Cards drop fourth straight in blowout loss to Cubs

The Cardinals dropped three games below .500 after a 12-3 makeup game loss Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

Tigers’ new goalkeeper more at home at MU

New Tigers goalkeeper Tasha Dittamore transferred to MU so her parents could watch her play soccer.

Pinkel, MU look to halt second-half struggles

Tigers coach Gary Pinkel says he is responsible for lapses on both sides of the ball after halftime that caused big leads against Illinois and Ole Miss to get uncomfortably slim.

Mario Williams shines in Texans’ victory over Chiefs

Second-year defensive lineman Mario Williams, the former No. 1 overall pick, returned a fumble recovery for a touchdown in Houston’s victory over the Chiefs.

Rams can’t contain Panthers’ Steve Smith

The Carolina wide reciever hauled in seven catches for 118 yards and one touchdown in a 27-13 Panthers win.

Missouri soccer team improves to 4-0

Freshman Alysha Bonnick scored twice in the Missouri women’s soccer team’s win against Eastern Illinois, but it was the Tigers’ defense that stood out the most.

Long-time tradition brings fans to The Grove

There is a right way and a wrong way. And then there is the Manning Way. And when you’re in Oxford, a college town where tradition permeates the muggy air like the smell of deep fried chicken and deviled eggs, the Manning Way is the only way.

Rucker’s ability to switch positions aids Tigers

If you pick up any roster or depth chart for the Missouri Tigers, the abbreviation next to Martin Rucker’s name says “TE” for tight end. However, the last two weeks Rucker has moved around so much in the offense, he could just as easily be attached to a UTL label — as the team’s utility player.

Rebels can’t answer Missouri offense

It should have been a laugher, a 30-minute sitcom starring quarterback Chase Daniel and his talented ensemble of receivers, tight ends and running backs. But the Tigers dominated in the first half, allowed Ole Miss fans to regain hope in the second half, then held on to beat the Rebels 38-25.

Bruins softball team ready for senior night

The Rock Bridge Bruins softball team will have its senior night at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Rick Roebel runs another barefoot marathon

Rick Roebel, known as “Barefoot Rick,” ran his fifth Heart of America Marathon on Monday. It was the fourth he has completed without shoes.

Heart of America victory part of marathon double

The Heart of America Marathon is a Labor Day tradition in Columbia and the fifth oldest marathon in the country.

MU volleyball team lets one slip away

Winning two games against Florida International on Sunday was no problem for the MU volleyball team. But winning a third proved to be another matter entirely.

MU soccer team wins home opener

The Missouri women’s soccer team won its home opener 5-2 against Western Michigan on Sunday at Walton Stadium.

Heart of America Marathon draws small but dedicated crowd

The 48th annual Columbia race won’t draw record crowds, but it’s a race with a lot of heart.

Tigers’ poor rushing steams Temple

“We’re way better than that,” said MU running back Tony Temple after the Tigers' rushing game struggled against Illinois, almost costing them the game.

Questions surround Notre Dame after loss to Georgia Tech

Notre Dame begins its season with a 33-3 stumble against Georgia Tech.


Missouri’s Maclin returns from injury to play against Illini

Redshirt freshman Jeremy Maclin scored the first touchdown of his career on Saturday and will temporarily replace injured receiver Danario Alexander.

Pig Brown carries Tigers past Illinois

The Illini scored 21 points in the second half, but two big plays by “Pig” Brown, including a 100-yard fumble return, made the difference for the Tigers.

Freshman brings new life to MU golf team

Freshman golfer William Harrold is from Guestwick, England, and is working on adjusting to a new life in Missouri with the help of his coach and teammates