Pescaglia not burdened by expectations

K.C. Pescaglia isn’t buying into his own hype.

Berth ends suspense

With their eyes glued to ESPNews on a big screen television on Sunday afternoon at the Clinton Club at Mizzou Arena, nervous Missouri volleyball players squirmed in their chairs and bit their nails.

Coach, daughter balance family with basketball

With in-state competition from NCAA Division I schools Missouri State, Saint Louis, UMKC, not to mention smaller NCAA schools such as UMSL and Rolla, it can be difficult for the Columbia College women’s basketball team to get top-notch talent.

Temple works through errors to run over KU

On Nov. 20, Tony Temple stood in the corner of the large meeting room on the first floor of the Mizzou Athletics Training Complex, away from the lobby where the majority of media members were grilling the Tigers about losing four of their past five games.

Bruins co-captain Rachel Drennan returns after a major injury

An ugly black brace, Velcroed together and bending just enough to allow normal movement, partially hides Rachel Drennan’s right leg, covering her knee with the exception of a single racquetball-sized hole directly over the joint. It’s a unmistakable piece of evidence about where Drennan has been, but being on the court during Rock Bridge girls basketball practice is a sign of where she is going.

MU women’s team improves to 6-1

The Missouri women’s basketball team beat St. Mary’s College 79-64 in the final game of the Hilton Concord Classic on Saturday night at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif. Tiffany Brooks was named Most Valuable Player of the event, scoring 12 points Saturday night, but fouling out of the game.

Defensive domination for MU

The Missouri men’s basketball team isn’t handing opposing coaches any favors.

Cheerleaders cheer Tigers to two triumphs

As the spotlights pierce the darkness on Norm Stewart Court, all eyes are on the starting Missouri men’s basketball players.

Chase Daniel said, "We got our swagger back."

Welcome back, Missouri football.

The Tigers beat Kansas 42-17 on Saturday at Faurot Field.

Bradford feasts, Cougars end fast

There came a point during Saturday’s game at Columbia College when everyone knew where the ball was going.

Former Kewpie bright spot for Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Former Hickman player Lance Harris hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points to help Kansas State pull away late for a 68-57 victory over Coppin State Saturday night.

MU climbs in bowl projections after win

The most important man to Missouri’s football postseason fate might have been sitting in row two, seat 27 of the press box at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Historically festooned fanatics heckle Jayhawk faithful

Elliott Jaros and Danny “D-Ray” Rafiner are prepared for war, just not a modern one.

Missouri steady on the receiving end

It was everything they hoped for this season. Missouri’s twin terrors at tight end, junior Martin Rucker and sophomore Chase Coffman, put up the numbers that they were expected to all season.

Tigers await their NCAA playoff fate

Missouri volleyball is not just an overnight sensation. Last year, coach Wayne Kreklow took a Missouri program that had never advanced beyond the NCAA Tournament’s second round to the Elite Eight.

Gymnasts battling through early pains

Ice is surprisingly important for the Missouri gymnastics team. Whether it is for an ankle, a wrist or maybe a shoulder, it is a big part of life for the Tigers, especially now.

From the Press Box

"From The Press Box" is a quarter-by-quarter update of Missouri football games with a post game recap right after the final whistle blows.

Players show they can dish it out

Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton complement each other on the basketball court. And, it appears, at the dessert table.

Tigers focus on chance to get back to winning

A month ago, it was the chance to set this Missouri football team apart from the past.

Chiefs put down Broncos

KANSAS CITY — NFL rushing leader Larry Johnson made the Denver Broncos’ fifth-ranked run defense look ordinary.