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Crew of 100 Sedalians come to support Kim Anderson in season opener

The most famous man from Sedalia had support from home during a disappointing  start to his Missouri men's basketball head coaching career.

UPDATE: Battle football advances to state semifinal thanks to Jerrion Nelson's 'enormous' stop

Battle will face the winner of Ladue Horton-Watkins vs. Jackson, which face off Saturday at 1 p.m. If Jackson wins, Battle will play at Jackson. If Ladue Horton-Watkins wins, Battle will host the semifinal matchup.

Inconsistent contributors spur Missouri football in win

Several Missouri players showed spark they'd been missing over the last month, and helped lift the Tigers with big plays.

Missouri wrestling gives coach Brian Smith his 200th career win

Missouri wrestling dominated in wins against Truman University and Missouri Baptist on Saturday.

Missouri men's basketball faces quick turnaround after opening loss

After suffering its first season-opening loss in nine years, Missouri has less than 48 hours to learn from its mistakes and prepare for its game tomorrow against Valparaiso.

Missouri women's basketball opens regular season with blowout win

The Missouri women's basketball team posted an 89-52 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday. After struggles in both of the team's exhibition games, the decisive win was a relief for the Tigers.

COMMENTARY: Loss to UMKC proves Anderson has big task ahead of him at Missouri

The Tigers' loss to the Kangaroos portends a difficult first season for coach Kim Anderson.

 

Six Cougars earn conference volleyball honors

Junior Polina Severina and seniors Lydie van Deursen and Brooke Simpson made the American Midwest Conference first team in volleyball.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: The fresh faces of the SEC compete in College Station

As the Tigers defeated the Aggies in College Station, Texas, we collected reactions from fans of the SEC's two newest teams.

No. 4 Alabama holds off No. 1 Mississippi State

The Tide (9-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 5 College Football Playoff) reasserted itself as a national title contender with a dominant first half and some clutch play in the fourth quarter. Alabama had been stuck just outside of the top four teams in the CFP rankings but powered its way squarely into the mix.

Dak Prescott and the Bulldogs (9-1, 5-1, No. 1 CFP) kept fighting to keep their first-ever top ranking going for a sixth week. They couldn't conquer Alabama at raucous Bryant-Denny Stadium, though.

Lehtera, Schwartz lead Blues over Capitals 4-1

St. Louis got goals from Backes, Jori Lehtera, Jaden Schwartz, and Patrik Berglund and got another strong performance from goalie Brian Elliott, who stopped 24 of 25 shots.

Missouri men's basketball stunned by UMKC in regular season opener

Missouri's regular season home opener didn't go like it was supposed to. On Kim Anderson's debut as head coach, Missouri lost to UMKC for the first time in school history.

Texas A&M's young upstarts a mighty threat to Missouri football

The Aggies' young stars will be gunning for the Tigers in College Station, Texas, where Texas A&M football's future looks bright.

Missouri volleyball drops close match to Georgia

Two Tigers set career-kills records in the match, but couldn't offset Missouri's 35 attack errors.

Future is in the family for Missouri women's basketball

The Tigers signed Sophie Cunningham and Cierra Porter, both sisters of current players, for the 2015-16 season. Sophie Cunningham previously made headlines as the first female player to score for Rock Bridge High School's football team.

Missouri cross country freshman qualifies for NCAA Championships

Missouri freshman Karissa Schweizer earns individual berth to next week's NCAA Championships in Terre Haute, Indiana.

Missouri men's basketball freshman Gant withheld from Tigers' opening game

Missouri freshman Jakeenan Gant is being withheld from the Tigers opening game against University of Missouri-Kansas City because of a review regarding his eligibility.

Columbia College men's soccer lose conference tournament match

The Cougar men lost to the Lindenwood-Belleville Lynx on Friday in the American Midwest Conference's Postseason Tournament Championship.

MLB concerns grow after Taveras' death

Taveras, who had a bright future when he signed with the Cardinals as a teenager in 2008, joins a growing list of baseball players who have died or run afoul of the law in the Dominican Republic upon returning home during major league vacation.

Decision on Kemper Arena's future delayed again

Noting the strong opposition to American Royal's plan, council members said they believed they legally need to seek other proposals, meaning a resolution for the arena could be months away.

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