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Missouri football's Kenya Dennis settling in on the big stage

Kenya Dennis has come a long way from the woods he calls home in the Mississippi Delta. The junior transfer credits his modest upbringing for the success he's had as the Tigers' starting cornerback.

COMMENTARY: Get used to the name Montaque Gill-Caesar sooner rather than later

The Missouri basketball team has five freshmen who could see playing time this season. The one with the highest ceiling appears to be late arrival Montaque Gill-Caesar.

Jordan Frericks looks to break out for Missouri women's basketball

Jordan Frericks is entering her second season as a major contributor to the Missouri women's basketball team. Frericks, who Robin Pingeton said has "dominated" in recent practices, is set to evolve even more in 2014-15.

Battle High School celebrates district champions in pep rally

Battle High School's football team prepares to host Fort Zumwalt North on Friday. They won the Class 5, District 4 title when they defeated Camdenton last week.

Tigers don't make preseason SEC all-conference basketball teams

The Southeastern Conference released its preseason all-conference teams Thursday. Eleven of the SEC's 14 teams were represented. Missouri was one of the absent teams.

Missouri softball signs Jefferson City standout

Jolie Duffner, a senior from Blair Oaks High School, could provide punch for the Tigers in the infield.

Key info about Missouri men's basketball opener

What you need to know before Missouri men's basketball opens the season against Missouri-Kansas City.

Battle football shifts focus from district title

Despite winning its first-ever district title game, Battle remains focused on reaching the state championship game.

Season ticket sales in Kim Anderson's first season outpace those of two predecessors

Under former coaches Mike Anderson and Frank Haith, fewer than 8,000 season tickets were sold in their first season. This year, 8,200 have already been purchased.

 

11 Missouri sports announce signings

Wednesday started the early signing period for most college sports, and many Missouri teams announced the addition of new Tigers.

Columbia volleyball swept out of conference tournament

The Cougars drop to 33-5 as they wait to see if their postseason continues.

Stakes high in Missouri soccer's upcoming Border War

The Tigers and Jayhawks are scheduled to face off at 1 p.m. Sunday in the first round of the NCAA tournament. 

Missouri football completes 2015 schedule with BYU meeting at Arrowhead Stadium

The Tigers will return to the Chiefs' home in Kansas City for the first time since 2011. Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young and BYU beat Missouri on some trickery in the closing seconds of the only other game between the two schools.

Missouri football must handle A&M's true freshman

True freshman quarterback Kyle Allen is scheduled to start for Texas A&M against Missouri on Saturday. 

Columbia, Stephens women's soccer teams earn honors

The American Midwest Conference recognized six Columbia women's soccer players and one Stephens player with all-conference honors. Columbia's coach was also recognized.

U.S. coach not talking to MLS leader

U.S. men's soccer national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann shed no light on Don Garber's public dispute with him, saying he had not met with the Major League Soccer Commissioner in recent weeks.

Tyler Schneider transforms as a Tiger

From walk-on to team leader, Tyler Schneider is having a breakout season for the Missouri men's cross-country team.

UPDATE: Official: Cardinals' Taveras was drunk during fatal crash

Taveras had a blood-alcohol level five times the Dominican Republic's legal limit when he lost control of his car Oct. 26, according to a spokeswoman for the Dominican attorney general's office. 

Connor McGovern, Missouri football's strongest player, carries the weight of two

Missouri's junior guard, who switched from tackle to fill in for an injured player, trains and plays for his father. Keith McGovern broke his neck when he was in high school and was never able to play football.

Missouri women's basketball deals with injuries as regular season starts

As the regular season is set to begin, the Missouri women's basketball team has dealt with an array of injuries. Although some key players are sidelined, the team feels it is prepared to move forward.

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