Surprise against Broncos keeps Rams afloat

"We're building this team and we're on the right track," St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said. "I think we've earned a little bit of respect."

On back of defense, Chiefs climb into first place

The Kansas City Chiefs extended their winning streak to five games and moved into a tie with Denver atop the AFC West.

Heyward to Cardinals as Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

The Cardinals traded an arm for a bat, picking up a once-promising player who hasn't reached his enormous potential.

Stanton agrees to record $325 million deal with Marlins

It's the most lucrative deal for an American athlete and averages $25 million per season or $154,321 per game.

Florida wants next coach to have stong offensive track record

Recently resigned Will Muschamp, a defensive-minded coach, was a disappointment for the Gators.

Only tough options now for FIFA prosecutor Garcia

FIFA critics say Michael Garcia needs to take a stand, either by resigning as independent chief investigator or by leaking his full report into corruption in the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, won by Russia and Qatar, respectively.

Missouri men's basketball gets its first win of the season

Kim Anderson earned his first career victory as a Division I coach, even if it wasn't pretty.

Missouri football recap: What we learned from the Tigers' victory at Texas A&M

No. 19 Missouri (8-2, 5-1 SEC) returns to Columbia with an improved offense, healthy captain and a resilient victory against Texas A&M. 

Missouri volleyball escapes Mississippi in 3-2 win

After losing in five sets on Friday, The Tigers redeemed themselves with a 3-2 come-from-behind win against Mississippi. The team credited the victory to its improved defense. 

Missouri football moves back into polls after Texas A&M win

With some help from upsets throughout The Associated Press Top 25, Missouri returned to the rankings at No. 19.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Spartans celebrate District football title; first transgender NCAA athlete visits MU

This week Missourian photographers took pictures of a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the beginning of construction for a new elementary school, a Veterans Day ceremony at MU, and a talk by Kye Allums for Transgender Awareness Week.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Tigers adjust for Texas A&M; feds charge 27 in cocaine, prostitution conspiracies

The Tigers' adjustments for Texas A&M was the Missourian's most-read story this week. Other stories include the announcement that the Aggies' Kyle Allen would start in Saturday's game and a federal indictment involving conspiracies to distribute crack cocaine and promote prostitution in Boone County.

Columbia College volleyball heads into NAIA tournament ranked eighth

The Columbia College volleyball team finished eighth in the final NAIA rankings, earning the Cougars a bye in the first round of the NAIA national tournament.

Missouri soccer stifles Kansas in NCAA Tournament victory

Following a 3-1 Border War victory on Sunday in Lawrence, Kansas, the Tigers will face Washington on Friday in the second round of the NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament

Chiefs defense preserves 24-20 win over Seahawks

The Chiefs stopped Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks on fourth down three times in the final quarter Sunday.

Rams surprise Manning, Broncos 22-7

Shaun Hill was effective in his first start since regaining the quarterback job and the St. Louis Rams defense made life miserable for Peyton Manning in a 22-7 victory over the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos on Sunday.

Missouri football wins at Texas A&M to stay atop division

The Tigers (8-2, 5-1 in the Southeastern Conference) came back from a penalty-filled first half to beat the Aggies and stay atop the SEC East. It was Missouri's best offensive performance in conference play. 

Missouri football defeats Texas A&M 34-27, stays atop SEC East

The Tigers (8-2, 5-1 in the Southeastern Conference) came back from a penalty-filled first half to beat the Aggies and stay atop the SEC East. It was Missouri's best offensive performance this season. 


Columbia man on 1,000-mile bike journey catches Missouri game in Texas

Robert Christensen says he's "not a very serious biker," but on Nov. 2, the Columbia native got on his bicycle and began a trip that on Saturday passed through College Station, Texas, for Missouri football's game against Texas A&M.

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.