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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.

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. 

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