MU defense still tweaking

The performance of Missouri's defense was largely overlooked amid the offense's praise Saturday. Players and coaches said some areas must be addressed before the Tigers begin Big 12 Conference play Oct. 4 at Nebraska, but they are optimistic improvements will be made.

Tigers prevail in wet outing

Dismal weather and last minute rescheduling left a sparse gathering of fans at Walton Stadium and donations of soccer balls were modest for the Kick for Nick charity promotion.



Another impressive weekend for Big 12 teams

Hard as it is to fathom, the top teams in the conference found ways to look even stronger.

Record day for Daniel

Going 23-for-28 in the Tigers' 69-17 win over Nevada, Chase Daniel overtook Brad Smith's career passing record in the first quarter with a pass to Jeremy Maclin for an 80-yard touchdown.

Sure-handed Daniel making impression

Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel has put up eye-popping numbers through three games this season while playing in just over four halves.

Lots of unique fans at MU-Nevada Game

Tailgaters at Saturday's football game bring lots of interesting stories to tell.

Cook shines while Kewpies sputter

The sophomore made plays on offense, defense, and special teams, but Hickman's couldn't mount a comeback throwing the ball after trailing big at halftime to Park Hill.

Halftime tweaks give MU soccer a win

The Commodores were undefeated entering the match, but MU coach Brian Blitz altered the Tigers' long-ball based offense in the second half as his team rolled to a 3-0 win.

Bruins offense struggles and lineman Hinton goes down

Rock Bridge could not get its offense rolling as McCluer North rolled to over 280 yards rushing in the game and pulled away in the fourth quarter.

Cougars fall in their home opener


Sean Weatherspoon, a junior linebacker, has become the face of MU's early season success.

TIGER KICKOFF: Who was Jimmy Jackson before he was a Tiger?

Gary Pinkel calls him the ultimate team player. Chase Daniel says that he can't remember seeing him ever feeling sorry for himself. None of this is a surprise to Hayti High School coach David Gilmore.


TIGER KICKOFF: Saunders continues mentoring tradition

Senior captain Tommy Saunders takes it upon himself to pass down what he has learned in his time as a Missouri wide receiver.

Cougars volleyball wins pair at Graceland Invite

MU linebacking corps filled with promise

While MU linebackers Brock Christopher and Sean Weatherspoon have received most of the recognition as returning starters, Luke Lambert, Will Ebner and Andrew Gachkar have been instrumental in making the toughest defensive position to play a big strength for the Tigers.

Tigers game set for national broadcast

The Missouri football team's game against Nevada is no longer available only on a pay-per-view basis. It is now set for a Fox Sports Net national broadcast at 11:30 on Saturday.

Writers and NCAA president talk about sports journalism

NCAA President Myles Brand and other representatives of the sports journalism world agree new technologies are having a positive impact on the NCAA landscape, but they have some differing ideas on how and when journalists should be allowed to use them.

Ticket shortage puts student on hill

Demand is outpacing supply for MU football tickets, leaving many students sitting on the grass at the north end of the stadium.

MU trainer describes Danario Alexander’s comeback

Three months ago, Danario Alexander had surgery to repair a ligament that had retorn. On Saturday, he’ll make his return to the field, three weeks before what coach Gary Pinkel had said would be a “best-case scenario.”

Former Missourian reporters recall MU football program's darker days

Since MU’s School of Journalism rolled out the first issue of the Missourian in 1908, a long line of sportswriters has covered the team. Hearing the perspectives of some of these writers provides a clearer view of how special the Tigers’ recent rise has been.