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New swim suit making waves, controversy

Since its debut February, the Speedo LZR has helped set 35 world records and raised the eyebrows of some MU swimmers from their countries’ Olympic trials.

Big fourth inning is key for Kewpies

After struggling early, the Kewpies routed Helias 11-5 Tuesday night.

Lackluster Hickman soccer falls to Jefferson City

The Hickman girls soccer team struggled to maintain any constant pressure on Jefferson City’s defense and gave up a second half goal to fall to the Jays 1-0.

Bowhunting season opens Monday

A senior at Mizzou has been bowhunting a majority of his life and turkey hunting season begins again on Monday.

MU softball to face Kansas in pivotal doubleheader

Stefhon Hannah pleads guilty

Hannah pleads guilty to lesser charges after fight outside nightclub.

Tigers defense returns lots of experience

Ten starters return on defense for the Missouri football team.

MU water polo team fights finances, misconceptions

The Missouri water polo team, a club sport, has had its share of struggles with gaining recognition and keeping participation, but its members continue playing the sport they love.

Missouri women’s basketball team hires assistant coach

Doshia Woods comes from Oregon State to be recruiting coordinator for the Missouri women’s basketball team.

Six score in Hickman lacrosse team win

For MU baseball, every pitch counts

Throughout most of baseball history, effectiveness has been the sole factor in determining when a pitcher exits a game. Over the past decade, other factors have begun to influence the decision-making process.

“I don’t remember even having discussions about pitch counts when I was a player,” Jamieson said of his playing days in the late ’70s and early ’80s at the University of New Orleans. “We didn’t talk about it or worry about it.”

Today, he worries about it. He does not obsess, and it isn’t his chief concern, but he is aware.

Missouri softball rallies to sweep Texas Tech

The series victory pushes the Tigers' record to .500 in conference play as it prepares to host Kansas this week.

College athletes struggle to find new identities after graduation

At the end of their collegiate careers, many MU athletes struggle to make the transition from elite athlete to regular person. The MU athletic department is now taking steps to help the former student-athletes cope.

MU softball team improving Big 12 status

Coming from behind to defeat Texas Tech 5-3 Saturday at University Field improved the Missouri softball team to 3-4 in Big 12 play.

Missouri tennis team easily defeats Iowa State

The Tigers defeated Iowa State 7-0 on Saturday in Ames, Iowa, losing just three sets in the six singles matches.

Tigers soccer team comes from behind to win 3-1

Minnesota led 1-0 at halftime, but the Tigers tied the match when freshman forward Alysha Bonnick scored in the 53rd minute.

Missouri gymnastics team to miss out on National Championships

The Missouri gymnastics team finished fourth out of six teams Saturday at the NCAA Central Regional in Baton Rouge, La. Their 195.100 was the lowest score since their opening Big 12 Conference meet against Iowa State on Jan. 18.

Multiple Tigers set personal bests at Tom Botts Invitational

Sophomore Nick Adcock set a personal record at the Tom Botts Invitational with a win the 110-meter high hurdles at 14.45 seconds.

Jamieson making all the right moves for Missouri baseball

With his team struggling, Missouri coach Tim Jamieson’s lineup and rotation changes have worked out even better than he could have hoped.

Starters in secondary a proven commodity

There’s only one position in the secondary that doesn’t have a returning starter from 2007 atop the depth chart in the spring. That’s because free safety William Moore needed surgery after an injury in the Cotton Bowl and won’t be able to reclaim his position until the fall.

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