The Olympics are here, and even if you couldn’t score tickets to Beijing, there is still a multitude of events to keep tabs on over the next 17 days. NBC will start its coverage with the opening ceremonies at 6:30 tonight.
Last year, Justin Garrett stepped in to take the place of Pig Brown. Now that he’s entering camp as the starter, he’s refusing to let his opportunity get away from him.
Derrick Peterson and Natasha Kaiser-Brown faced elite international competition.
When talking about kicking, Jeff Wolfert never mentions his leg, only how he mentally prepares for the task at hand. Coach Gary Pinkel says what makes Wolfert one of the best kickers in the country is his head.
The coverage of these athletes is more often about their role as females wrestlers than their actual matches.
Heralded freshman quarterback Blaine Gabbert finally joined the MU team for practice on Tuesday. He says learning the mental aspect of the college game is his main goal.
Quarterback Chase Daniel was a Heisman Trophy finalist last season after leading MU to a No. 4 season-ending ranking. That makes Kurtis Gregory, an offensive tackle, important, too. His job is to keep Daniel out of harm’s way.
In the world of female college wrestling, involvement in the sport can form bonds and build character.
Caray was a 1961 graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and the son of famous sports announcer Harry Caray.
Edwards won his fourth race of the year after usng an "alternative" racing strategy when rain started on lap 127 of the 200-lap race.
Randall Olson, 60, traveled 6½ hours from Norfolk, Neb., to participate in the State Games of Mid-America. He competed in 10 events this weekend and placed first in most of them.
Women's wrestling was first added to the Olympics in 2004. Missouri Valley College started a team in 1999 and two other Missouri colleges will add teams this fall.
The same two teams have vied for the gold medal every summer lacrosse has been held at the Show-Me State Games.
Amanda Lee of Lincoln, Neb., traveled to Columbia to compete in the State Games of Mid-America.
The Show-Me State Games tournament allowed parents to teach their children about the game.
David Johnson, commissioner of the pee-wee basketball tournament for the Show-Me State Games, doesn’t just helps out at the games; he has a history of helping out his community through basketball.
For Columbia’s Breanna Dumbacher, competing in the Show-Me State Games’ gymnastics competition is only part a year-round involvement with the sport.
Connor Wilson, Spencer Berry and Drew McCutchan all participated in the archery competition in the Show-Me State Games. The boys say the competition is a great place to make new friends.
The Show-Me State Games’ dodgeball tournament served as a qualifier for the National Amateur Dodgeball Association’s national tournament next July.