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Bruins, Kewpies post 16 state qualifying times at COMO Invitational

The Hickman and Rock Bridge girls swimmers competed against five schools from around Missouri at Saturday's meet.

The Lone Star connection: Tigers from Texas excited to play Cotton Bowl in home state

Under coach Gary Pinkel, Missouri has stepped up its recruiting efforts in Texas.

Tigers look for way to stifle ‘Wild Hog’ formation

With any lingering disappointment from being left out of the BCS seemingly behind, the Tigers are squarely focused on beating the Arkansas Razorbacks in the Cotton Bowl

Tigers look to break losing skid against Fighting Illini, earn Braggin’ Rights

MU’s most recent victory against the Illini wasn’t even in this decade. It came in 1999 by a score of 78-72.

COMMENT: Mizzou’s future schedule could mean BCS gold

Beating down on inferior schools will certainly devalue the Tigers’ future schedule, but it’s the perfect recipe for success in the flawed BCS system.

The show-me shooter

Matt Lawrence, the Missouri men's basketball team's 3-point specialist, is one of few who had black and gold ingrained in him well before he stepped foot on campus.

MU women's basketball team loses to Illinois

For the third straight game the Missouri women’s basketball team had a poor showing in the second half, this time leading to a 66-52 loss to Illinois on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.

Braggin' Rights rivalry doesn’t carry over to MU women’s team

The Missouri women's basketball team would like to raise its rivalry with Illinois to another level.

Heisman finalists to face off in Cotton Bowl

Missouri's Chase Daniel and Arkansas' Darren McFadden met at the Heisman ceremony and will meet again on New Year's Day in Dallas.

SEC mystique doesn't worry Tigers

The Cotton Bowl matchup presents the Tigers with a chance to defeat a representative of a conference many say is college football’s best.

Rare size advantage boosts Tigers

DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons led the Missouri men's basketball team to victory against North Carolina A&T.

MU redshirt linebacker moves to defensive end

The Tigers' Michael Keck spent much of this season as an outside linebacker, but he will soon be setting up in a three-point stance as a defensive end.

MU men’s basketball team glad to be playing more

The Tigers had only one day to prepare for Monday's basketball game against North Carolina A&T, but the players say they view it as a positive.

Missouri men's basketball team cruises to easy win

Missouri eases past McNeese State

Missouri football fans move on, slowly

Orange Bowl still explaining its Missouri snub.

Experience and determination give Cox high aspirations

Hickman senior Drae Cox wants to build from his fourth place finish last season at the MSHSAA State Wrestling Championships. This year, he wants to be an undefeated state champion.

Refreshed Tigers return to practice

After a two week break from football, the Missouri Tigers returned to the practice field with a fresh attitude in order to prepare for the Cotton Bowl against Arkansas.

Missouri women win in overtime

Missouri women's basketball team needs overtime to beat UMKC

A Season to Remember

This college football season was inconceivable.

Appalachian State upset Michigan. Notre Dame won only three games. A sophomore won the Heisman Trophy for the first time. And Missouri played Kansas with the No. 1 ranking in the nation at stake.

The Tigers prevailed, claiming the top spot in the polls for the first time since 1960. Chase Daniel showed up in sports fans’ mailbox, gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated. Fans started to plan trips to New Orleans for the national title game. But Oklahoma forced everyone to cancel their reservations, dominating the Tigers in the Big 12 Conference Championship.

Such a story would have seemed absurd in August, like Nebraska giving up 76 points to Kansas.

But it did happen, and here’s how …

Kewpies point guard keeps low profile

Eric Franklin's quiet leadership belies his high energy playing style for the Hickman boys basketball team.

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