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MU women’s team improves to 6-1

The Missouri women’s basketball team beat St. Mary’s College 79-64 in the final game of the Hilton Concord Classic on Saturday night at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif. Tiffany Brooks was named Most Valuable Player of the event, scoring 12 points Saturday night, but fouling out of the game.

Defensive domination for MU

The Missouri men’s basketball team isn’t handing opposing coaches any favors.

Cheerleaders cheer Tigers to two triumphs

As the spotlights pierce the darkness on Norm Stewart Court, all eyes are on the starting Missouri men’s basketball players.

Chase Daniel said, "We got our swagger back."

Welcome back, Missouri football.

The Tigers beat Kansas 42-17 on Saturday at Faurot Field.

Bradford feasts, Cougars end fast

There came a point during Saturday’s game at Columbia College when everyone knew where the ball was going.

Former Kewpie bright spot for Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Former Hickman player Lance Harris hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 26 points to help Kansas State pull away late for a 68-57 victory over Coppin State Saturday night.

MU climbs in bowl projections after win

The most important man to Missouri’s football postseason fate might have been sitting in row two, seat 27 of the press box at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Historically festooned fanatics heckle Jayhawk faithful

Elliott Jaros and Danny “D-Ray” Rafiner are prepared for war, just not a modern one.

Missouri steady on the receiving end

It was everything they hoped for this season. Missouri’s twin terrors at tight end, junior Martin Rucker and sophomore Chase Coffman, put up the numbers that they were expected to all season.

Tigers await their NCAA playoff fate

Missouri volleyball is not just an overnight sensation. Last year, coach Wayne Kreklow took a Missouri program that had never advanced beyond the NCAA Tournament’s second round to the Elite Eight.

Gymnasts battling through early pains

Ice is surprisingly important for the Missouri gymnastics team. Whether it is for an ankle, a wrist or maybe a shoulder, it is a big part of life for the Tigers, especially now.

From the Press Box

"From The Press Box" is a quarter-by-quarter update of Missouri football games with a post game recap right after the final whistle blows.

Players show they can dish it out

Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton complement each other on the basketball court. And, it appears, at the dessert table.

Tigers focus on chance to get back to winning

A month ago, it was the chance to set this Missouri football team apart from the past.

Chiefs put down Broncos

KANSAS CITY — NFL rushing leader Larry Johnson made the Denver Broncos’ fifth-ranked run defense look ordinary.

Freshman not short on fans

When Tess Hayes played basketball for Higbee High School, the teams were six-on-six.

‘Last of a dying breed’

NEW YORK — John Riggins was the type of player kids loved emulating. He was a bruising runner with a mean streak and big shoulder pads who plowed through defenders and dragged them along for the ride, all the way to the Hall of Fame.

Curling enthusiasts willing to go long haul

Somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean is a freighter loaded with 13 tons of coveted supplies, steaming its way toward North America.

Rams continue to get run over

ST. LOUIS — It’s a weekly topic at Rams Park: What’s wrong with a defense that can’t stop the run?

Coach back at home with Kewpies

In 1978, Ken Ash was in his final year as coach of the Hickman boys basketball team. Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson produced a No. 1 hit that year that implored mammas everywhere not to let their babies grow up to be cowboys.

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