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Big turnout for MU's ultimate tournament

The MUtants, Missouri’s ultimate, team finished 19th at their home tournament against stiff competition.

Sloppy second half mars Tiger victory

The MU men’s basketball team won big on Tuesday night to advance to the championship rounds of the O’Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic, despite a sloppy second half.

Temple glad to be there for team and family after difficult week

During the week leading up to the Texas A&M game, teammates and coaches supported Missouri running back Tony Temple as he dealt with his grandma’s death to cancer.

Moore fills in admirably for Brown on MU defense

After an injury to Pig Brown, his friend and teammate William Moore is succeeding at being the same emotional and physical prescence as Brown.

Columbia College defeats Central Methodist

Columbia College advances to semifinals.

Bounds takes new direction after loss of father

Hickman senior Tucker Bounds may have lost his father six months ago, but family and friends noticed his growth and maturity throughout the Kewpies’ football season.

 

Kansas controls its destiny<br>in bid for national football title

If the undefeated Jayhawks football team wins its final three games — including against the Tigers Nov. 24 — it will probably will play in the BCS National Championship Game.

Five-star football recruit commits to MU

Parkway West High School quarterback Blaine Gabbert, ranked third in a recruiting Web site’s 2008 class, told MU coach Gary Pinkel after Saturday’s victory over Texas A&M that he’d join the Tigers.

Former MU player turned coach<br>faces former coach for first time

MU women’s basketball coach Cindy Stein competed against former player and assistant Kerensa Barr, now an assistant with Murray State, in the Tigers’ season opener Friday.

Stephens College finding its place in the pool

Since joining the NAIA in 2004, the Stephens College swim team has nearly rewritten its record book. Although success against fellow NAIA schools has been hard to come by, the outlook for Stars athletics is improving.

Sports briefs

The Missouri women’s soccer team was selected to the NCAA Tournament.

MU men's basketball team nets season-opening win

Junior transfer DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the field to lead the MU men's basketball team to victory over Central Michigan in its season opener.

MU men's basketball team ready to rebound

Missouri will focus on improving its rebounding in its season opener Monday night against Central Michigan.

Tigers improve to fifth in latest BCS rankings

MU could earn an invitation to a BCS bowl game by winning against Kansas State, Kansas, and in the Big 12 Championship game. The invitation would be the first for the Tigers since the Bowl Championship Seriesbegan.

Heisman hype heats up for Chase Daniel

MU quarterback Chase Daniel earned his place as a legitimate Heisman candidate after leading the Tigers to their ninth win of the season Saturday against Texas A&M.

Kansas one of only two unbeatens<br>in major college football

A win over Iowa State next Saturday would make this season's Jayhawks the first to go 11-0 since Kansas started playing football more than a century ago.

Title hunt over for Carl Edwards

Engine problems ruined Carl Edwards' longshot chances for the Nextel Cup title.

Rams earn first win of season

Impressive performances from Marc Bulger, Steven Jackson and the Rams' defense helped end the Saints' four-game winning streak.

Broncos drop Chiefs at Arrowhead

Denver capitalized on three Damon Huard turnovers and beat Kansas City at home for the first time since 2002.

Edwards wins pole

Edwards won his first pole in almost two years.

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