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Redmond's story not always easy to tell

Missouri linebacker Steve Redmond had to endure the difficult transition from competitor to injured player. It’s a change that gets the best of many athletes, whose very identity can be shattered by a single blow.

Missouri eager to make most of Alamo Bowl

The Alamo Bowl isn't where the Tigers had planned to end their season. But now that they're here, they plan to go out with a win.

2008 Tigers look back on unfulfilled expectations

Regardless of the causes, there’s one thing the Tigers can agree on: There’s no altering the past. The only thing they can influence now is Monday night’s matchup with Northwestern.

Tigers serious about Alamo Bowl

Instead of taking a lighthearted approach to Monday night's Alamo Bowl, Missouri is preparing as if its entire season hinges on its game against Northwestern.

Tigers' Saunders fills two roles

Tommy Saunders has made a difference on the football team. The Tigers’ senior captain has earned a reputation as a reliable receiver and team leader. That doesn’t separate him from other seniors on the MU football team. It’s his work off the field, however, that does.

Alamo Bowl teams balance fun and football

Missouri and Northwestern practice from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Select players and coaches speak at press conferences afterward. When business is through, players can see the sites, spend time with their families or even go out to bars.

Tigers beat transitional SIUE

The Cougars men's basketball team is in the first of four transitional seasons moving from Division II to Division I. After a 107-57 loss to No. 25 Missouri on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, SIUE is 2-11, including six losses by 18 points or more.

Northwestern offense ready to prove doubters wrong

To coaches and players on the Wildcats' offense, the Alamo Bowl against Missouri represents an opportunity for redemption.

MU defense serious about dominating

Four times this season the Tigers haven’t been able to silence their critics, specifically those targeting the defense’s struggles. They hope to show their worth in the Alamo Bowl.

Wildcats excited for "challenge"

The Missouri offense is a lot different than what the Northwesteren defense has become used to in Big 10 Conference play.

Rock Bridge rolls at tournament

The Rock Bridge boys basketball team rolled to a 75-40 victory Saturday in the first round of the William Jewell tournament.

3-state Route 66 marathon to end in Joplin

The event, set for Oct. 3, will run from Miami, Okla., through southeast Kansas into Missouri.

Coaches in the classroom

Missouri student athletes depend on academic tutors to help them manage unique challenges. 

Ex-trainer pleads not guilty to secretly videotaping female athletes

A former fitness trainer in Springfield pleads not guilty to secretly videotaping female athletes after convincing them to weigh themselves naked.

Illinois stuns Missouri

The No. 25 Tigers shots didn't fall. The Fighting Illini couldn't miss. The result was a 75-59 loss for the Tigers, their ninth straight loss to Illinois in the Braggin' Rights Game.

Lawrence continues hometown struggles

St. Louis native Matt Lawrence struggled for the fourth straight year in Tuesday night’s Braggin’ Rights Game against Illinois at the Scottrade Center, scoring just four points on 2-of-6 shooting in the Missouri men's basketball team's 75-59 loss.

Teams with similar paths converge in St. Louis

Tuesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Missouri and Illinois men’s basketball teams could mean a lot later this season when teams are chosen for the NCAA tournament.

Jaben's long road

When former MU swimmer Max Jaben failed a drug test for anabolic steroids, it changed his life.

New technology strives to heal injuries faster

People using Accelerated Recovery Performance, which sends electrical currents into the muscles, say the device helps cure injuries 30 percent faster than typical physical therapy and gets people back into the shape they once were quickly.

Hollins' late flurry leads Tigers past Razorbacks

The Missouri women's basketball team used a late 13-4 run to overcome an eight-point deficit and win their fifth game in a row.

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