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Max Askren sees the cultural side of wrestling

On the mat, sophomore Max Askren is a “grinder,” according to MU wrestling coach Brian Smith. Away from the mat, Askren’s coach describes him as a deep thinker who enjoys learning about other cultures and their languages.

Whirlwind volleyball season brings Kewpies trio together

Despite their differing personalities, Hickman juniors Jessi Strother, Chloe Perkins and Hannah Babcock have combined to form solid leadership for the Kewpies on and off the volleyball court.

Travel packages to Big 12 Championship sell quickly

Missouri No.1 for the first time in 47 years

The Associated Press put the Tigers on top of its poll for the second time in school history. It is the Tigers’ first No. 1 ranking since November of 1960. The Tigers received 45 first-place votes, while No. 2 ranked West Virginia got 20. In the BCS rankings, which ultimately determine which teams play for the national championship, Missouri was also listed at No. 1 over West Virginia.

Sooners see more success against Tigers

When asked about the challenges presented by MU quarterback Chase Daniel and tight ends Martin Rucker and Chase Coffman, Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops responded confidently. “We’ve dealt with that the last two years with them. Right?”

Holiday practice helps MU men's basketball team

After coach Mike Anderson told the MU men's basketball team they had to practice all week, including on Thanksgiving Day, it dominated Western Illinois 91-52 on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

MU volleyball team earns NCAA tournament berth

The Tigers claimed one of the last at-large slots in the 64-team NCAA Volleyball Tournament, their eighth straight tournament appearance.

MU women's basketball team nets first road win

After losing the opener of the Florida Atlantic Thanksgiving Classic on Saturday in Boca Raton, Fla., the Missouri women’s basketball team looked for a change of pace to break out of its two-game slide.

Commentary: Kansas game lives up to hype

Tigers can enjoy their great season, Big 12 North title.

Missouri is flagged for 136 yards against Kansas

Typically a rarely-penalized time, Missouri was flagged 14 times in its win over Kansas.

Big 12 title tickets go on sale Monday morning

Pinkel makes the case for Chase

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel makes the Heisman case for his quarterback, Chase Daniel

Missouri-Kansas fans mix it up at Arrowhead

ESPN's GameDay, and raucous fans turned the area surrounding Arrowhead into a spectacle.

FINAL: Missouri 36, Kansas 28

Let the big game begin

In anticipation for Saturday night's football game between MU and the University of Kansas, fans gathered in downtown Kansas City on Friday evening at McFadden's Restaurant.

Commentary: Missouri-Kansas rivalry intense enough without invoking Civil War memories

Sports hate can be enjoyable, but old-time real hate is something best left in the past.

MU football fans speak up online

TigerBoard.com connects thousands of Missouri sports fans scattered across the globe, and before MU’s biggest game in decades, the message board has become a haven for taking jabs at the Jayhawks.

Off-campus game means beer in stands

Thirsty fans at this weekend’s MU-KU Border Showdown need look no farther than the concession stands at Arrowhead Stadium for beer.

MU vs. KU: Ten things at stake

Here are what Missouri and Kansas stand to gain with a victory on Saturday.

MU vs. KU: Five keys to the game

Here are the areas the Tigers must excel in against the Jayhawks on Saturday.

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