Photographs of the scuffle between Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick show a more physical confrontation than witnesses described, with Edwards at one point grabbing Harvick by the throat.
This year's Tigers team, which plays No. 2 Nebraska at noon Sunday at Hearnes Center, has three Nebraskans on the roster. The group says doing their best against the Cornhuskers, who have six players from their home state, is important.
The Missouri softball team beat visiting Three Rivers Community College and Johnson County Community College on Saturday.
The Columbia College volleyball team earned two home victories Saturday afternoon.
The Hickman girls cross country team placed third out of eight teams Saturday at a 5K in Jefferson City's Binder Park.
The Stephens College cross country team placed third Saturday at the Gary Stoner Memorial.
The Kewpies won the game on a wild pitch in the top of the sixth inning to beat Jefferson City.
While fans cheer, the ROTC cadets who shoot of MU's fabled cannon and do pushups corresponding to the Tigers side of scoreboard might root for the offense to slow down its production.
The highly-touted Columbia native has embraced his role despite once being considered as the heir apparent to Brad Smith.
The handshake players give each other after scoring is a straight-forward gesture and a reflection of a "team-first" mentality. How it came into existence is a lot tougher to explain.
What to know about Saturday's match-up between the Tigers and the Cowboys.
The Asburys play on different sides of the ball, but the support the provide to one another has helped them succeed.
Hickman defeated rival Rock Bridge 10-1 Wednesday night to advance in the Class 4, District 10 softball tournament.
The Kewpies have lost the district softballl championship to Jefferson City for the past two years. They'll get a chance to avenge the losses in Friday night's title match.
Stephens College volleyball suffered a sweep at home Thursday night to Central Methodist.
Given their success, Missouri offensive players scoff at the time-of-possession statistic and look to continue their hurried scoring barrage.
The Tigers rank last in the Big 12 in pass defense, but without MU's struggles against Illinois, the Tigers would jump ahead of Texas and Nebraska, two defenses that haven't been criticized nearly as much.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy and his offensive staff welcome the opportunity to keep pace with MU's prolific spread attack Saturday night in Columbia, and they don't plan to alter their approach.