The 29-year-old Columbia native made it as interesting as he could, winning both the Nationwide race Saturday and the season-ending Sprint Cup event less than 24 hours later in his long-shot bid to catch Jimmie Johnson. It just wasn’t enough.
Missouri won its second consecutive Big 12 North championship Saturday by beating Iowa State. The celebration was tempered, though, as the Tigers know bigger achievements remain on the horizon.
MU was eliminated from the NCAA tournament in the regional final Sunday afternoon. The loss to Illinois came in penalty kicks, after both teams failed to break a tie at 1 through double overtime.
Missouri freshman guard Miguel Paul, who is the cousin of New Orleans Hornets all-star point guard Chris Paul, has a combination of speed and court vision that make him a perfect fit for coach Mike Anderson's system.
The Tigers secured their spot in the Big 12 Conference Championship after trouncing Iowa State 52-20.
Chase Coffman, Missouri’s senior tight end and the NCAA all-time leader in receptions at the position, missed his second consecutive game for the Tigers with a sprained right big toe.
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For the fans who showed up Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium, cold weather and bad football are just realities that come with supporting the Iowa State Cyclones in November.
The 6-foot-9 Leo Lyons' 21 points kept the Panthers at bay.
Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson likes to say that he has eight or nine starters on his team. During Saturday's game against Prairie View A&M, it was those extra few starters who helped propel the Tigers to a win.
Members of the Columbia College volleyball team believe they have the determination, skill and chemistry to win the NAIA championship in Iowa this December.
Missouri soccer player Alysha Bonnick speaks to her family in Canada by phone before and after every game the Tigers play.
Neither snow flurries nor the fact that Halloween was fifteen days past could ward off the zombies, Jokers, and other costumed runners taking part in the Cross Country Xtreme run held at Midway Sandbar on Saturday.
The MU women's basketball team got off to a strong start on Friday night but eventually lost its season opener against South Dakota State.