One is outgoing, has dreadlocks and a 270-pound frame, says he’s from Miami’s “hood” and sports a mouth full of gold teeth. The other is a smaller, soft-spoken freshman who hails from a town in the Austin, Texas, area, talks about his grandmother in a drawl and has a mop-top haircut.
The Missouri men’s basketball team added another recruit to its 2006 class Wednesday with the signing of Vaidatos Volkus, a forward from Redlands College, Okla.
KANSAS CITY — NFL owners voted Wednesday to tentatively award Kansas City a Super Bowl, largely as a tribute to owner Lamar Hunt, who gave the game its name.
Bouncing back from a loss is one thing. Bouncing back from a loss that ended a 12-year championship streak is another.
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder said it was the right time for him to retire. As far as the Missouri Tigers are concerned, though, the timing is about as bad as it gets.
Missouri is bowl-eligible, but its destination for a postseason game remains as wide open as a talented receiver.
Six recruits have inked with the Missouri wrestling team for the 2006-2007 season, coach Brian Smith announced Tuesday. Ashtin Primus of South Connelsville, Penn., who will compete at 141 pounds; Willie Saxton of Rayland, Ohio, at 133; Zach Schuller of St. Clairesville, Ohio, at 149; Emanuel Brooks of Cahokia, Ill., at 149; Andrew Wood of Hannibal at 165; and Tyler Perry of Hannibal at 275.
As his team prepares for its season-finale Saturday against Kansas State, Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel vowed Monday to remain silent about the status of two of his top offensive players.
During pregame introductions at Missouri’s home opener, a fan in the Tigers’ student section mockingly held up a sign that read Kat-tastrophe.
Columbia College junior forward Valerie Suarez knows she struggles with her temper on the court.
They knew this game was coming. No phone calls, e-mails or Post-It Notes were needed. After starring together for Cedar Hill High School in Dallas, Missouri guard Jason Horton and Sam Houston State forward Kelvin Williams were well aware they would be playing against each other.
AVONDALE, Ariz. — After two straight victories catapulted Carl Edwards up the standings in NASCAR’s Chase for the Nextel Cup championship the 26-year-old Columbia native was disappointed Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway.
Tony Temple had fumbled twice against Colorado, so against Baylor, he wasn’t taking any chances.
As if he was an opposing scout sizing up the Missouri roster, coach Quin Snyder gave his take on the play of Tiger freshman Matt Lawrence.
The Missouri volleyball team had the daunting task of playing the No. 1 team in the nation at a place that has sold out 67 consecutive matches. Despite this, the Tigers still almost came out with a victory Sunday in Lincoln, Neb.
Things were getting tense.
On a day that all-too-predictably turned into the Brad Smith farewell tour, the Missouri football team got perhaps its biggest boost from some of the team’s lesser-known seniors.
They lost to the better, more experienced team, but they played with the courage of champions.
KANSAS CITY — Everything was the same.
At the Missouri volleyball team’s practice Thursday, Megan Wilson got to perform a task that she hasn’t done for a while. It is a simple task she has done hundreds, if not thousands of times growing up and in high school: setting to her older sister, Nicole.