Mizzou Sports

Missouri football's Marcus Murphy a 'smooth' superstar

Marcus Murphy holds Marcus Murphy Jr., 2, after the Tigers' opening game Aug. 30 against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at Memorial Stadium. The Tigers beat the Jackrabbits 38-18.

As a senior at DeSoto High School in Texas, Marcus Murphy could have scored more touchdowns. Instead, Tigers' return specialists gave up downs for one of his teammates.


Regan Peltier's discipline helps Missouri volleyball break conference slump

Junior Regan Peltier has emerged as an essential piece of the Tigers' offense and is posting new career records.

Missouri wrestler J'den Cox has big goals for upcoming season

J'den Cox and the Missouri wrestling team look to earn their first national title in the 2014-15 season.   

HOMECOMING: Oh, the places MU alumni go

The Missourian is collecting a roll call of where MU alumni are now. Take a look at the responses and share your own.


TIGER KICKOFF: Lorenzo Williams finds footing as football coach

Former Missouri defensive lineman Lorenzo Williams is best known for his sack that resulted in a Tiger victory against Kansas in the 2007 Border Showdown. After brief stints in the NFL and as an arcade owner, he couldn't bear to be away from his favorite sport.

TIGER KICKOFF: Tommy Saunders reinventing the ab wheel

You may remember Saunders as the Tigers’ scrappy receiver who came to Missouri as a walk-on in 2004 and eventually worked his way into the starting lineup. Today, Saunders is a fitness entrepreneur who believes he’s finally poised for his big breakthroughafter re-imagining the ab wheel.

No. 21 Missouri soccer team follows lead of senior Taylor Grant

Missouri, now 10-4-2 with a 5-3 conference record and ranked No. 21 in this week's Soccer America poll, is scheduled to face off against Mississippi at 7 p.m. Friday in Oxford.

TIGER KICKOFF: Ref from "5th Down Game" has moved on

In 1990, Missouri was burned by an officiating gaffe that allowed Colorado a fifth down. Referee J.C. Louderback isn't pleased that he allowed the extra play to happen, but he's not letting it haunt him.

TIGER KICKOFF: The past never far for 1960 Missouri football All-American Danny LaRose

Danny LaRose never could have imagined the success he experienced as a football player at Missouri from 1958-1960. Now, living in a cabin in Michigan, he thinks back to those days and the short time he got to spend with his mother.

Missouri football's Darvin Ruise turns defense into offense

Darvin Ruise's interception Saturday against Florida at The Swamp, just 50 miles from his high school, inspired memories of the linebacker at his former position — an option quarterback.

TIGER KICKOFF: For Michael Scherer and brothers, fewer Pop-Tarts, more sports

There was a "great Pop-Tarts fight" on the day Missouri middle linebacker Michael Scherer was born. There were very few Pop-Tarts allowed thereafter.

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about Vanderbilt

From hot chicken to a horse-chasing basset hound, here are 10 things you didn't know about Vanderbilt and Nashville.

SEC teams not done knocking each other off

No. 9 Georgia (4-1 in SEC games) sits in the East drivers seat but Missouri (2-1) and surprising Kentucky (2-2) also are in the mix going into the second half of the season.

TIGER KICKOFF: Fast Five, Vandy version

Four veteran players tackled a batch of homecoming-related questions.

Maty Mauk off the mark yet again

Maty Mauk and the Missouri offense did little to help Missouri achieve its win over Florida on Saturday.

Missouri women's basketball star battles injury in buildup to season

Missouri women's basketball star Morgan Eye suffered a medial collateral ligament sprain Oct. 2. Eye, who is Missouri's all-time 3-point leader, is continuing her role as a leader from the sidelines as she prepares for the upcoming season.

Missouri women's basketball coach enters big season

Four freshmen, including one who was ranked as a top-50 recruit by multiple websites, are bringing a diverse set of skills to the team.


Looking ahead: Missouri football prepares for struggling Vanderbilt team

The Commodores (2-5) are winless in the Southeastern Conference. Missouri is coming off a dominant performance against Florida but has much to improve offensively. 

Missouri women's golf finishes sixth at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship

Missouri sophomore Jess Meek finished the tournament in the top 10 individuals at 8-over par.

Peltier helps Missouri volleyball top Mississippi State

The Missouri volleyball team defeated Mississippi State on Sunday behind junior Regan Peltier's career high 22 kills.