Mizzou Sports

COMMENTARY: Maty Mauk's confidence rubs off on teammates

Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk speaks to media at the Southeastern Conference Media Days on July 16 in Hoover, Ala.

Maty Mauk inspires belief in his teammates. Even in a pickup basketball gym.

Michael Sam excited about next phase of career

As the preseason fast approaches, Michael Sam and other St. Louis Rams draft picks are back on the practice field.

Single-game Missouri football tickets on sale this week

Tickets for Missouri football nonconference home games, along with options that include select SEC home games, will go on sale Thursday for season ticket holders and Tiger Scholarship Fund members and Friday for the public.

Second Missouri diver qualifies for USA Diving National Championships

Missouri diver Clark Thomas' win in last weekend's 3-meter competition at USA Diving Zone C National Preliminaries in Dallas earned him a spot in this year's National Championships.

Former Missouri football player Aldon Smith pleads no contest to charges

San Francisco 49ers linebacker and former Missouri football player Aldon Smith was sentenced Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges.

SEC players would like benefits, but remain ambivalent on issue

The life of major college football players and coaches could change drastically in upcoming years once the NCAA and Big Five conferences are done revamping the current system.

ESPY Awards recognize Michael Sam with Arthur Ashe Courage Award

In his acceptance speech, Michael Sam thanked Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel for serving as a mentor to him. He thanked the entire Mizzou family and said, "you will always be home."

Missouri's Pinkel, Mauk remain confident about coming football season

Even with the question marks, Missouri enters the season with nearly universal respect across the league after it made its impressive run through the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division.

VIDEO: Missouri football's Pinkel, three players speak at SEC Media Days

The Missouri football program got its moment in the spotlight Wednesday morning at the Southeastern Conference Media Days in Hoover, Ala.

SEC Network availability gives some fans jitters

Cable and satellite providers such as DISH Network, Cox Communications and AT&T U-Verse have signed deals to carry the league's network. ESPN and the SEC are still in talks with other major distributors, including DirecTV and Comcast.

Missouri basketball alumni expand horizons by playing abroad

Eight former players that appeared for Missouri in the last three years have played professionally overseas — some for a chance at the NBA, some to just keep playing.

Former Tiger named Missouri offensive line coach

While a player at Missouri, A.J. Ricker started 47 consecutive games — the fifth highest number in program history — and anchored the offensive-line for the 2003 team, the first bowl-eligible Tiger team since 1998.

New tailgating experience comes with amenities — and a price

Truman's Terrace is expected to feature live music, a buffet line, a beer tent and more, all right next to Memorial Stadium..

Missouri swimmers and divers net academic honors

Eighteen members of the Missouri swimming and diving program were named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming Coaches Association of America on Monday.

SEC's Slive continues push for Big Five autonomy

Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Sliver said college athletics "must be willing to make appropriate changes," including giving the Big Five conferences autonomy to make their own bylaws.

NCAA, quarterbacks shift among topics at SEC media days

The league opened its annual media days — four days instead of three now — on Monday in Hoover, Ala., with radical change in the college athletic model appearing imminent and the SEC Network soon to take the airwaves.

Marc Burns named cross country coach

Marc Burns, who has coached Division I for 18 years, will take over the Missouri program this fall.

Missouri's Gadbois wins 'Golden Shoe' award

The award is given to the nation's most outstanding base stealer in each respective division.

New tailgate area opens at Memorial Stadium

Truman's Terrace, a special ticketed tailgate area, will open this fall in the old Amphitheater at Mizzou on the southeast corner of Memorial Stadium.


Missouri football's Boehm, Golden named to more preseason watch lists

Markus Golden and Evan Boehm were named to the Rimington Award and Outland Trophy watch lists respectively.