Mizzou Sports

It's 'Harley Time' when Missouri closer Breckin Williams enters the game

Missouri Pitcher Breckin Williams throws a pitch during a game against the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on April 14 at Taylor Stadium. The Trojans beat the Tigers 4-3.

This week's notebook features a pitcher who sprints to the mound when he's called on to close games.

Missouri softball's Sami Fagan wins SEC Player of the Week

The junior infielder went 11-for-17 with three home runs and 12 RBIs last week.

Who's the boss? Mike Slive says he's still in charge of the SEC

Slive's replacement will take over on August 1. Until then, the longtime commissioner, despite battling cancer, plans to stay involved.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Inaugural Ragtag Ball, Toga Day and the Columbia Wrestling Club

Other photos captured by Missourian photographers include construction on MU's Jesse Hall, police responding to a shooting in Hitt Street Garage on Wednesday night and preparations to reopen the MU Museum of Art and Archaeology.

Missouri men's golf finishes 13th in SEC championship tournament

Only Mississippi State finished worse than the Tigers, who shot 21 strokes over par as as a team.

Missouri softball completes sweep of Arkansas

With its 10-0 victory Sunday, the Tigers outscored the Razorbacks 30-1 throughout the series.

Shane Benes shines in Missouri baseball debut

Shane Benes, son of former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Andy Benes, made his collegiate debut in No. 18 Missouri baseball's doubleheader against Alabama. It took only three pitches for him to smack the ball against the outfield wall in center field.

Tigers' offense makes strides in Black & Gold Game

After Saturday's scrimmage, which the backups team won 14-10, Missouri might be able to lean more equally on the different facets of its offense. It’s clear the Tigers’ passing game will “get there,” coach Gary Pinkel said.

No. 18 Missouri baseball splits doubleheader with Alabama

Missouri hit four home runs to split a doubleheader against Alabama.

Spring is over: a Black and Gold Game notebook

Old and new faces showed up to play Missouri's spring football game. Receiver Nate Brown said he “most definitely” could’ve played if he needed to.

Missouri basketball lands pair of junior college commitments

The pair of commitments leave room for Missouri coach Kim Anderson to put one more scholarship player on the roster.

Missouri softball beats Arkansas by mercy rule for the second straight game

The Tigers have outscored Arkansas 20-1 over their past two games.

Storify: Fan Fest at Missouri football's Black & Gold Game

Missouri football's spring game is a chance for fans to get their first look at the 2015 team, but there was more to see at Memorial Stadium on Saturday than just a game. One of our reporters captured the festivities with his smartphone.

No. 18 Missouri baseball recovers from error-filled first inning, beats Alabama 4-3

Missouri baseball overcame two errors in the top of the first inning to beat Alabama 4-3.

Missouri softball run rules Arkansas 9-0 in five innings

No. 20 Missouri softball beat Arkansas on Friday. Game two of the series is scheduled for Saturday at 1 p.m. and can be watched on SEC Network Plus.

Missouri softball's Sami Fagan to face new, but familiar, opponent

For the first time in Missouri shortstop Sami Fagan's career, she'll face her sister, Kasey Fagan, on the softball field when the Tigers take on Arkansas this weekend.

Offense struggling, defense dominant ahead of Black & Gold Game

Ahead of Saturday's Black & Gold Game, the Missouri football team's offense is groping its way through spring practice, while new defensive coordinator Barry Odom’s defense has shown promise.

After injury, Anthony Gatti finds new role in sport he loves

Gatti, who earned his bachelor’s degree in December, had thought about pursuing a graduate degree in Missouri's Positive Coaching program earlier in the fall, before he got injured yet again.

Missouri women's tennis loses to LSU in SEC Tournament

Missouri lost 4-1 to LSU on Thursday in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The loss ended the Tiger's season.

Ahead of new academic eligibility rules, Missouri's Augusta avoided the 'curse'

But with new NCAA eligibility requirements, how will others fare? For high school recruits enrolling in college on or after Aug. 1, 2016, the NCAA's initial-eligibility requirements will be different than the current ones.