Mark Emmert, NCAA president, spoke on a variety of issues Thursday, including the growing gulf between "haves" and "have nots," the loopholes that exist for student-athletes to transfer and the concussion epidemic at all levels of sports.
With the addition of Missouri and Texas A&M, the Southeastern Conference is tweaking its football and basketball schedules. Football coaches are having a tougher time deciding on what changes to make than their basketball counterparts.
Football coaches from the powerhouse and recently expanded league were in unison Tuesday at the SEC meetings. They want a proposed four-team playoff to include the best teams in the country — and not be tied to conference champions.
Recovering after being knocked out of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday will be a difficult process for the Tigers, especially when they remember they're losing their most potent offensive weapon in senior Ashley Fleming.
As the Big 12 tournament champions, the Missouri baseball team will open NCAA Tournament play this Friday against regional host Arizona.
Missouri coach Tim Jamieson had been this close before — painfully close — and the title slipped away both times. And this was his last chance, with the Tigers getting ready to start chasing Southeastern Conference crowns next season.
Missouri softball players tearfully left University Field as members of the 2012 team for the last time Sunday night after losing the third game of the Columbia super regional 3-1 to LSU.
The Missouri softball team lost 3-1 to LSU in the third game of the Columbia super regional Sunday at University Field. The team had been trying to reach its fourth consecutive Women's College World Series.
The Missouri softball team scored four runs in the top of the 12th inning to beat LSU 5-1 in the second game of the Columbia super regional Sunday, forcing a deciding third game in the contest to advance to the Women's College World Series.
The Missouri baseball team beat Oklahoma 8-7 on Sunday in the Big 12 tournament championship game to give the Tigers their first conference crown since 1980.
Pac-12 Conference Commissioner Larry Scott told The Wall Street Journal this week that the new bowl matchup between the Big 12 and SEC champions revives the possibility of a plus-one championship game following the bowls. Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive doesn't think so.
Missouri ace Chelsea Thomas was uncharacteristically off-target in the Saturday super regional game against LSU, giving up 6 walks and hitting two batters.
The Missouri softball team lost 6-1 to LSU on Saturday in the first game of the Columbia super regional at University Field.
The Tigers never trailed in Saturday's final Big 12 meeting between the rivals, riding Dane Opel's hitting to earn a 12-2 eight-inning victory over the Jayhawks.
The Missouri Tigers will meet Kansas in the Big 12 Conference baseball tournament Saturday. Kansas beat Texas A&M 5-3 Friday to advance. In other action, Baylor beat Kansas State 11-2.
There were so many twists and turns in the way Missouri coach Ehren Earleywine recruited Corrin Genovese, the Tigers' award-winning freshman infielder almost didn't come to Columbia.
Freshman outfielder Kayla Kingsley started her first season with Missouri slowly and struggled with her hitting. But in regional tournament play last weekend, she led the Tigers at the plate, going 6-for-9.
The Missouri baseball team defeated Texas A&M 5-3 on Thursday night in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship. Missouri will face either Texas A&M or Kansas on Saturday.
The Missouri wrestling team has added former Tiger wrestlers Mark Ellis and Todd Schavrien to the coaching staff. Volunteer assistant Joe Johnston has been promoted to a full-time assistant.
A quality outing from Rob Zastryzny was enough to stifle the Texas bats in Missouri's Big 12 tournament win Wednesday night.