Mizzou Sports

Missouri to kick off 2012 football season with three night games

The SEC announced start times and TV schedules for the first three games of each of its 14 members Monday.

Missouri's Gooden named to Butkus Award preseason watch list

Missouri redshirt senior linebacker Zaviar Gooden was one of 15 SEC linebackers who made the 51-player list of finalists.

Missouri baseball player builds bond with summer host family

While playing in the New England Collegiate Baseball League, Jake Ivory, a sophomore catcher for Missouri, has become a role model for the family's youngest child, Matthew McGannon. 

No guarantees for those hoping to walk on to Missouri football team

Every year, Missouri’s football team accepts about 10 new walk-ons — athletes who have not received a scholarship offer but still hope to find a spot on the team’s roster.

Four Missouri players selected for All-SEC coaches' preseason team

The Southeastern Conference coaches named offensive tackle Elvis Fisher, wide receiver T.J. Moe, linebacker Zaviar Gooden and cornerback E.J. Gaines to their preseason all-league team Thursday.

Pistons sign 2nd-rounder English

The former Missouri guard will provide depth for Detroit.

Top prospect commits to Missouri volleyball team

Taylor Simpson was the No. 9 recruit nationally out of high school in 2010, according to She played at Nebraska last season, then transferred to Florida State before committing to Mizzou last week.

Missouri backup quarterback Ashton Glaser to transfer to Missouri State

The redshirt junior announced Monday he plans to transfer to Missouri State University. He played in just one game at MU.

Missouri softball staff wins regional coaching award

The Missouri softball coaching staff won the 2012 Midwest Region Coaching Staff of the Year award for the third time in the past four years.

Missouri softball lands Florida transfer

Sami Fagan, who posted the fifth-best average in the Southeastern Conference last season, will have to sit out the 2013 season but will have three years of eligibility remaining.

Missouri flies SEC flag to symbolize conference switch

The MU athletics department symbolized its move to the Southeastern Conference with the raising of an SEC flag Monday.

Missouri's Alden welcomes challenges of move to SEC

MU Athletics Director Mike Alden called the raising of the Southeastern Conference flag "the beginning" Monday.

Former Missouri cross country coach signs on for track job at Battle High School

Shortly after resigning as Missouri women's cross country coach, Rebecca Wilmes was named the track and field coach at Battle High School.

Missouri raises SEC flag to signify official move to conference

Mizzou Arena hosted a flag raising ceremony on Monday to make MU's joining of the Southeastern Conference official.

Missouri eager for jump to SEC

Missouri's move to the SEC is official on Sunday, ending an association with the Big 12 and its previous incarnations dating to 1907. There's no looking back.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: New era for athletics, draft picks

Missouri officially joined the SEC and two Tiger basketball players were selected in the NBA Draft.

49ers say Aldon Smith hurt in Friday incident

The San Francisco 49ers say former Missouri football player Aldon Smith suffered only minor injuries.

Missouri shot-putter fourth at Olympic Trials

Kearsten Peoples did not make the 2012 U.S. Olympic team, but her mark of 17.32 meters in the Friday's finals, earned her fourth place.

Missouri basketball players English, Denmon picked in NBA Draft

Kim English was drafted by the Detroit Pistons, and Marcus Denmon was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs.

Missouri shot-putter earns spot in finals at Olympic Trials

Missouri junior Kearsten Peoples ended up in eight place after Thursday's preliminaries and will move on to Friday evening's finals.