Mizzou Sports

Missouri football offensive line improving despite injuries

With injuries to left guard Travis Ruth and right tackle Taylor Chappell, young Missouri offensive linemen are gaining valuable experience at Tiger practices.

Missouri coordinator confident in team's run game

With Missouri tailback Henry Josey likely out for the season, the Tigers are preparing to fill the void.


Missouri volleyball players enjoy international competition

MU sophomores Whitney Little and Katie O'Brien spent two weeks in Europe this summer competing with the USA Development Team.

Missouri football uses versatility of running backs in offense

Although the Missouri offense spreads receivers across the field, running backs are still a large part of the team's offense.

Missouri football sells record number of season tickets

The Missouri Athletics Department announced Tuesday that it surpassed its preseason goal of 45,000 season tickets by about 500.

Simmons Field gets resurfaced as part of transition to SEC

The grass at Simmons Field at Taylor Stadium will be replaced with Latitude 36, a type of Bermuda grass. Other changes to the field will include the removal of grass on the infield and the replacement of the turf collar around home plate.

Missouri women's volleyball picked to finish fourth in SEC East

The athletes will enter the new season with a relatively young team, new players and no seniors. 

Two Missouri volleyball players named to SEC preseason team

Lisa Henning and Molly Kreklow, members of the Missouri women's volleyball team, are named to the nine-person preseason All-Southeastern Conference Team. 

Experienced cornerbacks are key strength for Missouri football

Cornerbacks E.J. Gaines and Kip Edwards' experience, along with extended practice time against Missouri's tall receivers, should make them extremely successful this season.

At Missouri Football Fan Day, supporters eager for inaugural SEC season

Fans waiting for autographs held helmets, footballs and jerseys and stood in lines extending past the width of Faurot Field, curving into the stands and up the aisles.

Missouri football's Green-Beckham adjusting to playing in college

Expectations for Dorial Green-Beckham, Missouri's heralded recruit, are high, and he says his own are even higher.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Franklin appears ready as football practice begins

James Franklin, Missouri's starting quarterback last season, practiced with the team Thursday and is expected to be ready for the Tigers' opening game Sept. 1 against Southeast Louisiana.

Missouri football pushes to take full advantage of tall receivers

On the third day of training camp, the Tigers' offense worked on using their receivers' height to their advantage in the end zone.

Missouri basketball heads to Europe for 10-day tour

The Tigers will be taking classes, bonding with one another and playing against European teams.

Gary Pinkel looks for players to emerge on Missouri football team

The coaching staff of MU's football team is looking for members of its team to evolve into star athletes this season.

James Franklin looks healthy in first day of Missouri football practice

After recovering from surgery for an injured shoulder, the Tigers' starting quarterback fully participated in the helmets-only practice and said he had no problems throwing.

Missouri men's basketball to play Stanford in opening round of tournament

Missouri basketball will travel to the Bahamas to compete in the 2012 Battle 4 Atlantis tournament from Nov. 22-24.

Missouri football's T.J. Moe on watch list

Missouri senior wide receiver T.J. Moe was one of 49 players named to the watch list for the Hornung Award, which recognizes the most versatile player in college football.

Tiger Town canceled due to insufficient funds

Although the two block party-style events were canceled this year, Tiger Town organizers hope to hold similar events next year.

Missouri football begins practice

The Missouri Tigers open their first season in the Southeastern Conference this fall.