Football teams from the Big 12 South Division are 10-2 against teams from the North Division this season.
Coach Art Briles tries to get the Bears moving in the right direction in his first year on the job.
After finishing last in the Big 12 last season, the Tigers' top eight scorers return looking for better results.
Before playing Colorado on Saturday, ESPN was removed from the television sets in the Missouri locker room. The only thing the screens showed was what Pinkel had been preaching to his players all week long: the time of the game.
Before giving coaching a try, Red Raiders coach Mike Leach earned his law degree.
With the BCS polls making little difference after back-to-back losses took the Missouri football team out of the national title race, most players said an 58-0 victory over Colorado on Saturday was personal.
After losses to Oklahoma State and Texas, Missouri got their focus back Saturday in a 58-0 win against Colorado.
Missouri's Chase Coffman broke the NCAA record for career receptions by a Football Bowl Subdivision tight end during Missouri's 58-0 victory over Colorado at Memorial Stadium. Coffman finished the game with 220 catches, surpassing former Louisville tight end Ibn Green, who had 217 receptions from 1996 to 1999.
Fully-loaded school buses, church buses and old Checker airport limos outfitted with Tiger ears are among the vehicles ready to stake their claim as Columbia's best.
Over decades, the TigerMobile, a 1969 Checker Aerobus, has been transformed into an eye-catching salute to Mizzou.
The Missouri women's basketball team gave fans a taste of the coming season with a scrimmage Saturday morning.
The Tigers have had their struggles, but Chase Coffman is at the top of his game.
Although Colorado football coach Dan Hawkins isn't a fan of the two-quarterback system, he'll be employing it this weekend when his Buffaloes play Missouri.
When Jeff Cappel came to Oklahoma before the 2006-07 season, he inherited a team in turmoil. Former coach Kelvin Sampson had left behind a recruiting scandal that cost Oklahoma recruits and scholarships, and Oklahoma lost its top four scorers and top three rebounders when their eligibility ran out.
The Big 12 North is expected to be especially wide open this season, and though he stopped short of making any bold predictions, Missouri coach Mike Anderson is optimistic about his team's chances.
Catie DeVito, Pat Forde and Michael Kim all worked in local and regional sports before moving to ESPN and are a fraction of the more than 20 MU School of Journalism alumni working for ESPN.
Injuries and fundamental errors have contributed to struggles for a unit that returned 10 players from a season ago.
Representatives from athletics, parking services, the MU Police Department and others met last week to discuss what to do about the spot off Providence Road. The decision was made to delay Reactor Field's opening until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, three hours before MU kicks off against Colorado for Homecoming. Donor lots will open for tailgating at the usual 8 a.m., and Maryland Avenue Garage will open at noon.