Mizzou Sports

Win over Japan puts USA back on track at World Cup of Softball

The Americans bounced back from a loss to Canada earlier in the day to secure a crucial win for their hopes of pursuing a fifth-straight World Cup title.

Missouri football player nominated for national award

Missouri tight end Michael Egnew is nominated for the 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.

Late surge lifts USA at World Cup of Softball

The United State scored three unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat Australia 5-2 Friday night at the World Cup of Softball.




Missouri players help USA win World Cup of Softball opener

The Tigers' Chelsea Thomas threw two scoreless innings to earn the save, and former teammate Rhea Taylor had a two-run triple in Team USA's 7-2 victory over the Czech Republic.

NCAA examines timing of women's basketball tournament

The Division I women's basketball committee will study the feasibility of moving the start of the tournament back one week from its typical mid-March start.

Texas athletic officials brief Big 12 rivals on launch of television network

Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds said he is aware of concerns that the 20-year, $300 million network deal struck with ESPN gives them a recruiting advantage and too much power over the rest of the league.

Missouri softball's Thomas, Taylor lead Team USA in World Cup

Chelsea Thomas, Rhea Taylor and the rest of Team USA will go up against five other national teams in a round-robin format, beginning at 7 p.m. July 21 .

Voluntary workouts help Missouri football players find rhythm

The Missouri football players have been attending voluntary workouts Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer.

Missouri's Egnew lone tight end named to Walter Camp watch list

Tigers senior Michael Egnew, who led all tight ends in receptions in 2010, is one of 40 players on the list.

Missouri football defensive ends on watch list for Lombardi Award

Jacquies Smith and Brad Madison were named to the watch list for the award, which is given to the nation's top down lineman.

Missouri defensive end Marcus Malbrough to leave football program

The junior will return to his hometown of Beaumont, Texas, to play for Lamar University.

Quarterback Maty Mauk confirms verbal commitment to Missouri

The prospect from Kenton, Ohio, made an unofficial visit to Missouri on Thursday.

Missouri football has three more watch list nominations

Dan Hoch made the Outland Trophy's list while Zaviar Gooden and Brad Madison were recognized by the Nagurski Trophy list.

Four Missouri football players named to award watch lists

T.J. Moe, Michael Egnew, Grant Ressel and Zaviar Gooden were all named to award watch lists for the upcoming college football season.

Missouri's Gooden on watch list for national football award

Zaviar Gooden, a junior linebacker for the Tigers, is on the watch list for the Bendarik Award, presented annually to the nation's best defensive college football player.

Missouri coach leads USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to 3-0

Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson coached the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to a 3-0 record over Independence Day weekend. The team is currently 9-1.

Missouri baseball player selected for California Collegiate League All-Star Game

Sophomore outfielder Blake Brown will play in the 2011 California Collegiate League All-Star Game July 13 in Glendale, Calif. He is playing this summer with the Santa Barbara Foresters.

Former Missouri baseball player selected for MLB All-Star Game

Aaron Crow will represent the Kansas City Royals in the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Game July 12. This is the second straight year a Missouri player was chosen.

NCAA looks to limit basketball recruiting in July

The NCAA is working to rewrite its men's basketball recruiting rules to try to limit down the potentially unsavory influences of the summer recruiting season.

Former Missouri quarterback Tyler Gabbert going to Louisville

The younger brother of Blaine Gabbert will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2011 football season.