Mizzou Sports

TIGER KICKOFF: Much planning involved for Missouri football road trips

Mark Alnutt and Dan Hopkins try to make road games feel identical to home games for the players. Trips never goes exactly according to plan, but the football team is usually unaware of complications.

TIGER KICKOFF: Tigers backup tight end recalls time at Baylor

Stephen Drain's transition between high school and college wasn't easy at Baylor. Following his father's heart attack, he needed to get closer to home, so he transferred to Missouri.

TIGER KICKOFF: Things to do in Waco, Texas

Waco is known for its cultish ruins, but students and residents can do much more including scaling a 52-foot rock climbing wall, meeting Baylor's official mascots, dancing to country classics or exploring Waco's restaurants.

TIGER KICKOFF: This week's interesting player tweets

This week, MU football players tweeted about the Cardinals, Halloween costumes and Kim Kardashian.



TIGER KICKOFF: Big 12 games on TV this week

Planning a Saturday full of watching football? Here's a schedule of the Big 12 games and where you can find them on the tube.

Under Frank Haith, Missouri men's basketball team still plays fast

In new coach Frank Haith's first exhibition game in front of a home crowd, the Tigers didn't show many signs of slowing down in a 87-48 win over Truman State.

Missouri, Baylor show unpredictability of Big 12 football

The Tigers and Bears, who play this weekend in Waco, Texas, are two perfect examples of the up-and-down seasons most Big 12 schools are having in 2011.

Nothing nice about Missouri quarterback Franklin's running style

Off the field, Missouri quarterback James Franklin couldn't be a nicer guy. On the field, he bounces off opponents and leaves them as often as they bring him down. "Just because I'm nice, I'm not going to let them destroy me," he said.

Newcomers contribute to Missouri women's basketball team's exhibition win

The Missouri women's basketball team beat Truman State 82-54 Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena in its exhibition opener.

Win at Texas A&M gives Missouri football team big lift

The celebration on the sideline after Saturday's victory over the Aggies mirrored that of a big bowl victory, not a midseason game.

Missouri basketball recruit Aaron Scales reverses verbal commitment

The 6-foot-9-inch power forward is opting out of his previous verbal commitment to Missouri because of the NCAA's unresolved investigation of Missouri coach Frank Haith.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri, MSSU compete in One State, One Spirit Classic

Missouri traveled to Joplin on Sunday to take on Missouri Southern State University in the One State, One Spirit Classic, but it was about much more than a basketball game. The game itself raised nearly $100,000 to benefit the tornado relief efforts in the area, and the spirit and resiliency of the community was praised.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI FOOTBALL: Tigers fight back against A&M; Texas road trip continues

After trailing by 11 points at halftime, Missouri (4-4) pulled ahead and beat then-No. 16 Texas A&M (5-3) in overtime on Saturday in College Station, Texas.

Sense of community defines One State, One Spirit Classic

Fans of Missouri and Missouri Southern State University gathered to support the Joplin tornado survivors and the rebuilding of a community devastated by a natural disaster.

One State, One Spirit Classic a unique event for Missouri men's basketball team

Gov. Jay Nixon spoke in the locker rooms before the game and was among the 3,477 people in the record crowd. The Classic raised at least $375,000 for United Way's Joplin tornado relief efforts. 

Missouri football gets big play from Randy Ponder, defeats Texas A&M

The former walk-on turned the game around with a fourth-quarter interception.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri upsets Texas A&M

The Tigers came into the game 3-4 while the Aggies are ranked No. 16. Missouri went on to upset Texas A&M 38-31 in overtime.

Missouri men's basketball travels to Joplin for One State, One Spirit Classic

The Missouri men's basketball team will play against Missouri Southern on Sunday to benefit tornado relief in Joplin.


Site of Missouri men's basketball team's Joplin game holds memories

The Missouri men's basketball team will start its season Sunday in the Leggett & Platt Athletic Center in Joplin. The building holds memories of destruction, recovery and healing.

Texas A&M fans mostly happy about move to SEC

Texas A&M fans did not hold their tongues Saturday morning before the Aggies' football game against Missouri. Discussing their loyalties to the Aggies, the move to the Southeastern Conference and their hatred for the University of Texas, they were adamant and proud.