Mizzou Sports

Big 12 votes to begin talks with TCU, extend grant of TV rights

Missouri decided to hold out on two votes of the Big 12 Conference board of directors on Thursday. The board voted to start the process of bringing Texas Christian University into the league and to a six-year grant of TV rights.

TIGER KICKOFF: Things to do in Manhattan, Kan.

For those of you headed to Manhattan, Kan., to watch the Tigers take on Kansas State, we gathered advice on where to eat and what to do in "The Little Apple."

TIGER KICKOFF: Big 12 games on TV this weekend

With Missouri looking to bounce back after a loss to Oklahoma, the Red River Rivalry, eyes on Baylor quarterback as an early favorite for the Heisman Trophy and undefeated Texas Tech on the field this weekend, here's how you can watch it all.

TIGER KICKOFF: This week's interesting player tweets

COMMENT: Welcome to the culture of fear in college sports

In these uncertain days of conference realignment, schools have become so occupied with fighting off the grim reaper of irrelevance and financial instability that they have forgotten why college athletics exist in the first place.

Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines setting example for shaken secondary

The Missouri football team's secondary has struggled to stop opponents' passing so far this season. However, sophomore E.J. Gaines has shown in the past two games that mistakes can be overcome.

Curators give Deaton power to explore SEC, other conference options

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton also announced that he had stepped down as the chairman of the Big 12 Conference Board of Directors.

SEC move would bring significant change for many MU sports

Missouri softball coach Ehren Earleywine said Tuesday night he doesn't oppose or support a move to the SEC. 

Bad news can't keep Missouri's Bowers away from read-to-children program

On Tuesday, men's basketball player Laurence Bowers learned that he had torn his ACL and will be out for the upcoming season. It didn't stop him from reading to children at the Columbia Public Library on Tuesday night.

Missouri football players spend bye week watching football, recovering, studying

With no game on the schedule this past Saturday, a group of Tigers got a chance to watch college football like regular fans for a day.

Missouri men's basketball team loses Laurence Bowers to injury

Laurence Bowers will miss the 2011-2012 Missouri men’s basketball season because of a torn ACL.

Missouri baseball team holds exhibition for Joplin relief

The Tigers will host the Iowa Hawkeyes in two exhibition games this weekend at Taylor Stadium to raise money for the Joplin Little League.

Missouri tailbacks Moore, Lawrence could return Saturday against Kansas State

De'Vion Moore and Kendial Lawrence started the year atop the tailback depth chart before suffering injuries. They could return behind breakout tailback Henry Josey.

Game time, parade, tailgate set for MU homecoming football game

The Missouri football team's Homecoming game against Iowa State on Oct. 15 has been set at 1 p.m.

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI FOOTBALL: Reflecting on Missouri's play, looking ahead to Kansas State

Missouri (2-2) had a bye week last week but looks ahead to its game against Kansas State (4-0) on Saturday.

Missouri running back Henry Josey emerging as premier player

The numbers are there to support the assertion that Josey is an elite running back. He ranks first nationally in yards per carry and fourth in total rushing yards.

Tight end Michael Egnew noticeably absent from Missouri offense

Last season, Michael Egnew ranked 11th in the country in receptions. This year he has eight catches through four games. Even Tigers coach Gary Pinkel is saying Egnew needs to get the ball more.

Rock Bridge alum Millard plays role in Sooners' win over Tigers

Oklahoma fullback Trey Millard, a 2009 Rock Bridge graduate, made two impressive runs against Missouri in Saturday's game in Norman, Okla.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri falls to No. 1 Oklahoma 38-28

The Missouri Tigers could not capitalize on an early 14-3 lead and lost to the Oklahoma Sooners 38-28 Saturday. Oklahoma scored 28 unanswered points to squelch any chance of a Missouri upset.





Oklahoma far superior in its 38-28 win over Missouri

The score may have been close, but there was no doubt which was the better team on Saturday.