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Mizzou Sports

Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe shows perseverance pays

Dan Beebe sat down last week for his first in-depth interview since the breakup of the Big 12 Conference was averted.

Arch Rivalry Game tickets available starting Friday

A limited number of tickets are available to the Missouri football team's 2010 season opener against Illinois on Sept. 4 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis and will go on sale starting at 6 p.m. Friday.

Missouri No. 2 in North in Big 12 preseason football poll

The Missouri football team is predicted to finish second in the North Division of the Big 12 Conference in the league's preseason media poll.

Missouri dismisses reserve linebacker

A spokesman for the Missouri football team said reserve linebacker Tyler Crane was not in legal trouble but declined to elaborate on the reasons for his departure.

Former Missouri baseball player Bond selected for Triple-A All-Star Game

Former Tiger Ian Kinsler selected for 2010 MLB All-Star Game

Former Missouri baseball player Ian Kinsler will make his second MLB All-Star Game appearance on July 13 in Anaheim, Calif.

Missouri softball staff earns regional honor

The Missouri softball coaching staff  was named as the Midwest Region Coaching Staff of the Year, announced Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

Colorado's Big 12 departure without exit plan

Colorado is still unsure how much it will cost to leave the Big 12 Conference and join the Pac-10.

Big 12 basketball coaches challenged by smaller conference

Big 12 basketball coaches agreed a 10-team conference will make it tougher to put together glittering records in what has been one of the most rugged leagues in the country.

Oklahoma also heard from SEC in conference realignment talks

The University of Oklahoma president said Wednesday that the SEC made an offer to the school as a reaction to the possible breakup of the Big 12.

Nuggets make offer to Kleiza

The Denver Nuggets have made a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Linas Kleiza, a former Missouri player who spent the past season in Greece.

Deaton new chairman of Big 12 group

Big 12 leaders held a board of directors meeting by phone Thursday to move forward with plans for a beefed-up television contract, to reassign some leadership duties and to restore unity. Missouri chancellor Brady Deaton was chosen as the groups' new chairman in the meeting, replacing Texas president Bill Powers for a one-year term.

Congressman says television money makes college football playoffs a possibility

Texas Rep. Joe Barton, who has introduced anti-BCS legislation in Congress, says the television money that persuaded Big 12 members to reject Pac-10 overtures shows the financial jackpot awaiting a college football playoff.

 

Texas lawmakers want Houston in Big 12

Texas lawmakers wrote a letter Thursday asking Big 12 officials to consider adding the University of Houston to the conference.

Missouri has trust in Big 12's ability to increase revenue

In a press conference on Tuesday, MU leadership reaffirmed the school's committment to the Big 12 and announced expectations for the conference to return on the promise of more lucrative revenues.

Conference realignment shifts to readjustments

Expansion angst passes with assurances that Big 12 Conference will not disband.

LIVE TWEETS: MU holds Big 12 news conference

Read the live tweets from MU's news conference by Missourian reporter Christie Megura.

Texas decision to stay in Big 12 pleases Missouri officials

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden both said they were pleased with the news Monday night out of Austin, Texas.

Texas statement says it will stay in Big 12

Shortly after Pac-10 Commissioner Larry Scott said that Texas turned down an offer to join the Pac-10 athletic conference, the Longhorns issued a statement saying it would "continue competing in the Big 12."

UM System Board of Curators meets for an hour, mulls conference realignment

The meeting continued the conference realignment discussion that started Friday with Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden.



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