Mizzou Sports

Missouri football quarterback James Franklin learning speed of game

Quarterback James Franklin struggled in his first start, something that his predecessors did not. He and his teammates are not worried.

Missouri football defeats Miami (Ohio) 17-6

No. 21 Missouri won its first game of the season but saw two defensive starters leave the game with injuries.

The party begins Friday in Missouri's RV lot

Fans share a sense of community in the RV lot southeast of Hearnes Center.

Tailgaters replace burgers with breakfast for early Missouri football game

Many tailgaters, inspired by the early start time of the football game Saturday, decided to tailgate with breakfast foods instead of burgers and hotdogs.

TIGER KICKOFF: Missouri linebacker thankful for athletic abilities, musical talents

Tigers linebacker Darvin Ruise, one of the Missouri football team's most promising young defensive players, learned to play four instruments in church as a child. But he said singing is his greatest passion.

TIGER KICKOFF: Participate in this week's caption contest

TIGER KICKOFF: Five things you didn't know about Justin Britt

TIGER KICKOFF: The opponent

TIGER KICKOFF: Big 12 television schedule for this weekend

Keep up with the Big 12 games on TV and online.

What you need to know about Missouri's season opener

The Missouri Tigers kick off the 2011 season against Miami (Ohio) on Saturday.  Here's what you need to know if you're going to the game.

Missouri's Gooden a linebacker of exceptional ability

Zaviar Gooden is not only an impressive physical specimen but a great player and great person, according to his teammates.

Preparations in full gear for the Missouri football home opener

Preparations for Saturday's Missouri football opener have begun throughout Columbia, and many stores in town are preparing for the expected increase in shoppers.

Texas A&M plans to leave Big 12 by July 2012

The move, which had been expected, might set off another round of conference realignment in college sports.

Sheldon Richardson can't wait for Saturday's Missouri football opener

Defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has been a Tiger for less than a month. Although he's been called the most-hyped Missouri football player ever, he's proving himself on the field as a humble young man ready for some field time.

Twitter reactions to Texas A&M's departure from the Big 12

Here is a glimpse into how people are reacting to the news on Twitter.

What others say about Texas A&M's Big 12 departure

News outlets across the country are buzzing with the reality of another bout of conference realignment in college athletics.

Texas schools react to Aggies' decision

It was difficult for universities in the Lone Star State not to react to Wednesday's news that Texas A&M, which has been in the Big 12 since the conference's founding in 1996, plans to leave the league.


Earleywine given contract extension as Missouri softball coach

After three straight Women’s College World Series appearances, Earleywine was given a seven-year contract extension.

COMMENT: Even without Big 12, Missouri will find a home

Whether the Big 12 Conference stays together or dissolves, Missouri is not going to end up out in the cold.

SMU ready to take advantage of a Big 12 opening

SMU, which currently plays in Conference USA, has been the only school to publicly campaign for an invite into the Big 12 if Texas A&M leaves as expected.