Former Missouri baseball player Ian Kinsler will make his second MLB All-Star Game appearance on July 13 in Anaheim, Calif.
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 is still unsure how much it will cost to leave the Big 12 Conference and join the Pac-10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 wrote a letter Thursday asking Big 12 officials to consider adding the University of Houston to the conference.
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.
Expansion angst passes with assurances that Big 12 Conference will not disband.
Read the live tweets from MU's news conference by Missourian reporter Christie Megura.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden both said they were pleased with the news Monday night out of Austin, Texas.
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."
The meeting continued the conference realignment discussion that started Friday with Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden.
The UM system Board of Curators is meeting this week to discuss Missouri's options in conference realignment, among other issues.
Bernadette Gray-Little said she hopes to talk to MU's Brady Deaton as well.
Kansas chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has reached out to her counterpart at Nebraska, urging him to keep the Cornhuskers in the Big 12 Conference.