Mizzou Sports

Missouri football's Matt Hoch makes transition to other side of the trench

Redshirt freshman Matt Hoch came to Missouri for the opportunity to play tight end and to play along side his older brother, starting senior right tackle Dan Hoch. This spring, though, he moved across the line to defensive end.

Missouri's James Franklin getting comfortable in his role as offensive leader

Two days into fall camp, Missouri's new quarterback is developing an understanding of his receivers.

Missouri defensive line awaits Sheldon Richardson's arrival

The team opened fall camp Thursday without the former No. 4 overall recruit.

Missouri football captains a special group

The Tigers have chosen left tackle Elvis Fisher, tight end Michael Egnew, defensive end Jacquies Smith and strong safety Kenji Jackson as this season's senior captains. 

Missouri football ranked No. 21 in preseason coaches' poll

The Tigers, which finished 10-3 and No. 18 in 2010, received 266 points in the poll.

Missouri football team starts preseason camp Thursday

High-profile positions vacated by Blaine Gabbert and Aldon Smith are open for new players to fill.

Sheldon Richardson will not practice this week for Missouri football

The school will wait until Richardson's eligibility is finalized before he is allowed to practice.

Missouri's Aldon Smith hopes to be early contributor for 49ers

Smith, drafted No. 7 overall after two standout seasons at Missouri, is one of several youngsters getting an extended look while San Francisco examines its options on defense.

Gabbert impressive in first week with Jaguars

It's exactly what the Jacksonville Jaguars expected when they selected the former Missouri quarterback 10th overall in April's NFL draft.

Mizzou's Marcus Denmon makes cut for USA Basketball World University Games

Missouri's Marcus Denmon was named a finalist for the USA Basketball World University Games on Sunday. Kim English, also competing for a roster spot, did not make the cut.

Missouri Tigers fans can meet players, coaches at Fan Day on Sunday

Parking will be free at Memorial Stadium and water will be provided. Fans can receive autographs from 3:45 until 5:15 p.m. 

Missouri's Blaine Gabbert signs with Jaguars

Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert, the 10th overall pick in April's NFL Draft, signed a four-year contract with Jacksonville worth $12 million.

Missouri basketball's Denmon, English looking for spots at World University Games

The pair of senior Tigers guards leave this weekend for the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., to take part in a a training camp that will be used to select a team to represent the United States in China.

Oklahoma favorite to win this year's title in new-look Big 12

The Sooners football team got 41-of-43 first-place votes in a preseason poll from media members who cover the league.

Big 12 commissioner aware of naysayers

Dan Beebe, the Big 12 commissioner, said Tuesday at the Big 12 media days that the conference will have to prove it's "in a solid place going forward."


Pinkel talks quarterbacks, Longhorn Network at Big 12 Media Days

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel fielded questions, many regarding sophomore quarterback James Franklin, as a part of Big 12 Media Days on Monday in Dallas.

Discussion centers on Longhorns' cable TV network at Big 12 Media Days

Big 12 football programs worry how much extra exposure and potential advantage Texas will have when the Longhorn Network debuts next month.

Missouri football team adjusts its goals

Division titles are no longer part of the landscape for the Tigers in the Big 12 Conference that now has 10 teams and will play a round-robin schedule.

Team USA beats rival Japan for World Cup of Softball title

The United States beat rival Japan 6-4 Monday night to win its fifth straight World Cup of Softball championship.

10-run outburst lifts Team USA to title game at World Cup of Softball

The U.S. will face 2008 Olympic gold medalist Japan on Monday night in a familiar matchup of the sport's two powerhouses.