Mizzou Sports

Aldon Smith and Blaine Gabbert speak with new teams' media

Aldon Smith, the No. 7 pick in the NFL draft, won over a media throng in San Francisco with his honesty while Blaine Gabbert, No. 10, addressed his role on a team already with a veteran quarterback place.

LISTEN: Pinkel discusses the selections of Gabbert, Smith in NFL Draft

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel spoke Friday morning about the selections of Blaine Gabbert and Aldon Smith in the first round of the NFL Draft.

Missouri's Smith, Gabbert in Top-10 picks of NFL Draft

Former Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith was the seventh pick and former Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert was the 10th pick of Thursday's NFL Draft.

PHOTO GALLERY: Smith, Gabbert go top-10 in NFL draft

In a surprise pick, Missouri's Aldon Smith went to the San Francisco 49ers at No. 7, and Blaine Gabbert followed at No. 10.

Missouri's Blaine Gabbert prepares for NFL Draft

After pro days, the NFL Combine, countless TV appearances, team workouts, interviews and dinners, all former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert can do is wait and see where he will be chosen in Thursday's NFL Draft.


Thomas, Nottelmann combine for perfect game in Missouri softball's rout

Chelsea Thomas pitched four perfect innings and Kristin Nottelmann pitched one in Missouri's 10-0 win over SIU-Edwardsville in five innings on Wednesday.

Changes help Conner Mach excel for Missouri baseball team

Tigers junior Conner Mach moved to the top of the batting order and from third base to left field last week before Missouri's series against Baylor. By the time the series was over, he had earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors.

Fleming, Hudson bring home run rivalry to Missouri softball

Junior outfielder Ashley Fleming and sophomore third baseman Nicole Hudson have a friendly rivalry to see who can hit the most home runs this season for the Missouri softball team. The two are currently tied with 10.

Missouri's baseball team defeats Eastern Illinois 7-5

The Missouri baseball team has won four of its past six games after beating Eastern Illinois 7-5 on Tuesday.

Missouri softball beats No. 14 Nebraska 4-1

Missouri pitcher Chelsea Thomas didn't allow a hit in the first five innings, and the No. 8 Missouri softball team beat No. 14 Nebraska 4-1 Saturday in Lincoln.

Missouri softball's 10-game win streak ends in Nebraska

No. 8 Missouri's 10-game winning streak came to an end with a 3-2 defeat at No. 14 Nebraska. The Tigers led 2-0 heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, but then gave up three runs. Once the Huskers took the lead they never looked back.

Missouri baseball team wins series opener at Baylor

The Missouri baseball team beat Baylor 4-2 on Thursday in the opening game of a three-game series in Waco, Texas.

Opinions vary on who Panthers should take with No. 1 pick

Former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert is still one option.

Missouri junior softball pitcher to start doubleheader Wednesday

Kristin Nottelmann will get her first start in two weeks on Wednesday when the Missouri softball team heads to St. Louis University for a doubleheader.

Missouri softball players win Big 12 honors

Nicole Hudson was named Big 12 Player of the Week and Chelsea Thomas was named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday.

Missouri sweeps Oklahoma with another dramatic win in extra innings

Sophomore third baseman Nicole Hudson got the hit that scored senior shortstop Abby Vock to end the game.

Kansas takes series from Missouri baseball team

The Tigers lost on Sunday, dropping a three-game series to the Jayhawks in Columbia  for the first time since 1983.

After spring break Franklin makes case for Missouri starting quarterback job

Missouri's James Franklin completed 13 of 21 passes for 116 yards and two touchdowns. Months remain before coach Gary Pinkel has to make a decision, but Franklin looked like the starting quarterback Saturday.

Receivers key to helping new Missouri quarterback adapt

The Tigers’ starting wide receivers — Wes Kemp, Jerrell Jackson and T.J. Moe — have a combined five years of experience as starters, and tight end Michael Egnew had a breakout All-America season in 2010. That experience can only help the team’s starting quarterback in 2011.

Vock's walk-off home run gives Missouri extra-inning victory

Senior second baseman Abby Vock hit a solo home run in the ninth inning to give No. 9 Missouri a 3-2 win over No. 14 Oklahoma. Redshirt sophomore Chelsea Thomas also had a career-best 17 strikeouts.