Mizzou Sports

Missouri wide receiver hopes for speedy return from injury

Missouri junior wide receiver Jerrell Jackson was expected to be out until October with a broken bone in his wrist, but he was catching passes in practice on Wednesday.

Missouri women's basketball faces challenging 2010-11 schedule

The Tigers' schedule includes 13 games against teams that made the NCAA Tournament in 2010.

Missouri's defensive tackles take pride in power

Both of the starting defensive tackles on the Missouri football team say their signature move is the bull rush.

Missouri linebacker returns to football practice

Missouri linebacker Will Ebner returned to the practice field Tuesday, two days after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated.

Alexander lands NFL job, plays catch-up with Rams

Alexander said he got a congratulatory text message from Missouri coach Gary Pinkel.


Missouri's Ashton Glaser stands out with physical presence at quarterback

Ashton Glaser, who is currently the fourth-string quarterback, has performed well in scrimmages, displaying a physical style of play. He is trying to battle his way up the Tigers depth chart.

MU softball player leads USA Baseball team to bronze medal

The Missouri sophomore was named to the All-Tournament Team at the International Baseball Federation's Women's World Cup.


Missouri receiver Wes Kemp blocking slow preseason

Missouri receiver Wes Kemp's role in the offense goes beyond catching the ball. When the ball isn't in his hands, Kemp takes pride in his blocking abilities. His teammates are noticing.



Rams sign former Missouri star Danario Alexander

Missouri tailback was cheerleader in high school

Teammates tease Jared Culver about being a cheerleader in high school, but it's difficult to laugh too hard. Culver is the biggest running back on the Missouri football team and gets lots of respect for his punishing style.

Injuries no excuse for Missouri's Pinkel

On Friday, seven Tigers wore the red jerseys of an injured player, keeping them off the practice field and making injuries an unwanted distraction at Devine Pavilion 13 days before the Tigers' Sept. 4 game against Illinois.

Defensive backs change mentality for 2010 Missouri football season

If all goes to plan, the Missouri defense will force two turnovers a game, and to do that, the Tigers will need improved performance from a secondary that ranked second to last in the Big 12 in pass defense in 2009. 


Missouri freshmen tailbacks form close relationship

Henry Josey and Marcus Murphy, two freshman tailbacks, have formed a close relationship. They've learned a lot from teammate Derrick Washington this season, and they're focusing on improving the mental and physical aspects of their games.

Short day for Missouri football team

The Missouri football team enjoyed mild weather in their morning practice Wednesday and then skipped the second practice of the day so the team could go catch a movie.

Practice pace different for MU kickers

During the Missouri football team's busiest preseason practices, Tigers kickers Grant Ressel, Matt Grabner, Trey Barrow and Christian Brinser spend 30 minutes on the field in special teams drills. The rest of the time, coaches count on them to improve on their own.

Added weight helps L'Damian Washington excel for Missouri football team

While redshirt freshman receiver L’Damian Washington put on 20 pounds this offseason, he still is one of the Missouri football team's lankiest players.

Missouri football focused on forcing fumbles

The Missouri defense recovered four fumbles during Saturday morning's scrimmage.

New and improved Washington impresses in Missouri football scrimmage

After the first 10 days of preseason camp, the verdict is in — Missouri football's senior tailback  is quicker, faster and better than ever.

Notebook: Saturday's Missouri football scrimmage

Quarterbacks fight for Missouri football backup spot

Four quarterbacks hope to grab the No. 2 positions behind Missouri starter Blaine Gabbert.