Mizzou Sports

Governor's pardon helps Black team win Missouri men's basketball scrimmage

Freshman men's basketball player Michael Dixon Jr. received a lot more than playing time during Missouri's annual Black and Gold game Friday night — he received a pardon.

COMMENT: 10 things that make Texas a bad homecoming opponent

For a school that claims to have invented homecoming, Missouri really botched this one. Here's 10 reasons why Texas was a bad choice for a homecoming guest.

Veteran cornerback Gettis finds confidence to speak up

When other Missouri football players were struggling to make their target times, Carl Gettis channeled his off-the-field outgoing side to motivate his teammates.

Despite injury, Gabbert expects to spur offense for MU football team

Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert sprained his right ankle Oct. 8 against Nebraska, but he said he feels healthy going into the team's game Saturday night against No. 3 Texas. Gabbert threw five interceptions in the last two games, which were both Tiger losses.

Missouri Tigers take on Twitter

Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon leads all Missouri athletes in Twitter followers, beating Missouri basketball player Kim English in a contest that started this August.

Missouri men's basketball team looks to replace lost parts

Talk of all the key players who have returned to their teams this season dominated the Big 12 Conference men's basketball media day Thursday. But Missouri is looking to remain competitive while replacing its three leading scorers from a season ago.

Texas special teams a challenge for Missouri

No. 3 Texas arrives in Columbia on Saturday with some of the most dangerous special teams in the country.

Missouri basketball players choose sides

UM System President Gary Forsee and Missouri Governor Jay Nixon picked teams Tuesday for Friday's Black & Gold men's basketball scrimmage.

Texas quarterback looks for more success

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy says he is past early season ailments that have frustrated him at times, despite leading the Longhorns to a 6-0 record.

Pinkel addresses decision behind playing Gabbert

In his weekly press conference, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said that despite Blaine Gabbert's injury he still felt the sophomore quarterback was functional and gave his team the best chance to win.

Missouri women's basketball team determined to improve

With a roster that includes four starters and four seniors, this year's Missouri women's basketball team thinks it has a great chance to prove naysayers wrong.

Cyclones, Red Raiders earn Big 12 victories

Iowa State got its first conference win in two seasons with a comfortable win over Baylor. Texas Tech got its first road win with quarterback Steven Sheffield at quarterback, upsetting Nebraska in Lincoln.

Missouri football team runs well early against Oklahoma State

Back-to-back losses always trigger an examination of problem areas. It was clear against Oklahoma State, though, that the Missouri running game showed considerable improvement in the first half.

Missouri loses second Big 12 game

With No. 3 Texas up next, the Missouri football team fell to 0-2 in Big 12 Conference play after a 33-17 loss Saturday at Oklahoma State.

Oklahoma State football fans show support for Dez Bryant

Dez Bryant, Oklahoma State's star wide receiver, was unavailable Saturday night against Missouri following a suspension from the NCAA in early October. Some fans could be seen wearing T-shirts that read "FREE DEZ".

Football Notebook: Oklahoma State fans root for two teams in orange Saturday

Rooting for Texas to beat the rival Sooners was a popular choice in Stillwater Saturday.

Missouri still high on Marcus Lucas' list

Liberty senior Marcus Lucas looks to his mother for guidance not only through life, but through his football career and college recruitment.  While Missouri is high on Lucas' list, Tennessee, Stanford, and Oklahoma have also made offers. 

Missouri men's basketball team looks for new identity

With the loss of seniors DeMarre Carroll, Leo Lyons and Matt Lawrence, the basketball team not only lost nearly half of its 81 points a game, but who it was.

Missouri basketball team holds its first practice of season

New players may need time to get used to Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson's high-intensity practices.

Oklahoma St. looks to build on '08 win over Missouri

Last year's game between OSU and Mizzou changed the path of both teams. This year's game could be crucial as well.