Mizzou Sports

Heavy rain possible during Missouri-Nebraska game Thursday

A meteorologist for the National Weather Service said there will be a 90 percent chance of rain on Thursday.

Brinkley expands role on Missouri football team

As the team's long snapper, Beau Brinkley didn't participate in position drills and spent the majority of each practice last season as an observer. But after a conversation with Gary Pinkel, Brinkley is now contributing as a tight end.

Pelini wants Nebraska's defense to earn Blackshirts

The traditional black practice jerseys are no longer a given for Nebraskas' defensive starters under second-year Cornhuskers football coach Bo Pelini.

Big 12 Football Notebook: Oklahoma's early struggles not new to Stoops

Oklahoma, which has won three straight conference titles in football, is 2-2 going into Big 12 play. But Sooners coach Bob Stoops said the program has rebounded from early difficulties in the past.

MU football center Tim Barnes grabbed attention at age fourteen

Tim Barnes, a junior center on Missouri football's offensive line, first got the attention of the coaches when he was a freshman in high school. His high school coach said both Barnes' attitude and motivation helped lead their team to an 8-2 record and conference title.

Pregame Playmakers: Setting up Faurot Field

This is the first video in a six part series that goes behind the team, to take a look at the faces and organizations that make MU game days happen.

Pinkel expresses pleasure with Gabbert's poise

The sophomore quarterback has not thrown an interception this season.

1976 RV takes maintenance but becomes site of great tailgate parties

Sully Fairchild and Kevin Reichert are among eight friends who maintain a tailgate RV for Missouri football games. The group bought and retooled the RV last year.

ESPN to air Children's Hospital, Missouri School of Journalism commercials

The Children's Hospital and Missouri School of Journalism will be featured in the ESPN broadcast of the MU-Nebraska game Thursday evening.

AP pollsters talk Missouri football

The Missourian asked some of the Associated Press pollsters from around the country about their rationales for ranking the Missouri football team, and what would need to happen for the Tigers to imporve their ranking.

Who was Kenji Jackson before he was a Tiger?

“Changing to safety could have been the best thing that ever happened to me,” Missouri safety Kenji Jackson said. “I don’t know if I’d be here as a running back.”

Pinkel admits Missouri's running game needs improvement

Throughout fall camp, the Missouri football team's coaching staff made it seem like the Tigers' running game would be a strength of the offense and a way to counter quarterback Blaine Gabbert's inexperience. But after four games, Missouri's rushing attack is struggled to get going.

Big 12 Notebook: Kansas football team learns from nonconference test

The Jayhawks, now 4-0, relied on a late touchdown and defensive stops to hold off Southern Mississippi at home Saturday

So far, Gabbert's passing numbers impressive

After Missouri's 4-0 start, Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert is at or near the top of the national rankings in several passing categories.

Mizzou just misses AP Top 25

After four winning games, including a victory against Nevada, Missouri still falls short of the rankings by one. With many upsets over the weekend, the polls for teams below the top three rankings struggled to place the other football teams.

Missouri football team uses bye week to prepare for Nebraska

Players said the upcoming bye week is a good opportunity to rest and get healthy for the next home game Thursday against Nebraska.

New Missouri softball assistant coach is university legend

Phil Bradley, who played football and baseball at Missouri, accepted softball coach Ehren Earleywine's offer to become the Tigers' new volunteer assistant coach.

Alexander's big day helps Missouri football get past Nevada, 31-21

Wide receiver Danario Alexander caught nine passes for 170 yards, and the Tiger defense forced a key fumble early in the fourth quarter. Missouri beat Nevada, 31-21.

Missouri running game struggles, but produces big plays

After struggling in the first half, Kendial Lawrence and Derrick Washington each had a big play in the second half.


A running account of Missouri's 31-21 over Nevada at Reno.