Mizzou Sports

Pinkel: Missouri football not waiting until halftime to make adjustments

The Tigers have struggled in the second half of Big 12 games, and the coach said it comes down to poor execution.

Hanneman's hot shooting lifts Tigers

Amanda Hanneman scored a team-high 20 points en route to a 80-59 Missouri victory against Central Missouri in an exhibition game Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

Another breakout game from a Missouri defensive lineman

Hamilton was second on the team Saturday with eight tackles. His effort came a week after fellow defensive lineman Aldon Smith made many significant plays against Colorado.

Missouri women's basketball team relying on Richbow

After getting her starting spot taken away by Bekah Mills as a junior, Toy Richbow is back as the starting point guard after Mills tore her ACL.

Florence has record day leading Baylor over Missouri football

After five games in which he never threw for more than 235 yards, Florence had the best game for a quarterback against the Tigers this season, breaking Baylor's single-game passing yards record in the process.

Baylor bounces Missouri with strong second half

Missouri has yet to score a second-half touchdown since Big 12 play began.

Baylor football fans still support despite early disappointment

Baylor football fans were hoping for improvement this season. Fans at the game Saturday explained how things changed after the team's star quarterback suffered a season-ending injury and the Bears lost several games.

Moore, Paul look to impress in Missouri basketball exhibition opener

Missouri basketball proved that its press is here to stay, making fast work of Truman State during a 96-33 win in front of 8,120 – including a nearly-full student section – at Mizzou Arena.

COMMENT: 10 Things you didn't know about Baylor

Willie Nelson, Jessica Simpson, Chuck Norris and live bears all make appearences in this week's 10 Things you didn't know about Baylor.

Untelevised Missouri football game could hurt Columbia sports bars

The Missouri-Baylor game is the first Tiger football game this season to not be on TV.

Missouri football's Jacquies Smith takes advantage of trick play

As a defensive end, Jacquies Smith doesn't often get to hold the football. But when Missouri wanted to attempt a fake field goal Saturday against Colorado, coaches chose Smith to make a big play.

Little-known Missouri forward prepares for new role

Several Missouri basketball players will have new roles this season. One of those players, junior Justin Safford, is trying to become a leader for a young Tigers squad.

Two Missouri football players named to academic all-district team

Missouri offensive lineman, Kurtis Gregory and placekicker, Grant Ressel were named to the College Sports Information Directors of America's Academic All-District 7 team.

Baston emerges as leader for Missouri football team

After early disciplinary problems upon arriving at Missouri, tackle Jaron Baston has developed into an undisputed leader of the Missouri defense and was voted as a team captain before his senior season.

Baylor's second half against Nebraska offers Bears hope

Baylor coach Art Briles says he wants his team to play Missouri like it did in the second half last Saturday against Nebraska.

Weatherspoon named Lott Trophy Player of the Week

After leading the Tigers in last Saturday's win over Colorado, Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon earned Lott Trophy IMPACT Player of the Week honors. 

Pregame Playmakers: MU cheerleaders support team, one another

Members of the MU cheerleading squad have to learn to trust one another on the field while doing routines, but it's the trust shown off the field that makes this squad a group of friends.

Changing positions helps Missouri defense get quicker

The Missouri football team recruited Zaviar Gooden and Donovan Bonner as safeties, but Tigers coach Gary Pinkel said moving them to linebacker gives his defense more speed.

Turnovers, sacks finally come for Missouri defense

Coach Gary Pinkel has said it all season. His team’s defense was close. If it kept doing the right things, the turnovers and sacks would come. In Saturday’s win over Colorado, they came in bunches.

Talk of Gabbert injury about more than physical condition

James Thomas, a doctoral student at Missouri, analyzes the effect of Blaine Gabbert's injury from a sociological perspective.