MU football players Tommy Saunders and Brock Christopher went to high school together. “It’s not about playing on the field. It’s about the people,” Saunders said. “The guys you played with in high school. … The things you learn from each other. The things you go through with each other."
Blaire Vandiver, the MU junior and Chase Daniel's girlfriend, didn't want anything to do with him for the first three months she knew him. She knows the relationship between a good-looking sorority girl and the star quarterback sounds pretty cliché. Talk to her, though, and you'll learn it's anything but.
In the team's exhibition opening game, the Tigers forced 38 turnovers, including 21 in the first half. The high-intensity defense led the Tigers 97-54 win over Division II Lincoln (Mo.).
Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman is set to lead the Wildcats against Missouri on Saturday night. The Wildcats' future is in doubt, but Freeman has still earned the respect of MU's defensive coaches.
A group of substitutes that came in with a little less than 15 minutes to go in the first half sparked a 21-6 run for the Missouri men's basketall team.
Coach Cindy Stein expects three freshmen to see immediate playing time this season. The Tigers face off against Southwest Baptist in their first game at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Saturday's game against Kansas State is Senior Day and the final home game for graduating Tigers.
Third-year Kansas State coach Ron Prince resigned Wednesday but will coach the Wildcats' last three games, including Saturday evening's contest against Missouri in Columbia.
Thursday's exhibition game against Lincoln doesn't count toward the Missouri men's basketball team's record, but Tigers guard Zaire Taylor doesn't care, he just wants to play and win.
Players' weight room gab turns to talk of presidential prospects.
MU freshman Laurence Bowers has known Tigers men's basketball coach Mike Anderson since he was a child. They first met when Arlyn Bowers, Laurence's uncle, played at Arkansas when Anderson was an assistant there.
Instead of talking about nothing but Kansas State, the Tigers still clearly had their inability to finish off Baylor on their minds Monday.
Texas coach Mack Brown said in Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference he didn't think the fans on the field affected the outcome of his team's game Saturday night, but he worried about the safety of fans, players and others.
Jeff Wolfert's 34-yard field goal allowed the Missouri football team to escape with a 31-28 victory Saturday over host Baylor.
Some MU students paid $35 for tickets to the big game in Kansas City and others paid $10. Those who paid more but did not receive better seats were left feeling cheated.
Four weeks ago it was Oklahoma sitting atop the polls. When Texas beat the Sooners a week later, the Longhorns became the new favorite. This week Texas Tech took the spotlight, though it fell shy of No. 1 in the BCS rankings after a storybook win over Texas.
Baylor surprised the Missouri football team Saturday in Waco, Texas, making the Tigers fight for a 31-28 victory.
Missouri's defense came through in a pinch after the team let Baylor battle back.
Richard Melendez, an event staff personnel who manned the gate behind Floyd Casey Stadium's south end zone, has seen a smattering of highlights and plenty of lows for the Baylor football team.