Missouri linebacker Steve Redmond had to endure the difficult transition from competitor to injured player. It’s a change that gets the best of many athletes, whose very identity can be shattered by a single blow.
The Alamo Bowl isn't where the Tigers had planned to end their season. But now that they're here, they plan to go out with a win.
Regardless of the causes, there’s one thing the Tigers can agree on: There’s no altering the past. The only thing they can influence now is Monday night’s matchup with Northwestern.
Instead of taking a lighthearted approach to Monday night's Alamo Bowl, Missouri is preparing as if its entire season hinges on its game against Northwestern.
Tommy Saunders has made a difference on the football team. The Tigers’ senior captain has earned a reputation as a reliable receiver and team leader. That doesn’t separate him from other seniors on the MU football team. It’s his work off the field, however, that does.
Missouri and Northwestern practice from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Select players and coaches speak at press conferences afterward. When business is through, players can see the sites, spend time with their families or even go out to bars.
The Cougars men's basketball team is in the first of four transitional seasons moving from Division II to Division I. After a 107-57 loss to No. 25 Missouri on Saturday at Mizzou Arena, SIUE is 2-11, including six losses by 18 points or more.
To coaches and players on the Wildcats' offense, the Alamo Bowl against Missouri represents an opportunity for redemption.
Four times this season the Tigers haven’t been able to silence their critics, specifically those targeting the defense’s struggles. They hope to show their worth in the Alamo Bowl.
The Missouri offense is a lot different than what the Northwesteren defense has become used to in Big 10 Conference play.
The No. 25 Tigers shots didn't fall. The Fighting Illini couldn't miss. The result was a 75-59 loss for the Tigers, their ninth straight loss to Illinois in the Braggin' Rights Game.
St. Louis native Matt Lawrence struggled for the fourth straight year in Tuesday night’s Braggin’ Rights Game against Illinois at the Scottrade Center, scoring just four points on 2-of-6 shooting in the Missouri men's basketball team's 75-59 loss.
Tuesday night’s game in St. Louis between the Missouri and Illinois men’s basketball teams could mean a lot later this season when teams are chosen for the NCAA tournament.
The Missouri women's basketball team used a late 13-4 run to overcome an eight-point deficit and win their fifth game in a row.
In Saturday's 78-44 thrashing of Stetson in the MU men's basketball team's final tuneup before Tuesday's showdown with Illinois, the backup big men got the chance to prove their worth for the Tigers.
Keith Ramsey, a 6-foot-9 junior college transfer on this season's Missouri men's basketball team, has been fond of dunking since he was in eighth grade. “He’ll be an impact player,” Tigers coach Mike Anderson says.
The Missouri women's basketball team has received most of its scoring this season from only three players. But redshirt freshman Bekah Mills has started providing the Tigers with another scoring threat and on Monday was named Big 12 Freshman of the Week.
Matt Lawrence's individual highs and lows have taken a backseat to the Tigers' hot start this season.
Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said during Monday's Big 12 Conference coaches teleconference that he is concerned with the number of cheap shots opposing players have given his star player, sophomore forward Blake Griffin.
Carl Gettis is the only starter on the Missouri secondary who will be back in Columbia next season. Given the secondary’s camaraderie, it has been like family members passing the torch the next leader.