The Missouri softball team will meet Bradley at 3 p.m. Friday in its first game in the Columbia Regional. Kansas, an old rival from Missouri's Big 12 days, is also participating in the four-team tournament, along with Nebraska.
Sam was picked by St. Louis near the end of the seventh round Saturday, with the 248th overall pick. He will try to become the NFL's first publicly gay player when in the Rams' training camp.
St. Louis made the Missouri defensive end the first openly gay player to be drafted to the NFL.
A lot of people, including several celebrities, reacted on Twitter to Michael Sam's selection in the NFL draft.
Four Missouri players were taken in the draft — which ran from Thursday through Saturday — and six more Tigers signed with teams shortly after the draft concluded.
Michael Sam's selection in the NFL draft and subsequent reaction caused a lot of tweets.
Gaines was chosen in the sixth round by the Rams with the 188th overall pick. He becomes the first Missouri corner selected in the NFL Draft since 1984.
Former Missouri quarterback James Franklin, linebacker Andrew Wilson, tight end Eric Waters and running back Henry Josey did not have to wait long after going undrafted to find an NFL team.
Missouri sophomore pitcher Peter Fairbanks turned in a strong performance on the mound, but the Tigers' hitters could not pick him up as MU lost 3-1 at South Carolina on Saturday.
Ealy recorded nine sacks in 2013, which placed him fourth among Southeastern Conference defensive players.
The Tigers lost at South Carolina 8-2 on Friday night to extend its slide in conference play to 10 games.
The freshman pitcher was already named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year.
Missouri men's basketball signee Namon Wright tweeted Thursday afternoon that he has been granted release from his national letter of intent to Missouri.
Missouri football is one of only two SEC teams to finish in top 10 percent in Academic Progress rate, as released by the NCAA.
Third-seeded Missouri fell to sixth-seeded LSU 6-0 and was knocked out of the Southeastern Conference Softball Tournament on Thursday in Columbia, S.C.
Despite her sweet demeanor, the freshman pitcher has proven herself in the circle.
New Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson and women's basketball coach Robin Pingeton will host a student, faculty and staff continental breakfast Friday.
Michael Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, announced earlier this year that he is gay, making him set to become the first openly gay player in the NFL. ESPN is honoring Sam for "his courage and honesty that resonates beyond sports."
The challenge will feature 10 games between Big 12 and Southeastern Conference teams from Dec. 3-6.
Freshman pitcher Tori Finucane, sophomore center fielder Taylor Gadbois, junior infielder Corrin Genovese and senior left fielder Mackenzie Sykes earn Southeastern Conference honors.