Mizzou Sports

Missouri softball to host regional in NCAA Softball Tournament

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 finds comfortable landing spot in St. Louis

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.


UPDATE: Michael Sam selected by St. Louis Rams, becomes first openly gay player drafted

St. Louis made the Missouri defensive end the first openly gay player to be drafted to the NFL.

Notable Twitter reaction to Michael Sam being drafted

A lot of people, including several celebrities, reacted on Twitter to Michael Sam's selection in the NFL draft.

Four Tigers selected in the NFL Draft, including Michael Sam

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 televised kiss gets lots of attention

Michael Sam's selection in the NFL draft and subsequent reaction caused a lot of tweets.

Former Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines selected in sixth round by St. Louis

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.

UPDATE: Undrafted Tigers quickly signing with teams

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 offense struggles in loss to South Carolina

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.

UPDATE: Missouri's Kony Ealy, Justin Britt picked in NFL second round

Ealy recorded nine sacks in 2013, which placed him fourth among Southeastern Conference defensive players.

Missouri baseball drops 10th straight conference game

The Tigers lost at South Carolina 8-2 on Friday night to extend its slide in conference play to 10 games. 

Missouri softball's Tori Finucane named finalist for National Freshman of the Year

The freshman pitcher was already named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year.

Missouri basketball signee Namon Wright granted release from NLI, still considering Tigers

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 places four sports teams in top 10 percent in NCAA report

Missouri football is one of only two SEC teams to finish in top 10 percent in Academic Progress rate, as released by the NCAA.

Missouri softball falls to LSU, ends SEC Tournament hopes

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.

Tori Finucane's competitiveness leads Missouri softball into SEC Tournament

Despite her sweet demeanor, the freshman pitcher has proven herself in the circle.

Missouri basketball to host free breakfast on Friday

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 wins Arthur Ashe Courage Award

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."

Missouri men's basketball will play Oklahoma in second annual SEC/Big 12 Challenge

The challenge will feature 10 games between Big 12 and Southeastern Conference teams from Dec. 3-6.

Missouri softball claims SEC awards, including Finucane as Freshman of the Year

Freshman pitcher Tori Finucane, sophomore center fielder Taylor Gadbois, junior infielder Corrin Genovese and senior left fielder Mackenzie Sykes earn Southeastern Conference honors.