Mizzou Sports

Michael Sam ready to get back to football

Days after becoming the first openly gay player selected in the NFL draft, former Mizzou standout and St. Louis Rams' seventh-round pick Michael Sam was formally introduced during a Rams' press conference.

Momentum for Missouri tennis continues into offseason

The Tigers have added two recruits and graduating senior Cierra Gaytan-Leach was voted second-team All-Southeastern Conference.

Missouri gymnast receives SEC honor for community service

Missouri gymnast Mackenzie McGill received the 2013-14 Brad Davis SEC Community Service Leader of the Year award.

Brad Loos officially added to Missouri men's basketball staff

Loos spent 12 seasons as an assistant to Anderson at Central Missouri. The past five years, his title was associate head coach.

Missouri softball could face Kansas in regional

The Tigers will host Bradley, Kansas and Nebraska in their regional games Friday through Sunday at University Field.

Former Missouri star Molly Kreklow makes U.S. volleyball team

Kreklow will play for the U.S. women's national volleyball team this week.

Missouri men's golf hopes to capitalize on hosting NCAA regional

The Missouri men’s golf team traveled nearly 9,000 miles this season, but for its biggest tournament of the year, it won't travel anywhere.

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.