Mizzou Sports

New athletics director Rhoades says he's found 'the best' program at MU

Rhoades said he can't compare the Missouri job to the previous athletics director positions he held at Houston and Akron.

Missouri basketball freshman Gill-Caesar prefers criticism to compliments

Amid a tough season, freshman guard Montaque Gill-Caesar is trying to translate criticism into growth.

Mack Rhoades introduced as new MU athletics director

Follow live video and a live blog as Mack Rhoades makes a public appearance at the MU Student Center.

Missouri baseball regains confidence with blowout win

After getting swept over the weekend by Milwaukee, the Tigers crushed Truman State on Tuesday night at Taylor Stadium.

Missouri football opens spring practice in sun-soaked Memorial Stadium

Two and a half months after the Tigers’ win at the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl, Missouri had its first formal spring practice Tuesday. They'll practice seven more times before their first scrimmage in April.

Missouri baseball breaks losing streak, beats Truman State 10-2

Senior pitcher John Miles started for the Tigers, lasting 2 1/3 innings with three strikeouts and one hit allowed as Missouri broke its losing skid.

MARK SELIG: What if SEC coaches played one on one?

The columnist projects a fictional tournament where the coaches take the court.

Missouri softball hosts SEMO in home opener

The Tigers' players outscored the Gamecocks 21-5 in three games this past weekend, and they hit five home runs in the process. That kind of power hitting is coming at a good time as the Tigers (13-3) host their home opener on Wednesday.

Missouri basketball shut out of SEC awards

Kentucky's Devin Booker, son of former Missouri star Melvin Booker, won the SEC Freshman of the Year.

South Carolina with plenty to play for at SEC tourney

South Carolina (15-15) is the 11th seed and begins play Wednesday against last-place Missouri (9-22). The Gamecocks will be looking to clinch their first winning season in six years and the chance to continue in the postseason.

New Missouri athletics director Mack Rhoades focused on long-term

Mack Rhoades oversaw the constructions of new football stadiums at both Houston and Akron.

Update: Missouri officially hires Rhoades as next athletics director

University of Houston's Mack Rhoades will take the position in April. He and his family are expected to be introduced at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the MU Student Center.

Missouri basketball's historically poor season evident in the numbers

What do the numbers 2, 10.8, 40 and 60.7 have in common? They mean bad things for Missouri basketball.

Missouri throwers look to place high at nationals

Long-time teammates Jill Rushin and Kearsten Peoples will be throwing for Missouri at an indoor meet one last time this weekend. The pair is looking to take first and second in the shot put at the 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships. 

Missouri softball opens SEC play with a sweep of South Carolina

Missouri softball topped the South Carolina Gamecocks 8-0 on Monday night. That win completed a three-game sweep of South Carolina in Missouri's first Southeastern Conference competition of the season. 

Missouri Rugby Club continues tradition of 'gentleman's game'

Rugby squads from Missouri and Kansas faced off in Columbia Saturday. The game on the field could appear barbaric, but the actions off the field make it a "gentleman's game."

COMO YOU KNOW: Mack Rhoades

MU announced Mack Rhoades would be its new athletics director on Monday, March 9. Rhoades will be replacing Mike Alden, who announced his resignation in January.

UPDATE: Two Missouri divers secure spots at nationals

Missouri diver Lauren Reedy earned a spot in the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships after a third-place finish in the 3-meter dive at the Zone D Diving Championships on Monday in Iowa City, Iowa. Clark Thomas secured a spot in nationals after he won the 1-meter event.

WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: 31 Chihuahuas rescued from house fire, Columbia's first coed scouting troop

Other top stories for this week included the identification of victims and a suspect of a Boone County shooting and service organizations coming together to create new housing for veterans.

Swept and stranded: Missouri baseball loses three straight to Milwaukee

Tim Jamieson said fixing an offense is hard to accomplish during a game, but Missouri doesn't have much time practice-wise between now and its first Southeastern Conference series against Georgia next weekend.