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MU Football

Rivalry, not hype, matters to Missouri against KU

Gone is the drama of a possible national football championship, but the Tigers say that's not what is important when they play the Jayhawks.

Voting for top team tough for Big 12 coaches.

Coaches from the Big 12 Conference struggled to pick their favorite among the top teams in the Big 12 South as they placed votes that affect the Bowl Championship Series standings.

Pinkel finalizes terms on new contract

Pinkel said he hopes to sign hisnew contract "in the next couple of days." The school's Board of Curators, which must approve the deal, is scheduled to meet Tuesday.

Oklahoma makes move in latest BCS rankings

Oklahoma jumped two spots in the latest BCS ranking after defeating previously unbeaten Texas Tech on Saturday night in Norman.

Missouri's Big 12 championship game opponent is still up in the air

Oklahoma’s 65-21 home win over Texas Tech on Saturday only muddied the picture of who the Missouri Tigers football team will play Dec. 6 for the Big 12 championship at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

MU football players' parents react positively to Pinkel contract buzz

Players’ parents share positive reactions to news that Pinkel and Missouri athletic department officials are in discussion to extend Pinkel’s contract beyond the five-year deal he signed last December that pays him $1.85 million annually.

New contract for Pinkel in the works

The deal could make the Missouri coach the third highest-paid coach in the Big 12 and quiet speculation about him departing to take the open job at Washington.

Tigers honored with Big 12 North trophy

MU athletic director Mike Alden presented football coach Gary Pinkel and his team the Big 12 North trophy during a surprise presentation Thursday afternoon at Dan Devine Pavilion.

Students paying same as public for championship game tickets

MU students interested in buying tickets for the Big 12 Championship football game through the Athletic Department will have to pay $75.

MU football's bowl future remains unclear

Missouri clinched the Big 12 North on Saturday, but the Tigers’ bowl possibilities will remain blurred if they lose in the Big 12 championship game against Texas Tech, Texas or Oklahoma on Dec. 6 in Kansas City.

Kansas game still important to Tigers

The Missouri football team's game Nov. 29 against Kansas holds plenty of meaning for the Tigers, even though they have already earned the Big 12 North title.

Discussion returns to playoff system

After hearing Barrack Obama discuss the playoff issue in a TV interview, Texas coach Mack Brown wants to at least see a format that coaches could debate.

MU football wants more than Big 12 North crown

Missouri won its second consecutive Big 12 North championship Saturday by beating Iowa State. The celebration was tempered, though, as the Tigers know bigger achievements remain on the horizon.

Things go Missouri's way

The Tigers secured their spot in the Big 12 Conference Championship after trouncing Iowa State 52-20.

Jones plays while Coffman heals

Chase Coffman, Missouri’s senior tight end and the NCAA all-time leader in receptions at the position, missed his second consecutive game for the Tigers with a sprained right big toe.

Tigers football team wins at Iowa State

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Cyclones fans brave cold weather

For the fans who showed up Saturday at Jack Trice Stadium, cold weather and bad football are just realities that come with supporting the Iowa State Cyclones in November.

Mystery punctuates MU rivalry trophy's asterisk

The asterisk was scheduled to be removed from the trophy awarded to the winner of the Missouri-Iowa State football game. The story of the mark hinges on a controversial call that cost Missouri the 2006 game.

MU football stresses finishing November strong

Missouri has navigated through its first two November tests successfully but has two  contests left. Players and coaches say an emphasis on finishing with focus has served the team well in recent seasons.

Tigers have earned $3.9 million from TV

The Mizzou football team has already made nine appearances on television so far this season, making it an above average season.



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