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Missouri football fans move on, slowly

Orange Bowl still explaining its Missouri snub.

A Season to Remember

This college football season was inconceivable.

Appalachian State upset Michigan. Notre Dame won only three games. A sophomore won the Heisman Trophy for the first time. And Missouri played Kansas with the No. 1 ranking in the nation at stake.

The Tigers prevailed, claiming the top spot in the polls for the first time since 1960. Chase Daniel showed up in sports fans’ mailbox, gracing the cover of Sports Illustrated. Fans started to plan trips to New Orleans for the national title game. But Oklahoma forced everyone to cancel their reservations, dominating the Tigers in the Big 12 Conference Championship.

Such a story would have seemed absurd in August, like Nebraska giving up 76 points to Kansas.

But it did happen, and here’s how …

Rucker, Maclin head list of five Missouri football All-Americans

Tight end Martin Rucker and freshman Jeremy Maclin were named first-team AP All-Americans.

Commentary: Daniel's historic accomplishment

Daniel didn't win the Heisman, but he accomplished something remarkable.

Shakespeare's Pizza — now delivering across the nation

You don't have to live in Columbia to enjoy Shakespeare's Pizza — now you can get frozen pizzas through the mail by ordering off the business' Web site. Click here to go to the multimedia presentation.

Daniel named Heisman finalist

Chase Daniel got the nod as one of four finalists for the Heisman Trophy Award.

Orange Bowl: One loss is better than two

Orange Bowl spokesman Larry Wahl said that Kansas’s 11-1 record was a key factor in its selection over 11-2 Missouri.

BCS chaos upsets Big 12 coaches

Coaches in the Big 12 conference didn’t go as far to say that the No. 6 Missouri Tigers should be in a BCS bowl ahead of No. 8 Kansas. But the fallout from the final BCS standings has left coaches perplexed about the system’s functionality in college football.

Danario Alexander out for Cotton Bowl

Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander suffered a serious knee injury against Oklahoma, the team announced Monday. The sophomore will undergo surgery Friday.

Tigers fans will have entertainment options in Dallas

Cotton Bowl attendees will need activities to do in Dallas when it’s not gametime. Here’s a few tips on where to find all of the New Year’s activities.

Few tickets, but many ways to Cotton Bowl

For fans desperate for seats at the Cotton Bowl, tickets can be found — for a price, on the Web. But there are plenty of travel options to choose from and at a wide range of prices.

Cotton Bowl tickets sell out

By 10 a.m. Monday morning Missouri had run out of their allotment of 16,000 tickets for the 2008 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic. According to Chad Moller, Missouri Athletic Department spokesman, about 6,000 tickets went on sale at 8 a.m.

Cotton Bowl little solace after exclusion from BCS bowl lineup

“I don’t know. It’s tough right now, but I’m sure it’ll be good later,” MU defensive tackle Lorenzo Williams said about the Tigers playing in this season's Cotton Bowl.

Title shot slips through Tigers' fingers

With the Tigers trailing late in the third quarter, quarterback Chase Daniel threw a dart to tight end Martin Rucker. The ball hit off his hands and was intercepted. The Sooners scored two plays later, and the Tigers never recovered.

Many feel jilted by BCS bowl selections

The latest chapter in this crazy college football season was written Sunday when LSU was picked to play Ohio State for the championship and about a half-dozen other candidates were left with plenty to complain about.

Despite disappointment, fans have hope

It was the end of a week’s stay in the limelight for MU, the program and the town — seven days in the top spot when the elusive National Championship bid had been run down.

Tigers in Cotton Bowl

In less than a month, the Missouri football team returns to Texas. On Sunday, the Tigers, ranked sixth in the Bowl Championship Series, accepted a bid to play in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1 in Dallas.

Oklahoma new nemesis for MU football team

What Nebraska once was to the Missouri football team has been passed on to Oklahoma. The Sooners are the Tigers’ new kryptonite.

Bowl tickets available Monday

Missouri football bowl tickets available online at 8 a.m. Monday.

Red-zone failure ends Missouri’s title dream

Missouri could muster only one touchdown in four trips inside Oklahoma’s 20-yard line.



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