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Missouri football sets time for road opener

Gary Pinkel will lead Missouri against Toledo, his former team, on Sept. 6. The game will begin at 11 a.m. Central time.

Former Missouri star E.J. Gaines acclimates to St. Louis Rams teammates

He and the other rookies are doing whatever they can to make the St. Louis Rams' roster, and that requires getting used to the NFL offseason training regimen in a hurry.

Missouri football opener scheduled for ESPNU

The Missouri Tigers will kick off the 2014 season with a nationally televised game Aug. 30.

​Carolina Panthers sign former Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy

The Carolina Panthers signed second-round draft pick Kony Ealy, a defensive end from Missouri. Terms of the deal were not released Thursday.

Arkansas-Missouri football moved to day after Thanksgiving

The two Southeastern Conference schools, playing for the first time as conference foes, will play in Columbia at 1:30 p.m. Nov. 28. The game will be broadcast on CBS.

Missouri's SEC football pairings announced

The Southeastern Conference announced its football pairings through the 2025 season Monday, including a 12-year rotation of non-divisional opponents.

Oprah's network postpones Sam documentary

The planned documentary by the Oprah Winfrey Network on Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, has been postponed.

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.

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: 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.

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."

Former Missouri wide receiver T.J. Moe signs with hometown St. Louis Rams

On Monday, former Missouri wide receiver T.J. Moe, 23, signed a one-year deal with his hometown St. Louis Rams. Moe is from O'Fallon, less than an hour west of St. Louis.

Michael Sam's sexuality won't matter, NFL Hall of Famers say

If Michael Sam is drafted in the NFL, the Missouri defensive end will be judged strictly on whether he can play and whether he can help his team win. Everything else will be trivial.

Redshirted Hosick to transfer from Tigers

Redshirt freshman quarterback Trent Hosick is transferring from MU. Hosick completed the only passing touchdown during Saturday's Black and Gold scrimmage.

Missouri football looks forward after closing spring practice with Black and Gold Game

Missouri football closed spring practice with the Black and Gold Game on Saturday, but Gary Pinkel was already looking toward the next phase of building.

Missouri receivers try to fill big shoes in Black and Gold Game

The Missouri football team rolled out a new receiving corps during Saturday's Black and Gold Game. The wideouts and tight ends hope to stay productive after losing last year's top three receivers.  

Memorial Stadium renovations target quality over quantity

The renovations include a new upper deck bowl and two concourses, and will be completed in August.

Missouri football looks to move on from Dorial Green-Beckham

The Missouri football team is trying to move on from Dorial Green-Beckham after he was dismissed from the team, but it's easier said than done.