MU Football

No charges pressed against Missouri's Green-Beckham; women cite fear of backlash

According to a burglary incident report obtained by the Missourian on Thursday, the alleged victims feared the media and community backlash that could result from the incident, given Green-Beckham's status as a Missouri football player.

State's leading high school quarterback boosts Missouri football recruiting

Besides Lee's Summit High School's Drew Lock, two more in the Tigers' 2015 recruiting class are also considered four-star recruits by

UPDATE: Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham suspended indefinitely

Dorial Green-Beckham, who led the Tigers in touchdown catches in 2013, has been suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team policies. The suspension includes all team practices and activities.

Michael Sam draws a crowd, other players put on show

A crowd of media and NFL personnel traveled to Columbia for Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday. Michael Sam was the main attraction, but his teammates stole the spotlight.

Missouri football Pro Day notebook: Max Copeland changes positions

Sights and sounds from the 2014 Missouri Pro Day: Max Copeland changes positions, James Franklin throws more than 50 passes in front of scouts, and Shane Ray gets banished from the weight room.

Hamstring doesn't hamper Michael Sam's Pro Day

Recent Missouri graduate Michael Sam suffered a hamstring injury during Pro Day on Thursday at the Devine Practice Facility.

Missouri football starts spring practice, picks up where it left off

Missouri football began spring practice Tuesday, and the program is still riding the momentum from the 12-win 2013 season.

Missouri football more stable entering spring football

While there are still questions surrounding Missouri football in 2014, the program is in a much different place than it was a year ago.

UPDATE: Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel agrees to new contract through 2020

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel's new contract will boost his guaranteed earnings to $3.1 million a year through 2020. Assistant coaches also received raises.

NFL Draft analysts evaluate Michael Sam's combine

Sam ran a 4.91-second 40-yard dash, 18th among 40 defensive linemen. He bench pressed 225 pounds 17 times, tied for worst at his position. Sam will be looking to improve his numbers when Missouri holds its Pro Day on March 20.

The rundown of the runaround: Michael Sam's senior season sacks

Michael Sam produced 11.5 sacks as a senior. Here's the low-down on each one.

Missouri football's Michael Sam needs no introduction at NFL Combine

Michael Sam made his first press conference appearance at the NFL combine in Indianapolis on Saturday and tried to steer the conversation away from the much-publicized story of his sexuality.

Turning backs on protesters, hundreds form wall to support Michael Sam

A group of 14 protesters from the Westboro Baptist Church was countered by more than one thousand people who formed a wall to show their support for Michael Sam.

Michael Sam's news draws support, annoyance — and some yawns

The early morning crowd at Hy-Vee Cafe share their reactions to Michael Sam's announcement, ranging from indifference to support for the football player.

Other areas of mid-Missouri react to Michael Sam announcement

Reactions from around Missouri about Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay vary greatly. But most everyone offers an opinion.

Crane operator's picture of Michael Sam tribute goes viral

Virgil Jeffery captured and posted the viral snowy "Sam" tribute picture on Facebook while he was operating a crane at Faurot Field Monday morning.

Redefining manhood: Michael Sam's announcement challenges traditional masculine narratives

The rise of feminism, gay-rights activism and metrosexuals question traditional masculinity structures. Now, defensive back Michael Sam's announcement that he is gay challenges manhood in the professional sports arena.

Kent State suspends wrestler over Michael Sam slur

Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler first tweeted Monday using a homophobic slur, saying he couldn't watch a sports program because they were talking about Sam, who is an NFL prospect.

Michael Sam could be important face in gay community

Michael Sam has said his focus is on football, but others — particularly those in the LGBT community — may not listen.

MU students rally around Michael Sam

Students are organizing a counterdemonstration to the Westboro Baptist Church protest expected this weekend.