The UM system Board of Curators is meeting this week to discuss Missouri's options in conference realignment, among other issues.
Bernadette Gray-Little said she hopes to talk to MU's Brady Deaton as well.
Kansas chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little has reached out to her counterpart at Nebraska, urging him to keep the Cornhuskers in the Big 12 Conference.
Many said there won't be any real answers to the question of conference realignment until presidents of Big 12 Conference schools join the discussions at the Big 12 meetings on Thursday.
No decision by Missouri, Nebraska or anybody else about leaving the Big 12 Conference is expected for several months, but the league commissioner and several others are trying to work out the possibilities in meetings this week in Kansas City.
There are several good reasons why Missouri would be a good candidate for joining the Big Ten if the conference decides to expand.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany took questions on Tuesday at his conference's annual spring meetings in Chicago.
After breaking down the stats on athletic success in the Big 12 and the Big Ten, it is difficult to say if either conference is better.
The Atlanta Falcons selected former Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon with the 19th overall pick of Thursday night's NFL draft.
In one season, former Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon has gone from NFL Draft afterthought to a coveted first-round prospect.
As Big 12 Conference team's use the spring to prepare for the 2010 football season, all eyes are on the Cornhuskers.
During one of the practices at the Senior Bowl former MU wide receiver Danario Alexander landed strangely. The result was a piece of chipped cartilage and a trip to a Miami surgeon for the fourth operation he’s had on his left knee in less than three years.
Four former Missouri football stars, now playing in the NFL, attended the annual Spring game on Saturday.
Senior tailback Derrick Washington made sure he could back up his smack talk by scoring a touchdown late in the first half.
The linebacker was a top performer at his position in several drills.
In his first season with the Philadelphia Eagles, former Missouri wide receiver Jeremy Maclin caught 55 passes for 762 yards and four touchdowns in the regular season.
Despite three seasons as one of the nation's best college kickers, including two that earned him All-Big 12 honors, former MU kicker Jeff Wolfert has earned tryouts with just three NFL teams and is struggling to find a job as a kicker at the professional level.
A student group that suggested recruitment of a live tiger for MU football games has muted its enthusiasm.