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Missouri gets back to winning ways, blows out Memphis

Published Oct. 21 2018

COLUMBIA — Missouri needed a game like this. So did Albert Okwuegbunam.

Press Box: Basketball recruiting picking up for MU men, women

Published Oct. 21 2018

Missouri basketball recruiting made one big move this weekend, and could have a second by the time Monday is through.

Missouri's connections to Memphis continue after Odom's return

Published Oct. 20 2018

COLUMBIA — When Barry Odom left Missouri for Memphis after the 2011 season, he gambled on his future, but also...

Without Hall and Brown, Tigers turn to WR youth

Published Oct. 17 2018

COLUMBIA — Missouri knew it would not have Emanuel Hall available for its road tilt against No. 1 Alabama. The...

Lady Jays blank Rock Bridge to win district title

Published Oct. 14 2018

COLUMBIA — The Jefferson City Lady Jays needed just one inning to take control of the Class 4 District 8...

Alabama, Missouri could lean on tight end pass game

Published Oct. 13 2018

COLUMBIA — Since the start of Southeastern Conference play, Missouri's offense has been hampered by the lack of a fully...

Missouri run attack has picked up slack for pass game

Published Oct. 10 2018

COLUMBIA — After a relatively slow start to the season, Missouri's ground game has come into its own. It could...

Getting to the QB a must in SEC road game for Missouri

Published Oct. 6 2018

COLUMBIA — South Carolina was in an unusual position. Will Muschamp teams are known for their defenses, which, through speed,...

Missouri-South Carolina rivalry still simmering

Published Oct. 4 2018

COLUMBIA — If you can't rely on pre-World War II history to build a football rivalry, Missouri and South Carolina...

Blair Oaks claims another Tri-County softball title

Published Oct. 3 2018

WARDSVILLE — At times throughout the season, the Blair Oaks softball team has relied on its depth to make contributions...

Missouri men's basketball has addressed depth issues

Published Sep. 27 2018

COLUMBIA — When Missouri lost in the opening round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament to Florida State back in...

McKinney verbally commits to MU men's basketball

Published Sep. 25 2018

COLUMBIA — The first member of Missouri's 2019 basketball class is in.

Early turnovers cost Missouri in loss to No. 2 Georgia

Published Sep. 23 2018

COLUMBIA — This one is going to sting for a while. Missouri head coach Barry Odom said as much following Saturday's...

Press Box: Mahomes, Mayfield give hope to similar QBs

Published Sep. 23 2018

Within a few days of one another, Patrick Mahomes and Baker Mayfield delivered two very different franchises with two very...

Georgia defense first test of the season for Missouri offense

Published Sep. 22 2018

COLUMBIA — In order for Missouri to have a shot at knocking off the No. 2 team in the nation...

Run-rule win helps shorten Lady Crusaders' long week

Published Sep. 20 2018

Wednesday's 13-2 win in five innings against Rolla was the Lady Crusaders' seventh game in six days, and their 10th...

Missouri defense preps for Georgia after tough game vs. Purdue

Published Sep. 19 2018

COLUMBIA — Missouri left West Lafayette, Ind., with its perfect record intact Sunday morning.

Blair Oaks takes fifth in Capital City Invitational

Published Sep. 16 2018

It wasn't the result Blair Oaks softball wanted, but the Falcons captured fifth in the Capital City Invitational with a...

Sparks brothers face off today for Tigers, Boilermakers

Published Sep. 15 2018

COLUMBIA — When Adam and Jared Sparks were growing up with the game of football, they found their roles pretty...

Missouri football travels to Purdue as 'a new team'

Published Sep. 12 2018

COLUMBIA — The most surprising part of Missouri's season two weeks into the season — at least for opposing teams...