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Aug. 30, 2014

Jerseys, families go together

By Aaron Reiss

Aarion Penton’s younger brother knows last year’s AT&T Cotton Bowl play-for-play.

Michael Sam cut by St. Louis Rams

By Michael Natelli

So close. On the final day of preseason cuts, the St. Louis Rams announced former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam did not make the team’s 53-man roster. Sam, a seventh-round pick by St. Louis, is the first openly gay player in the NFL. The news was first reported by ...

Aug. 29, 2014

Volleyball stars spend summer overseas

By Michael Natelli

Players return stateside with newfound confidence.

What to watch for: Missouri vs. South Dakota State

By Jason Lowenthal

Missouri opens its 2014 campaign Saturday against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Here are five things to watch for in the matchup: 1. South Dakota State running back Zach Zenner vs. Mizzou’s linebackers Don’t be surprised if South Dakota State senior running back Zach Zenner piles up over ...

Aug. 28, 2014

Beards In, Mullets Out

By Andrew McCulloch

Boehm has no plans to get entirely rid of his facial hair: “I did that and I looked like I was 16 years old.”

Aug. 27, 2014
All of the spotlight, none of the pressure

Feature: All of the spotlight, none of the pressure

By Aaron Reiss

Maty Mauk is ready to do for Missouri football what he’s done his whole life — lead.

Column: O’Bannon important, but not as advertised

By Mitchell Forde

It didn’t take long to realize that playing a sport in college takes over your life. I’m a sophomore on the Mizzou swim team. While I absolutely enjoy swimming at this level, college athletics are not extracurricular activities like high school sports. They are a lifestyle. As a ...

Know your foe: Week 13, Tennessee

By Andrew McCulloch

The Volunteers are replacing their entire offensive and defensive lines.

Know your foe: Week 14, Arkansas

By Andrew McCulloch

The Razorbacks should have one of the best rushing duos in the SEC.

Aug. 26, 2014
Depth key for defensive line

Feature: Depth key for defensive line

By Andrew McCulloch

Mizzou returns five players who each accounted for 30 or more tackles along the defensive line.

Hard to love: Bradford and the Rams disappoint once again

By Daniel Schmidt

The Rams are cursed and it’s ruining our relationship.

Kan, Tigers ready for challenge

Kan, Tigers ready for challenge

By Will Jarvis

“I’m not a freshman anymore,” Kan said. “I’m not just going to come out of the blue.”

Stadium expansion nears completion

Feature: Stadium expansion nears completion

By Jason Lowenthal

Said Pinkel: We kid around that we’ve got cranes up all the time in this conference.

Tigers come up empty at tournament

By Daniel Witt

Mizzou’s two games were total opposites.

Trio of senior receivers ready to make up for lost time

Trio of senior receivers ready to make up for lost time

By Aaron Reiss

White said he takes outsiders' skepticism as motivation.

Aug. 25, 2014

Hunt ready to go following injury

By Jason Lowenthal

The receiver had a hamstring injury toward the end of training camp.

Know Your Foe: Week 12, Texas A&M

By Andrew McCulloch

Know Your Foe: Week 12, Texas A&M

Aug. 24, 2014

Know your foe: Week 10, Kentucky

By Andrew McCulloch

Kentucky has two of the best defensive ends in the SEC.

Know your foe: Week 9, Vanderbilt

By Andrew McCulloch

Four of Vandy’s eight returning starters are offensive linemen.

Aug. 22, 2014
Know your foe: Week 8, Florida

Know your foe: Week 8, Florida

By Andrew McCulloch

Kurt Roper is Muschamp’s third offensive coordinator in as many years.