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Mizzou Athletics explores ways of creating ‘zero waste’ at Memorial Stadium after study released

By Stephi Smith | Sept. 14, 2017

The study found that Memorial Stadium generates over 47 metric tons of waste over five games, most of which is unsold food from concession stands.

Jeremiah Tilmon arrested for possession of intoxicants in Columbia

Jeremiah Tilmon arrested for possession of intoxicants in Columbia

By Eli Lederman | June 19, 2017

The four-star center arrived on campus on June 3.

Men’s basketball makes it interesting but eventually falls to Ole Miss Rebels, 80-77

Men’s basketball makes it interesting but eventually falls to Ole Miss Rebels, 80-77

By Joe Noser | Feb. 26, 2017

Freshman guard Frankie Hughes, who had not scored in double figures in over a month, finished with 22 points.

Missouri fires defensive line coach Jackie Shipp

By Nick Kelly | Nov. 23, 2016

The team fired Shipp one game before the end of his first season with the Tigers.

Takeaways from the Missouri football depth chart announcement

Takeaways from the Missouri football depth chart announcement

By Peter Baugh | Aug. 29, 2016

Drew Lock is listed as starting quarterback.

Harold lives dream playing for Missouri football

Harold lives dream playing for Missouri football

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 25, 2016

Missouri junior defensive lineman Charles Harris: “[Jordan] has always had the pass rush ability but he’s probably the smartest person on the D-line.”

Mason overcomes late obstacle to play for Missouri football

Mason overcomes late obstacle to play for Missouri football

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 19, 2016

South Alabama elected to pull Dimetrios Mason’s offer with two days until National Signing Day due to their signing of a linebacker who had been previously committed to the University of Alabama.

Graduate-transfer from Memphis adds depth to offensive line

Graduate-transfer from Memphis adds depth to offensive line

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 12, 2016

Michael Stannard: “The program is very similar (to Memphis). It just feels a lot like the family I had at Memphis.”

Jim Sterk officially introduced as Missouri’s new athletics director

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 11, 2016

Sterk said it "maybe took 15 minutes" to decide to come to Mizzou.

Missouri expected to hire SDSU’s Jim Sterk

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 8, 2016

Sterk was at Washington State from 2000-2010, and at Portland State for five years prior.

Running back's size raises eyebrows early in Missouri fall camp

Running back's size raises eyebrows early in Missouri fall camp

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 7, 2016

Cornell Ford: “Right now, Ish is our leading guy. His experience, his knowledge — I feel pretty good about Ish.”

Missouri football takes the field for third day of fall camp

Gallery: Missouri football takes the field for third day of fall camp

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 6, 2016

The 2016-17 Missouri football team took the field Saturday afternoon for their third practice of fall camp. Here are some images from the day:

East St. Louis’ Estes expects to ‘finalize’ college decision this week

East St. Louis’ Estes expects to ‘finalize’ college decision this week

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 5, 2016

Rey Estes: “Without football, there’s no options.”

Sarah Reesman to serve as interim athetics director

By Peter Baugh | Aug. 3, 2016

Reesman has been a part of Mizzou Athletics for over 20 years.

Two Missouri football defensive linemen dismissed from program

Two Missouri football defensive linemen dismissed from program

By Alec Lewis | Aug. 3, 2016

Missouri senior defensive lineman Harold Brantley for failing to fulfill academic requirements, and Walter Brady for violating team policy

Missouri basketball assistant Corey Tate heads to Saint Louis

Missouri basketball assistant Corey Tate heads to Saint Louis

By Alec Lewis | July 29, 2016

St. Louis Eagles president Tim Holloway: “One would say from the outside looking in that something is going on.”

Ace Missouri softball pitcher Paige Lowary to transfer

Ace Missouri softball pitcher Paige Lowary to transfer

By Alec Lewis | July 15, 2016

Lowary, who is transferring to Oklahoma, was 25–8 in starts in 2016.

STORIFY: Rhoades resigns

STORIFY: Rhoades resigns

By Peter Baugh | July 14, 2016

Mack Rhodes will become the Director of Athletics at Baylor.

Athletics director Mack Rhoades leaves Missouri for Baylor

Athletics director Mack Rhoades leaves Missouri for Baylor

By Alec Lewis and Peter Baugh | July 13, 2016

Rhoades took over as Mizzou director of athletics in April 2015.

The most followed Mizzou athletes

By Peter Baugh | May 27, 2016

A look at which sports figures have the largest Twitter following.

Missouri softball sweeps Iowa doubleheader in midweek matchup

Missouri softball sweeps Iowa doubleheader in midweek matchup

By Anne Rogers | April 20, 2016

The No. 19 Tigers will look to use these two wins as momentum in preparation for next weekend’s Texas A&M series.

Quoted and Noted: Missouri baseball prepares for No. 4 Vanderbilt

By Peter Baugh | March 25, 2016

The Tigers will turn to Reggie McClain in game one Friday.

Tigers comeback effort falls short, Gators finish off sweep

Tigers comeback effort falls short, Gators finish off sweep

By Jason Lowenthal | March 20, 2016

Mizzou was swept to start conference play for the first time since 2003.

Terrence Phillips becomes fan favorite for the present and the future

Feature: Terrence Phillips becomes fan favorite for the present and the future

By Alec Lewis | March 5, 2016

Tori Schafer: “Terrence posts all those things on social media not because he wants likes for it, but because he likes doing it and that’s his way to show appreciation for the other sports on campus that he cares about.”

Curators approve terms for Pinkel’s new employment with Mizzou Athletics

Curators approve terms for Pinkel’s new employment with Mizzou Athletics

By Elizabeth Loutfi | Jan. 21, 2016

Pinkel will make $350,000 for the first two years of his new job.

Salary information for new football coach Barry Odom released

Salary information for new football coach Barry Odom released

By Katherine Knott | Dec. 11, 2015

At $2.35 million per year, Odom’s salary ranks last in Southeastern Conference.

Maneater Long Reads: A Sideline Stand

Maneater Long Reads: A Sideline Stand

By Alec Lewis , Bruno Vernaschi and Will Jarvis | Dec. 3, 2015

Revisit how a group of collegiate football players used its platform for change.

Interactive Map: Where Mizzou athletes are from

Interactive Map: Where Mizzou athletes are from

By Peter Baugh | Nov. 30, 2015

Columbia has the most athletes at Mizzou with 29. St. Louis closely follows with 27.

In Print: Show Me: What have MU’s notable been up to?

By Alyssa Bessasparis | Oct. 6, 2015

From show business to sports to journalism and more, former Tigers represent MU across the country.

In Print: Loftin to make fan experience a focus for new AD

By Jason Lowenthal | April 1, 2015

The average attendance at Mizzou football games last season was 65,285, which was 10th in the Southeastern Conference. Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin would like new Athletic Director Mack Rhoades to improve that ranking. Loftin spoke with reporters before spring break and said that he wants Rhoades to enhance the ...

Rhoades finds 'destination place' at Missouri

In Print: Rhoades finds 'destination place' at Missouri

By Michael Natelli | March 11, 2015

Mack Rhoades, introduced Tuesday, will replace Alden as athletic director in late April.

Report: Missouri to hire Mack Rhoades as new AD

By Michael Natelli | March 8, 2015

Houston athletic director to succeed Mike Alden

UWire: Residence halls to open Friday for Arkansas game

Posted to UWire by Covey Eonyak Son on Nov. 24, 2014 at 4:53 p.m.

Residence halls will reopen their doors at 11 a.m. Friday for students returning from Thanksgiving break for the Missouri-Arkansas football game. Department of Residential Life Director Frankie Minor said this is the first time the university will reopen residence halls on Friday during break. “This is unusual for us ...

Column: How we balance school and sports

By Mitchell Forde | Oct. 23, 2014

I would like to say that as a student-athlete, I have to combat the “dumb jock” stereotype, but everyone pretty much expects swimmers to do well in school. Still, the demands of class can be hard to deal with in addition to swimming. At times, it can seem like we ...

Column: Stripping down and seeking fans

By Mitchell Forde | Oct. 14, 2014

Mizzou Athletics hosts a spirit week to create athletic department camaraderie.

Sports Blog: Reiter arrested for DWI

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Oct. 1, 2014 at 8:07 p.m.

David Reiter, an assistant athletic director for Mizzou Athletics, was arrested early Wednesday morning and charged with driving while intoxicated. According to Missouri State Highway Patrol records, Reiter was arrested in Odessa, Missouri, at 1:33 a.m. Wednesday. In addition to the driving while intoxicated charge, he is charged ...

ESPN report: MU violated Title IX

Feature: ESPN report: MU violated Title IX

By Aaron Reiss | Aug. 21, 2014

By federal law, the university has a legal responsibility to promptly respond in ways that protect the victim, end the discriminatory conduct and prevent it from recurring.

Seating changes made in hopes of filling Memorial Stadium

By Cameron La Fontaine | July 23, 2014

Football spokesman Chad Moller said students were turned away from games last season to reserve spots for groups.

Sports Blog: Faurot Field construction progress unveiled

Posted to Sports Blog by Jacob Bogage on April 19, 2014 at 10:08 p.m.

Construction on the east side of Memorial Stadium is on time and on budget, Executive Associate Athletic Director Tim Hickman said Saturday before Missouri’s Black and Gold football scrimmage. Hickman led media members on a hard hat tour of the stadium’s expansion that will increase the facility's ...

Report alleges Mizzou Athletics failed to investigate Menu Courey sexual assault

Report alleges Mizzou Athletics failed to investigate Menu Courey sexual assault

By Jacob Bogage | Jan. 26, 2014 | Updated Jan. 29, 2014 at 12:16 p.m.

MU announced Sunday morning that it will begin an investigation with the Columbia Police of the 2010 assault.

In Print: MU Athletics break academic records

By Andrew Beasley | Feb. 1, 2013

The MU Athletics department has the second-highest graduation rate in the SEC.

Sports Blog: Missouri extends Alden through 2019

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on Aug. 30, 2012 at 10:34 a.m.

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton announced the extension of Athletic Director Mike Alden’s contract by two years through June 2019 on Thursday morning. “Mike has provided important leadership during a time of transition of conferences,” Deaton said in a news release of Alden, who has been at the helm of ...

Sports Blog: Watch: Meiners bench presses 'new school record'

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on July 17, 2012 at 12:05 a.m.

In a video uploaded to YouTube late Monday night, Missouri senior offensive lineman Jack Meiners was shown bench-pressing 505 pounds, which, proclaimed by strength and conditioning coaches in the video, is a new school record. The school’s athletics department does not provide official documentation of lifting records. “Congrats to ...

Mizzou Athletics announces major facility upgrade plan

Mizzou Athletics announces major facility upgrade plan

By Seth Boster | June 26, 2012

The $200 million plan was jump-started after the department received the second-largest single donation in MU history.

Sports Blog: Athletic department to propose details into facility upgrades

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on June 25, 2012 at 4:40 p.m.

Details into the University of Missouri’s expected facility upgrades following the school’s acceptance into the lucrative Southeastern Conference will be presented to the UM Board of Curators during Tuesday’s meeting in Columbia. A Board of Curators document states the athletic department is devoting $72 million to the ...

Sports Blog: BCS commissioners agree on four-team playoff

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on June 20, 2012 at 8:55 p.m.

BCS commissioners emerged from their most recent formal meeting in Chicago on Wednesday, their sixth since January, and delivered a consensus decision regarding the future of college football’s postseason. All 11 commissioners stood behind Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick--who filled in for BCS Executive Director Bill Hancock--when he ...

Sports Blog: Missouri tops Big 12, SEC in APR

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on June 20, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.

Unlike 15 athletic programs across the country, Missouri will find no reason to panic behind the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate (APR) numbers, released Wednesday afternoon. While the three-time national champion Connecticut basketball team of the Big East Conference received confirmation of the reason for its 2013 March Madness ban ...

Sports Blog: Regular fan on Missouri team plane facing drug charges

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on June 11, 2012 at 11:00 p.m.

Levi McLean Franklin Coolley, a 33-year-old fan who regularly traveled with the Missouri men’s basketball team on flights to NCAA Tournament destinations since 2009, is one of eight people from Columbia facing federal drug charges for a suspected cocaine ring in Boone County. The Columbia Tribune first reported ties ...

Sports Blog: Missouri names Gillin deputy athletic director

Posted to Sports Blog by Seth Boster on May 1, 2012 at 3:02 p.m.

The MU Department of Athletics has announced Doug Gillin as deputy athletic director, as named by Athletics Director Mike Alden on Tuesday. Gillen, 42, returns to Columbia since serving as the department’s assistant marketing director from 1995-97 and as general manager as Mizzou Sports Properties from 1997-99. "We are ...

Tigers enter new era with new uniforms

In Print: Tigers enter new era with new uniforms

By Seth Boster | April 17, 2012

The Tigers introduced new uniforms for five athletic teams at Saturday’s Black and Gold Game.

Missouri unveils new uniforms

Missouri unveils new uniforms

By Nate Atkins | April 14, 2012

Missouri introduced new uniforms for five different sports at Saturday's Black and Gold football game.

Missouri football gears up for conference switch

In Print: Missouri football gears up for conference switch

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 24, 2012

The athletics department's game day changes look to make Missouri competitive in the SEC.

In Print: SEC move brings changes to football funding, game day operations

By Pat Iversen | Feb. 21, 2012

MU Athletics Director Mike Alden announced changes to pricing and game day operations Monday.

Sports Blog: Athletics Department announces changes to pricing, organization of football games

Posted to Sports Blog by Nate Atkins on Feb. 20, 2012 at 5:46 p.m.

As the MU Athletics Department makes its change in leagues from the Big 12 Conference to the Southeastern Conference, it will also change the way it handles football events. In a direct letter to "Tiger Nation" on Monday, Athletic Director Mike Alden outlined financial and logistical changes to football games ...

In Print: Bowers, Moe headline Mizzou ’39 athletes

By Nate Atkins | Feb. 14, 2012

Five athletes were among the 39 students who received the prestigious annual award.

MU enshrines six in 2011 Athletics Hall of Fame

MU enshrines six in 2011 Athletics Hall of Fame

By Nick Ehrhard | Feb. 11, 2012

Former Tiger stars were inducted at the ceremony Friday night.

Sports Blog: MU announces new Athletics Hall of Fame class of six

Posted to Sports Blog by Mihir Bhagat on Jan. 9, 2012 at 10:12 p.m.

MU announced its 2011 Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame inductees Monday. The class consists of six former standout student-athletes. Former Tiger Ben Askren wrestled from 2004 to 2007, and might be the most dominant overall athlete in school history. During his time at the school, he won two NCAA titles ...

MU athletes partner with Intersection for Empowerment Camp

In Print: MU athletes partner with Intersection for Empowerment Camp

By Ian Servantes | Oct. 4, 2011

This was the first year the camp was held.

MU athletes partner with Intersection for Empowerment Camp

By Ian Servantes | Oct. 2, 2011

This was the first year the camp was held.

Sports Blog: Report: Missouri has invitation from Southeastern Conference [UPDATE]

Posted to Sports Blog by Pat Iversen on Sept. 20, 2011 at 2:08 p.m.

[UPDATE] The St. Louis Post Dispatch's Vahe Gregorian reports SEC associate commissioner Charles Bloom as saying, "The SEC has not extended an invitation to any school beyond Texas A&M since it extended invitations to Arkansas and South Carolina." The University of Missouri has been offered a spot in ...

In Print: Lack of water at Faurot Field creates sea of problems

By Caitlin Holland | Sept. 9, 2011

At least one spectator was taken to the hospital because of dehydration.

On Campus: Name change is first step in Student-Athlete Development program restructuring

Posted to On Campus by Kia Farhang on Aug. 12, 2011 at 10:08 a.m.

The MU Athletics Life Skills program changed its name to the Student-Athlete Development program. According to a post on the newly-renamed program’s Facebook page, the name change is one step in a large “restructuring” of the program. The program is using its Facebook page to reach out to athletes ...

Construction nearly complete for gymnastics, Golden Girls facility

By Kelsey Taff | Aug. 3, 2011

The facility is nearing its completion deadline of August 2011.

In Print: MU discusses possible athletic scholarship increase

By Hunter Woodall | July 6, 2011

No final decisions have been made regarding an increase.

In Print: A quick guide to purchasing Missouri student tickets

By Pat Iversen | July 6, 2011

A student season ticket combo is available online for $230.

Returning players stimulate ticket sales for MU basketball

In Print: Returning players stimulate ticket sales for MU basketball

By Matthew Flores | June 1, 2011

More than 950 Student Ticket Combos have been sold already.

MU athletics lead Big 12 in academics

By Nassim Benchaabane | May 28, 2011

The Athletics Department led the Big 12 Conference in six different sports in this year’s Academic Progress Rate review released by NCAA. “Leading the Big 12 is an expectation we have,” Athletics Department spokesman Chad Moller said. “We were expecting very good results and we were very pleased.” The ...

On Campus: Athletics Department joins Joplin relief efforts

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on May 24, 2011 at 11:13 a.m.

In an effort to alleviate the damage inflicted upon Joplin after Monday's tornado, the Athletics Department announced it is setting up bins where people can donate children's food and sanitary items. The bins will be available Wednesday on the east concourse of the Hearnes Center, and will be ...

On Campus: MU athletics partners with St. Louis radio station

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on May 11, 2011 at 10:50 a.m.

Late Tuesday evening, St. Louis sports talk show host John Marecek took to Twitter to reveal some news about MU athletics. “Tune into @thebig550 KTRS this morning at 7:20 for a big announcement,” he tweeted. The next morning, he announced that Mizzou Sports Properties, MU’s media partner, had ...

In Print: NFL Draft selections to produce tenfold for MU

By Brandon Grammer | May 3, 2011

Draft selections of Smith and Gabbert could lead to added benefits to various aspects of MU.

Student athletes find purpose through weekly meetings

In Print: Student athletes find purpose through weekly meetings

By Ryan Hood | April 8, 2011

Notable former Tigers who participated in the program include J.T. Tiller and Brad Smith.

In Print: Student athlete background checks left to each MU program

By Megan Hager | March 18, 2011

For administrators, certain crimes raise more concerns than others.

Racial divide in athlete graduation rates on the rise

In Print: Racial divide in athlete graduation rates on the rise

By Kari Paul | March 18, 2011

Although total graduation has improved, black athletes are still left behind.

In Print: Women hold 4 percent of D1A athletics director jobs

By Kate Grumke | March 8, 2011

Five of 120 D1A athletics directors are women.

MU Athletics run on less than most Big 12 schools

In Print: MU Athletics run on less than most Big 12 schools

By Jimmy Hibsch | Feb. 25, 2011

MU generated $55.7 million in revenue between July 2009 and June 2010.

Athletics' Pink Out campaign raises money for breast cancer research

In Print: Athletics' Pink Out campaign raises money for breast cancer research

By Nicole Krasavage | Feb. 15, 2011

MU Athletics and Health Care are working together to raise funds and awareness.

In Print: Pink Out gymnastics meet raises money for breast cancer research

By Nicole Krasavage | Feb. 11, 2011

MU Athletics and Health Care are working together to raise money and awareness.

Column: NCAA needs to stop dragging its feet on Mitchell decision

By Jake Kreinberg | Jan. 25, 2011

Despite routing Iowa State 87-54 Saturday night, the Missouri men's basketball team received no points from its most underachieving recruit. He didn't even step onto the court. Instead, Tony Mitchell watched the Tigers play on television, biding his time in Dallas while the NCAA drags its feet deciding ...

Insight Bowl officials expect more than 50,000 fans

Insight Bowl officials expect more than 50,000 fans

By Tony Puricelli | Dec. 27, 2010

A victory for Missouri will result in the team's third-ever 11-win season.

MU offers students travel options to Insight Bowl

By Tony Puricelli | Dec. 15, 2010

The bowl game is Dec. 28.

MU student athlete graduation rate at 80 percent

In Print: MU student athlete graduation rate at 80 percent

By Marie Mandelberg | Nov. 2, 2010

The national rate for NCAA Division I schools is 79 percent.

Details surface on ESPN’s College GameDay visit to MU

In Print: Details surface on ESPN’s College GameDay visit to MU

By Travis Cornejo | Oct. 19, 2010

Gameday's main set will sit in front of Jesse Hall and The Columns.

Sports medicine fellowship to provide treatment to MU athletes

In Print: Sports medicine fellowship to provide treatment to MU athletes

By Joyu Wang | Sept. 28, 2010

The partnership was announced Sept. 24.

In Print: Plans underway for gymnastics, Golden Girls facility

By Mengti Xu | Sept. 28, 2010

The project is being funded by an anonymous donor.

Athletics, Children’s Hospital host event for cancer patients

In Print: Athletics, Children’s Hospital host event for cancer patients

By Kaitlyn Gibson | Sept. 28, 2010

The 10th annual Gold Ribbon Day brought patients and families to an MU football game.

In Print: Athletics Department stands by disciplinary system

By Samantha Sunne | Sept. 24, 2010

Out of seven arrests of MU athletes in the last year, four were made in August.

Tiger football sees drop in attendance rates

In Print: Tiger football sees drop in attendance rates

By Jordan Cook | Sept. 21, 2010

Attendance has steadily declined in the last two years.

In Print: Missouri football utilizes sports psychologists

By John Montesantos | Sept. 17, 2010

The doctors help players practice their focus for game day.

On Campus: MU athletics web browser theme now available

Posted to On Campus by Landon Kirlin on Sept. 14, 2010 at 3:27 p.m.

According to the MU Athletics Department website, The Mizzou Athletic Department launched its own football web browser theme in partnership with CBSSports.com. The Missouri Tigers browser theme features breaking news content, direct access to the athletics website and social connections via Facebook. The theme is compatible with Internet Explorer ...

New ticketing system at football games aims to reduce wait

In Print: New ticketing system at football games aims to reduce wait

By Ana Stock | Sept. 14, 2010

Changes were enacted to speed up entrance into Memorial Stadium at MU’s first home football game.

Missouri bests Illinois in last Arch Rivalry game

Missouri bests Illinois in last Arch Rivalry game

By John Montesantos | Sept. 5, 2010

A strong second half resulted in a come-from-behind win for the Tigers.

Washington permanently suspended from football team

In Print: Washington permanently suspended from football team

By Zach Mink | Sept. 3, 2010

The senior ends his college career with 2,085 yards and 28 touchdowns.

Editorial: Why the double standard, MU?

By now, it’s probably safe to assume everybody and their mother knows what’s going on with Derrick Washington: He has been charged with felony sexual assault, permanently suspended from the football team, his arraignment is in late September, and he is keeping his scholarship to finish his last ...

Sports Blog: Washington permanently suspended from team

Posted to Sports Blog by Zach Mink on Sept. 1, 2010 at 12:27 p.m.

Senior tailback Derrick Washington has been permanently suspended from the Missouri Tigers football team, Athletics Department spokesman Chad Moller said. "Derrick Washington has been permanently suspended from the University of Missouri football program," Moller said in a news release Tuesday. "Nothing about this decision will affect his existing athletic scholarship ...

In Print: MU athletics one of 14 FBS programs to turn profit

By Steven Dickherber | Aug. 31, 2010

More than 100 schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision lost money on football.

Washington arrested on sexual assault charges

In Print: Washington arrested on sexual assault charges

By Alicia Stice and Zach Mink | Aug. 31, 2010

Four Tigers football players have been arrested this month.

Washington suspended; Prince hurt in scrimmage

In Print: Washington suspended; Prince hurt in scrimmage

By Zach Mink | Aug. 27, 2010

The Missouri Tigers' first game is Sept. 4 against Illinois.

In Print: Athletics Department introduces ticket-scanning system

By Alex Silverman | Aug. 27, 2010

The department hopes new ticket scanners will speed up entry into the stadium.

Athletics Department considers creation of sports TV network

In Print: Athletics Department considers creation of sports TV network

By Keith Reid-Cleveland | Aug. 24, 2010

A sports network could be operational in three to five years.

Study: College athletics see big money in spending ‘arms race’

In Print: Study: College athletics see big money in spending ‘arms race’

By Allison Prang | July 7, 2010

Big 12 schools’ athletics departments spend an average of $124,000 per athlete each year.

In Print: MU student athletes rank second in Big 12 academically

By Kahler Billingherst | July 7, 2010

Students' Academic Progress Rates ranked behind only the University of Colorado.

In Print: Basketball coaches weigh in on conference realignment

By Pat Iversen | July 7, 2010

Despite the absence of Colorado and Nebraska, coaches say the conference will remain strong.

In Print: ROARS celebrate student athletes

By Zach Miller | May 4, 2010

The award ceremony started with a red carpet arrival of athletes.

MU student-athlete graduation rates on the rise

In Print: MU student-athlete graduation rates on the rise

By Zachary Murdock | April 13, 2010

The MU student-athlete graduation rate ranks highly in the Big 12.

In Print: MU women's basketball welcomes Pingeton as new coach

By John Montesantos | April 9, 2010

Robin Pingeton, formerly of Illinois State, will lead the Tigers.

In Print: Athletics returning annual subsidy to MU budget

By Zach Toombs | Dec. 1, 2009

The department was one of 25 major college programs to profit in 2008.