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  • Missouri running back Russell Hansbrough (32) rushes 45 yards for a touchdown against Texas A&M during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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    Russell Hansbrough sparks the Tigers

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — It’s a sense of humor often accompanied by a sly smile that teammates seem to love about Missouri running back Russell Hansbrough. “He’s just the guy who sits in the corner and says something once every blue moon, but it’s funny as all get-out,” receiver Bud Sasser said. His performance on […]
  • Missouri's Russell Hansbrough, top, runs over Murray State's Travis Taylor, bottom, as he scores on a three yard run during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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    Russell Hansbrough named SEC Offensive Player of the Week

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri junior TB Russell Hansbrough (Arlington, Texas) has been named the Southeastern Conference’s football Offensive Player of the Week for his performance Saturday at Texas A&M, as announced Monday night by the league office. Hansbrough, playing in his home state of Texas, led Mizzou to a huge 34-27 road win at […]
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    Mizzou runs away to Victory over Texas A&M

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Missouri has been looking for a breakout game from its offense. It finally came on Saturday night. Russell Hansbrough ran for a career-high 199 yards and two touchdowns to help Missouri pile up a season-high 587 yards in a 34-27 win over Texas A&M. Missouri (8-2, 5-1 SEC) scored 28 […]
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    Shane Ray named SEC Defensive Lineman of the Week

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mizzou Football junior DE Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.) has been named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Lineman of the Week, as announced tonight by the league office.  Ray was cited for his outstanding play in helping lead Mizzou to a 20-10 win last Saturday against Kentucky.  In the game, Ray tallied two […]
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    “Mr. Mizzou” John Kadlec Passes Away

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri is saddened to announce the loss of John Kadlec, who passed away early Wednesday morning in Columbia at the age of 86. Kadlec, known affectionately as “Mr. Mizzou” to most Tiger fans, earned that moniker because of his long-standing dedication to his alma mater that spanned more than […]
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    Mizzou WR Darius White Doubtful vs. Kentucky

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri wide receiver Darius White is doubtful for this week’s game against Kentucky because of a groin injury. White is third on the team with 17 receptions with a 14.1-yard average and three touchdowns. He had no catches in Saturday’s win over Vanderbilt. White has made five starts but has missed […]
  • Florida place -kicker Austin Hardin (16) chases Missouris Marcus Murphy (6) as he returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/The Gainesville Sun)
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    Murphy Sets Pace as Offense Struggles

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri running back Marcus Murphy expects to make a big play every game. “On Saturday, it happened a lot,” he said about his performance against Florida. The fifth-year senior scored three touchdowns in the Tigers’ 42-13 victory in Gainesville, finishing with 224 yards to boost his Southeastern Conference-leading all-purpose average to […]
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    Ray, Murphy earn Weekly SEC Honors for Mizzou

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – To the victor go the spoils, and the University of Missouri football team has collected two-fold from its 42-13 road win at Florida last Saturday, as senior TB/KR Marcus Murphy and junior DE Shane Ray were named the league’s Special Teams Player of the Week and Defensive Lineman of the Week, respectively, […]
  • Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk, right, watches the action as his fumble is recovered by Georgia during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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    Mizzou looking to overcome Offensive Struggles

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Maty Mauk was frustrated. After losing 34-0 to Georgia — the only time the Missouri quarterback can ever remember being shut out — he hosted an hours-long meeting at his house with his receivers. The agenda: how to get back on track. “It’s not about anybody else,” Mauk recalled telling them. […]
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    Mizzou routed by Georgia

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For the second consecutive game, Missouri’s offense sputtered early. This time, there wouldn’t be a comeback. Maty Mauk completed nine of 21 passes for 97 yards and accounted for five turnovers as the 23rd-ranked Tigers were blanked 34-0 by No. 13 Georgia on Saturday. Missouri (4-2, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) gained just […]
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    Georgia Star RB Gurley Suspended heading into matchup at Mizzou

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia star tailback Todd Gurley was suspended indefinitely on Thursday while the school investigates an alleged violation of NCAA rules. The stunning announcement came two days before the No. 13 Bulldogs (4-1, 2-1 Southeastern Conference) face No. 23 Missouri (4-1, 1-0) in a crucial Eastern Division game, a huge blow to […]
  • South Carolina defensive end Mason Harris (34) pursues Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk (7) as he scrambles from the pocket during the first half of an NCAA college football game on, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
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    Mauk Making Strides in his Sophomore Year

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Maty Mauk remembers the advice Henry Josey gave him on the sideline last year at Georgia: “Just go out there and be you, kid.” Then a freshman with only three career passing attempts at Missouri, Mauk came off the bench to lead two fourth-quarter touchdown drives and preserve a 41-26 win […]
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    Shane Ray named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri junior DE Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.) was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Line Player of the Week for his big game this past Saturday as he helped lead Mizzou to a thrilling 21-20 road comeback win at 13th-ranked South Carolina.  Ray won the award, as announced Monday night by […]
  • Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk (7) and Missouri offensive linesman Evan Boehm (77) celebrate at the end of an NCAA college football game against South Carolina on, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Columbia, S.C. Missouri won 21-20. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
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    Mizzou Upsets No. 13 South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gary Pinkel was prepping a different sort of postgame talk midway through the fourth quarter. The Missouri coach had watched his team struggle offensively and fall behind No. 13 South Carolina 20-7 with less than 8 minutes left at sold-out Williams-Brice Stadium. That’s when the Tigers turned things around for a […]
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    PREVIEW: Mizzou at South Carolina

    MISSOURI (3-1, 0-0 SEC) vs. No. 13 SOUTH CAROLINA (3-1, 2-1), 6 p.m. (KTRS) Line: South Carolina by 5 1-2. Series Record: Series tied 2-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE The game is for control of the Southeastern Conference’s Eastern Division. Missouri surprised the usual East suspects a year ago by advancing to the title game. South Carolina […]
  • Missouri coach Gary Pinkel, right, and strength coach Pat Ivey watch Indiana score during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. Indiana defeated Missouri 31-27. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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    Missouri Looking Forward to facing #13 South Carolina

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Andrew Baggett insists he doesn’t think about “The Kick.” Eleven months after the Missouri kicker missed a game-tying, 24-yard field goal in double overtime against South Carolina, the Tigers travel this week to face the 13th-ranked Gamecocks in the first of eight consecutive Southeastern Conference matchups. Missouri (3-1) enters the game […]
  • Indiana running back D'Angelo Roberts, center, leaps over several players as he scores the game-winning touchdown late during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. Indiana upset Missouri 31-27. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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    Indiana Stuns #18 Mizzou at Home

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri needed one more stop and couldn’t get it. The 18th-ranked Tigers yielded a six-play, 75-yard drive to Indiana in the final minutes, capped by D’Angelo Roberts’ 3-yard touchdown run with 22 seconds remaining that gave Indiana a 31-27 victory Saturday. “You have a bad taste in your mouth,” linebacker Michael […]
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    Howard Richards Previews Mizzou & Indiana with JimHolder and JimHeuer

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    Mizzou Announces Home & Home Football Series with UConn

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – The University of Missouri and the University of Connecticut have finalized an agreement to play a home-and-home football series between the two schools, as announced today jointly by both athletic programs.   Mizzou and UCONN will meet for the first time ever on the gridiron when the Huskies visit Columbia, Mo. for […]
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    Shane Ray Starring at Defensive End for Mizzou

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Shane Ray turned to football to stay out of trouble. “My mom felt that I needed some structure,” Ray said. “At the time, I was just trying to find a way to stay in school after high school.” The national leader in tackles for losses, Ray grew up […]
  • Missouri defensive end Shane Ray pursues UCF quarterback Justin Holman on September 13, 2014 at Faurot Field.
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    Mizzou’s Shane Ray named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri junior DE Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.) was named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his big day this past Saturday as he helped lead Mizzou to a 38-10 win over UCF.  Ray won the award, as announced tonight by the league office, after recording seven tackles (all […]
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    SEC Dominating AP Poll, Mizzou ranked 18th

    (###) Number of first place votes   1 Florida State (37) ACC Record: 2-0 PV Rank 1 Points 1,466 2 Oregon (17) Pac-12 Record: 3-0 2 1,424 3 Alabama (1) SEC Record: 3-0 3 1,346 4 Oklahoma (2) Big 12 Record: 3-0 4 1,325 5 Auburn SEC Record: 2-0 5 1,252 6 Texas A&M (3) SEC Record: 3-0 7 1,195 […]
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    Mike Kelly Mizzou Recap

  • Missouri wide receiver Bud Sasser, center, celebrates with teammates Jimmie Hunt, left, and Sean Culkin, right, after Sasser scored on a 21-yard reception during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Central Florida, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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    Mizzou Barrels Past UCF

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Maty Mauk says he likes to think aggressively on the field. For another week, it paid off. Missouri’s sophomore quarterback threw four touchdown passes — two each to Jimmie Hunt and Bud Sasser — and passed for 144 yards to lead the 20th-ranked Tigers past Central Florida 38-10 on Saturday. “Wait […]
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    SEC Weekend Recap

    AROUND THE SEC INSIDE SLANT With Western Division teams either sitting out a bye week or engaged in nonconference affairs, the spotlight in the SEC turned to the East on Saturday. It was an eventful third weekend with South Carolina perhaps saving its conference life with a 38-35 victory over Georgia, Florida hanging on to […]
  • Missouri wide receiver Bud Sasser (21) celebrates his 40-yard touchdown pass with Missouri offensive linesman Connor McGovern (60) during their win over Georgia Saturday Oct. 12, 2013 in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz)
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    Bud Sasser Emerging as a Leader of the Mizzou Wide Receivers

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri receiver Bud Sasser knows how it feels to have a defender try to strip the ball away from him. As for trying to force someone else into fumbling, well, that’s a bit unusual. “Probably playing around in practice when no one was paying attention,” he said. “But not ever in […]
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    Mizzou vs. Central Florida PREVIEW

    After losing the top three receivers from the 2013 team, No. 20/24 Missouri (2-0) had plenty of questions about its crop of wideout playmakers for this season.
  • Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk (7) completes a pass for a first down in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against the Toledo in Toledo, Ohio, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014. Missouri won 49-24. (AP Photo/David Richard)
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    Mauk’s Start Encouraging for Mizzou

    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Maty Mauk is off to a fine start as Missouri’s full-time quarterback. Mauk calmly guided the Tigers past upset-minded Toledo on Saturday, throwing for a career-high 325 yards and five touchdowns in a 49-24 victory. After that road win over a solid Mid-American Conference program, Missouri moved up to No. 20 […]
  • Missouri's Russell Hansbrough, top, runs over Murray State's Travis Taylor, bottom, as he scores on a three yard run during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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    Hansbrough runs away with Starting Role

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Russell Hansbrough can’t remember the previous time he rushed 20 times in a game. “It’d probably be in peewee football or something like that,” the Missouri running back said. “Not even in high school.” Hansbrough, a junior from Arlington, Texas, ran a career-high 126 yards in the No. 24 Tigers’ 38-18 […]
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    Mike Kelly recaps Mizzou Opener

    The Voice of the Tigers, Mike Kelly, recaps Mizzou’s season opening win versus South Dakota State with Jim Holder. Listen to Mike every Sunday with Jim on Sports Sunday at 11:10 A.M. on KTRS.  
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    Pinkel, Alden say protocol followed for Washington

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden say they followed what they believed to be the school’s protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008. Pinkel said Friday at a news conference that he learned of the allegation in October 2008 but did not […]
  • Missouri quarterback Maty Mauk runs the ball during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Florida Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won the game 36-17.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
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    Mauk Ready to take Reins of Mizzou Offense

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Growing up in Kenton, Ohio, Maty Mauk didn’t know much about Missouri. But he got an offer to play quarterback for the Tigers, and decided to visit them during the Fourth of July weekend in 2011. Five hundred miles later, he knew where he wanted to attend college. “When I came […]
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    Hansbrough has 55-yard TD in Missouri scrimmag

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Russell Hansbrough had a 55-yard scoring run against the second-team defense at a scrimmage that wrapped up Missouri’s training camp. Temperatures in the 90s with high humidity Thursday added to the challenge for the 24th-ranked Tigers, seeking a follow-up to a 12-win season. ”It was great being out in this heat,” […]
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    assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women’s soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched her in a 2010 bar fight. The second woman accuses […]
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    Missouri back in Show-Me mode again

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Just like last season, Missouri begab workouts way under the radar. Missouri was picked fourth in the Eastern Division, which will serve as motivation for the returning players who moved up the depth chart. ”Last year we were an incredibly hungry team, we came off a losing record, and I think […]
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    The Big Show Live at SEC Media Days

    Special SEC Media Days from July 21st to July 24th. - The Big Sports Show will be live from the SEC Media Days - Join Us Every Night For The Big Sports Show from 6:30-9pm on The Big550 Monday-Friday
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    SEC Media Days

    Special SEC Media Days from July 21st to July 24th. - The Big Sports Show will be live from the SEC Media Days - Join Us Every Night For The Big Sports Show from 6:30-9pm on The Big550 Monday-Friday
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    STORY OF THE YEAR: MICHAEL SAM MAKES WAVES

    A year ago, only serious followers of Missouri football had a clue who Michael Sam was — and even they did not know him quite as well as they thought. Then, the previously obscure defensive end burst onto the scene as one of the most productive players in the Southeastern Conference, recording 11½ sacks and […]
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    SEC honors Missouri team for its support of Sam

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Missouri’s football team, the Tennessee men’s basketball team, Georgia’s equestrian team and the league’s women’s golf coaches have received the Southeastern Conference’s annual sportsmanship awards. Winners were chosen by SEC athletic directors. Missouri was honored for its support of defensive end Michael Sam, who told teammates in August he was gay […]
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    Missouri football team wins SEC Sportsmanship Award for Michael Sam response

    Missouri football shared the 2014 SEC Sportsmanship Award, announced Thursday by the conference, with the Tennessee men’s basketball team. The Tigers were recognized for how they “supported and protected” senior defensive end Michael Sam, who revealed his sexual orientation to his teammates at August’s preseason camp. Sam, who was drafted by the Rams in the […]