<![CDATA[University of Missouri Tigers Sports News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:12 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:58:12 CDT University of Missouri 60 Former Missouri player who is now in the NFL buys his parents a surprise wedding ceremony http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article29747878.html#storylink=rss Former Missouri Tigers defensive back Robert Steeples, who is on the Dallas Cowboys practice squad after bouncing around with a few teams (including the Kansas City Chiefs), bought his parents a wedding ceremony, because they had gotten married at a courthouse. So Steeples and his sisters sprung for a ceremony.

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Sat, 01 Aug 2015 15:28:03 CDT

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Ohio State is preseason No. 1 in coaches poll; Missouri ranked No. 23 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article29534872.html#storylink=rss In the college football Coaches Poll, the Ohio State Buckeyes received 62 of 64 first-place votes. They are followed by TCU, Alabama and Baylor. Missouri was selected 23rd.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:36:55 CDT

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Missouri lands commitment from Georgia linebacker Tobias Little http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article29511436.html#storylink=rss Missouri landed a verbal commitment Wednesday from linebacker Tobias Little, a senior at Mays High in Atlanta. He is the 12th known commitment in the Tigers’ 2016 recruiting class.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:52:34 CDT

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Camp preview: Missouri’s quarterback situation is fairly settled http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article29517097.html#storylink=rss Despite his failure to deliver as impressive a season as many expected last year, incumbent quarterback Maty Mauk is fairly well entrenched as Missouri’s starting signal-caller for the 2015 season. It’s reasonable to expect significant improvement from Mauk in his second full season as the Tigers’ starter.

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Thu, 30 Jul 2015 02:00:00 CDT

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Former Missouri great, Ray-Pec grad Chase Coffman re-signs with NFL’s Titans http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/article29460937.html#storylink=rss Former Missouri All-American tight end and Ray-Pec graduate Chase Coffman has re-signed with the Titans. He had the most productive season of his NFL career in 2014 with Tennessee.

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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:16:57 CDT

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Missouri men’s basketball’s nonconference schedule takes shape http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article29221600.html#storylink=rss Missouri hasn’t formally announced its men’s basketball schedule for 2015-16, but several other schools have and the Tigers’ nonconference slate is beginning to take shape.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:24:21 CDT

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K-State, Mizzou basketball teams to play in CBE semifinals at Sprint Center http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article29209987.html#storylink=rss Missouri will play Kansas State in the semifinal round of the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center in November. It will be the first men’s basketball meeting between the former conference rivals since Missouri went to the Southeastern Conference for the 2012-13 season.

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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:09:52 CDT

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Only a junior, Columbia basketball star Michael Porter has Mizzou’s and KU’s attention http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article28728388.html#storylink=rss Michael Porter is a 6-9 small forward from Columbia who ranks as the No. 2 overall basketball recruit in the class of 2017, according to a consensus of recruiting rankings. He’s earned the nicknamed “Baby Kevin Durant,” and his skillset borders on the absurd. And for college coaches — from KU’s Bill Self to Kentucky’s John Calipari to Mizzou’s Kim Anderson — the most intriguing thing is not how good Porter is right now. It’s how good he could become.

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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 19:32:47 CDT

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Annual salary information released for new Missouri athletics personnel http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article28602982.html#storylink=rss Missouri released the annual salary information for athletic director Mack Rhoades, defensive coordinator Barry Odom and safeties coach Ryan Walters on Friday. Full contract details are unavailable, as the agreements are still being finalized.

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Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:52:03 CDT

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Lack of preseason All-SEC love is nothing new for Missouri football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article28010803.html#storylink=rss Missouri’s football team seldom gets much hype during the preseason awards balloting, but the two-time reigning SEC East-champion Tigers have received plenty of postseason love the last few seasons.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 11:04:29 CDT

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Reserve defensive backs David Johnson, Chaston Ward to transfer from Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article28070056.html#storylink=rss Senior defensive back David Johnson and junior safety Chaston Ward have decided to transfer from the Missouri football program.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:33:55 CDT

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MU’s Gary Pinkel says Notre Dame, other independents, should be excluded from College Football Playoff http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27926350.html#storylink=rss Missouri coach Gary Pinkel used his appearance at ESPN’s “car wash” to stump for the value of conference championship games and suggest that independent teams such as Notre Dame shouldn’t be eligible for the College Football Playoff.

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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:04:20 CDT

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Freshman Terrence Phillips brings leadership skills to Missouri basketball team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27891289.html#storylink=rss Missouri hopes freshman point guard Terrence Phillips’ name becomes synonymous with leadership before his time in Columbia is finished. Shouldering the leadership burden has always been Phillips’ default setting, so the Tigers hope it continues during the next few years.

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Sun, 19 Jul 2015 22:17:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27891289.html
Aaron O’Neal changed coach Gary Pinkel and the course of Missouri football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article27677632.html#storylink=rss Part of the legacy of Aaron O’Neal, who died 10 years ago, is the impact he had on coach Gary Pinkel and Mizzou football during a piercing and volatile period that defined the program then and going forward.

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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 17:22:47 CDT

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Missouri’s Evan Boehm, Kentrell Brothers selected to preseason All-SEC third team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27512371.html#storylink=rss Missouri landed two players on the SEC Media Days preseason All-SEC team, which was voted on by media members in Hoover, Ala., this week and released on Friday.

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Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:39:02 CDT

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Missouri picked to finish third in SEC East http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27405472.html#storylink=rss Georgia was the overwhelming favorite to win the SEC East, receiving 166 of 225 first-place votes. Tennessee, which hasn’t finished above .500 in conference play since 2007 and has never finished ahead of Missouri in the SEC East standings, was picked second and received 36 first-place votes.

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Thu, 16 Jul 2015 12:27:53 CDT

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Photo gallery: Missouri at SEC college football media days http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27367819.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:51:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27367819.html Losing DT Harold Brantley for 2015 season ‘a huge blow’ to Missouri Tigers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27365782.html#storylink=rss Brantley — a 6-foot-3, 280-pound junior defensive tackle from Hershey, Pa. — was set to enter the 2015 season as the beating heart of the Tigers’ defense in the first season under new coordinator Barry Odom. Instead, he’ll spend the next year recovering from surgery to repair a broken left tibia, ligament damage in his left knee, several broken ribs and a small crack in his shoulder that required a pin, according to Missouri coach Gary Pinkel.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:14:43 CDT

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Mizzou rallies around Maty Mauk as his dad battles cancer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27361255.html#storylink=rss Whether it’s as father and son, quarterback and coach or simply buddies, the Mauks are exceptionally close, which made Mike Mauk’s cancer diagnosis last month a particularly harsh blow for Maty.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:17:10 CDT

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Current and former MU swimmer earn bronze at Pan American Games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27373858.html#storylink=rss Mizzou junior Carter Griffin and former All-American Dominique Bouchard both won silver medals in the 200 backstroke Wednesday night at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 22:54:53 CDT Star news services

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Montaque Gill-Caesar is leaving Mizzou basketball team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27318859.html#storylink=rss Montaque Gill-Caesar will not return to Missouri’s basketball team next season, coach Kim Anderson announced on Wednesday. Gill-Caesar averaged 9.1 points for the Tigers as a freshman last season.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:28:25 CDT

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Missouri has earned respect, rivalries remain elusive within SEC East http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27250849.html#storylink=rss Missouri’s somewhat surprising back-to-back SEC East division titles have turned heads and garnered respect, but the Tigers still haven’t reached rival status within the conference.

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 17:14:47 CDT

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Video: The Star’s Tod Palmer on Mizzou gaining respect in SEC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27212017.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Star’s Tod Palmer and CineSport’s Pete Mundo discuss Harold Brantley’s status and talk about what we can expect to hear from Gary Pinkel at SEC Media Days on Wednesday.

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Stronger Jakeenan Gant seeks to expand, refine game in sophomore season at Mizzou http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27178405.html#storylink=rss Missouri sophomore forward Jakeenan Gant has gained muscle with gaining mass. He hopes that added strength will help him take his game to a higher level at both ends of the floor.

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SEC Media Days will kick off Monday, with Missouri set for Wednesday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article27092950.html#storylink=rss The annual hype machine known as SEC Media Days, which serves as an unofficial kickoff for the 2015 football season, begins Monday in Birmingham, Ala. Missouri’s appearance is set for Wednesday.

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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:50:42 CDT

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Missouri guard Wes Clark reflects on injury, lessons learned during recovery http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article27070276.html#storylink=rss Missouri junior point guard Wes Clark was sidelined for four months after suffering a dislocated right elbow Feb. 10 at South Carolina. Finally back at practice, Clark reflected on the injury and how he’s grown during his time away from the game.

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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 23:37:53 CDT

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Missouri guard K.J. Walton hopes to bolster beleaguered offense http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article26245066.html#storylink=rss MU freshman shooting guard K.J. Walton noticed the team’s offensive struggles last season, but he is confident he can help bring much-needed scoring punch to the Tigers.

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Fri, 03 Jul 2015 10:01:57 CDT

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Youth provides leadership for Missouri basketball program http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article25779013.html#storylink=rss The Missouri Tigers’ structure is the inverse of the typical basketball paradigm, with freshman and sophomores dominating the roster and filling what are commonly veteran roles sooner rather than later.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:41:19 CDT

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Forward Kevin Puryear brings winning mentality, determination to Missouri http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article25772665.html#storylink=rss Missouri freshman forward Kevin Puryear, a Blue Springs South graduate, is determined to help the Tigers turn things around in Kim Anderson’s second season.

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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:08:20 CDT

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Missouri offers first glimpse of new softball stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article25530319.html#storylink=rss Plans are in motion for the construction of new softball stadium at Missouri. Artist renderings and design plans were unveiled as part of the board of curators’ meeting, which began Thursday in Columbia.

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Thu, 25 Jun 2015 19:09:00 CDT

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