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Why Athletes And Coaches Are The Courageous Ones When It Comes To Politics

John A. Tures | Posted 11.18.2015 | Sports
John A. Tures

Players who take liberal stands or conservative positions are often slammed for focusing on something other than sports. But these are not computerized players from my son's Madden NFL game or a baseball video game.

Emotional Gary Pinkel Discusses What Mizzou Meant To Him

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 11.16.2015 | Sports

Just three days after announcing his retirement, University of Missouri football head coach Gary Pinkel addressed the media Monday, emphasizing his st...

Gary Pinkel To Resign As Missouri Football Coach

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 11.13.2015 | Sports

The University of Missouri announced Friday that Gary Pinkel will resign from his position as head football coach at the end of the 2015 season for he...

Before Mizzou Football, This Virginia Player Staged A Hunger Strike

The Huffington Post | Travis Waldron | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports

Joseph Williams felt dizzy, tired and disoriented, but most of all, he was hungry. The safety on University of Virginia's football team hadn't eaten ...

I am Ashamed of my Alma Mater

Tim Arnold | Posted 11.11.2015 | Education
Tim Arnold

I am ashamed of my alma mater -- the University of Missouri. It may be a microcosm of the ugly reality in our country, but the reported racism that for years has hung over this conservative Mid-western town -- two hours down the road from Ferguson -- is shameful.

Sport and Society for Arete- Missouri

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.11.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

It is clear however that intercollegiate athletes in the high revenue, high profile sports, can bring great pressure on their university if they are willing to take the risks involved. We now live in a college athletic environment that is much different than it was even two decades ago.

Missouri Football Coach Backs Away From Student Activists

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.10.2015 | Sports

University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel on Tuesday distanced himself from student activists whose protests led to the ouster of top universi...

Mizzou Football Coach On Backing Player Boycott: 'I Did The Right Thing And I Would Do It Again'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 11.09.2015 | Sports

University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said at a news conference Monday that supporting his players' boycott of team activities until state...

Auburn And Missouri Fight For The Coveted SEC Crown

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.04.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

If you had told SEC fans at the start of the college season that the 2013 conference title game wouldn't feature Alabama, LSU, Georgia or Texas A&M, they would have laughed. But they would have broken into hysterics if you had said that Auburn -- a three-win team a year ago -- would be ranked third, with a chance to beat Missouri and possibly play in the BCS National Championship.

Week 13 Game of the Week: Missouri @ Ole Miss

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

Ultimately, this game features two very good teams that are pretty good at just about everything, yet none rank within the top five nationally in anything.

Week 8 Game of the Week Pick: Florida at Missouri

Paul Bessire | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Paul Bessire

With the SEC East champion likely on-track, again, to face the SEC West winner in a virtual national semifinal with the winner earning a spot in the BCS Championship game, this game means quite a bit.

How the Missouri Tigers Will Fare in Year Two in the SEC

Jason Grill | Posted 11.03.2013 | Sports
Jason Grill

Year one didn't go as planned for the boys from Columbia, Missouri with too many injuries to the offensive line and many skill positions ending in a 5-7 finish with no bowl appearance. Things will be different in the fall of 2013 and a bowl appearance will happen for the Tigers.

Missouri Football Will Be Competitive in the SEC

Jason Grill | Posted 10.28.2012 | Sports
Jason Grill

Everyone in America is predicting Missouri to have a rough time adjusting to the SEC style of football. So, how will Missouri fair in the big bad SEC? I'm not worried at all.