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Tigers dealing with injuries as Homecoming arrives

Missouri rolled to another dominating win on Saturday, 42-10 over Troy at Faurot Field. But it came at cost, as star linebacker Cale Garrett was lost for the season with a torn pectoral muscle. Also, quarterback Kelly Bryant had an injury scare, but he sounds like he’ll be able to play next week, although it’s

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After bye week, Missouri hosts Troy

A third of the way into Missouri’s regular season, the Tigers still seem to have the potential for a memorable season, even if that seemed in doubt after a surprising season-opening loss at Wyoming.  First, it hardly seems fair that the regular season is already a third of the way over, but that seems to

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Missouri defense leads the way in win over South Carolina

The Mayor’s Cup rivalry trophy made a one-way trip last weekend.  On Saturday Missouri beat South Carolina 34-14, the Tigers’ first win over the Gamecocks since 2015. That meant the silver cup would be spending the year in the Columbia in Missouri for a change, after a long stay in Columbia, South Carolina. A dominant

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Mizzou rolls against SEMO, opens SEC play with South Carolina

Missouri had a nearly flawless evening at Faurot Field last Saturday, racing to a 27-0 lead in less than 10 minutes and winning 50-0 against Southeast Missouri in Memorial Stadium’s 500th game.  The Tigers (2-1) were playing an overmatched opponent, with SEMO coming from the Football Championship Subdivison, a level below Mizzou. But that first

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Missouri crushes West Virginia

On Saturday, Missouri did what it was supposed to do and then some, rolling to a 38-7 win over West Virginia in Columbia. The Tigers (1-1) were two-touchdown favorites against the Mountaineers (1-1), and they went right to work making this a non-competitive afternoon in the sun at Faurot Field.  Missouri led 10-0 after the

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Missouri opens season with loss at Wyoming

For Tiger fans who made the trip out West to Laramie for Missouri’s season opening game on Saturday at Wyoming, it may have felt a bit like a dream when the mountains along I-80 beyond Cheyenne opened up and revealed a dramatic view of the Laramie Valley. Laramie is something of a hidden treasure, a

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MU begins season with a trip to Wyoming

Sometimes, the opening game of a college football season is a perfect fit. That seems to be the case this year, when Missouri opens the season with a grand adventure, traveling to Laramie to face Wyoming on Saturday (6:30 p.m. on CBS Sports Network).  It’s a different kind of venue and a different way to

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Tigers face Georgia to open SEC Tournament

As the final seconds wound down on Saturday, in the regular season finale at Mizzou Arena, Senior Day for the Tigers, senior guard Jordan Geist had the ball with Missouri down 71-68 to Ole Miss. The crowd of 11,050, pretty feisty and loud for the game, stood in anticipation.  Missouri had led by 10 early

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Missouri beats South Carolina, will host Ole Miss next

Missouri snapped a four-game losing streak on Saturday in impressive fashion, winning 78-63 against South Carolina at Mizzou Arena.   Missouri (13-15, 4-12 in SEC play) jumped out to an early lead, taking control of the game from the start, in front of a small but lively crowd at the arena. South Carolina (14-15, 9-7

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Missouri loses at Florida, hosts South Carolina Saturday

Missouri lost two games last week, but both were efforts you could take some encouragement from, scrappy losses in tough situations.  On Tuesday, the Tigers lost 66-58 at home to a surging, talented Kentucky team. Then, on Saturday, playing on the road against Florida and with Tiger Mark Smith again out with injury, Missouri lost

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