Why Are Hot Takers Truthering The Missouri Fiasco?

Missouri is playing a football game this Saturday night—a game that was recently put in jeopardy by the ongoing firestorm at the school. It’s a big ol’ shitshow that promises to get messier before it gets cleaner, with potential strikes, ousted chancellors, professors begging for muscle (coming right up!), hot takers… »11/12/15 1:46pm11/12/15 1:46pm

Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel Voices Support For Players Going On Strike [UPDATE]

Hours after the athletes of color on Missouri’s football team announced they were going on strike until university president Tim Wolfe is removed from office, head coach Gary Pinkel tweeted out this photo of the team and its coaches with a message of united support for the work stoppage. »11/08/15 12:55pm11/08/15 12:55pm

Missouri Football Players Go On Strike To Force Removal Of School President [UPDATES]

The University of Missouri’s Legion of Black Collegians released a statement tonight from the collective athletes of color on the Tigers football team stating they are on strike from football-related activities until the school president steps down in the wake of several racist acts on campus. »11/07/15 9:37pm11/07/15 9:37pm

Gary Pinkel's Outfit Blows One Player's Mind

The conceit behind Mizzou's "NFL Day"—the last on-campus practice of the year—is that players can wear whatever they want. And they wore everything: full camo, tinted visors, jewelry. Gary Pinkel got in on it too, breaking out the gold sweatsuit and sparkly sneakers. Keep an eye on the face of DT Josh Augusta, No. 97,… »12/22/14 3:19pm12/22/14 3:19pm

Police: Victim Pressured To Not Press Charges Against Green-Beckham

Columbia police announced today that Missouri star wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham will not be arrested in connection with an incident that occurred this weekend, when Green-Beckham allegedly forced his way into an apartment trying to locate his girlfriend and injured one of the residents. That victim told police… »4/10/14 2:28pm4/10/14 2:28pm

NFL Executives Say The League Isn't Ready For Michael Sam

There are layers to former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam's coming-out. The first is that it happened, and the sun came up with no more than the expected amounts of bigotry. The second is how it happened, and OutSports has a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the lengthy and complex preparations for what was… »2/10/14 8:44am2/10/14 8:44am

Ok. St.'s Final Possession Was Alternatingly Electric And Maddening

For three quarters, the Cotton Bowl was a defensive game. In the fourth quarter, both offensives exploded and began trading touchdowns. The fire inside Gus Johnson that had been contained all night, was slowly rising for what we surely all knew was going to happen. Missouri took a 34-31 lead with three minutes left… »1/04/14 1:58pm1/04/14 1:58pm

Missouri Players Flip Their Shit After Seeing Cotton Bowl Gifts

Each college football bowl has a specific gift package for the players participating, and it's safe to say the Missouri Tigers were happy with the Cotton Bowl's presents. The video starts out with some nice team apparel—you have to serve the appetizers first—but when the Apple products come out, holy shit. »12/24/13 11:45am12/24/13 11:45am