In the past twelve months, the state of Missouri has watched its NFL team depart for Los Angeles while its lone Division I-FBS team nearly went on strike due to racism on campus; they went 5-7 on the season. The two FCS programs? Missouri State’s football team went 1-10, while SEMO went 4-7. Donald Trump collectively…
Missouri indefinitely suspended quarterback Maty Mauk Monday night, after a video surfaced on Twitter that shows a man, allegedly Mauk, snorting a line of something, allegedly cocaine.
The University of Missouri men’s basketball program is the latest sacrifice to be offered at the NCAA’s altar. An internal investigation has revealed that the university violated multiple NCAA bylaws, and the men’s basketball team will have to forfeit an entire season’s worth of wins as a result.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel is resigning on Dec. 31, or until the Tigers hire a new coach, according to a statement issued by the school today.
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…
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.
Southeast Missouri St. linebacker Kendall Donnerson earned an early exit from today’s game at Missouri when officials judged him guilty of targeting Tigers quarterback Maty Mauk. Donnerson made the most of his headhunting play by hitting Mauk (who stayed in the game) late.
Welcome to the Deadspin 25, a college football poll that strives to be more democratic and less useless than every other preseason poll. Leading up to the college football season kickoff, we will give you previews of the 25 teams that you, the readers, voted to be most worthy of writing about. Now, No. 24 Missouri.
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,…
Seriously, this is a damn cool play. Pay close attention to what Mauk does—from start to finish, he's nothing but a decoy.
Tigers star WR Dorial Green-Beckham was dismissed from Missouri's football program today, after the release of a police report concerning an allegedly burglary and assault incident from this past weekend.
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…
Zach Price had a pretty bad Thursday.
On Saturday, Michael Sam made his first public appearance on the Mizzou campus since coming out as gay. At halftime of the Tennessee-Missouri basketball game, Sam came onto the court to accept the 2014 Cotton Bowl championship trophy. He received an outpouring of support from the fans in attendance.
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…
When Michael Sam came out tonight, likely becoming the first publicly gay active NFL player next season, we knew there'd be some shocking reactions from people on Twitter, including some of those in the NFL. Here, to preserve them publicly, are those tweets:
Former Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam is projected to be taken in this year's NFL Draft. Even if he goes undrafted and a team signs him, Sam could be the first publicly gay active player in the NFL.