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Gary Pinkel

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    May 9, 2014

    MU Wants to Reignite Missouri-Kansas Football Rivalry, But KU Is Too Busy Pouting

    It has been two years since former rivals the University of Missouri Tigers and the University of Kansas Jayhawks faced off on the gridiron. MU head coach Gary Pinkel told football fans this week that he'd like to reinstate the annual Border War rivalry game, especially since the Southeastern Confe ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    REAL Tiger Trouble: Missouri Coach Frank Haith Under Investigation

    Ugh. Missouri Tigers head coach Frank Haith is currently facing allegations of improper conduct and "failure to promote an atmosphere of compliance." The NCAA is, according to various reports, planning on notifying him of the allegations soon. Which is just as mysterious and confusing to me as ... More >>

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    December 20, 2012

    Looking at Mizzou's New Offensive Coordinator

    Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Or pretty close to the same, anyway. So it goes in Columbia, where Gary Pinkel, following the resignation of Dave Yost as offensive coordinator after a very, very disappointing season for the formerly high-flying Missouri offense, has decided to promote ... More >>

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    November 27, 2012

    Mizzou Football -- At a Crossroads?

    The season is officially over for the Missouri Tigers football program following their ugly loss to Texas A&M over the weekend. It was a tough way to end the season, an exceptionally low note in a campaign that has largely been low notes. The Tigers, after moving steadily into the national ... More >>

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    November 8, 2012

    The Future of James Franklin -- And the Tigers

    So this past weekend, the Missouri Tigers lost a football game. Again. It's become kind of rote this season; Tigers play SEC team, Tigers lose to SEC team. To say the program simply wasn't ready for the level of competition in the nation's toughest conference may be partially accurate, but also over ... More >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Are the Missouri Tigers Good Enough for the SEC?

    This weekend, the Missouri Tigers will travel to South Florida, to take on the Knights of Central Florida. It will be a tough test for Mizzou on the road, as UCF is by no means a pushover team. In fact, they're exactly the sort of non-conference team the Tigers should be playing as they attempt to m ... More >>

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    September 10, 2012

    The Tigers Fall to the Bulldogs -- And to the Tigers

    It was the beginning of a new era in Missouri Tigers football on Saturday, and for awhile it looked as if it was going to be a bright start to the future. For roughly 40 minutes -- maybe even 45 -- the Tigers played the Georgia Bulldogs close. Last year's SEC East champions looked every bit as fast ... More >>

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    August 31, 2012

    Missouri Tigers: Five Names to Watch This Fall

    The Missouri Tigers will open their 2012 season Saturday evening, hosting Southeastern Louisiana in Columbia. (Always exciting to open the season with such a tough opponent.) While I personally won't be plunking down any of my hard earned money for the opportunity to see the Tigers play what should ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    Corbin Bergstresser, Mizzou QB, Arrested After Leaving the Scene of an Accident

    Corbin Bergstresser, the University of Missouri Tigers provisional number two quarterback next season, was arrested early this morning by Boone County police. According to KOMU-8 in Columbia, Bergstresser hit a parked car around 3:15 p.m. and then drove off. He was arrested for leaving the scene of ... More >>

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    March 7, 2012

    UPDATED: Sneak Peek at Mizzou's New Football Helmet?

    Updated with information from the person who designed the helmet and a possible clue that the new Mizzou hard hat will look "shockingly similar" to the image below. Yesterday, University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel confided to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that the team's new uniform -- to ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    The Tiger Offense Gets a Huge Boost On the Recruiting Trail

    ​Yesterday was national signing day, the day when thousands of high school football players put their names to paper and signed letters of intent to universities across the country. Alabama, somewhat unsurprisingly, came away with what most analysts believe to be the best recruiting class ove ... More >>

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    December 30, 2011

    SEC Releases 2012 Schedule; Mizzou to Open at Home

    ​The SEC released its initial (somewhat tentative), schedule yesterday, putting to paper what the autumn of 2012 should look like for the conference's two newest members. In case you haven't been following, Missouri will be in the SEC's East Division, home to teams like Georgia, South Carolin ... More >>

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    December 29, 2011
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    December 5, 2011

    It's the Independence Bowl For the Tigers

    Sorry, I don't know what an Advocare 100 is either. Go ask your mother. ​The NCAA football bowl schedule has been set, with LSU and Alabama set for a rematch of the dullest, ugliest game you've ever seen in your life to determine which school gets to have their championship trophy taken away in an ... More >>

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    November 28, 2011

    The T.S. Eliot-Approved Ending of the Mizzou-KU Border

    ​With apologies to T.S. Eliot: This is the way the border war endsThis is the way the border war endsThis is the way the border war endsNot with bang, but with a whimper.Yep, Missouri and Kansas played what looks to be -- for now, at least -- the final edition of their Border War rivalry over ... More >>

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    November 3, 2011

    Mizzou Quarterback James Franklin: What Works, What Doesn't

    ​The Missouri Tigers enter the final stretch run of their season this weekend, traveling to Baylor to take on the Bears and their ultra-talented young quarterback, Robert Griffin. (I know, it's actually Robert Griffin III, but that's a real pain in the ass to type.) The Tigers are coming off their ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Miracle Weekend for Missouri Sports: Is God to Thank?

    The gift of life and the gift of winning.​October 28-30, 2011, may just go down as the greatest weekend for Missouri sports ever. On Friday the Cardinals won their 11th World Series title in one of the greatest come-from-behind stories ever in sports. On Saturday the struggling Missouri Tigers tra ... More >>

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    October 5, 2011

    Why Mizzou Should Stay Put in the Big 12

    ​The University of Missouri Board of Curators emerged from a four-hour, closed-door meeting last night to announce that they'd unanimously approved a decision to allow the school to shop around for a new athletic conference. Speculation is rife that the university will now leave the Big 12 for the ... More >>

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    September 26, 2011

    The Tigers Hang Tough in Norman

    The empty backfield makes Truman sad. ​It wasn't supposed to be a fair fight. After all, the Oklahoma Sooners were favored by more than three touchdowns going into Saturday's game against the Tigers. A combination of a number one ranking, a Mizzou team in a transition year, and homefield advantage ... More >>

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    September 16, 2011

    Evaluating Mizzou's New QB, Two Weeks In

    commons.wikimedia.orgGary Pinkel has enjoyed a run of remarkable quarterback play during his tenure as head coach. Can James Franklin step in and keep that standard alive?​The Missouri Tigers play a bit of a cupcake opponent this weekend in Columbia, taking on Western Illinois after two relatively ... More >>

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    May 19, 2011

    Pinkel's Five Greatest Wins At Mizzou

    ​InsideSTL.com has a fun little list up this week recalling the greatest University of Missouri football victories under Gary Pinkel. For those who grew up in the '80s and '90s (when  Mizzou replaced football coaches as frequently as you and I change toothbrushes), it's hard to believe that P ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Winners and Losers On Day One Of the Draft

    ​The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft is in the books, and there's plenty to talk about before round two starts up again tonight. Cam Newton was picked first overall and fellated unceasingly by pretty much everyone with a microphone for the rest of the night. The lockout scared a bunch of teams i ... More >>

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    March 22, 2011

    Mike Anderson Panic Proves College Sports is the True Moneyball League

    livewire.missouri.eduMike Anderson: Playin' the game; makin' it rain.​This is not a personal slight against University of Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson. I like Mike. In fact, what's not to like about the man who resurrected the Tiger basketball program from the train wreck inherited from ... More >>

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    January 4, 2011

    Blaine Gabbert Goes Pro; Where Do the Tigers Go?

    The high point of Blaine Gabbert's Mizzou career, and one of the few things in this world guaranteed to always cheer me up. ​As we noted yesterday, Blaine Gabbert will not be returning for his senior season at Mizzou. The Tiger quarterback announced yesterday he will enter the 2011 NFL draft.  ... More >>

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    December 30, 2010

    Mizzou Finishes Season On a Frustrating Note

    One is a fluke. Two is a trend. Three is a problem. I think this sums it up pretty well, don't you? ​​The Missouri Tigers are now sitting on 'trend', following their loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes in the Insight Bowl 27-24. Two years in a row the Tigers have gone to bowl games against ... More >>

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    November 29, 2010

    Mizzou Ends Season No. 12 in Nation, To Be Rewarded with Crap Bowl vs. Crap Team

    How will the Tigers be screwed this year? ​After a 35-7 smack down of the Kansas Jayhawks on Saturday, the Missouri Tigers ended their regular season at 10-2 and have hopscotched up two places in the BCS rankings. Missouri is now ranked No. 12 in the nation. Based on that status, one might think t ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Looking Ahead to Missouri at Nebraska

    ​So the Tigers won their biggest game of the season, their biggest game in years, and knocked off the number one ranked Oklahoma Sooners last week. Their prize? A number six BCS ranking and the opportunity to travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to play their new biggest game of the season against the Corn ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    The Tigers Finally Get Over That Hump

    ​The Missouri Tigers finally beat their own personal bugaboo, the Oklahoma Sooners, on Saturday. Even better, they won like a real football team. Now, lest that second statement come across as horribly condescending, let me explain. In years past, the Missouri teams which have come so cl ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Mizzou Loses Shutout Streak, Beats Texas A&M Handily

    ​The Tigers of Missouri headed into College Station Saturday as 3-point underdogs, preparing to play in perhaps the most intimidating environment in all of college football. They left with a 6-0 record, their first since 2006, and a budding national awareness of just how good this current Tigers s ... More >>

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    July 7, 2010

    Jarrell Harrison: Mizzou Football Player Arrested For Shoplifting at Spencer's

    Jarrell Harrison​Nothing says America like stealing from a shopping mall novelty store. Perhaps coach Gary Pinkel will keep that in mind when he's trying to decide whether or not to suspend Jarrell Harrison from the Missouri football team.Harrison, a senior who started eight games at safety last s ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Ass Clown of the Week: Christie Bradley

    ​Imagine that you start receiving online propositions and text messages from the woman pictured to the left. She really wants you. In fact she sexts you all kinds of nasty things she plans to do to you. Example: "...all i can think about is givn you (head) and (fuckin) ur brains out." She tells yo ... More >>

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    October 2, 2009

    Horny Mothers, Bonehead Academics, "Butt" Peddlers and Questionable Politicos: Who is This Week's Ass Clown?

    ​Ladies and gentlemen, it's that time of the week again. Vote for the local headline maker you think made the biggest ass of themselves this week. And the nominees...1. Mizzou Officials: Administrators at University of Missouri helped make headlines this week when they sold old cell phones belongi ... More >>

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    February 26, 2009

    The Rebirth of Mizzou Basketball

    I hate the NBA pretty much unequivocally, and the college game is only marginally better.While it can certainly be a beautiful game at its best, when the execution is just right, most of the time modern basketball consists of a hulking giant who would be under investigation for massive steroid use i ... More >>

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    December 29, 2008

    What to Watch for Tonight as We Remember the Alamo

    Tonight, our beloved Missouri Tigers will take on Northwestern University in the prestigious Alamo Bowl. Well, okay, not "prestigious" in the typical sense. But definitely prestigious in the way that, um, well, um, huh. Maybe prestigious isn't the best word in any sense of it. At any rate, they ... More >>

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    December 24, 2008

    Last Minute Gift Ideas for Chris Duncan, Richie Incognito, Albert Pujols and Other St. Louis Sports Personalities

    It's tough being a St. Louis sporting figure these days. Whether you're calling out your players for poor play, making demands for an $11 million luxury, or just trying to make sense of what you just saw happen to your team, life is flat out hard. But you know what can make it all better? Why, ... More >>

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    November 10, 2008

    Pinkel's Sportsmanship Has No Place in BCS Universe

    With just a couple of minutes left in Mizzou's game against the Kansas State Wildcats on Saturday evening, the Tigers had a 31-point lead, 41-10, and everything was right with the world. The offense had come alive after a slow start and put up some solid numbers, both yardage and points. The defense ... More >>

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