Southeastern Conference

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Michael Sam Admits Thinking He Shouldn't Have Come Out During NFL Draft

    As the 2014 NFL draft went into its third and final day, Michael Sam says he was afraid his decision to come out publicly would mean he'd never hear his name called. The SEC's Defensive Player of the Year admits he feared his sexuality would stop him from achieving his dream of playing professional ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    How to Beat Auburn: 5 Tips from a 'Bama Fan for the Mizzou Tigers

    The University of Missouri Tigers are still new to the SEC, so a University of Alabama fan offered up some advice in challenging the school's fiercest rival, the Auburn Tigers, in the championship game. In an open letter to Mizzou that went viral on Monday, a 'Bama fan known only as 5026 says the C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2013

    Buzzfeed's Mizzou Homecoming List Awakens the Tiger in All of Us

    It's Homecoming Weekend at the University of Missouri, and alum-slash-Buzzfeed-writer Dan Oshinsky is making Tigers in St. Louis homesick for the Black and Gold. Oshinsky's '39 Things That Make You Want to Come Home to Columbia, Mo.' spread across social media like wildfire Tuesday as Mizzou alumni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Tiger Trouble?: Mizzou Stuck in Neutral

    The Missouri Tigers have played three games since losing forward Laurence Bowers to a sprained ligament in his knee, and the results have been less than ideal. The hope was Bowers could be back on the floor in time to take on the Florida Gators in Gainesville, but that didn't happen. The question of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2013

    Tigers to Open SEC Schedule Against 'Bama

    The Alabama Crimson Tide, and fans of the same, have had a pretty good 24 hours. A third national championship in four years last night, achieved by stomping an over-hyped Notre Dame team into the turf, and a future that looks to hold preseason number one status for next year as well. No doubt about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Tailgaters Go All Out For Mizzou and SEC

    Open-container laws went unheeded Saturday in Columbia as football fans began tailgating as early as ten hours prior to the 6:30 p.m. kickoff of Mizzou's first SEC conference game. By late afternoon, the parking lots surrounding the stadium were a sea of gold and black, sprinkled with a bit of red f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2012

    Three Keys to Victory: Missouri Tigers vs Georgia Bulldogs, 8th September 2012

    The new age of Mizzou football is very nearly upon us; in just a couple hours the Tigers will take on the Georgia Bulldogs for just the second time in school history as they officially open up their very first Southeastern Conference schedule. On the surface, this game looks like a mismatch: th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2012

    Lessons From the Tigers' Opening Game

    Over the weekend, the Missouri Tigers opened their 2012 season by beating up the Southeastern Louisiana Sacrificial- er, um, Lions 62-10. It was pretty much everything you could have hoped for out of an opening night performance: the Tigers won and nobody got hurt. The problem with trying to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2012

    Guys Behind Atrocious "We Are Mizzou" Song Have Even Worse Country Tune "SEC Bound"

    It's hard to discern the worst part of "SEC Bound" -- a country music song (and video) about Mizzou's new athletic conference. It is it: The inane chorus that goes: "We're SEC bound, the girls dress like it, too. When we're all done we're singing MIZ - ZOU"?The girls in the video wearing sundresses ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2012

    Mizzou Tickets On Sale, Mizzou Unis On Point

    The Missouri Tigers football team is nearing the open of the 2012 football season, their first as part of the Southeastern Conference. I'm going to start previewing this year's squad from an on-field perspective next week in preparation; today I just have a couple items of interest to share. Fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2011

    Missouri State Band Reignites Debate Over "Dixie"

    Image via"Dixie" came out of blackface minstrel shows in the mid-19th Century.​The song "Dixie" was born from the blackface minstrel shows of the mid-19th century. The lyrics take the perspective, and exaggerated dialect, of a free slave who aches to return to his days of plantation bondage. The f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    Mizzou Joins SEC as One of Biggest, Smartest Schools in Conference

    Mizzou joins Dixie. Though to be fair, three SEC states border Missouri.​Well, that's that. After weeks of speculation and rumor, the University of Missouri finally announced yesterday that it's leaving the Big 12 for the Southeast Conference. I admit. I wasn't too keen on this move at first; howe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Report: Mizzou Could Earn $12 Million More Each Year in SEC

    The SEC: A false idol for the Tigers, or a possible treasure chest?​The Associated Press this week obtained a 45-page document that University of Missouri's Board of Curators is using to determine whether to keep the school in the Big 12 or exit for the Southeast Conference. The report indicates t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Mike Anderson Officially Flies the Coop at Mizzou

    Anderson, right, will be taking his talents to Fayetteville. ​It's a rough time to be a Missouri basketball fan. The Tigers went in the tank for much of the latter portion of the regular season, were treated to an unceremonious first-round exit from the NCAA Tournament by Cincinnati, and now they' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2011

    50,000 Sows Bought by Illinois Farm

    ​Not all family farms are small affairs. The Maschhoffs' LLC in Carlyle, Illinois -- one hour east of St. Louis -- is technically a family farm, in that it's owned by a family. A family that owns nearly 200,000 hogs. No, this isn't an episode of Confessions: Animal Hoarding. It's business-as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2010

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Wants "Endangered" Status for Ozark Hellbender

    Jeff Briggler, courtesy of Missouri DOCOzark Hellbender: Putting its image on a football helmet could save its life.​Before we get started, how is that the University of Missouri calls its athletic teams the Tigers (an animal that's never called Missouri home and which is the most generic name in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Memphis Basketball Fans Watched the Birth of the Pastner Era Last Night in St. Louis

    Last night at the Scottrade Center, University of Memphis basketball fans watched the birth of the Josh Pastner Era.Memphis played Kansas in the regular season game (and rematch of the '09 NCAA championship), with the Kansas edging the Tigers 57-55.Kansas was supposed to crush a scorched Memphis tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Sixteen Reasons Mizzou Won't Make it Past the Sweet Sixteen

    Mizzou surprised even its most optimistic fans when it won the Big 12 tournament last week. It was an impressive performance, especially for a team that absolutely stunk in road games all season. Now the Tigers seem to be hitting their stride at just the right time of the year, winning ten of their ... More >>

  • Film

    January 11, 2006

    Bet on Black

    Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005

    My Sweet Lore

    Oh, those wacky Final Four campuses!

  • News

    September 1, 2004


    The answer to Larry Bird's prayers for a white basketball savior might reside just off Highway 67 in Poplar Bluff