Sources say Ehren Earleywine might officially be returning to coach Mizzou Softball. Also; J'den Cox will wrestle at the Olympics on Saturday, and PODCAST AIN'T PLAYED NOBODY is trying to help Baton Rouge flood victims.
Missouri's softball season ended because of Michigan's late-inning rally in Game 2 of the NCAA Super Regionals. Now the focus shifts once again to the school's conduct investigation of head coach Ehren Earleywine.
Missouri dropped Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regionals to Michigan, 5-3, thanks to an awful first inning and an awful sixth-inning call. Mizzou can't control the latter, but uh, no more of the former, huh?
A new book by former Kansas State president Jon Wefald discusses the formation of the Big 12 and the power battle between Texas and the rest of the soon-to-be conference. Also: Mizzou's Super Regional begins Saturday at 2pm CT.
Missouri softball coach Ehren Earleywine is working with a psychologist to work on changes and "vocabulary switches." He thinks his language "scares the girls sometimes, and may be inappropriate as well."
Missouri became just the second softball team to win three NCAA regional games by run-rule shutout, destroying Nebraska for a second time on Saturday to advance to the 2016 Super Regionals, likely against Michigan.
Missouri stomped BYU in the first round of the NCAA Softball Regionals and will face Nebraska in the winners' bracket on Friday at 1 pm CT. The loser will face the BYU-Louisville winner at 6 pm. Also: J'den Cox won another wrestling match.
Mizzou Softball prepares to host a rugged, even NCAA regional. The Tigers' first game is Thursday night against BYU and an ace Ehren Earleywine calls "the best pitcher here." Earleywine also talked about Mizzou's conduct investigation.
Quarterback Maty Mauk officially graduated from Missouri this past weekend and, per his Twitter profile, appears to be heading to Eastern Kentucky as a graduate transfer. Also: Mizzou Hoops is looking for a new strength coach.
Missouri is investigating "complaints concerning our softball program ... from both inside and outside the program." Hopefully the investigation turns up nothing, but whether it frustrates the players or not, complaints have to be investigated.
Connor McGovern talks about preparing for the draft and getting to train with a teammate, Evan Boehm. Also: What the heck do NFL scouts do for 11 months out of the year if they're only now noticing Kentrell Brothers' film?
Gary Pinkel was tapped into one of Mizzou's secret societies this weekend. Also: Richaud Floyd and Justin Smith were Missouri's most impressive young receivers in fall camp, and the defensive line is still loaded.
Though the Tigers dropped their first game of the weekend to #2 Michigan, they would go on to take down three other ranked teams in piling up four more wins. We'll review it and turn our eyes to the start of SEC play