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Off the Cuff: Border War, I Bid you Adieu

November 22, 2011


By Jeremy Sickel The Border War is the moniker given to the intense rivalry between two universities planted squarely in the heart of our great country. The University of Missouri Tigers and the University of Kansas Jayhawks have a rich history matched by no other, due to their roots dating back to the Pre-Civil War […]

Sweet and Sour: College Football Week 12

November 20, 2011


By Jeremy Sickel  Sweet 1. Houston Cougars – As the big boys fall, the Cougars rise. It is looking very much like they will get a BCS Bowl bid assuming they continue to take care of business as they should. The extra game with their conference championship should give them enough boost to get past […]

Mizzou Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel Arrested

November 17, 2011


By Jeremy Sickel KOMU-TV in Columbia, MO reports that University of Missouri Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel was arrested Wednesday night for driving while intoxicated. There aren’t many details other than the report that he was arrested, alone in his vehicle, by Boone County law enforcement, where the university grounds are located. Pinkel posted the […]

Mizzou Halftime Tradition nixed by move to SEC

November 16, 2011


By Jeremy Sickel A half-time tailgating tradition that football fans of the University of Missouri have grown accustom to will likely come to an end upon arrival in the SEC come 2012. Currently, Missouri allows its game attendees to leave the stadium provided that their tickets are scanned ahead of time and when they return. […]

Goodbye Big 12, Hello SEC

November 13, 2011


By Steve Goldberg Last Sunday, the University of Missouri announced that it was officially joining the Southeastern Conference. Saturday afternoon, Missouri made a statement when the Big 12 powerhouse Texas Longhorns came to visit Columbia. Mizzou’s defense held the Texas offense to just a first quarter field goal in a 17-5 Tiger victory, their first […]

Off the Cuff: (Un)Happy Valley: The Fall of Joe Paterno

November 9, 2011


By Geoff Ratliff The recent stories of sexual misconduct and the subsequent failure to report coming out of Happy Valley is making the rural college town anything but these days. I am not going to spend a lot of time rehashing the details of the alleged sexual assaults that occurred against young boys under Joe […]

Off the Cuff: Case Keenum: The Heisman Hype is Legit!

November 4, 2011


By Jeremy Sickel The pundits who vote on who will receive the Heisman Trophy every year in college football usually do get it right, but not for the reasons you might think. There are usually four to five players invited to the ceremony that actually have a legit shot at taking home the prestigious hardware. […]