The hardest part of recruiting for most of the academically elite schools is putting together the class once you know where every prospect is from a test score and transcript standpoint. For schools in the Ivy League, for example, it is a complex puzzle that rivals the...
Evan Boehm sure seemed loose. On Saturday morning after Missouri football's first bowl-game practice ahead of the No. 16 Tigers' Citrus Bowl matchup with No. 25 Minnesota, Boehm was having a little fun with his teammates. Bud Sasser may have been his first victim.
Three area teams made runs to the Dome, Columbia broke a decade-long title drought and players across the area — including two Division I-bound pass-catchers — put up big numbers. It was quite a year for mid-Missouri high school football.
The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame announced its 2015 class. The 13 individuals, one team and one program will be inducted in an enshrinement ceremony Jan. 25 at University Plaza and Convention Center in Springfield.
A hard hit to the chest during a football game resulted in three days of an irregular heart rhythm for a 16-year-old player, researchers report in a new case study. The paper, published online in the journal Pediatrics, describes the...
Media reports routinely link chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative brain disease, with behavioral symptoms in former football players. But just how CTE and behavioral changes are related is poorly understood, researchers write.
Driven by the lure of scholarships or big pro contracts at a younger and younger age, more parents are pushing their kids into a single sport, in hopes that they become better than other children at that sport. But orthopaedic doctors say that is a dangerous practice that...
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