Month: July 2014

Mizzou Day at the K

For junior center Evan Boehm, snapping a football to the quarterback with lightning-quick velocity is second nature. So it’s no surprise he was tempted to use that same method for throwing out the first pitch at Kauffman Stadium, home to the Kansas City Royals. “I think we should take a survey on how many people

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Overcoming Distractions

“Action must be taken at once; there is no time to be lost.” – Miguel Hidalgo   Distractions are everywhere; we all deal with them. But what separates a good athlete from a great one is the ability to tune out the distractions and focus on the game. Distraction control is a critical mental skill

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Mizzou Football Fan Video Contest

Calling all Mizzou Football fans! With the start of the 2014 football season right around the corner, Mizzou Athletics is in need of some fabulous videos to promote Mizzou Tiger football. We’re looking for your funniest, craziest, most creative video submissions to be considered for our video contest. Mizzou Tiger fans will help vote on

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Mizzou Night at the K

Friday, July 25, is Mizzou Night at Kauffman Stadium as the Kansas City Royals take on the Cleveland Indians. The first 3,500 fans who bring their ticket to the Mizzou Night table at Gate B will receive a limited edition black and gold Kansas City Royals Mizzou baseball cap. Mizzou has a long tradition of

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Mini-Plans and Select Single-Game Tickets on Sale This Week

The Mizzou Football program will begin selling single-game tickets for the Tigers’ three non-conference home games, as well as mini-plans that include conference home games, on Thursday, July 24 for Tiger Scholarship Fund members and season ticket holders. The remaining tickets will be available to the general public starting July 25.  Tickets will be available

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Profile of a Champion

“Each person’s work is always a portrait of himself.” – Samuel Butler Champions. From Queen’s “We are the Champions” to the Wheaties Breakfast of Champions tagline, our culture constantly finds ways to celebrate them. After all, doesn’t everyone want to be a champion? As this week’s Make A Difference quote states, actions are a reflection

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Evan Boehm and Ian Simon: Chillin 4 Charity

Mizzou Athletic Director Mike Alden and Director of External Engagement Ashley Moore recently took part in the #Chillin4Charity movement, which raises money and awareness for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. The campaign, which is also known as “Cold Water Challenge,” calls for participants to have a bucket of water dumped on their heads—so junior center

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Coach Gary Pinkel at ESPN SEC Car Wash

Mizzou football head coach Gary Pinkel took his turn in what is known as the “ESPN Car Wash” in Bristol, Conn., on Monday. “They call it the Car Wash because you go to studio after studio, ESPN.com, ESPNU, ESPN, Gameday, and it goes on and on and on… what a remarkable place,” Pinkel described the

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Mizzou Made Jeremy Maclin To Put On ‘JMac’s Back to School Packs’

Former Mizzou players are always looking for ways to give back to the community. Mizzou Made wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, now a member of the Philadelphia Eagles, is no exception. This Saturday will be the fourth year in a row he has hosted the St. Louis JMac’s Back to School Packs, which works to fill

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Fans Help Name New Areas in Memorial Stadium

The east side expansion at The Zou is well on its way to giving fans a brand-new upper deck, club area, and tailgating zone. The additional 4,200 seats will allow Mizzou fans to see the action from the highest altitude ever. Last month, Mizzou Football asked the fans for help naming the three new additions

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