mu football http://kbia.org en Thinking Out Loud: MU's reaction to Michael Sam's coming out http://kbia.org/post/thinking-out-loud-mus-reaction-michael-sams-coming-out <p>Recently, former MU football player and alumni Michael Sam announced he was gay. <a href="http://kbia.org/post/former-mu-football-player-comes-out-gay-may-be-nfls-first-openly-gay-player">KBIA</a>, <a href="http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/10429030/michael-sam-missouri-tigers-says-gay">ESPN</a> and other media outlets continue to thoroughly cover this story. On this weeks' <em><a href="http://kbia.org/programs/thinking-out-loud">Thinking Out Loud</a>,</em> KBIA's Darren Hellwege looks at how MU's sports administration reacted to Sam's announcement.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 23:09:44 +0000 Darren Hellwege 48008 at http://kbia.org Thinking Out Loud: MU's reaction to Michael Sam's coming out Coming Out Complicates Player's Prospects, NFL Execs Say http://kbia.org/post/coming-out-has-complicated-players-prospects-nfl-execs-say Michael Sam has been a star defensive end at the University of Missouri. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 15:51:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 47923 at http://kbia.org Coming Out Complicates Player's Prospects, NFL Execs Say Former MU football player comes out as gay, may be NFL's first openly gay player http://kbia.org/post/former-mu-football-player-comes-out-gay-may-be-nfls-first-openly-gay-player <p>Former Missouri Tigers football player Michael Sam publicly came out as gay Sunday in interviews with <a href="http://espn.go.com/espn/otl/story/_/id/10429030/michael-sam-missouri-tigers-says-gay">ESPN</a>, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/10/sports/michael-sam-college-football-star-says-he-is-gay-ahead-of-nfl-draft.html">The New York Times</a> and <a href="http://www.outsports.com/2014/2/9/5395570/michael-sam-gay-nfl-draft-missouri-coming-out">Outsports</a>.</p><p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 14:04:58 +0000 Casey Morell 47917 at http://kbia.org Former MU football player comes out as gay, may be NFL's first openly gay player Mizzou's Sheldon Richardson picked in 1st round of NFL draft http://kbia.org/post/mizzous-sheldon-richardson-picked-1st-round-nfl-draft <p></p><p>The New York Jets picked Missouri defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson with the 13th overall pick in the NFL draft Thursday night.</p><p>The Jets and coach Rex Ryan loaded up on defense in the first round after also taking Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner with the No. 9 pick. New York acquired the 13th pick from Tampa Bay for cornerback Darrelle Revis on Sunday. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 13:57:47 +0000 Associated Press 32730 at http://kbia.org Mizzou's Sheldon Richardson picked in 1st round of NFL draft Alabama fans roll into town for MU vs. Alabama football game http://kbia.org/post/alabama-fans-roll-town-mu-vs-alabama-football-game <p>Columbia will host its third Southeastern Conference MU football game this weekend against the top ranked University of Alabama. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 19:26:09 +0000 Paige Travis 22494 at http://kbia.org Alabama fans roll into town for MU vs. Alabama football game MU freshman quarterback arrested for leaving scene of accident http://kbia.org/post/mu-freshman-quarterback-arrested-leaving-scene-accident <p>Missouri quarterback Corbin Berkstresser was arrested Tuesday morning for leaving the scene of an accident. Tue, 15 May 2012 15:42:08 +0000 Karen Mitchell 14163 at http://kbia.org MU freshman quarterback arrested for leaving scene of accident