Missouri News

University of Missouri study links ‘Facebook envy,’ depression

Saturday, February 7, 2015 4:00am

A study by the University of Missouri says if Facebook causes envy, depression could soon follow. MU School of Journalism professor Margaret Duffy and her team of researchers surveyed more than 700 Missouri college students to see if activities and motivations on Facebook that cause people to feel envious could also lead to depression. “We […]

Once burned by Mizzou in the Colorado secondary, former Buffs safety will now coach Tigers safeties (VIDEO)

Friday, February 6, 2015 12:40pm

Mizzou football hired Ryan Walters as its safeties coach.  The 29 year old Walters comes to Mizzou after spending the past season as cornerbacks coach at Memphis, where he worked under new Mizzou Defensive Coordinator Barry Odom. Memphis went 10-3 in 2014, thanks in large part to its defense which ranked fifth nationally in points […]

Royals reach deal with Duffy. Leaves Herrera, Holland and Hosmer left without contracts

Friday, February 6, 2015 12:14pm

The Kansas City Royals announced the club has come to terms with left-handed pitcher Danny Duffy for the 2015 season, avoiding arbitration. The 26 year old Duffy ranked fifth in the American League in ERA (2.53), fifth in opponents’ batting average (.209) and ninth in WHIP (1.11), to go with a 9-12 record in 31 appearances […]

State sets execution date for killer of Barry County Deputy

Friday, February 6, 2015 10:27am

The Missouri Supreme Court has set a date for the execution of a man sentenced to death for killing a southwest Missouri sheriff’s deputy in 1996. The execution of 74-year-old Cecil Clayton is set to happen between 6 p.m. March 17 and 5:59 p.m. March 18, at the state prison in Bonne Terre. Clayton shot […]

UMKC makes history by starting 4-0 at home in conference play. ‘Roos battle for first place in the WAC on Saturday

Friday, February 6, 2015 8:04am

For the first time in school history, the Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos have started 4-0 in conference play at home, beating Texas-Pan American 70-45 victory to remain in second place in the WAC. UMKC (10-14, 5-2 WAC) used an extended zone and full court pressure to force UTPA into 28 turnovers (8-15, 2-5 WAC) and only allowed […]