Simone Esters does the same thing. Every time. She wipes her hands, then she wipes her feet. It’s a sign that Esters is about to compete. Before stepping into any competitive routine, she ritualistically rubs her palms and soles like she’s making sure they’re still there. The routine is a way for Esters to […]
Tom Hart boarded a flight to Memphis last Thanksgiving. “Hello laddie!” It was Brent Musburger. The legendary broadcaster’s welcome filled the cabin as he introduced Hart to folks around him, energetic and complimentary as ever. Something’s wrong here, Hart thought. “Brent Musburger should not be introducing me to anyone. I should be pointing […]
It’s a hot midsummer day in Columbia, and former Mizzou basketball star Laurence Bowers sits in the waiting area of MU Health Care’s Human Performance Institute (HPI) while head trainer, Garrett Buschjost, prepares the day’s workout at the front desk. Since Bowers began training with Buschjost in 2014, the HPI facility has become […]
The Super Bowl-winning quarterback praises Lock’s ability and resilience on the field. But what needs to happen for Mizzou’s QB to succeed in the SEC?