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5/24/2018

MU settles defamation lawsuit involving Athletic Director Jim Sterk

MU settles defamation lawsuit involving Athletic Director Jim Sterk

Posted 5:10 PM 5/24/2018 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle a lawsuit filed after Athletic Director Jim Sterk said fans of the South Carolina women's basketball team used racial slurs and spit on his players after a game in January.

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5/23/2018

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem

NFL owners say players must stand for the National Anthem

Posted 4:36 PM 5/23/2018 by Jill Martin, CNN

(CNN) - NFL players must stand during the National Anthem this season, team owners decided Wednesday, a reaction to fierce backlash against some who took a knee in symbolic opposition to the systemic oppression of people of color, including by police.

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5/22/2018

Missouri softball begins search for new coach

Missouri softball begins search for new coach

Posted 4:52 PM 5/22/2018 by Chris Gervino, KOMU 8 Sports Director

COLUMBIA - Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk announced Tuesday the school is conducting a national search for a new head softball coach.

Missouri fired Ehren Earleywine two weeks before the start of the regular season, and assistant Gina Fogue took over as interim head coach.

The Tigers finished last in the Southeastern Conference, but did qualify for the NCAA Tournament. Missouri ended its season with a record of 30-29.

 

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