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7/18/2016

DeMarre Carroll brings "Junkyard Dog" mindset to basketball camp

DeMarre Carroll brings "Junkyard Dog" mindset to basketball camp

Posted 6:19 PM 7/18/2016 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Former Missouri basketball player DeMarre Carroll describes his basketball camp as "gritty" and "grimy," which is fitting considering his nickname is "The Junkyard Dog."

"You gonna get sweaty, you gonna get dirty, you gonna get some bumps and bruises. That's the type (More)

7/17/2016

MIzzou DE Charles Harris could be next man up to represent "D-Line Zou"

MIzzou DE Charles Harris could be next man up to represent "D-Line Zou"

Posted 11:54 PM 7/17/2016 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

HOOVER, ALABAMA - Aldon Smith, Sheldon Richardson, Kony Ealy, Markus Golden, and Shane Ray. 

Since 2011, Missouri football has had five defensive lineman selected in the first two rounds of the NFL Draft, strengthening the "D-Line Zou" reputation that the Missouri program powers (More)

7/16/2016

Royals score 4 in big 1st inning, ease past Tigers 8-4

Royals score 4 in big 1st inning, ease past Tigers 8-4

Posted 8:06 AM 7/17/2016 by The Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez singled, doubled, scored a run and drew two of Kansas City's seven walks as the Royals eased to an 8-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night.

Kansas City scored four runs in the first inning off Mike Pelfrey, who didn't make it out of (More)

7/13/2016

Missouri Names Wren Baker as interim athletic director

Missouri Names Wren Baker as interim athletic director

Posted 8:00 PM 7/13/2016 by Ben Burke, KOMU 8 News Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Shortly after news broke that Missouri Athletic Director Mack Rhoades would be leaving to take over the same position at Baylor, Chancellor Foley named Wren Baker as the interim AD Wednesday.

 Baker had been serving as the deputy athletic director at Missouri. Before (More)

7/12/2016

Hosmer, Perez lift AL to 4-2 All-Star win, Series home field

Hosmer, Perez lift AL to 4-2 All-Star win, Series home field

Posted 9:52 PM 7/12/2016 by The Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title.

The Royals duo homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto during a six-pitch span in the second (More)

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