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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)

7/9/2016

Perez homers, makes key pickoff to lead Royals over Mariners

Perez homers, makes key pickoff to lead Royals over Mariners

Posted 5:54 PM 7/9/2016 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez homered and made a key pickoff throw Saturday to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Marines 5-3.

Perez hit a solo home run off the foul pole in the seventh inning that gave the Royals a two-run lead.

In the eighth, the (More)

7/7/2016

Royals walk-off on Perez double, snap four-game losing streak

Royals walk-off on Perez double, snap four-game losing streak

Posted 2:20 PM 7/9/2016 by Brendon Baker, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

KANSAS CITY - Seattle Mariners' starting pitcher James Paxton was cruising along through 7 innings, allowing only four hits and no runs.

The Mariners built a 3-0 lead over the Kansas City Royals after seven and a half innings, thanks to an RBI single by Daniel Robertson, a sacrifice fly (More)

7/6/2016

Laurence Bowers hosts basketball camp in Columbia

Laurence Bowers hosts basketball camp in Columbia

Posted 6:31 PM 7/6/2016 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - Former Missouri basketball player Laurence Bowers doesn't want his basketball camp to be considered a "fun" camp. 

"I feel as if you’re going to a basketball camp, you need to learn. There needs to be some type of improvement from day one to day three," Bowers (More)

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