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6/17/2016

Hamels pitches Rangers to 1-0 win over Cardinals

Hamels pitches Rangers to 1-0 win over Cardinals

Posted 9:32 PM 6/17/2016 by Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rougned Odor homered and Cole Hamels pitched 7 2/3 innings as the Texas Rangers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 on Friday night.

Hamels (7-1) allowed three hits while striking out six and walking three. He lowered his road ERA to 1.64 this season and turned in (More)

6/12/2016

Former Missouri football star Sam responds to Orlando shooting

Former Missouri football star Sam responds to Orlando shooting

Posted 3:59 PM 6/12/2016 by Carter Woodiel, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Former Missouri football star Michael Sam said Sunday's shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida should "be a wake up call for America" in a passionate Instagram post Sunday.

Sam, who came out as (More)

6/11/2016

2016 MLB Draft Tracker

2016 MLB Draft Tracker

Posted 4:40 PM 6/11/2016 by Lauren Petterson & Brendon Baker, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

SECAUCUS, New Jersey - The Major League Baseball draft has started. Stay updated on who has been drafted with our draft tracker.

Here are the Mizzou Baseball players that have been drafted so far:

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6/10/2016

Missouri baseball's Howard drafted by the Giants

Missouri baseball's Howard drafted by the Giants

Posted 7:42 PM 6/10/2016 by Matt Vereen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA — A tough junior season for Missouri shortstop Ryan Howard ended on a high note today.

Howard was drafted in the fifth round by the San Francisco Giants with the 155th overall pick.

Howard is the highest-drafted Missouri position player since 2005.

The (More)

6/16/2016

TARGET 8: Analyzing student-athlete graduation rates

TARGET 8: Analyzing student-athlete graduation rates

Posted 9:09 PM 6/16/2016 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA — The NCAA tracks the likelihood of college athletes playing professionally depending on the sport.

In 2016, more than 480,000 students participated in college athletics and their chances of playing professionally are listed below. 

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