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    Missouri Tigers ranked No. 24 in preseason AP Poll

    Missouri Tigers ranked No. 24 in preseason AP Poll

    Posted 2:19 PM 8/17/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The AP released its preseason top-25 football poll on Sunday, with the Missouri Tigers beginning the season at No. 24 in the country.

    The Tigers are one of a record eight SEC teams that made the preseason top-25. (More)

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    Mizzou football parking passes sold out

    Mizzou football parking passes sold out

    Posted 11:52 AM 8/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri athletic department announced Monday parking passes are sold out for the 2014 football season. 450 Tiger Scholarship Fund (TSF) donors will not get a parking pass this season, according to Associate Athletic Director for Advancement Tim Stedman. 

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    Jones dismissed from Mizzou basketball

    Posted 5:27 PM 8/8/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou Basketball head coach Kim Anderson dismissed forward Torren Jones from the program for a violation of team rules Friday.

    Coach Anderson made it clear that he expects all players to uphold their behavior off the court.

    "I am disappointed in Torren's actions and want (More)

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    Mizzou football reacts to Levi Copelin's suspension

    Posted 10:11 PM 8/4/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou football team reacted to Levi Copelin's suspension Monday. 

    "It was a poor judgement on his part and that hurts our team," Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel said. "He's apologized to them and we'll move on."  

    The NCAA suspended the redshirt (More)

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    Providers work to finalize deals with SEC Network

    Providers work to finalize deals with SEC Network

    Posted 3:02 PM 8/4/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The SEC Network is scheduled to launch on August 14 and mid-Missouri cable companies are finalizing plans to carry it. On Monday, KOMU confirmed both CenturyLink, Charter Communications and DirecTV have agreed to terms with ESPN to carry the SEC Network.

    A CenturyLink sales (More)

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    Mizzou football names 2014-15 captains

    Posted 2:00 PM 8/4/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou football team named its captains for the 2014-15 season Monday. Offensive tackle Mitch Morse, defensive end Markus Golden, safety Braylon Webb and wide receiver Bud Sasser will serve as the Tigers captains this upcoming season.

    All four players are seniors, with two (More)

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    Mizzou basketball lands Canadian star

    Posted 4:38 PM 8/2/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou Basketball head coach Kim Anderson has added Montaque Gill-Caesar, the 2014 Gatorade Player of the Year in West Virginia, to the team.

    Gill-Caesar, a 6-foot-5-inch small forward from Vaughan, Ontario, was a top 50 recruit in the class of 2015 nationally. He was also (More)

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    OU officials 'confident' Green-Beckham will play this season

    Posted 6:12 PM 8/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    NORMAN, Okla. - The Oklahoman reports University of Oklahoma officials are confident former Mizzou football player Dorial Green-Beckham will play this season.

    The University of Missouri dismissed Green-Beckham from the team in April after a burglary incident in which the star wide (More)

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    Mizzou tennis adds five-star recruit

    Mizzou tennis adds five-star recruit

    Posted 4:29 PM 8/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Clare Raley, a five-star recruit out of Atlanta, Georgia, was added to the Mizzou tennis team Friday.

    Tennis Recruiting Network, one of the premier websites that covers junior tennis, has considered Raley a top-notch talent for the last six years. The site recently (More)

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    Missouri wide receiver suspended for season

    Missouri wide receiver suspended for season

    Posted 6:41 PM 7/29/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The NCAA suspended University of Missouri sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin from athletic competition for the 2014-15 season Tuesday. 

    One of Copelin's most memorable plays from the 2013 football season was when he blocked a punt in the game against Kentucky.

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    Former tiger Aldon Smith faces probation sentence

    Former tiger Aldon Smith faces probation sentence

    Posted 9:40 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A judge has sentenced San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and assault-weapons charges.

    The sentence came Friday after the Santa Clara County (More)

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    Kulas seizes opportunity to play basketball overseas

    Posted 7:04 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Missouri Tiger Bri Kulas signed a contract to play professional basketball with Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias Friday.

    Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias is a program located in the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain. The team participates in the Liga Femenina de (More)

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