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    Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Posted 8:43 PM 1/29/2015 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mike Alden, University of Missouri Chancellor Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, and MU College of Education Dean Dan Clay all plan to meet with media and fans at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning to discuss Alden's resignation as the university's athletic director. The resignation is effective on Aug. (More)

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    Mike Alden to step down as Missouri Athletic Director

    Mike Alden to step down as Missouri Athletic Director

    Posted 4:29 PM 1/29/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri athletic director Mike Alden announced Thursday he will be stepping down from his position effective August 31.

    Alden released a letter Thursday afternoon, including this statement:

    "After several months of contemplation, I have decided that it is (More)

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    Two Mizzou softball players named to preseason top-50

    Two Mizzou softball players named to preseason top-50

    Posted 5:59 PM 1/28/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri softball team has had two players named to USA Softball's preseason top-50 player of the year watch list.

    Junior outfielder Emily Crane of Troy, Missouri and sophomore pitcher Tori Finucane of Germantown, Maryland were both named to the list. Crane hit .389 last (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling's Mayes named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Mizzou Wrestling's Mayes named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Posted 2:15 PM 1/28/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri wrestler Lavion Mayes has been named Mid-American Conference Wrestler of the Week for January 19-25.

    The redshirt sophomore from Mascoutah, Illinois won both of his matches this weekend in the Tigers' two duel victories over No. 7 Oklahoma State and MAC-foe Northern (More)

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    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Posted 9:23 PM 1/25/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SPRINGFIELD - The 2015 enshrinement class of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame was formally inducted on Sunday.

    Among the notables to be inducted was University of Missouri Athletic Director, Mike Alden.

    Alden has been the Athletic Director at the University of Missouri since 1998. (More)

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    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Mizzou women unable to come back against No. 14 Kentucky

    Posted 6:13 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou's Women's Basketball team fell 83-69 to No. 14 Kentucky while registering 13 3-pointers as a team.

    The Tigers' 13 3-pointers are the most allowed by the Wildcats this season, and the nine first-half scores from the arch were the most in a single half for the Tigers this (More)

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    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Mizzou Wrestling improves to 17-0 after defeating Northern Illinois

    Posted 4:03 PM 1/25/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou wrestling remains undefeated, improving their record to 17-0 Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center after defeating Northern Illinois, 32-12. This win also makes the Tigers' Mid-American Conference a perfect 5-0 in Mid-American Conference this season.

    The Tigers won eight (More)

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    Missouri drops fifth straight conference game 61-60 to Arkansas

    Posted 3:38 PM 1/24/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After dropping four straight SEC conference games, Missouri fell to the Arkansas Razorbacks 61-60.

    With the loss, the Tigers remain tied for last place in the SEC with a conference record of 1-5 and an overall record of 7-12.

    The game was close down the stretch, but Wes (More)

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    Mizzou RB Murphy named to Senior Bowl

    Mizzou RB Murphy named to Senior Bowl

    Posted 3:54 PM 1/23/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MOBILE, Alabama - Former Missouri running back Marcus Murphy has been named as a replacement for the North team at the Senior Bowl, which will be played Saturday in Mobile, Alabama.

    Murphy won the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, given to college football's most versatile player. The redshirt (More)

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    Texas A&M stages comeback, tops Missouri 62-50

    Texas A&M stages comeback, tops Missouri 62-50

    Posted 8:18 PM 1/21/2015 by Associated Press

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M overcame a seven-point halftime deficit to defeat Missouri 62-50 on Wednesday night.

    The Aggies were led by Jalen Jones and Danuel House with 16 points each, while Wes Clark paced the Tigers with a game-high 18.

    The Aggies (12-5, 3-2 SEC) (More)

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    Mizzou football to host Eastern Michigan

    Mizzou football to host Eastern Michigan

    Posted 6:44 PM 1/21/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football schedule has a new opponent in 2016 and 2020, the Eastern Michigan Eagles.

    David Morrison of the Columbia Daily Tribune tweeted that MU Assistant Athletic Director Bryan Maggard said the two schools are "working on an agreement."  

    This (More)

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    Scherzer's $210M, 7-year deal with Nationals is finalized

    Scherzer's $210M, 7-year deal with Nationals is finalized

    Posted 2:51 PM 1/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Max Scherzer is being introduced by the Washington Nationals as the newest member of their talented pitching rotation after finalizing a $210 million, seven-year contract.

    The Nationals announced the agreement with the free agent on Wednesday and are holding a news (More)

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