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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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    Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Posted 3:22 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, Ala. - Members of the media picked four players from the Mizzou football program to represent the preseason All-SEC teams Thursday.

    Senior defensive end Markus Golden was voted to the second team as he will be expected to bring leadership to Gary Pinkel's defense this fall. Golden (More)

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    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Posted 2:40 PM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    HOOVER, Alabama (AP) - Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league.

    Staying on top might be even more of a challenge.

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    Former tiger Oriakhi dealt to Kings

    Posted 6:58 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LAS VEGAS - Alex Oriakhi, a former basketball player at the University of Missouri, was traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Sacramento Kings Friday.

    The Kings received the rights to Oriakhi and a $7 million trade exception in the deal. Isaiah Thomas, their star point guard who averaged (More)

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    Gadbois honored with Golden Shoe award

    Posted 3:13 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Mizzou Softball All-American Taylor Gadbois received the NFCA Golden Shoe award for being the most outstanding base stealer among Division 1 student-athletes Friday.

    Gadbois was given the honor by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as a result of her breakout (More)

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    Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Posted 1:18 PM 7/11/2014 by Blair Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Tiger fans will have a new place to tailgate this fall when Truman's Terrace, located on the southeast side of Memorial Stadium, opens for the 2014 football season.

    The area, formerly known as the Amphitheater at Mizzou, will be terraced into a tiered hillside and will be (More)

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    Several Tigers Begin NBA Summer League Play

    Several Tigers Begin NBA Summer League Play

    Posted 6:46 PM 7/5/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Several former Missouri Tigers participated in the first day of the 2014 NBA Summer League season Saturday.

    Phil Pressey, Kim English and Jabari Brown had an opportunity to showcase their abilities while fighting for roster spots on their respective teams.

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    Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Posted 12:20 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Though he's no ordinary rookie, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam says he's treated as such so far in the NFL.

    The league's first openly gay active player and all the NFC rookies were in town Tuesday for a PLAY 60 youth football clinic with Cleveland-area children (More)

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    Anderson Hires Rob Fulford to Complete Basketball Staff

    Anderson Hires Rob Fulford to Complete Basketball Staff

    Posted 5:55 PM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson completed his coaching staff on Monday with the hiring of former Huntington Prep head coach Rob Fulford. Fulford spent five seasons in Huntington, West Virginia where his teams earned a combined record of 138-17 during his career.

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    Sports Xtra Hot Seat: Kim English

    Posted 11:16 AM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Missouri basketball player Kim English sat down in the Sports Xtra hot seat on Sunday night. Jim Riek, who was filling in for Chris Gervino, asked English about his reaction to the hiring of Kim Anderson, his career plans, his summer basketball camps and more.

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