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    Missouri's Bud Sasser and Marcus Murphy selected in third day of NFL Draft

    Missouri's Bud Sasser and Marcus Murphy selected in third day of NFL Draft

    Posted 4:04 PM 5/2/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CHICAGO - After seeing four of their teammates drafted in the first two days of the 2015 NFL Draft, wide receiver Bud Sasser and running back Marcus Murphy saw their names called in the third day.

    The St. Louis Rams selected Sasser in the sixth round with the 201st selection in the draft. (More)

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    No. 20 Missouri baseball blasts Ole Miss

    No. 20 Missouri baseball blasts Ole Miss

    Posted 3:08 PM 5/2/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Tigers came out swinging as they defeated the Ole Miss Rebels by a score of 18-1.

    Missouri's 18 runs mark the most runs scored by the Tigers since Mar. 24, 2012 against North Dakota when the team put up 21 runs. This also is the largest run total ever by Missouri in SEC (More)

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    No. 11 Missouri Softball drops second straight to No. 1 Florida

    No. 11 Missouri Softball drops second straight to No. 1 Florida

    Posted 2:23 PM 5/2/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Following a 7-6 defeat on Friday, Missouri fell to the Florida Gators 9-6 after getting behind in early innings.

    After the loss, Missouri falls to 37-13 and 13-10 in conference play.

    On the mound, Tori Finucane struggled in her five innings on the mound. Finucane allowed (More)

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    Former Tiger Dorial Green-Beckham taken in round two of NFL Draft

    Former Tiger Dorial Green-Beckham taken in round two of NFL Draft

    Posted 5:56 PM 5/1/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CHICAGO - Former Missouri Tigers wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was selected by the Tennessee Titans with the 40th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

    Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from the Mizzou football team in April 2014, was the nation's number one recruit in the Class of 2012 (More)

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    Fans react to Shane Ray's fall in the NFL Draft

    Posted 9:36 PM 4/30/2015 by Ebony Holmon and Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - NFL teams picked their most promising players for the coming season Thursday. Two former tigers with checkered pasts were in the spotlight as the draft kicked off in Chicago.

    One was drafted and one was not.

    The Denver Broncos drafted defensive end/outside linebacker (More)

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    Shane Ray selected No. 23 overall by Denver Broncos

    Shane Ray selected No. 23 overall by Denver Broncos

    Posted 9:24 PM 4/30/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CHICAGO - With the No. 23 overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected Mizzou's Shane Ray on Thursday.

    "All teams that passed on me, that were in the top 10, I felt like they made a huge mistake," Ray told the Associated Press. "As a Denver Bronco, I (More)

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    Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Posted 7:39 PM 4/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Asked how to raise attendance at sporting events, new Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades said simply, "Win games."

    "That's just human nature," Rhoades said. "People want to be associated with a winning program. They want to be associated with the next great thing."

    (More)
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    Live Blog: 2015 NFL Draft day one

    Live Blog: 2015 NFL Draft day one

    Posted 2:00 PM 4/30/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    CHICAGO - The first round of the 2015 NFL Draft has come to an end. Tweets are posted below in descending chronological order.

    Missouri defensive lineman Shane Ray, who was originally predicted to be drafted in the Top 10 until he was (More)

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    No. 11 Mizzou softball completes DH sweep over UNI

    No. 11 Mizzou softball completes DH sweep over UNI

    Posted 1:47 PM 4/30/2015 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The No. 11 Mizzou softball squad swept Norther Iowa on Wednesday in their doubleheader to improve their record winning. The Tigers won the first game 4-2 and second game 10-9.

    Mizzou had an impressive three-run fifth inning that helped lead them to victory in the first game. On (More)

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    Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB

    Plenty of SEC East teams exit spring unsettled at QB

    Posted 7:24 AM 4/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Missouri has a head start in at least one respect as the Tigers aim for their third consecutive Southeastern Conference Eastern Division title.

    With Maty Mauk returning for his junior season, Missouri is one of only two SEC East teams that exits spring practice (More)

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    No. 15 Mizzou drops series finale to No. 3 LSU

    No. 15 Mizzou drops series finale to No. 3 LSU

    Posted 7:35 PM 4/27/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 15 Mizzou softball squad fell to the No. 3 LSU Tigers in the series finale on Monday night, 9-0. LSU got the run-rule victory, using five runs in the third inning and three runs in the fifth inning to a Mizzou sweep. The loss drops MU to 35-11 on the season and 13-8 in the (More)

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    Former Missouri football player cited for marijuana possession

    Former Missouri football player cited for marijuana possession

    Posted 6:29 PM 4/27/2015 by KOMU 8 News Digital Staff

    COOPER COUNTY - Early Monday morning, Missouri State Highway Patrol pulled over 21-year-old Shane Ray in Cooper County. Ray is a former Missouri football player and is expected to be drafted on Thursday.

    MSHP said the trooper pulled him over for speeding and illegally driving in the (More)

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