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    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    Posted 3:20 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    STORRS, Connecticut (AP) - Connecticut and Missouri have agreed to a home-and-home football series, the first meetings between the programs.

    The schools announced Thursday that UConn will visit Columbia, Missouri on September 19, 2015 and the teams will play September 23, 2017 at (More)

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    Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    Posted 10:23 AM 9/17/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department released new information Wednesday morning about the weekend arrests of two Missouri basketball players.

    Officer Latisha Stroer said officers arrested Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen for assault early Sunday morning.

    Stroer said officers (More)

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    Missouri basketball freshmen Gant, Allen arrested

    Missouri basketball freshmen Gant, Allen arrested

    Posted 9:26 PM 9/16/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Tuesday night, KOMU confirmed freshmen members of the Missouri men's basketball team, Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen, were arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault.

    They were arrested at their dorm room on MU property.

    Both were released from (More)

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    Giants sign WR Washington to practice squad

    Giants sign WR Washington to practice squad

    Posted 4:32 PM 9/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (AP) - The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond III and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

    They were injured Sunday in New York's 25-14 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

    Thurmond had surgery Tuesday to (More)

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    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Posted 6:42 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou defensive end Shane Ray has earned the SEC Defensive Player of the Week award one week after Maty Mauk received SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

    Ray was a disruptive force in Central Florida's offensive backfield, recording seven tackles, including four tackles (More)

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    Mizzou wide receiver Copelin dismissed from team

    Mizzou wide receiver Copelin dismissed from team

    Posted 4:05 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel says redshirt sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin has been dismissed from the team.

    Pinkel declined to comment on the reason at his weekly press conference Monday.

    The NCAA suspended Copelin in July for the entire 2014-2015 season due to a (More)

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    Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Posted 10:54 AM 9/15/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will open up conference play on ESPN against South Carolina. The Southeastern Conference announced a 6 p.m. CT kickoff for Mizzou's Sept. 27 game on the road in the other Columbia of the SEC.

    While the Tigers will open up league play on the road, the (More)

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    SEC with five teams in top 10 of AP poll

    SEC with five teams in top 10 of AP poll

    Posted 2:24 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM (AP) - South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15.

    The SEC had eight teams ranked for the third straight week and five (More)

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    Mauk tosses four touchdowns as Missouri routs Central Florida

    Posted 2:22 PM 9/13/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Maty Mauk tossed four touchdown passes and Marcus Murphy added 94 yards on the ground as the No. 20 Missouri Tigers defeated the Central Florida Knights 38-10 to improve to 3-0 on the season. After a close first half, Mizzou relied on its defense to cruise to a win. 

    After (More)

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    Missouri vs. UCF preview and predictions

    Posted 1:44 PM 9/12/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm going to host a weekly Mizzou football webcast to get you ready for gameday. Every week, I'll breakdown three things you need to know about the upcoming matchup. This week, Mizzou hosts Central Florida on Saturday, September 13 at 11 a.m. 

    Note: To hear from (More)

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    Missouri finds leader in WR Bud Sasser

    Missouri finds leader in WR Bud Sasser

    Posted 4:44 PM 9/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri receiver Bud Sasser knows how it feels to have a defender try to strip the ball away from him. As for trying to force someone else into fumbling, well, that's a bit unusual.

    "Probably playing around in practice when no one was paying attention," he said. "But not (More)

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    Mizzou quarterback Mauk earns SEC weekly award

    Mizzou quarterback Mauk earns SEC weekly award

    Posted 6:59 PM 9/8/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou quarterback Maty Mauk has another All-SEC honor to add to his résumé.

    Mauk earned SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors after passing for over 300 yards, rushing for 36 and throwing for 5 touchdowns and rushing for another against Toledo.

    His six (More)

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