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    Missouri wrestler J'den Cox gives inspiration to little boy

    Posted 10:21 AM 3/16/2015 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Brayden Deaver wakes up at 5 a.m. almost every day to work out. There's just one thing - He's seven-years-old.

    "He does pushups, sit-ups," Brayden's father Tony Deaver said. "He has me hang him from his ankles, and he does sit-ups that way."

    Brayden's mother Tara Lange (More)

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    Mizzou golf gets third win of season

    Mizzou golf gets third win of season

    Posted 3:54 PM 3/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BANDON, Oregon - The Mizzou golf team claimed its third victory of the season Sunday at the Bandon Dunes Champtionship after the final round was cancelled due to weather.

    Both sophomore LInus Lilliedahl and freshman Hayden Buckley recorded career-best finishes with Lilliedahl tying for (More)

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    Mizzou tennis swept by Florida

    Mizzou tennis swept by Florida

    Posted 3:21 PM 3/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou tennis wrapped up its home weekend slew of matches Sunday at the Mizzou Tennis Complex, falling 7-0 against No. 3 Florida, dropping all singles and doubles matches.

    Florida's No. 1 doubles tandem is ranked No. 4 in the country, and their No. 3 pair is No. 22, which proved (More)

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    Mizzou softball gets 11th straight win

    Mizzou softball gets 11th straight win

    Posted 3:12 PM 3/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The No. 21 Mizzou softball team got its 11th consecutive win with a 13-hit attack, 13-3 six-inning run-rule victory over No. 25 North Carolina State Sunday. Mizzou had four runs in the top of the first and added six more in the sixth, invoking the run-rule.

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    Mizzou softball ties school record with five home runs

    Mizzou softball ties school record with five home runs

    Posted 2:25 PM 3/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Mizzou softball time hit a season-high five home runs Saturday night in their 12-4 win over Longwood in five innings, at the NC State Hyatt Place Invitational. These five runs matched a school-record, which had been done four other previous times, and moved the (More)

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    Missouri sweeps Georgia in SEC Doubleheader

    Missouri sweeps Georgia in SEC Doubleheader

    Posted 2:21 PM 3/14/2015 by Tyler Murry and Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producers

    ATHENS, Georgia - The Missouri baseball team defeated Georgia twice, 5-1 and 8-4, to start SEC play on Saturday. With the pair of wins, Missouri has now won four straight games and improves to 14-4 overall and 2-0 in conference play. 

    Both pitchers for Missouri had strong outings. (More)

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    Mizzou men's basketball season ends vs. South Carolina

    Mizzou men's basketball season ends vs. South Carolina

    Posted 11:23 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    NASHVILLE - The worst season in Mizzou men's basketball history since the 1966-1967 season is finally over as Mizzou dropped its opening game in the SEC Tournament to South Carolina 63-54 Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena. Mizzou came within two points in the second half, but was unable to (More)

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    Mizzou baseball wins final game before beginning conference play

    Mizzou baseball wins final game before beginning conference play

    Posted 9:44 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Three Tigers- Brett Peel, Josh Lester and Chris Akmon- had two RBI apiece in Wednesday's 9-4 win over SIU-Edwardsville at Taylor Stadium.

    Peel scored once and stole two bases, making his total on the year 12 which ties him for the SEC lead.

    Brett Bond had two hits and (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 11

    Local Scores: Wednesday, March 11

    Posted 7:43 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    High School Boys' Basketball

    Class 5 Championship Bracket:

    Blue Springs South: 57

    Jefferson City: 42

    SLUH: 61

    Battle: 31

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    Mizzou softball takes both games against SEMO

    Mizzou softball takes both games against SEMO

    Posted 7:31 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou softball team opened at home Wednesday in a doubleheader against Southeast Missouri State.

    Game One

    Tiger freshman Paige Lowary had her first home start in game one for the Tigers. Lowary gave up (More)

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    Cardinals agree to terms with Weatherspoon

    Cardinals agree to terms with Weatherspoon

    Posted 1:19 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.

    The first-round draft pick from the University of Missouri in 2010, spent five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. Weatherspoon agreed to a one-year contract, which is expected to be close to $4 million.

    [Editor's note: this story has been edited to reflect information only relevant to former Mizzou player Sean Weatherspoon.]

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    Chiefs announce signing of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin

    Chiefs announce signing of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin

    Posted 1:07 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Jeremy Maclin to a five-year deal, adding the down-the-field threat that their wide receiver group was sorely lacking last season.

    The contract is worth up to $55 million, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The (More)

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