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    "SEC Nation" kicks off Mizzou gameday

    Posted 10:43 AM 11/1/2014 by Lauren Donovan, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans and SEC enthusiasts alike gathered at the Columns to cheer on the tigers. Saturday marked the first time ESPN's "SEC Nation" came to Mizzou's campus. 

    "SEC Nation" is a show similar to the format of College Gameday, providing coverage on college football games (More)

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    "SEC Nation" hosts a pep rally for Mizzou football fans

    Posted 7:04 PM 10/31/2014 by Karla Valcourt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Cheering fans could be heard downtown when "SEC Nation" came to the University of Missouri for a pep rally Friday.

    The network show arrived in Columbia Wednesday afternoon in preparation for an SEC packed weekend. On air production for the show began Friday afternoon.

    The (More)

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    Missouri vs. Kentucky: Preview and predictions

    Missouri vs. Kentucky: Preview and predictions

    Posted 10:06 AM 10/31/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm hosting 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 Kentucky on Saturday, November 1 at 3 p.m. CST.

    1. Breakout Season: Kentucky has (More)

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    ESPN Radio host, SEC Nation analyst Paul Finebaum speaks at MU

    Posted 9:35 AM 10/31/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - ESPN radio personality and SEC Nation analyst Paul Finebaum spoke with MU students Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the Reynolds Journalism Institute. 

    Finebaum is visiting the University of Missouri for SEC Nation's live broadcast that will take place at the Francis quadrangle on (More)

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    "SEC Nation" brings national spotlight to MU

    Posted 7:16 AM 10/31/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri will have the spotlight Saturday morning when "SEC Nation" will broadcast from the Francis Quadrangle. While the show is an opportunity for exposure for the school, an MU official said it is an event that requires a lot of time and work to put together.

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    MU student on ESPN's My Wish series hopes to meet Tebow again

    Posted 3:24 PM 10/30/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - One MU student remembers meeting Tim Tebow a few years back in Orlando, Florida.

    "I'd love to see him again, but I know he has a tight schedule with ESPN," Adam Hubbs said.

    Hubbs, a sophomore engineering student at MU from Millstadt, Ill. (More)

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    Fans react to "Mr. Mizzou's" death

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Katie Moeller and Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Earlier today many local residents learned the news that "Mr. Mizzou" John Kadlec passed away at age 86.

    Richard King, owner of the Blue Note, was fortunate enough to meet Kadlec on a few occasions traveling to Missouri away games.

    "I remember sitting in the restaurants (More)

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    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Athletic Department remembered "Mr. Mizzou" Wednesday. Former assistant coach and player John Kadlec passed away early Wednesday morning. He was 86.

    The St. Louis native and lifelong Tiger, came to Mizzou in 1947 to play football under Hall of Fame (More)

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    "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    Posted 8:57 AM 10/29/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou football player and color commentator John Kadlec, also known as "Mr. Mizzou", has died at 86.

    Kadlec was known as a beloved figure in the MU community for decades.

    Born October 22, 1928, Kadlec played on the offensive line for the Tigers from 1948-1950. (More)

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    Sasser and Mauk lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14

    Sasser and Mauk lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14

    Posted 6:46 PM 10/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Bud Sasser scored two touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added another to lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14 Saturday and end a two-game home losing streak.

    After scoring twice apiece on special teams and defense last week at Florida, the Tigers (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern (More)

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    Missouri vs. Vanderbilt: news, stats and scores

    Missouri vs. Vanderbilt: news, stats and scores

    Posted 2:06 PM 10/25/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri hosts Vanderbilt in a SEC East matchup. It is Missouri's annual homecoming game. The Tigers and Commodores have split games against each other in Missouri's first two years in the SEC. Vanderbilt won the first matchup in Columbia. In his last three games, Maty Mauk has (More)

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    Community gathers for homecoming campus decorations

    Posted 9:49 PM 10/24/2014 by Jordan Bowen, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Community members and those coming from out of the area gathered in the University's "Greek Town" Friday to take part in the campus decorations for this year's 103rd homecoming.

    "I'm really excited to see everyone's hard work showcased," Freshman Christy Purst said. "I know the (More)

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