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    Providers in Negotiations to Carry SEC Network

    Providers in Negotiations to Carry SEC Network

    Posted 12:59 PM 5/2/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou football begins in just under four months and for many fans, and companies, preparations are well underway for the upcoming season.

    The cable companies that serve Tiger fans across mid-Missouri spoke with KOMU 8 News Friday about the newly created SEC Network and the (More)

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    Mizzou Football to Make SEC Network Debut vs. UCF

    Mizzou Football to Make SEC Network Debut vs. UCF

    Posted 11:13 AM 5/1/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will get its first broadcast on the SEC Network during week three of the 2014 college football season. On Thursday, the Southeastern Conference announced the Tigers' home game scheduled for Saturday, September 13 against UCF will be televised on the league's (More)

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    Mizzou, Georgia Top List of SEC Student Athlete Arrests

    Posted 4:20 PM 4/30/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Reporter & Jake Lasofsky, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - 12 University of Missouri athletes have been involved in a total of 16 arrests since the school joined the SEC. That puts Mizzou in a tie with the University of Georgia within the conference for the most athlete arrests.

    Dorial Green-Beckham, Levi Copelin, Zach Price and Ka'ra (More)

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    Fuller to Remain as Associate Head Coach on Anderson's Staff

    Fuller to Remain as Associate Head Coach on Anderson's Staff

    Posted 1:11 PM 4/30/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou basketball coach Kim Anderson announced the first official member of his staff on Wednesday and it's a familiar face. Tim Fuller will remain apart of the Tiger coaching staff and will retain his title of Associate Head Coach. 

    "I'd like to welcome Tim Fuller as the (More)

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    Timeline: From Haith to Anderson

    Posted 7:59 PM 4/29/2014 by Marissa Balmas, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - In the past two weeks the University of Missouri Athletic Department has lost men's basketball head coach Frank Haith and hired Kim Anderson as his replacement. 

    Frank Haith was the head coach for three seasons leading the MU Tigers to two NCAA tournament appearances. He (More)

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    Fans Welcome Coach In Mizzou Arena

    Posted 7:21 PM 4/29/2014 by Michael Doudna, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans filled the Mizzou practice arena to welcome new head basketball coach Kim Anderson Tuesday. Fans had the opportunity to meet and take pictures with Anderson.

    The coaching gig is a homecoming for Anderson who was a former Mizzou basketball player and assistant coach (More)

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    New Mizzou Hoops Coach Expected to Make $1.1 Million Salary

    New Mizzou Hoops Coach Expected to Make $1.1 Million Salary

    Posted 3:24 PM 4/29/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Expected contract numbers were released Tuesday for the new University of Missouri head men's basketball coach Kim Anderson.

    MU Athletic Spokesman Chad Moller said Anderson's base salary would be $300,000. Anderson would get $800,000 in guarantees, making his guaranteed salary (More)

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    Kim Anderson Introduced as 18th Missouri Basketball Coach

    Kim Anderson Introduced as 18th Missouri Basketball Coach

    Posted 9:44 AM 4/29/2014 by Jack Wascher and Brent Pearson, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri introduced Kim Anderson Tuesday as its 18th head basketball coach in program history. Athletic Director Mike Alden made the announcement at the Reynolds Almuni Center.

    The "True Son" native comes back to his alma mater for the third time after coaching (More)

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    MU Basketball Fans React to New Coach

    Posted 8:03 PM 4/28/2014 by Samantha Ware, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News spoke to Missouri basketball fans Monday to get their opinions about MU hiring Kim Anderson as the new head coach.

    Kansas City resident Bret Prenger said he believes hiring Anderson could get more people to show up to games. 

    "I think this tie to the (More)

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    Kim Anderson Named Missouri Men's Basketball Coach

    Posted 3:16 PM 4/28/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Reporter, Lauren Langille, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri has hired Kim Anderson to be the new men's head basketball coach.

    Anderson will be the 18th men's basketball coach in school history. He recently coached the University of Central Missouri to a 2014 Division II national championship. He also (More)

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    SEC Changes Football Scheduling Format for 2016

    SEC Changes Football Scheduling Format for 2016

    Posted 6:45 PM 4/27/2014 by Lauren Greenheck, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - In an effort to strengthen their schedules, the Southeastern Conference announced Sunday that they will be adding some new changes to their scheduling format for football come 2016. The current format of eight conference games per season will remain in place but will be updated (More)

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    Some SEC Schools Don't Track All Drug Test Results

    Posted 3:55 PM 4/27/2014 by Maddy Glab, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Within athletics at a collegiate level there seems to be one topic that continues to be brought up in the mix of news headlines over and over again. That topic has to do with drug use, in particular marijuana. With states legalizing the drug and college athletes getting suspended for (More)

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