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    Sam added to Cowboys' practice squad

    Sam added to Cowboys' practice squad

    Posted 10:43 AM 9/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    IRVING, Texas (AP) - Michael Sam's second chance will be with the Dallas Cowboys.

    Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday that the league's first openly gay player will be added to the Cowboys' practice roster.

    The Cowboys, who are seeking help with their pass rush because of injuries (More)

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    Dallas Cowboys plan to add Michael Sam to practice squad

    Dallas Cowboys plan to add Michael Sam to practice squad

    Posted 5:46 PM 9/2/2014 by Amber Smith, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    DALLAS - The Dallas Cowboys plan to add Michael Sam to their practice squad pending the results of a physical examination on Wednesday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.

    The St. Louis Rams drafted the former Missouri Tiger and SEC Defensive Player of the Year in May. During Sam's time (More)

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    Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough takes starting role

    Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough takes starting role

    Posted 11:11 AM 9/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Russell Hansbrough can't remember the previous time he rushed 20 times in a game.

    "It'd probably be in peewee football or something like that," the Missouri running back said. "Not even in high school."

    Hansbrough, a junior from Arlington, Texas, ran a career-high (More)

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    Mizzou ROTC to name new cannon

    Posted 6:55 PM 9/1/2014 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou ROTC has a new cannon, and it needs help.

    The members of the University of Missouri ROTC are asking the public to submit possible names for their new cannon, which is shot off whenever the Mizzou football team scores a touchdown or field goal.

    The tradition for (More)

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    Clean up efforts are still going on at Memorial Stadium

    Posted 3:07 PM 8/31/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Efforts to clean up Memorial Stadium are still going on over 24 hours after kick-off. A group effort of around 250 people help clean the stadium, and they work around the clock to make it look like 75,000 fans were not even there. 

    Coleen Lamond is the director of game (More)

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    No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    Posted 5:53 PM 8/30/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Maty Mauk threw for 173 yards and three touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added 126 yards on the ground to lead the No. 24 Missouri football team over South Dakota State, 38-18. After scoring early and often, the Tigers overcame rough patches in the second and third quarter to start (More)

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    Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    Posted 3:20 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and celebrities. In the end (More)

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    Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    Posted 3:19 PM 8/30/2014 by Ashley Holt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Traffic and crowd control was business as usual for the University of Missouri football season opener.

    The only change from usual procedure involved closing  Mick Deaver Drive in Columbia.  

    MUPD Captain Brian Weimer said he didn't expect changes in traffic or (More)

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    Mizzou Athletics helps tailgaters recycle

    Posted 3:13 PM 8/30/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou Athletics event staff members stepped up with their recycling efforts as football fans celebrated their first tailgating of the season.

    One fan said that every year he looks out for the blue recycling bags that are handed out.

    "I think it's great that they hand out (More)

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    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    Posted 11:32 AM 8/30/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- MU officials implemented a new taxi stand policy Saturday for Missouri football games. The policy requires all taxis to drop off and pick up on Champions Drive near the Lot G entrance.

    MU officials say they hope the new policy will help alleviate traffic around the stadium.

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    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Posted 8:48 AM 8/30/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist

    COLUMBIA - Winning is always nice, but the hardest thing about being successful is raising the bar afterwards. The Missouri football team had a taste of success last season when they won the Cotton Bowl and finished the season with a 12-2 record. Now the Tigers begin their quest to (More)

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    Mizzou vs. South Dakota State preview and predictions

    Posted 1:11 PM 8/29/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    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. And we'll start with the season opener against South Dakota State on Saturday, August 30 at 2:30 p.m.

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