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    Mizzou baseball tops Truman State

    Mizzou baseball tops Truman State

    Posted 9:57 PM 3/10/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri baseball team snapped their 3-game losing streak on Tuesday. The Tigers defeated Truman St. by the score of 10-2.

    Columbia native John Miles started for the Tigers, but it was freshman Lale Dabney who picked up the win for Mizzou. Seven pitchers saw (More)

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    Lakers sign guard Jabari Brown to 10-day contract

    Lakers sign guard Jabari Brown to 10-day contract

    Posted 8:33 PM 3/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Jabari Brown to a 10-day contract.

    Brown was called up from the D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League team. He led the league with 24.4 points, along with 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 39 games.

    Brown was a college (More)

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    Mizzou spring football begins

    Mizzou spring football begins

    Posted 7:16 PM 3/10/2015 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Evan Boehm joked about how it feels like the team just got back from the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. But believe it or not, Spring football has arrived. Here are a few of the big storylines after Day 1. 

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    Rhoades introduced as Missouri AD at news conference

    Posted 6:54 AM 3/10/2015 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri's incoming Athletic Director Mack Rhoades was in Columbia Tuesday afternoon, but did not get to work quite yet.

    University of Missouri officials held a news conference at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at the MU Student Center to officially introduce Rhoades. MU (More)

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    Board of Curators approves Mack Rhoades as MU Athletic Director

    Posted 10:19 AM 3/9/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The UM System Board of Curators met during a special meeting Monday morning to vote on a new athletic director for the University of Missouri.

    The Board of Curators voted to move the meeting into executive session, which required media to leave the room at the time of the (More)

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    Mack Rhoades expected to be new MU Athletic Director

    Posted 7:11 AM 3/9/2015 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporter and KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Pending approval by the UM Board of Curators, Mack Rhoades will be the new Missouri athletic director. 

    Rhoades has been the athletic director at the University of Houston for six years and worked as the athletic director at the University of Akron for three and a half (More)

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    Former Mizzou star Maclin expected to sign with Chiefs

    Former Mizzou star Maclin expected to sign with Chiefs

    Posted 8:50 PM 3/8/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - One of Mizzou's most decorated athletes is reportedly in line for a show-me-state homecoming. It has been reported that WR Jeremy Maclin will sign with the Kansas City Chiefs when free agency officially opens on Tuesday. 

    ESPN's Chris Mortensen broke the news on Sunday (More)

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    Mizzou women's soccer practice squad player overcomes obstacles

    Posted 8:48 PM 3/8/2015 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - David Isaacks has had an incredible life journey.

    "It's like a roller coaster, honestly," Isaacks said. "You'll have highs where you're doing great and your lung function is perfect and then one day you get sick, you're down at the bottom of the barrel feeling like crap."

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    Mizzou softball tops South Carolina on the road

    Mizzou softball tops South Carolina on the road

    Posted 7:52 PM 3/8/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - The Missouri Tigers softball team kept up its hot streak on Sunday. The team defeated the South Carolina Gamecocks 9-3.

    Tori Finucane started for the Tigers tossing five innings, struck out four and allowed only one earned run on the day.

    Missouri utilized (More)

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    Tiger tennis drops road match

    Tiger tennis drops road match

    Posted 6:55 PM 3/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    OXFORD, Mississippi - Mizzou tennis' last away game in its long stretch ended Sunday afternoon at No. 14 Ole Miss. The Rebels topped the Tigers all day, defeating them 7-0.

    Mizzou's record has now fallen to 8-7 this spring with the loss. Junior Kelli Hine forced her match to a third set at (More)

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    Mizzou wrestling takes MAC title, has five individual champions

    Mizzou wrestling takes MAC title, has five individual champions

    Posted 6:07 PM 3/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou wrestling claimed its third-straight Mid-American Conference (MAC) Wrestling Championships title Sunday at the Hearnes Center. This is Mizzou's fourth consecutive conference win which includes the 2012 Big 12 Championship title.

    Tiger grapplers combined to score 139.5 (More)

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    Mizzou baseball swept by UW-Milwaukee

    Mizzou baseball swept by UW-Milwaukee

    Posted 4:19 PM 3/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Though pitching was strong again for the Tigers, as Peter Fairbanks allowed just one earned run over 6.0 innings while striking out five, Mizzou dropped its third consecutive game to Milwaukee 3-1 on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. Junior Zach hit his first Division I home run in the loss (More)

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