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    Twins Sweep Royals, Win Sunday Game 4-3

    Twins Sweep Royals, Win Sunday Game 4-3

    Posted 7:23 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    MINNEAPOLIS - Pitcher Wade Davis made a wild flip home on a comebacker in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied past the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

    After the Royals scored three times in the eighth for a 3-2 lead, reliever Aaron Crow (0-1) walked two (More)

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    Cardinals Defeat Cubs 6-4

    Cardinals Defeat Cubs 6-4

    Posted 7:20 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS - Matt Carpenter drove in three runs, leading Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 6-4 Sunday.

    The Cardinals took two of three from the Cubs. Chicago has lost three of four overall.

    Carpenter hit a two-run single in the second inning and added a (More)

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    Anderson Leads Missouri to Series Victory Over No.15 Kentucky

    Anderson Leads Missouri to Series Victory Over No.15 Kentucky

    Posted 6:18 PM 4/13/2014 by Lauren Greenheck, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Fifth-year senior Eric Anderson led the Mizzou baseball team to an 8-3 victory over the No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats Sunday afternoon. Anderson struck out 10 batters for the second outing in a row, something that has not been done by a Tiger since March 2013. Anderson (More)

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    Mizzou Football Team Reacts to DGB Dismissal

    Mizzou Football Team Reacts to DGB Dismissal

    Posted 1:53 PM 4/12/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou football team spoke to the media for the first time Saturday regarding Dorial Green-Beckham's dismissal from the program.

    "It wasn't a real fun day to be a head football coach," Gary Pinkel said.

    Missouri running back Marcus Murphy said he didn't want to see (More)

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    Friday, April 11: Local Scores

    Friday, April 11: Local Scores

    Posted 8:14 PM 4/11/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Friday, April 11.

    High School BaseballQuincy 11, Battle 10Hannibal 6, Fulton 3 Mexico 8, Moberly 3 

    NCAA BaseballMizzou (More)

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    Mike Alden Addresses DGB Dismissal

    Mike Alden Addresses DGB Dismissal

    Posted 6:32 PM 4/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Athletic Director Mike Alden addressed the media Friday regarding Dorial Green-Beckham's dismissal from the football program. 

    "Dorial will no longer be a football player at Mizzou. He will no longer be a student athlete at Mizzou. I think for us, our focus for him (More)

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    MU Fans React to DGB's Dismissal

    Posted 5:26 PM 4/11/2014 by Brynne Whittaker, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - MU fans spoke to KOMU 8 News Friday in reaction to the MU Athletic Department's decision to dismiss MU wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. This news comes after DGB's alleged involvement in a break-in and assault of his girlfriend's roommate. 

    "It is a good and (More)

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    Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Posted 4:22 PM 4/11/2014 by KOMU DIgital Staff

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News live streamed the news conference by MU Athletic Director Mike Alden regarding the dismissal of Dorial Green-Beckham from the football team. Complete video will be posted shortly.

    Alden told reporters the decision should send a message to current and future Mizzou (More)

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    Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Posted 3:03 PM 4/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat and Jack Wascher, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team dismissed wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the former No. 1 overall recruit in the country, from the program Friday. The decision was made by head coach Gary Pinkel in conjunction with athletic director Mike Alden. 

    "This decision was made with (More)

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    Final Scores from April 10, 2014

    Final Scores from April 10, 2014

    Posted 9:05 PM 4/10/2014 by Clayton Conness, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Final scores from high school baseball action on April 10, 2014 include:

    North Callaway 11, Community R-6 0

    Fulton 1, Mexico 0

    Final scores from NCAA Men's Tennis action on April 10, 2014 include:

    Westminster 5 (More)

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    Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Posted 5:30 PM 4/10/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - A future Missouri Tiger received an honor Thursday. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard Namon Wright has been named a 2014 All-American by BallIsLife.com.

    He will compete in the publication's annual All-Star game on May 3 at Long Beach City College.

    Wright had an impressive year (More)

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    Missouri Softball Coach Gets 500th Win

    Missouri Softball Coach Gets 500th Win

    Posted 5:00 PM 4/10/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Softball coach Ehren Earleywine achieved a milestone Wednesday evening. He won his 500th game as a head coach. The achievement came in the form of a 4-2 win over Western Illinois.

    Earleywine began his head coaching career in 2003 at Georgia Tech. During his time there (More)

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    MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    Posted 2:00 PM 4/10/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Basketball coach Frank Haith dismissed James Zach Price from the team Thursday.

    Missouri Basketball guard Earnest Ross filed a restraining order April 2 against Price. In the restraining order, Ross wrote, "I feel threatened by this activity and violated. (More)

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