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    Florida's Finney-Smith remains suspended, out at Missouri

    Florida's Finney-Smith remains suspended, out at Missouri

    Posted 12:36 PM 2/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    GAINESVILLE, Florida (AP) - Florida will be without second-leading scorer Dorian Finney-Smith for the third consecutive game Tuesday night at Missouri.

    Coach Billy Donovan says Finney-Smith remains suspended for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Donovan says he will re-evaluate (More)

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    Cardinals begin spring training with World Series aspirations

    Cardinals begin spring training with World Series aspirations

    Posted 7:03 PM 2/22/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JUPITER, Florida - It's spring migration season again for the St. Louis Cardinals. The Birds have once again flown to their "nest" away from home in Jupiter, Florida to prepare for the upcoming 2015 Major League season.

    St. Louis comes off of a 2014 season that saw it win 90 games, capture (More)

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    Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

    Joey Logano gives Roger Penske another Daytona 500 win

    Posted 4:08 PM 2/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (AP) - Joey Logano, the driver who seemed washed up at 22 years old, has won his first career Daytona 500.

    Logano took the lead in the white-knuckle race following a restart with 19 laps remaining on Sunday. Once out front, his Ford was stout and he seemed to have (More)

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    Mizzou women's basketball defeats Vanderbilt 54-51

    Mizzou women's basketball defeats Vanderbilt 54-51

    Posted 3:33 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    NASHVILLE - Sunday's match against the Vanderbilt Commodores came down to the final minute of play for the Mizzou women's basketball team after they had taken a 10 point lead early in the second. The Tigers were able to pull out the 54-51 lead to improve their record to 15-12 overall and 5-9 in (More)

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    No. 2 Mizzou defeats No. 1 Iowa to win National Duals Championship

    Posted 3:14 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - No. 2 Mizzou wrestling defeated No. 1 Iowa Sunday afternoon at the Carver Hawkeye Arena by a dual score of 18-12. This win clinched the perfect season for the Tigers, with a record of 24-0 in duals. It also earned them the 2015 National Duals Finals championship.

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    Mizzou baseball improves to 7-1 with win over Purdue

    Mizzou baseball improves to 7-1 with win over Purdue

    Posted 3:00 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - Mizzou's baseball team used a bases-loaded, 5-2-3-2 triple play in the bottom of the sixth in order to maintain its 1-0 lead over Purdue in its final game of the Kleberg Bank College Classic Saturday afternoon at Whataburger field. With a record so far of 7-1, the program (More)

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    Mizzou wraps up SEC Swimming and Diving Championships

    Mizzou wraps up SEC Swimming and Diving Championships

    Posted 2:30 PM 2/22/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    AUBURN, Alabama - The Mizzou men's and women's swimming and diving team finished their last day at the five-day SEC Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday. The men finished in sixth-place amassing 768 points, while the women placed eighth with 594. Florida won the men's title with 1,314.5 (More)

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    Comeau scores twice, leads Penguins past Blues 4-2

    Comeau scores twice, leads Penguins past Blues 4-2

    Posted 10:11 PM 2/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Blake Comeau had two goals and an assist to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the St. Louis Blues 4-2 on Saturday night.

    Patrick Hornqvist and Brandon Sutter also scored for the Penguins, who snapped a three-game skid. Sidney Crosby got his 40th assist on Hornqvist's (More)

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    Tigers baseball wins rematch with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Tigers baseball wins rematch with Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

    Posted 9:55 PM 2/21/2015 by Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - After a walk-off win over Sam Houston State the night before, the Tigers needed no late game heroics to down Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Saturday night in a 5-1 victory. This win comes after the Islanders gave Missouri (6-1) their first loss of the season in a 3-2 loss (More)

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    Missouri softball bounces back against Arizona

    Missouri softball bounces back against Arizona

    Posted 5:45 PM 2/21/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CATHEDRAL CITY, California - Following the team's largest loss of the season, the Missouri softball team bounced back against Arizona in a 3-1 victory in the team's final game of the Mary Nutter Classic.

    Early scoring led by an RBI by Sami Fagan and strong pitching on the mound helped the (More)

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    Missouri wrestling cruises past Lehigh to advance to championship

    Missouri wrestling cruises past Lehigh to advance to championship

    Posted 5:23 PM 2/21/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - The No. 2 Missouri wrestling team advances to the finals in the National Duels Finals after a win in the semifinals against No. 11 Lehigh 23-9.

    Missouri's J'Den Cox now has victories in 49 straight matches including a victory against Elliot Riddick in the 197 class match. (More)

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    Local Scores: Saturday, February 21

    Local Scores: Saturday, February 21

    Posted 3:26 PM 2/21/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around Missouri.

    Men's College Basketball:

    Vanderbilt University: 76

    University of Missouri: 53

    MidAmerica Nazarene University: (More)

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    Missouri wrestling remains undefeated

    Missouri wrestling remains undefeated

    Posted 2:55 PM 2/21/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    IOWA CITY, Iowa - The No 2. Missouri wrestling team won its 22nd match of the season as it defeated Illinois 23-13 in the National Duals Finals quarterfinals.

    No 1. J'den Cox defeated Jeff Koepke in a 15-3 decision, and Johnny Eblen pinned Illinois's Zac Brunson in just 50 seconds in the (More)

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  • Track. Peoples Claims SEC Title in the Weight Throw

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Senior Kearsten Peoples clinched her third SEC title on Saturday, highlighting the SEC Indoor Championships' final day of events on Saturday (February 28). Six more Tigers joined her on the podium as top three finishers in the conference, including fellow-senior Jill Rushin (shot put), junior Markesh Woodson...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Matches Best Start Since 1993 with Doubleheader Sweep of UIC

    Mizzou baseball won its fourth and fifth consecutive games while sweeping a doubleheader against UIC on Saturday afternoon (Feb. 28) at USA Stadium. Junior infielder Josh Lester (Columbus, Ga.) launched a walk-off homerun in game one to back another sensational start from reigning SEC Pitcher of the Week Reggie McClain...

  • M. Basketball. Missouri Falls to Georgia 68-44 in Athens

    Johnathan Williams III and Namon Wright scored 10 points each, but Georgia pulled out with a runaway 68-44 win over Missouri on Saturday.

  • Track. Rushin Claims All-SEC Finish

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - Senior Jill Rushin found herself back on the podium for the fifth consecutive SEC Championship shot put competition on Friday, placing second in the field with a lifetime best mark of 17.61m (57-9.50). Rushin, who has finished in the top three for the conference in every shot...

  • Softball. Mizzou Falls to Notre Dame, 3-2, to Open Citrus Classic

    Mizzou Softball lost to Notre Dame after a seventh-inning rally fell short in a tight battle. Mizzou moved to 9-3 on the season.