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    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Posted 2:40 PM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    HOOVER, Alabama (AP) - Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league.

    Staying on top might be even more of a challenge.

    The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season (More)

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    US men's wheelchair basketball brings home silver medal

    Posted 6:18 AM 7/14/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    SOUTH KOREA - The U.S. men's wheelchair basketball team fell just short of winning the gold medal in the world championships in South Korea Monday. Defending champion Australia defeated the U.S. 63-57 to win its second consecutive title in the 2014 Incheon World Wheelchair Basketball (More)

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    USA wheelchair basketball advances to gold medal game

    USA wheelchair basketball advances to gold medal game

    Posted 7:01 PM 7/13/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SOUTH KOREA- The U.S. wheelchair basketball team is just one win away from winning a gold medal in South Korea. 

    Under coach Ron Lykins, who is also the head man at the University of Missouri, the team has advanced all the way to the final game at the Incheon World Wheelchair (More)

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    Goetze scores late to give Germany the World Cup

    Posted 5:33 PM 7/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.

    Goetze controlled the ball with his chest and then shot past Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero in the 113th minute.

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    Royals score five runs in the 7th to beat Detroit

    Posted 4:49 PM 7/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Eric Hosmer's RBI double capped a five-run seventh inning and Kansas City avoided a four-game sweep on Sunday with a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers.

    Four of the runs were charged to Justin Verlander (8-8), who started the inning with a two-hit shutout but (More)

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    Cardinals fail to capture first place, fall to Brewers

    Cardinals fail to capture first place, fall to Brewers

    Posted 4:45 PM 7/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Elian Herrera got five hits while filling in for mourning shortstop Jean Segura, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended a seven-game losing streak by routing the St. Louis Cardinals 11-2 Sunday.

    The Brewers tied a season high with 19 hits and took a one-game lead over St. Louis (More)

  • Baseball

    Tigers score three in ninth inning as Royals lose 5-1

    Tigers score three in ninth inning as Royals lose 5-1

    Posted 9:48 PM 7/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Rick Porcello outdueled James Shields and the Detroit Tigers won their fifth in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday night.

    Porcello (12-5) raised his career record against Kansas City to 8-3 while yielding six hits and one run through seven (More)

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    Wainwright reaches 12 wins as Cards defeat Brewers 10-2

    Wainwright reaches 12 wins as Cards defeat Brewers 10-2

    Posted 7:09 PM 7/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals sent Milwaukee to its seventh straight loss, 10-2 on Saturday as the Brewers mourned the death of shortstop Jean Segura's young son.

    Segura left the team and traveled home to the Dominican Republic, a (More)

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    USA wheelchair basketball team headed to semi final

    Posted 5:54 PM 7/12/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SOUTH KOREA- With the help of several former and current Missouri Tigers, the USA men's wheelchair basketball team is having great success in the 2014 Incheon World Wheelchair Basketball Championships. 

    The Americans beat Iran in the quarterfinals early Saturday morning, and will play (More)

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  • General News. #Chillin4Charity - Mizzou's Mike Alden & Ashley Moore

    Mizzou Director of Athletics Mike Alden and Director of External Engagement Ashley Moore recently participated in the "Chillin4Charity" campaign to help raise funds and awareness for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

  • Football. Non-Conference Single Game Tickets on Sale This Week

    Single-game tickets for Mizzou Football's three non-conference home games, along with mini-plan options that include select Southeastern Conference home games, will go on sale Thursday.

  • M. Basketball. Get To Know Torren Jones

    A fan favorite, Torren Jones returns for his sophomore season at Mizzou after a strong finish to his rookie campaign in 2013-14. A native of Arizona, Jones topped double figures in minutes played in 10 of his final 11 games, including a career high 22 minutes in the National Invitation...

  • Track. Two Tigers to Represent Home Countries at IAAF World Juniors

    Two Tigers will represent their home countries on the international stage this week, as sophomore Jerrad Mason (Barbados) and incoming-freshman John Warren (U.S.) take on the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. Events at Historic Hayward Field will kick off on Tuesday and continue through Sunday, with Mason and...

  • M. Swimming. Tigers Conclude Action at Speedo Champions Series Sectional Meets

    Members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team competed at the Speedo Champions Series Section (LCM) meets last week. A host of Tigers swam at the Central Section at Mizzou's Mizzou Aquatic Center, July 16-19, while two Tigers competed at the Western Sectional in Mt. Hood, Ore., July 15-19.