ANALYSIS: Tour of Missouri faces uncertain future as three-year contract ends

Sunday, September 13, 2009 | 3:00 p.m. CDT; updated 10:32 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 15, 2009

CAPE GIRARDEAU — From the cacophony of foreign languages along the 112-mile route to the rapt spectators lining downtown streets, it was clear that big-time international sports had arrived in small-town Missouri.