Alden, who was inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony Sunday, will remain at Missouri, working in the College of Education as part of the Positive Coaching Program.
The Missouri athletics director, who announced Thursday that he would step down from that post in August, didn't want to cause a distraction at Mizzou Arena.
Kentucky's fan base has become known for how well it travels. For many of the fans, the best way to see their favorite team play is on the road.
Upon hearing the news that Missouri Director of Athletics Mike Alden will resign as of Aug. 31, some Twitter users were quick to jump in with praise for the job Alden has done. Others seem eager for a fresh start.
Columbia College guard Zach Rockers said the loss eight weeks ago to Lyon was a turning point in the season. Thursday's rematch netted the Cougars a 10th consecutive win.
It wasn't pretty, but eventually the No. 13 Columbia Cougars (19-3, 12-2 American Midwest Conference) made three defensive stops, sparking an 11-2 run that kept Lyon College (12-9, 9-5 AMC) at arm's length in a 61-48 win.
The loss against Lyon College marked the first time the Columbia College women's basketball team had lost when leading at halftime.
Hickman High School lost to Christian Brothers College High School 86-77 in last year's Class 5 state final.
It wasn't as bad as the 49-point beating in Lexington, Kentucky, but Missouri still lost to No. 1 Kentucky. The Tigers have now dropped six straight games.
The Missouri gymnastics team has lost its last two meets. It will compete against Southeast Missouri State and Lindenwood in the State of Missouri Meet on Friday.
Tori Finucane and Emily Crane represent Missouri on USA Softball's list of the country's top 50 collegiate players. The Tigers open their season on Feb. 13.
There are a bevy of important individual matchups when New England and Seattle meet on Sunday. Trumping them all might be whether Chancellor and the Seahawks are able to keep Gronkowski under control.
Lynch has a history of avoiding reporters. In November, the NFL fined him $50,000 for violations of the league's media policy in addition to collecting the $50,000 fine that was imposed against Lynch for violations in 2013.
As the league's investigation into the Patriots' use of under-inflated footballs moves along, Blandino made it clear the officiating crew for New England's win over Indianapolis did its job.
Al Horford, Paul Millsap and Jeff Teague were picked Thursday as reserves for the Eastern Conference All-Star team, giving the sizzling Atlanta Hawks three selections.
Williams has won all five Australian Open finals she's played and won her last 15 matches against No. 2-ranked Sharapova.
Guard Sophie Cunningham is the Rock Bridge girls basketball program's all-time leading scorer.
With a 10-point advantage,Hickman High School snapped a six-year losing streak to cross-town rival Rock Bridge High School.
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Kentucky's head coach consistently churns out NBA-level talent, and the Wildcats' machine runs powerful and efficiently.
Former coach and current ESPN broadcaster Seth Greenberg said Kentucky could compete with any college hoops team in history.