ESPN and CBSSports.com reported Thursday that Missouri's men's basketball coach has agreed to leave Missouri and become the head coach at the University of Tulsa. The official announcement is expected Friday, according to a report from Tulsa World.
Kevin Punter, who was scheduled to sign his letter of intent to play at Missouri on Friday or Monday, said he's "not signing anything," instead planning on "just laying low right now."
A 4-0 loss to No. 8 Texas A&M ended the season for the Tigers, which went 8-20 in the regular season.
Missouri's hitters excel at seeing a high number of pitches and forcing opposing hurlers to show their full repertoires.
As of about 4 p.m. Thursday, neither Haith nor MU made any statements confirming or denying rumors he'd be leaving MU.
Juanita Robinson, previously of Johnson County Community College (Kan.) and Zion Benton High School (Ill.), will join the Tigers for the 2014-2015 season.
James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings, and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.
The Battle girls soccer team lost to the Jefferson City Jays 7-0 in a game that the players were happy to not lose by mercy rule.
Wainwright (3-1) allowed Ian Desmond's infield single in the second inning and Adam LaRoche's single to right in the ninth. He struck out eight and walked three. During one dominant stretch, the runner-up for the 2013 NL Cy Young award retired 18 consecutive batters.
Puig's smuggling venture, first reported by Los Angeles Magazine, is a common way for Cuban baseball players to make it to U.S. professional leagues.
The 6-foot-6 Young led Kentucky with 82 3-pointers last season. He was one of six high school All-American recruits on a Wildcats squad that began the season No. 1 with expectations of winning the national championship.
The 6-foot-8-inch All-American forward said Thursday he'll enter the NBA draft after being the highest-scoring freshman in Duke history. He was also the first freshman to lead the Blue Devils in scoring and rebounding, and the first freshman in three decades to be selected team MVP.
The freshman pitcher has a 14-5 record and a 1.86 ERA.
The College Athletes Players Association, which wants to be recognized as a full-fledged union, filed a brief Tuesday urging the board to reject the university's appeal.
Miami's path seems much easier, but James' team also appears more vulnerable than the one that was an overwhelming favorite in last year's playoffs.
Frank Haith just completed his third year of a six-year contract with Missouri. He led the Tigers to consecutive NCAA tournament appearances in 2012 and 2013, losing in the first round both times.
Former Missouri basketball player Jabari Brown, who declared for the 2014 NBA Draft on April 2, originally stated that he was not ruling out the possibility of returning to school if he did not like his evaluation from the NBA. He had until April 15 to change his mind. Tuesday, he chose to stay declared for the NBA draft.
With the help of Haleigh Fancher's 21st-minute goal, the Bruins defeated the Hickman Kewpies 2-0 Wednesday night.
The Missouri tennis team did something it had never done before on Wednesday by advancing in the Southeastern Conference tournament. Missouri beat Arkansas, 4-0.
The Tolton tennis team improved its record to 3-0 courtesy of a win over Wentworth Military Academy on Wednesday.