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Relocated Lot J fans have new neighbors at Missouri football tailgate

Chuck Link and his tailgating crew enjoy pregame festivities Saturday before Missouri's opener against South Dakota State. For Link, who played football for Missouri from 1971 to 1973, and some of his friends, Saturday was their first time in Lot I.

Danny Grant and Chuck Link tailgated Saturday for the first time in their new spot: Lot I. They'll tell you that some longtime tailgaters grumbled about having to change locations, but Grant and Link see the change of scenery as a chance to make new friends.

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Mizzou women's soccer defeats SMU

The Missouri women's soccer team defeated the SMU Mustangs 3-1 on Sunday night in Dallas.

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The girls team finished first out of 40 schools, and the boys finished second out of 45 at the Brooks Memphis Twilight Classic. 

Williams, Djokovic roll into US Open quarters

Serena Williams, the world's top female player, is looking to win her third straight Flushing Meadows crown. Novak Djokovic, the No. 1 ranked male, last won it in 2011.

Arkansas looks to end 10-game losing streak

In order for Arkansas to win for the first time since Bielema's third game as coach, the Razorbacks must find a way to avoid a second-half collapse like they had against Auburn.

Chiefs sign Alex Smith to extension

Smith, who set playoff passing records for Kansas City last year, will receive $45 million in new guarantees over four years, for a total package of $68 million through the 2018 season.

UPDATE: Royals game suspended in 10th inning

The Indians led 4-2 in the 10th inning when Sunday's game was suspended until Sept. 22.

Holliday, Wong lead Cardinals past Pirates, 5-4

Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pirates.

Vols defense wants to build on its early momentum

Tennessee forced three turnovers Sunday in a 38-7 rout of Utah State. The performance offered reason to believe Tennessee could have an improved defense, even though all-Southeastern Conference linebacker A.J. Johnson is the only returning starter from last year's front seven.

Kasey Kahne holds off Matt Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Kasey Kahne earned his spot in the Chase by charging past Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday night.

Tony Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain

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Missouri football recap: What we learned from the South Dakota State opener

The first game of the season revealed a few things about Missouri's special teams and defensive line.

Michael Sam clears waivers, meets with St. Louis Rams coach Fisher

The Rams appeared unlikely to re-sign Sam to the 10-player practice squad because the defensive line is their strongest unit.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Maty Mauk steps up, former Vanderbilt star joins team as graduate assistant

Also among this week's most read stories are the Mid-Missouri PrideFest, the new renovations at Memorial Stadium and the latest on where former Tigers stand in the NFL.

Columbia College women's soccer scoreless season continues with 0-0 draw

Despite scoring dry spell, former Rock Bridge star Laurie Frew has strong performance in her first game

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in U.S. Open quarters

Wozniacki won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 hours, 37 minutes to get back to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in more than two years.

Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

Matt Holliday had three hits and four RBIs for the Cardinals, who began the day one game behind first-place Milwaukee in the NL Central.

Missouri defeats South Dakota State, 38-18, in season opener

Quarterback Maty Mauk connected with receiver Darius White for touchdowns on the Tigers' first two drives, propelling the team to a season-opening victory over the Jackrabbits. Mauk went 12-for-21 with 173 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions.

 

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