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Mizzou Sports

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Focus turns to NBA draft

Former Missouri basketball players Marcus Denmon and Kim English participated in the NBA Draft Combine, two Missouri baseball players were drafted and a former Missouri football players died.

Missouri football players teach youth football camp

First-graders through eighth-graders interacted with Missouri football players, participated in new drills and walked away with a few autographs.

Coach Smith signs extension with Missouri wrestling

Brian Smith, already Missouri's longest-tenured head coach, agrees to a five-year deal.

Missouri assistant basketball coach Ernie Nestor leaves to coach Navy

Ernie Nestor served as assistant coach for one year at Missouri.

Three Missouri baseball players picked up on final day of draft

The Atlanta Braves took Eric Garcia in the 20th round, Ben Turner went to the Giants in Round 21 and Blake Holovach got a call from the Mariners in the 27th round.

SEC stages welcoming party for Missouri, Texas A&M

Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive and the SEC held an official welcoming party for Missouri and Texas A&M, only three months before the Tigers and Aggies open their first football schedules as members of the conference.

Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel sparks scuffle in Saints minicamp

A brief scuffle erupted in the New Orleans Saints minicamp Wednesday, and former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel was at the center of it. The Saints say the intensity is a good sign.

UPDATE: Missouri outfielder drafted in fifth round by Atlanta Braves

Junior Blake Brown said he will forgo his senior season and sign with the Braves organization.

Missouri wrestler McCormick wins title at ASICS University Nationals

Eight Missouri wrestlers finished in the top eight of their groups at the 2012 ASICS University Nationals tournament last weekend.

Missouri outfielder drafted by Atlanta Braves

Junior Blake Brown was selected in the 5th round of the MLB Draft.

Big Ten prefers 'plus-one' system to four-team football playoff

Big Ten administrators would prefer a plus-one system over a four-team playoff to determine a national champion if the BCS can't be maintained in its current form. In the plus-one format, the bowl games would be played, and then the top two teams would meet for the title.

Missouri baseball season ends with loss to Louisville

The Tigers lost to Louisville 11-3, and their season came to an end at the NCAA Tucson Regional.

 

THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Baseball continues; Tigers get a new rival

The Missouri baseball team looks to advance in the NCAA Tournament, Southeastern Conference football and basketball coaches came to scheduling agreements and Missouri back-up quarterback Corbin Berkstresser was charged with a misdemeanor.

Missouri baseball team defeats New Mexico State in elimination game

The Missouri Tigers scored five runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to stave off elimination and beat New Mexico State 6-2.

SEC schools mull change of lenient drug policies

All the SEC schools had far more lenient drug policies than the NCAA, though the penalties varied widely.

SEC hopes to improve safety through concussion research

The SEC has asked Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones to head a group that will review research on concussions to hopefully improve player safety.

Missouri trounced by Arizona 15-3, one loss away from elimination

Making their eighth NCAA regional baseball appearance in 10 seasons, the Missouri Tigers burned through four pitchers and were outhit 20-4 in a 15-3 loss to the top-seeded Arizona Wildcats Friday night in Tucson, Ariz.

Arkansas paired with Missouri as cross-SEC rivals

The Southeastern Conference on Friday affirmed its football and basketball scheduling formats and set Missouri as Arkansas' cross-division rival.

UPDATE: SEC supports playoff that includes best 4 teams

On Friday, the Southeastern Conference took an official stance in support of a proposed four-team playoff for the national title.

SEC supports playoff that includes best 4 teams

Members of the Southeastern Conference also voted to keep its current football scheduling format, known as 6-1-1. Teams will play six division teams annually, have one permanent crossover rival and one game that rotates among the other six teams.



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