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Mizzou Sports

MU softball player finalist for USA Women's Baseball Team

Missouri softball player Jenna Marston is one of 32 finalists for the USA Baseball Women’s National Team.

Big Ten Conference officials aim to add football title game

Commissioner Jim Delany expects the Big Ten to hold a championship game next season, when Nebraska joins and brings the league to 12 members.

Pinkel excited about 2010 Missouri football team

MU football coach Pinkel addressed several subjects at the Big 12 Media Days on Tuesday in Irving Texas, but did his best to side-step the topic of the 10-team Big 12 and conference realignment.

Cornhuskers say new Big 12 season top concern

Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini said the Cornhuskers upcoming move to the Big Ten is a non-issue right now and it's been business as usual for his team. "All I'm concerned about is this fall," he said. "I haven't thought much about the Big Ten to be honest with you."

 

Osborne set to listen at Big Ten meetings

Nebraska's Tom Osborne will go to the Big Ten athletic directors' meetings next week in Chicago, where divisional alignment and a possible conference championship football game will be among the issues discussed.

 

Texas A&M quarterback focuses on team goals

"My biggest goal is just to leave a winning legacy," Aggies quarterback Jerrod Johnson said Monday at the Big 12 media days.

Raptors sign former MU player Kleiza

The NBA's Toronto Raptors have signed former Missouri player Linas Kleiza to a multi-year contract. Kleiza played with Greek club Olympiakos last year after four seasons in Denver.

Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe shows perseverance pays

Dan Beebe sat down last week for his first in-depth interview since the breakup of the Big 12 Conference was averted.

Arch Rivalry Game tickets available starting Friday

A limited number of tickets are available to the Missouri football team's 2010 season opener against Illinois on Sept. 4 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis and will go on sale starting at 6 p.m. Friday.

Missouri No. 2 in North in Big 12 preseason football poll

The Missouri football team is predicted to finish second in the North Division of the Big 12 Conference in the league's preseason media poll.

Missouri dismisses reserve linebacker

A spokesman for the Missouri football team said reserve linebacker Tyler Crane was not in legal trouble but declined to elaborate on the reasons for his departure.

Former Missouri baseball player Bond selected for Triple-A All-Star Game

Former Tiger Ian Kinsler selected for 2010 MLB All-Star Game

Former Missouri baseball player Ian Kinsler will make his second MLB All-Star Game appearance on July 13 in Anaheim, Calif.

Missouri softball staff earns regional honor

The Missouri softball coaching staff  was named as the Midwest Region Coaching Staff of the Year, announced Wednesday by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

Colorado's Big 12 departure without exit plan

Colorado is still unsure how much it will cost to leave the Big 12 Conference and join the Pac-10.

Big 12 basketball coaches challenged by smaller conference

Big 12 basketball coaches agreed a 10-team conference will make it tougher to put together glittering records in what has been one of the most rugged leagues in the country.

Oklahoma also heard from SEC in conference realignment talks

The University of Oklahoma president said Wednesday that the SEC made an offer to the school as a reaction to the possible breakup of the Big 12.

Nuggets make offer to Kleiza

The Denver Nuggets have made a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Linas Kleiza, a former Missouri player who spent the past season in Greece.

Deaton new chairman of Big 12 group

Big 12 leaders held a board of directors meeting by phone Thursday to move forward with plans for a beefed-up television contract, to reassign some leadership duties and to restore unity. Missouri chancellor Brady Deaton was chosen as the groups' new chairman in the meeting, replacing Texas president Bill Powers for a one-year term.

Congressman says television money makes college football playoffs a possibility

Texas Rep. Joe Barton, who has introduced anti-BCS legislation in Congress, says the television money that persuaded Big 12 members to reject Pac-10 overtures shows the financial jackpot awaiting a college football playoff.

 



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