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10 things you didn't know about Alabama

It's all about football in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Missouri plays the Crimson Tide in the SEC Championship Game this Saturday, so here are 10 things you didn't know about Alabama.

Former Missouri football player arrested on suspicion of burglary and stealing

Lee was a freshman wide receiver and had been dismissed from the team last month "for disciplinary reasons," according to previous Missourian reporting.

Alden: More changes coming to Memorial Stadium

Missouri athletics director Mike Alden spoke Thursday about expanding the south side of Memorial Stadium, which would include a new football facility and increased seating.

Statistics show Tigers struggling to defend on the court

The offensive woes of a young basketball team without a star scorer have been thrust into the spotlight in Missouri's first seven games. But what about the Tigers defense?

Alabama vs. Missouri: Whose fans have the best insults?

As Missouri vs. Alabama approaches Saturday, fans serve up some witty contempt on Twitter.

#MIZ2ATL: Scenes from Missouri fans' SEC Championship experiences

The Columbia Missourian invited fans to share their road trips and experiences ahead of Saturday's game.

Missouri men's basketball still trying to throw first punch

Coach Kim Anderson is looking for an emotional leader of the team. 

Missouri football fans hope for different Atlanta experience second time around

In 2013, Missouri fans were vastly outnumbered by Auburn fans. Missouri fans could face a similar fate again in a matchup against Alabama, which is just three hours from the Georgia Dome.

Missouri football's Baggett could be peaking at right moment

Andrew Baggett became the first Tiger to kick two 50-yard field goals in the same game. But in high school, he was splitting the uprights on kickoffs and denting vehicles in the parking lot.

Pinkel and Saban, Don James proteges, face off Saturday for second time

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and Alabama coach Nick Saban were both influenced by Don James, their coach at Kent State. Saturday's Southeastern Conference Championship game will be the second meeting for the coaches. 

Defensive play sparks Missouri women's basketball to 56-45 win over Loyola

A key play from Jordan Frericks, Morgan Eye and Juanita Robinson led the Missouri women's basketball team to a win over Loyola (Illinois) on Wednesday. The win gave coach Robin Pingeton the 400th of her career.

SEC fines Missouri for recent field rush

The University of Missouri violated the Southeastern Conference's "access to competition area" policy when fans stormed Faurot Field after the Tigers' win over Arkansas.

Missouri football defies public perception heading into SEC championship

The Tigers head into Saturday's SEC championship game against No. 1 Alabama as underdogs once again. Which is just fine by them.

UPDATE: Wes Clark suspended for Missouri men's basketball game Tuesday

Missouri coach Kim Anderson said Clark is suspended indefinitely for a violation of team guidelines. He did not specify which guideline he violated.

Halftime motivation leads Missouri men's basketball past SEMO

Missouri escaped with a 65-61 victory over Southeast Missouri State.

COMMENTARY: Even with a win over Alabama, Missouri doesn't belong in College Football Playoff

Missouri is No. 16 in the most recent College Football Playoff ranking. The Tigers have too many teams to jump in order to qualify for the semifinal — even if they capture the SEC Championship.

Missouri women's basketball struggles to replace injured point guard

Here's a look at how each player filling Lianna Doty's minutes has handled the position through five games.

Looking ahead: Missouri football takes hot streak to SEC championship

In the days leading up to Saturday's SEC Championship Game against No. 1 Alabama, the national media have wondered more about Missouri's two losses than its 10 wins.

Missouri men's basketball looking for confidence

You can't count how much confidence a team has, but it is the thing Missouri coach Kim Anderson thinks his team needs the most.

Whether lucky or good, Missouri football finds itself heading to Atlanta

"I think you create your own luck," Tigers coach Gary Pinkel said Sunday. Maybe, but the football gods have smiled a bit on this SEC title-game-bound Missouri team.