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Missouri football scrimmage No. 3: What we learned

Missouri tailback Tyler Hunt, center, rushes downfield Thursday while the team warms up at Faurot Field before the beginning of the final scrimmage of summer football training camp.

Missouri football held its final scrimmage of fall camp Thursday. The team plays Aug. 30 in Columbia against South Dakota State. 

ESPN Outside the Lines episode revisits Derrick Washington case

Derrick Washington, a former Missouri football player, was removed from the team in 2010 after allegations of sexual assault.

Three Missouri football players make All-SEC coaches list

No Tigers made the first team, but junior center Evan Boehm and senior defensive end Markus Golden earned second-team All-SEC honors. Kicker Andrew Baggett was a third-team All-SEC selection.

Missouri football scrimmage No. 3: What to watch

MU Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin accepted coach Gary Pinkel's Ice Bucket Challenge Wednesday after the team's practice. Loftin was doused with a bucket of ice water by captains Bud Sasser and Mitch Morse.

Missouri football's Jimmie Hunt battles injury

With Jimmie Hunt's senior season set to begin, the top-of-the-depth-chart wide receiver is once again battling an injury.

SEC members take steps to improve fan experience

The changes resulted from recommendations made by a working group approved by SEC athletic directors in June 2012 to review attendance trends.

Missouri football coaches prep players in fall camp

On Monday, Missouri muddled through an "OK" practice, in the words of head coach Gary Pinkel. At the start of the final week of fall camp, there is a sense of urgency.

Missouri football ranked No. 24 in preseason Associated Press Top 25

Seven other SEC teams were ranked in the top 25, more than any other conference. Among SEC teams ranked in the top 25, Missouri's No. 24 ranking is the lowest.

Missouri football's Murphy comfortable with position changes

Last year's all-purpose yards leader has been playing as a slot receiver during fall camp, but he played exclusively as a running back during Saturday's scrimmage. 

With dream job, Missouri coach A.J. Ricker looks to seize moment

A.J. Ricker stayed devoted to Missouri's football in its "rough years" as a consistent member of the offensive line. Now, having secured a long-desired coaching job during the team's high time, he wants to help continue building the program.

Mediacom reaches agreement with SEC Network

For residents in the mid-Missouri area, the network will be included in the family cable package that already contains ESPN, ESPN2 and other networks. Customers can find the network on channel 51 in standard definition and 734 for high definition.

Missouri football players keep town of Ferguson in mind

Aarion Penton and fellow teammates continue practice on the gridiron in Columbia while keeping in touch with family and friends in Ferguson, a north St. Louis suburb that has been the site of multiple protests this week. 

Tigers help Missouri football coach win Twitter bet

Dave Steckel and his wife like to make friendly wagers, such as the one about whether the associate head coach and defensive defense coordinator could reach 1,000 Twitter followers. On the line was who had to take their new puppy, Champ, out in the mornings.

Missouri to host 'Flick on Faurot' for fans

Missouri will host fans at Memorial Stadium for a screening of "The Blind Side" on Aug. 29 — the night before the Tigers open their football season against South Dakota State.

Backup quarterbacks still neck and neck after Missouri football scrimmage

Corbin Berkstresser and Eddie Printz are in competition to back up starting quarterback Maty Mauk.  

Carl Edwards and Jim Sterling featured in SEC Network's Missouri football video

Sterling was a fixture when Missouri basketball played in the Hearnes Center. He waved a black and gold scarf from his seat near the basket while opposing players took free throws in the hope of distracting them.

 

Missouri football's defense on display in first scrimmage

The Tigers defense put on a show in the first scrimmage of fall camp to beat the offense 14-12. The defensive line was batting down balls and the secondary was making pass catchers pay — with some big hits.

SEC Network to launch Thursday with or without Mediacom

The cable provider Mediacom is still in negotiations with ESPN over a contract to carry the 24-hour network, which will showcase the conference's athletics with live events, analysis and plenty of game replays. Each of the SEC's football teams will have at least one game on the station, including Missouri's Sept. 13 home contest against Central Florida.

Andy Hill sees himself as a Tiger for life

The Missouri quarterbacks coach has been to every fan day since 1996. He is a Missouri lifer and has no plans to leave the school he and his wife attended. 

NCAA seeks clarification in O'Bannon ruling

The NCAA wants clarification on two points in a California judge's ruling in the landmark Ed O'Bannon case.



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