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Will 2012 be a year of deja vu?

After Michael Dixon’s last-minute layup pushed the Missouri Tigers past the Texas Longhorns in tonight’s 67-66 road victory, the Tigers will look to repeat history with a win over Kansas on February 4. In 2009, the Tigers beat Texas on … Continue reading

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Missouri beats Texas in both football and basketball

The Tigers’ road basketball victory tonight against the Texas Longhorns marks the second time that Missouri has beaten Texas in both men’s basketball and football in the same year. The last time this happened was during the 1997-1998 season, when … Continue reading

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Stormin’ Norm shows musical side

Norm Stewart is in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame. The former Missouri basketball coach led the Tigers to more than 600 victories from 1967 to 1999. He was also successful as a player for the Tigers, both on … Continue reading

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Reports say Texas A&M leaving within the week

Many media outlets are referring to reports from the Associated Press and New York Times saying that Big 12 Conference officials expect Texas A&M to leave the league within the week. The AP report, which quoted an unnamed source, said … Continue reading

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New York Times says SEC will meet Sunday about Aggies

In a report siting an unnamed “high-ranking SEC official with first-hand knowledge of the talks,” the New York Times says Southeastern Conference presidents will meet Sunday about admitting Texas A&M to the league. The source said important issues being considered … Continue reading

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Mizzou all a twitter about free agent NFL deals

Former Missouri cornerbacks Kevin Rutland and Carl Gettis and former Tigers center Tim Barnes appear to have lined up free agent deals with NFL teams, according to several tweets Monday night, including a post from coach Gary Pinkel. “Congrats to … Continue reading

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Mocking Gabbert

A week before this year’s NFL Draft, there are no shortage of mock lineups to be found online. They’re almost as prevalent as last month’s bracket predictions for the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. But with former Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert … Continue reading

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Gabbert gets an SI cover shot

On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated unveiled on its Twitter feed the cover for its 2011 NFL Draft Preview, which publishes this week. Blaine Gabbert, the former Mizzou quarterback who is projected to be chosen high in this year’s draft, is featured … Continue reading

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ESPN’s Michael Kim discusses coaching search

Michael Kim isn’t sure what to tell his co-workers at ESPN when they ask him who he thinks Missouri’s next men’s basketball coach will be. “When (former Tigers coach) Mike (Anderson) left, I had so many people at ESPN coming … Continue reading

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More reports on Painter

ESPN is now reporting Purdue coach Matt Painter will meet with Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden on Tuesday in Florida about MU’s men’s basketball coaching vacancy. ESPN refers to a report the Kansas City Star in its post. WGN radio … Continue reading

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