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1 hr ago | TheCelebrityCafe

ESPN apologizes for report on Michael Sam's showering habits

On Wednesday, ESPN apologized for a report the sports network did on the showering habits of St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam.

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8 hrs ago | Rock M Nation

Mizzou Links: Coach Kool can't believe there's only 3 days until SDSU

The University of Missouri on Tuesday held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the $45.5 million project, which university officials and representatives of contractor J.E. Dunn said would be completed on time and on budget for Saturday's football season opener against South Dakota State.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rock M Nation

2014 Missouri Walkthrough: Baggett is a field position weapon and ... college kicker

Andrew Baggett's kickoffs were a tremendous asset to Missouri in the field position battle in 2013; his place-kicking, meanwhile, alternated between fantastic and horrific.

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2014 Missouri Walkthrough: Brinser was strong in 2013, with a small October glitch

Bill C. : In replacing Trey Barrow with Christian Brinser, Mizzou fell from 32nd in Brian Fremeau's Punt Efficiency measure to 47th .

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Mizzou finds flexibility fielding hybrid Safeties and inverting the Nickel defense

In my last piece, where I examined Mizzou's defense in their Cotton Bowl victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys , I spent a lot of time and bandwidth figuring out something that you probably could have guessed: Mizzou spends a lot of time in the nickel with one less linebacker and one more safety on the field.

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Net Results 8-25-14: Recapping Mizzou Soccer at the Penn State Invitational

Good news! Mizzou learned from their offensive lapses against North Carolina, and were able to create more opportunities vs. Syracuse on Friday, outshooting the Orange 19-15.

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Morning Links: Jordan Clarkson, Gary Pinkel and 4 days to SDSU

In today's links you don't don't read, Jordan Clarkson signs with the Lakers, Mizzou released it's Depth Chart for SDSU to much fanfare, and Gary Pinkel deserves recognition, but seriously, not a single "Mammoth"? The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jordan Clarkson, the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, whose rights were acquired from the Washington ... (more)

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Morning Links - "D Line Zou", Maty Mauk, Tramaine Isabell, South Dakota State

Today has a full course of links you won't read including everyone talking about Mizzou's defensive line, Maty Mauk's passing accuracy, Darvin Ruise's weight, Tramaine Isabell's high school and waiting for Saturday Missouri Athletic Director Mike Alden and football Coach Gary Pinkel said Friday they knew about the 2008 rape allegation concerning ... (more)

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

River Front Times

Fan Promises Free Drinks Forever if Michael Sam Sacks Johnny Manziel, Sam Does Twice

Twitter user @SquareKnight made a boldly hyperbolic wager with the world before Saturday's matchup between the St. Louis Rams and the Cleveland Browns.

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2014 Missouri Walkthrough: Safety unit loaded with athletic freshmen

They will have to wait their turn, but Missouri has a foursome of exciting, athletic freshmen at the safety position.

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2014 Missouri Walkthrough: It's not too late for Browning and Ward

Cortland Browning and Chaston Ward drew practice praise early in their Mizzou careers, but it hasn't translated to on-the-field opportunity yet.

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Mizzou's Greatest, #6: Homecoming

Chester L. Brewer, MU's Director of Athletics, had a vision. To make the rivalry more interesting, the University would invite alumni to "come home" for the game.

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2014 Missouri Walkthrough: Webb is the rock of the defense

No, those honors belonged to his four-star cousin Tristen Holt. But while Holt was sent packing pretty early in his career, Webb has not only persevered, but thrived.

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2014 Missouri Walkthrough: Experienced safeties must remain steady

Youth at cornerback could put pressure on Missouri's safeties to pick up the slack.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Rock M Nation

35 Second Shot Clock: Local vs. National recruiting

Curious, who would #mizzou fans rather have given a choice: Blakeney or Whitt? High ranked local kid or 5 star? The responses leaned overwhelmingly towards Antonio Blakeney, which isn't surprising considering that many of us might still be a bit stung by the announcement that Whitt is headed to Arkansas from just a few days ago.

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NCAA denies Dorial Green-Beckham immediate eligibility at OU

Former #1 overall recruit Dorial Green-Beckham will be able to sit a year at Oklahoma and play in 2015, or declare for the 2015 NFL draft.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Gamedayr.com

Ten Bold SEC Football Predictions For 2014

So, yes, I am a Florida Gators fan, but I love SEC football as well. My best friend and I actually have a pact/goal of seeing every SEC stadium before I turn 40 on May 3, 2025.

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The Washington Post

Pinkel, Alden say protocol followed for Washington

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel and athletic director Mike Alden say they followed protocol when former running back Derrick Washington was accused of rape in 2008.

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ESPN

Mizzou officials: We've learned from mistakes

University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel acknowledged Friday he knew about a 2008 rape allegation against former running back Derrick Washington, but didn't discipline Washington because police didn't file charges.

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2014 Missouri Walkthrough: Penton is confident, fast, and young

Bill C. : We know that the Missouri passing game has struggled at times in fall camp, and we know that the second stringers haven't done just a ton of damage.

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