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July 29, 2014

NCAA suspends Copelin whole season

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on July 29, 2014 at 6:05 p.m.

Missouri football announced Tuesday the NCAA has suspended sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin for the entire 2014 season. Copelin said in a news release that he was suspended because he used a nutritional supplement that, while legal, is not approved by the association. “This was a stupid mistake on my ...

July 17, 2014

Four football Tigers on preseason All-SEC lists

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on July 17, 2014 at 10:36 a.m.

Four Missouri football players were named to preseason All-Southeastern Conference lists, the conference announced Thursday. Junior center Evan Boehm, senior defensive end Markus Golden, senior running back Marcus Murphy and senior kicker Andrew Baggett received the honors. The lists are voted on by members of the media at SEC Media ...

July 10, 2014

Two named to pre-Season award watch lists

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on July 10, 2014 at 12:48 p.m.

Thursday morning, Missouri junior center Evan Boehm and senior defensive end Markus Golden were named to a pair of preseason award watch lists. Boehm was one of 64 players named to the Outland Trophy watch list, awarded to the college football’s top interior offensive lineman. The junior from Lee’s Summit, ...

July 9, 2014

Mizzou, Purdue announce two-game football series

Posted to Sports Blog by Jason Lowenthal on July 9, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.

Missouri and Purdue University announced Wednesday the creation of a two-game, home-and-home football series beginning in 2017. The Boilermakers will visit Faurot Field Sept. 16, 2017, while Mizzou will travel to Ross-Ade Stadium the following year on Sept. 15. “We’re pleased to add a quality opponent such as Purdue to ...

June 26, 2014

Former Mizzou player Jabari Brown not selected in 2014 NBA Draft

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 26, 2014 at 11:16 p.m.

Former Missouri guard Jabari Brown went unpicked in the NBA Draft Thursday. Brown was named first team all-Southeastern Conference last season after leading the conference in scoring. He averaged 19.9 points and 4.43 rebounds per game. Brown was third in the conference in three-point shooting percentage, at 41 percent. An ...

Wizards select Clarkson in NBA Draft, but headed to Lakers

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 26, 2014 at 10:38 p.m.

The Washington Wizards selected former Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th pick in 2014 NBA Draft Thursday. The pick was reportedly made for the Los Angeles Lakers. “What an incredible honor for Missouri to have Jordan Clarkson selected in tonight’s NBA Draft,” Mizzou coach Kim Anderson said in a ...

June 6, 2014

Two Tigers selected on second day of MLB Draft

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 6, 2014 at 6:40 p.m.

Two Missouri baseball players were selected by professional teams Friday, the second day of Major League Baseball’s annual amateur draft. Junior pitchers Brett Graves and Keaton Steele were selected by the Oakland Athletics and Minnesota Twins, respectively. Graves was a third round selection, pick No. 101 overall. Steele went in ...

May 18, 2014

Razorbacks sweep Missouri

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on May 18, 2014 at 6:36 p.m.

Behind a two-run single in the 11th inning, No. 24 Arkansas (35-21, 16-14 Southeastern Conference) completed its sweep of Missouri (20-33, 6-24) Saturday with a 7-5 win. Late offense had also proven to be the difference in the first game of the series, when the Razorbacks used a ninth inning ...

May 11, 2014

Cocks sweep Tigers

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on May 11, 2014 at 11:28 p.m.

A third loss on the weekend, and a fourth straight conference sweep – that’s the recent story for Missouri baseball. Missouri (20-30, 6-21 Southeastern Conference) fell 2-1 to No. 11 South Carolina (39-13, 16-11) on a walk-off hit Sunday. The loss finished off a sweep by the Gamecocks, and the ...

May 10, 2014

Missouri falls to No. 11 South Carolina for 11th straight conference loss

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on May 10, 2014 at 6:43 p.m.

Mistakes add up, and so do losses. Missouri knows that. Two unearned South Carolina runs were the difference Saturday, as the Tigers (20-29, 6-20 Southeastern Conference) fell to No. 11 Gamecocks (38-13, 15-11) 3-1. The loss marks the 11th straight SEC loss. The Tigers scored the first run of the ...