Vahe Gregorian: Cuonzo Martin is right on time for Mizzou

Six years ago, Missouri saw Cuonzo Martin as a backup candidate to replace Mike Anderson. But Martin had already been offered the Tennessee job when Matt Painter rejected Missouri, and he wasn’t going to go back on his word. That tells a lot about who he is, where he’s from and perhaps where MU is going.

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A block from future tiny houses, veterans help veterans

Kevin Jamison of the Veterans Community Project shows off new outreach center, renovated from an old auto-parts store just a block from site of future Veterans Village.
Rick Montgomery The Kansas City Star
A block from future tiny houses, veterans help veterans 1:34

A block from future tiny houses, veterans help veterans

Postgame reaction from McDonald's All-American Game MVP Michael Porter Jr. 3:01

Postgame reaction from McDonald's All-American Game MVP Michael Porter Jr.

Royals' Danny Duffy happy with final outing at spring training 0:58

Royals' Danny Duffy happy with final outing at spring training

Billy Preston feels more prepared for KU after McDonald's All-American Game 2:02

Billy Preston feels more prepared for KU after McDonald's All-American Game