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How the Royals are using sports science to gain an advantage

In an effort to optimize training and increase productivity, the Royals pushed the start of workouts back an hour, from 10 to 11 a.m. They are hopeful the change will allow their players to sleep later and more comfortably. They are just the latest club to bet on the power of sleep and the science that suggests its import.

Vahe Gregorian

Hometown products stoke unique excitement around MU men’s and women’s basketball

This has become a season like no other for the combined forces of Missouri men’s and women’s basketball, each of which will be in the NCAA Tournament and each of which have been keyed by hometown presences. Robin Pingeton’s women’s team in particular has reached unprecedented heights in terms of fan interest, and anticipation for both teams is fevered going into the final weeks of the season.

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