Time Warner Cable reached an agreement Wednesday with ESPN to carry SEC Network, leaving DirecTV as the only major cable or satellite provider in the Kansas City area without rights to air the channel.
Missouri athletic director Mike Alden said Friday he was aware of a sexual assault allegation against a football player six years ago and that he informed the then-chancellor at MU. But MU never conducted an investigation, as required by Title IX, into the alleged rape, which became public Thursday as part of an ESPN story. “Today, I am aware of all of that,” Alden said of the mandatory-reporting requirements.
Former Missouri running back Derrick Washington denied a rape allegation that surfaced Thursday as part of an ESPN “Outside the Lines” story about deficient Title IX reporting practices at MU. “It’s very frustrating, because I thought I had moved on from that and all of this was over with,” Washington, a Raymore-Peculiar graduate, said Friday by phone.
New allegations against former Missouri running back Derrick Washington surfaced Thursday as part of a report by ESPN’s “Outside the Lines,” which also said MU officials didn’t properly handle an alleged sexual assault as required by Title IX.
This “motion picture review” of MGM’s “The Wizard of Oz” appeared Sunday, Aug. 20, 1939, in The Kansas City Star. The film played a one-week exclusive engagement starting Aug. 18 at Loew’s Midland theater, 1228 Main St.
Consistency remains the aim for Missouri’s offense, because that’s what has been lacking during the first two scrimmages of football training camp. The Tigers’ attack, which averaged close to 40 points per game last season, has scuffled with new starters at every skill position and two of the three offensive line spots.
Columbia native Jimmy Whitt, a senior point guard at Hickman High School, has spurned his hometown university, Missouri. The four-star recruit who is ranked No. 52 nationally in the class of 2015 by Rivals.com announced Tuesday he had committed to Arkansas and former Tigers coach Mike Anderson.
Missouri defensive tackle Lucas Vincent played in 25 games as a redshirt freshman and sophomore, but his impact was minimal. Vincent, an Olathe North graduate, totaled 14 tackles, including two for a loss, during those first two seasons. Things changed last year.
Missouri senior wide receiver Darius White was regarded as one of the nation’s best wide receivers prospects in high school. Four patience-testing seasons later, White believes he’s poised for a breakout campaign.
Missouri sophomore cornerback Aarion Penton grew up in the northern St. Louis suburbs, where protesters and police have clashed for four days after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old, Michael Brown.