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Mizzou forward Michael Porter Jr.’s shot-making sets him apart

University of Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. was bumped from 2017 top-recruit status, but Tigers fans shouldn’t fret. Porter’s scoring prowess, fueled by a penchant for difficult shot-making, should bring plenty of renewed life to Mizzou Arena.

College Sports

Frank Broyles, who integrated Mizzou football team before Arkansas career, dies at 92

Frank Broyles, who guided the University of Arkansas to its lone national football championship and later molded the overall program as its athletic director, died Monday at the age of 92. Prior to a 52-year career with the Razorbacks, Broyles coached one season at Missouri, guiding the Tigers to a 5-4-1 record and integrating the program by recruiting running backs Norris Stevenson and Mel West.

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Mizzou’s new cornerbacks eager to prove inexperience won’t hold them back

Both of the University of Missouri football team’s starting cornerbacks from last season graduated, but the Tigers’ returning players — including senior Logan Cheadle and sophomores DeMarkus Acy and Christian Holmes — are eager for the opportunity to pick up the baton. Mizzou might not have as much experience at the position, but co-defensive coordinator/secondary coach Ryan Walters is excited about the athleticism at the position.

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Mizzou’s Walter Palmore impresses with size, aptitude for depth-challenged defensive line

University of Missouri junior defensive tackle Walter Palmore missed the first four days of practice as he awaited NCAA clearance, but he stepped onto the field and immediately impressed his Tigers’ teammates and coaches during the weekend. Palmore, who is 335 pounds and quickly picked up Mizzou’s playbook, projects as a potential impact player for the interior D-line rotation this season.

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Mizzou broadcasts will remain on KMBZ in Kansas City market

The University of Missouri explored moving its football and men’s basketball game broadcasts to KCSP-610 AM, which recently announced it no longer would carry University of Kansas games. But Learfield Communications, which secures the Tigers’ broadcast affiliates, decided the best place for Mizzou was to remain with the status quo on KMBZ.

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Mizzou's Barry Odom on maturing as a coach

University of Missouri football coach Barry Odom said he gave the team a mid–training camp break yesterday, a decision he would not have made last year, but he was pleased that the Tigers responded with one of the best practices of camp Thursday at Memorial Stadium.
Tod Palmer The Kansas City Star
Mizzou's Barry Odom on maturing as a coach 2:04

Mizzou's Barry Odom on maturing as a coach

Mizzou's Barry Odom on preparations for the first scrimmage, Missouri State 3:08

Mizzou's Barry Odom on preparations for the first scrimmage, Missouri State

Mizzou LB Kaleb Prewett shrugs off concerns about his size at linebacker 2:09

Mizzou LB Kaleb Prewett shrugs off concerns about his size at linebacker

Mizzou's Barry Odom pleased with new DT Walter Palmore 3:12

Mizzou's Barry Odom pleased with new DT Walter Palmore