university of missouri athletics http://kbia.org en Green-Beckham won’t be charged in burglary investigation, witness fears possible backlash http://kbia.org/post/green-beckham-won-t-be-charged-burglary-investigation-witness-fears-possible-backlash <p>Columbia police announced Thursday that no arrests will be made in a burglary investigation involving Missouri receiver Dorial Green-Beckham.</p><p>“Based on the information obtained during the investigation there will be no arrests made in this case,” Columbia Police spokeswoman Latisha Stroer said in a news release.</p><p>Coach Gary Pinkel announced the junior receiver’s indefinite suspension Monday for an unspecified violation of team rules.</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:06:47 +0000 Philip Joens & KBIA Sports Extra desk 51161 at http://kbia.org Student attendance is down at collegiate athletic events http://kbia.org/post/student-attendance-down-collegiate-athletic-events <p>College athletic programs across the country are witnessing a troubling trend in student attendance according to The Wall Street Journal.&nbsp; Students aren&rsquo;t showing up to the games like they have in the past.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 20:35:52 +0000 Tiege Dooley-Panko 42149 at http://kbia.org Student attendance is down at collegiate athletic events Are the Hearnes Center's days numbered? http://kbia.org/post/are-hearnes-centers-days-numbered <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.columbiatribune.com/sports/mu/q-a-with-mu-athletic-director-mike-alden/article_9c32752e-023d-11e3-8171-10604b9f6eda.html">Columbia Daily Tribune reports</a> University of Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is considering the "future and the viability" of the 41-year-old Hearnes Center now that the school's men's and women's basketball teams call Mizzou Arena home.</p><p>Alden says the field house named for former Governor Warren Hearnes is expensive to maintain and has high energy costs. He acknowledged the real estate next to Memorial Stadium may have more value as the university modernizes its athletic facilities. Mizzou Arena opened in 2004. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 13:28:42 +0000 Associated Press 38741 at http://kbia.org Are the Hearnes Center's days numbered? MU Police warn of fake football tickets http://kbia.org/post/mu-police-warn-fake-football-tickets <p>Some Mizzou football fans got <em>less</em> than they bargained for at last Saturday’s game. MU Police received several reports of fraudulent tickets after the game against the University of Georgia. Those with fake tickets were turned away at the gate. MU Police Captain Brian Weimer says it’s only when you look at a real ticket next to a fake one that you may be able to tell the difference. Thu, 13 Sep 2012 21:06:11 +0000 Gina Cook 21138 at http://kbia.org MU Police warn of fake football tickets