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Once again, the question of the NFL's pre-eminence — even existence — has been raised with the retirement of Chris Borland, a very good player, who has walked away from the game and millions of dollars at the age of 24 in order to preserve his health, or more specifically, his brain.

The NCAA has announced a proposed settlement under which the Penn State football team's 112 wins from 1998 through 2011 that were thrown out amid the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal will be restored. The move would restore late coach Joe Paterno as the most successful coach in major college football history.

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  Michael Sam dismissed the thought that his sexuality has cost him a spot in the NFL.

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Football fans can expect an enhanced mobile experience while attending future games at Faurot Field. To support the growing demand of wireless devices and services, AT&T expanded its mobile internet coverage in the stadium. AT&T upgraded the Distributed Antenna System, known as DAS, during the off season. Sports fan Kelly Hurrell said she has noticed the improvements.

"I remember last year the first season we were at the stadium you wouldn’t be able to get calls in and out very easily or text messages in and out very easily, but now it's no big deal at all," Hurrell said.

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Henry Josey watched helplessly from the sideline last fall, rehabbing from a serious knee injury, while Missouri was getting pushed around in its first SEC season.

The senior running back’s legs produced the go-ahead score in a win that put the fifth-ranked Tigers in the SEC championship game.

The University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will get a $8.3 million donation from the family of a former chairman of the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

The University of Missouri Department of Intercollegiate Athletics will get a $8.3 million donation from the family of a former chairman of the University of Missouri Board of Curators.

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The arrests of three Missouri football players accused of smoking marijuana on campus has some students questioning how the school handles what is a fairly routine university infraction.

The St. Louis Rams announced today via their official Twitter account that they will not be playing a select number of home games in London in the 2013-2014 seasons:

Tiger Town canceled due to lack of funds

Aug 2, 2012
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The Tiger Town events that were planned to be held in downtown Columbia this fall to correspond with two home football games have been canceled due to a lack of funding. In a press release, head organizer Greg Steinhoff said it took them substantially more time to define the event, leaving less time to sell the event to potential donators. He said that despite the hard work by the organizers they came up short of the financial commitments necessary to stage the event.

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St. Louis Rams owner and Columbia resident Stan Kroenke  says there’s no reason for him to comment right now on the likelihood the St. Louis Rams will remain in the city.

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel has pleaded guilty to a Class B misdemeanor charge for driving while intoxicated Wednesday night.