missouri football

michael sam
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President Barack Obama is praising University of Missouri football player Michael Sam for announcing he is gay before the NFL draft.

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MU's morning homecoming football game this weekend may have a negative economic impact on downtown Columbia businesses.

Texas gov campaigns for Mo. AG candidate

Sep 25, 2012
Rick Perry
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Missouri Republican Ed Martin is getting help in his run for state attorney general from Texas Governor Rick Perry. Martin and Perry campaigned Monday in Columbia.

Martin, a St. Louis lawyer who was chief of staff to former Governor Matt Blunt, is challenging Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster. At Bleu Restaurant Monday, Perry compared Martin’s campaign to an SEC football event.

 Former University of Missouri running back Derrick Washington has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic assault against an ex-girlfriend.