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10-01-2016 LSU Pregame

Mizzou’s Pinkel to resign at end of season, cites health

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Mizzou’s Pinkel to resign at end of season, cites health

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Gary Pinkel will step down at the end of the season because of health reasons. Pinkel and the Tigers announced the decision Friday afternoon and noted Pinkel had been diagnosed with lymphoma in May. The stunning move comes days after his team threatened to boycott Saturday’s game against BYU […]

Mizzou’s Pinkel to resign at end of season, cites health

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri coach Gary Pinkel will step down at the end of the season because of health reasons.

Pinkel and the Tigers announced the decision Friday afternoon and noted Pinkel had been diagnosed with lymphoma in May. The stunning move comes days after his team threatened to boycott Saturday’s game against BYU over concerns about racial strife on campus. Pinkel supported his players.

Pinkel said he had decided to resign before this week.

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