Missouri bill would strip scholarships if athletes strike

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A state representative is proposing a bill that would take scholarships away from Missouri student athletes if they refuse to play. Republican Rep. Rick Brattin pre-filed the legislation last week in response to a threatened strike in November by the University of Missouri football team. The bill would require colleges…

Gary Pinkel To Hold News Conference On His Retirement

Columbia, MO  (KTRS)  Head Mizzou Coach Gary Pinkel is is expected to speak more about his decision to retire during a news conference later this morning. Pinkel announced his retirement on Friday, claiming it’s based on health reasons. He was diagnosed in May with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. KTRS will carry the 10:30 a.m. news conference live.