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Mizzou Links, 5-17-10

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Nick Tepesch image via <a href="">The Trib</a>
Nick Tepesch image via The Trib

It was a conflicting weekend -- it was largely successful for Mizzou athletes (Mizzou Softball made the Big 12 finals, Track & Field produced a couple of conference champions, and Baseball swept Nebraska), but it was a sad one for the Big 12 family as a whole, with the loss of Tobi Oyedeji.  As I mentioned yesterday, the A&M family is in our thoughts.  A couple of years ago, a player Mizzou was recruiting heavily (Florida's Dante Anderson) died in a similar manner, and it's pretty gut-wrenching whether you have any ties to the athlete or not.  Anyway, on to the links.

Mizzou Softball Links

  • Hosting in the Tourney! Softball to Host NCAA Regional
  • Mizzou 5, #14 Oklahoma State 0 Tigers Shutout Cowgirls, 5-0
  • Mizzou 11, #12 Texas 6 Tigers Advance to Championship Game
    The Missourian: Missouri advances to Big 12 title game
  • #11 Oklahoma 9, Mizzou 0 Mizzou Falls in Big 12 Title Game

Mizzou Baseball Links

  • Mizzou 2, Nebraska 0 Tepesch, Mizzou Record Shutout of Nebraska
    The Missourian: Pitcher throws shutout in Missouri victory
    The Trib: Tigers blank Huskers as Tepesch delivers first career shutout
  • Mizzou 12, Nebraska 7 Missouri Clinches Series
    The Trib: Lefty Fick comes through for Tigers
  • Mizzou 6, Nebraska 5 Mizzou Sweeps Huskers Missouri sweeps Nebraska
    The Missourian: Outfielder shows power in Missouri's sweep of Nebraska

Plus, a bonus Mizzou Baseball link: ESPN's Rob Neyer takes a look at the struggling Max Scherzer.

Mizzou Football Links

Oyedeji Links

  • The Dagger: Texas A&M recruit dies from injuries in head-on car crash after senior prom
  • My Fox Houston: Bellaire Star Oyedeji Passes away
  • Dallas Morning News: Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon on Oyedeji: 'I loved that kid'

Other Mizzou Links

  • Mizzou Track & Field Adcock, Rise Finish 1-2 in Big 12 Decathlon
    The Missourian: Missouri decathletes dominate second day of Big 12 Track and Field Championships
    The Trib: MU's Adcock edges teammate Rise for Big 12 decathlon title
    KC Star: Mizzou's Adcock wins Big 12 decathlon title Irwin's Win at 800m Highlights Day Three

Other (i.e. Expansion)

A lot of really interesting, substantive expansion links again, revolving around everything from BTN money, to MU-KU, to the potential Big 12 / Pac-10 arrangement.  And Dan Beebe's suckitude.