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2015 Missouri football team to be honored with Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award

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Here are today's Mizzou Links.

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Kim Anderson: Stud swimmer.

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Big men simply refuse to come to Missouri

The Trib: Missouri target Kabadyundi signs with Texas Arlington

But wings don't!

PowerMizzou: Summer Sessions: Willie Jackson

Nerds

KOMU.com: NCAA data says MU student-athletes in football and men's basketball have been graduating at a higher rate.

The SEC has a new basketball chief

The Trib (Steve Walentik): SEC hires Liebovitz as associate commissioner for men's basketball

Mizzou Tigers pennant Football

ESPN.com: Sports Humanitarian of the Year and ENSPIRE awards nominations

For their efforts using sport to make a positive impact on society, San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns, New York Liberty center Tina Charles, Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap and Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul are the finalists for the Sports Humanitarian of the Year Award, ESPN announced Thursday. [...]

ESPN will broadcast the show at 7 p.m. ET on July 15. [...]

As part of the program, tennis icon Billie Jean King, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and the 2015 Missouri Tigers football team will be honored with the Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award.

I guess this serves as a reminder that while some people see the events of November as a "scandal," others very much do not.

The Trib: Tigers put turbulent fall behind them as Odom era dawns

The state, city and campus — not to mention the football team — are still feeling the aftershocks of the fall, when race relations at MU made international news and the team was one of the very public faces of the tumult.

“You can’t really put it behind you, but we turned gears from it after it happened,” sophomore quarterback Marvin Zanders said. “Now we’re just moving forward. I don’t foresee it happening any time in the future. Just a great experience. We’re just kind of focusing on this football right now.”

Yeah, EMU isn't good

The Trib (Blake Toppmeyer): Get to know a 2016 opponent: Eastern Michigan

But Darvis Holmes might be!

PowerMizzou: Film Room: Darvis Holmes

Mizzou Tigers pennant Step down, keep getting paid

The Trib: Jamieson to get paid through October

Post-Dispatch: Mizzou spells out terms of Jamieson's resignation

And speaking of getting paid...

The Trib: Howard excited about opportunity with Giants