Former University of Missouri football player and assistant football coach John Kadlec, shown in this April 12, 2014 file photo, had died at the age of 86 in Columbia, Missouri on October 29, 2014. UPI/FILES/Bill Greenblatt

John Kadlec ‘Mr. Mizzou’ Dies at Age 86

John Kadlec, the St. Louis native who went from a University of Missouri offensive guard in 1947 to the color commentator on the Tigers Radio network for 16 years, died at the age of 86 this morning.

10/29/2014

Illinois Illini head basketball coach John Groce watches the final seconds of a game against the Missouri Tigers at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on December 21, 2103. Illinois won the Annual Braggin' Rights game 65-64.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Illinois Basketball Returns 11 Of 15

Coach John Groce hoping to get team back into NCAA Tourney in 2015

10/29/2014

LEXINGTON, KY - OCTOBER 25: Preston Smith #91 of the Mississippi State Bulldogs celebrates a sack during the game against the Kentucky Wildcats at Commonwealth Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Lexington, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Is There Really A SEC Bias Problem?

Is there is a bias toward the SEC that continues to have an impact on the polls? The thought has been around for some time now, but at some point even the most skeptical of college football fans probably needs to come to the realization that the best teams just happen to play in the SEC.

10/28/2014

Getty/Joe Robbins file

Illini Basketball Court Damaged

Storm water backed up inside State Farm Center, which is currently under renovation

10/28/2014

Mike Kelly (CBS Radio)

Sports On A Sunday Morning: Brian Elliott, Kevin Demoff, Damon Bruce, EJ Gaines, Trent Green, Randy Covitz & Dan McLaughlin

Blues goaltender Brian Elliott on last night’s win, Rams COO Kevin Demoff & KC Star Randy Covitz on Rams & Chiefs, Damon Bruce & Dan McLaughlin on World Series, EJ Gaines & Trent Green on Rams & hear from Gary Pinkel, Maty Mauk, Ken Hitchcock & David Backes.

10/26/2014

Tyrin Stone-Davis #2 of the Illinois Fighting Illini runs the ball as Logan Hutton #17 of the Minnesota Golden Gophers pursues at Memorial Stadium on October 25, 2014 in Champaign, Illinois.  Illinois defeated Minnesota 28-24. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)

Illinois Stuns Minnesota, 28-24

Wearing new “Gray Ghost” uniforms, Illini score first conference win of season

10/25/2014

Missouri Tiger Bud Sasser yells out in joy after catching a touchdown pass in the third quarter against the Vanderbilt Commadores at Farout Field in Columbia, Missouri on October 25, 2014.   UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mizzou Wins Homecoming Game 24-14

Tigers top the Commodores of Vanderbilt before a crowd of 65,264

10/25/2014

Geronimo Allison #8 of the Illinois Fighting Illini celebrates after making a touchdown during the first quarter against the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Illinois Hosting 6-1 Minnesota For Homecoming

Gophers clicking while Illini struggle

10/25/2014

Charles Harris #91 is embraced by Harold Brantley #90 and Markus Golden #33 of the Missouri Tigers after Charles Harris completed on a sack on third down against Georgia Bulldogs early in the third quarteron October 11, 2014 at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Missouri Looking to End Home Woes

Tigers (5-2) set to play Vanderbilt (2-5) for Homecoming game

10/24/2014

New University of Missouri Chancellor R Bowen Loftin speaks to Mizzou Alumni during a meet and greet in St. Louis on March 12, 2014. Loftin, who began his tenure on February 1, comes to the Columbia, Missouri campus from Texas A&M where he held the post of President. Loftin becomes the 22nd chancellor of Mizzou and succeeds Brady Deaton. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mizzou Chancellor On SEC Commish Search Team

R. Bowen Loftin picked for 5-person panel to find Mike Slive’s replacement

10/23/2014

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