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University of Missouri officials have announced that system president Gary Forsee has resigned on January 7, 2011. The former Sprint Nextel chairman and chief executive who has been president of the four-campus system since February 2008, is leaving to care for his wife Sherry following a December cancer diagnosis. Steve Owens, the system's general counsel, will continue to handle Forsee's duties until a replacement is chosen.  UPI/University of Missouri

Emails Show Forsee Wanted to Keep Mizzou in Big 12

Kansas City business leaders tried unsuccessfully to keep Missouri from leaving the Big 12 Conference including former University of Missouri president Gary Forsee.


Kim English #24 of the Missouri Tigers celebrates after defeating the Baylor Bears to win the Big 12 Basketball Tournament March 10, 2012 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

No. 3 Tigers Leaving Big 12 with Championship

Kim English capped a phenomenal conference tournament with 19 points, Phil Pressey added 15 points and the fifth-ranked Tigers Baylor 90-75 to win their second championship in four years.


Ryan Boatright #11 of the Connecticut Huskies goes to the hoop for a basket against Cleveland Melvin #12 of the DePaul Blue Demons during their first round game of the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 6, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

March’s Madness in Full Swing This Week

The madness of March kicked off over the weekend with some wild finishes and the first NCAA tournament berths. Now, it’s time for the big boys to get going. After teams like No. 11 Murray […]


Kim English #24 and Michael Dixon #11 of the Missouri Tigers celebrate after a play during the game against the Oklahoma Sooners on January 3, 2012 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Mizzou Wins School-record 13th in Big 12

It was Missouri’s 13th Big 12 win, the most in school history. Finishing in second place would be the Tigers’ best regular-season performance since coach Norm Stewart’s final season, 1998-99.


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Multi-Million Dollar Payoff to Leave Big 12

Texas A&M and Missouri have agreed to pay $12.4 million each to leave the Big 12 and join the Southeastern Conference in July.


Dr. Brady Deaton Chancellor of the University of Missouri (R) and Mike Slive President of the SEC, celebrate after it was announced that Missouri has been accepted to participate in the Southeastern Athletic Conference during a celebration and press conference in Columbia, Missouri on November 6, 2011.  Missouri has been a member of the Big 6, Big 7, Big 8 and finally Big 12 for over 100 years but will join the SEC on July 1, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mizzou, Texas A&M to Pay $24.8M to Leave Big 12

Missouri waived any claims to revenue from the Big 12’s new television contract with Fox Sports and agreed to pay another $500,000 to cover officiating expenses for 2011-12.


J.T. Tiller #4 of the Missouri Tigers shoots a free throw as the crowd tries to distract him during the first half of a game against  the Kansas Jayhawks January 15, 2007 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Ex-players, Coaches Lament End to ‘Border War’

Bitter rivals will play for the final time in the regular season on Saturday when No. 3 Missouri visits fourth-ranked Kansas.





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