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Missouri AD Mike Alden grateful, regretful in stepping down

Missouri athletic director Mike Alden, left, laughs with University of Missouri chancellor R. Bowen Loftin, right, during a press conference announcing the resignation of Alden, Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. Alden plans to leave in August but will remain at Mizzou as an instructor in its College of Education and an administrator in a new global service-learning program.(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — At times overcome by rare displays of emotion, Missouri athletic director Mike Alden said Friday he has reached “the perfect time” to step down after 17 years.

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Rampone, Rapinoe sidelined for France, England exhibitions

CHICAGO (AP) — American defender Christie Rampone and midfielder Megan Rapinoe will miss the U.S. team’s exhibition games at France and England next month along with suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo.

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Harrison twins lead No. 1 Kentucky to 69-53 win over Mizzou

Kentucky coach John Calipari, right, discusses the play of Devin Booker, left, as Booker is taken out of the game during the first half of an NCAA college basketball matchup against Missouri on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The way his team rolled over Missouri when they met a couple weeks ago, Kentucky coach John Calipari anticipated the Tigers throwing a few haymakers in the rematch.

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Shattenkirk lifts Blues past Predators in shootout

St. Louis Blues' Kevin Shattenkirk, right, scores past Nashville Predators goalie Carter Hutton during a shootout of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in St. Louis. The Blues won 5-4 in a shootout.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk scored the winner in the shootout to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night.

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Missouri AD Mike Alden to step down after 17 years

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri athletic director Mike Alden is stepping down after a 17-year tenure marked by several high-profile coaching hires, significant facility upgrades and the school’s 2012 move from the Big 12 Conference to the SEC.

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