Quote of the Day

"A lot of people, myself included, were very open to going to Kansas City. But their bid simply was not on par with St. Louis."
-– Missouri State AD Kyle Moats, on the Missouri Valley Conference’s decision to keep its men’s basketball tournament at Scottrade Center for at least the next three years. (Springfield NEWS-LEADER, 7/10)
Thursday July 10, 2014 Vol. 20 — No. 210 Print This Issue

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