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November 6, 2011

The SEC released a statement saying the conference’s presidents and chancellors unanimously agreed to welcome Missouri into the league effective July 1, 2012.

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- After weeks of waiting, Missouri’s move to the Southeastern Conference became official on Sunday.

The SEC released a statement saying the conference’s presidents and chancellors unanimously agreed to welcome Missouri into the league effective July 1, 2012.

November 1, 2011

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Big East is ready to start adding members after spending the last month and a half losing them.

A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press the Big East will invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force for football only and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports in upcoming days. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the conference was not ready to announce its plan.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Big East is ready to start adding members after spending the last month and a half losing them.

A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press the Big East will invite Boise State, Navy and Air Force for football only and SMU, Houston and Central Florida for all sports in upcoming days. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the conference was not ready to announce its plan.

October 25, 2011

The Big 12 has approved bringing in West Virginia to replace Missouri when the Tigers complete their move to the Southeastern Conference, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

The Big 12 has approved bringing in West Virginia to replace Missouri when the Tigers complete their move to the Southeastern Conference, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither the school nor the Big 12 had announced that its board of directors unanimously approved inviting West Virginia when Missouri's spot comes open.

July 7, 2011

 

NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL teams owners and players’ association leaders met for another long negotiating session Thursday, hoping to finally break the labor lockout that has now lasted more than 16 weeks.

As NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFLPA chief DeMaurice Smith joined in the sixth set of recent talks between the two sides, a regularly scheduled conference call involving players in a lawsuit against the league was planned for Thursday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.

June 9, 2010

Last April in the DM, journalism major J. B. Clark wondered “Why on Earth would someone who is working toward a writing-based degree have to take nine hours of calculus and 12 hours of science (each class in a different scientific field)?”

 

The AP article on Rural Health Care hadsome gross errors that were corrected later by the AP. The following is my response and a copy of the correction.

 

Journalistic Incompetence