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The Big Show: Dave Matter

Jan 9, 2016; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers head coach Kim Anderson in the game between the Missouri Tigers and the Auburn Tigers during the first half at Mizzou Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to discuss Kim Anderson’s future as the coach of the Mizzou basketball team. Dave also explained why he’ll be watching the offense more closely than the defense during spring football. PODCAST:

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Best of The Sports Wire: March 5th, 2016

Feb 13, 2016; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers head coach Kim Anderson reacts to a call during the second half of a game against the Tennessee Volunteers at Mizzou Arena. Missouri won 75-64. Mandatory Credit: Timothy Tai-USA TODAY Sports

Kim Anderson’s future at Mizzou is unclear. What are the pros and cons of keeping Anderson at MU? Jeff and BK gave their thoughts on that. Plus, what should Mizzou be looking for in a replacement if they go that route? Plus, the guys discuss the trade value for the Cardinals & Royals, and a hypothetical on which NFL QB …

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The Sports Wire: Eno Sarris

Feb 19, 2016; Surprise, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura (30) throws during a workout at Surprise Stadium Practice Fields. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Eno Sarris of Fangraphs and BeerGraphs joined Jeff and BK on The Sports Wire to discuss Yordano Ventura’s impressive curveball, Eno’s worries about Adam Wainwright coming back from injury, why Fangraphs hates the Royals, and the guys end the age-old debate of the best domestic light beer. PODCAST:

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Best of The Big Show: March 4, 2016

Mar 1, 2016; Baton Rouge, LA, USA; Missouri Tigers head coach Kim Anderson talks with a referee in the first half against the LSU Tigers at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Mandatory Credit: Crystal LoGiudice-USA TODAY Sports

Mizzou finishes out the regular season tomorrow versus Florida. Can the Tigers finish out the year on a high note? Matt and BK give their thoughts on Senior Night. Plus, if you were offered a hypothetical deal that would result in your favorite team making it to the World Series, but losing when they get there… Would you take it? …

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The Big Show: Mark Simon

Feb 25, 2016; Surprise, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson poses for a portrait during photo day at Surprise Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Mark Simon of ESPN’s Sweet Spot Blog joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to give his thoughts on Ian Kennedy’s deal, the Jarrod Dyson injury and Kolten Wong’s contract extension. PODCAST:

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The Big Show: Gabe DeArmond

Feb 20, 2016; Fayetteville, AR, USA; Missouri Tigers guard Terrence Phillips (1) and guard Namon Wright (12) and guard Cullen vanLeer (33) listen to instructions from Tigers head coach Kim Anderson in the first half of a game with the Arkansas Razorbacks at Bud Walton Arena. The Razorbacks won 84-72. Mandatory Credit: Gunnar Rathbun-USA TODAY Sports

Gabe DeArmond of PowerMizzou joined Matt and BK for his weekly appearance on The Big Show to discuss Kim Anderson’s job security, the Mizzou basketball program’s scholarship situation and the Mizzou women’s basketball team’s SEC Tournament loss. PODCAST:

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Best of The Big Show: March 3rd, 2016

Oct 10, 2015; St. Louis, MO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (16) before game two of the NLDS against the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The Mizzou women’s basketball team loses in the opening round of the SEC Tournament. What does it mean for the Tigers’ NCAA Tournament hopes? Matt and BK discussed what’s next for Robin Pingeton’s squad Thursday on The Big Show. The guys also give their thoughts on Kolten Wong’s contract extension, Jarrod Dyson’s oblique injury and the Mizzou men’s basketball team’s final …

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Mizzou Spring Football Preview: Running Backs

Nov 14, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers running back Ish Witter (21) runs the ball during the first half against the Brigham Young Cougars at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time since 2010, Missouri’s backfield will not feature Henry Josey, Marcus Murphy or Russell Hansbrough. The Tigers’ running backs will look quite different in 2016 than they have in the past. Barry Odom has stated multiple times that he intends on recruiting and utilizing bigger and more physical backs than Gary Pinkel has used in the past. …

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The Big Show: Steve Walentik

Feb 27, 2016; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers guard Namon Wright (12) dribbles the ball around Texas A&M Aggies guard Danuel House (23) during the second half at Mizzou Arena. The Aggies won 84-69.  Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Steve Walentik of the Columbia Daily Tribune joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to preview Mizzou versus LSU. Steve also gave his thoughts on D’Angelo Allen’s transfer, the need for more talent on the roster and whether or not the Tigers should accept their scholarship restriction in 2016 or 2017. PODCAST:

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