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Frank Haith announced today he will be the head coach at Tulsa

The big question raised today was, will the University spend a lot of money to find a high profile coach, or will they budget for less and take an assistant head coach.

When Frank Haith started coaching for Mizzou three years ago, his salary was a little over one million dollars per year.

Right before Mike Anderson left for Arkansas, Mizzou offered Anderson two million dollars to stay.

Today,…

Officials confirm Frank Haith is leaving MU

University of Missouri officials have confirmed MU's head basketball coach, Frank Haith, is leaving for The University of Tulsa. MU Athletics Director Mike Alden got a text from Haith Friday morning saying he was taking the job in Tulsa. Coach Tim Fuller will take over his spot as interim head coach.

Mark Teixeira, New York Yankees

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Report: Teixeira coming off DL Sunday

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is set to come off the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, according to MLB.com.

Missouri head coach Frank Haith

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Haith departure puts Missouri back on the coaching search

Alden begins search for a new men's basketball coach immediately, but would not offer a time frame for the search.

Colin Kaepernick, Super Bowl XLVII, San Francisco 49ers

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49ers-Kaepernick contract talks on hold

Contract talks are on hold between the San Francisco 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick, according to NFL.com.

Aldon Smith, San Francisco 49ers, 2012

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Report: 49ers unlikely to pick up Smith's option

The San Francisco 49ers are not expected to pick up their 2015 contract option on linebacker/defensive end Aldon Smith, ESPN reported Friday.

Chris Johnson

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Jets RB Johnson out to quiet critics

One day after signing a two-year contract with the New York Jets, Chris Johnson spoke about what will drive him with his new team.

Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers

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Mattingly concerned about Puig threats

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said he is concerned about right fielder Yasiel Puig over reports that he has receiving death threats since joining the team last year.

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Report: Kerr expects to be Knicks' coach

TNT analyst Steve Kerr expects to be the next coach of the New York Knicks, according to the New York Post.

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Missouri's Haith headed to Tulsa

Missouri coach Frank Haith confirmed to ESPN.com Friday that he verbally agreed to take the vacant job at Tulsa.

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