Missouri begins $98 million football upgrades

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    The national champion baseball team is giving its centrally located land to football. It is only fair that they be allowed to finish their season before you demolish their old stadium.

    Baseball and football in the long run end up with more land and better facilities.
     
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      Me to but unfortunately it takes 18 months to build the new stadium. That probably means they cannot tear down till after next baseball season.
      Since baseball gave up strategic land to football I doubt they will have to play next season on inferior fields.
       
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        They should be happy with then ten million in football money forna coach and fifty million to build them a new empty stadium.

        Every year we delay is that much farther into the second lost decade of football.
         
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          Strategic land? What the hell is that? Baseball has no right to anything.

          Fair? Fair to whom? Is it fair to football that the money that sport brings in is funding a new stadium for baseball and that the timeline is negatively impacting football?

          Serious questions: does your cat hate football and if so why?
           
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            They should have bulldozed the fvkking baseball field a week ago and started on the football complex.

            Baseball loses a mil a year. They should consider themselves damn lucky they are getting a new complex at all. They can wait a year if they have to.
             
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              I can’t wait to start competing with Missouri in the facility’s arms race. Only 3 short years....
               
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                You couldn't make this shyt up.

                If I had told you this in the 90s, you would have laughed at me.

                A top 10 income program, STILL. And we are run by slumlords.
                 
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                  This is horse crap. They don't wanna make a better one. They want an excuse to drag their feet. Then they throw out a couple excuses and guys like jhbird just take it in as the gospel. Idk why the uaa or whoevers in charge of spending just keep hiring bad coaches and let our facilities rot. Then brag about all sports trophys lol.
                   
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                    Flat out absurd. The baseball stadium should have already been raised and construction for the football facility should be underway. Just need an open field to play base baseball. Shouldn't be too hard to find that within a 10 to 15 mile radius.
                     
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                      Actually, it is white students that are not enrolling more so in real numbers. AA's were 10% and are now 6% but it is the decline in white student enrollment that is driving the numbers so far down.
                      Mizzou is getting it from both sides. AA's because of Ferguson, etc. and white students because of the way Mizzou allowed protesting students to take control of the faculty and administration.

                      So Mizzou had a race problem and then they made it worse by capitulating to the mobs instead of fixing their problems appropriately.

                      They deserve the misery regardless of which side you support. Academia out of control..........
                       
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                        You’re looking at this all wrong! Does Missouri have a baseball or softball or lacrosse stadium as nice as ours? Of course not! #winning
                         
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                          I have a dog. Hate cats. Allergic to them. I like football much more. Played baseball and football. Should be fair to the baseball national champions. Because of the money situation football is getting the centrally located land near the football stadium. Makes more sense long term. We have a top baseball coach who has produced at the highest level. No need to treat him like garbage.
                           
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                          No need to treat him like royalty, either. Football is in crisis mode; baseball can wait. It's outrageous that we're still kicking the can down the road while facing the prospect of losing two decades of football due to Foley's incompetence. The time to start fixing the facilities problem for football was yesterday, but hey at least we'll catch Mizzou in three to four years. Maybe.
                           
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                            Is there anyone here who doesn't think this is a lie? I'm surprised your nose didn't go right through your computer screen.

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                              We are. We used football money to make him the highest paid coach in the land.

                              We also are using football money to build him a 50 mil stadium...for a program that loses 1-2 mil a year already.

                              He IS already getting treated like fvkking royalty.... with football money.

                              They can play at GHS or Santa Fe for a year while they wait on football money to build them the new baseball Taj Majal. Frankly, it will be the premier baseball facilities. The football facility will be maybe top 40-50.
                               
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                                Anyone think Foley retired because he saw the writing on the wall and didn’t want to diminish his standing in the eyes of guys like Byrd when it all came crashing down? His mismanagement after the mid-00s might have a decade-plus long impact, assuming we don’t become a total afterthought permanently. Stricklin needs to aggressively fix the main issues (dorms, weight room) while trying to outfox Bama and Georgia on the next generation of facilities. Trying to play catch up will only ensure we stay permanently behind.
                                 
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                                  Wrong. All you have to do is call the guy and confirm.
                                   

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