Morning Sports Report - April 15, 2014

By Megan Rice |

Published 04/15 2014 05:45AM

Updated 04/15 2014 05:47AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- It's been one full weekend since Dorial Green-Beckham was released from the Missouri Tiger football team and still no word of Green-Beckham’s future plans.

The Hillcrest product helped Mizzou to a Cotton Bowl championship leading all receivers with 12 touchdown catches on the year.

The Tigers captured an SEC-East title after going 12-2 on the season and 7-1 in the conference.

Mizzou's spring black and gold game is this Saturday April, 19. The team looks to go on with out Dorial Green-Beckham.

"I mean obviously it will affect you but we are ready to move on,” says Maty Mauk, quarterback. “Each guy is going to step in to do their part to get better."

"We had some bad situations going on,” says Marcus Murphy, running back. “But it is just important to remember that even on and off the field you are always a Tiger and there are always eyes on you."

Missouri State Director of Athletics Kyle Moats has renewed his contract.

Moats has been the director of athletics for the Bears since July of 2009.

His new agreement is for an indefinite term. The director of athletics new salary will be roughly $160,000.

Monday, the Cardinals opened up a series against one of the hottest teams in baseball, the Brewers.

Milwaukee had won 9 straight going into the game.

The Cardinals go on to win 4-0 behind Lance Lynn.

Lynn had 11 strike-outs in 7 innings of work.

And the Springfield Redbirds bounced back after Sundays loss to the Hooks.

Winning 2-1 over Corpus Christi.

Pitcher Kurt Higher with the victory.

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