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Pinkel lobbies for Missouri to resume playing rival KU

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Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel watches his defense during the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game against Toledo on Saturday, Sept. 7, in Columbia, Mo. Missouri won, 38-23.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel said he would like to resume playing rival Kansas, with the games held early in the season at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.
The rivalry ended after Missouri moved from the Big 12 Conference to the Southeastern Conference in 2012. Missouri officials have generally favored resuming the rivalry in football and basketball, while Kansas officials have shown little interest.
During a meeting Tuesday at The Kansas City Star ( ), Pinkel said reviving the rivalry would help the schools' financially and be good for fans.
"I don't make all ...

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