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Headline Of The Day: 'Trimmer Tigers Aim To Stay In Fat City'

John Henderson of the Denver Post has the headline of the day talking about the Missouri Tigers: Trimmer Tigers Aim To Stay In Fat City. For a fat city like Denver, that headline seems a little critical of Columbia.

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His story is about the nutrition program being established at Mizzou. Apparently, former Mizzou players would come back from the NFL and they would all be thinner.

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Gary Pinkel took that as a hint that maybe he should tighten the ship around campus with a nutrition specialist.

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She taught them simple lessons. For instance, if after dinner you can use your napkin to grease an International Harvester, it won't help your performance.

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The players bought in.

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"I get phone calls at 2 a.m: 'I don't know what to have, cheese and crackers, pizza rolls or just go to bed,' " Heit-meyer said. "I'd say, 'Hang up and go back to sleep.' "

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Man, college wouldn't be the same without the buffets, late-night food runs and nearly all-fast food diet that I'm some (not me) employed.

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