Originally written on STLSportsMinute  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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Love talking Mizzou football?  Check out theRealSportsLounge.com! College football is big business. Really big business. The sport is about as popular as any, including NFL football and Major League Baseball. College football dominates the activities of sports fanatics on Saturday's throughout the fall. For those involved, business is good. With big business comes big pressure. The pressure to win. The pressure to perform. The pressure to play through injuries from fans, media, and yes, even sometimes head coaches. Such pressure on a collegiate athlete does not sit well with some, especially after an incident this weekend in Columbia, Missouri. University of Missouri junior quarterback James Franklin declined a pain killer injection in his ailing shoulder prior to Mizzou's 24-20 victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils. The news came in an on-field interview with Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel. Franklin's decision to skip the shot ultimately caused him to miss the...
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