Posted 4:52 PM 10/21/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter and Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
KANSAS CITY - We asked viewers on our Facebook page what their favorite Kansas City barbeque place was, and Oklahoma Joe's came away the big winner.
The barbecue joint opened its doors Tuesday morning to a pack of hungry baseball fans eager to indulge in Kansas City-style barbecue.(More)
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Posted 9:11 AM 10/21/2014 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - Tuesday is game one of the World Series. It's the first time in nearly 30 years that the Royals will be there, bringing back fond memories for many Kansas City fans.
Alison Schenkelberg is an MU Law student originally from Kansas City. She said she grew up going to games with (More)
Posted 8:25 AM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.
Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout.
Posted 8:04 PM 10/20/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter
BOONVILLE - The Kansas City Royals have made it farther than the St. Louis Cardinals in post-season baseball for the first time in 29 years, but this won't make it any easier to find the Royals on the dial for the 2014 World Series.
There are only three Royals affiliate radio stations in (More)
Posted 10:39 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, sending the San Francisco Giants to the World Series with a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
These every-other-year Giants clinched the NL Championship Series in Game 5 and (More)
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Posted 7:00 PM 10/16/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter & Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Mid-Missourians trying to get their hands on a piece of baseball history ran into trouble Thursday morning.
Fans have cleaned stores out of the Kansas City Star's front page dedicated to the Royals first World Series berth in 29 years.
KOMU called three Hy-Vee's, Barnes (More)
Posted 1:47 PM 10/16/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Adam Wainwright is determined to forget about his frustrating October outings and get back to the dominant postseason pitcher he used to be.
The Cardinals ace is confident he made some key adjustments in a bullpen session Monday and will return to form when he starts (More)
Posted 11:10 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October - even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.
Strange as it might look sometimes, San Francisco finds a way to score just enough.
Posey drove in three runs and capped another (More)
Posted 7:07 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile.
After nearly three decades spent as one of the game's biggest laughingstocks, the Kansas City (More)
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Posted 8:20 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain capped the AL Championship Series with his best catch yet: an MVP trophy.
The smooth center fielder snagged MVP honors after helping the Kansas City Royals to a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory Wednesday.
Along with making a (More)
Posted 10:23 PM 10/14/2014 by Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.
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Posted 7:34 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon. These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October.
An errant throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th (More)
The No. 5 Mizzou wrestling squad makes their way to Troy, N.Y. this Saturday for the 2014 Northeast Duals. Head Coach Brian Smith and his Tigers will compete in four duals, including a matchup against No. 19 Oklahoma.
Mizzou volleyball closed its season with a 3-2 (27-25, 25-23, 21-25, 21-25, 12-15) loss to Alabama on Wednesday night (Nov. 26) at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers were led by sophomore Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii), who tallied her 19th double-double of the season, matching the school record for double-doubles in...
Mizzou kept host school Chaminade at an arm's length throughout the Tigers' final game at the EA Sports Maui Invitational, outrunning the Silverswords down the stretch for a 74-60 victory.
The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team is ranked third nationally in the Nov. 26 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) NCAA Division I Men's Team Rankings, the CSCAA announced on Wednesday. The No. 3 ranking is the highest in program history, besting the No. 7 ranking the squad...
Mizzou volleyball sophomore All-American Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) was named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year, as announced by the SEC office on Wednesday (Nov. 25). Kan shares the award with Florida's Holly Pole and Texas A&M's Shelby Sullivan. This is the second major academic award for Kan this year...