Posted 2:39 AM 10/28/2014 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - It's now or never for the Kansas City Royals in game six of the World Series.
The Royals are behind 3 to 2 overall in the series, so they have to win Tuesday night to play for the title.
Miles Figg grew up as "the lone Royals fan in his friend group" in Jefferson City (More)
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Posted 4:58 PM 10/27/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals turn to a 23-year-old rookie to save their season, but not just any 23-year-old rookie: the hardest-throwing starting pitcher in the major leagues.
Yordano Ventura gets the ball Tuesday night with the Royals trailing 3-2 in the World Series, the same position (More)
Posted 10:23 PM 10/26/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead.
Bumgarner struck out eight and walked none in improving to 4-0 in four (More)
Posted 7:43 PM 10/26/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals have confirmed outfielder Oscar Taveras has been killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.
Posted 11:37 PM 10/25/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The plan this postseason has been pretty straightforward for the Kansas City Royals: Take an early lead and then hand the game over to a terrific trio of hard-throwing relievers.
A four-run third inning provided the lead Saturday night. But starter Jason Vargas got (More)
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Posted 10:58 PM 10/24/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.
It won them a wild card and the American League pennant. And now, it has (More)
Posted 9:56 AM 10/24/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.
No splash shot.
"We were definitely trying to hit 'em," the Kansas City first baseman (More)
Posted 4:35 PM 10/23/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY - Twenty-nine years of patience paid off for Kansas City Royals fans. The Royals not only made it to the World Series, but the team has also showed it can compete with the San Francisco Giants.
Patience especially paid off for one of Mid-Missouri's biggest Royals' fan Don (More)
Posted 11:13 AM 10/23/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - The 2014 World Series wasn't the only World Series in Kansas City Wednesday.
The 118th American Royal Livestock Show kicked off in Kansas City, an event with strong ties to the 2014 American League champions. While the Kansas City Royals played their first game in 1969, their (More)
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Posted 1:54 AM 10/23/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.
The one (More)
Posted 2:51 PM 10/22/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - It has been 29 years and for one Royals fan, Tuesday and Wednesday were worth the wait. Andy Muelleman is a junior at the University of Missouri and from Kansas City.
Muelleman has been a Royals fan all of his life and for the first time, gets to watch the boys in blue in the (More)
The Mizzou gymnastics team recorded nine career highs had three season best event scores to propel the Tigers wins over Lindenwood and host SEMO.
Mizzou Men's Basketball (7-13, 1-6) continues at home in Mizzou Arena with Ole Miss on Saturday, Jan. 31, tipping off at 3 p.m. on Fox Sports Net.
NEW YORK CITY, NY - The Tigers are taking a lot of momentum into day two of the Armory Track Invitational, as they closed the first day of competition on Friday (January 30) with yet another school record performance from junior LaQuisha Jackson, event wins by senior Jill Rushin and...
Mizzou tennis finished 1-1 Friday afternoon in Wichita, Kan. after splitting a pair of non-conference matchups. The Tigers dropped a 6-1 contest to No. 43 Wichita State in morning play, but bounced back nicely later in the afternoon with a 5-0 victory over Creighton.
Mizzou head soccer coach Bryan Blitz announced that Kelsey Dossey (Plainfield, Ind.), a National Soccer Coaches Association of America High School All-American goalkeeper, has signed with the Tiger program. Dossey, who recently attended U.S. Soccer's Women's Youth National Team Goalkeeper Camp, is already enrolled at the University of Missouri and...