Gary Pinkel: I'd planned to coach for a "long, long time"

Gary Pinkel: I'd planned to coach for a "long, long time"

Posted 10:24 AM 11/16/2015 by Annie Hammock, KOMU 8 Interactive Director

COLUMBIA - A tearful Gary Pinkel said Monday telling his football team he had lymphoma and was retiring was "awful" and "remarkably emotional."

"I was a wreck," The Mizzou head coach said at a news conference at Mizzou Arena.

Pinkel said, for now, he will embrace healthy times and (More)...


Chiefs crush Manning, Broncos 29-13

Chiefs crush Manning, Broncos 29-13

Posted 6:39 PM 11/15/2015 by The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs prevented Peyton Manning from getting the one record he really wanted, trouncing the Denver Broncos 29-13 Sunday on the strength of five (More)...

Long plays by Miller, Langford help Bears past Rams 37-13

Missouri caps week with victory over BYU


Missouri fans at game react to protests and Pinkel's resignation

Posted 6:19 PM 11/14/2015 by Rose Schmidt and Laura Barczewski, KOMU 8 Reporters

KANSAS CITY – Fans came from all over Missouri to watch the MU football game against BYU Saturday.

The game has been highly anticipated since the team threatened to boycott. Defensive back Anthony Sherrils tweeted last Saturday announcing the team would not play until UM System (More)...


Local Scores: Friday, November 13, 2015

Local Scores: Friday, November 13, 2015

Posted 9:38 PM 11/13/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area for Friday, November 13, 2015:

Men's College Basketball:

Missouri 83, Wofford 74

Lindenwood (IL) 82, Missouri (More)...


Pinkel resigns after 15 years

Posted 6:35 PM 11/13/2015 by Chris Gervino, KOMU 8 Sports Director

COLUMBIA – After 15 years at the University of Missouri, Gary Pinkel is resigning as head coach of the Missouri Tigers at the end of the season.

Pinkel, 63, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma cancer of the blood in May. After consulting with his family in late October he decided (More)...

Timeline highlights Pinkel's coaching career

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