Sports feasibility study could bring revenue to Columbia

Posted 1:21 PM 11/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau will watch as the sports feasibility impact study will be presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.

In March, the CVB and Columbia Parks and Recreation teamed up to study how expanding or renovating ball parks, soccer (More)...

Five-year string of games to end in College Station for Missouri


Kaepernick fumbles into end zone as Rams win 13-10

Kaepernick fumbles into end zone as Rams win 13-10

Posted 4:26 PM 11/2/2014 by The Associated Press

SANTA CLARA, California (AP) - Colin Kaepernick fumbled at the goal line with 2 seconds remaining, and St. Louis sacked the San Francisco quarterback eight times on the way to a 13-10 upset over the 49ers on Sunday.

The Rams recovered, and the play was reviewed and upheld. The 49ers (4-4) (More)...

Alex Smith leads Chiefs past Mike Vick, Jets 24-10


"SEC Nation" kicks off Mizzou gameday

Posted 8:43 AM 11/1/2014 by Lauren Donovan, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans and SEC enthusiasts alike gathered at the Columns to cheer on the tigers. Saturday marked the first time ESPN's "SEC Nation" came to Mizzou's campus. 

"SEC Nation" is a show similar to the format of College Gameday, providing coverage on college football games (More)...

Missouri defeats Kentucky 20-10, takes SEC East lead

Ray breaks record in Missouri's win

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"SEC Nation" brings national spotlight to MU

Posted 5:16 AM 10/31/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri will have the spotlight Saturday morning when "SEC Nation" will broadcast from the Francis Quadrangle. While the show is an opportunity for exposure for the school, an MU official said it is an event that requires a lot of time and work to put together.


ESPN Radio host, SEC Nation analyst Paul Finebaum speaks at MU

"SEC Nation" hosts a pep rally for Mizzou football fans


MU student on ESPN's My Wish series hopes to meet Tebow again

Posted 1:24 PM 10/30/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - One MU student remembers meeting Tim Tebow a few years back in Orlando, Florida.

"I'd love to see him again, but I know he has a tight schedule with ESPN," Adam Hubbs said.

Hubbs, a sophomore engineering student at MU from Millstadt, Ill. (More)...


"Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

"Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

Posted 6:57 AM 10/29/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou football player and color commentator John Kadlec, also known as "Mr. Mizzou", has died at 86.

Kadlec was known as a beloved figure in the MU community for decades.

Born October 22, 1928, Kadlec played on the offensive line for the Tigers from 1948-1950. (More)...

Fans react to "Mr. Mizzou's" death

Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury


TARGET 8: Plans for dealing with head injuries vary by high school

Posted 6:55 PM 10/27/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter and Ky Bright, KOMU 8 Producer

COLUMBIA - To some, the sound of two football helmets smashing into each other, gets the blood pumping. Football fans may find these hard hits fun to watch, but for the people wearing the uniforms, they could become a nightmare.

Many parents worry when watching their child play sports (More)...


Week ten Friday Night Fever plays of the week

Posted 2:09 PM 10/27/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from the first week of Districts! Vote for your favorite play of the week and make sure to check KOMU 8 News at 6 on Friday for the results. 

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