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6/22/2016

Lue to return to Mexico for "Home Court Shout Out" celebration

Lue to return to Mexico for "Home Court Shout Out" celebration

Posted 10:25 PM 6/22/2016 by Laurel Bloom, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

MEXICO - Cleveland Cavaliers head coach and Mexico native Tyronn Lue will return to his hometown on July 2nd. 

The city will throw a homecoming celebration for Lue called "Home Court Shout Out."

Lue recently led the Cavaliers to the 2016 NBA championship, the first for the team (More)

6/21/2016

Cardinals stop 5-game slide with 3-2 victory over Cubs

Cardinals stop 5-game slide with 3-2 victory over Cubs

Posted 6:22 PM 6/21/2016 by Associated Press

CHICAGO (AP) – Brandon Moss and Jhonny Peralta homered against John Lackey, and the St. Louis Cardinals stopped a five-game slide by holding off the Chicago Cubs for a 3-2 victory on Monday night.

Aledmys Diaz added an RBI single and Jaime Garcia (5-6) pitched into the seventh inning (More)

6/19/2016

NFL player Sylvester Williams gives back to Jefferson City

NFL player Sylvester Williams gives back to Jefferson City

Posted 5:54 AM 6/20/2016 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - Sylvester Williams has accomplished a lot as a football player.

The Denver Broncos starting nose tackle wrapped up his third NFL season with a Super Bowl triumph as his team beat the Carolina Panthers, 24-10.

"The feeling of winning is unbelievable (More)

6/17/2016

Hamels pitches Rangers to 1-0 win over Cardinals

Hamels pitches Rangers to 1-0 win over Cardinals

Posted 9:32 PM 6/17/2016 by Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rougned Odor homered and Cole Hamels pitched 7 2/3 innings as the Texas Rangers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 on Friday night.

Hamels (7-1) allowed three hits while striking out six and walking three. He lowered his road ERA to 1.64 this season and turned in (More)

6/16/2016

TARGET 8: Analyzing student-athlete graduation rates

TARGET 8: Analyzing student-athlete graduation rates

Posted 9:09 PM 6/16/2016 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA — The NCAA tracks the likelihood of college athletes playing professionally depending on the sport.

In 2016, more than 480,000 students participated in college athletics and their chances of playing professionally are listed below. 

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