• The Extra Point: Game of the Week: School of the Osage at Moberly

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: School of the Osage at Moberly

    Posted 12:07 AM 8/29/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    MOBERLY - Friday night's high school game of the week features Moberly and Blair Oaks. Coming off one of the best seasons in school history, Moberly lost to Blair Oaks in week one while Osage blew out Fulton by 27 at home.

    KOMU 8 News will be covering most of this week's games with a (More)

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  • Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week two

    Posted 12:13 PM 8/28/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter & Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Two mid-Missouri high schools are trying to build up their football programs, Tolton and Battle. For details, click the video to the left for this week's Opening Drive, KOMU 8 Sports' weekly high school football show, which is making its online debut this week.

    You can also find (More)

  • Chiefs' bus involved in accident

    Chiefs' bus involved in accident

    Posted 8:26 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    GRAND CHUTE, Wis. (AP) - Authorities say a bus taking the Kansas City Chiefs to their Wisconsin hotel was involved in an accident.

    The Outagamie (awt-ah-GAY'-mee) County sheriff's office says it was escorting the Chiefs' five buses from the airport to the hotel Wednesday afternoon when a (More)

  • Missouri opens season with veteran D-line

    Missouri opens season with veteran D-line

    Posted 5:01 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - After the loss of Michael Sam and Kony Ealy to the NFL, No. 24 Missouri is hoping to again turn heads and lead the Southeastern Conference in sacks and tackles for loss.

    Markus Golden highlights a defensive line that features three seniors and a junior atop the depth (More)

  • Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn

    Chiefs sign veteran offensive guard Mike McGlynn

    Posted 2:37 PM 8/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have signed veteran guard Mike McGlynn to help stabilize their shaky offensive line while waiving reserve offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk.

    McGlynn, who was released by Washington on Tuesday, played for Chiefs coach Andy Reid with the Philadelphia Eagles (More)

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  • Faurot Field east side expansion reaches completion

    Faurot Field east side expansion reaches completion

    Posted 10:11 PM 8/26/2014 by Chelsea Vaughn, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - For more than 88 years, Faurot Field has been the home to many athletes, coaches, families, students, faculty and staff.

    Tuesday, the cut of a ribbon symbolized the beginning of something new. Since its opening in 1926, Faurot Field has experienced many upgrades, but the (More)

  • Reid could leave Chiefs' starters in vs. Green Bay

    Reid could leave Chiefs' starters in vs. Green Bay

    Posted 10:02 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Jamaal Charles has confidence that the Kansas City Chiefs offense will be in synch when the regular season rolls around a week from Sunday.

    Evidently, so does Andy Reid.

    The Chiefs' coach said Tuesday that he is unlikely to play any of his starters in Thursday (More)

  • Lions acquire Egnew off waivers

    Lions acquire Egnew off waivers

    Posted 9:57 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    ALLEN PARK, Michigan (AP) - The Detroit Lions made a pair of waiver claims Tuesday, acquiring former Dolphins tight end Michael Egnew and former Eagles fullback Emil Igwenagu.

    Egnew, the former Missouri tight end, played in all 16 games for Miami in 2013, making seven catches for 69 yards. (More)

  • Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

    Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

    Posted 3:19 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a distinct possibility with the start of the regular season just a week away.

    Smith said earlier in training camp that (More)

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  • Chiefs trim three to get to 75-man roster limit

    Chiefs trim three to get to 75-man roster limit

    Posted 3:14 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived offensive tackle Ryan McKee and defensive backs Kevin Rutland and Damond Smith on Tuesday to reach the 75-man roster limit.

    McKee was trying to make a comeback in the NFL after spending last season working as an assistant coach at North (More)

  • Hill confident he can run Rams offense

    Hill confident he can run Rams offense

    Posted 12:29 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Shaun Hill has been here before. A career backup quarterback, Hill is certain he will be able to successfully run the St. Louis Rams' offense after Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending knee injury during the weekend.

    Hill has been forced into an extended relief role for (More)

  • Friday Night Fever Week One Plays of the Week

    Watch the video and vote for your favorite Friday Night Fever play from week one!

    Posted 10:23 AM 8/25/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week one Friday Night Fever plays of the week! Watch the video and vote and be sure to watch Friday Night Fever each Friday night for all your local football coverage. 

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  • W. Basketball. Women's Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule

    Mizzou Women's Basketball and head coach Robin Pingeton announced the 2014-15 schedule on Friday (Aug. 29) following the release of the SEC slate by the league office. Mizzou will face eight NCAA Tournament teams this season, and the Tigers will see an exciting non-conference slate before opening league play. The...

  • Cross Country. Tigers XC Travel to Illinois for Season Debut

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou cross country program is set to open the 2014 campaign this week as they travel to Champaign, Ill., on Friday (Aug. 29) for the Illlini Challenge. The meet will serve as a dual between the two Midwest Region programs on the Fighting Illini's home course...

  • Softball. Gillis Named New Mizzou Softball Assistant Coach

    Mizzou Softball will welcome the addition of Doug Gillis to the program's coaching staff in the role of assistant coach, head coach Ehren Earleywine announced Thursday.

  • W. Gymnastics. Adrianne Perry Added as Volunteer Assistant Gymnastics Coach

    Former Missouri All-American and Big 12 Conference champion Adrianne Perry has joined the Mizzou gymnastics coaching staff as a volunteer assistant, Head Coach Shannon Welker announced on Wednesday. Perry, a Columbia, Mo., native, competed for the Tigers from 2006-00.

  • W. Soccer. Soccer Continues Season with Two Games in Texas

    The Mizzou soccer team continues its 2014 campaign with a pair of games in Texas this weekend. On Friday, Aug. 29, the Tigers face TCU at 7 p.m. in Fort Worth, Texas, followed by a match at SMU on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. in Dallas, Texas.