• Rams' upset bid turned back by Gilchrist, Chargers

    Rams' upset bid turned back by Gilchrist, Chargers

    Posted 8:11 AM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The St. Louis Rams were 4 yards away from another upset.

    Journeyman quarterback Shaun Hill dropped back to pass and Kenny Britt flashed across the middle.

    Strong safety Marcus Gilchrist swooped in and it was game over.

    Gilchrist intercepted journeyman Shaun (More)

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  • No. 19 Missouri outlasts Tennessee 29-21

    Posted 10:24 PM 11/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (AP) - Missouri found a way to win on the road once again.

    Now, the 19th-ranked Tigers return home with a chance to earn their second straight trip to the Southeastern Conference championship game.

    Maty Mauk threw a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown passes (More)

  • Missouri vs. Tennessee: news, scores and stats

    Missouri vs. Tennessee: news, scores and stats

    Posted 4:42 PM 11/22/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - The No. 20 Missouri Tigers are two wins away from clinching back-to-back SEC East championships. The Tigers are on the road to take on a 5-5 Tennessee team that is coming off a 50-16 win against Kentucky. The Volunteers have plenty of young talent, headlined by sophomore (More)

  • WBIR staff show their Mizzou roots

    Posted 10:50 PM 11/21/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - On the field, the Missouri Tigers and Tennessee Volunteers don't have a huge rivalry. Saturday marks only the third time in the two schools' history they've ever met. But, one television station in Knoxville, Tenn., takes this game extra seriously. 

    WBIR is the NBC (More)

  • Battle reaches state championship in just second season

    Posted 10:32 PM 11/21/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Battle's varsity football team is headed to the Division 5 state championship game. After finishing 5-4 in its inaugural season, the Spartans have a chance to win the title in just their second season. 

    Led by running backs Nash Sutherland and Marshall Willingham, Battle (More)

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  • High school football state semifinals scores

    High school football state semifinals scores

    Posted 9:55 PM 11/21/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Three area teams played in their respective state semifinal Friday night and one more plays Saturday. Take a look at the match-ups. 

    Battle - 34, Ladue - 6. The Spartans will play Nixa on November 28 at 7:30 for the Class 5 State Championship.

    Westran - 48, Penney - (More)

  • U.S. Army All-American Bowl means more to MU football commit

    Posted 8:12 PM 11/20/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    LEE'S SUMMIT - Missouri football commit Drew Lock, a quarterback from Lee's Summit High School, was presented with a jersey on Tuesday for the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl on January 3, 2015.

    Lock, (More)

  • Chiefs defensive line still shutting teams down

    Chiefs defensive line still shutting teams down

    Posted 2:45 PM 11/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kevin Vickerson has been a part of some stellar defensive fronts, whether he was playing next to Albert Haynesworth and Jevon Kearse in Tennessee or Von Miller and Elvis Dumervil in Denver.

    Still, the Kansas City Chiefs are on pace to do something that neither of those (More)

  • TE Coffman to talk to NFL about $30,000 fine

    TE Coffman to talk to NFL about $30,000 fine

    Posted 9:24 AM 11/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    NASHVILLE (AP) - Titans tight end Chase Coffman insists running into a Ravens' assistant was an accident and he will talk to the NFL about his $30,000 fine.

    Fox Sports first reported the fine Sunday. The former Missouri football player spoke Monday night after the Titans lost 27-24 to (More)

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  • Hansbrough scores SEC weekly award

    Hansbrough scores SEC weekly award

    Posted 6:18 PM 11/17/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The SEC rewarded a Missouri Tiger on the offensive side of the ball for a change.

    Russell Hansbrough won the SEC Offensive Player of the Week award after piling up 199 yards and two touchdowns against Texas A&M in a 34-27 victory Saturday.

    This is the first time (More)

  • Rams surprise Manning, Broncos 22-7

    Rams surprise Manning, Broncos 22-7

    Posted 3:27 PM 11/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Shaun Hill was effective in his first start since regaining the quarterback job and the St. Louis Rams defense made life miserable for Peyton Manning in a 22-7 victory over the AFC West-leading Denver Broncos on Sunday.

    Rookie Tre Mason had 29 carries for 113 yards, the (More)

  • Chiefs defense preserves 24-20 win over Seahawks

    Chiefs defense preserves 24-20 win over Seahawks

    Posted 3:22 PM 11/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs stopped the Seattle Seahawks on fourth down three times late in the fourth quarter Sunday, holding on for a tense 24-20 victory in a matchup of playoff contenders.

    Jamaal Charles ran for 159 yards and two touchdowns, and Knile Davis also ran for a (More)

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