• Mizzou, Pinkel reach terms on restructured contract

    Mizzou, Pinkel reach terms on restructured contract

    Posted 6:27 PM 4/24/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri announced on Friday it agreed to a restructured contract for head football coach Gary Pinkel that includes both a pay raise and slight contract extension.

    Pinkel, who will turn 63 on April 27, is now under contract through Dec. 31, 2021 and will make (More)

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  • St. Louis stadium task force members remain optimistic

    St. Louis stadium task force members remain optimistic

    Posted 3:46 PM 4/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Leaders of the effort to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis say they remain optimistic about a plan that they say would keep a team and help redevelop a blighted part of the city.

    Members of the St. Louis stadium task force made their case directly to league officials in (More)

  • Chiefs' Dorsey still speaking with Houston's representatives

    Chiefs' Dorsey still speaking with Houston's representatives

    Posted 3:17 PM 4/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey says he's spoken to representatives of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston "in the last three days" as the sides negotiate a long-term contract.

    Speaking in advance of next week's draft, Dorsey said Friday that the lines of (More)

  • Chiefs' Houston skips report date for offseason program

    Chiefs' Houston skips report date for offseason program

    Posted 8:30 AM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs reported for the start of their offseason program on Monday.

    Well, most of them did.

    The most notable absence was All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston, who was given the franchise tag after a record-setting sack season. Houston still has not (More)

  • Suit seeks clarity on funding for St. Louis stadium

    Suit seeks clarity on funding for St. Louis stadium

    Posted 2:44 PM 4/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Regional Complex and Sports Authority is asking a court to clarify whether the city can contribute tax money for a new NFL stadium without a public vote.

    A lawsuit filed Friday seeks clarity as part of the effort to develop a new open-air stadium and keep the (More)

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  • Arrowhead, Kauffman stadiums' food service fires manager

    Arrowhead, Kauffman stadiums' food service fires manager

    Posted 12:24 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A food safety manager at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City says he was fired after complaining about dirty conditions.

    Jon Costa shared with ESPN's "Outside the Lines" a letter that he said came from his former employer, Aramark. The March 17 letter said (More)

  • Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Posted 8:32 AM 3/21/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri and University of Idaho have agreed to a single game for October 21, 2017. The game will be take place in Columbia as the final non-conference game of the season.

    In 2017, Missouri will be home to face Missouri State on September 2 and Purdue on (More)

  • Fans of St. Louis Rams want team to stay despite lower attendance

    Posted 12:27 PM 3/16/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters; Josh Matejka, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Many aspects of The St. Louis Rams are different since the team was known as "The Greatest Show on Turf."  There have been changes in coaching, ownership and, especially, fan support. Now, there are indications Rams owner Stan Kroenke might move the team to the Los Angeles (More)

  • St. Louis restaurant finds itself in stadium blueprint

    Posted 10:25 PM 3/15/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters

    ST LOUIS - A 90-year-old St. Louis restaurant finds itself a part of the Rams' proposed stadium plans, but the restaurant is not what is pictured on the blueprint.

    Al's is more than a restaurant. It is the oldest same family in the same location restaurant in St. Louis. Three generations (More)

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  • King Ram won't buy season tickets through Rams

    Posted 4:31 PM 3/15/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter; Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ST. LOUIS - Elvis Presley is the undisputed King of Rock and Roll. The legacy he left behind has helped one Rams fan create a character worthy of the Professional Football Ultimate's Fan Association.

    Dave King became a St. Louis Rams fan when the team moved from Anaheim, California to (More)

  • AP source: Chiefs give Ron Parker 5-year, $30M deal

    AP source: Chiefs give Ron Parker 5-year, $30M deal

    Posted 10:23 AM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs are bringing back versatile defensive back Ron Parker on a five-year, $30 million contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Chiefs have not announced the deal.

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  • Chiefs release former Pro Bowl WR Dwayne Bowe

    Chiefs release former Pro Bowl WR Dwayne Bowe

    Posted 2:17 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs released wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on Thursday, parting ways with a fan favorite who will finish his career as the franchise's third-leading receiver.

    Bowe would have counted $14 million against the salary cap this season, a massive number for a (More)

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