Posted 3:40 PM 2/24/2014 by The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jadeveon Clowney made things tougher for Johnny Manziel and the other potential No. 1 picks Monday.
The former South Carolina star ran the fastest 40-yard dash time of the defensive lineman. NFL.com reported the unofficial time at 4.47 seconds. NFL Network said it was (More)
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Posted 2:08 PM 2/22/2014 by The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Michael Sam says he wants to be known as just a football player, hopeful his sexuality soon won't be a story.
The defensive end from Missouri made his first public appearance Saturday since announcing he's gay. He said at the NFL scouting combine he's not worried about (More)
Posted 4:11 PM 2/21/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs general manager John Dorsey says he does not anticipate using the franchise tag to keep one of the team's free agents, something they've done each of the past three seasons.
After speaking at the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis, Dorsey addressed (More)
Posted 5:13 PM 2/20/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers football team will be well represented at the NFL Scouting Combine. Seven players from Missouri's Cotton Bowl squad will make the trip to Indianapolis this weekend.
Gaining an invite to the so called "Underwear Olympics" is an important step onto the path (More)
Posted 10:10 PM 2/15/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - Michael Sam received a standing ovation when he appeared on the arena video boards during Missouri's basketball game against Tennessee on Saturday.
The All-America defensive end who could became the first openly gay player in the NFL, later a blew a kiss to the student (More)
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Posted 3:39 PM 2/14/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have signed restricted free agent Richard Gordon to a one-year contract to provide depth at tight end, a position where they struggled through injuries much of last season.
The team had not announced the deal Friday, but NFLPA records indicate Gordon will (More)
Posted 2:45 PM 2/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Gregg Williams is returning to the Rams as defensive coordinator for the first time since he lost his job in New Orleans as fallout from the bounty scandal.
The Rams announced the hiring Wednesday. A news conference introducing Williams will be Thursday. He will replace (More)
Posted 5:52 PM 2/10/2014 by Nick Chabarria, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Callers from around mid-Missouri offered their support Monday to former Mizzou football player Michael Sam on KTGR's The Big Show.
"A group of young men, like a typical university like Mizzou can deal with something like this and not turn it into something negative. It (More)
Posted 5:30 PM 2/10/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - Members of the Missouri football team and the athletic department showed their support for former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam Monday. Sam made the announcement Sunday he is gay with the help of ESPN. Since the announcement, several players, students and officials from the (More)
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Posted 7:27 PM 2/9/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA -- Missouri defensive end Michael Sam revealed on Sunday, he is gay. Sam made the announcement in a report by ESPN's "Outside the Lines." The Associated Press SEC Defensive Player of the Year came out stating: "I am an openly, proud gay man." Sam told players and coaches at the (More)
Posted 6:22 PM 2/7/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have parted ways with veteran defensive back Dunta Robinson, who never lived up to expectations last season.
They also signed Canadian Football League wide receiver Weston Dressler.
Robinson just finished the first year of a $13.75 million (More)
Posted 1:14 PM 2/6/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have signed Canadian Football League star Weston Dressler to a futures contract, hoping he can bolster a relatively weak wide receiver corps.
The 28-year-old Dressler has spent the past six years in the CFL, where he caught 442 passes for 6,531 yards and (More)
After nearly two months on the road, the Mizzou tennis team returns home to host three matches this weekend. On Friday, March 7, the Tigers play host to No. 7 Vanderbilt at 5 p.m. Then on Sunday, March 9, Tigers then face No. 22 Kentucky at 10 a.m. and Bradley...
The ninth ranked Missouri Tigers will make the trip to Kent State University this weekend in hopes of defending their 2013 Mid-American Conference Champions title at this year's conference tournament.
Mizzou volleyball sophomore outside hitter Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) was one of 12 players selected to the USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team's Tour of China, as announced by USA Volleyball on Thursday (March 6). Kan, the reigning SEC Freshman of the Year and an honorable mention All-American, was one of...
For the first time since its conception in 2009, a Mizzou Tiger has received votes for the prestigious Bowerman Watch List, as released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Thursday. Although she fell just outside of the ten women on the list itself,...
The University of Missouri System Board of Curators has approved an amended contract for Head Football Coach Gary Pinkel that will keep him patrolling the Mizzou sideline through Dec. 31, 2020.