• "SEC Nation" hosts a pep rally for Mizzou football fans

    Posted 7:04 PM 10/31/2014 by Karla Valcourt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Cheering fans could be heard downtown when "SEC Nation" came to the University of Missouri for a pep rally Friday.

    The network show arrived in Columbia Wednesday afternoon in preparation for an SEC packed weekend. On air production for the show began Friday afternoon.

    The (More)

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  • ESPN Radio host, SEC Nation analyst Paul Finebaum speaks at MU

    Posted 9:35 AM 10/31/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - ESPN radio personality and SEC Nation analyst Paul Finebaum spoke with MU students Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the Reynolds Journalism Institute. 

    Finebaum is visiting the University of Missouri for SEC Nation's live broadcast that will take place at the Francis quadrangle on (More)

  • "SEC Nation" brings national spotlight to MU

    Posted 7:16 AM 10/31/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri will have the spotlight Saturday morning when "SEC Nation" will broadcast from the Francis Quadrangle. While the show is an opportunity for exposure for the school, an MU official said it is an event that requires a lot of time and work to put together.

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  • Plans for dealing with head injuries vary at area high schools

    Do you feel your child's high school is properly prepared to handle injuries?

    Posted 8:55 PM 10/27/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter and Ky Bright, KOMU 8 Producer

    COLUMBIA - To some, the sound of two football helmets smashing into each other, gets the blood pumping. Football fans may find these hard hits fun to watch, but for the people wearing the uniforms, they could become a nightmare.

    Many parents worry when watching their child play sports (More)

  • MU student on ESPN's My Wish series hopes to meet Tebow again

    Posted 3:24 PM 10/30/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - One MU student remembers meeting Tim Tebow a few years back in Orlando, Florida.

    "I'd love to see him again, but I know he has a tight schedule with ESPN," Adam Hubbs said.

    Hubbs, a sophomore engineering student at MU from Millstadt, Ill. (More)

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  • Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Posted 2:43 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams elevated linebacker Korey Toomer and offensive lineman Brandon Washington to the active roster, among a flurry of moves in the wake of an injury-filled loss at Kansas City.

    The Rams on Wednesday also were awaiting the arrival of safety Mark Barron (More)

  • Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Posted 2:37 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith plans to practice Wednesday despite spraining his troublesome throwing shoulder in last weekend's victory over the St. Louis Rams.

    Smith landed on his right shoulder shortly before halftime. He received treatment in the locker room and (More)

  • Fans react to "Mr. Mizzou's" death

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Katie Moeller and Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Earlier today many local residents learned the news that "Mr. Mizzou" John Kadlec passed away at age 86.

    Richard King, owner of the Blue Note, was fortunate enough to meet Kadlec on a few occasions traveling to Missouri away games.

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  • Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Athletic Department remembered "Mr. Mizzou" Wednesday. Former assistant coach and player John Kadlec passed away early Wednesday morning. He was 86.

    The St. Louis native and lifelong Tiger, came to Mizzou in 1947 to play football under Hall of Fame (More)

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  • "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    Posted 8:57 AM 10/29/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou football player and color commentator John Kadlec, also known as "Mr. Mizzou", has died at 86.

    Kadlec was known as a beloved figure in the MU community for decades.

    Born October 22, 1928, Kadlec played on the offensive line for the Tigers from 1948-1950. (More)

  • Week ten Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    What is your favorite play of the week from week ten? Vote below.
    • Osage's Collin Samuelson's one-handed catch

      601 votes 54.3%
    • California's Walker Borghardt's long run

      476 votes 43.0%
    • Battle's Nash Sutherlin's touchdown

      30 votes 2.7%

    Posted 4:09 PM 10/27/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from the first week of Districts! Vote for your favorite play of the week and make sure to check KOMU 8 News at 6 on Friday for the results. 

  • Chiefs take down Rams in Governor's Cup battle

    Chiefs take down Rams in Governor's Cup battle

    Posted 3:30 PM 10/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Jamaal Charles ran for two touchdowns, Knile Davis returned a kick 99 yards for another score and the Kansas City Chiefs trounced the St. Louis Rams 34-7 on Sunday.

    Cairo Santos added a pair of field goals for Kansas City (4-3), including a career-best 53-yarder. Alex (More)

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