Posted 3:54 PM 1/23/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
MOBILE, Alabama - Former Missouri running back Marcus Murphy has been named as a replacement for the North team at the Senior Bowl, which will be played Saturday in Mobile, Alabama.
Murphy won the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, given to college football's most versatile player. The redshirt (More)
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Posted 6:43 PM 1/21/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football schedule has a new opponent in 2016 and 2020, the Eastern Michigan Eagles.
David Morrison of the Columbia Daily Tribune tweeted that MU Assistant Athletic Director Bryan Maggard said the two schools are "working on an agreement."
Posted 5:05 PM 1/18/2015 by The Associated Press
OXON HILL, Maryland - Two huge video screens flanked a banner that stretched about the length of a third-and-long and hung behind the dais at the front of an expansive ballroom.
On the banner and the screens were the logos of the five wealthiest and most powerful conferences in college (More)
Posted 9:36 AM 1/17/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff
PHILADELPHIA - Former Missouri and current Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will make hi first-ever trip to the NFL Pro Bowl.
On Friday, the Eagles announced Maclin will replace Denver's Demaryius Thomas because of injury.
During his comeback-season Maclin set NFL (More)
Posted 8:18 PM 1/15/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs will continue to spend training camp on the campus of Missouri Western after the school's board of governors approved a three-year contract extension Friday.
The decision will keep the Chiefs heading north of Kansas City through 2017. Their (More)
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Posted 4:30 PM 1/14/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
PULLMAN, Washington (AP) - Washington State has hired Alex Grinch of Missouri to be defensive coordinator.
"I'm excited to join the Washington State football program and thank Coach Leach for the opportunity. It's time to get to work to produce a defense that Cougar fans can be proud of," (More)
Posted 4:23 PM 1/14/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Missouri and current New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson is replacing injured Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy in the Pro Bowl.
The Jets announced Wednesday that Richardson, who was originally selected as an alternate, will play in the (More)
Posted 12:26 PM 1/10/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Losing an NFL team would have a minimal economic impact in St. Louis, experts say. They acknowledge the blow to the region's psyche would be far greater.
The future of the NFL in St. Louis is up in the air now that Rams owner Stan Kroenke has joined in a development group (More)
Posted 4:03 PM 1/9/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and the Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Plans have been unveiled for a new open-air football stadium in St. Louis along the Mississippi River as the city ups its bid to either keep the Rams or lure a new NFL team.
The plan announced Friday said the stadium would cost at least $860 million. Private sources and (More)
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Posted 7:25 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
ORLANDO - Bud Sasser has emerged as Maty Mauk's go-to receiver as the senior wide out easily leads the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns this season. However, he almost gave it up in high school, and at one point, he even told his high school coach that he wasn't going to play (More)
Posted 7:37 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
ORLANDO - There are about 110 players on a division 1 football team. To make one of these teams and then have an impact is obviously something not many football players across the nation get the chance to even do.
How about leaving behind a legacy? That's difficult and up for discussion (More)
Posted 7:45 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
ORLANDO - Many of Missouri's players got the chance to see the sights in Orlando, Florida and have somewhat of a vacation. For others, it was a chance to go home, and for Florida native Sean Culkin, his family got to be a part of his trip.
"I can't wait," Culkin said. "I'm about two hours (More)
LEXINGTON, Ky. - In only their third meet weekend of the indoor season, the Mizzou Track & Field men and women have already began re-writing the record books, leaving little doubt that there is much in store in the months and years to come. The Tigers closed out the second...
Fresh off another big top-10 victory, No. 3 Mizzou wrestling wraps up their weekend slate Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center against Northern Illinois. Action is set to begin at 1 p.m. (CT), and can be seen online for free at MizzouNetwork.com.
Another thriller was added to the history books in the still-growing Arkansas-Mizzou rivalry as the Razorbacks defeated the Tigers, 61-60, Saturday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. The loss puts Mizzou at 7-12 (1-5, SEC) on the season.