Posted 7:00 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY - Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe missed his third straight day of practice with the flu Friday and is questionable for Sunday's pivotal game at Pittsburgh.
The Chiefs (8-6) would not be eliminated from the playoff race with a loss to the Steelers, but they would need a lot of (More)
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Posted 6:58 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA - Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt will undergo surgery for a left shoulder injury and miss the Citrus Bowl.
The senior had been day to day before consulting with team doctors, who determined the injury was too painful for him to play in the Jan. 1 game against Minnesota in Orlando, Florida.
In 12 games this season, Hunt had 40 catches for 698 yards and seven touchdowns.
Posted 5:27 PM 12/14/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Dave Steckel has left Mizzou to become the head football coach at Missouri State University.
Steckel, who's been Mizzou's defensive coordinator for the past 5 years, was introduced as MSU's head coach Sunday afternoon.
Steckel was at Missouri's Citrus Bowl game (More)
Posted 3:35 PM 12/14/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY - Alex Smith threw for 297 yards and two scores, Kansas City shut down Derek Carr and the Oakland offense and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 31-13 on Sunday to end a three-game skid.
Knile Davis had touchdowns running and receiving, and De'Anthony Thomas returned a punt 81 yards (More)
Posted 3:18 PM 12/13/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA- Missouri will likely be looking for a defensive coordinator in the upcoming months.
According to the Springfield News-Leader, Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel is reportedly taking the head coaching job at Missouri State. Steckel was the linebackers coach at (More)
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Posted 10:46 PM 12/11/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chandler Catanzaro kicked four field goals and the Arizona Cardinals overcame the loss of quarterback Drew Stanton with stifling defense, moving closer to clinching a playoff spot with a 12-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.
The Rams (6-8) were held to (More)
Posted 2:19 PM 12/10/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
The SEC coaches awarded Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel, defensive end Shane Ray and running back Marcus Murphy with honors today.
After leading the team to another SEC East division championship and 10-2 regular season record, Gary Pinkel took home the honor of the SEC Coach of the (More)
Posted 3:27 PM 12/8/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer.
Hodgkin's disease is a form of lymphoma originating in white blood cells.
Berry had (More)
Posted 1:54 PM 12/8/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff and The Associated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - Missouri defensive end Shane Ray has been selected as the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year by the Associated Press, while Alabama receiver Amari Cooper claimed the award as the best offensive player.
The coach of the year went to Mississippi State's Dan (More)
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Posted 8:41 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams signed punter John Hekker to a six-year contract extension Friday, keeping him with the team through the 2020 season.
The 24-year-old Hekker was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season. Terms were not disclosed.
Posted 6:38 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kerwynn Williams rushed for 100 yards two days after being elevated from the Arizona practice squad and the Cardinals rallied to beat Kansas City 17-14 on Sunday in a matchup of teams that had lost two in a row.
The NFC West-leading Cardinals (10-3) took the lead (More)
Posted 4:00 PM 12/7/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football team will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl after finishing the season 10-3.
The game will be played in Orlando, Florida on January 1, 2015 at 12 p.m.
The Tigers finished the season 16th in the (More)
Mizzou game notes following the 62-59 setback to Illinois in the 34 Annual Bud Light Braggin' Rights game.
Johnathan Williams III led Missouri with 15 points, but the Tigers fell to Illinois on a last second 3-pointer by Rayvonte Rice 62-59 in the annual Braggin' Rights game on Saturday.
A career-effort from sophomore Sierra Michaelis led the Tigers over Wake Forest, 79-64, on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 20). Michaelis tallied a career-best 21 points in the win, also grabbing five boards and dishing two assists. Junior Juanita Robinson also finished with a career-best 14 points in the contest, while sophomore...
No. 5 Mizzou wrestling improved to 12-0 this season after sweeping a trio of duals Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. The 12-0 record to begin the 2014-15 season marks the best start during head coach Brian Smith's tenure in Columbia, Mo., topping the 11-0 start to the 2008-09 season.
Mizzou football defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski earned National Defensive Line Coach of the year honors from FootballScoop.com, as announced by the national website on Friday (Dec. 19). The FootballScoop Coaches of the Year awards presented by ProGrass are the only set of awards that recognize the most outstanding position...