• Rams move forward without Bradford

    Rams move forward without Bradford

    Posted 8:00 PM 8/31/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Sam Bradford was drafted by the St. Louis Rams with the first overall pick of the 2010 NFL draft. The former Heisman Trophy winning University of Oklahoma quarterback then proceeded to win the 2010 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, and lead the Rams to within a win of a playoff (More)

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  • Joplin football stadium named after legendary coach

    Posted 7:38 PM 8/31/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    JOPLIN - On August 22, 2014, a coach and a stadium became one.

    The home of Joplin High School, Junge Field, was renamed the Dewey Combs Athletic Complex at Junge Field. Combs coached in Joplin for 19 years of his 29-year coaching career at Parkwood High School, one of the two schools (More)

  • Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-year extension

    Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-year extension

    Posted 6:56 PM 8/31/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not (More)

  • Clean up efforts are still going on at Memorial Stadium

    Posted 3:07 PM 8/31/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Efforts to clean up Memorial Stadium are still going on over 24 hours after kick-off. A group effort of around 250 people help clean the stadium, and they work around the clock to make it look like 75,000 fans were not even there. 

    Coleen Lamond is the director of game (More)

  • No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    Posted 5:53 PM 8/30/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Maty Mauk threw for 173 yards and three touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added 126 yards on the ground to lead the No. 24 Missouri football team over South Dakota State, 38-18. After scoring early and often, the Tigers overcame rough patches in the second and third quarter to start (More)

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  • Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    Posted 3:20 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and celebrities. In the end (More)

  • Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    Posted 3:19 PM 8/30/2014 by Ashley Holt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Traffic and crowd control was business as usual for the University of Missouri football season opener.

    The only change from usual procedure involved closing  Mick Deaver Drive in Columbia.  

    MUPD Captain Brian Weimer said he didn't expect changes in traffic or (More)

  • Mizzou Athletics helps tailgaters recycle

    Posted 3:13 PM 8/30/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou Athletics event staff members stepped up with their recycling efforts as football fans celebrated their first tailgating of the season.

    One fan said that every year he looks out for the blue recycling bags that are handed out.

    "I think it's great that they hand out (More)

  • Rams drop preseason finale to Dolphins

    Rams drop preseason finale to Dolphins

    Posted 1:58 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    MIAMI GARDENS, Florida (AP) - Matt Hazel caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Seth Lobato with 6:15 left, and the Miami Dolphins rallied to beat the St. Louis Rams 14-13 in the preseason finale for both teams.

    Daniel Thomas had a 5-yard touchdown run for Miami, which trailed 13-0 entering (More)

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  • Chiefs lose preseason finale in Green Bay

    Chiefs lose preseason finale in Green Bay

    Posted 1:49 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (AP) - Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night.

    Flynn threw for 102 yards and Tolzien had (More)

  • New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    Posted 11:32 AM 8/30/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- MU officials implemented a new taxi stand policy Saturday for Missouri football games. The policy requires all taxis to drop off and pick up on Champions Drive near the Lot G entrance.

    MU officials say they hope the new policy will help alleviate traffic around the stadium.

  • Week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Vote for your favorite Friday Night Fever play of the week!

    Posted 12:00 AM 8/30/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week! Watch the video and vote for your favorite. Make sure to watch Friday Night Fever on KOMU News at Ten every Friday night!

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    Mizzou Golf won its third consecutive and fourth overall Turning Stone Intercollegiate title Monday in Verona, N.Y., with a score of 6-over-par 870. The Tigers never lost their lead throughout the 11-team tournament and defeated second-place finisher Cleveland State by 10 strokes.

  • Football. Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Sept. 1

    Each Monday prior to Mizzou Football's game, head coach Gary Pinkel and student-athletes meet with the media.

  • Football. Tigers Turn Toward Toledo

    Mizzou (1-0) hits the road for the fi rst time in 2014 as they take on the Toledo Rockets (1-0) Saturday at 11 a.m. (central time) in Toledo, Ohio. Both teams are coming off of home victories this past Saturday against ranked FCS opponents. Mizzou jumped to a 21-7 lead...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Soccer Posts 3-1 Victory Over SMU

    Freshman Savannah Trujillo scored two goals and junior Reagan Russell added another as the Mizzou soccer team posted a 3-1 win over SMU Sunday night in Dallas, Texas. With the win in goal, redshirt senior goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein broke Missouri's career wins record with 36. She entered the match tied...

  • W. Tennis. First Serve: Mizzou Tennis Spends Sunday Evening At Epic Mud Run

    The Fall 2014 Mizzou tennis season kicks off in just 19 days, as the Tigers head to Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 19 for the Mizzou Invite. With the upcoming season on the horizon, head coach Sasha Schmid and assistant coach Jason Potthoff agreed on a unique team bonding...