• Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Posted 8:32 AM 3/21/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri and University of Idaho have agreed to a single game for October 21, 2017. The game will be take place in Columbia as the final non-conference game of the season.

    In 2017, Missouri will be home to face Missouri State on September 2 and Purdue on (More)

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  • Fans of St. Louis Rams want team to stay despite lower attendance

    Posted 12:27 PM 3/16/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters; Josh Matejka, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Many aspects of The St. Louis Rams are different since the team was known as "The Greatest Show on Turf."  There have been changes in coaching, ownership and, especially, fan support. Now, there are indications Rams owner Stan Kroenke might move the team to the Los Angeles (More)

  • St. Louis restaurant finds itself in stadium blueprint

    Posted 10:25 PM 3/15/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters

    ST LOUIS - A 90-year-old St. Louis restaurant finds itself a part of the Rams' proposed stadium plans, but the restaurant is not what is pictured on the blueprint.

    Al's is more than a restaurant. It is the oldest same family in the same location restaurant in St. Louis. Three generations (More)

  • King Ram won't buy season tickets through Rams

    Posted 4:31 PM 3/15/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter; Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ST. LOUIS - Elvis Presley is the undisputed King of Rock and Roll. The legacy he left behind has helped one Rams fan create a character worthy of the Professional Football Ultimate's Fan Association.

    Dave King became a St. Louis Rams fan when the team moved from Anaheim, California to (More)

  • AP source: Chiefs give Ron Parker 5-year, $30M deal

    AP source: Chiefs give Ron Parker 5-year, $30M deal

    Posted 10:23 AM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs are bringing back versatile defensive back Ron Parker on a five-year, $30 million contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Chiefs have not announced the deal.

    (More)
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  • Chiefs release former Pro Bowl WR Dwayne Bowe

    Chiefs release former Pro Bowl WR Dwayne Bowe

    Posted 2:17 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs released wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on Thursday, parting ways with a fan favorite who will finish his career as the franchise's third-leading receiver.

    Bowe would have counted $14 million against the salary cap this season, a massive number for a (More)

  • Rams reacquire Keenum from Texans

    Rams reacquire Keenum from Texans

    Posted 3:38 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have reacquired quarterback Case Keenum from the Houston Texans, giving them a potential backup behind Nick Foles.

    The Rams also agreed to terms Wednesday with tight end Lance Kendricks, an unrestricted free agent.

    St. Louis sent a seventh-round (More)

  • Cardinals agree to terms with Weatherspoon

    Cardinals agree to terms with Weatherspoon

    Posted 1:19 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.

    The first-round draft pick from the University of Missouri in 2010, spent five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. Weatherspoon agreed to a one-year contract, which is expected to be close to $4 million.

    [Editor's note: this story has been edited to reflect information only relevant to former Mizzou player Sean Weatherspoon.]

  • Chiefs announce signing of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin

    Chiefs announce signing of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin

    Posted 1:07 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Jeremy Maclin to a five-year deal, adding the down-the-field threat that their wide receiver group was sorely lacking last season.

    The contract is worth up to $55 million, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The (More)

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  • Mizzou spring football begins

    Mizzou spring football begins

    Posted 7:16 PM 3/10/2015 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Evan Boehm joked about how it feels like the team just got back from the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. But believe it or not, Spring football has arrived. Here are a few of the big storylines after Day 1. 

    Mizzou Introduces Mack Rhoades (More)

  • Rams, Eagles agree to swap quarterbacks

    Rams, Eagles agree to swap quarterbacks

    Posted 6:58 PM 3/10/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - The Sam Bradford era has come to an end in St. Louis. The former number one overall pick was dealt to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday in exchange for quarterback Nick Foles.

    Bradford's legacy in St. Louis is a tenuous one.

    The Heisman Trophy winner out of Oklahoma was (More)

  • Officials predict $300M revenue bump for St. Louis stadium

    Officials predict $300M revenue bump for St. Louis stadium

    Posted 4:43 PM 3/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Economic development officials say building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net tax revenues to Missouri over the next 30 years.

    A panel of House members Monday discussed the state's options to replace the 20-year-old (More)

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  • M. Swimming. Mizzou Posts Three Top-10 Finishes During Day One of NCAAs

    The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team opened the 2015 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships with three top-10 finishes and four school records during day one competition at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium Thursday in Iowa City, Iowa. Missouri's day was highlighted by a sixth-place showing in...

  • Track. First Record Book Mark Falls on Day One of Texas Relays

    AUSTIN, Tx. - The No. 15 Tigers opened their 2015 season on Thursday (March 26) with competitors in both the Texas Relays and Texas State's Bobcat Invitational. Included among the highlights from day one of three in Texas is the season's first record book performance, as freshman Ally Zerbe hit...

  • W. Basketball. Tigers Close Season in Battle at Ann Arbor

    Mizzou Women's Basketball concluded its season on Thursday night in the third round of the WNIT. Mizzou's third round appearance is the furthest postseason run for a Mizzou team since the 2002-03 season when the Tigers advanced to the quarterfinals of the WNIT.

  • W. Gymnastics. Katelyn Trevino Named SEC Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year

    Mizzou gymnastics redshirt senior Katelyn Trevino (Ovilla, Texas) was named the Southeastern Conference Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league announced on Thursday (March 26). Additionally, senior Laura Kappler (Evansville, Ind.) and freshman Becca Schugel (Eagan, Minn.) earned spots on the All-SEC and All-Freshman teams, respectively.

  • Baseball. SEC East-Leading Tigers Head to SEC West Leader Texas A&M

    • Mizzou sits atop the SEC East standings at 5-1 and heads into this weekend with an 19-7 record. It is the program's best start through 26 games since the team opened the 2008 season at 20-6. Mizzou's 5-1 mark is its best to open SEC play since the program...