• Two MU athletes injured in Highway 63 accident

    Posted 3:04 PM 6/21/2015 by Chris Gothner and Berkeley Lovelace Jr., KOMU 8 Reporters

    BOONE COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms that two MU athletes, football player Harold Brantley and basketball player Madeleine Stock, are the victims involved in the single-car crash on Highway 63 Sunday afternoon.

    According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the (More)

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  • Chiefs preparing without Houston during mandatory minicamp

    Chiefs preparing without Houston during mandatory minicamp

    Posted 5:28 PM 6/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The videos that Justin Houston has been posting on social media of his workouts this offseason, and the absurd amount of weights he's been lifting, should help set Chiefs coach Andy Reid at ease.

    Especially considering Reid probably won't see Houston until at least (More)

  • Titans rookie Green-Beckham rehabbing strained hamstring

    Titans rookie Green-Beckham rehabbing strained hamstring

    Posted 5:22 PM 6/8/2015 by The Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dorial Green-Beckham has only one worry, and that's making sure he rehabs the tight hamstring that has kept the Tennessee Titans rookie sidelined the past three weeks.

    Proving the Titans made the right decision by drafting him will come soon enough.

    Off-field (More)

  • Rams hire Jeff Garcia as offensive assistant

    Rams hire Jeff Garcia as offensive assistant

    Posted 7:17 PM 6/2/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have added former Pro Bowl quarterback Jeff Garcia to the coaching staff as an offensive assistant.

    Garcia will primarily assist wide receivers coach Ray Sherman. The move was announced on Tuesday.

    Garcia was with the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL (More)

  • Three Columbia schools to start football season on Faurot Field

    Three Columbia schools to start football season on Faurot Field

    Posted 6:20 PM 6/2/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Three Columbia public high schools will kick off their 2015 seasons at Faurot Field. 

    On Aug. 22, Class 5 state champion Battle will play Jackson at 11 a.m. in the "Mayhem at the Zou." 

    Hickman will take on Class 6 champion Christian Brothers College at 3 p.m. (More)

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  • Former Mizzou, JCHS standout Justin Smith retires from NFL

    Former Mizzou, JCHS standout  Justin Smith retires from NFL

    Posted 7:32 PM 5/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    SANTA CLARA, Califonia (AP) - When Justin Smith decided that his body wouldn't let him perform up to his own lofty standards, he knew it was time to stop playing.

    Smith announced Monday that he is retiring after 14 seasons as one of the top defensive linemen in the NFL, dealing yet another (More)

  • Missouri's Bud Sasser and Marcus Murphy selected in third day of NFL Draft

    Missouri's Bud Sasser and Marcus Murphy selected in third day of NFL Draft

    Posted 5:04 PM 5/2/2015 by Tyler Murry, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CHICAGO - After seeing four of their teammates drafted in the first two days of the 2015 NFL Draft, wide receiver Bud Sasser and running back Marcus Murphy saw their names called in the third day.

    The St. Louis Rams selected Sasser in the sixth round with the 201st selection in the draft. (More)

  • Former Tiger Dorial Green-Beckham taken in round two of NFL Draft

    Former Tiger Dorial Green-Beckham taken in round two of NFL Draft

    Posted 6:54 PM 5/1/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CHICAGO - Former Missouri Tigers wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham was selected by the Tennessee Titans with the 40th overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

    Green-Beckham, who was dismissed from the Mizzou football team in April 2014, was the nation's number one recruit in the Class of 2012 (More)

  • Fans react to Shane Ray's fall in the NFL Draft

    Posted 10:36 PM 4/30/2015 by Ebony Holmon and Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - NFL teams picked their most promising players for the coming season Thursday. Two former tigers with checkered pasts were in the spotlight as the draft kicked off in Chicago.

    One was drafted and one was not.

    The Denver Broncos drafted defensive end/outside linebacker (More)

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  • Shane Ray selected No. 23 overall by Denver Broncos

    Shane Ray selected No. 23 overall by Denver Broncos

    Posted 10:24 PM 4/30/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    CHICAGO - With the No. 23 overall pick in the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos selected Mizzou's Shane Ray on Thursday.

    "All teams that passed on me, that were in the top 10, I felt like they made a huge mistake," Ray told the Associated Press. "As a Denver Bronco, I (More)

  • Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Posted 8:39 PM 4/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Asked how to raise attendance at sporting events, new Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades said simply, "Win games."

    "That's just human nature," Rhoades said. "People want to be associated with a winning program. They want to be associated with the next great thing."

    (More)
  • Live Blog: 2015 NFL Draft day one

    Live Blog: 2015 NFL Draft day one

    Posted 9:37 AM 4/30/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    CHICAGO - The first round of the 2015 NFL Draft has come to an end. Tweets are posted below in descending chronological order.

    Missouri defensive lineman Shane Ray, who was originally predicted to be drafted in the Top 10 until he was (More)

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  • Baseball. Mizzou€s Houck Honored as Freshman All-American by PerfectGame

    Mizzou baseball righty Tanner Houck (Collinsville, Ill.) earned a spot on PerfectGame.com’s Freshman All-America First Team, as announced by the publication on July 1. Houck has now earned Freshman All-America honors from four of the five major college baseball publications (Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, D1Baseball.com and PerfectGame). The only...

  • W. Volleyball. Tigers Summer Update: July 6, 2015

    A trio of current and former Mizzou volleyball players were once again in action this past weekend, as Molly Kreklow, Carly Kan, and Paola Ampudia each continued international play for their respective teams.

  • M. Golf. Botta to Represent Italy at World University Games

    Mizzou Men’s Golf sophomore Luigi Botta will swing his clubs for Italy at the World University Games from Wednesday, July 8 - Saturday, July 11.

  • Baseball. Former Mizzou Standout Ryan Lollis Called Up the Big Leagues

    Former Mizzou baseball standout Ryan Lollis was called up to Major League Baseball’s San Francisco Giants on Friday (July 3). Lollis, a 37th-round pick by the Giants in 2009, was a standout for the Tigers for four seasons. He was a 2008 All-Big 12 honorable mention selection and helped Mizzou...

  • W. Golf. Mizzou Women's Golf Releases Fall Schedule

    Mizzou women’s golf head coach Stephanie Priesmeyer announced the fall 2015 schedule on Thursday. The Tigers will compete in five total tournaments across the country during the fall season and will take on some of the top programs nationally.