Posted 5:04 PM 12/9/2013 by Clayton Conness, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Missouri Football defensive end Michael Sam has been named The Associated Press' 2013 Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year. AP made the announcement Monday in addition to releasing its All-SEC First and Second Teams.
Sam topped the conference in both sacks (10.5) (More)
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Posted 8:05 PM 12/8/2013 by The Associated Press
LANDOVER, Md. - The Kansas City scored early and often Sunday, breaking a three-game losing streak with a 45-10 embarrassment of the Washington Redskins.
The Chiefs improved to 10-3 by dominating an opponent that offered little resistance. They scored on their first four possessions (More)
Posted 8:02 PM 12/8/2013 by The Associated Press
GLENDALE, Ariz. - Carson Palmer completed 27 of 32 passes, 12 of them to Larry Fitzgerald, and the Arizona Cardinals ended an eight-game losing streak against NFC West foes by beating the St. Louis Rams 30-10 on Sunday.
Palmer, questionable for the game with a sore right elbow, threw for (More)
Posted 9:21 AM 12/7/2013 by Eric Hilt, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - Atlanta is filled with both Auburn and Missouri tigers, but fans from all 14 schools made the trip to the SEC championship games. Fans of other schools are divided on who they want to win Saturday's game. "It pains me to say I'm kind of rooting for Auburn," Georgia fan (More)
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Posted 9:20 AM 12/7/2013 by Eric Hilt, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - As University of Missouri football fans make their way to Atlanta for the SEC Championship Game, MU alumni who have spent years in the area are preparing to welcome Mizzou fans.
Chad Bozarth, president of the Atlanta chapter of the Mizzou Alumni Association, said his phone has (More)
Posted 6:50 PM 12/6/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist
After playing in one of its biggest games in school history, the Missouri Tigers will follow up last week's win over Texas A&M with another high-pressure matchup against the Auburn Tigers. The winner of the game will be in contention to play for the BCS Championship game.
Posted 6:12 PM 12/6/2013 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA, Ga. - It's Missouri's second year in the SEC and making it to the conference championship has impressed some, but not all.
Auburn fan Brock Burch said the Missouri Tigers, "can actually not just compete, but excel."
Georgia fan Bradley Gissell said he was still mad about (More)
Posted 6:08 PM 12/6/2013 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA, Ga. - The SEC Championship held it's annual FanFare Friday at the Georgia World Congress Center welcoming all SEC fans.
"It's a really just a tailgate party," said volunteer Scott Mathewson. Mathewson said it's organized for all fans of the SEC to come hang out with each (More)
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Posted 5:43 PM 12/6/2013 by Devon Fasbinder, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA, Ga. - Before the SEC championship game, Mizzou and Auburn fans all talked about one thing - tickets.
Prices ranged and changed hour by hour but fans saw tickets typically in the hundreds.
One Georgia fan said she had three or four offers on her tickets. A Mizzou alum who (More)
Posted 6:07 PM 12/5/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - This Saturday, the fifth ranked Missouri Tigers will play the third ranked Auburn Tigers in the SEC championship. But this game doesn't only decide the SEC title, it also impacts the national championship picture.
As of right now, there are five teams in the race to play (More)
Posted 12:17 AM 11/19/2013 by William Joy, KOMU 8 Reporter
FULTON - Corey Bryant is a fan of Superman.
"I'm kind of a nerd about it," Bryant said, laughing.
But the superhero isn't his only interest. Football comes a close second. In fact, a year ago, Bryant was a starting offensive lineman for Westminster College in Fulton. But for (More)
The 1946 Cotton Bowl pitted two teams with totallyopposite histories: the Texas Longhorns who had never lost abowl game and the Missouri Tigers who had never won one.The result was not the expected rout, but a record-breakingshoot-out which Texas won, 40-27.
The Associated Press today released their 2013 All-SEC football team, and seven different Tigers received mention, including four who landed on the first team.
The Tigers are off to a 9-1 start in non-conference play, on their way to another great start. Mizzou is doing whatever it takes to win, hear from the Tiger leaders in this episode of On the Prowl:
Missouri junior guard Jordan Clarkson was named the SEC's Player of the Week on Monday after averaging 23.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals in wins against West Virginia (80-71) and No. 17 UCLA (80-71).
Missouri junior guard Jordan Clarkson was named the National Player of the Week by College Sports Madness on Monday. Clarkson, a 6-foot-5 point guard, led Mizzou to victories over West Virginia (80-71) and No. 17 UCLA (80-71) this week, averaging 23.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals.