• Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Posted 8:43 PM 1/29/2015 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mike Alden, University of Missouri Chancellor Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, and MU College of Education Dean Dan Clay all plan to meet with media and fans at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning to discuss Alden's resignation as the university's athletic director. The resignation is effective on Aug. (More)

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  • Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Posted 4:13 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have notified the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission they intended to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.

    A spokesman for the Rams and the CVC, which operates the dome, both confirmed the move (More)

  • Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Coach Kuligowski to remain with Mizzou

    Posted 1:11 PM 1/26/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski doesn't plan to leave the program anytime soon. On Monday, Kuligowski released a statement saying he had withdrawn his name for consideration for a co-defensive coordinator coaching position at the University of Illinois.

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  • Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Alden, others elected to Missouri Sports Hall of Fame

    Posted 9:23 PM 1/25/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SPRINGFIELD - The 2015 enshrinement class of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame was formally inducted on Sunday.

    Among the notables to be inducted was University of Missouri Athletic Director, Mike Alden.

    Alden has been the Athletic Director at the University of Missouri since 1998. (More)

  • Mizzou RB Murphy named to Senior Bowl

    Mizzou RB Murphy named to Senior Bowl

    Posted 3:54 PM 1/23/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MOBILE, Alabama - Former Missouri running back Marcus Murphy has been named as a replacement for the North team at the Senior Bowl, which will be played Saturday in Mobile, Alabama.

    Murphy won the 2014 Paul Hornung Award, given to college football's most versatile player. The redshirt (More)

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  • Mizzou football to host Eastern Michigan

    Mizzou football to host Eastern Michigan

    Posted 6:43 PM 1/21/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football schedule has a new opponent in 2016 and 2020, the Eastern Michigan Eagles.

    David Morrison of the Columbia Daily Tribune tweeted that MU Assistant Athletic Director Bryan Maggard said the two schools are "working on an agreement."  

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  • Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

    Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

    Posted 5:05 PM 1/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    OXON HILL, Maryland - Two huge video screens flanked a banner that stretched about the length of a third-and-long and hung behind the dais at the front of an expansive ballroom.

    On the banner and the screens were the logos of the five wealthiest and most powerful conferences in college (More)

  • Maclin added to Pro Bowl roster

    Maclin added to Pro Bowl roster

    Posted 9:36 AM 1/17/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    PHILADELPHIA - Former Missouri and current Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will make hi first-ever trip to the NFL Pro Bowl.

    On Friday, the Eagles announced Maclin will replace Denver's Demaryius Thomas because of injury.

    During his comeback-season Maclin set NFL (More)

  • Chiefs' training camp to Missouri Western for 3 more years

    Chiefs' training camp to Missouri Western for 3 more years

    Posted 8:18 PM 1/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs will continue to spend training camp on the campus of Missouri Western after the school's board of governors approved a three-year contract extension Friday.

    The decision will keep the Chiefs heading north of Kansas City through 2017. Their (More)

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  • Missouri's Alex Grinch hired to coach Washington State defense

    Missouri's Alex Grinch hired to coach Washington State defense

    Posted 4:30 PM 1/14/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    PULLMAN, Washington (AP) - Washington State has hired Alex Grinch of Missouri to be defensive coordinator.

    "I'm excited to join the Washington State football program and thank Coach Leach for the opportunity. It's time to get to work to produce a defense that Cougar fans can be proud of," (More)

  • Former Mizzou DT Richardson named as replacement in the Pro Bowl

    Former Mizzou DT Richardson named as replacement in the Pro Bowl

    Posted 4:23 PM 1/14/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former Missouri and current New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson is replacing injured Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy in the Pro Bowl.

    The Jets announced Wednesday that Richardson, who was originally selected as an alternate, will play in the (More)

  • Losing Rams would be blow to St. Louis' pride, not economy

    Losing Rams would be blow to St. Louis' pride, not economy

    Posted 12:26 PM 1/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Losing an NFL team would have a minimal economic impact in St. Louis, experts say. They acknowledge the blow to the region's psyche would be far greater.

    The future of the NFL in St. Louis is up in the air now that Rams owner Stan Kroenke has joined in a development group (More)

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