• Week four Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Posted 7:41 AM 9/15/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week four! All three plays feature touchdown runs! Voting ends every Friday at 3 p.m. Make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at Ten every Friday night during the Fall for all your local high school football coverage. 

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  • WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    Posted 4:36 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stedman Bailey emerged as a consistent threat late in his rookie season and the St. Louis Rams anticipate plugging the wide receiver back into the mix right away this weekend against Dallas.

    Bailey served half of a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's (More)

  • Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Posted 3:45 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The past two weeks, when the Kansas City Chiefs have struggled to score touchdowns in the red zone, Andy Reid has insisted that he needs to put his players in better position to succeed.

    What happens when he puts the Chiefs in a bad position, though?

    Well, the (More)

  • Giants sign WR Washington to practice squad

    Giants sign WR Washington to practice squad

    Posted 4:32 PM 9/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (AP) - The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond III and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

    They were injured Sunday in New York's 25-14 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

    Thurmond had surgery Tuesday to (More)

  • Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Posted 6:42 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou defensive end Shane Ray has earned the SEC Defensive Player of the Week award one week after Maty Mauk received SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

    Ray was a disruptive force in Central Florida's offensive backfield, recording seven tackles, including four tackles (More)

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  • Chiefs say Charles and Berry have ankle sprains

    Chiefs say Charles and Berry have ankle sprains

    Posted 2:52 PM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a high ankle sprain and safety Eric Berry also has an ankle sprain, throwing their status into question for Sunday's game in Miami.

    Charles was hurt on his second carry of the Chiefs' 24-17 loss to Denver over the weekend, and Berry (More)

  • NFL adds domestic violence experts as advisers

    NFL adds domestic violence experts as advisers

    Posted 11:05 AM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL says three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the league.

    Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to (More)

  • Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Posted 10:54 AM 9/15/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will open up conference play on ESPN against South Carolina. The Southeastern Conference announced a 6 p.m. CT kickoff for Mizzou's Sept. 27 game on the road in the other Columbia of the SEC.

    While the Tigers will open up league play on the road, the (More)

  • Rams hold on to secure first victory in Tampa Bay

    Rams hold on to secure first victory in Tampa Bay

    Posted 7:24 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    TAMPA, Florida (AP) - Greg Zuerlein's fourth field goal of the day, a 38-yarder with 38 seconds remaining, gave third-string quarterback Austin Davis and the St. Louis Rams a 19-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Davis completed 22 of 29 passes for 235 yards with no interceptions in (More)

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  • Chiefs lose thriller in Denver

    Chiefs lose thriller in Denver

    Posted 7:15 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    DENVER (AP) - Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Denver Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

    The Broncos (2-0) thought they had sealed the win twice earlier on the drive.

    (More)
  • Chiefs' Charles leaves game with ankle injury

    Chiefs' Charles leaves game with ankle injury

    Posted 4:06 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    DENVER (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro running back Jamaal Charles has left the game with a left ankle injury after being brought down in the first quarter Sunday against the Denver Broncos.

    His return was questionable.

    Charles was stopped on a run up the middle by Broncos safety (More)

  • SEC with five teams in top 10 of AP poll

    SEC with five teams in top 10 of AP poll

    Posted 2:24 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM (AP) - South Carolina's win over Georgia vaulted the Gamecocks 10 spots to No. 14 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference an unprecedented seven teams in the top 15.

    The SEC had eight teams ranked for the third straight week and five (More)

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  • M. Golf. Mizzou, SEC Battle ACC At DICK'S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup

    After beginning the season with its third consecutive victory at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate, Mizzou Golf heads to Kingston Springs, Tenn., to compete in the DICK'S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup, Sept. 19-21.

  • W. Tennis. Tennis Travels To Kansas City For Fall 2014 Opener

    For the third consecutive year, Mizzou tennis will begin their season with the Mizzou Invite at The Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City, Mo. The three day event will take place Friday, Sept. 19 - Sunday, Sept. 21. Admission to the Mizzou Invite is free throughout the weekend.

  • W. Golf. Inclement Weather Plagues Tigers at Cougar Classic

    Lighting delays and rain plagued the Tigers all through the Powerade Cougar Classic this week, even stopping third round play twice. Held at Yeamans Hall Club, the Tigers finished 22nd overall with a final score 53-over par on the Par 72, 6,204-yard course. Arkansas (-18), UCLA (-11) and Duke (-8)...

  • Cross Country. XC Women Move Up in Regional Rankings

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - After two exciting meets to kick of the season, the Tiger women have reclaimed their 2013 position on the Midwest Regional rankings, released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday. They moved up from their pre-season No. 5 position to...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Hires Hunter Mense as Hitting Coach

    Mizzou head baseball coach Tim Jamieson has announced that Mizzou graduate and former Tiger All-American Hunter Mense has been promoted and will serve as the program's full time hitting coach. Mense, one of the brightest young minds in college baseball, had a very successful playing career both collegiately and at...