Posted 9:55 AM 2/28/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
BOONE, North Carolina (AP) - Appalachian State has hired Douglas Gillin as its athletic director. Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced the hiring Friday and says Gillin will begin April 6.
Gillin comes to Appalachian State from Missouri, where he has been its deputy athletic director since (More)
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Posted 6:13 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season
The move frees up $6 million in salary cap space heading into free agency.
The 29-year-old Langford had been entering the final season (More)
Posted 6:10 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston.
The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it (More)
Posted 8:23 AM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press
INGLEWOOD, California (AP) - The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.
The council (More)
Posted 2:20 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have hired Chris Weinke as quarterbacks coach.
Weinke played seven NFL seasons after winning a Heisman Trophy and leading Florida State to a national championship. He had been director of the IMG Academy program in Bradenton, Florida, helping college (More)
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Posted 1:37 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press
NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana (AP) - Northwestern State has named Daryl Daye its new defensive coordinator and assistant head coach.
Daye, head coach for the past three seasons at Division II Missouri Southern in Joplin, announced his departure from the Lions' program Thursday to join the (More)
Posted 3:09 PM 2/19/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Workers have agreed to work around the clock without overtime if needed to build an NFL stadium on St. Louis' blighted north riverfront.
Gov. Jay Nixon and Mayor Francis Slay spoke at a news conference Thursday at the offices of the St. Louis Building and Construction (More)
Posted 9:25 AM 2/18/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason.
Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free (More)
Posted 7:20 PM 2/15/2015 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Three key members from the highest ranked Missouri Tigers football team are now in the program's Hall of Fame. Chase Daniel, Jeremy Maclin and Chase Coffman soaked in the moment as their college careers were recognized.
All three said they had many great memories from their time (More)
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Posted 10:28 AM 2/14/2015 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The careers and accomplishments of six former Tigers were remembered Friday evening. The group became the newest members of the Intercollegiate Athletics University of Missouri Hall of Fame.
The inductees included three football players Chase Daniel, Chase Coffman, Jeremy (More)
Posted 3:26 PM 2/12/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have promoted quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti to offensive coordinator, replacing Brian Schottenheimer, who left in January to become offensive coordinator at the University of Georgia.
The Rams also announced Thursday that tight ends coach Rob Boras (More)
Posted 11:54 AM 2/11/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon announced deals with a power company and a railroad that he said represent progress toward plans for a proposed riverfront stadium for the St. Louis Rams.
Nixon's news conference Tuesday included leaders of Ameren Missouri and Terminal Railroad Association. (More)
Mizzou will look for its first SEC Tournament victory on Thursday against the Lady Bulldogs. The next round will continue on Friday, March 6, pitting the Tigers against the Tennessee Lady Vols. A full SEC Tournament bracket can be found on page 15.
Mizzou baseball has changed its home-opening start time to a 4 p.m. first pitch on Friday (March 6) at Taylor Stadium. With forecasted temperatures set to dip into the low 30s and upper 20s, the idea is to play the game in more ideal playing conditions. The game with Milwaukee...
Mizzou sophomore forward Jordan Frericks was awarded All-SEC Second Team Honors, as announced by the league office on Tuesday (March 3). The award comes just one day after Frericks was named SEC Player of the week. The annual honor is the first for Frericks in her career. She is the...
Mizzou Men's Basketball (8-21, 2-14) hosts its Senior Night on Tuesday, March 3, against Auburn, with tip-off slated for 8 p.m. on SEC Network.
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Tiger women moved back into the top 20 of the national rankings, as released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday (March 2), coming in at No. 18 after the SEC Championships weekend. The team has maintained a spot...