• Missouri wide receiver suspended for season

    Missouri wide receiver suspended for season

    Posted 6:41 PM 7/29/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The NCAA suspended University of Missouri sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin from athletic competition for the 2014-15 season Tuesday. 

    One of Copelin's most memorable plays from the 2013 football season was when he blocked a punt in the game against Kentucky.

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  • Rams: No restrictions on Bradford

    Rams: No restrictions on Bradford

    Posted 7:04 PM 7/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have no restrictions in training camp for quarterback Sam Bradford, coming off a season-ending knee injury in November.

    Bradford wore a brace on his left knee during the first full-squad workout Friday, but said he never gave it a thought. Coach Jeff (More)

  • Former Mizzou football player holds annual camp in Boonville

    Former Mizzou football player holds annual camp in Boonville

    Posted 7:38 PM 7/20/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    Boonville - Atiyyah Ellison, former defensive lineman at Mizzou and in the NFL, held his eighth annual sports skills camp Saturday and Sunday at Boonville High School.

    Ellison estimated more than 80 boys and girls from ages six to 12 showed up each day for the football camp turned skills (More)

  • Former tiger Aldon Smith faces probation sentence

    Former tiger Aldon Smith faces probation sentence

    Posted 9:40 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A judge has sentenced San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and assault-weapons charges.

    The sentence came Friday after the Santa Clara County (More)

  • Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Posted 3:22 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, Ala. - Members of the media picked four players from the Mizzou football program to represent the preseason All-SEC teams Thursday.

    Senior defensive end Markus Golden was voted to the second team as he will be expected to bring leadership to Gary Pinkel's defense this fall. Golden (More)

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  • Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Posted 2:40 PM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    HOOVER, Alabama (AP) - Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league.

    Staying on top might be even more of a challenge.

    The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season (More)

  • Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Posted 1:18 PM 7/11/2014 by Blair Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Tiger fans will have a new place to tailgate this fall when Truman's Terrace, located on the southeast side of Memorial Stadium, opens for the 2014 football season.

    The area, formerly known as the Amphitheater at Mizzou, will be terraced into a tiered hillside and will be (More)

  • Longtime Assistant Coach Bruce Walker Retires

    Longtime Assistant Coach Bruce Walker Retires

    Posted 5:31 PM 7/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri assistant football coach Bruce Walker is retiring from the sport after 13 seasons with the Tigers.

    Walker has been with head coach Gary Pinkel since the beginning at Mizzou in 2001, coaching tight ends and offensive linemen. Walker was also on Pinkel's (More)

  • Helias football to play on ESPNU

    Posted 7:18 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Helias' opening football game against Nixa has been moved to Sunday, August 24 and will be nationally televised on ESPNU.

    The Crusaders have been to four-straight state championships games, but have been unable to capture a state title.

    Helias went 12-3 last season, falling to Webb (More)

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  • Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Posted 12:20 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Though he's no ordinary rookie, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam says he's treated as such so far in the NFL.

    The league's first openly gay active player and all the NFC rookies were in town Tuesday for a PLAY 60 youth football clinic with Cleveland-area children (More)

  • MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    Posted 12:43 PM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri curators have approved a request by the flagship Columbia campus for a new women's softball complex and a new facility for indoor football practices.

    A master plan for the Columbia campus endorsed by curators Thursday includes the two new (More)

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