• Houston Misses First Day of Mandatory Minicamp

    Houston Misses First Day of Mandatory Minicamp

    Posted 5:30 PM 6/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston was a no-show Tuesday on the first day of the Kansas City Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp.

    Houston, who is entering the final year of his contract, also skipped three weeks of voluntary workouts. He is due to make about $1.4 (More)

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  • Chiefs release Flowers after voluntary workouts

    Posted 7:38 PM 6/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs released cornerback Brandon Flowers on Friday, shortly after finishing up three weeks of voluntary workouts in which the former starter was conspicuously absent.

    Kansas City has been bumping up against the salary cap, so the move to part ways with Flowers (More)

  • Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith Arrested For DUI

    Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith Arrested For DUI

    Posted 6:21 PM 6/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith was cited for driving under the influence and careless driving after an officer witnessed him lose control and strike a light pole early Monday.

    According to a copy of the police report, Smith was attempting to make a turn in Kansas (More)

  • Competition for jobs with Chiefs already tight

    Competition for jobs with Chiefs already tight

    Posted 8:55 PM 6/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There might as well be a sign propped up on the road outside Arrowhead Stadium that reads "Casting Call," considering the number of jobs that are up for grabs.

    There's the spot at free safety that opened up when Kendrick Lewis hit free agency. There are the spots (More)

  • Michael Sam: No issues fitting in with Rams

    Michael Sam: No issues fitting in with Rams

    Posted 8:52 PM 6/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Sam says he knows he will be judged on his performance.

    The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL said Friday there have been no issues fitting in with his St. Louis Rams teammates, no awkward moments in the locker room and that he was accepted right away. (More)

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  • Competition for Jobs with Chiefs Already Tight

    Competition for Jobs with Chiefs Already Tight

    Posted 12:36 PM 6/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There might as well be a sign propped up on the road outside Arrowhead Stadium that reads "Casting Call," considering the number of jobs that are up for grabs.

    There's the spot at free safety that opened up when Kendrick Lewis hit free agency. There are the spots (More)

  • Cranes Removed From Memorial Stadium Expansion Project

    Posted 7:17 AM 6/2/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mick Deaver Memorial Drive will be closed from June 2 until June 13 so construction crews can remove cranes from the Memorial Stadium Expansion Project.

    On the day of the Black & Gold Game in mid-April, Missouri Associate Athletic Director Tim Hickman said the project is (More)

  • SEC Announces $309.6 Million in Revenue Distribution

    SEC Announces $309.6 Million in Revenue Distribution

    Posted 1:02 PM 5/30/2014 by Blair Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    SANDESTIN, Florida - The Southeastern Conference (SEC) announced Friday it will distribute approximately $309.6 million among the 14 universities of the conference, the highest distribution in conference history.

    The average amount each school will receive, excluding bowl money, is (More)

  • Mizzou Football Slated to Host Arkansas on Thanksgiving Friday

    Posted 10:07 AM 5/27/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri will host its new cross-division rival Arkansas in the final 2014 regular season game on Friday, November 28 at 1:30 p.m. CT on CBS. The game was announced on Tuesday as part of the 2014 SEC on CBS Schedule.

    The Friday match-up between the Tigers and Razorbacks will be (More)

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  • Helias Catholic Football Player Hale Hentges Commits To Alabama

    Helias Catholic Football Player Hale Hentges Commits To Alabama

    Posted 7:58 PM 5/25/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - Helias High School football player Hale Hentges has announced his commitment to the University of Alabama football program.

    Hentges is currently ranked as the second best tight end prospect in the 2015 prospect class as well as the 56th best player in the ESPN 300 Prospect (More)

  • Chiefs Sign Dee Ford

    Chiefs Sign Dee Ford

    Posted 2:49 PM 5/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY -  The Chiefs signed first-round pick Dee Ford on Saturday, putting the final player from this year's draft class under contract as the team began a three-day rookie minicamp.

    Ford played defensive end at Auburn but the Chiefs view him as a pass-rushing outside linebacker (More)

  • Oprah's Network Plans Series on NFL's Michael Sam

    Oprah's Network Plans Series on NFL's Michael Sam

    Posted 5:49 PM 5/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - The Oprah Winfrey Network says it plans to produce a documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

    The series will take an up-close look at the man recently drafted by the St. Louis Rams in a groundbreaking moment (More)

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  • Football. Mizzou Football Fan Video Contest Announced

    With the recent release of this season's football season ticket commercial, Mizzou Athletics is challenging fans to make their own original promotional video for Mizzou Football.

  • W. Volleyball. MIZ-USA: Mizzou Volleyball With Team USA

    After capturing the nation's attention in 2013 with an SEC Championship and an undefeated regular season, Mizzou volleyball got a chance to represent the nation this summer as four Tigers were selected to participate as members of the USA Volleyball Collegiate National Team. For three of the four Tigers, it...

  • General News. Mizzou And Kansas City Host Successful Third Annual SEC Block Party

    This past Tuesday, July 22 at McFadden's Sports Saloon inside the Power and Light District in Kansas City, Mo., fans from across the Kansas City area were treated to a unique event in association with the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The Third Annual "SEC Block Party", led by KC Tiger Club's...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Notebook - Summer Ball Update

    As we approach the final weeks of summer ball, Mizzou baseball players have made been making their mark in leagues across the country. Pitchers Brandon Baker and Cole Bartlett have been striding for success in the MINK League. Breckin Williams and Austin Tribby have been nothing but dominant in the...

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Trio Earns Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Honors

    Mizzou Golf had three student-athletes named Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars on Wednesday. Seniors Emilio Cuartero (Lleida, Spain) and Hunter Kraus (Memphis, Tenn.) and junior Ryan Zech (Kearney, Mo.) earned the honor, which was announced today by the Golf Coaches Association of America.