• Chiefs' Houston skips report date for offseason program

    Chiefs' Houston skips report date for offseason program

    Posted 8:30 AM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs reported for the start of their offseason program on Monday.

    Well, most of them did.

    The most notable absence was All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston, who was given the franchise tag after a record-setting sack season. Houston still has not (More)

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  • Suit seeks clarity on funding for St. Louis stadium

    Suit seeks clarity on funding for St. Louis stadium

    Posted 2:44 PM 4/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Regional Complex and Sports Authority is asking a court to clarify whether the city can contribute tax money for a new NFL stadium without a public vote.

    A lawsuit filed Friday seeks clarity as part of the effort to develop a new open-air stadium and keep the (More)

  • Arrowhead, Kauffman stadiums' food service fires manager

    Arrowhead, Kauffman stadiums' food service fires manager

    Posted 12:24 PM 3/27/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - A food safety manager at Kauffman and Arrowhead stadiums in Kansas City says he was fired after complaining about dirty conditions.

    Jon Costa shared with ESPN's "Outside the Lines" a letter that he said came from his former employer, Aramark. The March 17 letter said (More)

  • Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Mizzou agrees 2017 football game with Idaho

    Posted 8:32 AM 3/21/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri and University of Idaho have agreed to a single game for October 21, 2017. The game will be take place in Columbia as the final non-conference game of the season.

    In 2017, Missouri will be home to face Missouri State on September 2 and Purdue on (More)

  • Fans of St. Louis Rams want team to stay despite lower attendance

    Posted 12:27 PM 3/16/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters; Josh Matejka, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Many aspects of The St. Louis Rams are different since the team was known as "The Greatest Show on Turf."  There have been changes in coaching, ownership and, especially, fan support. Now, there are indications Rams owner Stan Kroenke might move the team to the Los Angeles (More)

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  • St. Louis restaurant finds itself in stadium blueprint

    Posted 10:25 PM 3/15/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters

    ST LOUIS - A 90-year-old St. Louis restaurant finds itself a part of the Rams' proposed stadium plans, but the restaurant is not what is pictured on the blueprint.

    Al's is more than a restaurant. It is the oldest same family in the same location restaurant in St. Louis. Three generations (More)

  • King Ram won't buy season tickets through Rams

    Posted 4:31 PM 3/15/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter; Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ST. LOUIS - Elvis Presley is the undisputed King of Rock and Roll. The legacy he left behind has helped one Rams fan create a character worthy of the Professional Football Ultimate's Fan Association.

    Dave King became a St. Louis Rams fan when the team moved from Anaheim, California to (More)

  • AP source: Chiefs give Ron Parker 5-year, $30M deal

    AP source: Chiefs give Ron Parker 5-year, $30M deal

    Posted 10:23 AM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs are bringing back versatile defensive back Ron Parker on a five-year, $30 million contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the Chiefs have not announced the deal.

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  • Chiefs release former Pro Bowl WR Dwayne Bowe

    Chiefs release former Pro Bowl WR Dwayne Bowe

    Posted 2:17 PM 3/13/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs released wide receiver Dwayne Bowe on Thursday, parting ways with a fan favorite who will finish his career as the franchise's third-leading receiver.

    Bowe would have counted $14 million against the salary cap this season, a massive number for a (More)

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  • Rams reacquire Keenum from Texans

    Rams reacquire Keenum from Texans

    Posted 3:38 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have reacquired quarterback Case Keenum from the Houston Texans, giving them a potential backup behind Nick Foles.

    The Rams also agreed to terms Wednesday with tight end Lance Kendricks, an unrestricted free agent.

    St. Louis sent a seventh-round (More)

  • Cardinals agree to terms with Weatherspoon

    Cardinals agree to terms with Weatherspoon

    Posted 1:19 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.

    The first-round draft pick from the University of Missouri in 2010, spent five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. Weatherspoon agreed to a one-year contract, which is expected to be close to $4 million.

    [Editor's note: this story has been edited to reflect information only relevant to former Mizzou player Sean Weatherspoon.]

  • Chiefs announce signing of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin

    Chiefs announce signing of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin

    Posted 1:07 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Jeremy Maclin to a five-year deal, adding the down-the-field threat that their wide receiver group was sorely lacking last season.

    The contract is worth up to $55 million, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The (More)

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  • Softball. Mizzou Softball Set for UCLA Super Regional

    No. 10-seed Mizzou Softall is set to face No. 7 UCLA in a best-of-three series at the Los Angeles Super Regional from May 23-24. All games will be televised on ESPNU. Saturday's Super Regional opener is slated to begin at 7 p.m. CT.

  • Track. Track & Field Earns 24 NCAA Prelim Qualifiers

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Twenty-four Tigers will move onto the second stage of the 2015 outdoor post-season, as their marks were good for qualification into the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round in Austin, Tx., from May 28-30. The NCAA released the list of final entries on Thursday (May 21), which is...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Closes SEC Tournament With 4-3 Loss to Alabama

    Alabama catcher Will Haynie hit a go-ahead solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning as Mizzou baseball was eliminated from the SEC Tournament with a 4-3 loss on Thursday morning (May 21) at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The loss drops the Tigers to 30-28 on the season while Alabama...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Falls to Commodores, 7-6, in 10 Innings

    Vanderbilt scored four runs over the final four innings as it completed a 7-6 comeback win over Mizzou baseball in 10 innings on Wednesday afternoon (May 20) in game six of the 2015 SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Mizzou junior righty Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) struck out 10...

  • M. Basketball. Andersons Kick Off Tigers on the Prowl Charity

    Mizzou Men's Basketball head coach Kim Anderson and wife, Melissa, are set to serve as campaign hosts for the 2015 Tigers on the Prowl