• MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    Posted 4:33 AM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

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

    A proposed master plan for the Columbia campus includes the two new athletic facilities. The projects (More)

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  • Mizzou Earns SEC Sportsmanship Award for Support of Sam

    Mizzou Earns SEC Sportsmanship Award for Support of Sam

    Posted 1:24 PM 6/19/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team was named one of four SEC Sportsmanship Award recipients on Thursday for the support it showed to Michael Sam. During the 2013 season, senior defensive end Michael Sam came out to his teammates as being gay.

    After sharing his sexual orientation with (More)

  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • W. Gymnastics. Get to Know Tia Allbritten

    MUTigers.com will sit down with Mizzou gymnastics' incoming freshman this summer. In the first installment, get to know Tia Allbritten.

  • W. Basketball. On the Prowl: Summer Highlights

    The Tigers have been working so hard this summer, especially on the team's favorite workout, THE HILL! Check out this edition of On the Prowl to hear all about Mizzou's summer workouts!

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Volleyball to be Featured on NCAA All-Access

    On the heels of its first ever SEC Championship and a 35-1 season, Mizzou volleyball has been selected by the NCAA to be featured on the NCAA.com All-Access video franchise during the 2014 season. NCAA.com All-Access will give fans around the nation a unique look at what it is like...

  • General News. Mizzou Athletics Enters Final Stage Before SEC Network Launch

    On May 2, 2013, the Southeastern Conference and ESPN announced a 20-year partnership that would maximize the league's exposure with the launch of the SEC Network. While Mizzou and SEC fans were expressing their excitement for an all-SEC, all-the-time Network, the Mizzou department of athletics and Mizzou Network Director Stan...

  • General News. Tigers Spend the Summer in Service Through Coach for College

    For most student-athletes, the summer months serve as a time to get away, get rejuvenated, and get refocused for the year and season ahead. But for four Tigers, this summer took on a different meaning - service - as junior Lydia Ely (volleyball) and seniors Maggie Givens (track & field),...