Posted 3:22 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 1945, beating the Washington Redskins 24-0 Sunday and giving them their first winning streak of the season.
Jared Cook caught two touchdown passes, Tavon Austin returned a punt 78 yards for a score (More)
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Posted 7:00 PM 12/6/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ATLANTA - The No. 16 Missouri Tigers fell to the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 42-13 in the SEC championship game. The Tigers were within a possession until Alabama scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to roll to victory.
The Crimson Tide opened up the scoring with a (More)
Posted 3:52 PM 12/8/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Back in May of 2011, a catastrophic tornado struck Joplin, impacting hundreds of thousands of lives. Since then, the city has made progress towards getting back on its feet.
Less than one month before this incident, a tornado devastated parts of Tuscaloosa. Just like (More)
Posted 8:27 PM 12/5/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA -INTRO:The Georgia World Congress Center and the Atlanta Falcons are construct a new stadium right next door to the Georgia Dome.
The New Atlanta Stadium will cost about $1 billion.
Construction began back in May and officials said they expect it to be ready by 2017. (More)
Posted 6:10 PM 12/5/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - Tensions ran high as Mizzou and Alabama prepared for Saturday's game, but SEC FanFire kicked off Friday to bring the teams together.
"The players just pour in here," The Colonnade Group President Robbie Roberton said. "It's like a sense of family."(More)
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Posted 5:45 PM 12/5/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - Mizzou Atlanta Alumni got together Friday at the Buckhead Saloon in Atlanta for an SEC eve party.
Atlanta Chapter President Chad Bozarth said this year's crowd increased greatly compared to last year.
"Throughout the night, we'll probably have about 800 people walk through (More)
Posted 2:48 PM 12/5/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Mizzou Xtra Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, AL - For Corbyn Wile, the University of Alabama isn't just her school, it's a family affair.
"I actually have three older sisters, and they all three came here," Wile said, with a smile.
But there is one thing that sets her apart from her sisters: she is battling a (More)
Posted 2:37 PM 12/5/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - MU football jetted off for the SEC Championship in Atlanta from Columbia Regional Airport at just about 2:00 Friday afternoon.
The weather caused some delays, but the flight normally is just under an (More)
Posted 11:08 PM 12/4/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - In Columbia, there are plenty of identifiable restuarants that are connected to the city and Mizzou. There is a restaurant in Tuscaloosa that has a unique connection to the city and the Crimson Tide.
Dreamland Bar-B-Que embodies Tuscaloosa. It is one of Alabama's most (More)
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Posted 7:01 PM 12/4/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - With fans looking forward to the SEC Championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome, one place in downtown Atlanta offers fans a look back.
The College Football Hall of Fame opened at the end of August and has attracted several football fans from around the nation. But it's not (More)
Posted 4:28 PM 12/4/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - SEC game days never seem to disappoint fans around the city of Atlanta.
"It really keeps us going when we have that kind of energy," Taco Mac server Joy Wells said. "It's like we don't get tired. It's really exciting, and we just get into the spirit of the game."
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Posted 3:33 PM 12/4/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Sports Xtra Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Fans of the Crimson Tide are used to winning. Alabama is football royalty when it comes to college football, especially in the Southeastern Conference.
Meanwhile, the University of Missouri is the new kid on the block. The Tigers have only been in the conference (More)
The Tigers return to Columbia on Monday to host UT Martin in a 7 p.m. contest. It's the final day of the Monday Punch Card promotion, so don't forget to stop by the Arena and get your punches!
Mizzou game notes following the 62-59 setback to Illinois in the 34 Annual Bud Light Braggin' Rights game.
Johnathan Williams III led Missouri with 15 points, but the Tigers fell to Illinois on a last second 3-pointer by Rayvonte Rice 62-59 in the annual Braggin' Rights game on Saturday.
A career-effort from sophomore Sierra Michaelis led the Tigers over Wake Forest, 79-64, on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 20). Michaelis tallied a career-best 21 points in the win, also grabbing five boards and dishing two assists. Junior Juanita Robinson also finished with a career-best 14 points in the contest, while sophomore...
No. 5 Mizzou wrestling improved to 12-0 this season after sweeping a trio of duals Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. The 12-0 record to begin the 2014-15 season marks the best start during head coach Brian Smith's tenure in Columbia, Mo., topping the 11-0 start to the 2008-09 season.