Posted 7:54 AM 3/9/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The UM System Board of Curators met during a special meeting Monday morning to vote on a new athletic director for the University of Missouri.
The Board of Curators voted to move the meeting into executive session, which required media to leave the room at the time of the (More)
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Posted 10:55 PM 3/8/2015 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporter and KOMU 8 Digital Staff
COLUMBIA - Pending approval by the UM Board of Curators, Mack Rhoades will be the new Missouri athletic director.
Rhoades has been the athletic director at the University of Houston for six years and worked as the athletic director at the University of Akron for three and a half (More)
Posted 8:50 PM 3/8/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
KANSAS CITY - One of Mizzou's most decorated athletes is reportedly in line for a show-me-state homecoming. It has been reported that WR Jeremy Maclin will sign with the Kansas City Chiefs when free agency officially opens on Tuesday.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen broke the news on Sunday (More)
Posted 5:19 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday as they attempt to free up much-needed salary cap space before the start of free agency next week.
The Chiefs saved about $3 million by parting with Mays, who started last season on injured reserve (More)
Posted 9:55 AM 2/28/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
BOONE, North Carolina (AP) - Appalachian State has hired Douglas Gillin as its athletic director. Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced the hiring Friday and says Gillin will begin April 6.
Gillin comes to Appalachian State from Missouri, where he has been its deputy athletic director since (More)
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Posted 6:13 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season
The move frees up $6 million in salary cap space heading into free agency.
The 29-year-old Langford had been entering the final season (More)
Posted 6:10 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston.
The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it (More)
Posted 8:23 AM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press
INGLEWOOD, California (AP) - The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.
The council (More)
Posted 2:20 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have hired Chris Weinke as quarterbacks coach.
Weinke played seven NFL seasons after winning a Heisman Trophy and leading Florida State to a national championship. He had been director of the IMG Academy program in Bradenton, Florida, helping college (More)
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Posted 1:37 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press
NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana (AP) - Northwestern State has named Daryl Daye its new defensive coordinator and assistant head coach.
Daye, head coach for the past three seasons at Division II Missouri Southern in Joplin, announced his departure from the Lions' program Thursday to join the (More)
Posted 3:09 PM 2/19/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Workers have agreed to work around the clock without overtime if needed to build an NFL stadium on St. Louis' blighted north riverfront.
Gov. Jay Nixon and Mayor Francis Slay spoke at a news conference Thursday at the offices of the St. Louis Building and Construction (More)
Posted 9:25 AM 2/18/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason.
Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free (More)
Mizzou Women's Basketball concluded its season on Thursday night in the third round of the WNIT. Mizzou's third round appearance is the furthest postseason run for a Mizzou team since the 2002-03 season when the Tigers advanced to the quarterfinals of the WNIT.
Mizzou gymnastics redshirt senior Katelyn Trevino (Ovilla, Texas) was named the Southeastern Conference Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league announced on Thursday (March 26). Additionally, senior Laura Kappler (Evansville, Ind.) and freshman Becca Schugel (Eagan, Minn.) earned spots on the All-SEC and All-Freshman teams, respectively.
Mizzou sits atop the SEC East standings at 5-1 and heads into this weekend with an 19-7 record. It is the program's best start through 26 games since the team opened the 2008 season at 20-6. Mizzou's 5-1 mark is its best to open SEC play since the program...
AUSTIN, Tx. - The outdoor season is kicking off this week for the Mizzou Track & Field team, who will represent the black and gold at three meets across the country, including the 88th running of the prestigious Texas Relays. The Texas group will also see a few competitors at...
Mizzou Softball (21-5, 4-2) powered past Illinois, 17-5, and secured its seventh run-rule victory of the season. The Tigers tied the school record with five home runs for the second time this season