• Rams top Redskins 24-0 for 2nd straight shutout

    Rams top Redskins 24-0 for 2nd straight shutout

    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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  • No. 16 Missouri falls to No. 1 Alabama in Atlanta

    No. 16 Missouri falls to No. 1 Alabama in Atlanta

    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)

  • Joplin and Tuscaloosa rebuilding after 2011 tornadoes

    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)

  • New Atlanta Stadium to replace Georgia Dome in 2017

    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)

  • SEC FanFare eases championship rivalries

    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."

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  • Mizzou Atlanta Alumni throw SEC championship eve party

    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)

  • Alabama sophomore determined to not let cancer stop her

    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)

  • MU football takes flight for Atlanta

    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)

  • Dreamland Bar-B-Que connects with community

    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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  • College Football Hall of Fame welcomes visitors after recent opening

    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)

  • Atlanta SEC hot spots expect less fan turnout this year

    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."

    Taco Mac (More)

  • Alabama fans not fazed by Missouri's back-to-back wins

    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)

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