• Plans for new St. Louis football stadium by river unveiled

    Plans for new St. Louis football stadium by river unveiled

    Posted 4:03 PM 1/9/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and the Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Plans have been unveiled for a new open-air football stadium in St. Louis along the Mississippi River as the city ups its bid to either keep the Rams or lure a new NFL team.

    The plan announced Friday said the stadium would cost at least $860 million. Private sources and (More)

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  • Bud Sasser's patience pays off

    Bud Sasser's patience pays off

    Posted 7:25 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Bud Sasser has emerged as Maty Mauk's go-to receiver as the senior wide out easily leads the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns this season. However, he almost gave it up in high school, and at one point, he even told his high school coach that he wasn't going to play (More)

  • Marcus Murphy leaves behind multifaceted legacy

    Marcus Murphy leaves behind multifaceted legacy

    Posted 7:37 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - There are about 110 players on a division 1 football team. To make one of these teams and then have an impact is obviously something not many football players across the nation get the chance to even do.

    How about leaving behind a legacy? That's difficult and up for discussion (More)

  • Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

    Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

    Posted 7:45 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Many of Missouri's players got the chance to see the sights in Orlando, Florida and have somewhat of a vacation. For others, it was a chance to go home, and for Florida native Sean Culkin, his family got to be a part of his trip.

    "I can't wait," Culkin said. "I'm about two hours (More)

  • Timeline highlights MU season as Tigers gear up for Citrus Bowl

    Timeline highlights MU season as Tigers gear up for Citrus Bowl

    Posted 12:43 PM 12/28/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers football team plays in its 31st bowl game in program history Thursday, taking on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

    The appearance marks the 10th bowl game for Missouri (10-3) under head coach Gary Pinkel (More)

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  • Bowl games in Orlando generate more than $60 million for the city

    Posted 1:11 PM 12/31/2014 by Shannon O'Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Orlando is known for its famous theme parks, such as Disney World, but there are other events in the city that bring in big money.

    There are four bowl games in held in Orlando every year helping out hotels, amusement parks, car rentals and many more businesses.

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  • Citrus Bowl parade joins Mizzou, Minnesota fans

    Posted 5:31 PM 12/30/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Gloomy weather plagued cities around the Sunshine State Tuesday, but the Citrus Bowl parade was filled with color.

    120,000 oranges, tangerines and grapefruit decorated parade floats for the annual event before the game.

    Parade Director Stephanie Hanisak said organizers (More)

  • Mizzou fans arrive in Orlando for the Citrus Bowl

    Posted 11:34 AM 12/30/2014 by Shannon O'Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - People travel down to Orlando every winter to get away from the cold to experience SeaWorld, Disney World and other amusement parks in the area.

    Mizzou football fans arrived at the Hilton Hotel Tuesday. Such a large amount of people tried to check in at the same time causing some (More)

  • Gatorland adds a thrill for visitors in Orlando

    Posted 8:32 PM 12/29/2014 by Shannon O'Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - One of many amusment parks Orlando has to offer gives tourists a different kind of thrill.

    Gatorland has close to 2,000 alligators and crocodiles spread out over 110 acres of land.

    The gators range from the hatchlings at six to eight inches all the way to 14 feet or (More)

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  • KOMU 8 News travels to Gopher territory

    Posted 6:07 PM 12/29/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

    MINNEAPOLIS - KOMU 8 News visited the land of 10,000 lakes to see what Minnesota fans thought about their chances of winning Thursday's Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl game.

    University of Minnesota senior Muhammad Mire said he thinks playing in Minnesota's bitter cold temperatures has (More)

  • Smith out, Daniel in as Chiefs QB for Sunday

    Smith out, Daniel in as Chiefs QB for Sunday

    Posted 2:25 PM 12/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen. Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel will start in his place.

    Team trainer Rick Burkholder said Friday that Smith was likely hurt on a hit during the (More)

  • Rams Wells tries to rebound from costly botched snaps

    Rams Wells tries to rebound from costly botched snaps

    Posted 12:40 AM 12/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Over and over, Scott Wells refused to make excuses for the ones that got away.

    The St. Louis Rams center accepts a lot of the blame for last week's loss to the Giants. He botched two crucial shotgun snaps, twice hiking it over Shaun Hill's head, and playing hurt is not (More)

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