• MU Football Players Account for More Than 20 Arrests Since 2010

    Posted 6:26 PM 3/17/2014 by Nick Chabarria, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Four arrests Saturday add to a list of alcohol and drug related incidents involving University of Missouri student-athletes over the past four years.

    Columbia Police said they arrested basketball freshmen point guards Wes Clark and Shane Rector, sophomore football cornerback (More)

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  • Police Arrest Four Mizzou Athletes on Marijuana Charges

    Police Arrest Four Mizzou Athletes on Marijuana Charges

    Posted 1:39 PM 3/17/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Four University of Missouri athletes were arrested Saturday for what Columbia Police said was possession of less than 35 grams of marijuana.

    The athletes include basketball freshmen point guards Wes Clark and Shane Rector, sophomore football cornerback Aarion Penton and redshirt (More)

  • Chiefs Sign Former Raiders DT Vance Walker

    Chiefs Sign Former Raiders DT Vance Walker

    Posted 6:51 PM 3/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Chiefs filled one of their pressing needs by signing former Raiders defensive tackle Vance Walker to a three-year contract on Friday.

    The Chiefs also announced the signing of linebacker Frank Zombo, who had agreed to terms earlier in the week. Zombo appeared in 16 (More)

  • Missouri Football Holds First Spring Practice

    Missouri Football Holds First Spring Practice

    Posted 7:00 PM 3/11/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The 2014-2015 Missouri Tigers football season officially got underway Tuesday afternoon with the first spring practice of the year.  The home team taking Faurot Field this year will certainly look a bit different from that SEC East Championship team of a year ago.

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  • Michael Sam and SEC Opponents Compete in Combine

    Michael Sam and SEC Opponents Compete in Combine

    Posted 3:40 PM 2/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Jadeveon Clowney made things tougher for Johnny Manziel and the other potential No. 1 picks Monday.

    The former South Carolina star ran the fastest 40-yard dash time of the defensive lineman. NFL.com reported the unofficial time at 4.47 seconds. NFL Network said it was (More)

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  • Confident Sam Wishes Focus Could Stay On Football

    Confident Sam Wishes Focus Could Stay On Football

    Posted 2:08 PM 2/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Michael Sam says he wants to be known as just a football player, hopeful his sexuality soon won't be a story.

    The defensive end from Missouri made his first public appearance Saturday since announcing he's gay. He said at the NFL scouting combine he's not worried about (More)

  • Chiefs' Dorsey Says Franchise Tag Use Unlikely

    Chiefs' Dorsey Says Franchise Tag Use Unlikely

    Posted 4:11 PM 2/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs general manager John Dorsey says he does not anticipate using the franchise tag to keep one of the team's free agents, something they've done each of the past three seasons.

    After speaking at the NFL's annual scouting combine in Indianapolis, Dorsey addressed (More)

  • Seven Tigers Head to the NFL Combine

    Seven Tigers Head to the NFL Combine

    Posted 5:13 PM 2/20/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers football team will be well represented at the NFL Scouting Combine. Seven players from Missouri's Cotton Bowl squad will make the trip to Indianapolis this weekend.

    Gaining an invite to the so called "Underwear Olympics" is an important step onto the path (More)

  • Sam Receives Standing Ovation at Basketball Game

    Sam Receives Standing Ovation at Basketball Game

    Posted 10:10 PM 2/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Michael Sam received a standing ovation when he appeared on the arena video boards during Missouri's basketball game against Tennessee on Saturday.

    The All-America defensive end who could became the first openly gay player in the NFL, later a blew a kiss to the student (More)

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  • Chiefs Sign Gordon to One-Year Contract

    Chiefs Sign Gordon to One-Year Contract

    Posted 3:39 PM 2/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have signed restricted free agent Richard Gordon to a one-year contract to provide depth at tight end, a position where they struggled through injuries much of last season.

    The team had not announced the deal Friday, but NFLPA records indicate Gordon will (More)

  • Gregg Williams Returns as Rams Defensive Coordinator

    Gregg Williams Returns as Rams Defensive Coordinator

    Posted 2:45 PM 2/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Gregg Williams is returning to the Rams as defensive coordinator for the first time since he lost his job in New Orleans as fallout from the bounty scandal.

    The Rams announced the hiring Wednesday. A news conference introducing Williams will be Thursday. He will replace (More)

  • ESPN Radio Listeners Offer Michael Sam Support

    Posted 5:52 PM 2/10/2014 by Nick Chabarria, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Callers from around mid-Missouri offered their support Monday to former Mizzou football player Michael Sam on KTGR's The Big Show.

    "A group of young men, like a typical university like Mizzou can deal with something like this and not turn it into something negative. It (More)

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