• Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    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)

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  • Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    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)

  • Rams hire Weinke as quarterbacks coach

    Rams hire Weinke as quarterbacks coach

    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)

  • Missouri Southern coach hired at Northwestern State

    Missouri Southern coach hired at Northwestern State

    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)

  • Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    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)

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  • Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

    Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

    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)

  • Daniel, Maclin and Coffman remember college careers

    Posted 7:20 PM 2/15/2015 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Three key members from the highest ranked Missouri Tigers football team are now in the program's Hall of Fame. Chase Daniel, Jeremy Maclin and Chase Coffman soaked in the moment as their college careers were recognized.

    All three said they had many great memories from their time (More)

  • Six inducted into MU Hall of Fame

    Six inducted into MU Hall of Fame

    Posted 10:28 AM 2/14/2015 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The careers and accomplishments of six former Tigers were remembered Friday evening. The group became the newest members of the Intercollegiate Athletics University of Missouri Hall of Fame. 

    The inductees included three football players Chase Daniel, Chase Coffman, Jeremy (More)

  • Rams name Cignetti offensive coordinator

    Rams name Cignetti offensive coordinator

    Posted 3:26 PM 2/12/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have promoted quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti to offensive coordinator, replacing Brian Schottenheimer, who left in January to become offensive coordinator at the University of Georgia.

    The Rams also announced Thursday that tight ends coach Rob Boras (More)

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  • Nixon announces deals at site of proposed Rams stadium

    Nixon announces deals at site of proposed Rams stadium

    Posted 11:54 AM 2/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon announced deals with a power company and a railroad that he said represent progress toward plans for a proposed riverfront stadium for the St. Louis Rams.

    Nixon's news conference Tuesday included leaders of Ameren Missouri and Terminal Railroad Association. (More)

  • Central Methodist football signing day makes history

    Central Methodist football signing day makes history

    Posted 5:55 PM 2/4/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FAYETTE - Central Methodist University had nearly all of its 2015 football recruiting class on campus Wednesday to sign their letters of intent.

    All but two of the Eagles' 28 signees were on hand for the National Signing Day ceremony. The event was broadcasted online, which CMU says is the (More)

  • Missouri Signs Beckner Jr.

    Missouri Signs Beckner Jr.

    Posted 3:04 PM 2/4/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri's 2015 football recruiting class added its most highly regarded player Wednesday.

    Terry Beckner Jr., a defensive tackle from East St. Louis (IL) High School, announced his commitment to Mizzou at a morning press conference covered by ESPNU and other (More)

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  • Track. Crocker Clinches Drake Relays Title on Final Day

    DES MOINES, Ia. - Mizzou Track & Field closed out one of their busiest weeks of the year on Saturday (April 25), closing out competitions at the Penn Relays (Philadelphia, Penn.), Drake Relays (Des Moines, Ia.), and Triton Invitational (San Diego, Calif.). Among the highlights of the day was the...

  • Baseball. No. 14 Mizzou Drops Saturday Contest at No. 8 Vanderbilt

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped game two of its series at No. 8 Vanderbilt, 12-2, on Saturday afternoon (April 25) at Hawkins Field. Vanderbilt's Philip Pfiefer struck out a career-high 13 Mizzou batters en-route to his third win of the season. Mizzou's Tanner Houck (Collinsville, Ill.) was tagged with the...

  • Softball. Mizzou Softball's Series-Opener vs. LSU Moved to 6 p.m. Saturday

    No. 15 Mizzou Softball (33-10, 11-7) has moved its series-opener against No. 3 LSU to 6 p.m. CT tonight.

  • Track. Garton with a Victory at Drake Relays

    DES MOINES, Ia. - Senior Macauley Garton finally claimed his Drake Relays title on Friday (April 24), after narrowly missing the winning finish at the 2014 with his second place finish. Garton took the lead among the collegians in the field early on, bouncing back from a rough opening round...

  • Baseball. No. 14 Mizzou Drops Series Opener at No. 8 Vanderbilt

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped its series-opener with No. 8 Vanderbilt, 9-2, on Friday night (April 24) at Hawkins Field. Junior righty Reggie McClain (Duluth, Ga.) was tagged for eight runs on nine hits in his shortest outing of the season (2.2 innings). Mizzou put runners on base in the...