Posted 2:49 PM 5/24/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY - The Chiefs signed first-round pick Dee Ford on Saturday, putting the final player from this year's draft class under contract as the team began a three-day rookie minicamp.
Ford played defensive end at Auburn but the Chiefs view him as a pass-rushing outside linebacker (More)
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Posted 5:49 PM 5/14/2014 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Oprah Winfrey Network says it plans to produce a documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
The series will take an up-close look at the man recently drafted by the St. Louis Rams in a groundbreaking moment (More)
Posted 7:14 PM 5/13/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Rams play in most likely the toughest division in football, the NFC West. It's a division that boasts the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, the San Francisco 49ers, who have reached the NFC Championship Game the past two seasons, advancing to the Super Bowl (More)
Posted 8:39 PM 5/12/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Rams wide receiver Stedman Bailey has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
Bailey was a third-round draft pick last year out of West Virginia, and made two starts. He (More)
Posted 9:39 AM 5/10/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
NEW YORK CITY - The 2014 NFL Draft will conclude on Saturday with rounds four, five, six and seven. 156 more players will hear their name called. Players who are not drafted will be known as Undrafted Free Agents following the draft and are then free to sign contracts with any team.
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Posted 5:50 PM 5/9/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
NEW YORK CITY -- 68 more players heard their name called on Friday in rounds two and three of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The St. Louis rams made two selections in the first round on Thursday night, drafting Auburn OT Greg Robinson and Pittsburg DT Aaron Donald. (More)
Posted 8:03 PM 5/8/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
NEW YORK CITY - The 2014 NFL Draft kicked off from Radio City Music Hall in New York City on Thursday night for the first round of the draft. The players drafted in the first round will receive 4-year NFL contracts and a fifth year option.
Here's a look at the picks made by the St. (More)
Posted 9:55 AM 5/7/2014 by The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Michael Sam has been selected the winner of the Arthur Ashe Courage Award.
The Missouri defensive end, who likely will be drafted by an NFL team this weekend, will receive the award at The 2014 ESPYS on July 16.
Sam, the SEC Defensive Player of the Year, has (More)
Posted 8:17 PM 5/6/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - On Monday former Mizzou football star T.J. Moe clicked his hypothetical ruby red cleats together and decided, "There's no place like home."
Moe signed a one-year contract with his hometown, St. Louis Rams.
Thrilled to announce (More)
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Posted 12:59 PM 5/2/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Mizzou football begins in just under four months and for many fans, and companies, preparations are well underway for the upcoming season.
The cable companies that serve Tiger fans across mid-Missouri spoke with KOMU 8 News Friday about the newly created SEC Network and the (More)
Posted 11:13 AM 5/1/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will get its first broadcast on the SEC Network during week three of the 2014 college football season. On Thursday, the Southeastern Conference announced the Tigers' home game scheduled for Saturday, September 13 against UCF will be televised on the league's (More)
Posted 7:41 PM 4/30/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Tim Hickman, University of Missouri Executive Associate Athletic Director, said he expects Memorial Stadium's East Side expansion project to be complete in time for the 2014 Missouri football season. Hickman said the project cost roughly $46 million.
"Just to stay with modern (More)
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This summer we are excited to spotlight some of the folks who contribute to our program off the court. Each Tuesday this summer you will get to meet a special individual who makes a big difference to the Mizzou Women's Basketball Program!
The defending SEC Champion Mizzou volleyball team has scheduled its annual fan meet & greet at the Columbia Mall on August 16 from 2-4 p.m. in the Target wing of the mall. This is the third consecutive year that Mizzou volleyball has teamed with the Columbia Mall for the annual...
In the third edition of the Mizzou tennis "Summer Update", we sat down with sophomore Beatriz Machado Santos. After spending her freshman year at Texas Tech University, Santos is set to begin her Tigers career this upcoming 2014-15 season.
The defending SEC Champion Mizzou volleyball team will open training camp in less than two weeks, and coinciding with camp opening will be another Mizzou volleyball Social Media Takeover. After a successful takeover last year, the volleyball student-athletes will again run the team's twitter (@MizzouVB) and the team's Instagram (mizzou_volleyball)...