• Longtime Assistant Coach Bruce Walker Retires

    Longtime Assistant Coach Bruce Walker Retires

    Posted 5:31 PM 7/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri assistant football coach Bruce Walker is retiring from the sport after 13 seasons with the Tigers.

    Walker has been with head coach Gary Pinkel since the beginning at Mizzou in 2001, coaching tight ends and offensive linemen. Walker was also on Pinkel's (More)

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  • Helias football to play on ESPNU

    Posted 7:18 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Helias' opening football game against Nixa has been moved to Sunday, August 24 and will be nationally televised on ESPNU.

    The Crusaders have been to four-straight state championships games, but have been unable to capture a state title.

    Helias went 12-3 last season, falling to Webb (More)

  • Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Posted 12:20 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Though he's no ordinary rookie, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam says he's treated as such so far in the NFL.

    The league's first openly gay active player and all the NFC rookies were in town Tuesday for a PLAY 60 youth football clinic with Cleveland-area children (More)

  • MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    Posted 12:43 PM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri curators have approved a request by the flagship Columbia campus for a new women's softball complex and a new facility for indoor football practices.

    A master plan for the Columbia campus endorsed by curators Thursday includes the two new (More)

  • MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    Posted 4:33 AM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - University of Missouri curators are weighing a request by the flagship Columbia campus for a new women's softball complex and a new facility for indoor football practices.

    A proposed master plan for the Columbia campus includes the two new athletic facilities. The projects (More)

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  • Mizzou Earns SEC Sportsmanship Award for Support of Sam

    Mizzou Earns SEC Sportsmanship Award for Support of Sam

    Posted 1:24 PM 6/19/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team was named one of four SEC Sportsmanship Award recipients on Thursday for the support it showed to Michael Sam. During the 2013 season, senior defensive end Michael Sam came out to his teammates as being gay.

    After sharing his sexual orientation with (More)

  • Houston Misses First Day of Mandatory Minicamp

    Houston Misses First Day of Mandatory Minicamp

    Posted 5:30 PM 6/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston was a no-show Tuesday on the first day of the Kansas City Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp.

    Houston, who is entering the final year of his contract, also skipped three weeks of voluntary workouts. He is due to make about $1.4 (More)

  • Chiefs release Flowers after voluntary workouts

    Posted 7:38 PM 6/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs released cornerback Brandon Flowers on Friday, shortly after finishing up three weeks of voluntary workouts in which the former starter was conspicuously absent.

    Kansas City has been bumping up against the salary cap, so the move to part ways with Flowers (More)

  • Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith Arrested For DUI

    Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith Arrested For DUI

    Posted 6:21 PM 6/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith was cited for driving under the influence and careless driving after an officer witnessed him lose control and strike a light pole early Monday.

    According to a copy of the police report, Smith was attempting to make a turn in Kansas (More)

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  • Competition for jobs with Chiefs already tight

    Competition for jobs with Chiefs already tight

    Posted 8:55 PM 6/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There might as well be a sign propped up on the road outside Arrowhead Stadium that reads "Casting Call," considering the number of jobs that are up for grabs.

    There's the spot at free safety that opened up when Kendrick Lewis hit free agency. There are the spots (More)

  • Michael Sam: No issues fitting in with Rams

    Michael Sam: No issues fitting in with Rams

    Posted 8:52 PM 6/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Sam says he knows he will be judged on his performance.

    The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL said Friday there have been no issues fitting in with his St. Louis Rams teammates, no awkward moments in the locker room and that he was accepted right away. (More)

  • Competition for Jobs with Chiefs Already Tight

    Competition for Jobs with Chiefs Already Tight

    Posted 12:36 PM 6/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There might as well be a sign propped up on the road outside Arrowhead Stadium that reads "Casting Call," considering the number of jobs that are up for grabs.

    There's the spot at free safety that opened up when Kendrick Lewis hit free agency. There are the spots (More)

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  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Soccer Opens With Scoreless Tie Against Syracuse

    The Mizzou soccer team opened the 2014 season with a 0-0 double overtime tie against Syracuse Friday evening in University Park, Pennsylvania. The Tigers owned a 19-15 edge in shots, including a 3-1 edge in the double overtime period.

  • W. Gymnastics. Get to Know Kelli Martin

    MUTigers.com will sit down with Mizzou gymnastics' incoming freshman this summer. This week we get to know Kelli Martin.

  • W. Basketball. WBB Staff Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    The Missouri Women's Basketball Staff took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this week to help spread awareness about the disease. ALS is short for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and is often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease." ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and...

  • M. Basketball. Mizzou Basketball Announces 2014-15 Non-Conference Slate

    Missouri Basketball announced its complete regular-season schedule on Friday as a trip to the 2014 Maui Invitational and the 33rd annual Bud Light Braggin' Rights Game against Illinois highlight a challenging slate of games. Mizzou has five non-conference games currently scheduled against clubs that won 20 (or more) games a...

  • General News. Mizzou Freshmen Class of 2018 Continue Rock M Painting Tradition

    According to the story, the tradition of freshmen taking care of the "Rock M" inside Faurot Field dates back to 1927, when a group of freshmen built the M out of extra rocks that were left over from the stadium's construction. And so, for the last 87 years, the youngest...