Posted 12:29 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Shaun Hill has been here before. A career backup quarterback, Hill is certain he will be able to successfully run the St. Louis Rams' offense after Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending knee injury during the weekend.
Hill has been forced into an extended relief role for (More)
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Posted 10:23 AM 8/25/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports
Here are your week one Friday Night Fever plays of the week! Watch the video and vote and be sure to watch Friday Night Fever each Friday night for all your local football coverage.
Posted 10:06 PM 8/24/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Success stories aren't about what. They're about why.
"You have to have a reason," Missouri senior defensive end Markus Golden said. "You got to have a why. And my why has always been to make my family better."
But to understand why, you have to understand how Markus (More)
Posted 3:14 PM 8/24/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - Rams starting quarterback Sam Bradford is out for the entire regular season, head coach Jeff Fisher confirmed to the media on Sunday. Bradford tore his left ACL in Saturday's preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.
Bradford injured his knee in the first quarter when he (More)
Posted 2:02 PM 8/23/2014 by Lexi Spivak, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - As the Missouri Tigers enter their third season in the Southeastern Conference, the South East Craft Beer Fest came to Columbia for the first time Saturday.
Columbia has 5 craft breweries, more than 130 bars and 300 restaurants. The festival Saturday aimed to expand those (More)
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Posted 5:06 PM 8/22/2014 by John Zupon, Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA- Week one of high school football started off with major heat threatening to go into the triple digits and delaying a lot of the games.
However, the heat did not slow down the big plays. (More)
Posted 1:58 PM 8/22/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
Stephenson was a fill-in starter last season but was expected to anchor the right (More)
Posted 11:50 PM 8/21/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
MEXICO - The smell of fresh cut grass is in the air, and school is in session, which means Friday Night Fever is back. In the first Game of the Week, the Mexico Bulldogs host the North Callaway Thunderbirds to kick off each teams' season.
KOMU 8 News will be covering most games with a (More)
Posted 7:59 PM 8/21/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women's soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched (More)
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Posted 2:01 PM 8/21/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Sports
MEXICO, MO - The facilities at Hawthorne Heights are immaculate. However, there used to be an eyesore right above the football field that had been there since 1992.
The old press box at Mexico High School was "full of mold, structurally the integrity of it had be compromised (More)
Posted 8:42 PM 8/20/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community - Ferguson, Missouri.
North is one of three high schools in the Ferguson-Florissant School District that has yet to begin (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 8/20/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
CENTRALIA - Centralia Football Coach Erle Bennett is limited to coaching 550 hours this season due to a Missouri retirement statute.
Bennett retired from teaching last spring.
Steve Yoakum, the executive director of the Public School Retirement System of Missouri said, "The (More)
Mizzou Golf won its third consecutive and fourth overall Turning Stone Intercollegiate title Monday in Verona, N.Y., with a score of 6-over-par 870. The Tigers never lost their lead throughout the 11-team tournament and defeated second-place finisher Cleveland State by 10 strokes.
Each Monday prior to Mizzou Football's game, head coach Gary Pinkel and student-athletes meet with the media.
Mizzou (1-0) hits the road for the fi rst time in 2014 as they take on the Toledo Rockets (1-0) Saturday at 11 a.m. (central time) in Toledo, Ohio. Both teams are coming off of home victories this past Saturday against ranked FCS opponents. Mizzou jumped to a 21-7 lead...
Freshman Savannah Trujillo scored two goals and junior Reagan Russell added another as the Mizzou soccer team posted a 3-1 win over SMU Sunday night in Dallas, Texas. With the win in goal, redshirt senior goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein broke Missouri's career wins record with 36. She entered the match tied...
The Fall 2014 Mizzou tennis season kicks off in just 19 days, as the Tigers head to Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 19 for the Mizzou Invite. With the upcoming season on the horizon, head coach Sasha Schmid and assistant coach Jason Potthoff agreed on a unique team bonding...