Posted 7:01 PM 12/4/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - With fans looking forward to the SEC Championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome, one place in downtown Atlanta offers fans a look back.
The College Football Hall of Fame opened at the end of August and has attracted several football fans from around the nation. But it's not (More)
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Posted 4:28 PM 12/4/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - SEC game days never seem to disappoint fans around the city of Atlanta.
"It really keeps us going when we have that kind of energy," Taco Mac server Joy Wells said. "It's like we don't get tired. It's really exciting, and we just get into the spirit of the game."
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Posted 3:33 PM 12/4/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Sports Xtra Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Fans of the Crimson Tide are used to winning. Alabama is football royalty when it comes to college football, especially in the Southeastern Conference.
Meanwhile, the University of Missouri is the new kid on the block. The Tigers have only been in the conference (More)
Posted 1:44 PM 12/4/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - The Southeastern Conference is warning fans to watch out for counterfeit tickets as they make their way to Georgia Dome for the SEC Championship.
Jim Sullivan, SEC Director of Championship Ticket Operations, said specific details and textures of the ticket will prove its (More)
Posted 6:50 PM 12/3/2014 by Cody Crutchfield and Mark Collins, KOMU 8 Reporters
COLUMBIA - Tickets for this Saturday's 2014 SEC Championship Game are already sold out on the SEC's official website, but that doesn't mean you can't buy tickets anymore.
This may actually be a blessing in disguise for fans looking for cheaper tickets. As of Wednesday evening, tickets were (More)
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Posted 2:28 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Gary Pinkel and Nick Saban are competing with a conference championship on the line 42 years after winning one together.
The former Kent State teammates will be on opposing sidelines Saturday. Saban leads No. 1 Alabama against Pinkel and No. 14 Missouri in the (More)
Posted 6:49 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - After being a target on social media for missing two extra points two weeks ago, Andrew Baggett won an award for his performance last Saturday.
Baggett hit two critical field goals in a 21-14 win against Arkansas. He made attempts from 52 yards and then another from 50 right (More)
Posted 5:09 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The SEC fined Missouri $25,000 Monday for fans entering the field following the team's 21-14 win against Arkansas Saturday.
This is Mizzou's second offense for rushing the field or court since the Tigers moved to the Southeastern Conference in 2012.
Fans last rushed the (More)
Posted 10:12 AM 12/1/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Police Officers Association said the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game should be disciplined and the NFL should publicly apologize.
Some witnesses said Michael Brown, who was black, had his hands up before being fatally (More)
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Posted 2:45 PM 11/30/2014 by Eric Kelly and Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters
ST. LOUIS - One year ago, the Battle Spartans finished up their first varsity football season after losing to Troy Buchanan in districts. Now, the Spartans have a state football championship.
In their first season with playoff eligibility, the Spartans defeated the Nixa Eagles (More)
Posted 9:00 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It's been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.
"I just think it got contagious," coach Gary Pinkel said after finally emerging from a rowdy locker room celebrating the 21-14 (More)
Posted 8:25 PM 11/28/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans flooded the tailgates Friday afternoon, hours before the Mizzou football team clinched the SEC East championship.
Fans ditched holiday shopping and decked out in black during the Black Friday game.
But Thanksgiving feasts didn't keep tailgaters from Friday's (More)
The Tigers return to Columbia on Monday to host UT Martin in a 7 p.m. contest. It's the final day of the Monday Punch Card promotion, so don't forget to stop by the Arena and get your punches!
Mizzou game notes following the 62-59 setback to Illinois in the 34 Annual Bud Light Braggin' Rights game.
Johnathan Williams III led Missouri with 15 points, but the Tigers fell to Illinois on a last second 3-pointer by Rayvonte Rice 62-59 in the annual Braggin' Rights game on Saturday.
A career-effort from sophomore Sierra Michaelis led the Tigers over Wake Forest, 79-64, on Saturday afternoon (Dec. 20). Michaelis tallied a career-best 21 points in the win, also grabbing five boards and dishing two assists. Junior Juanita Robinson also finished with a career-best 14 points in the contest, while sophomore...
No. 5 Mizzou wrestling improved to 12-0 this season after sweeping a trio of duals Friday afternoon at Mizzou Arena. The 12-0 record to begin the 2014-15 season marks the best start during head coach Brian Smith's tenure in Columbia, Mo., topping the 11-0 start to the 2008-09 season.