Posted 6:05 PM 1/15/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
With the regular season for the NFL at wraps, the Pro Football Writers of America (PFWA) reflected on the season by handing out awards. Many players from the Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Rams received awards.
Rams defensive end Robert Quinn received arguably the biggest award so far (More)
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Posted 1:49 PM 1/7/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - After recording more than 1,000 rushing yards in a season for the second time in his career, Missouri junior tailback Henry Josey has declared for the 2014 NFL Draft. The 2013-14 season was a comeback season for Josey, who suffered a knee injury his sophomore year in 2011 against (More)
Posted 6:04 AM 1/7/2014 by The Associated Press
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - Florida State is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college football poll, ending the Southeastern Conference's record streak of national championships.
The Seminoles received all 60 first-place votes from the media panel after beating Auburn 34-31 in the BCS (More)
Posted 4:23 PM 12/5/2013 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Reporter
CALIFORNIA - Mid-Missouri athletic directors and coaches alike are making sure bullying does not happen in their programs. With the Miami Dolphins bullying scandal gaining major media attention, bullying has been a topic across the nation and discussion on how to prevent it starting in high (More)
Posted 8:28 PM 1/2/2014 by Brent Pearson, KOMU 8 Reporter
STILLWATER, Okla. - One man helped boost Oklahoma St. University's facilities into state of the art complexes.
T. Boone Pickens, an oiler and businessman, grew up in Holdenville, Okla. and graduated from OSU in 1951 with a degree in geology. After graduation, Pickens began to build his oil (More)
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Posted 7:47 PM 12/30/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist
(COLUMBIA) - Despite a disappointing loss to Auburn in the SEC Championship, the Missouri Tigers finished 11-2 on the year and will culminate in an appearance in the AT&T Cotton Bowl. The Tigers will play the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Jan. 3 at 7 p.m.
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Posted 6:53 PM 12/22/2013 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Andrew Luck threw for 241 yards and a touchdown, Donald Brown ran 51 yards for another score and the Indianapolis Colts beat the Kansas City Chiefs 23-7 on Sunday in a potential preview of an AFC wild-card playoff game.
The Colts (10-5) took advantage of four turnovers (More)
Posted 6:50 PM 12/22/2013 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Zac Stacy rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown, and two other rookies also had big games for the St. Louis Rams in their 23-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.
Stedman Bailey scored on a 27-yard reverse, and Alec Ogletree forced two fumbles.
Posted 3:25 PM 12/20/2013 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Southeastern Conference announced Friday that three universities will be fined after fans rushed the respective schools' football fields.
Missouri fans rushed the field after the Tigers' dramatic 28-21 victory over Texas A&M which led to the clinching the SEC East title. (More)
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Posted 4:06 PM 12/11/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel has been named the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Coach of the Year for Region 2. Pinkel has also been named a finalist for the prestigious Eddie Robinson National Coach of the Year, as awarded by the Football Writers Association of (More)
Posted 3:53 PM 12/11/2013 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Missouri defensive end Michael Sam continues to gather accolades. After being named the AP SEC Defensive Player of the Year and AP All-SEC First Team, Sam was named to the USA Today All-American First Team and the SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year.
Sam is the only Missouri (More)
Posted 5:04 PM 12/9/2013 by Clayton Conness, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Missouri Football defensive end Michael Sam has been named The Associated Press' 2013 Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Year. AP made the announcement Monday in addition to releasing its All-SEC First and Second Teams.
Sam topped the conference in both sacks (10.5) (More)
The Mizzou tennis team suffered a 7-0 loss at the hands of No. 7 Vanderbilt Friday evening in an outdoor match at the Mizzou Tennis Complex. The loss dropped the Tigers to 4-9 on the season and 0-3 in Southeastern Conference play, while the Commodores improved to 10-3 overall and...
Mizzou vs. Southern Mississippi Game One Notes With the win, Mizzou now trails Southern Mississippi in the all-time series 5-8 Brett Graves' scoreless inning streak came to an end at 16.1 innings after giving up a RBI-single in the top of the second
Junior righty Brett Graves (St. Charles, Mo.) was dominant again for Mizzou baseball, as his 8.0 IP led the way for Mizzou (5-6) to claim a series-opening 4-1 victory over Southern Mississippi (6-8) Friday night (March 7) at Taylor Stadium. Graves improves to 2-1 on the season, surrendering only one...
In the team's final regular season road-trip of the year, Missouri gymnastics fell to No. 11 Auburn Friday evening by a total score of 197.000 to 194.600. In the dual meet loss, the visiting Tigers from Columbia, Mo. turned in event scores of 48.500 or higher in three of their...
Junior Danielle Barbiea, sophomore Anna Patterson and freshman Katharine Ross of the Mizzou women's swimming team all earned individual invitations to compete in the 2014 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, held March 20-22 in Minneapolis, Minn., the NCAA announced on Wednesday.