• Mitch Morse a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

    Mitch Morse a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

    Posted 9:27 PM 9/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri offensive lineman Mitch Morse has been named as one of 30 candidates for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award in college football.

    It recongizes a senior NCAA Division One FBS player every year who showcases excellence in community, character, classroom and (More)

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  • The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Rock Bridge

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Rock Bridge

    Posted 7:36 PM 9/18/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Hickman High School heads to Rock Bridge for Providence Bowl, one of the best rivalry games mid-Missouri high school football has to offer.

    No rain is predicted for Friday's games and the temperature is forecast to be in the mid-70's around kickoff.

    Who: (More)

  • Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Posted 5:17 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles showed up for practice Thursday, albeit in a limited capacity, despite a high ankle sprain sustained last Sunday against Denver.

    Charles did not participate Wednesday and there were fears that one of the game's dynamic playmakers could (More)

  • UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    Posted 3:20 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    STORRS, Connecticut (AP) - Connecticut and Missouri have agreed to a home-and-home football series, the first meetings between the programs.

    The schools announced Thursday that UConn will visit Columbia, Missouri on September 19, 2015 and the teams will play September 23, 2017 at (More)

  • Opening Drive: previewing high school football, week five

    Posted 1:46 PM 9/18/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, we give you the story of how one Fulton player is balancing music and football with some advice from his coach.

    Then, our hosts tell you about a special grill in Fayette and what was keeping everyone warm last week at the games.

    Finally, we give you a full preview of this week's Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Rock Bridge vs. Hickman, the Providence Bowl. We'll tell you every other game we'll be at as well! 

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  • WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    Posted 4:36 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stedman Bailey emerged as a consistent threat late in his rookie season and the St. Louis Rams anticipate plugging the wide receiver back into the mix right away this weekend against Dallas.

    Bailey served half of a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's (More)

  • Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Posted 3:45 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The past two weeks, when the Kansas City Chiefs have struggled to score touchdowns in the red zone, Andy Reid has insisted that he needs to put his players in better position to succeed.

    What happens when he puts the Chiefs in a bad position, though?

    Well, the (More)

  • Giants sign WR Washington to practice squad

    Giants sign WR Washington to practice squad

    Posted 4:32 PM 9/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey (AP) - The New York Giants placed cornerback Walter Thurmond III and wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.

    They were injured Sunday in New York's 25-14 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

    Thurmond had surgery Tuesday to (More)

  • Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Posted 6:42 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou defensive end Shane Ray has earned the SEC Defensive Player of the Week award one week after Maty Mauk received SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

    Ray was a disruptive force in Central Florida's offensive backfield, recording seven tackles, including four tackles (More)

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  • Chiefs say Charles and Berry have ankle sprains

    Chiefs say Charles and Berry have ankle sprains

    Posted 2:52 PM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a high ankle sprain and safety Eric Berry also has an ankle sprain, throwing their status into question for Sunday's game in Miami.

    Charles was hurt on his second carry of the Chiefs' 24-17 loss to Denver over the weekend, and Berry (More)

  • NFL adds domestic violence experts as advisers

    NFL adds domestic violence experts as advisers

    Posted 11:05 AM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL says three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the league.

    Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to (More)

  • Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Posted 10:54 AM 9/15/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will open up conference play on ESPN against South Carolina. The Southeastern Conference announced a 6 p.m. CT kickoff for Mizzou's Sept. 27 game on the road in the other Columbia of the SEC.

    While the Tigers will open up league play on the road, the (More)

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  • W. Golf. Mizzou Takes Johnie Imes Tournament Title

    Mizzou Women's Golf finished strong at the Seventh Annual Johnie Imes Invitational. Held at Columbia's own Club at Old Hawthorne, Mizzou took first overall with a final tally 18-under par. The Tigers set tournament records with their team totals from the first and second rounds (282, 280) and their third...

  • W. Golf. Tigers Lead the Way at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.

  • Football. Shane Ray Named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Wins Patriot Intercollegiate

    Ryan Zech fired a 4-under-par 67 to win his second tournament of the fall and lift Mizzou Golf to a three-shot win at the Patriot Intercollegiate on Monday afternoon in Virginia.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Heads to Oxford For Nationally-Televised Contest at Ole Miss

    Winner of seven of its last eight and 20 consecutive SEC matches, Mizzou volleyball will face a tough road test at Ole Miss on Wednesday (Oct. 1). The Rebels come into Wednesday's match at 14-2 and 0-2 in SEC play but boast an unblemished 7-0 home record. Mizzou is 2-1...