• Mizzou spring football begins

    Mizzou spring football begins

    Posted 7:16 PM 3/10/2015 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Evan Boehm joked about how it feels like the team just got back from the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. But believe it or not, Spring football has arrived. Here are a few of the big storylines after Day 1. 

    Mizzou Introduces Mack Rhoades (More)

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  • Rams, Eagles agree to swap quarterbacks

    Rams, Eagles agree to swap quarterbacks

    Posted 6:58 PM 3/10/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - The Sam Bradford era has come to an end in St. Louis. The former number one overall pick was dealt to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday in exchange for quarterback Nick Foles.

    Bradford's legacy in St. Louis is a tenuous one.

    The Heisman Trophy winner out of Oklahoma was (More)

  • Officials predict $300M revenue bump for St. Louis stadium

    Officials predict $300M revenue bump for St. Louis stadium

    Posted 4:43 PM 3/9/2015 by The Associated Press

    JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Economic development officials say building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net tax revenues to Missouri over the next 30 years.

    A panel of House members Monday discussed the state's options to replace the 20-year-old (More)

  • Board of Curators approves Mack Rhoades as MU Athletic Director

    Posted 7:54 AM 3/9/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The UM System Board of Curators met during a special meeting Monday morning to vote on a new athletic director for the University of Missouri.

    The Board of Curators voted to move the meeting into executive session, which required media to leave the room at the time of the (More)

  • Mack Rhoades expected to be new MU Athletic Director

    Posted 10:55 PM 3/8/2015 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporter and KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - Pending approval by the UM Board of Curators, Mack Rhoades will be the new Missouri athletic director. 

    Rhoades has been the athletic director at the University of Houston for six years and worked as the athletic director at the University of Akron for three and a half (More)

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  • Former Mizzou star Maclin expected to sign with Chiefs

    Former Mizzou star Maclin expected to sign with Chiefs

    Posted 8:50 PM 3/8/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - One of Mizzou's most decorated athletes is reportedly in line for a show-me-state homecoming. It has been reported that WR Jeremy Maclin will sign with the Kansas City Chiefs when free agency officially opens on Tuesday. 

    ESPN's Chris Mortensen broke the news on Sunday (More)

  • Chiefs release LB Joe Mays to create salary cap space

    Chiefs release LB Joe Mays to create salary cap space

    Posted 5:19 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday as they attempt to free up much-needed salary cap space before the start of free agency next week.

    The Chiefs saved about $3 million by parting with Mays, who started last season on injured reserve (More)

  • Appalachian State hires Douglas Gillin as Athletic Director

    Appalachian State hires Douglas Gillin as Athletic Director

    Posted 9:55 AM 2/28/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    BOONE, North Carolina (AP) - Appalachian State has hired Douglas Gillin as its athletic director. Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced the hiring Friday and says Gillin will begin April 6.

    Gillin comes to Appalachian State from Missouri, where he has been its deputy athletic director since (More)

  • Rams release DT Kendall Langford

    Rams release DT Kendall Langford

    Posted 6:13 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season

    The move frees up $6 million in salary cap space heading into free agency.

    The 29-year-old Langford had been entering the final season (More)

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  • Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    Posted 6:10 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston.

    The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it (More)

  • Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    Posted 8:23 AM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    INGLEWOOD, California (AP) - The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.

    The council (More)

  • Rams hire Weinke as quarterbacks coach

    Rams hire Weinke as quarterbacks coach

    Posted 2:20 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have hired Chris Weinke as quarterbacks coach.

    Weinke played seven NFL seasons after winning a Heisman Trophy and leading Florida State to a national championship. He had been director of the IMG Academy program in Bradenton, Florida, helping college (More)

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  • W. Volleyball. Tigers Enjoy Record Setting Success In The Classroom

    The 2014-15 academic year at the University of Missouri has concluded, and Mizzou volleyball finished with the team's highest GPA in over a decade. The 14 girl roster posted a Spring 2015 semester GPA of 3.55 and finished with a cumulative 3.51 GPA this past school year.

  • Softball. Mizzou Softball Set for UCLA Super Regional

    No. 10-seed Mizzou Softall is set to face No. 7 UCLA in a best-of-three series at the Los Angeles Super Regional from May 23-24. All games will be televised on ESPNU. Saturday's Super Regional opener is slated to begin at 7 p.m. CT.

  • Track. Track & Field Earns 24 NCAA Prelim Qualifiers

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Twenty-four Tigers will move onto the second stage of the 2015 outdoor post-season, as their marks were good for qualification into the NCAA Championships West Preliminary Round in Austin, Tx., from May 28-30. The NCAA released the list of final entries on Thursday (May 21), which is...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Closes SEC Tournament With 4-3 Loss to Alabama

    Alabama catcher Will Haynie hit a go-ahead solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning as Mizzou baseball was eliminated from the SEC Tournament with a 4-3 loss on Thursday morning (May 21) at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. The loss drops the Tigers to 30-28 on the season while Alabama...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Falls to Commodores, 7-6, in 10 Innings

    Vanderbilt scored four runs over the final four innings as it completed a 7-6 comeback win over Mizzou baseball in 10 innings on Wednesday afternoon (May 20) in game six of the 2015 SEC Tournament at Hoover Metropolitan Stadium. Mizzou junior righty Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) struck out 10...