• Mizzou Staff, Coaches Show Support for Michael Sam

    Posted 5:30 PM 2/10/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Members of the Missouri football team and the athletic department showed their support for former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam Monday. Sam made the announcement Sunday he is gay with the help of ESPN. Since the announcement, several players, students and officials from the (More)

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  • Mizzou's Michael Sam Reveals He's Gay

    Posted 7:27 PM 2/9/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA -- Missouri defensive end Michael Sam revealed on Sunday, he is gay. Sam made the announcement in a report by ESPN's "Outside the Lines." The Associated Press SEC Defensive Player of the Year came out stating: "I am an openly, proud gay man." Sam told players and coaches at the (More)

  • Chiefs Release DB Robinson, Sign WR Dressler

    Chiefs Release DB Robinson, Sign WR Dressler

    Posted 6:22 PM 2/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have parted ways with veteran defensive back Dunta Robinson, who never lived up to expectations last season.

    They also signed Canadian Football League wide receiver Weston Dressler.

    Robinson just finished the first year of a $13.75 million (More)

  • Chiefs sign CFL star WR Weston Dressler

    Chiefs sign CFL star WR Weston Dressler

    Posted 1:14 PM 2/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have signed Canadian Football League star Weston Dressler to a futures contract, hoping he can bolster a relatively weak wide receiver corps.

    The 28-year-old Dressler has spent the past six years in the CFL, where he caught 442 passes for 6,531 yards and (More)

  • Missouri Football Lands 28 Recruits for the 2014 Class

    Missouri Football Lands 28 Recruits for the 2014 Class

    Posted 5:25 PM 2/5/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Wednesday marks the end of the college football recruiting season.

    Most top college football prospects made verbal commitments before National Signing Day, but some of the remaining athletes waited to announce their choice on the final day.

    The University of Missouri (More)

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  • Seahawks Defeat Broncos to Win First Super Bowl

    Seahawks Defeat Broncos to Win First Super Bowl

    Posted 9:04 PM 2/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. - The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8.

    Linebacker Malcolm Smith returned an interception of Peyton Manning 69 yards for a touchdown late in the first half Sunday, and Percy Harvin returned the opening (More)

  • Football Fans Enjoy Super Bowl Experience

    Posted 6:40 PM 2/2/2014 by Tatiana Darie, KOMU 8 News Reporter

    COLUMBIA - One of America's favorite Sundays has arrived. Fans watch it for the ads or to cheer for your favorite team, the Super Bowl is the biggest event on the US sporting calendar and one of the most televised programs of the year.

    The Seattle Seahawks won this year's Super Bowl at the (More)

  • Missouri Alum Sheldon Richardson Named NFL's Defensive ROY

    Missouri Alum Sheldon Richardson Named NFL's Defensive ROY

    Posted 7:38 PM 2/1/2014 by Jacob Kornhauser, KOMU 8 Digital Sports Producer

    Columbia - Former Missouri Tiger defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson has been named the Associated Press NFL defensive rookie of the year.

    Over his two years at Missouri, Richardson had 112 tackles including six sacks. His stellar 2012 camapaign helped propel him into the first round of (More)

  • Mizzou Football Lands 26 on SEC Fall Honor Roll

    Mizzou Football Lands 26 on SEC Fall Honor Roll

    Posted 5:51 PM 1/30/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The SEC named 26 Missouri Football student-athletes to its Fall Honor Roll Thursday.

    Honorees include starting Punter Christian Brinser, Offensive Linemen Mitch Morse, Justin Britt and Connor McGovern, Defensive End Marvin Foster, Defensive Tackle Matt Hoch, Wide Receiver Marcus (More)

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  • Court Documents Reveal Green-Beckham Had No Pot on Him

    Court Documents Reveal Green-Beckham Had No Pot on Him

    Posted 1:24 PM 1/30/2014 by Eric Stoyanov, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    SPRINGFIELD - New court documents from Greene County show University of Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham had no illegal substances on him. The Springfield Police Department arrested Green-Beckham on suspicion of drug activity Jan. 10.

    The documents state, Springfield police (More)

  • Rams Fire Defensive Coordinator Tim Walton

    Rams Fire Defensive Coordinator Tim Walton

    Posted 2:47 PM 1/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams fired defensive coordinator Tim Walton on Wednesday after finishing in the middle of the pack in his one season.

    Coach Jeff Fisher announced the move and wished Walton well. Walton spent four years as the secondary coach in Detroit before he was hired (More)

  • College Athletes Take Step Toward Forming Union

    College Athletes Take Step Toward Forming Union

    Posted 1:22 PM 1/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Football players at Northwestern are spearheading the formation of a first-of-its-kind union for college athletes.

    Outgoing Wildcats quarterback Kain Colter joined union leaders Tuesday in Chicago to announce the creation of the College Athletes Players Association.

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  • W. Tennis. Mizzou Tennis Adds Brianna Lashway to Program

    University of Missouri Head Tennis Coach Sasha Schmid announced on Friday the addition of Brianna Lashway (Bradenton, Fla.) to the program for the 2014-15 season. Lashway signed a National Letter of Intent to attend the University and compete for the Tigers.

  • W. Gymnastics. Gymnastics Add Tia Allbritten To 2014 Freshmen Class

    Missouri gymnastics has added a fifth member to their 2014 freshmen recruiting class in Tia Allbritten, as announced today by head coach Shannon Welker. Allbritten joins Kennedi Harris, Kelli Martin, Shauna Miller, and Becca Schugel as future Tigers expected to join the program this summer.

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Fan Primer - vs. #22 Mississippi State

    With forecasted great weather across Mid-Missouri, Mizzou fans are encouraged to come out all weekend and enjoy a three-game series as Mizzou baseball takes on No. 22 Mississippi State. Friday's game will begin at 6 p.m. while Saturday's contest will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday's series finale will be...

  • M. Basketball. Letter to Tiger Nation

    Earlier this morning, Frank Haith informed me that he would be resigning his position as head basketball coach at Missouri. I thanked Frank for his service to the University the past three years and on behalf of the Mizzou family, we wish him, Pam, Corey and Bri, the best of...

  • Softball. Previewing Softball: vs. Ole Miss

    No. 13 Mizzou Softball (32-12, 9-6 SEC) welcomes Ole Miss (22-22, 3-12 SEC) to Columbia, Mo., this weekend in the second-to-last home weekend series for the Tigers.