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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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)
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)
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)
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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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)
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)
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)
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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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)
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)
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.(More)
The Tigers continued into day two out in California on Thursday with the completion of the women's heptathlon and men's decathlon, and the start of the track events at the Mt. SAC Relays.
>No. 8 Texas A&M proved to be too much for the Mizzou tennis team on Friday night as the Aggies defeated the Tigers, 4-0, in the second round of the 2014 SEC Women's Tennis Championship. The loss marked an end to Missouri's season and dropped their record to 9-21. The...
The Mizzou Women's Basketball program and Head Coach Robin Pingeton announce the addition of Juanita Robinson to the team for the 2014-15 season. The 5-10 guard will come to Mizzou from Johnson County Community College after playing at Zion Benton High School in Zion, Ill.
No. 13 Mizzou Softball (32-12, 9-6 SEC) continues Southeastern Conference action at home with Ole Miss (April 18-19), with the Tigers riding a streak of three-straight league series wins.
Freshman pitcher Tori Finucane (Germantown, Md.) has been named a Top 25 Finalist for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association's inaugural Division I National Freshman of the Year trophy