• Barry Odom returns to Mizzou as defensive coordinator

    Barry Odom returns to Mizzou as defensive coordinator

    Posted 9:57 AM 12/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel is bringing back a familiar face to help fill the void of Dave Steckel. Former Missouri player and coach Barry Odom was announced as the new defensive coordinator on Tuesday.

    Odom will re-join the Mizzou staff at the conclusion of the season when (More)

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  • St. Louis Rams lose 37-27 to Giants at home

    St. Louis Rams lose 37-27 to Giants at home

    Posted 11:29 PM 12/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams had not allowed a touchdown in three straight games.

    But they had trouble stopping anything Sunday, allowing a season-worst 514 yards in a 37-27 loss to the New York Giants that clinched their eighth straight losing season.

    "I mean, 500 yards of (More)

  • 2 Giants, 1 Rams player ejected

    2 Giants, 1 Rams player ejected

    Posted 4:46 PM 12/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two Giants players and one Rams player were ejected after a short brawl when Odell Beckham Jr. was tackled late out of bounds after a short reception.

    Wide receiver Preston Parker and defensive end Damontre' Moore were ejected for New York while Rams defensive end William (More)

  • Chiefs playoff hopes dim in 20-12 loss to Steelers

    Chiefs playoff hopes dim in 20-12 loss to Steelers

    Posted 3:24 PM 12/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andy Reid refused to take the easy path. His aggressive decision made Kansas City's fading road to the postseason decidedly more difficult.

    Needing all of an inch on fourth down deep in Pittsburgh territory late in the first half Sunday, Reid ordered the Chiefs to go for (More)

  • Chiefs' Bowe questionable for Steelers with flu

    Chiefs' Bowe questionable for Steelers with flu

    Posted 7:00 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe missed his third straight day of practice with the flu Friday and is questionable for Sunday's pivotal game at Pittsburgh.

    The Chiefs (8-6) would not be eliminated from the playoff race with a loss to the Steelers, but they would need a lot of (More)

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  • Missouri WR Hunt to undergo shoulder surgery

    Missouri WR Hunt to undergo shoulder surgery

    Posted 6:58 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA - Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt will undergo surgery for a left shoulder injury and miss the Citrus Bowl.

    The senior had been day to day before consulting with team doctors, who determined the injury was too painful for him to play in the Jan. 1 game against Minnesota in Orlando, Florida.

    In 12 games this season, Hunt had 40 catches for 698 yards and seven touchdowns.

  • Dave Steckel introduced as Missouri State Head Coach

    Dave Steckel introduced as Missouri State Head Coach

    Posted 5:27 PM 12/14/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Dave Steckel has left Mizzou to become the head football coach at Missouri State University.

    Steckel, who's been Mizzou's defensive coordinator for the past 5 years, was introduced as MSU's head coach Sunday afternoon. 

    Steckel was at Missouri's Citrus Bowl game (More)

  • Smith leads Kansas City past Oakland 31-13

    Smith leads Kansas City past Oakland 31-13

    Posted 3:35 PM 12/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Alex Smith threw for 297 yards and two scores, Kansas City shut down Derek Carr and the Oakland offense and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 31-13 on Sunday to end a three-game skid.

    Knile Davis had touchdowns running and receiving, and De'Anthony Thomas returned a punt 81 yards (More)

  • Dave Steckel reportedly taking head coaching job at Missouri State

    Dave Steckel reportedly taking head coaching job at Missouri State

    Posted 3:18 PM 12/13/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- Missouri will likely be looking for a defensive coordinator in the upcoming months. 

    According to the Springfield News-Leader, Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel is reportedly taking the head coaching job at Missouri State. Steckel was the linebackers coach at (More)

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  • Rams lose 12-6, now mathematically eliminated from playoffs

    Rams lose 12-6, now mathematically eliminated from playoffs

    Posted 10:46 PM 12/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Chandler Catanzaro kicked four field goals and the Arizona Cardinals overcame the loss of quarterback Drew Stanton with stifling defense, moving closer to clinching a playoff spot with a 12-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.

    The Rams (6-8) were held to (More)

  • Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Pinkel, Ray, Murphy earn SEC accolades

    Posted 2:19 PM 12/10/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    The SEC coaches awarded Missouri Head Coach Gary Pinkel, defensive end Shane Ray and running back Marcus Murphy with honors today.

    After leading the team to another SEC East division championship and 10-2 regular season record, Gary Pinkel took home the honor of the SEC Coach of the (More)

  • Doctors diagnose Chiefs safety Eric Berry with cancer

    Doctors diagnose Chiefs safety Eric Berry with cancer

    Posted 3:27 PM 12/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and will begin chemotherapy for what doctors called a "very treatable and potentially curable" form of cancer.

    Hodgkin's disease is a form of lymphoma originating in white blood cells.

    Berry had (More)

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