• College Football Hall of Fame welcomes visitors after recent opening

    Posted 7:01 PM 12/4/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ATLANTA - With fans looking forward to the SEC Championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome, one place in downtown Atlanta offers fans a look back.

    The College Football Hall of Fame opened at the end of August and has attracted several football fans from around the nation. But it's not (More)

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  • Atlanta SEC hot spots expect less fan turnout this year

    Posted 4:28 PM 12/4/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ATLANTA - SEC game days never seem to disappoint fans around the city of Atlanta.

    "It really keeps us going when we have that kind of energy," Taco Mac server Joy Wells said. "It's like we don't get tired. It's really exciting, and we just get into the spirit of the game."

    Taco Mac (More)

  • Alabama fans not fazed by Missouri's back-to-back wins

    Posted 3:33 PM 12/4/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Sports Xtra Reporter

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Fans of the Crimson Tide are used to winning. Alabama is football royalty when it comes to college football, especially in the Southeastern Conference. 

    Meanwhile, the University of Missouri is the new kid on the block. The Tigers have only been in the conference (More)

  • SEC warns fans about counterfeit tickets

    Posted 1:44 PM 12/4/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ATLANTA - The Southeastern Conference is warning fans to watch out for counterfeit tickets as they make their way to Georgia Dome for the SEC Championship.

    Jim Sullivan, SEC Director of Championship Ticket Operations, said specific details and textures of the ticket will prove its (More)

  • SEC Championship Game ticket prices lower than ever

    Posted 6:50 PM 12/3/2014 by Cody Crutchfield and Mark Collins, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Tickets for this Saturday's 2014 SEC Championship Game are already sold out on the SEC's official website, but that doesn't mean you can't buy tickets anymore.

    This may actually be a blessing in disguise for fans looking for cheaper tickets. As of Wednesday evening, tickets were (More)

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  • Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Posted 2:28 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Gary Pinkel and Nick Saban are competing with a conference championship on the line 42 years after winning one together.

    The former Kent State teammates will be on opposing sidelines Saturday. Saban leads No. 1 Alabama against Pinkel and No. 14 Missouri in the (More)

  • Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Mizzou's Baggett wins Co-SEC Special Teams Player of the Week

    Posted 6:49 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After being a target on social media for missing two extra points two weeks ago, Andrew Baggett won an award for his performance last Saturday.

    Baggett hit two critical field goals in a 21-14 win against Arkansas. He made attempts from 52 yards and then another from 50 right (More)

  • SEC fines Missouri for fans storming field

    SEC fines Missouri for fans storming field

    Posted 5:09 PM 12/1/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The SEC fined Missouri $25,000 Monday for fans entering the field following the team's 21-14 win against Arkansas Saturday.

    This is Mizzou's second offense for rushing the field or court since the Tigers moved to the Southeastern Conference in 2012.

    Fans last rushed the (More)

  • St. Louis police group criticizes Rams players

    St. Louis police group criticizes Rams players

    Posted 10:12 AM 12/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Police Officers Association said the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game should be disciplined and the NFL should publicly apologize.

    Some witnesses said Michael Brown, who was black, had his hands up before being fatally (More)

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  • Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Battle football caps dream run with a state title

    Posted 2:45 PM 11/30/2014 by Eric Kelly and Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    ST. LOUIS - One year ago, the Battle Spartans finished up their first varsity football season after losing to Troy Buchanan in districts. Now, the Spartans have a state football championship. 

    In their first season with playoff eligibility, the Spartans defeated the Nixa Eagles (More)

  • No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

    No. 17 Missouri beats Arkansas to take SEC East

    Posted 9:00 PM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - After three quarters smothered by Arkansas, Missouri found a way out. It's been that way most of the year, simply finding ways to get the job done.

    "I just think it got contagious," coach Gary Pinkel said after finally emerging from a rowdy locker room celebrating the 21-14 (More)

  • Hog dominates Mizzou tailgate menus

    Posted 8:25 PM 11/28/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans flooded the tailgates Friday afternoon, hours before the Mizzou football team clinched the SEC East championship.

    Fans ditched holiday shopping and decked out in black during the Black Friday game.

    But Thanksgiving feasts didn't keep tailgaters from Friday's (More)

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