• Gregg Williams Returns as Rams Defensive Coordinator

    Gregg Williams Returns as Rams Defensive Coordinator

    Posted 2:45 PM 2/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Gregg Williams is returning to the Rams as defensive coordinator for the first time since he lost his job in New Orleans as fallout from the bounty scandal.

    The Rams announced the hiring Wednesday. A news conference introducing Williams will be Thursday. He will replace (More)

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  • ESPN Radio Listeners Offer Michael Sam Support

    Posted 5:52 PM 2/10/2014 by Nick Chabarria, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Callers from around mid-Missouri offered their support Monday to former Mizzou football player Michael Sam on KTGR's The Big Show.

    "A group of young men, like a typical university like Mizzou can deal with something like this and not turn it into something negative. It (More)

  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • W. Tennis. Cierra Gaytan-Leach Earns All-SEC Honors

    University of Missouri senior tennis player Cierra Gaytan-Leach (Corona del Mar, Calif.) was named to the 2014 All-Southeastern Conference second team, released by the league office today. Gaytan-Leach's selection marks the first time a Tiger tennis player earned all-conference honors since 2005.

  • Baseball. Mizzou 5, WSU 4 (10)

    NOTES- After being shut down with elbow issues last year, Tuesday was Alec Rash's first start since April 30, 2013, against Southeast Missouri State. Rash threw 4.0 innings for the Tigers, allowing three runs on four hits with a walk and a strikeout. It was his longest outing since March...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Walks Off Against Wichita State, Wins 5-4

    Dillon Everett (Phoenix, Ariz.) lined a single down the right field line on the first pitch he saw of his fifth at-bat, helping Mizzou (18-21) walk off with an extra-inning win over Wichita State (21-19) at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night (April 22) in the National College Baseball Hall of...

  • Softball. Mizzou Athletics to Host Zero Waste Weekend

    Mizzou Athletics has announced a Zero Waste Weekend for all home competitions from Thursday, May 1-Sunday, May 4, encompassing Tiger baseball, softball and track and field.

  • Baseball. Mizzou Athletics to Host Zero Waste Weekend

    Mizzou Athletics has announced a Zero Waste Weekend for all home competitions from Thursday, May 1-Sunday, May 4, encompassing Tiger baseball, softball and track and field.