• Chiefs lose LB Johnson with leg injury

    Chiefs lose LB Johnson with leg injury

    Posted 6:49 PM 9/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - It was a rough opening game for the Kansas City Chiefs, who lost Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson to a torn Achilles tendon.

    Johnson went down late in the first half Sunday with nobody around and needed to be carted off the field. Kansas City lost another defensive (More)

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  • Patterson shines, Vikings whip Rams

    Patterson shines, Vikings whip Rams

    Posted 3:33 PM 9/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson ran for 102 yards on three carries with a 67-yard scoring run off a simple pitchout and the Minnesota Vikings shut down the St. Louis Rams 34-6 on Sunday, opening impressively under new coach Mike Zimmer.

    The Rams handled Adrian (More)

  • Locker leads Titans to 26-10 win over Chiefs

    Locker leads Titans to 26-10 win over Chiefs

    Posted 3:31 PM 9/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Jake Locker threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns, Alex Smith was intercepted three times and the Tennessee Titans rolled to a 26-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

    Locker picked apart a Chiefs defense that lost linebacker Derrick Johnson and defensive (More)

  • Rams QB Hill sidelined with thigh injury

    Rams QB Hill sidelined with thigh injury

    Posted 2:31 PM 9/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Rams quarterback Shaun Hill has left the game against the Vikings with a thigh injury. Austin Davis replaced him to start the second half, making his NFL debut.

    It was unclear how Hill was hurt.

    The 34-year-old Hill made his first start since 2010 in place (More)

  • Mauk leads Missouri past Toledo

    Posted 3:04 PM 9/6/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    TOLEDO, Ohio - Maty Mauk had a career afternoon as the No. 24 Missouri Tigers beat the Toledo Rockets 49-24 to improve to 2-0 on the year. Mauk threw for 325 yards and 5 touchdowns as the Tigers easily handled Toledo in head coach Gary Pinkel's return to his former school.

    The Tigers got (More)

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  • Mizzou Xtra: Tigers take their talents to Toledo

    Mizzou Xtra: Tigers take their talents to Toledo

    Posted 9:51 PM 9/5/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist

    COLUMBIA - Last week's win for Missouri's football team wasn't necessarily pretty, but the Tigers got the job done against South Dakota State. Still, things don't get any easier from here. The Tigers have a tougher opponent on the docket Saturday: the Toledo Rockets. This will be Missouri's first (More)

  • FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 3

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 3

    Posted 1:13 PM 9/5/2014 by John Zupon, Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Games were going late or being postponed throughout Missouri because of rain that moved in around the start of the games and lightning at several fields.

    Click here to see all the scores.

    Many games, like the game of the (More)

  • Bradford has no date set for surgery on torn ACL

    Bradford has no date set for surgery on torn ACL

    Posted 10:55 AM 9/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - After suffering a season-ending torn left anterior cruciate ligament for the second time in nine months, St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford said Thursday he will be back.

    "I'm just taking it one day at a time and focusing on getting it fixed and starting rehab again," (More)

  • Mizzou vs. Toledo preview and prediction

    Mizzou vs. Toledo preview and prediction

    Posted 8:16 AM 9/5/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm going to host a weekly Mizzou football webcast to get you ready for gameday. Every week, I'll breakdown three things you need to know about the upcoming matchup. This week, the Tigers travel to Toledo for their first road test of the season on Saturday, September 6 at 11 (More)

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  • The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Jefferson City

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Jefferson City

    Posted 4:18 PM 9/4/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    JEFFERSON CITY - It is the third week of spending Friday night's underneath the bright lights of a football stadium, and this week the KOMU 8 Sports team heads south to Jefferson City as the Jays take on the Hickman Kewpies.

    Who: Hickman Kewpies (0-2) at Jefferson City (More)

  • Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week three

    Posted 8:46 PM 9/3/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Week two of Opening Drive takes you right into the atmosphere of mid-Missouri high school football.

    One Mexico High School cheerleader has inspired an entire community and the Moberly High School football team is attacking this season under a new mantra from its coach.

    (More)
  • Cheerleader with Down syndrome "heart and soul" of Mexico squad

    Posted 8:39 PM 9/3/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    MEXICO - Mexico High School head cheerleading coach Linda Malott says she noticed it when she first watched Kelsay Hobbs cheer.

    "It was her smile and her spirit," Malott said. "She just had this wonderful, cheerful way of cheering on a crowd."

    Hobbs is an 18-year-old senior at (More)

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  • M. Golf. Mizzou, SEC Battle ACC At DICK'S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup

    After beginning the season with its third consecutive victory at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate, Mizzou Golf heads to Kingston Springs, Tenn., to compete in the DICK'S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup, Sept. 19-21.

  • W. Tennis. Tennis Travels To Kansas City For Fall 2014 Opener

    For the third consecutive year, Mizzou tennis will begin their season with the Mizzou Invite at The Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City, Mo. The three day event will take place Friday, Sept. 19 - Sunday, Sept. 21. Admission to the Mizzou Invite is free throughout the weekend.

  • W. Golf. Inclement Weather Plagues Tigers at Cougar Classic

    Lighting delays and rain plagued the Tigers all through the Powerade Cougar Classic this week, even stopping third round play twice. Held at Yeamans Hall Club, the Tigers finished 22nd overall with a final score 53-over par on the Par 72, 6,204-yard course. Arkansas (-18), UCLA (-11) and Duke (-8)...

  • Cross Country. XC Women Move Up in Regional Rankings

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - After two exciting meets to kick of the season, the Tiger women have reclaimed their 2013 position on the Midwest Regional rankings, released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday. They moved up from their pre-season No. 5 position to...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Hires Hunter Mense as Hitting Coach

    Mizzou head baseball coach Tim Jamieson has announced that Mizzou graduate and former Tiger All-American Hunter Mense has been promoted and will serve as the program's full time hitting coach. Mense, one of the brightest young minds in college baseball, had a very successful playing career both collegiately and at...