Posted 8:41 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams signed punter John Hekker to a six-year contract extension Friday, keeping him with the team through the 2020 season.
The 24-year-old Hekker was scheduled to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season. Terms were not disclosed.
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Posted 6:38 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Kerwynn Williams rushed for 100 yards two days after being elevated from the Arizona practice squad and the Cardinals rallied to beat Kansas City 17-14 on Sunday in a matchup of teams that had lost two in a row.
The NFC West-leading Cardinals (10-3) took the lead (More)
Posted 4:00 PM 12/7/2014 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football team will face the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl after finishing the season 10-3.
The game will be played in Orlando, Florida on January 1, 2015 at 12 p.m.
The Tigers finished the season 16th in the (More)
Posted 3:22 PM 12/7/2014 by The Associated Press
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have back-to-back shutouts for the first time since 1945, beating the Washington Redskins 24-0 Sunday and giving them their first winning streak of the season.
Jared Cook caught two touchdown passes, Tavon Austin returned a punt 78 yards for a score (More)
Posted 7:00 PM 12/6/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ATLANTA - The No. 16 Missouri Tigers fell to the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide 42-13 in the SEC championship game. The Tigers were within a possession until Alabama scored 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to roll to victory.
The Crimson Tide opened up the scoring with a (More)
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Posted 3:52 PM 12/8/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - Back in May of 2011, a catastrophic tornado struck Joplin, impacting hundreds of thousands of lives. Since then, the city has made progress towards getting back on its feet.
Less than one month before this incident, a tornado devastated parts of Tuscaloosa. Just like (More)
Posted 8:27 PM 12/5/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA -INTRO:The Georgia World Congress Center and the Atlanta Falcons are construct a new stadium right next door to the Georgia Dome.
The New Atlanta Stadium will cost about $1 billion.
Construction began back in May and officials said they expect it to be ready by 2017. (More)
Posted 6:10 PM 12/5/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - Tensions ran high as Mizzou and Alabama prepared for Saturday's game, but SEC FanFire kicked off Friday to bring the teams together.
"The players just pour in here," The Colonnade Group President Robbie Roberton said. "It's like a sense of family."(More)
Posted 5:45 PM 12/5/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter
ATLANTA - Mizzou Atlanta Alumni got together Friday at the Buckhead Saloon in Atlanta for an SEC eve party.
Atlanta Chapter President Chad Bozarth said this year's crowd increased greatly compared to last year.
"Throughout the night, we'll probably have about 800 people walk through (More)
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Posted 2:48 PM 12/5/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Mizzou Xtra Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, AL - For Corbyn Wile, the University of Alabama isn't just her school, it's a family affair.
"I actually have three older sisters, and they all three came here," Wile said, with a smile.
But there is one thing that sets her apart from her sisters: she is battling a (More)
Posted 2:37 PM 12/5/2014 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - MU football jetted off for the SEC Championship in Atlanta from Columbia Regional Airport at just about 2:00 Friday afternoon.
The weather caused some delays, but the flight normally is just under an (More)
Posted 11:08 PM 12/4/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - In Columbia, there are plenty of identifiable restuarants that are connected to the city and Mizzou. There is a restaurant in Tuscaloosa that has a unique connection to the city and the Crimson Tide.
Dreamland Bar-B-Que embodies Tuscaloosa. It is one of Alabama's most (More)
The Mizzou gymnastics team concludes its three-meet road stretch on Friday, Jan. 29 when the squad travels to Cape Girardeau, Mo., to face Lindenwood and host SEMO in the State of Missouri Meet at 6:30 p.m. CT.
Future Tiger, Sophie Cunningham, has been named to the McDonald's All American Game's West Team Roster. A current Rock Bridge High School senior standout, Cunningham marks the first future Tiger to make the McDonald's All-American rosters.
Mizzou tennis kicked off their Spring 2015 schedule Wednesday at the Mizzou Tennis Complex, and walked away with two convincing wins over the opposition. The Tigers swept Northern Iowa 7-0 in the first contest, and followed that up with a 6-1 win over SIUE.
Junior OF Emily Crane (Troy, Mo.) and sophomore RHP Tori Finucane (Germantown, Md.) represent Mizzou on the prestigious list, making Head Coach Ehren Earleywine's squad one of 12 to have multiple nominees among the 50 candidates, joining Auburn, Florida and Georgia from the ranks of the Southeastern Conference.
The Mizzou swimming and diving teams open three straight days of competition on Thursday, Jan. 29 at Noon CT when the squads host Southeastern Conference foe Auburn on Senior Day at the Mizzou Aquatic Center. Prior to the meet, Missouri will recognize its 15 seniors for their contributions to the...