Posted 3:22 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
HOOVER, Ala. - Members of the media picked four players from the Mizzou football program to represent the preseason All-SEC teams Thursday.
Senior defensive end Markus Golden was voted to the second team as he will be expected to bring leadership to Gary Pinkel's defense this fall. Golden (More)
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Posted 2:40 PM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Alabama (AP) - Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league.
Staying on top might be even more of a challenge.
The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season (More)
Posted 1:18 PM 7/11/2014 by Blair Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Tiger fans will have a new place to tailgate this fall when Truman's Terrace, located on the southeast side of Memorial Stadium, opens for the 2014 football season.
The area, formerly known as the Amphitheater at Mizzou, will be terraced into a tiered hillside and will be (More)
Posted 5:31 PM 7/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - University of Missouri assistant football coach Bruce Walker is retiring from the sport after 13 seasons with the Tigers.
Walker has been with head coach Gary Pinkel since the beginning at Mizzou in 2001, coaching tight ends and offensive linemen. Walker was also on Pinkel's (More)
Posted 7:18 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
Helias' opening football game against Nixa has been moved to Sunday, August 24 and will be nationally televised on ESPNU.
The Crusaders have been to four-straight state championships games, but have been unable to capture a state title.
Helias went 12-3 last season, falling to Webb (More)
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Posted 12:20 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press
BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Though he's no ordinary rookie, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam says he's treated as such so far in the NFL.
The league's first openly gay active player and all the NFC rookies were in town Tuesday for a PLAY 60 youth football clinic with Cleveland-area children (More)
Posted 12:43 PM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri curators have approved a request by the flagship Columbia campus for a new women's softball complex and a new facility for indoor football practices.
A master plan for the Columbia campus endorsed by curators Thursday includes the two new (More)
Posted 4:33 AM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press
COLUMBIA (AP) - University of Missouri curators are weighing a request by the flagship Columbia campus for a new women's softball complex and a new facility for indoor football practices.
A proposed master plan for the Columbia campus includes the two new athletic facilities. The projects (More)
Posted 1:24 PM 6/19/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team was named one of four SEC Sportsmanship Award recipients on Thursday for the support it showed to Michael Sam. During the 2013 season, senior defensive end Michael Sam came out to his teammates as being gay.
After sharing his sexual orientation with (More)
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Posted 5:30 PM 6/17/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston was a no-show Tuesday on the first day of the Kansas City Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp.
Houston, who is entering the final year of his contract, also skipped three weeks of voluntary workouts. He is due to make about $1.4 (More)
Posted 7:38 PM 6/13/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs released cornerback Brandon Flowers on Friday, shortly after finishing up three weeks of voluntary workouts in which the former starter was conspicuously absent.
Kansas City has been bumping up against the salary cap, so the move to part ways with Flowers (More)
Posted 6:21 PM 6/10/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith was cited for driving under the influence and careless driving after an officer witnessed him lose control and strike a light pole early Monday.
According to a copy of the police report, Smith was attempting to make a turn in Kansas (More)
COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Mizzou cross country program is set to open the 2014 campaign this week as they travel to Champaign, Ill., on Friday (Aug. 29) for the Illlini Challenge. The meet will serve as a dual between the two Midwest Region programs on the Fighting Illini's home course...
Mizzou Softball will welcome the addition of Doug Gillis to the program's coaching staff in the role of assistant coach, head coach Ehren Earleywine announced Thursday.
Former Missouri All-American and Big 12 Conference champion Adrianne Perry has joined the Mizzou gymnastics coaching staff as a volunteer assistant, Head Coach Shannon Welker announced on Wednesday. Perry, a Columbia, Mo., native, competed for the Tigers from 2006-00.
The Mizzou soccer team continues its 2014 campaign with a pair of games in Texas this weekend. On Friday, Aug. 29, the Tigers face TCU at 7 p.m. in Fort Worth, Texas, followed by a match at SMU on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 7 p.m. in Dallas, Texas.
As 15th-ranked Mizzou volleyball hits the road, senior middle blocker Whitney Little is preparing to play at home.The Keller, Texas, native has played inside the state of Texas many times in her Mizzou career, most in her time in the Big 12 during her freshman campaign, though never closer than...