• Mizzou football to host Eastern Michigan

    Mizzou football to host Eastern Michigan

    Posted 6:43 PM 1/21/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers' football schedule has a new opponent in 2016 and 2020, the Eastern Michigan Eagles.

    David Morrison of the Columbia Daily Tribune tweeted that MU Assistant Athletic Director Bryan Maggard said the two schools are "working on an agreement."  

    This (More)

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  • Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

    Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

    Posted 5:05 PM 1/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    OXON HILL, Maryland - Two huge video screens flanked a banner that stretched about the length of a third-and-long and hung behind the dais at the front of an expansive ballroom.

    On the banner and the screens were the logos of the five wealthiest and most powerful conferences in college (More)

  • Maclin added to Pro Bowl roster

    Maclin added to Pro Bowl roster

    Posted 9:36 AM 1/17/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    PHILADELPHIA - Former Missouri and current Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin will make hi first-ever trip to the NFL Pro Bowl.

    On Friday, the Eagles announced Maclin will replace Denver's Demaryius Thomas because of injury.

    During his comeback-season Maclin set NFL (More)

  • Chiefs' training camp to Missouri Western for 3 more years

    Chiefs' training camp to Missouri Western for 3 more years

    Posted 8:18 PM 1/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs will continue to spend training camp on the campus of Missouri Western after the school's board of governors approved a three-year contract extension Friday.

    The decision will keep the Chiefs heading north of Kansas City through 2017. Their (More)

  • Missouri's Alex Grinch hired to coach Washington State defense

    Missouri's Alex Grinch hired to coach Washington State defense

    Posted 4:30 PM 1/14/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    PULLMAN, Washington (AP) - Washington State has hired Alex Grinch of Missouri to be defensive coordinator.

    "I'm excited to join the Washington State football program and thank Coach Leach for the opportunity. It's time to get to work to produce a defense that Cougar fans can be proud of," (More)

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  • Former Mizzou DT Richardson named as replacement in the Pro Bowl

    Former Mizzou DT Richardson named as replacement in the Pro Bowl

    Posted 4:23 PM 1/14/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former Missouri and current New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson is replacing injured Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy in the Pro Bowl.

    The Jets announced Wednesday that Richardson, who was originally selected as an alternate, will play in the (More)

  • Losing Rams would be blow to St. Louis' pride, not economy

    Losing Rams would be blow to St. Louis' pride, not economy

    Posted 12:26 PM 1/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Losing an NFL team would have a minimal economic impact in St. Louis, experts say. They acknowledge the blow to the region's psyche would be far greater.

    The future of the NFL in St. Louis is up in the air now that Rams owner Stan Kroenke has joined in a development group (More)

  • Plans for new St. Louis football stadium by river unveiled

    Plans for new St. Louis football stadium by river unveiled

    Posted 4:03 PM 1/9/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and the Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Plans have been unveiled for a new open-air football stadium in St. Louis along the Mississippi River as the city ups its bid to either keep the Rams or lure a new NFL team.

    The plan announced Friday said the stadium would cost at least $860 million. Private sources and (More)

  • Bud Sasser's patience pays off

    Bud Sasser's patience pays off

    Posted 7:25 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Bud Sasser has emerged as Maty Mauk's go-to receiver as the senior wide out easily leads the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns this season. However, he almost gave it up in high school, and at one point, he even told his high school coach that he wasn't going to play (More)

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  • Marcus Murphy leaves behind multifaceted legacy

    Marcus Murphy leaves behind multifaceted legacy

    Posted 7:37 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - There are about 110 players on a division 1 football team. To make one of these teams and then have an impact is obviously something not many football players across the nation get the chance to even do.

    How about leaving behind a legacy? That's difficult and up for discussion (More)

  • Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

    Sean Culkin goes back to Florida

    Posted 7:45 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Many of Missouri's players got the chance to see the sights in Orlando, Florida and have somewhat of a vacation. For others, it was a chance to go home, and for Florida native Sean Culkin, his family got to be a part of his trip.

    "I can't wait," Culkin said. "I'm about two hours (More)

  • Timeline highlights MU season as Tigers gear up for Citrus Bowl

    Timeline highlights MU season as Tigers gear up for Citrus Bowl

    Posted 12:43 PM 12/28/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers football team plays in its 31st bowl game in program history Thursday, taking on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

    The appearance marks the 10th bowl game for Missouri (10-3) under head coach Gary Pinkel (More)

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  • M. Swimming. Mizzou Posts Three Top-10 Finishes During Day One of NCAAs

    The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team opened the 2015 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships with three top-10 finishes and four school records during day one competition at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium Thursday in Iowa City, Iowa. Missouri's day was highlighted by a sixth-place showing in...

  • Track. First Record Book Mark Falls on Day One of Texas Relays

    AUSTIN, Tx. - The No. 15 Tigers opened their 2015 season on Thursday (March 26) with competitors in both the Texas Relays and Texas State's Bobcat Invitational. Included among the highlights from day one of three in Texas is the season's first record book performance, as freshman Ally Zerbe hit...

  • W. Basketball. Tigers Close Season in Battle at Ann Arbor

    Mizzou Women's Basketball concluded its season on Thursday night in the third round of the WNIT. Mizzou's third round appearance is the furthest postseason run for a Mizzou team since the 2002-03 season when the Tigers advanced to the quarterfinals of the WNIT.

  • W. Gymnastics. Katelyn Trevino Named SEC Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year

    Mizzou gymnastics redshirt senior Katelyn Trevino (Ovilla, Texas) was named the Southeastern Conference Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league announced on Thursday (March 26). Additionally, senior Laura Kappler (Evansville, Ind.) and freshman Becca Schugel (Eagan, Minn.) earned spots on the All-SEC and All-Freshman teams, respectively.

  • Baseball. SEC East-Leading Tigers Head to SEC West Leader Texas A&M

    • Mizzou sits atop the SEC East standings at 5-1 and heads into this weekend with an 19-7 record. It is the program's best start through 26 games since the team opened the 2008 season at 20-6. Mizzou's 5-1 mark is its best to open SEC play since the program...