• Ray breaks record in Missouri's win

    Ray breaks record in Missouri's win

    Posted 6:41 PM 11/1/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - It was the perfect day for Shane Ray.

    As Ray's Missouri team beat Kentucky to take the lead in the SEC East, the standout defensive end broke the Missouri single-season sack record. Ray had two sacks in the game as the Tigers went on to win 20-10.

    Ray has 12 sacks on the (More)

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  • Missouri vs. Kentucky: news, scores and stats

    Missouri vs. Kentucky: news, scores and stats

    Posted 2:04 PM 11/1/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri hosts Kentucky in a pivotal SEC East matchup. The Tigers are coming off a close victory over Vanderbilt and the Wildcats are looking to bounce back after a tough loss to Mississippi State. Missouri is 6-2 overall and 3-1 in conference play. The Wildcats are 5-3 overall and 2-3 (More)

  • "SEC Nation" kicks off Mizzou gameday

    Posted 10:43 AM 11/1/2014 by Lauren Donovan, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans and SEC enthusiasts alike gathered at the Columns to cheer on the tigers. Saturday marked the first time ESPN's "SEC Nation" came to Mizzou's campus. 

    "SEC Nation" is a show similar to the format of College Gameday, providing coverage on college football games (More)

  • "SEC Nation" hosts a pep rally for Mizzou football fans

    Posted 7:04 PM 10/31/2014 by Karla Valcourt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Cheering fans could be heard downtown when "SEC Nation" came to the University of Missouri for a pep rally Friday.

    The network show arrived in Columbia Wednesday afternoon in preparation for an SEC packed weekend. On air production for the show began Friday afternoon.

    The (More)

  • ESPN Radio host, SEC Nation analyst Paul Finebaum speaks at MU

    Posted 9:35 AM 10/31/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - ESPN radio personality and SEC Nation analyst Paul Finebaum spoke with MU students Friday at 11:30 a.m. in the Reynolds Journalism Institute. 

    Finebaum is visiting the University of Missouri for SEC Nation's live broadcast that will take place at the Francis quadrangle on (More)

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  • "SEC Nation" brings national spotlight to MU

    Posted 7:16 AM 10/31/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri will have the spotlight Saturday morning when "SEC Nation" will broadcast from the Francis Quadrangle. While the show is an opportunity for exposure for the school, an MU official said it is an event that requires a lot of time and work to put together.

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  • TARGET 8: Plans for dealing with head injuries vary by high school

    Do you feel your child's high school is properly prepared to handle injuries?
    • Yes

      35 votes 36.5%
    • No

      41 votes 42.7%
    • It's adequate, but more needs to be done

      20 votes 20.8%

    Posted 8:55 PM 10/27/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter and Ky Bright, KOMU 8 Producer

    COLUMBIA - To some, the sound of two football helmets smashing into each other, gets the blood pumping. Football fans may find these hard hits fun to watch, but for the people wearing the uniforms, they could become a nightmare.

    Many parents worry when watching their child play sports (More)

  • MU student on ESPN's My Wish series hopes to meet Tebow again

    Posted 3:24 PM 10/30/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - One MU student remembers meeting Tim Tebow a few years back in Orlando, Florida.

    "I'd love to see him again, but I know he has a tight schedule with ESPN," Adam Hubbs said.

    Hubbs, a sophomore engineering student at MU from Millstadt, Ill. (More)

  • Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Posted 2:43 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams elevated linebacker Korey Toomer and offensive lineman Brandon Washington to the active roster, among a flurry of moves in the wake of an injury-filled loss at Kansas City.

    The Rams on Wednesday also were awaiting the arrival of safety Mark Barron (More)

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  • Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Posted 2:37 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith plans to practice Wednesday despite spraining his troublesome throwing shoulder in last weekend's victory over the St. Louis Rams.

    Smith landed on his right shoulder shortly before halftime. He received treatment in the locker room and (More)

  • Fans react to "Mr. Mizzou's" death

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Katie Moeller and Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Earlier today many local residents learned the news that "Mr. Mizzou" John Kadlec passed away at age 86.

    Richard King, owner of the Blue Note, was fortunate enough to meet Kadlec on a few occasions traveling to Missouri away games.

    "I remember sitting in the restaurants (More)

  • Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Athletic Department remembered "Mr. Mizzou" Wednesday. Former assistant coach and player John Kadlec passed away early Wednesday morning. He was 86.

    The St. Louis native and lifelong Tiger, came to Mizzou in 1947 to play football under Hall of Fame (More)

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