• Missouri Southern coach hired at Northwestern State

    Missouri Southern coach hired at Northwestern State

    Posted 12:37 PM 2/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    NATCHITOCHES, Louisiana (AP) - Northwestern State has named Daryl Daye its new defensive coordinator and assistant head coach.

    Daye, head coach for the past three seasons at Division II Missouri Southern in Joplin, announced his departure from the Lions' program Thursday to join the (More)

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  • Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    Posted 2:09 PM 2/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Workers have agreed to work around the clock without overtime if needed to build an NFL stadium on St. Louis' blighted north riverfront.

    Gov. Jay Nixon and Mayor Francis Slay spoke at a news conference Thursday at the offices of the St. Louis Building and Construction (More)

  • Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

    Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

    Posted 8:25 AM 2/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason.

    Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free (More)

  • Daniel, Maclin and Coffman remember college careers

    Posted 6:20 PM 2/15/2015 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Three key members from the highest ranked Missouri Tigers football team are now in the program's Hall of Fame. Chase Daniel, Jeremy Maclin and Chase Coffman soaked in the moment as their college careers were recognized.

    All three said they had many great memories from their time (More)

  • Six inducted into MU Hall of Fame

    Six inducted into MU Hall of Fame

    Posted 9:28 AM 2/14/2015 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The careers and accomplishments of six former Tigers were remembered Friday evening. The group became the newest members of the Intercollegiate Athletics University of Missouri Hall of Fame. 

    The inductees included three football players Chase Daniel, Chase Coffman, Jeremy (More)

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  • Rams name Cignetti offensive coordinator

    Rams name Cignetti offensive coordinator

    Posted 2:26 PM 2/12/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have promoted quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti to offensive coordinator, replacing Brian Schottenheimer, who left in January to become offensive coordinator at the University of Georgia.

    The Rams also announced Thursday that tight ends coach Rob Boras (More)

  • Nixon announces deals at site of proposed Rams stadium

    Nixon announces deals at site of proposed Rams stadium

    Posted 10:54 AM 2/11/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Gov. Jay Nixon announced deals with a power company and a railroad that he said represent progress toward plans for a proposed riverfront stadium for the St. Louis Rams.

    Nixon's news conference Tuesday included leaders of Ameren Missouri and Terminal Railroad Association. (More)

  • Central Methodist football signing day makes history

    Central Methodist football signing day makes history

    Posted 4:55 PM 2/4/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FAYETTE - Central Methodist University had nearly all of its 2015 football recruiting class on campus Wednesday to sign their letters of intent.

    All but two of the Eagles' 28 signees were on hand for the National Signing Day ceremony. The event was broadcasted online, which CMU says is the (More)

  • Missouri Signs Beckner Jr.

    Missouri Signs Beckner Jr.

    Posted 2:04 PM 2/4/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri's 2015 football recruiting class added its most highly regarded player Wednesday.

    Terry Beckner Jr., a defensive tackle from East St. Louis (IL) High School, announced his commitment to Mizzou at a morning press conference covered by ESPNU and other (More)

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  • Butler's big pick saves the Super Bowl for New England

    Butler's big pick saves the Super Bowl for New England

    Posted 8:29 PM 2/1/2015 by The Associated Press

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - One moment, Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler found himself on the wrong side of a nightmare.

    The next, he saved the Super Bowl.

    Butler's interception of a Russell Wilson pass with 20 seconds left Sunday sealed New England's fourth Super Bowl title - a (More)

  • Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Mike Alden leaves behind reshaped Mizzou legacy

    Posted 7:43 PM 1/29/2015 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mike Alden, University of Missouri Chancellor Dr. R. Bowen Loftin, and MU College of Education Dean Dan Clay all plan to meet with media and fans at 10:30 a.m. Friday morning to discuss Alden's resignation as the university's athletic director. The resignation is effective on Aug. (More)

  • Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

    Posted 3:13 PM 1/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have notified the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission they intended to shift to a year-to-year lease agreement for their use of the Edward Jones Dome.

    A spokesman for the Rams and the CVC, which operates the dome, both confirmed the move (More)

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  • Wrestling. Future Tiger Style Preview - Dylan Wisman

    Up next is Dylan Wisman from Millbrook High School in Millbrook, Va. Wisman concluded his high school career as one of the top recruits in the nation, as he's currently ranked No. 40 in FloWrestling's High School Senior Big Board and No. 11 ranked 182 pound wrestler in the country.

  • Football. Battle Line Rivalry Set for Thanksgiving Friday Date

    CBS Sports has selected a handful of Southeastern Conference football games for early television designation, and the two-time defending SEC Eastern Division champion Missouri Tigers will play on Thanksgiving Friday for the second-straight year against Western Division rival Arkansas.

  • Football. Mizzou's Pinkel Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

    The Mid-American Conference will induct its 2015 Hall of Fame Class on Wednesday (May 27) and Mizzou head football coach Gary Pinkel will be among the five honorees in this year's class. Pinkel was the head football coach at Toledo from 1991-2000 and is a 1975 graduate of Kent State....

  • General News. Mizzou Athletics Posts Another Banner Year in the Classroom

    As the NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rates (APR) on Wednesday (May 27), Mizzou once again found itself ranked among the SEC's best as it continues to `Prepare Champions For Life.' Mizzou posted four conference-best marks while ranking tied for second in average program APR among all 14 SEC...

  • Track. Track & Field Set for First Round of NCAA Championships

    AUSTIN, Tx. - The 2015 outdoor track & field post-season continues to heat up this weekend, as 24 Tigers make the trek to Austin, Tx., for the NCAA Championship West Preliminary Rounds, held in Mike A. Myers Stadium from May 28-30. Only the top 48 in each event qualify for...