Posted 8:00 PM 8/31/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - Sam Bradford was drafted by the St. Louis Rams with the first overall pick of the 2010 NFL draft. The former Heisman Trophy winning University of Oklahoma quarterback then proceeded to win the 2010 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, and lead the Rams to within a win of a playoff (More)
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Posted 7:38 PM 8/31/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
JOPLIN - On August 22, 2014, a coach and a stadium became one.
The home of Joplin High School, Junge Field, was renamed the Dewey Combs Athletic Complex at Junge Field. Combs coached in Joplin for 19 years of his 29-year coaching career at Parkwood High School, one of the two schools (More)
Posted 6:56 PM 8/31/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not (More)
Posted 3:07 PM 8/31/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Efforts to clean up Memorial Stadium are still going on over 24 hours after kick-off. A group effort of around 250 people help clean the stadium, and they work around the clock to make it look like 75,000 fans were not even there.
Coleen Lamond is the director of game (More)
Posted 5:53 PM 8/30/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Maty Mauk threw for 173 yards and three touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added 126 yards on the ground to lead the No. 24 Missouri football team over South Dakota State, 38-18. After scoring early and often, the Tigers overcame rough patches in the second and third quarter to start (More)
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Posted 3:20 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and celebrities. In the end (More)
Posted 3:19 PM 8/30/2014 by Ashley Holt, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Traffic and crowd control was business as usual for the University of Missouri football season opener.
The only change from usual procedure involved closing Mick Deaver Drive in Columbia.
MUPD Captain Brian Weimer said he didn't expect changes in traffic or (More)
Posted 3:13 PM 8/30/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Mizzou Athletics event staff members stepped up with their recycling efforts as football fans celebrated their first tailgating of the season.
One fan said that every year he looks out for the blue recycling bags that are handed out.
"I think it's great that they hand out (More)
Posted 1:58 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press
MIAMI GARDENS, Florida (AP) - Matt Hazel caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Seth Lobato with 6:15 left, and the Miami Dolphins rallied to beat the St. Louis Rams 14-13 in the preseason finale for both teams.
Daniel Thomas had a 5-yard touchdown run for Miami, which trailed 13-0 entering (More)
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Posted 1:49 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press
GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (AP) - Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night.
Flynn threw for 102 yards and Tolzien had (More)
Posted 11:32 AM 8/30/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA- MU officials implemented a new taxi stand policy Saturday for Missouri football games. The policy requires all taxis to drop off and pick up on Champions Drive near the Lot G entrance.
MU officials say they hope the new policy will help alleviate traffic around the stadium.(More)
Posted 12:00 AM 8/30/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports
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The Mizzou soccer team posted its third straight win to close out non-conference action in a 3-1 victory over CSUN Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. Seniors Kaysie Clark and Taylor Grant notched goals for Missouri, while the Tigers' third and final tally of the game came on a CSUN own...
A slow start set up for a quick finish for No. 20 Missouri on Saturday. Maty Mauk threw four more touchdowns to tie another Mizzou record, and the defense tallied six sacks and four takeaways to help the Tigers cruise to a 38-10 win over UCF at Faurot Field.
Mizzou volleyball won its fourth consecutive match by defeating Eastern Washington, 3-1 (25-22, 25-17, 20-25, 26-24), on Saturday morning (Sept. 13) at Memorial Gymnasium. The win gives Mizzou the Idaho Nike Invitational Title and senior Emily Wilson (Omaha, Neb.) was named Tournament MVP. Sophomore Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) was also...