• SEC Changes Football Scheduling Format for 2016

    SEC Changes Football Scheduling Format for 2016

    Posted 6:45 PM 4/27/2014 by Lauren Greenheck, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - In an effort to strengthen their schedules, the Southeastern Conference announced Sunday that they will be adding some new changes to their scheduling format for football come 2016. The current format of eight conference games per season will remain in place but will be updated (More)

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  • Kony Ealy Is Not Short On Confidence Heading Into NFL Draft

    Kony Ealy Is Not Short On Confidence Heading Into NFL Draft

    Posted 3:48 PM 4/24/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Who is the best player in this years NFL Draft? Jadeveon Clowney, Johnny Manziel, Greg Robinson or... Kony Ealy? Well, according to him... It's Ealy.  Ealy  (More)

  • Chiefs Begin Offseason Workouts After Long Break

    Chiefs Begin Offseason Workouts After Long Break

    Posted 4:11 PM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs have gathered for the start of offseason workouts, giving coach Andy Reid an opportunity to provide an update on issues ranging from injuries to potential starters.

    Reid said Monday that Eric Fisher, who will slide from right tackle to left tackle, had (More)

  • Chiefs in Discussion with Smith Reps on Extension

    Chiefs in Discussion with Smith Reps on Extension

    Posted 3:28 PM 4/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs are speaking with representatives of quarterback Alex Smith about an extension that would keep him in Kansas City beyond next season.

    Smith said Monday that his agent, Tom Condon, has been talking with the team about a new contract. Smith is due to make (More)

  • Missouri Football Lands Sixth Commitment In Strong 2015 Class

    Missouri Football Lands Sixth Commitment In Strong 2015 Class

    Posted 3:28 PM 4/17/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Football has quite the future ahead of them. Wednesday night Coach Pinkel received his sixth commitment of the 2015 class in the form of six foot four, 220 pound receiver/tight end prospect Daniel Imatorbhebhe.

    Imatorbhebhe is a three-star prospect, according to (More)

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  • Aldon Smith Arrested at Los Angeles Airport

    Aldon Smith Arrested at Los Angeles Airport

    Posted 9:19 PM 4/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.

    The 24-year-old player was randomly selected for a secondary (More)

  • Mizzou Football Team Reacts to DGB Dismissal

    Mizzou Football Team Reacts to DGB Dismissal

    Posted 1:53 PM 4/12/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou football team spoke to the media for the first time Saturday regarding Dorial Green-Beckham's dismissal from the program.

    "It wasn't a real fun day to be a head football coach," Gary Pinkel said.

    Missouri running back Marcus Murphy said he didn't want to see (More)

  • Mike Alden Addresses DGB Dismissal

    Mike Alden Addresses DGB Dismissal

    Posted 6:32 PM 4/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Athletic Director Mike Alden addressed the media Friday regarding Dorial Green-Beckham's dismissal from the football program. 

    "Dorial will no longer be a football player at Mizzou. He will no longer be a student athlete at Mizzou. I think for us, our focus for him (More)

  • MU Fans React to DGB's Dismissal

    Posted 5:26 PM 4/11/2014 by Brynne Whittaker, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - MU fans spoke to KOMU 8 News Friday in reaction to the MU Athletic Department's decision to dismiss MU wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham. This news comes after DGB's alleged involvement in a break-in and assault of his girlfriend's roommate. 

    "It is a good and (More)

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  • Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Live Stream: News Conference on Dorial Green-Beckham Dismissal

    Posted 3:43 PM 4/11/2014 by KOMU DIgital Staff

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News live streamed the news conference by MU Athletic Director Mike Alden regarding the dismissal of Dorial Green-Beckham from the football team. Complete video will be posted shortly.

    Alden told reporters the decision should send a message to current and future Mizzou (More)

  • Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Mizzou Football Dismisses Dorial Green-Beckham

    Posted 3:03 PM 4/11/2014 by Mihir Bhagat and Jack Wascher, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team dismissed wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, the former No. 1 overall recruit in the country, from the program Friday. The decision was made by head coach Gary Pinkel in conjunction with athletic director Mike Alden. 

    "This decision was made with (More)

  • Text Messages Shed Light on DGB Burglary, Assault Allegations

    Posted 1:44 PM 4/10/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - According to documents obtained by KOMU 8 News from the Columbia Police Department on Thursday, a burglary and assault involving Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham occurred around 2:36 a.m. on Sunday, April 6.

    The report states Dorial Green-Beckham arrived at the (More)

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  • General News. #Chillin4Charity - Mizzou's Mike Alden & Ashley Moore

    Mizzou Director of Athletics Mike Alden and Director of External Engagement Ashley Moore recently participated in the "Chillin4Charity" campaign to help raise funds and awareness for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

  • Football. Non-Conference Single Game Tickets on Sale This Week

    Single-game tickets for Mizzou Football's three non-conference home games, along with mini-plan options that include select Southeastern Conference home games, will go on sale Thursday.

  • M. Basketball. Get To Know Torren Jones

    A fan favorite, Torren Jones returns for his sophomore season at Mizzou after a strong finish to his rookie campaign in 2013-14. A native of Arizona, Jones topped double figures in minutes played in 10 of his final 11 games, including a career high 22 minutes in the National Invitation...

  • Track. Two Tigers to Represent Home Countries at IAAF World Juniors

    Two Tigers will represent their home countries on the international stage this week, as sophomore Jerrad Mason (Barbados) and incoming-freshman John Warren (U.S.) take on the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Ore. Events at Historic Hayward Field will kick off on Tuesday and continue through Sunday, with Mason and...

  • M. Swimming. Tigers Conclude Action at Speedo Champions Series Sectional Meets

    Members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team competed at the Speedo Champions Series Section (LCM) meets last week. A host of Tigers swam at the Central Section at Mizzou's Mizzou Aquatic Center, July 16-19, while two Tigers competed at the Western Sectional in Mt. Hood, Ore., July 15-19.