• Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Posted 3:22 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, Ala. - Members of the media picked four players from the Mizzou football program to represent the preseason All-SEC teams Thursday.

    Senior defensive end Markus Golden was voted to the second team as he will be expected to bring leadership to Gary Pinkel's defense this fall. Golden (More)

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  • Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Posted 2:40 PM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    HOOVER, Alabama (AP) - Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league.

    Staying on top might be even more of a challenge.

    The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season (More)

  • Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Truman's Terrace new MU tailgating spot

    Posted 1:18 PM 7/11/2014 by Blair Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Tiger fans will have a new place to tailgate this fall when Truman's Terrace, located on the southeast side of Memorial Stadium, opens for the 2014 football season.

    The area, formerly known as the Amphitheater at Mizzou, will be terraced into a tiered hillside and will be (More)

  • Longtime Assistant Coach Bruce Walker Retires

    Longtime Assistant Coach Bruce Walker Retires

    Posted 5:31 PM 7/1/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri assistant football coach Bruce Walker is retiring from the sport after 13 seasons with the Tigers.

    Walker has been with head coach Gary Pinkel since the beginning at Mizzou in 2001, coaching tight ends and offensive linemen. Walker was also on Pinkel's (More)

  • Helias football to play on ESPNU

    Posted 7:18 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Helias' opening football game against Nixa has been moved to Sunday, August 24 and will be nationally televised on ESPNU.

    The Crusaders have been to four-straight state championships games, but have been unable to capture a state title.

    Helias went 12-3 last season, falling to Webb (More)

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  • Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Rams' Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

    Posted 12:20 PM 6/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Though he's no ordinary rookie, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam says he's treated as such so far in the NFL.

    The league's first openly gay active player and all the NFC rookies were in town Tuesday for a PLAY 60 youth football clinic with Cleveland-area children (More)

  • MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    Posted 12:43 PM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri curators have approved a request by the flagship Columbia campus for a new women's softball complex and a new facility for indoor football practices.

    A master plan for the Columbia campus endorsed by curators Thursday includes the two new (More)

  • MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    MU Pursues New Softball, Indoor Football Fields

    Posted 4:33 AM 6/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - University of Missouri curators are weighing a request by the flagship Columbia campus for a new women's softball complex and a new facility for indoor football practices.

    A proposed master plan for the Columbia campus includes the two new athletic facilities. The projects (More)

  • Mizzou Earns SEC Sportsmanship Award for Support of Sam

    Mizzou Earns SEC Sportsmanship Award for Support of Sam

    Posted 1:24 PM 6/19/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team was named one of four SEC Sportsmanship Award recipients on Thursday for the support it showed to Michael Sam. During the 2013 season, senior defensive end Michael Sam came out to his teammates as being gay.

    After sharing his sexual orientation with (More)

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  • Houston Misses First Day of Mandatory Minicamp

    Houston Misses First Day of Mandatory Minicamp

    Posted 5:30 PM 6/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pro Bowl pass rusher Justin Houston was a no-show Tuesday on the first day of the Kansas City Chiefs' mandatory three-day minicamp.

    Houston, who is entering the final year of his contract, also skipped three weeks of voluntary workouts. He is due to make about $1.4 (More)

  • Chiefs release Flowers after voluntary workouts

    Posted 7:38 PM 6/13/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs released cornerback Brandon Flowers on Friday, shortly after finishing up three weeks of voluntary workouts in which the former starter was conspicuously absent.

    Kansas City has been bumping up against the salary cap, so the move to part ways with Flowers (More)

  • Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith Arrested For DUI

    Chiefs Cornerback Sean Smith Arrested For DUI

    Posted 6:21 PM 6/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith was cited for driving under the influence and careless driving after an officer witnessed him lose control and strike a light pole early Monday.

    According to a copy of the police report, Smith was attempting to make a turn in Kansas (More)

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