• Timeline highlights MU season as Tigers gear up for Citrus Bowl

    Timeline highlights MU season as Tigers gear up for Citrus Bowl

    Posted 12:43 PM 12/28/2014 by Mark Bergin, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers football team plays in its 31st bowl game in program history Thursday, taking on the Minnesota Golden Gophers in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Florida.

    The appearance marks the 10th bowl game for Missouri (10-3) under head coach Gary Pinkel (More)

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  • Bowl games in Orlando generate more than $60 million for the city

    Posted 1:11 PM 12/31/2014 by Shannon O'Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Orlando is known for its famous theme parks, such as Disney World, but there are other events in the city that bring in big money.

    There are four bowl games in held in Orlando every year helping out hotels, amusement parks, car rentals and many more businesses.

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  • Citrus Bowl parade joins Mizzou, Minnesota fans

    Posted 5:31 PM 12/30/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - Gloomy weather plagued cities around the Sunshine State Tuesday, but the Citrus Bowl parade was filled with color.

    120,000 oranges, tangerines and grapefruit decorated parade floats for the annual event before the game.

    Parade Director Stephanie Hanisak said organizers (More)

  • Mizzou fans arrive in Orlando for the Citrus Bowl

    Posted 11:34 AM 12/30/2014 by Shannon O'Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - People travel down to Orlando every winter to get away from the cold to experience SeaWorld, Disney World and other amusement parks in the area.

    Mizzou football fans arrived at the Hilton Hotel Tuesday. Such a large amount of people tried to check in at the same time causing some (More)

  • Gatorland adds a thrill for visitors in Orlando

    Posted 8:32 PM 12/29/2014 by Shannon O'Brien, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ORLANDO - One of many amusment parks Orlando has to offer gives tourists a different kind of thrill.

    Gatorland has close to 2,000 alligators and crocodiles spread out over 110 acres of land.

    The gators range from the hatchlings at six to eight inches all the way to 14 feet or (More)

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  • KOMU 8 News travels to Gopher territory

    Posted 6:07 PM 12/29/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter

    MINNEAPOLIS - KOMU 8 News visited the land of 10,000 lakes to see what Minnesota fans thought about their chances of winning Thursday's Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl game.

    University of Minnesota senior Muhammad Mire said he thinks playing in Minnesota's bitter cold temperatures has (More)

  • Smith out, Daniel in as Chiefs QB for Sunday

    Smith out, Daniel in as Chiefs QB for Sunday

    Posted 2:25 PM 12/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen. Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel will start in his place.

    Team trainer Rick Burkholder said Friday that Smith was likely hurt on a hit during the (More)

  • Rams Wells tries to rebound from costly botched snaps

    Rams Wells tries to rebound from costly botched snaps

    Posted 12:40 AM 12/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Over and over, Scott Wells refused to make excuses for the ones that got away.

    The St. Louis Rams center accepts a lot of the blame for last week's loss to the Giants. He botched two crucial shotgun snaps, twice hiking it over Shaun Hill's head, and playing hurt is not (More)

  • Barry Odom returns to Mizzou as defensive coordinator

    Barry Odom returns to Mizzou as defensive coordinator

    Posted 9:57 AM 12/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel is bringing back a familiar face to help fill the void of Dave Steckel. Former Missouri player and coach Barry Odom was announced as the new defensive coordinator on Tuesday.

    Odom will re-join the Mizzou staff at the conclusion of the season when (More)

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  • St. Louis Rams lose 37-27 to Giants at home

    St. Louis Rams lose 37-27 to Giants at home

    Posted 11:29 PM 12/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams had not allowed a touchdown in three straight games.

    But they had trouble stopping anything Sunday, allowing a season-worst 514 yards in a 37-27 loss to the New York Giants that clinched their eighth straight losing season.

    "I mean, 500 yards of (More)

  • 2 Giants, 1 Rams player ejected

    2 Giants, 1 Rams player ejected

    Posted 4:46 PM 12/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two Giants players and one Rams player were ejected after a short brawl when Odell Beckham Jr. was tackled late out of bounds after a short reception.

    Wide receiver Preston Parker and defensive end Damontre' Moore were ejected for New York while Rams defensive end William (More)

  • Chiefs playoff hopes dim in 20-12 loss to Steelers

    Chiefs playoff hopes dim in 20-12 loss to Steelers

    Posted 3:24 PM 12/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Andy Reid refused to take the easy path. His aggressive decision made Kansas City's fading road to the postseason decidedly more difficult.

    Needing all of an inch on fourth down deep in Pittsburgh territory late in the first half Sunday, Reid ordered the Chiefs to go for (More)

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  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Leads Hootie at Bulls Bay

    Mizzou Golf sits atop the Hootie at Bulls Bay leaderboard after posting an 11-under-par 277 during the first round. The Tigers lead seven teams ranked in the top 50 of the Golfstat.com rankings.

  • Baseball. No. 23 Mizzou Drops Series Finale at No. 1 Texas A&M

    No. 23 Mizzou baseball dropped the series finale against top-ranked Texas A&M, 14-5, on Sunday afternoon (March 29) at Blue Bell Park. Junior starter Peter Fairbanks (St. Louis, Mo.) allowed four runs and two home runs over the first three innings and the Tigers hit into three double plays in...

  • Softball. No. 20 Mizzou Softball Drops Series Finale to No. 8 Auburn, 10-8

    Mizzou Softball dropped its series finale against No. 8 Auburn, falling 10-8 on Sunday at University Field. Mizzou moves to 22-7 on the year, with a 5-4 record in the SEC.

  • W. Tennis. Tigers Fall To Visiting No. 6 Georgia, 6-0

    Mizzou tennis continued SEC action Sunday afternoon at Mizzou Tennis Complex against visiting No. 6 Georgia. The visiting Bulldogs trotted out five nationally ranked players in singles play, and proved to be too much for the Tigers.

  • Track. Winning Efforts Close Texas, Tennessee Weekend

    AUSTIN, Tx. - Senior Jill Rushin defended her shot put title at the prestigious Texas Relays on Saturday (March 28), closing out what has been an exciting opening weekend for the Tigers' outdoor season. All in all, the teams depart the three meets in Texas and Tennessee with four personal...