Posted 12:19 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Cardinals have announced they have agreed to terms on a contract with free agent linebacker Sean Weatherspoon.
The first-round draft pick from the University of Missouri in 2010, spent five seasons with the Atlanta Falcons. Weatherspoon agreed to a one-year contract, which is expected to be close to $4 million.
[Editor's note: this story has been edited to reflect information only relevant to former Mizzou player Sean Weatherspoon.]
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Posted 12:07 PM 3/11/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Jeremy Maclin to a five-year deal, adding the down-the-field threat that their wide receiver group was sorely lacking last season.
The contract is worth up to $55 million, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The (More)
Posted 6:16 PM 3/10/2015 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Evan Boehm joked about how it feels like the team just got back from the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. But believe it or not, Spring football has arrived. Here are a few of the big storylines after Day 1.
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Posted 5:58 PM 3/10/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
ST. LOUIS - The Sam Bradford era has come to an end in St. Louis. The former number one overall pick was dealt to the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday in exchange for quarterback Nick Foles.
Bradford's legacy in St. Louis is a tenuous one.
The Heisman Trophy winner out of Oklahoma was (More)
Posted 3:43 PM 3/9/2015 by The Associated Press
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) - Economic development officials say building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net tax revenues to Missouri over the next 30 years.
A panel of House members Monday discussed the state's options to replace the 20-year-old (More)
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Posted 6:54 AM 3/9/2015 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - The UM System Board of Curators met during a special meeting Monday morning to vote on a new athletic director for the University of Missouri.
The Board of Curators voted to move the meeting into executive session, which required media to leave the room at the time of the (More)
Posted 9:55 PM 3/8/2015 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Reporter and KOMU 8 Digital Staff
COLUMBIA - Pending approval by the UM Board of Curators, Mack Rhoades will be the new Missouri athletic director.
Rhoades has been the athletic director at the University of Houston for six years and worked as the athletic director at the University of Akron for three and a half (More)
Posted 7:50 PM 3/8/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
KANSAS CITY - One of Mizzou's most decorated athletes is reportedly in line for a show-me-state homecoming. It has been reported that WR Jeremy Maclin will sign with the Kansas City Chiefs when free agency officially opens on Tuesday.
ESPN's Chris Mortensen broke the news on Sunday (More)
Posted 4:19 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs released veteran linebacker Joe Mays on Thursday as they attempt to free up much-needed salary cap space before the start of free agency next week.
The Chiefs saved about $3 million by parting with Mays, who started last season on injured reserve (More)
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Posted 8:55 AM 2/28/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
BOONE, North Carolina (AP) - Appalachian State has hired Douglas Gillin as its athletic director. Chancellor Sheri N. Everts announced the hiring Friday and says Gillin will begin April 6.
Gillin comes to Appalachian State from Missouri, where he has been its deputy athletic director since (More)
Posted 5:13 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season
The move frees up $6 million in salary cap space heading into free agency.
The 29-year-old Langford had been entering the final season (More)
Posted 5:10 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston.
The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it (More)