• No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    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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  • Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    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)

  • Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    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)

  • Mizzou Athletics helps tailgaters recycle

    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)

  • Rams drop preseason finale to Dolphins

    Rams drop preseason finale to Dolphins

    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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  • Chiefs lose preseason finale in Green Bay

    Chiefs lose preseason finale in Green Bay

    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)

  • New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    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.

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  • Week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week

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    Posted 12:00 AM 8/30/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week! Watch the video and vote for your favorite. Make sure to watch Friday Night Fever on KOMU News at Ten every Friday night!

  • FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 2

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 2

    Posted 7:46 PM 8/25/2014 by John Zupon, Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- This week in our game of the week, Osage stepped up and out of its district three to beat district four Moberly who was at home. Osage moves on to 2-0 and Moberly takes another step back and is now 0-2 after two weeks. 

    Moberly will need to win out if they want to get a good (More)

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  • Mizzou vs. South Dakota State preview and predictions

    Posted 1:11 PM 8/29/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - This year, I'm going to host a weekly Mizzou football webcast to get you ready for gameday. Every week, I'll breakdown three things you need to know about the upcoming matchup. And we'll start with the season opener against South Dakota State on Saturday, August 30 at 2:30 p.m.

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  • The Extra Point: Game of the Week: School of the Osage at Moberly

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: School of the Osage at Moberly

    Posted 12:07 AM 8/29/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    MOBERLY - Friday night's high school game of the week features Moberly and Osage. Coming off one of the best seasons in school history, Moberly lost to Blair Oaks in week one while Osage blew out Fulton by 27 at home.

    KOMU 8 News will be covering most of this week's games with a real-time (More)

  • Opening Drive: Previewing high school football, week two

    Posted 12:13 PM 8/28/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter & Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Two mid-Missouri high schools are trying to build up their football programs, Tolton and Battle. For details, click the video to the left for this week's Opening Drive, KOMU 8 Sports' weekly high school football show, which is making its online debut this week.

    You can also find (More)

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  • M. Golf. Mizzou, SEC Battle ACC At DICK'S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup

    After beginning the season with its third consecutive victory at the Turning Stone Intercollegiate, Mizzou Golf heads to Kingston Springs, Tenn., to compete in the DICK'S Sporting Goods Collegiate Challenge Cup, Sept. 19-21.

  • W. Tennis. Tennis Travels To Kansas City For Fall 2014 Opener

    For the third consecutive year, Mizzou tennis will begin their season with the Mizzou Invite at The Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City, Mo. The three day event will take place Friday, Sept. 19 - Sunday, Sept. 21. Admission to the Mizzou Invite is free throughout the weekend.

  • W. Golf. Inclement Weather Plagues Tigers at Cougar Classic

    Lighting delays and rain plagued the Tigers all through the Powerade Cougar Classic this week, even stopping third round play twice. Held at Yeamans Hall Club, the Tigers finished 22nd overall with a final score 53-over par on the Par 72, 6,204-yard course. Arkansas (-18), UCLA (-11) and Duke (-8)...

  • Cross Country. XC Women Move Up in Regional Rankings

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - After two exciting meets to kick of the season, the Tiger women have reclaimed their 2013 position on the Midwest Regional rankings, released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday. They moved up from their pre-season No. 5 position to...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Hires Hunter Mense as Hitting Coach

    Mizzou head baseball coach Tim Jamieson has announced that Mizzou graduate and former Tiger All-American Hunter Mense has been promoted and will serve as the program's full time hitting coach. Mense, one of the brightest young minds in college baseball, had a very successful playing career both collegiately and at...