Posted 4:23 PM 1/14/2015 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff & The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Former Missouri and current New York Jets defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson is replacing injured Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive tackle Gerald McCoy in the Pro Bowl.
The Jets announced Wednesday that Richardson, who was originally selected as an alternate, will play in the (More)
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Posted 12:26 PM 1/10/2015 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Losing an NFL team would have a minimal economic impact in St. Louis, experts say. They acknowledge the blow to the region's psyche would be far greater.
The future of the NFL in St. Louis is up in the air now that Rams owner Stan Kroenke has joined in a development group (More)
Posted 4:03 PM 1/9/2015 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and the Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Plans have been unveiled for a new open-air football stadium in St. Louis along the Mississippi River as the city ups its bid to either keep the Rams or lure a new NFL team.
The plan announced Friday said the stadium would cost at least $860 million. Private sources and (More)
Posted 7:25 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
ORLANDO - Bud Sasser has emerged as Maty Mauk's go-to receiver as the senior wide out easily leads the team in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns this season. However, he almost gave it up in high school, and at one point, he even told his high school coach that he wasn't going to play (More)
Posted 7:37 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
ORLANDO - There are about 110 players on a division 1 football team. To make one of these teams and then have an impact is obviously something not many football players across the nation get the chance to even do.
How about leaving behind a legacy? That's difficult and up for discussion (More)
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Posted 7:45 PM 1/3/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter
ORLANDO - Many of Missouri's players got the chance to see the sights in Orlando, Florida and have somewhat of a vacation. For others, it was a chance to go home, and for Florida native Sean Culkin, his family got to be a part of his trip.
"I can't wait," Culkin said. "I'm about two hours (More)
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)
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.
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)
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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)
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)
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)
No. 15 Mizzou Softball (35-11, 13-8) fell to the No. 3 LSU Tigers (42-8, 14-7) in the series finale on Monday (April 27) night, 9-0 in five inning. LSU used five runs in the third inning and three runs in the fifth inning to avoid the Mizzou sweep.
Mizzou and Missouri State have met 49 times over the years, with the Bears holding a slight 25-24 lead. The two teams split the two meetings a season ago, both winning at home. MSU took game one of the series last week in Columbia, 9-8, as Mizzou squandered a...
Freshman LHP Paige Lowary was named SEC Co-Freshman of the Week as announced by the conference on April 27. Lowary was lights out in four appearances last week as Mizzou picked up four more wins and extended its current winning streak to 10 games.
Mizzou Softball's hot hitting streak did not stop on Saturday (April 26) as the Black & Gold scored 10 runs on seven hits to run-rule No. 3 LSU, 10-2, and clinch the weekend series.
No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped its series finale at No. 8 Vanderbilt on Sunday (April 26) at Hawkins Field. Vanderbilt scored three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to rally past the Tigers, who stranded eight men on base and squandered a great outing from junior right Peter...