• Chiefs' McKnight ruptures Achilles tendon

    Chiefs' McKnight ruptures Achilles tendon

    Posted 10:10 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Running back Joe McKnight has ruptured his Achilles tendon, becoming the third Chiefs player to sustain the season-ending injury already this season.

    McKnight sustained the injury in practice Thursday. Defensive tackle Mike DeVito and linebacker Derrick Johnson sustained (More)

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  • FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 6

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 6

    Posted 11:16 AM 9/25/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mid-Missouri high school football closed out week six with a bang. 

    In the Callaway Cup, South Callaway hosted and dominated North Callaway. The game was supposed to be a little bit closer than it ended up being. 

    Battle could now be called the second best team (More)

  • Week Five Friday Night Fever plays of the week

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    Posted 7:31 AM 9/22/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week five! Vote for your favorite play throughout the week and then see the results Friday Night on KOMU News at 6. Make sure to watch KOMU News at 10 every Friday night during the high school football season for all of your local coverage. 

  • The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Battle at Hickman

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Battle at Hickman

    Posted 1:42 AM 9/26/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Hickman High School hosts Battle High School in the Game of the Week which looks to be a classic matchup in mid-Missouri high school football.

    No rain is predicted for Friday's games and the temperature is forecast to be in the mid-70's around kickoff.

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  • Chiefs' Reid hopeful Charles available vs Pats

    Chiefs' Reid hopeful Charles available vs Pats

    Posted 2:02 PM 9/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs coach Andy Reid expects star running back Jamaal Charles to be ready for Monday night's game against the New England Patriots.

    Charles was back on the practice field Thursday after missing last week's game against the Dolphins with a high ankle sprain. Charles (More)

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  • Opening Drive, week six: previewing high school football

    Posted 1:34 PM 9/25/2014 by Tyler Greever and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, tailgating and football are synonymous. But, in Fayette, we'll show you how a tailgating tradition has made Falcon football even more special.

    Then, our hosts tell you where the craziest student sections were last week. 

    Finally, we give you a full preview of this week's Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Battle vs. Hickman. We'll tell you every other game we'll be at and give some predictions too! 

  • Missouri makes changes after injuries

    Missouri makes changes after injuries

    Posted 10:40 AM 9/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Missouri (3-1) will unveil a new-look offense Saturday at No. 13 South Carolina.

    Brad McNulty is listed atop the depth chart at left guard after fifth-year senior Anthony Gatti tore his right anterior cruciate ligament in the team's 31-27 loss to Indiana last weekend. (More)

  • Chiefs overcome injuries to beat Dolphins

    Chiefs overcome injuries to beat Dolphins

    Posted 6:46 PM 9/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    MIAMI GARDENS, Florida (AP) - Alex Smith shook off five sacks to throw three touchdown passes and help the Kansas City Chiefs earn their first victory by beating the Miami Dolphins 34-15 on Sunday.

    Smith led touchdown drives of 62, 76 and 66 yards in a span of four possessions as Kansas (More)

  • Cowboys rally to drop Rams

    Cowboys rally to drop Rams

    Posted 3:22 PM 9/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Terrance Williams scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter, and Bruce Carter returned an interception 25 yards for a TD on the next snap, capping the Dallas Cowboys' comeback from a 21-0 deficit to stun the St. Louis Rams 34-31 on Sunday.

    DeMarco Murray's (More)

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  • Missouri falls to Indiana 31-27

    Missouri falls to Indiana 31-27

    Posted 6:55 PM 9/20/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Maty Mauk threw for 318 yards and Russell Hansbrough added 119 on the ground, but the No. 18 Missouri Tigers lost to the Indiana Hoosiers 31-27 at home. This was Missouri's first loss on the season and the Tigers will likely fall out of the next rankings because of it. Missouri allowed (More)

  • Missouri vs. Indiana live blog

    Missouri vs. Indiana live blog

    Posted 2:25 PM 9/20/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer and Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The No. 18 Missouri Tigers host the Indiana Hoosiers during family weekend with the Tigers looking to start 4-0. Quarterback Maty Mauk continues to lead a potent Missouri offense with 647 yards and 12 touchdowns through three games. Russell Hansbrough and Marcus Murphy are averaging (More)

  • Rams' Quinn still looking for that first sack

    Rams' Quinn still looking for that first sack

    Posted 9:32 AM 9/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Robert Quinn led the NFC and set a St. Louis Rams record with 19 sacks last season. He has yet to get his first one of 2014, and he's never taken down Dallas quarterback Tony Romo, either.

    The defensive end would like to end both those streaks on Sunday when the Cowboys (More)

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