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    Rice's 3-pointer gives Illinois 62-59 win over Missouri

    Rice's 3-pointer gives Illinois 62-59 win over Missouri

    Posted 3:31 PM 12/20/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - During a timeout with 17.8 seconds remaining in a tie game on Saturday, Missouri coach Kim Anderson figured Illinois would attempt to find guard Rayvonte Rice for the final shot.

    Rice did end up with the ball as the clock wound down, dribbling around behind the 3-point (More)

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    Golfing can be winter sport when it's not snowing

    Golfing can be winter sport when it's not snowing

    Posted 1:35 PM 12/20/2014 by Desiree Seals, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The first significant snow of the year fell Thursday, but just five days earlier, Columbia had sunny skies and highs in the sixties.

    The occasional bursts of warm weather has kept some golfers out on the course into December this year.

    Country Club of Missouri's assistant (More)

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    Chiefs' Bowe questionable for Steelers with flu

    Chiefs' Bowe questionable for Steelers with flu

    Posted 7:00 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe missed his third straight day of practice with the flu Friday and is questionable for Sunday's pivotal game at Pittsburgh.

    The Chiefs (8-6) would not be eliminated from the playoff race with a loss to the Steelers, but they would need a lot of (More)

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    Missouri WR Hunt to undergo shoulder surgery

    Missouri WR Hunt to undergo shoulder surgery

    Posted 6:58 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA - Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt will undergo surgery for a left shoulder injury and miss the Citrus Bowl.

    The senior had been day to day before consulting with team doctors, who determined the injury was too painful for him to play in the Jan. 1 game against Minnesota in Orlando, Florida.

    In 12 games this season, Hunt had 40 catches for 698 yards and seven touchdowns.

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    Royals sign Rios to $11 million, 1-year deal

    Royals sign Rios to $11 million, 1-year deal

    Posted 6:55 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals announced the signing of veteran outfielder Alex Rios to an $11 million, one-year deal Friday that includes a mutual option for the 2016 season.

    Rios, who will take over right field for departed free agent Nori Aoki, will make $9.5 million this season. (More)

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    Illinois and Missouri meet for Braggin' Rights

    Illinois and Missouri meet for Braggin' Rights

    Posted 6:51 PM 12/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS - Illinois and Missouri meet Saturday in their annual Braggin' Rights basketball game in St. Louis.

    Illinois is 8-3 but unranked for the pre-Christmas game for the second straight year. They've lost three of five.

    Missouri is off to a rocky start at 5-5. For just the (More)

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    Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 18

    Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 18

    Posted 8:32 PM 12/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores from Thursday, Dec. 18: 

    High School Girls Basketball

    • Boonville defeats Moberly 72-29
    • Rock Bridge beats Olathe South 50-41
    • Hickman beats (More)
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    Royals sign pitcher Kris Medlen to two-year deal

    Royals sign pitcher Kris Medlen to two-year deal

    Posted 7:48 PM 12/18/2014 by The Associate Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen has agreed to an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Kansas City Royals after missing last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery.

    Medlen will make $2 million next year and $5.5 million in 2016 under the (More)

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    Tarasenko scores 3 in Blues' comeback win over LA

    Tarasenko scores 3 in Blues' comeback win over LA

    Posted 10:00 PM 12/16/2014 by Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Vladimir Tarasenko scored three goals, and the streaking St. Louis Blues netted four in the third period in a 5-2 comeback victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.

    The Blues scored three times, including two power-play goals, in a (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 16

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 16

    Posted 9:55 PM 12/16/2014 by Chelsea Vaughn, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores from Tuesday, Dec 16:

    Girl's High School Basketball

    • Boonville 53 Fulton 46
    • California 71 Cuba 40
    • Fatima (More)
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    Rios, Royals agree to $11 million deal

    Rios, Royals agree to $11 million deal

    Posted 4:47 PM 12/16/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - A person with knowledge of the negotiations says outfielder Alex Rios and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal was subject to Rios passing a physical.

    Rios (More)

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    Local Scores: Monday, Dec. 15

    Local Scores: Monday, Dec. 15

    Posted 10:02 PM 12/15/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores from Monday, Dec 15:

    Girl's High School Basketball

    • North Callaway defeated Van-Far 57-39
    • Hickman defeated Rolla 59-7
    • Boonville defeated Marshall 69-19
    • (More)
  • Baseball

    Cardinals, Royals adding pieces in the offseason

    Cardinals, Royals adding pieces in the offseason

    Posted 6:58 PM 12/14/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - While both the Cardinals and Royals made the MLB playoffs in 2014, there has been a substantial amount of change for both Missouri teams so far this offseason.

    For the Royals, gone is fan-favorite designated hitter Billy Butler. (More)

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