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    Cardinals take division lead after 5-4 win over the Pirates

    Cardinals take division lead after 5-4 win over the Pirates

    Posted 5:05 PM 9/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over Pittsburgh on Monday.

    St. Louis took sole possession of first place in the NL Central for the first time (More)

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    Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

    Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

    Posted 9:12 AM 9/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have reclaimed first place in the American League Central, although they did so without winning on Sunday.

    The Royals were trailing Cleveland 4-2 in the bottom of the 10th when play was suspended by rain. Indians third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall (More)

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    Rams move forward without Bradford

    Rams move forward without Bradford

    Posted 8:00 PM 8/31/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Sam Bradford was drafted by the St. Louis Rams with the first overall pick of the 2010 NFL draft. The former Heisman Trophy winning University of Oklahoma quarterback then proceeded to win the 2010 Offensive Rookie of the Year Award, and lead the Rams to within a win of a playoff (More)

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    Joplin football stadium named after legendary coach

    Posted 7:38 PM 8/31/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    JOPLIN - On August 22, 2014, a coach and a stadium became one.

    The home of Joplin High School, Junge Field, was renamed the Dewey Combs Athletic Complex at Junge Field. Combs coached in Joplin for 19 years of his 29-year coaching career at Parkwood High School, one of the two schools (More)

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    Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-year extension

    Chiefs' Smith agrees to 4-year extension

    Posted 6:56 PM 8/31/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money, a person familiar with the contract told The Associated Press.

    The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday because the team had not (More)

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    Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

    Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

    Posted 5:09 PM 8/31/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday hit his third home run in two games and broke an eight-inning tie with a two-run single, rallying the St. Louis Cardinals past the Chicago Cubs 9-6 on Sunday.

    Holliday had three hits and four RBIs for the Cardinals, who began the day one game behind (More)

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    Clean up efforts are still going on at Memorial Stadium

    Posted 3:07 PM 8/31/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Efforts to clean up Memorial Stadium are still going on over 24 hours after kick-off. A group effort of around 250 people help clean the stadium, and they work around the clock to make it look like 75,000 fans were not even there. 

    Coleen Lamond is the director of game (More)

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    Kansas City falls to Cleveland in extra innings

    Kansas City falls to Cleveland in extra innings

    Posted 11:19 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

    Kansas City has lost three in a row to fall into a first-place tie with Detroit, which (More)

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    Cardinals beat Cubs 13-2, split doubleheader

    Cardinals beat Cubs 13-2, split doubleheader

    Posted 10:53 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 13-2 Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader.

    The victory snapped a four-game losing streak for St. Louis, which won for just the third time in its past nine games. It's (More)

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    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)

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    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)

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    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)

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    Each Monday prior to Mizzou Football's game, head coach Gary Pinkel and student-athletes meet with the media.

  • Football. Tigers Turn Toward Toledo

    Mizzou (1-0) hits the road for the fi rst time in 2014 as they take on the Toledo Rockets (1-0) Saturday at 11 a.m. (central time) in Toledo, Ohio. Both teams are coming off of home victories this past Saturday against ranked FCS opponents. Mizzou jumped to a 21-7 lead...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Soccer Posts 3-1 Victory Over SMU

    Freshman Savannah Trujillo scored two goals and junior Reagan Russell added another as the Mizzou soccer team posted a 3-1 win over SMU Sunday night in Dallas, Texas. With the win in goal, redshirt senior goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein broke Missouri's career wins record with 36. She entered the match tied...

  • W. Tennis. First Serve: Mizzou Tennis Spends Sunday Evening At Epic Mud Run

    The Fall 2014 Mizzou tennis season kicks off in just 19 days, as the Tigers head to Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 19 for the Mizzou Invite. With the upcoming season on the horizon, head coach Sasha Schmid and assistant coach Jason Potthoff agreed on a unique team bonding...

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Leads Turning Stone Intercollegiate

    Mizzou Golf owns a five-shot lead after 36 holes of play at the 2014 Turning Stone Intercollegiate in Verona, N.Y. Weather slowed play and elevated scores in the opening round, but the Tigers shot a 3-under-par 285 in the second round to extend their lead over second-place Cleveland State.