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    Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Posted 10:38 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

    With both starters chased early, this became a (More)

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    Tigers pummel William Jewell in exhibition matchup

    Tigers pummel William Jewell in exhibition matchup

    Posted 9:20 PM 10/29/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Missouri Tigers men's basketball team was victorious in their 72-31 defeat of the William Jewell College Cardinals on Wednesday night.

    Sophomore Wes Clark lead the Tigers in scoring with 14 points, followed closely by Ryan Rossburg and Tramaine Isabell who had 13 (More)

  • Baseball

    Game six reminded Royals fans of a specific moment in history

    Posted 5:00 PM 10/29/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - With the World Series back at Kauffman Stadium for Game 6 and 7, fans took the opportunity to reflect on a previous big game in Kansas City.

    "I was at the game," Michael Diamond said, referring to the 1985 World Series when the St. Louis Cardinals battled the Royals in Game (More)

  • Football

    Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

    Posted 2:43 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams elevated linebacker Korey Toomer and offensive lineman Brandon Washington to the active roster, among a flurry of moves in the wake of an injury-filled loss at Kansas City.

    The Rams on Wednesday also were awaiting the arrival of safety Mark Barron (More)

  • Sports

    Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

    Posted 2:37 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith plans to practice Wednesday despite spraining his troublesome throwing shoulder in last weekend's victory over the St. Louis Rams.

    Smith landed on his right shoulder shortly before halftime. He received treatment in the locker room and (More)

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    Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

    Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

    Posted 10:40 PM 10/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

    Pitching with the (More)

  • Baseball

    Thousands attend funeral for former Cardinal Oscar Taveras

    Thousands attend funeral for former Cardinal Oscar Taveras

    Posted 4:53 PM 10/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    SOSUA, Dominican Republic (AP) - Thousands of people in the Dominican Republic are attending the burial of former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras.

    Among those attending the funeral Tuesday for the 22-year-old slugger was Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike (More)

  • News

    Missouri resident straddles the state border

    Missouri resident straddles the state border

    Posted 4:34 PM 10/28/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - An apparent rivalry exists between Missouri and Kansas, as many Kansas City Royals fans are fully aware of. One born and raised Missourian has seen both sides of the battle.

    Dick Nelson lives about 150 feet from the border of Missouri and Kansas. He's always been fully aware (More)

  • News

    Royals are back in Kansas City hoping to stay in the World Series

    Posted 2:39 AM 10/28/2014 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - It's now or never for the Kansas City Royals in game six of the World Series.

    The Royals are behind 3 to 2 overall in the series, so they have to win Tuesday night to play for the title.

    Miles Figg grew up as "the lone Royals fan in his friend group" in Jefferson City (More)

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    Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 27th

    Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 27th

    Posted 10:07 PM 10/27/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Monday, October 27th.

    Women's College Soccer
    Columbia College defeated Stephens College 10-0 to claim the AMC Regular Season Championship.

    Boy's High School Soccer
    Kirksville defeated MMA 2-1 in overtime.

     

  • Sports

    Royals turn to Ventura in must-win game six

    Royals turn to Ventura in must-win game six

    Posted 4:58 PM 10/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals turn to a 23-year-old rookie to save their season, but not just any 23-year-old rookie: the hardest-throwing starting pitcher in the major leagues.

    Yordano Ventura gets the ball Tuesday night with the Royals trailing 3-2 in the World Series, the same position (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Week ten Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    What is your favorite play of the week from week ten? Vote below.

    Posted 4:09 PM 10/27/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from the first week of Districts! Vote for your favorite play of the week and make sure to check KOMU 8 News at 6 on Friday for the results. 

  • Baseball

    Giants beat Royals 5-0 for 3-2 World Series lead

    Giants beat Royals 5-0 for 3-2 World Series lead

    Posted 10:23 PM 10/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead.

    Bumgarner struck out eight and walked none in improving to 4-0 in four (More)

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