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    Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox

    Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox

    Posted 10:54 PM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.

    Mike Moustakas doubled with one out in the ninth. Dyson ran for him and stole third and came around to (More)

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  • Sports

    Local Scores: Monday Sept. 15

    Local Scores: Monday Sept. 15

    Posted 10:08 PM 9/15/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

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

    High School Softball
    South Callaway defeats New Haven 11-1
    Centralia defeats Monroe City 8-0
    Smith Cotton defeats Battle 3-2
    North Callaway defeats Helias 4-2

    High School Girl's Volleyball
    Fulton defeats Mexico 25-22, 25-21

     

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    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Mizzou's Ray receives SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors

    Posted 6:42 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou defensive end Shane Ray has earned the SEC Defensive Player of the Week award one week after Maty Mauk received SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

    Ray was a disruptive force in Central Florida's offensive backfield, recording seven tackles, including four tackles (More)

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    Mizzou wide receiver Copelin dismissed from team

    Mizzou wide receiver Copelin dismissed from team

    Posted 4:05 PM 9/15/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou head coach Gary Pinkel says redshirt sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin has been dismissed from the team.

    Pinkel declined to comment on the reason at his weekly press conference Monday.

    The NCAA suspended Copelin in July for the entire 2014-2015 season due to a (More)

  • Football

    Chiefs say Charles and Berry have ankle sprains

    Chiefs say Charles and Berry have ankle sprains

    Posted 2:52 PM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles has a high ankle sprain and safety Eric Berry also has an ankle sprain, throwing their status into question for Sunday's game in Miami.

    Charles was hurt on his second carry of the Chiefs' 24-17 loss to Denver over the weekend, and Berry (More)

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  • Football

    NFL adds domestic violence experts as advisers

    NFL adds domestic violence experts as advisers

    Posted 11:05 AM 9/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL says three experts in domestic violence will serve as senior advisers to the league.

    Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to (More)

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    Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Missouri to open up SEC play on ESPN

    Posted 10:54 AM 9/15/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will open up conference play on ESPN against South Carolina. The Southeastern Conference announced a 6 p.m. CT kickoff for Mizzou's Sept. 27 game on the road in the other Columbia of the SEC.

    While the Tigers will open up league play on the road, the (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Week four Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Posted 7:41 AM 9/15/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week four! All three plays feature touchdown runs! Voting ends every Friday at 3 p.m. Make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at Ten every Friday night during the Fall for all your local high school football coverage. 

  • Sports

    Hiking for a cure

    Posted 11:33 PM 9/14/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    LESTERVILLE - Cystic fibrosis is a disease 30,000 Americans are dealing with right now.

    The Xtreme Hike program, which is a part of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, is fighting for a cure. 

    The Gateway Chapter of (More)

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  • Sports

    Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

    Keselowski wins opening round of NASCAR's Chase

    Posted 7:53 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    JOLIET, Illinois (AP) - Brad Keselowski saw one shot in front of him to steal the win in the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

    He had twice picked his way through the field Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway, and found himself watching a spirited, side-by-side battle (More)

  • Football

    Rams hold on to secure first victory in Tampa Bay

    Rams hold on to secure first victory in Tampa Bay

    Posted 7:24 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    TAMPA, Florida (AP) - Greg Zuerlein's fourth field goal of the day, a 38-yarder with 38 seconds remaining, gave third-string quarterback Austin Davis and the St. Louis Rams a 19-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

    Davis completed 22 of 29 passes for 235 yards with no interceptions in (More)

  • Football

    Chiefs lose thriller in Denver

    Chiefs lose thriller in Denver

    Posted 7:15 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    DENVER (AP) - Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left, preserving the Denver Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.

    The Broncos (2-0) thought they had sealed the win twice earlier on the drive.

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  • Baseball

    Gonzales, Cardinals top Rockies for 3rd win in row

    Gonzales, Cardinals top Rockies for 3rd win in row

    Posted 5:18 PM 9/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie Marco Gonzales struck out nine, Jhonny Peralta homered and the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 Sunday for their third straight win.

    The Cardinals held their 3 1-2-game division lead over Pittsburgh.

    Colorado lost all six (More)

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