Posted 10:09 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night.
The Red Sox maintained their momentum after winning four of their last five games (More)
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Posted 9:40 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A judge has sentenced San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and assault-weapons charges.
The sentence came Friday after the Santa Clara County (More)
Posted 7:26 PM 7/18/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
BOONVILLE - Central Methodist University honored former coach and athletic director Dr. James Luetjen Friday morning.
The 24th annual Luetjen Tournament was held at Hail Ridge Golf Course in Boonville.
More than 130 players, many of whom know Luetjen from his time at CMU, and 70 (More)
Posted 7:04 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Former Missouri Tiger Bri Kulas signed a contract to play professional basketball with Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias Friday.
Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias is a program located in the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain. The team participates in the Liga Femenina de (More)
Posted 5:48 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
FAYETTE, Mo. - Central Methodist University named Alex Nichols as the next head coach of the men's soccer team Friday.
Nichols has been one of the more successful high school soccer coaches in mid-Missouri over the last few years. Nichols led the Bruins of Rock Bridge High School to a (More)
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Posted 3:22 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
HOOVER, Ala. - Members of the media picked four players from the Mizzou football program to represent the preseason All-SEC teams Thursday.
Senior defensive end Markus Golden was voted to the second team as he will be expected to bring leadership to Gary Pinkel's defense this fall. Golden (More)
Posted 6:06 AM 7/18/2014 by Madi Morris, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Former Hickman High School player Lance Harris is hosting a week-long basketball camp in Columbia for kids of all ages.
Starting on Monday, July 14 and lasting until Friday, July 18, Harris as well as other camp counselors are running a (More)
Posted 2:40 PM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press
HOOVER, Alabama (AP) - Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league.
Staying on top might be even more of a challenge.
The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season (More)
Members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team competed at the Speedo Champions Series Section (LCM) meets last week. A host of Tigers swam at the Central Section at Mizzou's Mizzou Aquatic Center, July 16-19, while two Tigers competed at the Western Sectional in Mt. Hood, Ore., July 15-19.
Mizzou diver Clark Thomas earned a spot at August's 2014 AT&T USA Diving National Championships with a win on the 3-meter at last weekend's USA Diving Zone C National Preliminaries at SMU's A.R. Barr Pool in Dallas, Texas. Thomas became the second Tiger diver to qualify for the National Championships,...
Mizzou baseball has announced the Mizzou Hitting Experience, a brand new competitive learning experience for children in grades 5-12. The experience is designed to help baseball players learn and grow as hitters. Our belief is that we must learn how to compete and we must learn how to push ourselves...
A recent hot topic inside the world of collegiate athletics is what happens to those individuals who decide to leave early and pursue their professional athletics career. In particular, what are the opportunities at-hand for student-athletes to return to their former university and complete their college degree?
Mizzou diver Lauren Reedy swept the 3-meter and 3-meter synchro events on Friday, July 18 at the USA Diving Zone C National Preliminaries at SMUs A.R. Barr Pool in Dallas, Texas. With her wins, Reedy qualified for the 2014 AT&T National Diving Championships in August.