• Football

    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 (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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    Fans react to "Mr. Mizzou's" death

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Katie Moeller and Phil Bergman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Earlier today many local residents learned the news that "Mr. Mizzou" John Kadlec passed away at age 86.

    Richard King, owner of the Blue Note, was fortunate enough to meet Kadlec on a few occasions traveling to Missouri away games.

    "I remember sitting in the restaurants (More)

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    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Mizzou athletics remembers Coach John Kadlec

    Posted 11:26 AM 10/29/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Athletic Department remembered "Mr. Mizzou" Wednesday. Former assistant coach and player John Kadlec passed away early Wednesday morning. He was 86.

    The St. Louis native and lifelong Tiger, came to Mizzou in 1947 to play football under Hall of Fame (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals Game 7 tickets a hot commodity

    Posted 9:15 AM 10/29/2014 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals lived to see another day, but if you want to go see the final showdown, you better have a heavy wallet.

    Just before first pitch of Game 6 of the World Series, ticket prices to get into Kauffman Stadium were going for under $200.

    Game 7 is a (More)

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    "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    "Mr. Mizzou" dies at 86

    Posted 8:57 AM 10/29/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou football player and color commentator John Kadlec, also known as "Mr. Mizzou", has died at 86.

    Kadlec was known as a beloved figure in the MU community for decades.

    Born October 22, 1928, Kadlec played on the offensive line for the Tigers from 1948-1950. (More)

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  • Baseball

    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 (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)

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    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)

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    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)

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    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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  • Sports

    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.

     

  • Baseball

    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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