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    Kickoff time for Missouri vs. Georgia in six-day hold

    Kickoff time for Missouri vs. Georgia in six-day hold

    Posted 1:03 PM 9/29/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri fans trying to make plans for the Oct. 11 game against Georgia will have to wait just a little longer.

    On Monday, the Southeastern Conference announced the match-up is one of five games CBS has decided to put a six-day hold on. This means CBS is waiting until after this (More)

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    Softball tournament raises money to send vets to Washington DC

    Posted 11:05 PM 9/28/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Washington D.C. is a place with many memorials honoring those who have fought for our nation, and not everyone who has served gets the opportunity to visit our capitol. The Home Runs for Heroes softball tournament helped give some of these veterans that chance.

    Home Runs for (More)

  • Baseball

    Missouri set to experience double dose of playoff baseball

    Missouri set to experience double dose of playoff baseball

    Posted 7:02 PM 9/28/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS, KANSAS CITY - The last time both Missouri professional baseball teams were in the postseason at the same time, Marty McFly was driving Doc Brown's Delorean throughout time. These next few weeks just may feel like a blast from the (More)

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    Cardinals beat D-backs 1-0 after title decided

    Cardinals beat D-backs 1-0 after title decided

    Posted 6:10 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals clinched their second straight NL Central title before the first pitch Sunday and closed out the regular season with a 1-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

    The Cardinals were already in the postseason entering the day and celebrated the division (More)

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    Royals rally for 6-4 victory over White Sox

    Royals rally for 6-4 victory over White Sox

    Posted 6:08 PM 9/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Kansas City's chance for the AL Central title was erased by Detroit's victory on Sunday, and the Royals went on to a 6-4 comeback win over Chicago in the final game for retiring White Sox captain Paul Konerko.

    Coming into the final day of the regular season, Kansas City was (More)

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    Trumbo homers twice, D-Backs beat Cardinals 5-2

    Trumbo homers twice, D-Backs beat Cardinals 5-2

    Posted 11:28 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX - Mark Trumbo homered twice and the Arizona Diamondbacks prevented St. Louis from clinching the NL Central title with a 5-2 victory over the Cardinals on Saturday night.

    The Cardinals secured at least a tie for the division crown when Pittsburgh lost to Cincinnati earlier Saturday (More)

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    Royals miss chance at 1st place, lose to White Sox

    Royals miss chance at 1st place, lose to White Sox

    Posted 11:11 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO - Jose Abreu hit a two-run homer, and the Chicago White Sox kept Kansas City out of first place in the AL Central with a 5-4 victory over the Royals on Saturday night.

    The Detroit Tigers, who lost 12-3 at Minnesota on Saturday, stayed one game ahead of the Royals entering the final (More)

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    Missouri rallies to beat No. 13 South Carolina 21-20

    Posted 11:07 PM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, S.C. - Russell Hansbrough scored two of his three touchdowns in the final seven minutes and Missouri rallied from 13 points down to beat No. 13 South Carolina 21-20 on Saturday night.

    The Tigers (4-1, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) trailed 20-7 and managed just 181 yards of offense (More)

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    ESPN's College GameDay: Missouri vs. South Carolina

    Posted 4:25 PM 9/27/2014 by Morgan Uber and Madi Morris, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA, South Carolina - ESPN's College GameDay was in the other Columbia of the SEC, Saturday morning for the game between Missouri and No. 13 South Carolina. KOMU 8 News has all the best sights and sounds of College GameDay from Friday night and Saturday morning.

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  • Football

    Chiefs' McKnight ruptures Achilles tendon

    Chiefs' McKnight ruptures Achilles tendon

    Posted 10:10 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Running back Joe McKnight has ruptured his Achilles tendon, becoming the third Chiefs player to sustain the season-ending injury already this season.

    McKnight sustained the injury in practice Thursday. Defensive tackle Mike DeVito and linebacker Derrick Johnson sustained (More)

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    Cardinals beat Arizona in 10, stay alone in 1st

    Cardinals beat Arizona in 10, stay alone in 1st

    Posted 12:44 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHOENIX (AP) - Jhonny Peralta drove in three runs, one with the go-ahead single in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals survived an Arizona rally to beat the Diamondbacks 7-6 Friday night and stay alone atop the NL Central.

    The game came hours after the Diamondbacks announced (More)

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    Royals clinch playoff spot with win over White Sox

    Royals clinch playoff spot with win over White Sox

    Posted 12:03 AM 9/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    CHICAGO (AP) - Kansas City's long postseason drought is over.

    The Royals clinched a playoff spot for the first time in 29 years, beating the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night behind seven scoreless innings from Jeremy Guthrie.

    Kansas City secured at least a wild card and ended (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 6

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 6

    Posted 7:48 PM 9/26/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mid-Missouri high school football closed out week six with a bang. 

    In the Callaway Cup, South Callaway hosted and dominated North Callaway. The game was supposed to be a little bit closer than it ended up being. 

    Battle could now be called the second best team (More)

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  • W. Soccer. Soccer Hosts Kentucky Thursday in Pack the Park and Pink Out Match

    The Mizzou soccer team (7-2-2) return home to Walton Stadium to host a pair of key Southeastern Conference games this week. On Thursday, Oct. 2, the Tigers host Kentucky at 6 p.m. CT in the team's annual Pink Out and Pack the Park match. The game will be televised live...

  • W. Golf. Mizzou Takes Johnie Imes Tournament Title

    Mizzou Women's Golf finished strong at the Seventh Annual Johnie Imes Invitational. Held at Columbia's own Club at Old Hawthorne, Mizzou took first overall with a final tally 18-under par. The Tigers set tournament records with their team totals from the first and second rounds (282, 280) and their third...

  • W. Golf. Tigers Lead the Way at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.

  • Football. Shane Ray Named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Wins Patriot Intercollegiate

    Ryan Zech fired a 4-under-par 67 to win his second tournament of the fall and lift Mizzou Golf to a three-shot win at the Patriot Intercollegiate on Monday afternoon in Virginia.