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    Kansas City falls to Cleveland in extra innings

    Kansas City falls to Cleveland in extra innings

    Posted 11:19 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

    Kansas City has lost three in a row to fall into a first-place tie with Detroit, which (More)

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    Cardinals beat Cubs 13-2, split doubleheader

    Cardinals beat Cubs 13-2, split doubleheader

    Posted 10:53 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 13-2 Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader.

    The victory snapped a four-game losing streak for St. Louis, which won for just the third time in its past nine games. It's (More)

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    No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    No. 24 Missouri beats South Dakota State to start season 1-0

    Posted 5:53 PM 8/30/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Maty Mauk threw for 173 yards and three touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added 126 yards on the ground to lead the No. 24 Missouri football team over South Dakota State, 38-18. After scoring early and often, the Tigers overcame rough patches in the second and third quarter to start (More)

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    Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    Rams release defensive end Michael Sam

    Posted 3:20 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and celebrities. In the end (More)

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    Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    Game day concerns not necessarily on traffic

    Posted 3:19 PM 8/30/2014 by Ashley Holt, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Traffic and crowd control was business as usual for the University of Missouri football season opener.

    The only change from usual procedure involved closing  Mick Deaver Drive in Columbia.  

    MUPD Captain Brian Weimer said he didn't expect changes in traffic or (More)

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    Mizzou Athletics helps tailgaters recycle

    Posted 3:13 PM 8/30/2014 by Vilma Obando, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou Athletics event staff members stepped up with their recycling efforts as football fans celebrated their first tailgating of the season.

    One fan said that every year he looks out for the blue recycling bags that are handed out.

    "I think it's great that they hand out (More)

  • Football

    Rams drop preseason finale to Dolphins

    Rams drop preseason finale to Dolphins

    Posted 1:58 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    MIAMI GARDENS, Florida (AP) - Matt Hazel caught a 22-yard touchdown pass from Seth Lobato with 6:15 left, and the Miami Dolphins rallied to beat the St. Louis Rams 14-13 in the preseason finale for both teams.

    Daniel Thomas had a 5-yard touchdown run for Miami, which trailed 13-0 entering (More)

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    Chiefs lose preseason finale in Green Bay

    Chiefs lose preseason finale in Green Bay

    Posted 1:49 PM 8/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    GREEN BAY, Wisconsin (AP) - Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien each threw for two touchdowns in their competition to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and the Green Bay Packers beat the Kansas Chiefs 34-14 in a preseason finale Thursday night.

    Flynn threw for 102 yards and Tolzien had (More)

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    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    New taxi stand policy for Missouri football games

    Posted 11:32 AM 8/30/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA- MU officials implemented a new taxi stand policy Saturday for Missouri football games. The policy requires all taxis to drop off and pick up on Champions Drive near the Lot G entrance.

    MU officials say they hope the new policy will help alleviate traffic around the stadium.

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    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Mizzou Extra: Tigers kick off 2014 season against SDSU

    Posted 8:48 AM 8/30/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Columnist

    COLUMBIA - Winning is always nice, but the hardest thing about being successful is raising the bar afterwards. The Missouri football team had a taste of success last season when they won the Cotton Bowl and finished the season with a 12-2 record. Now the Tigers begin their quest to (More)

  • FNF Play of the Week

    Week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Vote for your favorite Friday Night Fever play of the week!

    Posted 12:00 AM 8/30/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week two Friday Night Fever plays of the week! Watch the video and vote for your favorite. Make sure to watch Friday Night Fever on KOMU News at Ten every Friday night!

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    Cleveland beats Kansas City 6-1 in AL Central division play

    Cleveland beats Kansas City 6-1 in AL Central division play

    Posted 11:15 PM 8/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Carlos Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Friday night.

    The loss cut the Royals' lead to a half-game over Detroit in the AL Central.

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    Cardinals fall to Cubs in 7-2 loss

    Cardinals fall to Cubs in 7-2 loss

    Posted 11:09 PM 8/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jorge Soler hit two homers and fellow rookie Javier Baez had a tiebreaking, two-run double in the eighth inning off All-Star reliever Pat Neshek as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Friday night.

    The Cardinals lost in the return of star catcher Yadier (More)

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  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Wins Turning Stone Intercollegiate

    Mizzou Golf won its third consecutive and fourth overall Turning Stone Intercollegiate title Monday in Verona, N.Y., with a score of 6-over-par 870. The Tigers never lost their lead throughout the 11-team tournament and defeated second-place finisher Cleveland State by 10 strokes.

  • Football. Mizzou Football Media Day Quotes - Sept. 1

    Each Monday prior to Mizzou Football's game, head coach Gary Pinkel and student-athletes meet with the media.

  • Football. Tigers Turn Toward Toledo

    Mizzou (1-0) hits the road for the fi rst time in 2014 as they take on the Toledo Rockets (1-0) Saturday at 11 a.m. (central time) in Toledo, Ohio. Both teams are coming off of home victories this past Saturday against ranked FCS opponents. Mizzou jumped to a 21-7 lead...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Soccer Posts 3-1 Victory Over SMU

    Freshman Savannah Trujillo scored two goals and junior Reagan Russell added another as the Mizzou soccer team posted a 3-1 win over SMU Sunday night in Dallas, Texas. With the win in goal, redshirt senior goalkeeper McKenzie Sauerwein broke Missouri's career wins record with 36. She entered the match tied...

  • W. Tennis. First Serve: Mizzou Tennis Spends Sunday Evening At Epic Mud Run

    The Fall 2014 Mizzou tennis season kicks off in just 19 days, as the Tigers head to Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 19 for the Mizzou Invite. With the upcoming season on the horizon, head coach Sasha Schmid and assistant coach Jason Potthoff agreed on a unique team bonding...