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    Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Posted 5:17 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles showed up for practice Thursday, albeit in a limited capacity, despite a high ankle sprain sustained last Sunday against Denver.

    Charles did not participate Wednesday and there were fears that one of the game's dynamic playmakers could (More)

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    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    Posted 3:20 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    STORRS, Connecticut (AP) - Connecticut and Missouri have agreed to a home-and-home football series, the first meetings between the programs.

    The schools announced Thursday that UConn will visit Columbia, Missouri on September 19, 2015 and the teams will play September 23, 2017 at (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Opening Drive: previewing high school football, week five

    Posted 1:46 PM 9/18/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, we give you the story of how one Fulton player is balancing music and football with some advice from his coach.

    Then, our hosts tell you about a special grill in Fayette and what was keeping everyone warm last week at the games.

    Finally, we give you a full preview of this week's Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Rock Bridge vs. Hickman, the Providence Bowl. We'll tell you every other game we'll be at as well! 

  • Baseball

    Wainwright breaks up no-hitter, pitches complete game shutout

    Wainwright breaks up no-hitter, pitches complete game shutout

    Posted 10:17 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2½-game edge in the NL Central.

    Wainwright (19-9) worked around seven hits and tied for the major league lead in wins and (More)

  • Baseball

    Aoki breaks record in Royals victory over White Sox

    Aoki breaks record in Royals victory over White Sox

    Posted 10:15 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.

    The first-place Tigers led the Royals (More)

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  • Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Sept. 17

    Local Scores: Wednesday, Sept. 17

    Posted 9:35 PM 9/17/2014 by Justin Cowan, KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from Wed. Sept. 17th

    Softball:

    FOX 5

    Hickman 3 

  • Football

    WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    WR Bailey back at practice for Rams

    Posted 4:36 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Stedman Bailey emerged as a consistent threat late in his rookie season and the St. Louis Rams anticipate plugging the wide receiver back into the mix right away this weekend against Dallas.

    Bailey served half of a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's (More)

  • Football

    Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Chiefs QB Smith takes responsibility for offense

    Posted 3:45 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The past two weeks, when the Kansas City Chiefs have struggled to score touchdowns in the red zone, Andy Reid has insisted that he needs to put his players in better position to succeed.

    What happens when he puts the Chiefs in a bad position, though?

    Well, the (More)

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    Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    Posted 10:23 AM 9/17/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department released new information Wednesday morning about the weekend arrests of two Missouri basketball players.

    Officer Latisha Stroer said officers arrested Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen for assault early Sunday morning.

    Stroer said officers (More)

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  • Baseball

    Rare flop for Royals bullpen in 7-5 loss to White Sox

    Rare flop for Royals bullpen in 7-5 loss to White Sox

    Posted 6:59 AM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals' dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

    Davis replaced Herrera with two on in the seventh inning and walked (More)

  • Baseball

    Brewers knock off Cardinals 3-2 in 12 innings

    Brewers knock off Cardinals 3-2 in 12 innings

    Posted 6:57 AM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Carlos Gomez walked, stole second and third and scored the go-ahead run on a bloop hit by rookie Hector Gomez in the 12th inning as the Milwaukee Brewers ended the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals' three-game winning streak with a 3-2 victory Tuesday night.

    Brandon (More)

  • Sports

    Special Olympics plans Columbia training center

    Special Olympics plans Columbia training center

    Posted 4:37 AM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Special Olympic athletes in Missouri could soon have a training center to rival those of their U.S. Olympic team counterparts.

    The proposed Training for Life Campus would offer year-round training at a 44,000-square-foot athletics complex off Highway 63 south of Columbia. (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Sept. 16

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Sept. 16

    Posted 9:32 PM 9/16/2014 by Chelsea Vaughn, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from Tues. Sept. 16th 

    Softball:

    Hallsville 15, Tolton 0

    Battle 13, Fulton 2

    South Callaway 11, Fayette 0

    Clopton 10, Community RG (More)

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