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    Rams release DT Kendall Langford

    Rams release DT Kendall Langford

    Posted 6:13 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Rams have released defensive tackle Kendall Langford, who lost his starting spot to rookie Aaron Donald last season

    The move frees up $6 million in salary cap space heading into free agency.

    The 29-year-old Langford had been entering the final season (More)

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    Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    Chiefs waive tight end Fasano to free up salary cap space

    Posted 6:10 PM 2/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived veteran tight end Anthony Fasano on Thursday, freeing up about $2 million in salary cap space that they could use to keep All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston.

    The Chiefs have been unable to come to a long-term deal with Houston, making it (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 25

    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 25

    Posted 7:35 PM 2/25/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area on Wednesday, February 25.

    Girl's High School Basketball:

    Tipton 59

    Russellville 26

    Harrisburg 58

    Westran 48

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    Missouri wrestler named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Missouri wrestler named MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Posted 3:15 PM 2/25/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - For the second time in the 2014-15 season, Missouri wrestling's Alan Waters has been named MAC Wrestler of the Week. 

    Waters, a senior from Kansas City, went 3-0 this past weekend at the 2015 National Duels Finals at the University of Iowa and moved to the No.1 ranking in (More)

  • Baseball

    Wainwright heading to St. Louis for abdominal exam

    Wainwright heading to St. Louis for abdominal exam

    Posted 2:36 PM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - Adam Wainwright called his impending trip to meet with doctors in St. Louis to discuss his lower abdominal pain "strictly precautionary."

    "I want to be fair to you and say that anything I say about it will just be speculation," Wainwright said Wednesday morning. "I (More)

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    Mike Sweeney elected to Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame

    Mike Sweeney elected to Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame

    Posted 2:09 PM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Former first baseman Mike Sweeney will become the 26th member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame.

    Sweeney, a five-time All Star when he played with the Royals from 1995 to 2007, was elected in his first ballot appearance, the team announced Wednesday.

    Sweeney (More)

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    Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    Inglewood city council approves stadium backed by Rams owner

    Posted 8:23 AM 2/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    INGLEWOOD, California (AP) - The Inglewood City Council late Tuesday night approved plans to build a football stadium that includes St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke as a partner, clearing a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.

    The council (More)

  • Sports

    Price wins 9th straight on road, Canadiens top Blues 5-2

    Price wins 9th straight on road, Canadiens top Blues 5-2

    Posted 10:16 PM 2/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Alex Galchenyuk and Brendan Gallagher had two goals apiece and Carey Price set a franchise record with his ninth straight road win for the Montreal Canadiens, who beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 Tuesday night.

    Montreal held onto the top spot in the Eastern Conference.

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    Mizzou snaps record losing streak with win against Florida

    Mizzou snaps record losing streak with win against Florida

    Posted 9:57 PM 2/24/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri entered the night riding a program-worst 13 game losing streak. Florida head coach Billy Donovan entered the night with 499 career wins. Something had to give.

    In the end, it was the Tigers who pulled away with a 64-52 victory at Mizzou Arena.

    The Tigers were (More)

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  • Basketball

    Local Scores: Tuesday, February 24

    Local Scores: Tuesday, February 24

    Posted 9:55 PM 2/24/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area on Tuesday, February 24.

    High School Boy's Basketball

    Russellville 57, Tipton 44

    Rock Bridge 77, Battle 60

    South Callaway (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals head southwest to gear up for 2015 season

    Royals head southwest to gear up for 2015 season

    Posted 7:23 PM 2/24/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SURPRISE, Arizona - It is appropriate the Kansas City Royals' spring training home is Surprise, Arizona. In 2014 the Royals surprised everyone and made it all the way to the World Series. The 2015 incarnation of the Kansas City club will not be sneaking up on the baseball world this (More)

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    Cardinals send Wainwright back to St. Louis

    Cardinals send Wainwright back to St. Louis

    Posted 2:33 PM 2/24/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - The Cardinals are sending ace Adam Wainwright to St. Louis to be examined by a doctor after his workout Tuesday was cut short by abdominal pain.

    General manager John Mozeliak told Cardinals.com that Wainwright would be seen by Dr. Michael Brunt of Washington (More)

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    All-Star defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk back on ice

    All-Star defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk back on ice

    Posted 7:49 PM 2/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Blues All-Star defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk has resumed skating coming off abdominal surgery earlier this month, but isn't close to returning to the lineup.

    Coach Ken Hitchcock said Shattenkirk has been skating for a few days and was on the ice for about a (More)

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