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    Dreamland Bar-B-Que connects with community

    Posted 11:08 PM 12/4/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    TUSCALOOSA, Alabama - In Columbia, there are plenty of identifiable restuarants that are connected to the city and Mizzou. There is a restaurant in Tuscaloosa that has a unique connection to the city and the Crimson Tide.

    Dreamland Bar-B-Que embodies Tuscaloosa. It is one of Alabama's most (More)

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    Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 4

    Local Scores: Thursday, Dec. 4

    Posted 9:43 PM 12/4/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores from Thursday, Dec. 5: 

    High School Boys Basketball: 

    Boonville tops Centralia 68-54

    Fulton beats Clopton 71-50

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    College Football Hall of Fame welcomes visitors after recent opening

    Posted 7:01 PM 12/4/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ATLANTA - With fans looking forward to the SEC Championship game Saturday at the Georgia Dome, one place in downtown Atlanta offers fans a look back.

    The College Football Hall of Fame opened at the end of August and has attracted several football fans from around the nation. But it's not (More)

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    Atlanta SEC hot spots expect less fan turnout this year

    Posted 4:28 PM 12/4/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ATLANTA - SEC game days never seem to disappoint fans around the city of Atlanta.

    "It really keeps us going when we have that kind of energy," Taco Mac server Joy Wells said. "It's like we don't get tired. It's really exciting, and we just get into the spirit of the game."

    Taco Mac (More)

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    Alabama fans not fazed by Missouri's back-to-back wins

    Posted 3:33 PM 12/4/2014 by Mary Kate Burgess, KOMU 8 Sports Xtra Reporter

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Fans of the Crimson Tide are used to winning. Alabama is football royalty when it comes to college football, especially in the Southeastern Conference. 

    Meanwhile, the University of Missouri is the new kid on the block. The Tigers have only been in the conference (More)

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    SEC warns fans about counterfeit tickets

    Posted 1:44 PM 12/4/2014 by Rachel Wittel, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ATLANTA - The Southeastern Conference is warning fans to watch out for counterfeit tickets as they make their way to Georgia Dome for the SEC Championship.

    Jim Sullivan, SEC Director of Championship Ticket Operations, said specific details and textures of the ticket will prove its (More)

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    Local scores: Wednesday December 3

    Local scores: Wednesday December 3

    Posted 10:15 PM 12/3/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI: Here are some local scores from around the area on Wednesday, December 3.

    Women's College Basketball:

    Westminster 79

    Webster 70

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    SEC Championship Game ticket prices lower than ever

    Posted 6:50 PM 12/3/2014 by Cody Crutchfield and Mark Collins, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Tickets for this Saturday's 2014 SEC Championship Game are already sold out on the SEC's official website, but that doesn't mean you can't buy tickets anymore.

    This may actually be a blessing in disguise for fans looking for cheaper tickets. As of Wednesday evening, tickets were (More)

  • Baseball

    AP source: Royals, Hochevar agree to 2-year deal

    AP source: Royals, Hochevar agree to 2-year deal

    Posted 3:46 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Right-hander Luke Hochevar and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $10 million, two-year deal, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press.

    Hochevar will make $4.5 million this season and $5.5 million for the 2016 season, the person said (More)

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    Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Ex-teammates Pinkel, Saban meet for SEC title

    Posted 2:28 PM 12/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Gary Pinkel and Nick Saban are competing with a conference championship on the line 42 years after winning one together.

    The former Kent State teammates will be on opposing sidelines Saturday. Saban leads No. 1 Alabama against Pinkel and No. 14 Missouri in the (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 2nd

    Local Scores: Tuesday, Dec. 2nd

    Posted 10:04 PM 12/2/2014 by Ben Wilson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, December 2.

    Boys Basketball

    Kirksville defeated Battle 52-51

    Sturgeon defeated Hallsville 86-83 (OT)

    Centralia (More)

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    Missouri comes back to top in-state foe SEMO

    Missouri comes back to top in-state foe SEMO

    Posted 9:49 PM 12/2/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri Men's Basketball Team topped Southeast Missouri State 65-61 on Tuesday night.

    The Tigers trailed for the entirety of the game until freshman D'Angelo Allen buried his first career 3-pointer with four minutes left to put Missouri up 57-55.

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    Blues sign Martin Brodeur to 1-year deal

    Blues sign Martin Brodeur to 1-year deal

    Posted 7:41 PM 12/2/2014

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues signed 42-year-old goalie Martin Brodeur to a one-year contract, picking up the NHL's career leader in games, wins and shutouts while Brian Elliott is out with a knee injury.

    Brodeur began practicing with St. Louis last week. He played 21 seasons for (More)

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