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    Reid could leave Chiefs' starters in vs. Green Bay

    Reid could leave Chiefs' starters in vs. Green Bay

    Posted 10:02 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Jamaal Charles has confidence that the Kansas City Chiefs offense will be in synch when the regular season rolls around a week from Sunday.

    Evidently, so does Andy Reid.

    The Chiefs' coach said Tuesday that he is unlikely to play any of his starters in Thursday (More)

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    Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    Royals to skip Ventura due to back soreness

    Posted 10:01 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura will miss his next start due to soreness in his back, and Liam Hendricks will make his first start for the club Wednesday since arriving in a trade from Toronto.

    Meanwhile, second baseman Omar Infante was held out of the lineup for (More)

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    Lions acquire Egnew off waivers

    Lions acquire Egnew off waivers

    Posted 9:57 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    ALLEN PARK, Michigan (AP) - The Detroit Lions made a pair of waiver claims Tuesday, acquiring former Dolphins tight end Michael Egnew and former Eagles fullback Emil Igwenagu.

    Egnew, the former Missouri tight end, played in all 16 games for Miami in 2013, making seven catches for 69 yards. (More)

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    Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

    Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

    Posted 3:19 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a distinct possibility with the start of the regular season just a week away.

    Smith said earlier in training camp that (More)

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    Chiefs trim three to get to 75-man roster limit

    Chiefs trim three to get to 75-man roster limit

    Posted 3:14 PM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs waived offensive tackle Ryan McKee and defensive backs Kevin Rutland and Damond Smith on Tuesday to reach the 75-man roster limit.

    McKee was trying to make a comeback in the NFL after spending last season working as an assistant coach at North (More)

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    Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

    Posted 12:35 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    PITTSBURGH (AP) - Matt Holliday's two-run single in the seventh inning off Jared Hughes capped a late rally, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Monday night.

    Jon Jay's pinch-hit single tied the game with two outs in the seventh and Holliday followed with a sharp (More)

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    Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

    Posted 12:32 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

    Jacoby Ellsbury drove in a run in the (More)

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    Hill confident he can run Rams offense

    Hill confident he can run Rams offense

    Posted 12:29 AM 8/26/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Shaun Hill has been here before. A career backup quarterback, Hill is certain he will be able to successfully run the St. Louis Rams' offense after Sam Bradford suffered a season-ending knee injury during the weekend.

    Hill has been forced into an extended relief role for (More)

  • Sports

    Monday, August 25: Local Scores

    Monday, August 25: Local Scores

    Posted 9:18 PM 8/25/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    High School Volleyball

    Southern Boone def. Mexico 25-13, 25-13

    Sacred Heart def. Hallsville 25-6, 25-11

     

    High School Softball

    North Callaway def. Sturgeon 2-1

    Centralia def. Macon 9-3

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    Mizzou football releases depth chart

    Mizzou football releases depth chart

    Posted 7:01 PM 8/25/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team released their depth chart Monday for the season opener against South Dakota State this Saturday. The following is the depth chart with analysis.

    Quarterback 1: #7 Maty Mauk Exp: RS So. (More)

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    First Battle High School student signs letter of intent

    Posted 6:24 PM 8/25/2014 by Tom Kackley KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Battle High School Athletics hit another milestone Monday. Softball player Samantha Myers signed a letter of intent to play at Columbia College. She is the first Battle athlete to sign a letter of intent to play college sports.

    "It's really good that they're able to watch me (More)

  • FNF Play of the Week

    Friday Night Fever Week One Plays of the Week

    Poll results are no longer available.

    Posted 10:23 AM 8/25/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your week one Friday Night Fever plays of the week! Watch the video and vote and be sure to watch Friday Night Fever each Friday night for all your local football coverage. 

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    Markus Golden's Why

    Posted 10:06 PM 8/24/2014 by Mihir Bhagat, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Success stories aren't about what. They're about why.

    "You have to have a reason," Missouri senior defensive end Markus Golden said. "You got to have a why. And my why has always been to make my family better."

    But to understand why, you have to understand how Markus (More)

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