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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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  • Baseball

    Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

    Royals fail to sweep Texas with 3-1 loss

    Posted 5:07 PM 8/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

    Adrian Beltre put Texas ahead to stay with an RBI double in the first. Beltre had his (More)

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    Cardinals' bats nonexistent in 7-1 loss to Phillies

    Cardinals' bats nonexistent in 7-1 loss to Phillies

    Posted 3:49 PM 8/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Jimmy Rollins homered and Jerome Williams tossed eight strong innings to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

    Ben Revere had a pair of hits and an RBI for Philadelphia, which took two of three from the Cardinals to (More)

  • Football

    Sam Bradford out for season with torn ACL

    Sam Bradford out for season with torn ACL

    Posted 3:14 PM 8/24/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Rams starting quarterback Sam Bradford is out for the entire regular season, head coach Jeff Fisher confirmed to the media on Sunday. Bradford tore his left ACL in Saturday's preseason game against the Cleveland Browns.

    Bradford injured his knee in the first quarter when he (More)

  • Sports

    Missouri soccer falls to West Virginia 3-2

    Missouri soccer falls to West Virginia 3-2

    Posted 2:52 PM 8/24/2014 by Eric Kelly, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    UNIVERSITY PARK - The Missouri Tigers soccer team took an early 2-0 lead, but conceded three straight goals as it fell to the No. 10 West Virginia Mountaineers 3-2.

    Senior Taylor Grant scored both of the Tigers' goals, one in the seventh minute and one in the 47th minute as the team built (More)

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    Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

    Guthrie goes eight innings, Royals beat Rangers 6-3

    Posted 11:04 PM 8/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie gave up a home run on his first pitch and not much else, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Texas Rangers 6-3 Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games.

    Alex Gordon had two hits, including a first-inning homer for his 15th of the season, and (More)

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    SECraft Beer Fest takes to Columbia

    SECraft Beer Fest takes to Columbia

    Posted 2:02 PM 8/23/2014 by Lexi Spivak, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - As the Missouri Tigers enter their third season in the Southeastern Conference, the South East Craft Beer Fest came to Columbia for the first time Saturday.

    Columbia has 5 craft breweries, more than 130 bars and 300 restaurants. The festival Saturday aimed to expand those (More)

  • News

    Green-Beckham to sit at OU after NCAA decision

    Green-Beckham to sit at OU after NCAA decision

    Posted 9:58 AM 8/23/2014 by The Associated Press

    NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Dorial Green-Beckham will not be allowed to play for Oklahoma this season after the NCAA denied the school's request for a waiver that would have made the talented receiver eligible to play right now.

    The school announced the decision Friday night.

    Green-Beckham (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 1

    FNF high school football scores and photos: Week 1

    Posted 6:40 PM 8/22/2014 by John Zupon, Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- Week one of high school football started off with major heat threatening to go into the triple digits and delaying a lot of the games.

    (Click here to see all the scores.)

    However, the heat did not slow down the big plays. (More)

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    Mizzou basketball announces non-conference schedule

    Mizzou basketball announces non-conference schedule

    Posted 2:45 PM 8/22/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou Basketball announced its non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season Friday, which includes a spot in the Maui Invitational Tournament during the week of Thanksgiving.

    Head coach Kim Anderson is excited about the opportunity his young team has in terms of facing tough (More)

  • Football

    Chiefs OT Stephenson suspended for PEDs violation

    Chiefs OT Stephenson suspended for PEDs violation

    Posted 1:58 PM 8/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

    Stephenson was a fill-in starter last season but was expected to anchor the right (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: North Callaway at Mexico

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: North Callaway at Mexico

    Posted 5:52 AM 8/22/2014 by John Zupon Jr., KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    MEXICO - The smell of fresh cut grass is in the air, and school is in session, which means Friday Night Fever is back. In the first Game of the Week, the Mexico Bulldogs host the North Callaway Thunderbirds to kick off each teams' season.

    KOMU 8 News will be covering most games with a (More)

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    New assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

    New assault complaints against ex-Mizzou RB emerge

    Posted 7:59 PM 8/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Two more former University of Missouri students have gone public with assault allegations against ex-running back Derrick Washington, including a women's soccer player who said her coach suggested she could lose her scholarship if she pursued her complaint that Washington punched (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...