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    Stan Kroenke's silence raises questions about Rams' future

    Posted 7:14 PM 3/16/2015 by Jay Wallis and Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporters; Josh Matejka, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - State leaders are attempting to come up with a realistic way to keep St. Louis a NFL city and avoid a possible void in the presence of a professional football team. In this rapid process, however, Rams stakeholders seem to be on a different page.

    Stan Kroenke, the owner of the (More)

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  • Baseball

    Ventura hit hard in Royals' 6-5 win over Indians

    Ventura hit hard in Royals' 6-5 win over Indians

    Posted 6:14 PM 3/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    SURPRISE, Arizona (AP) - Yordano Ventura gave up four runs in the first two innings, but the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Cleveland Indians 6-5 Monday.

    Ventura gave up hits to the first four batters, with Jason Kipnis and Carlos Santana contributing RBI singles in a three-run (More)

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    Lackey outduels Price in first spring training start

    Lackey outduels Price in first spring training start

    Posted 5:20 PM 3/16/2015 by The Associated Press

    JUPITER, Florida (AP) - John Lackey pitched three perfect innings in his spring training debut, outpitching David Price in the St. Louis Cardinals' 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday.

    Cardinals manager Mike Matheny let the 36-year-old Lackey set his own pace during camp and it (More)

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    Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    Mizzou baseball into Collegiate Baseball Top 30

    Posted 4:11 PM 3/16/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Following a three-game sweep at Georgia to start SEC play, the Missouri Tigers baseball team has cracked the Collegiate Baseball Top 30.

    The Tigers (15-4, 3-0) moved into the ranking, released Monday, at No. 26. In the USA Today Coaches Poll and National College Baseball Writers (More)

  • Football

    Fans of St. Louis Rams want team to stay despite lower attendance

    Posted 12:27 PM 3/16/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters; Josh Matejka, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    ST. LOUIS - Many aspects of The St. Louis Rams are different since the team was known as "The Greatest Show on Turf."  There have been changes in coaching, ownership and, especially, fan support. Now, there are indications Rams owner Stan Kroenke might move the team to the Los Angeles (More)

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    Missouri wrestler J'den Cox gives inspiration to little boy

    Posted 10:21 AM 3/16/2015 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Brayden Deaver wakes up at 5 a.m. almost every day to work out. There's just one thing - He's seven-years-old.

    "He does pushups, sit-ups," Brayden's father Tony Deaver said. "He has me hang him from his ankles, and he does sit-ups that way."

    Brayden's mother Tara Lange (More)

  • Football

    St. Louis restaurant finds itself in stadium blueprint

    Posted 10:37 PM 3/15/2015 by Morgan Uber and Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporters

    ST LOUIS - A 90-year-old St. Louis restaurant finds itself a part of the Rams' proposed stadium plans, but the restaurant is not what is pictured on the blueprint.

    Al's is more than a restaurant. It is the oldest same family in the same location restaurant in St. Louis. Three generations (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Sunday, March 10

    Local Scores: Sunday, March 10

    Posted 9:26 PM 3/15/2015 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area on Sunday, March 15:

    College Softball:

    Game 1: Lyon 9 - Stephens College 2

    Game 2: Lyon 5 - Stephens College 3

    Game 1: St. Mary (KS) 10 - Missouri Valley 2

    Game 2: St. Mary (KS) 8 - Missouri Valley 0

  • Football

    King Ram won't buy season tickets through Rams

    Posted 9:05 PM 3/15/2015 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter; Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

    ST. LOUIS - Elvis Presley is the undisputed King of Rock and Roll. The legacy he left behind has helped one Rams fan create a character worthy of the Professional Football Ultimate's Fan Association.

    Dave King became a St. Louis Rams fan when the team moved from Anaheim, California to (More)

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  • Baseball

    Tulowitzki, Morneau go deep, Rockies overpower Royals 6-2

    Tulowitzki, Morneau go deep, Rockies overpower Royals 6-2

    Posted 6:02 PM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki and Justin Morneau hit home runs on consecutive pitches in the first inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday.

    Tulowitzki's liner off Royals rookie Aaron Brooks curled inside the left field foul (More)

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    Dozier homers for Twins in 6-6 tie with Cardinals

    Dozier homers for Twins in 6-6 tie with Cardinals

    Posted 3:57 PM 3/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    FORT MYERS, Florida (AP) - Brian Dozier hit his second home run of the spring, a two-run shot off Carlos Martinez in the third inning, and the Minnesota Twins and the St. Louis Cardinals played to a 6-6, nine-inning tie Sunday.

    With a strong contingent of Cardinals fans making the drive (More)

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    Mizzou golf gets third win of season

    Mizzou golf gets third win of season

    Posted 3:54 PM 3/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BANDON, Oregon - The Mizzou golf team claimed its third victory of the season Sunday at the Bandon Dunes Champtionship after the final round was cancelled due to weather.

    Both sophomore LInus Lilliedahl and freshman Hayden Buckley recorded career-best finishes with Lilliedahl tying for (More)

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    Mizzou tennis swept by Florida

    Mizzou tennis swept by Florida

    Posted 3:21 PM 3/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou tennis wrapped up its home weekend slew of matches Sunday at the Mizzou Tennis Complex, falling 7-0 against No. 3 Florida, dropping all singles and doubles matches.

    Florida's No. 1 doubles tandem is ranked No. 4 in the country, and their No. 3 pair is No. 22, which proved (More)

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  • M. Swimming. Mizzou Posts Three Top-10 Finishes During Day One of NCAAs

    The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team opened the 2015 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships with three top-10 finishes and four school records during day one competition at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Natatorium Thursday in Iowa City, Iowa. Missouri's day was highlighted by a sixth-place showing in...

  • Track. First Record Book Mark Falls on Day One of Texas Relays

    AUSTIN, Tx. - The No. 15 Tigers opened their 2015 season on Thursday (March 26) with competitors in both the Texas Relays and Texas State's Bobcat Invitational. Included among the highlights from day one of three in Texas is the season's first record book performance, as freshman Ally Zerbe hit...

  • W. Basketball. Tigers Close Season in Battle at Ann Arbor

    Mizzou Women's Basketball concluded its season on Thursday night in the third round of the WNIT. Mizzou's third round appearance is the furthest postseason run for a Mizzou team since the 2002-03 season when the Tigers advanced to the quarterfinals of the WNIT.

  • W. Gymnastics. Katelyn Trevino Named SEC Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year

    Mizzou gymnastics redshirt senior Katelyn Trevino (Ovilla, Texas) was named the Southeastern Conference Gymnastics Scholar-Athlete of the Year, the league announced on Thursday (March 26). Additionally, senior Laura Kappler (Evansville, Ind.) and freshman Becca Schugel (Eagan, Minn.) earned spots on the All-SEC and All-Freshman teams, respectively.

  • Baseball. SEC East-Leading Tigers Head to SEC West Leader Texas A&M

    • Mizzou sits atop the SEC East standings at 5-1 and heads into this weekend with an 19-7 record. It is the program's best start through 26 games since the team opened the 2008 season at 20-6. Mizzou's 5-1 mark is its best to open SEC play since the program...