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    NFL to partner with violence hotline and resource center

    NFL to partner with violence hotline and resource center

    Posted 11:51 AM 9/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - The NFL is partnering with a domestic violence hotline and a sexual violence resource center.

    Responding to increasing criticism that the league has not acted quickly or emphatically enough concerning domestic abuse cases involving players, Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a (More)

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  • Friday Night Fever

    Week four Friday Night Fever plays of the week

    Poll results are no longer available.

    Posted 11:08 AM 9/19/2014 by KOMU 8 Sports

    Here are your Friday Night Fever plays of the week from week four! All three plays feature touchdown runs! Voting ends every Friday at 3 p.m. Make sure to watch KOMU 8 News at Ten every Friday night during the Fall for all your local high school football coverage. 

  • Football

    Columbia College president issues video game challenge

    Columbia College president issues video game challenge

    Posted 10:00 AM 9/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - The new president of Columbia College will test his video game skills against the winner of a student competition with a year's worth of free textbooks on the line.

    Scott Dalrymple is hosting an online Madden NFL video game tournament next month as part of his inauguration (More)

  • Baseball

    Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

    Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

    Posted 9:51 AM 9/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.

    The defending National League champions took two of three in a tight (More)

  • Basketball

    City of St. Louis in Elite Eight for hosting Final Four

    City of St. Louis in Elite Eight for hosting Final Four

    Posted 9:31 AM 9/19/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Sports Commission president Frank Viverito is hopeful after meeting with NCAA officials about the city's bid to host an upcoming men's basketball Final Four.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported six NCAA officials have visited St. Louis. Viverito told the (More)

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  • Sports

    Local Scores: Thursday, Sept. 18

    Local Scores: Thursday, Sept. 18

    Posted 10:49 PM 9/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are some local scores on Thursday, Sept. 18th. 

    College Soccer: 

    Williams Baptist beats Stephen College 5-0

    College (More)

  • Mizzou Xtra

    Mitch Morse a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

    Mitch Morse a candidate for Senior CLASS Award

    Posted 9:27 PM 9/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri offensive lineman Mitch Morse has been named as one of 30 candidates for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award in college football.

    It recongizes a senior NCAA Division One FBS player every year who showcases excellence in community, character, classroom and (More)

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    Mizzou Athletics announces renovations for Mizzou Arena

    Mizzou Athletics announces renovations for Mizzou Arena

    Posted 8:43 PM 9/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - This offseason, the Missouri Tigers basketball team has already seen the arrival of a new head coach. 

    Now, it will get to play in a newly renovated stadium. 

    Mizzou Athletics announced plans for renovations to Mizzou Arena that are scheduled to be finished by (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Rock Bridge

    The Extra Point: Game of the Week: Hickman at Rock Bridge

    Posted 7:36 PM 9/18/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Hickman High School heads to Rock Bridge for Providence Bowl, one of the best rivalry games mid-Missouri high school football has to offer.

    No rain is predicted for Friday's games and the temperature is forecast to be in the mid-70's around kickoff.

    Who: (More)

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  • Football

    Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Chiefs' Charles limited with high ankle sprain

    Posted 5:17 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles showed up for practice Thursday, albeit in a limited capacity, despite a high ankle sprain sustained last Sunday against Denver.

    Charles did not participate Wednesday and there were fears that one of the game's dynamic playmakers could (More)

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    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    UConn-Missouri agree to home-and-home series

    Posted 3:20 PM 9/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    STORRS, Connecticut (AP) - Connecticut and Missouri have agreed to a home-and-home football series, the first meetings between the programs.

    The schools announced Thursday that UConn will visit Columbia, Missouri on September 19, 2015 and the teams will play September 23, 2017 at (More)

  • Friday Night Fever

    Opening Drive: previewing high school football, week five

    Posted 1:46 PM 9/18/2014 by Tyler Greever and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On this week's episode of Opening Drive, we give you the story of how one Fulton player is balancing music and football with some advice from his coach.

    Then, our hosts tell you about a special grill in Fayette and what was keeping everyone warm last week at the games.

    Finally, we give you a full preview of this week's Friday Night Fever Game of the Week: Rock Bridge vs. Hickman, the Providence Bowl. We'll tell you every other game we'll be at as well! 

  • Baseball

    Wainwright breaks up no-hitter, pitches complete game shutout

    Wainwright breaks up no-hitter, pitches complete game shutout

    Posted 10:17 PM 9/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2½-game edge in the NL Central.

    Wainwright (19-9) worked around seven hits and tied for the major league lead in wins and (More)

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  • W. Golf. Tigers Lead the Way at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is holding onto a three-stroke lead after two rounds of play at the Johnie Imes Invitational. The Tigers finished the day 14-under par (282-280--562) to surpass Kansas State who is currently in second with a score 11-under par.

  • Football. Shane Ray Named SEC Defensive Line Player of the Week

    This is the second weekly honor that Ray has garnered in what is quickly becoming an award-worthy season. He was named the SEC Defensive Player of the Week for his 7-tackle performance in a win over UCF on Sept. 13th, which included four tackles for loss, two sacks and a...

  • M. Golf. Mizzou Golf Wins Patriot Intercollegiate

    Ryan Zech fired a 4-under-par 67 to win his second tournament of the fall and lift Mizzou Golf to a three-shot win at the Patriot Intercollegiate on Monday afternoon in Virginia.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Heads to Oxford For Nationally-Televised Contest at Ole Miss

    Winner of seven of its last eight and 20 consecutive SEC matches, Mizzou volleyball will face a tough road test at Ole Miss on Wednesday (Oct. 1). The Rebels come into Wednesday's match at 14-2 and 0-2 in SEC play but boast an unblemished 7-0 home record. Mizzou is 2-1...

  • W. Golf. Women's Golf Among Top Three at Johnie Imes

    Mizzou Women's Golf is currently in second place with a score 6-under par (282) after 18 holes of play at The Johnie Imes Invitational. Mizzou and the Club at Old Hawthorne are hosting the invitational Monday, Sept. 29 and Tuesday, Sept. 30. Tournament play began at 8:15 a.m. in a...