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    Kansas City Chiefs to play first game in London in 2015

    Kansas City Chiefs to play first game in London in 2015

    Posted 7:41 PM 11/6/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LONDON - The NFL announced today that the Kansas City Chiefs will play a regular-season game in London in 2015 for the first time in team history. 

    The game is scheduled for Nov. 1, and Kansas City will be the "home" team against the Detroit Lions. 

     

    So, the (More)

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    Ex-brewery exec, lawyer to weigh stadium options

    Ex-brewery exec, lawyer to weigh stadium options

    Posted 9:25 AM 11/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - A former Anheuser-Busch executive and a prominent lawyer, both experienced in dealing with the NFL, have been tapped by Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to consider options that will ensure the future of pro football in St. Louis.

    Nixon announced the appointment Wednesday of former (More)

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    Chiefs sign fullback Sherman to extension

    Chiefs sign fullback Sherman to extension

    Posted 2:05 PM 11/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Chiefs have signed fullback Anthony Sherman, who has helped pave the way for one of the NFL's top rushing offenses, to a three-year contract extension.

    A person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Monday that Sherman can earn up to $7 million over the (More)

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    Nixon to discuss future of NFL in St. Louis

    Nixon to discuss future of NFL in St. Louis

    Posted 7:51 PM 11/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to discuss the future of the St. Louis Rams during a teleconference Wednesday.

    Nixon plans to speak with reporters about what his office calls the future of the NFL in St. Louis. No specific details have been released.

    The Rams' (More)

  • Baseball

    Royals, Orioles each win 3 Gold Gloves, Molina 7th

    Royals, Orioles each win 3 Gold Gloves, Molina 7th

    Posted 7:11 PM 11/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.

    Rawlings announced the winners Tuesday. Managers and coaches voted for the awards in (More)

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    Osage golfer sets school record

    Posted 4:34 PM 11/4/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    OSAGE BEACH - Golf requires patience and a certain amount of mental toughness. Sustaining success is one of the most difficult parts of the sport. With the right coach, one mid-missouri golfer found a way to capture her consistency during her high school career.

    Taylor Hayes is a senior (More)

  • Basketball

    Cougars continue their season opener winning streak

    Cougars continue their season opener winning streak

    Posted 9:33 PM 11/3/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia College Cougars men's basketball team opened the 2014-15 season with a 70-52 home victory over Central Methodist University tonight. The Cougars won their eighth straight season-opener.

    Senior Tanner Sutton led the Cougar offense with a game high 16 points and also had (More)

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    Ray collects another SEC defensive honor

    Ray collects another SEC defensive honor

    Posted 6:10 PM 11/3/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - After setting Mizzou's single season sack record after only nine games, the SEC recognized Mizzou defensive end Shane Ray for the fourth time this season.

    The SEC named Ray as its Defensive Lineman of the Week after the redshirt junior recorded two sacks in a 20-10 win against (More)

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    Sports feasibility study could bring revenue to Columbia

    Posted 3:21 PM 11/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau will watch as the sports feasibility impact study will be presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.

    In March, the CVB and Columbia Parks and Recreation teamed up to study how expanding or renovating ball parks, soccer (More)

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    Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

    Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

    Posted 11:24 AM 11/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday to right-hander James Shields, which assures Kansas City of draft pick compensation if its staff ace signs a major league contract with another team before June 8.

    Shields has until Nov. 10 to accept, and it is (More)

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    Five-year string of games to end in College Station for Missouri

    Five-year string of games to end in College Station for Missouri

    Posted 11:00 AM 11/3/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri football team will face the Texas A&M Aggies for the fifth year in a row on Saturday, Nov. 15. The string of consecutive games will come to an end at College Station following the 6:30 p.m. CT kickoff on the SEC Network.

    In May, the Southeastern Conference (More)

  • Football

    Kaepernick fumbles into end zone as Rams win 13-10

    Kaepernick fumbles into end zone as Rams win 13-10

    Posted 6:26 PM 11/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    SANTA CLARA, California (AP) - Colin Kaepernick fumbled at the goal line with 2 seconds remaining, and St. Louis sacked the San Francisco quarterback eight times on the way to a 13-10 upset over the 49ers on Sunday.

    The Rams recovered, and the play was reviewed and upheld. The 49ers (4-4) (More)

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    Alex Smith leads Chiefs past Mike Vick, Jets 24-10

    Alex Smith leads Chiefs past Mike Vick, Jets 24-10

    Posted 3:01 PM 11/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Smith threw for 199 yards and two touchdowns, Jamaal Charles ran for another score and the Kansas City Chiefs won 24-10 on Sunday, sending the New York Jets to their eighth straight loss.

    Tight ends Travis Kelce and Anthony Fasano each caught touchdown passes, and (More)

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