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    Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    Workers commit to round-clock work on St. Louis stadium

    Posted 3:09 PM 2/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Workers have agreed to work around the clock without overtime if needed to build an NFL stadium on St. Louis' blighted north riverfront.

    Gov. Jay Nixon and Mayor Francis Slay spoke at a news conference Thursday at the offices of the St. Louis Building and Construction (More)

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    No. 2 Tigers travel to Iowa City for 2015 nation duals finals

    No. 2 Tigers travel to Iowa City for 2015 nation duals finals

    Posted 2:12 PM 2/19/2015 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - No. 2 Mizzou wrestling squad will conclude their 2014-15 dual schedule at the NWCA Division I National Duals Finals.

    This year's National Duals Finals features seven nationally-ranked teams, 85 nationally-ranked wrestlers, and three returning national champions. The field also (More)

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    Missouri drops 12th straight game with loss to Arkansas

    Missouri drops 12th straight game with loss to Arkansas

    Posted 11:40 PM 2/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas (AP) - No. 18 Arkansas beat Missouri 84-69 on Wednesday night for its fifth straight victory and eighth in nine games. Missouri (7-19, 1-12) has lost 12 straight games for the first time since the 1966-67 season.

    The Tigers nearly defeated Arkansas in their first (More)

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    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 18

    Local Scores: Wednesday, February 18

    Posted 8:09 PM 2/18/2015 by Alex Farkas, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on February 18:

    Womens College Basketball:

    Westminster 70

    Fontbonne 65

    Boys High School (More)

  • Baseball

    Eric Hosmer, Royals agree to $13.9 million, 2-year contract

    Eric Hosmer, Royals agree to $13.9 million, 2-year contract

    Posted 5:41 PM 2/18/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - First baseman Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration by agreeing to a $13.9 million, two-year contract.

    Hosmer gets $5.65 million this year under Wednesday's agreement and $8.25 million in 2016.

    The 25-year-old hit .270 for the AL champions (More)

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    Jamie Benn gets hat trick, Stars rout Blues 4-1

    Jamie Benn gets hat trick, Stars rout Blues 4-1

    Posted 10:00 PM 2/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jamie Benn had his first career hat trick and Kari Lehtonen was stingy in net again in the Dallas Stars' 4-1 rout of the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night.

    Blues coach Ken Hitchcock yanked goalie Brian Elliott in favor of Jake Allen after the Stars took a 3-0 lead before (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, February 17

    Local Scores: Tuesday, February 17

    Posted 9:39 PM 2/17/2015 by Justin Cowan KOMU Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are scores from around the area on Tuesday, Feb.17:

    Boys High School Basketball:

    Tolton 63

    Helias 44

    Rock Bridge 64

    Hickman 54

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  • Football

    Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

    Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

    Posted 4:12 PM 2/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason.

    Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free (More)

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    Nixon restore state money for Kansas City sports complex

    Nixon restore state money for Kansas City sports complex

    Posted 8:07 AM 2/17/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said he plans to restore nearly $5 million in state funding for the Truman Sports Complex and Bartle Hall in Kansas City.

    The money was eliminated in Nixon's proposed budget, without explanation. That caused concern for Jackson County and Kansas (More)

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    Lehtera scores winner, Blues beat Panthers 2-1 in shootout

    Lehtera scores winner, Blues beat Panthers 2-1 in shootout

    Posted 7:30 PM 2/15/2015 by The Associated Press

    SUNRISE, Florida (AP) - Jori Lehtera scored the winning goal in the fifth round of a shootout, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Sunday.

    Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for St. Louis in the shootout, and Brad Boyes converted for Florida. Lehtera beat Roberto Luongo (More)

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    Daniel, Maclin and Coffman remember college careers

    Posted 7:20 PM 2/15/2015 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Three key members from the highest ranked Missouri Tigers football team are now in the program's Hall of Fame. Chase Daniel, Jeremy Maclin and Chase Coffman soaked in the moment as their college careers were recognized.

    All three said they had many great memories from their time (More)

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    Mizzou women's basketball takes down Ole Miss 72-58

    Mizzou women's basketball takes down Ole Miss 72-58

    Posted 5:33 PM 2/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou women's basketball team looked to bounce back Sunday afternoon against Ole Miss after losing to Alabama on Thursday. The Tigers dominated the game at Mizzou Arena, defeating the Rebels 72-58. This win improved the Tigers' record to 14-12 overall and 4-9 in SEC play.

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    Mizzou tennis falls to Nebraska, 4-3

    Mizzou tennis falls to Nebraska, 4-3

    Posted 5:07 PM 2/15/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LINCOLN, Nebraska - Mizzou's four match winning streak was snapped on Sunday in a 4-3 loss against Nebraska. The match was tied going into the last singles contest of the day, which Nebraska won.

    The Tigers took an early lead winning the first two doubles matches and capturing the first (More)

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