There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with over the weekend. This Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key story lines heading into this weekend are …
Jay Bouwmeester and the Blues take on the Blue Jackets and Avalanche this weekend.
BLUES HOST WEEKEND BACK-TO-BACK AT SCOTTRADE
After getting outscored 11-2 on this week’s road trip to New York and Dallas, the Blues will hope that a return home is just what they need to get back on track. They’ll host the Blues Jackets at 6 p.m. Saturday, then they’ll have a quick turnaround as they host the Avalanche at 4 p.m. on Sunday. You can catch both games on FOX Sports Midwest.
Barry Odom’s Missouri Tigers seek their first SEC win on Saturday at South Carolina.
MIZZOU VISITS SOUTH CAROLINA
Missouri is now 0-4 in SEC play, and at 2-6 overall, they’ll need to win all their remaining games in order to gain bowl eligibility. They’ll seek their first SEC win and some much-needed momentum as they visit South Carolina (4-4 overall, 2-4 in the SEC), a team that has won its past two games.
Kim Anderson faces his former team, Central Missouri, as Mizzou hosts the Mules for an exhibition on Friday.
MIZZOU AND SLU PRESEASON GAMES
New hope is on the horizon for the Mizzou and SLU basketball programs, both of which host exhibition games Friday night. Kim Anderson’s team faces off against his former school, Central Missouri, while Travis Ford coaches in front of the Chaifetz Arena crowd for the first time as the Billikens take on Greenville.
Sunday marks Nick Foles’ first NFL start since he was released by the Rams in July.
If you’re a former St. Louis Rams fan, you might be particularly intrigued by the Kansas City Chiefs-Jacksonville Jaguars matchup this weekend. That’s because Chiefs quarterback Nick Foles will start his first NFL game since the Rams released him in July. Foles posted career-worst numbers as a Ram last season, but went 16 for 22 with two passing touchdowns in relief of Alex Smith as the Chiefs defeated the Colts last weekend.
If you’re looking for some exciting late-afternoon action, tune in to watch the Colts take on the Packers at Lambeau Field.