KXEO Sports Report 1/6/23

According to a social media post from the Bills, Damar Hamlin is breathing on his own and talking after doctors removed his breathing tube overnight.

The team says he continues to progress remarkably in his recovery.

The ink is dry on the contract as Mizzou hires the first offensive coordinator for Eli Drinkwitz.

Kirby Moore was introduced by the university yesterday and according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Moore’s 3-year contract is worth an average of $875,000 per season.

Moore comes to Mizzou from Fresno State where he just finished his first year as their offensive coordinator.

He’ll also be Mizzou’s quarterbacks coach.

In Tiger basketball, the women remain undefeated in SEC play after downing Alabama last night 66 – 65.

Missouri’s depth proved to be a vital difference maker, outscoring their Crimson Tide counterparts by an impressive 38 -9 margin.

Next up for the women, a home contest Sunday against Arkansas with a 2:00 tipoff.

Week 18 of the regular season starts tomorrow for the Chiefs as they head to Vegas to take on the Raiders with a 3:30 kickoff.

The Blues are in action tomorrow night north of the border, taking on the Canadiens in Montreal.

Puck drops at 6:00.

The Cardinals Caravan is coming back to the listening area next weekend with stops in Jefferson City Friday night and Columbia, and Hannibal on Saturday the 14th.

Fans can see Brendan Donovan, Packy Naughton, Connor Thomas and Michael McGreevy along with alumni Rick Ankiel and Ryan Ludwick with John Rooney acting as emcee for the events.

They’ll be at the Missouri Farm Bureau Center in Jefferson City Friday night at 6:00.

Saturday’s stops are at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Convention Center in Columbia Saturday at Noon and will wrap up at the Hannibal LaGrange Mabee Sports Complex in Hannibal at 6:00.