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Schools, coaches more willing to fight NCAA allegations

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The ink on the NCAA's notice of allegations was but a few hours old when officials at Kansas huddled with Jayhawks coach Bill Self and crafted a strongly worded response that not only disputed the claims but went on the offens...

 

K-State beats up on Kansas, sends notice to Big 12

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — There is a documentary series called "Miles to Go" chronicling Les Miles' first season at Kansas, and during an episode following the Jayhawks' last-second win over Texas Tech, he brazenly walked into the locker room and...

 

Thompson scores 4 TDs as K-State stuns No. 4 Sooners, 48-41

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Skylar Thompson and Kansas State dealt a big blow to No. 5 Oklahoma's national title hopes. The Wildcats' quarterback threw for 213 yards while running for four touchdowns, the defense did just enough against Heisman Trophy...

 

NFL at 100: Packers beat Chiefs in first Super Bowl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs had no way of knowing what the Super Bowl would become when they met at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Jan. 15, 1967. All they knew was they didn't like each other much....

 

Kansas-Missouri hoops series to resume next season in KC

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The Border War is returning to college basketball. The acrimonious rivalry between Kansas and Missouri, once the longest continually played series west of the Mississippi River, will resume next season in Kansas City. The...

 

Hemric beats playoff drivers for NASCAR pole at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Hemric gave his hopes of landing a Cup Series ride for next season some help by taking his No. 8 Chevrolet to the pole for Richard Childress Racing at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. Hemric, who was told last month that...

 

Drama to unfold as NASCAR elimination race begins at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Hemric is on the pole alongside David Ragan on Sunday, but all the action figures to happen behind them when the elimination race for NASCAR's playoffs begins at Kansas Speedway. Ryan Blaney starts third and Kyle...

 

Hurts provides 4 TDs as No. 6 Sooners beat Jayhawks, 45-20

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Oklahoma's Lincoln Riley was dissecting his team's latest easy victory, this time a 45-20 blowout of Kansas, when he was interrupted by the sound of a toilet flushing in the nearby visiting locker room. "That's what they thoug...

 

Kansas apologizes for risque Snoop Dogg show at hoops event

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas apologized for its risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed, stripper poles were wheeled onto the Allen Fieldhouse floor and fake money was shot over the heads of...

 

Pettaway scores twice as West Virginia beats Kansas 29-24

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kendall Austin threw 202 yards, Martell Pettaway ran for a pair of scores, and West Virginia held on for a 29-24 victory over Kansas to open Big 12 play Saturday. Kennedy McCoy added 73 yards rushing and a touchdown, and Evan...

 

Miles and miles of Miles inside Kansas football program

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Koenning has to be careful every time the new offensive coordinator at Kansas walks into one of the Jayhawks' meeting rooms, making sure to address the right person by the right name. It has nothing to with learning dozens...

 
 By David Skretta    Sports    July 14, 2019

Royals trade right-hander Bailey to A's for prospect

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals traded Homer Bailey to the Oakland Athletics for minor league infielder Kevin Merrell on Sunday after scratching the veteran right-hander about 45 minutes before his scheduled start of their series fin...

 

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