Chiefs Start Organized Team Activities

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The off season is in full swing for the NFL. Over the course of the next month, the Chiefs will hold 10 off-season training activities or known as OTAs.  This is known as phase three, unlike phase two, these practices can have offense versus defense, although there still can’t be any live contact. So, everything […]

Ventura Leads Royals to Back to Back Shutout Wins

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Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. […]

Volquez Leads Royals to Series Clinching Win

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Edinson Volquez threw three-hit ball for seven innings, Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals rudely welcomed Chris Capuano back to the big leagues with a 6-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. The Royals got production from throughout their lineup to take the rubber game of […]

Royals Add Blanton to Roster

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has selected right-handed pitcher Joe Blanton’s contract from Triple-A Omaha. He will be in uniform (#49) for tonight’s game against the New York Yankees at 6:10.  In corresponding moves, the Royals optioned right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks to Omaha after last night’s game. The team also recalled […]

K-State Shuts Out KU, 11-0, in Series Opener

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K-State recorded its largest shutout ever in the all-time series against KU on Friday as the Wildcats blanked the Jayhawks, 11-0, in the series opener at Hoglund Ballpark. K-State starting pitcher Nate Griep tossed seven unblemished innings, stretching his consecutive scoreless inning streak to 16 frames, while the Wildcat offense notched 14 hits, 13 of […]

Ichabod Basketball Team Adds Three to Roster


Washburn Ichabod basketball head coach Bob Chipman has announced three additions to the 2015-16 basketball roster who have signed National Letter of Intents. “Javion is a great young point guard has a chance to play and lead us immediately in his freshman year,” Chipman said. “Tyus is a tremendously versatile athlete who will be another […]

Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees Announced.

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The Shawnee County Baseball Hall of Fame announces the following inductees for 2015: former Washburn University head baseball coach Steve Anson; Silver Lake American Legion Post 160 baseball coordinator Mike Burton; former minor league and semi-pro outfielder Gil Carter; former major league outfielder and Topeka minor league team owner/manager, Dick Cooley; umpire John “Big Dawg” […]

PGA Tour Pro Gary Woodland on 580 Sports Talk


The PGA Tour stop this week is in Charlotte, North Carolina, for the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Country Club.  Topeka native Gary Woodland will be trying to improve on his tie for 18th at the tournament a year ago.  Woodland, who is ranked 33rd in the world, has had a solid 2015 campaign […]

Missouri Southern Named MIAA Champs as Rain Cancels Title Game


Due to field conditions and impending weather, the MIAA Baseball Championship between Emporia State and Missouri Southern has been cancelled. Since both teams have one loss as the highest remaining seed Missouri Southern has been declared the MIAA Tournament Champions and receive the league’s automatic bid. Both teams were ranked in the latest NCAA Central […]

Hosmer Plus Lights Out Bullpen Lead Royals to Win

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Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber remained winless through seven starts this year, with Eric Hosmer hitting a three-run homer in the first inning that sent the Kansas City Royals over the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Thursday. Kluber (0-5) matched the record for most winless starts by a pitcher after winning a Cy Young […]

MIAA Baseball Tournament Set for Kansas City


The MIAA baseball tournament will start on Thursday, May 7th at Community America Ballpark. The final four teams will compete in a double elimination tournament to determine who will earn the automatic bid in the NCAA regional tournament.  Three of the four top seeds won the opening round of the MIAA tournament in the best […]

Royals Thump Tigers in Series Opener

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Danny Duffy pitched shutout ball into the eighth and Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Thursday night. The Royals pounded out 14 hits, which four of them were the extra base variety. Jarrod Dyson had three hits, Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez […]

Big 12 Football Spring Teleconference

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The spring football season is winding down for several colleges across the country. Several schools have conducted their spring football game already.  Kansas and Kansas State both have their spring football game this coming Saturday, April 25th.  The Wildcats are conducted their spring game at Sporting Park in Kansas City due to the renovations to […]

KU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brandon Schneider Introductory Press Conference


The Kansas Jayhawks have new leadership for the women’s basketball program. The new head coach is Brandon Schneider.  Schneider, who has led Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball to the 2014 and 2015 Southland Conference regular-season titles and spent 12 years as the Head Coach of the Emporia State Women’s basketball team, spoke to the media […]

Gipson and Williams Take Home Wildcat Basketball MVPs


Seniors Thomas Gipson and Nino Williams were named co-winners of the Rolando Blackman Team Most Valuable Player award to highlight festivities at the annual Kansas State men’s basketball banquet held Wednesday night at the Colbert Hills Clubhouse.   It marked the third time in the nine-year history of the award that there were co-winners of […]

Rivals Basketball Recruiting Analyst Eric Bossi on 580 Sports Talk


The 2014-2015 basketball season is complete, so that means the recruiting chase is in full swing.  The Wildcats and the Jayhawks each announced a signee to their 2015 class. For the Jayhawks they signed Carlton Bragg a 6-9 power forward from Cleveland, Ohio. The Wildcats announced point guard Kamau Stokes of Baltimore Maryland has inked […]

Terrence Gore Called Up to Replace Rios

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled outfielder Terrance Gore from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.  Gore will be in uniform (#0) for tonight’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis. Gore made his Major League debut in 2014 when he was brought up to the majors when the rosters expanded with […]

Rios Suffers Broken Bone in Hand

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Kansas City rightfielder, Alex Rios, suffered a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in the eighth inning of yesterday’s 12-3 win in Minnesota.  No timetable has been set as to the length of time he will be sidelined and the Royals will likely make […]

Defense Highlights Washburn Spring Scrimmage

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The Washburn Ichabods had a disappointing 2014 season as they finished 4-7.  The preparation for 2015 started once the 2014 season came to a close. The Ichabods held their annual spring scrimmage on Saturday, April 11th at Yager Stadium.  The spring scrimmage had the offense run 62 plays in which the offense struggled and the […]

AUDIO: Woodland Misses Cut at The Masters

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The 18th hole was not a good hole for Gary Woodland at The Masters in 2015.  Woodland bogeyed the final hole in his first round and did so in his second round and ended up missing the cut at the first major of the year.  The Topeka native shot a four over par 76 in […]

Jake’s Takes: MLB and Royals Prediction 2015


The 2014 MLB season was a year that Royals fan will remember for the rest of their lives. It was a season/trip/journey that Kansas City fans will talk about for years to come.  Not a day goes by when you and your buddies are talking about the Royals and someone always brings up “Should Jirschele […]

Kaw Valley Bank Big 12 Report with Jason King


The college basketball world isn’t short of news at this time,  Gregg Marshall is going to be a Shocker for the foreseeable future as he signed a new deal with Wichita State.  Texas is still trying to lure Shake Smart to be their head coach.  Oh and there is this thing called the Final Four […]

Gregg Marshall Says No to Alabama and Yes to Extension


The familiar face of Gregg Marshall will be around Wichita State for a few more years. Gregg Marshall has announced he is staying as the Head Coach of Wichita State.  The University has not released details of the agreement but several news outlets are reporting a verbal agreement has been made.  According to a report […]

2015 MIAA Hall of Fame Class Announced


Ten Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association legends have been elected to the MIAA Hall of Fame Class of 2015, the conference office announced today. It was also announced that the 2011 Pittsburg State National Champion Football Team will be inducted as the first member of the 2016 class during the 2016 MIAA Basketball Tournament. This year’s […]

Ellis and Mason Make All District Team


– The Kansas men’s basketball duo of Perry Ellis and Frank Mason III have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 8 Team, the NABC announced Friday.   Reflecting their All-Big 12 recognitions earlier this month, Ellis is a first-team member of the NABC All-District 8, while Mason is […]

AUDIO: WSU Head Coach Gregg Marshall and Players Preview KU Game


For the first time in 22 years, Wichita State and Kansas will battle on the hardwood. The seventh-seeded Shockers (29-4) square off against the second-seeded Jayhawks (27-8) in Third Round NCAA Tournament action at Omaha’s CenturyLink Center. The winner will advance to next week’s Midwest Regional Semifinals in Cleveland. This is the 14th meeting all-time […]

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Thursday was media and press conference day in Omaha at the Century Link Center.  The Shockers take on Indiana at approximately 2:10 on Friday. Indiana has struggled.  The Wichita State Shockers are back in the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year.  Head Coach Gregg Marshall’s press conference:    Wichita State players Ron Baker and […]

580 WIBW NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge


March Madness is here! Fill out a bracket and WIN! Join in on the fun of our first ever 580 WIBW Bracket Challenge. You can compete with Jake, Alex, Pat, Greg and other 580 WIBW listeners.  Click on the link below to register.  The rules are pretty simple. Must be 18 years of age or […]

Kentucky Tops the NCAA Tournament Field


March madness is here. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was revealed on Sunday afternoon.  Click here for a printable bracket.  The Big 12 got seven teams in the tournament. Kansas was slotted as a two seed. Iowa State, Oklahoma, Baylor were all given three seeds. West Virginia was given a five seed, Oklahoma State is […]

State Tournament Day Four Schedule and Scores


Scores: Boys Championship Games  6A   Wichita East 58 Lawrence 435A   Wichita Heights 72 Maize South 534A D1  McPherson 74 Basehor-Linwood 604A D2  Holcomb 63 Rock Creek 553A   Scott City 60 Wichita Collegiate 48 2A   St. John-Hudson 49 Central Plains 451A D1   Hanover 58 Doniphan West 361A D2  Wallace County 72 St […]

State Tournament Basketball Day One Scores


3:00 Scores: Class 6A Boys Wichita East 59  Maize 46Class 5A Girls  Aquinas 56 Emporia 34 Class 4AD1 Boys  Basehor-Linwood 65 Wellington 40Class 4AD2 Boys  Holcomb 59  Parsons 44 Class 3A Girls  Cimarron 57  Wellsville 39Class 2A Boys  Olpe 42  Colgan 31 Class 1AD1 Girls  Hoxie 71 LaCrosse 43Class 1AD2 Girls  St. Johns-Tipton 52 Wetmore 49  4:45 Scores:  […]

Philadelphia Radio Host Talks Jeremy Maclin

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The Kansas City Chiefs improved their need at receiver with the addition of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. According to several media outlets Maclin will sign with the Chiefs once free agency opens up on Tuesday, March 10th.  Maclin, the former Missouri standout, had a tremendous season last year, recording 1,318 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. Eytan […]

Texas Handles KSU in Austin


Texas used a stellar defensive effort, including an opponent school record-high 14 blocked shots, to post a 62-49 win over Kansas State on Saturday afternoon before 12,053 at the Frank Erwin Center.   With the loss, K-State (15-16, 8-10 Big 12) dropped to the No. 8 seed in next week’s Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship […]

Ichabod Baseball Team Continues Hot Start


The Washburn Ichabod baseball team picked up a doubleheader sweep winning its 12th and 13th games in a row after topping Pittsburg State 2-1 and 8-4 in game two Saturday at Falley Field. The Ichabods will look for the four-game sweep on Sunday starting at 1 p.m. Game 1 – Washburn 2, Pittsburg State 1A […]

MIAA Women’s Tournament Play in Game Scores


Three of the four top seeds advanced to the MIAA Tournament got underway in women’s basketball.   #9 Northeastern State 59, #8 Washburn 46 Ninth seeded Northeastern State held #8 Washburn to just .273 shooting from the field as they advanced in the first round of the MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. For the RiverHawks Chelsey […]

Women’s All-MIAA Teams Announced


Fort Hays State’s Kate Lehman has been named the MIAA Player and Defensive Player of the Year as the all league teams were announced today. Tony Hobson, head coach of regular season MIAA Champion Fort Hays State, was named the coach of the year.  Lehman was second in the league in scoring with 19.2 points […]

MIAA Tournament Play-In Game Winners


The top seeds all advanced as the first round of the MIAA Men’s Basketball Tournament came to a close.     #6 Nebraska-Kearney 90, #11 Southwest Baptist 74 Sixth seeded Nebraska-Kearney shot .574 from the field as they as defeated #11 Southwest Baptist in the opening round of the MIAA Men’s Basketball Touranment. For the […]

Big 12 Weekend Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Top 25 Poll and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s results: Kansas 69 Texas 64Kansas State 70 Iowa State 69Baylor 78 West Virginia 66Oklahoma 67 TCU 60Texas Tech 63 Oklahoma State 62 Upcoming Schedule: Monday, March 2 Baylor at Texas (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CT Oklahoma at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, March 3 West Virginia at Kansas (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, […]

Big 12 Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, AP Poll and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Baylor 69 Kansas State 42Kansas 81 TCU 72Oklahoma 79 Texas Tech 75 (OT)West Virginia 73 Oklahoma State 63Iowa State 85 Texas 77 Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 23 Kansas at Kansas State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 24 Texas at West Virginia (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, February 25 Texas Tech at TCU […]

Tigers Sweep Ichabods on the Hardwood


The Washburn women’s basketball team was down 19 with under 10 minutes to go and cut the margin down to four but could not get any closer in a 74-67 loss to No. 5 Fort Hays State. Washburn returns to action on Saturday at home against No. 13-ranked Emporia State. The Ichabods trailed the Tigers […]

West Virginia Tops KU in Wild Finish


Perry Ellis wanted the final basket so badly. He already had 15 second-half points, more than any player on the floor, but in the final seconds he caught the full-court pass over his shoulder. In stride, he went directly to the hoop.   The ball rolled off the rim. No. 8/8 Kansas lost in the […]

KU Football Head Coach David Beaty on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas Jayhawk football team got new leadership in early December. Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger named David Beaty the new man in charge of the football program. Beaty along with the nine assistant coaches on his staff will be at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center on Tuesday in Topeka from 5:00-7:00 pm for a meet […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Top 25 Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Kansas 74 Baylor 64Kansas State 59 Oklahoma 56Iowa State 79 West Virginia 59TCU 70 Oklahoma State 55Texas 56 Texas Tech 41 Upcoming schedule: Monday, February 16 KKansas at West Virginia (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 17Baylor at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Texas at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

MIAA Basketball Recap


More teams punched their tickets into the MIAA Tournament field as week 13 came to a close in MIAA basketball. Missouri Western at Missouri Southern WBB: MSSU 81, MWSU 69 Missouri Southern got the line 42 times hitting 35 free throws in a win at home over Missouri Western. MSSU also got 21 points out […]

MIAA Basketball Thursday Night Recap


The mid-week portion of week 13 came to a close in MIAA basketball with three more double headers. Central Oklahoma at Washburn WBB: UCO 75, WU 64 Central Oklahoma shot .527 from the field as they picked up a victory on the road at Washburn. UCO held WU to .355 shooting from the field as […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Results, Standings, Top 25 and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Texas 61 Kansas State 57Oklahoma State 67 Kansas 62Baylor 87 West Virginia 69Iowa State 75 Texas Tech 38Oklahoma 68 TCU 56   Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 9Oklahoma State at Baylor (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTIowa State at Oklahoma (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 10Kansas at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Washburn Head Coach Craig Schurig Recaps Signing Day


It was National Signing Day across the country on Wednesday February 4th. Seniors from across the country signed their National Letters of Intent to play football at the college of their choosing.  The Washburn Ichabod recruiting class featured 31 high school seniors plus seven junior college transfers who are already enrolled at Washburn and taking […]

Head Coach Bruce Weber on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas State Wildcats have now lost three straight after their 64-47 loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Kansas State is now 12-11 overall and now 5-5 in Big 12 play.  The Wildcats were down 45-44 with under six minutes to play but could only muster three points the rest of the way.  Head Coach […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday Results: Kansas 68 Kansas State 57Oklahoma 64 Oklahoma State 56Baylor 83 Texas 60West Virginia 77 Texas Tech 58Iowa State 83 TCU 66   Upcoming Schedule: Monday, February 2Iowa State at Kansas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 3West Virginia at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February 4Oklahoma State at Texas (LHN) 7:00 p.m. […]

MIAA Preseason Baseball Poll has Emporia State Picked to Win Title


Emporia State has been picked by the coaches around the league to set atop the preseason poll in baseball. The Hornets earned ten of the first place votes after winning the MIAA Tournament Championship last season.   Central Missouri earned two first place votes coming off a year that saw them win the regular season […]

MIAA Recap from Wednesday Night


Things got off to a wild start as a top ten battle highlighted the beginning of week 11 in MIAA basketball. Fort Hays State at Emporia State WBB: #6 FHSU 65, #2 ESU 55 #6 Fort Hays State held #2 Emporia State to just 21 first half points as they went on the road for […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results: Kansas State 63 Oklahoma State 53Kansas 75 Texas 62West Virgnia 86 TCU 85 (OT)Texas Tech 78 Iowa State 73Baylor 69 Oklahoma 58 This Week’s Schedule: Monday, January 26Texas at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 27West Virginia at Kansas State (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CTBaylor at Oklahoma State (ESPNEWS) 8:00 p.m. CT […]

Big 12 Basketball Scores, Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio


Saturday’s Results Kansas State 63 Baylor 61TCU 62 Texas Tech 42Texas 77 West Virginia 50Oklahoma 82 Oklahoma State 65Iowa State 86 Kansas 81 Upcoming Schedule Monday, January 19Texas at TCU (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTOklahoma at Kansas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, January 20Kansas State at Iowa State (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, January 21Huston-Tillotson at […]

Iowa State Holds Off KU Comeback for Win at Hilton


Ignoring the juiced building and a double-digit lead late in the game, Wayne Selden, Jr. pulled up for a crucial three-pointer to pull No. 9/10 Kansas back in it with 40 seconds to play until No. 11/13 Iowa State ultimately put it away. The Cyclones went on to win their first ESPN College GameDay, 86-81, […]

Gorillas Dominate in Sweep of Ichabods


The Ichabods gave up an 11-0 run early in the second half and never recovered in a 60-40 loss Saturday at second-ranked Pittsburg State. No. 18 Washburn fell to 12-4 overall and 4-4 in the MIAA. The Bods will play their third of four straight on the road Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Central Oklahoma. […]

MIAA Recap from Wednesday


Two games went to overtime and two more were decided by two points of less in a wild night in MIAA basketball. Emporia State at Pittsburg State WBB: #3 ESU 65, #2 PSU 61 OTIn a battle of top five teams #3 Emporia State scored the final four points of overtime to defeat #2 Pittsburg […]