The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has reinstated right-handed pitcher Chris Young from the 15-day disabled list (right forearm strain). Young will be in uniform for today’s game against the Chicago White Sox. To make room on the 25-man roster, the club has optioned left-handed pitcher Brian Flynn to Omaha (AAA).
The Kansas City Royals today announced that last night’s rainout with the Chicago White Sox will be made up on Monday, September 19 at 1:15 p.m. Last night’s game was a scheduled “Buck Night” at Kauffman Stadium and the make-up date will now be a “Buck Day” promotion with hot dogs and peanuts for $1.00 […]
Tonight’s game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox has been postponed due to rain. A makeup date will be announced at a later time. Tickets for tonight’s game will be honored for the rescheduled game. Fans do NOT have to exchange their original tickets if they plan to attend the rescheduled […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the 15-day disabled list with a torn right Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). The disabled list stint is retroactive to Monday, May 23. To take Moustakas’ place, the Royals have recalled outfielder Brett Eibner from Omaha (AAA). Eibner will be in […]
Washburn’s David Gauntt was named to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) All-American Third Team on Wednesday, May 25. Gauntt was a NCBWA All-Region First Team pick last week and joined 12 others from the Central Region as All-Americans. Gauntt, a senior from Topeka, Kan., closed out a historic career this month after climbing […]
Martinez was batting .298 and had a .356 on base percentage in 37 games this year for the Omaha Storm Chasers.
Overall, he has 12 years of Division I experience, which includes time at his alma mater – Southern Illinois (2004-12).
Eight first-time challenge matchups highlight the announcement of the schedule for the 2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge Presented By Sonic. For the second straight year, all games in the Challenge will be played in one day – Saturday, January 28. ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise every contest of the fourth annual event matching […]
Center Evan Maxwell has signed to play men’s basketball at the University of Kansas, head coach Bill Self announced Monday. Maxwell (6-foot-10, 235 pounds) is a transfer Liberty University and will be a junior for the 2017-18 season. The Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania native will join the KU team in June and, due to transfer rules, […]
Doug Kalitta raced to his third consecutive Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday and had to navigate Heartland Park Topeka’s dragstrip in an ill-handling racecar to turn on the win light in the final round at the NHRA Kansas Nationals. Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) joined Kalitta in the […]
Matt Hagan and Brittany Force took advantage of cool weather conditions and a fast race track to produce national record performances Friday at the NHRA Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka. Hagan set Funny Car national records for time and speed with his leading performance of 3.862 seconds at 335.57 mph in his Mopar […]
Washburn Baseball’s David Gauntt, Nick Silva and Kyle Carnahan added another honor to their collection for the 2016 campaign, being named to the D2 Conference Commissioners Association Division II Baseball (D2CCA) All-Central Region team on Thursday, May 19 by the organization. Gauntt and Silva were First Team selections and Carnahan was named to the Second […]
The Royals couldn’t win their fourth straight game.
Kansas will join Georgia, 2016 NIT Champion George Washington and UAB for the championship rounds of the 2016 CBE Hall of Fame Classic.
Cheney native Jerry Kill will be helping out the KSU football team in the upcoming year.
Washburn ends its season with 34-20 mark.
The Washburn Ichabods stay alive with a victory in the 11th.
The building houses a display of the original “Rules of Basket Ball,” as written by James Naismith in 1891.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Scott Alexander and selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Peter Moylan from Omaha (AAA). The club has placed right-handed pitchers Chris Young (right forearm strain) and Kris Medlen (right rotator cuff inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list. Young’s D.L. stint is retroactive to […]
Third-seeded Washburn Baseball put together a comeback 8-4 victory over No. 6 seed Northeastern State to open MIAA Tournament play on Friday, May 12. Nick Silva (9-0) went 6.1 innings in the win, allowing four runs on 14 hits with four strikeouts. Silva exited in the seventh to give way to Greg Mason, who tossed […]
Washburn took home to two top individual honors for this years MIAA season.
Washburn falls for third time in a row.
Washburn’s offense was quiet.
Moustakas jammed the thumb on his left hand during the team’s last road trip to Anaheim.
Washburn opens final three-game series with close loss.
Wildcat Women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie will be in Manhattan for a few more years.
Top-ranked recruit Josh Jackson has signed and will be a freshmen at the University of Kansas in 2016-17, KU men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. Jackson verbally committed to KU in early April. Jackson (6-foot-8, 205 pounds) is the second No. 1 rated player to sign with Kansas in the past three seasons. Jackson, […]
The Kansas City Royals announced that first baseman Eric Hosmer has been named Royals Majestic Player of the Month for April, while right-handed pitcher Wade Davis is the club’s Pitcher of the Month. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote, with the pitcher award voted on by local media. Hosmer […]
The Washburn University Athletics Department honored its senior student-athletes and 2015-16 Team Most Valuable Players on Monday, May 2 at the 2016 Senior and MVP Recognition Banquet. The event, held at the Capital Plaza Hotel and Convention Cneter, featured an evening of season highlights, scholarship awards, speeches by selected seniors and recognition of student-athlete accomplishments […]
Washburn gives themselves a chance to win tie for the MIAA conference title
One of the best offensive linemen in program history, Kansas State’s Cody Whitehair was selected with the 25th pick of the second round, No. 56 overall, in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Chicago Bears on Friday evening. His selection extended K-State’s Big 12-leading streak with at least one player selected in the NFL Draft […]
Three-time Grammy Award winners and multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band will headline the first major concert event at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in nearly 30 years as K-State Athletics and Basis Entertainment announced today details for a one-of-a-kind Wildcat Kickoff music festival on Saturday, September 10. Joining Zac Brown Band’s headlining act will be multi-platinum […]
No. 27 Washburn Baseball built an early lead but faltered late, dropping a 7-5 contest in 10 innings against Central Oklahoma in the series opener on Thursday, April 28. WU (29-15, 18-15 MIAA) had 11 hits in the game but were outdone by UCO’s 17 hits and six runs in the final three innings. Nick Silva started […]
Fans can vote up to 35 times online or via mobile devices, with a maximum of five ballots in a 24-hour period.
Sophomore wide receiver Byron Pringle had an outstanding debut for the Wildcats, hauling in nine passes for 163 yards.
Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder announced prior to Saturday’s Purple/White Spring Game that safety Dante Barnett, quarterback Jesse Ertz, defensive end Jordan Willis and center Dalton Risner have been chosen by their teammates to serve as captains for the 2016 season. It marks the third-straight season Barnett has been elected a team captain, while […]
Under the new agreement, Currie will receive a $100,000 retention incentive on June 30, 2017.
Good news for Jayhawk football fans.
Highlighted by Big 12-leading marks from the football, men’s golf and women’s cross country programs, all of Kansas State’s athletic teams met and exceeded the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rate multi-year standard for the sixth straight year as the NCAA released its latest Division I APR data from the 2014-15 academic year. Also, the men’s golf […]
The Kansas Jayhawk student athletes hit the books this past year.
The legislation amends the tax code to exclude from gross income the first $5,000 earned by students who are 18 years old or younger on agricultural projects completed under the supervision of 4-H or FFA.
Washburn baseball racked up 17 hits en route to a 9-2 win over Emporia State in game two of a midweek series with the Hornets on Tuesday, April 19. WU (26-13, 21-8 MIAA) officially clinched the series with ESU (28-12, 20-9 MIAA) after winning last week’s opener, 11-8, at ESU and moved one game ahead […]
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to Kansas’ capital city in America’s Heartland, May 20-22, for the 28th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals, the eighth event of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock will compete side-by-side for a chance to […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that outfielder Jarrod Dyson has been returned from his rehab assignment with Omaha (AAA) and reinstated from the 15-day disabled list (right oblique strain). Dyson will be in uniform for tonight’s game against the Detroit Tigers. To make room on the 25-man roster for Dyson, outfielder Reymond Fuentes has […]
The Chiefs have been informed that the NFL has denied the Chiefs‘ appeal for tampering. The loss of the third-round pick stands. “We appreciate the opportunity to make our appeal on this matter, and we acknowledge the minor reduction in fines imposed. However, we continue to believe that the facts of this case combined with […]
After watching an early lead slip away, Washburn Baseball charged back to force extras and win it in walk-off fashion, 7-6, in the bottom of the 11th against Lindenwood on Saturday, April 16. WU (25-13, 20-8 MIAA) picks up a sweep of the weekend series against the Lions, using 10 hits in the win. Washburn has […]
The National Football League announced on Thursday the regular season schedule for the 2016 season. The Kansas City Chiefs will be featured in three primetime television games, including two at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs will host the Oakland Raiders in Week 14 on Thursday Night Football followed by a Dec. 25 Christmas matchup on Sunday […]
This year marks the 71st anniversary of Jackie Robinson signing his professional contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945, which was the first step toward his eventual breaking of the color barrier on April 15, 1947.
The Big 12 Conference established its Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award in 2012-13.
Sporting Kansas City didn’t have the 20th anniversary they were hoping for.
Freshman guard Ron Freeman has elected to transfer from the Kansas State men’s basketball program.
Find out who took home the hardware for the Wildcat basketball team
The National Football League officially announced its 2016 preseason schedule on Thursday. The Kansas City Chiefs will kick off their preseason slate at Arrowhead Stadium vs. the Seattle Seahawks followed by back-to-back road contests vs. the Los Angeles Rams and Chicago Bears. Kansas City will close out the preseason at home against the Green Bay […]
Kansas State assistant men’s basketball coach Alvin Brooks III announced his resignation today to accept a coaching position at Baylor in his native state of Texas. “I appreciate Alvin’s contribution to our program over these past four years,” said head coach Bruce Weber. “He has been a valuable member of our staff and has […]
Allen Iverson, Shaquille O’Neal, Tom Izzo, Sheryl Swoopes, Yao Ming and Jerry Reinsdorf have been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The announcement was made in Houston in advance of Monday night’s NCAA Tournament championship game between Villanova and North Carolina. Iverson was an 11-time NBA All-Star who was named rookie of the year […]
Eleven Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association legends have been elected to the MIAA Hall of Fame Class of 2016, the conference office announced today. Included is an inaugural legacy member that is part of this 2016 class. The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held on June 1, 2016 in the Truman Forum Auditorium at […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have finalized their 25-man roster for Opening Night tonight against the New York Mets at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Chien-Ming Wang, adding him to the 25-man Major League roster. To make room, the club has placed left-handed pitcher Tim Collins […]
The Eagles signed fullback Ryan Mueller to a two-year contract on Friday, April 1. Mueller, who was a four-year letterman as a defensive lineman at Kansas State, played linebacker for the San Diego Chargers as a rookie in 2015 and spent time on the club’s practice squad.
The Royals on Friday re-signed infielder Clint Barmes, outfielder Travis Snider and left-hander Brian Duensing to Minor League deals. All three had been released by the Royals earlier this week. All three also are expected to report to Triple-A Omaha.
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the team has signed running backs Charcandrick West and Spencer Ware to contract extensions. Terms of the contracts will not be released by the club. “Charcandrick and Spencer both stepped in and were very effective for us offensively last year,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “These […]
Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina will show a film on the 1992 Presidential race Wednesday.
Following a three-year college career, Kansas men’s basketball guard Brannen Greene has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft and will be leaving KU, Greene and head coach Bill Self announced Wednesday. “Brannen has elected to declare for the NBA draft with the intent of hiring an agent at some point,” Self said. “I certainly understand […]
Kansas men’s basketball guard Wayne Selden Jr. has declared for the 2016 NBA Draft and will be leaving KU, Selden and head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. “The last three years have been a true blessing to experience as a Jayhawk, an opportunity I am so thankful for,” Selden said. “That being said, I’d like […]
The World Champion Kansas City Royals are excited to announce great renovations and additions to Kauffman Stadium for the 2016 season. Rivals Sports Bar, the Royals Hall of Fame and Frank White Lounge all will have a new look for the season. In addition, walk-through metal detectors have been added to stadium entrances. Rivals Sports […]
Children’s Mercy Park will host an international friendly between the United States Men’s National Team and Bolivia on May 28 at 7 p.m. CT, U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday. The match will be the United States’ final tune-up before hosting the Copa America Centenario, a marquee tournament headlined by the U.S., Mexico, Argentina and Brazil that […]
Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley, Representatives Jim Ward and John Carmichael have filed a Constitutional protest over HB 2566, the Republican school finance bill passed on March 24, 2016.
Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder has announced the hiring of Brad Underwood as the program’s 19th men’s basketball coach. He will be formally introduced to the Oklahoma State fans and media at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in Gallagher-Iba Arena. Underwood arrives at OSU following a three-year stay at Stephen F. Austin that ranks as one […]
Sporting Kansas City continued its perfect start to the 2016 MLS season with a 1-0 victory over Toronto FC on Sunday at Children’s Mercy Park. Second-half substitute Brad Davis scored the game-winning goal as Sporting Kansas City moved atop the Supporters’ Shield standings and became the only MLS club with a 3-0-0 record through Week […]
No. 3 Miami held off a furious rally that saw No. 11 Wichita State erase a 21-point deficit to defeat the Shockers, 65-57, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. Wichita State (26-9) saw its 2016 NCAA Tournament come to an end after two victories, while Miami […]
2016 NCAA Championship Kansas (30-4, 15-3 Big 12) is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship South Regional. KU will take on 16th-seeded Austin Peay (18-17, 7-9 Ohio Valley) on Thursday, March 27, at approximately 3 p.m. Central time at the Wells Fargo Arena (16,869) in Des Moines, Iowa. The game will […]
Everyone is encouraged to participate in the drill by practicing seeking secure, safe shelter from a “tornado”.
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Monday that the team has signed wide receiver Rod Streater. Terms of the contract will not be released by the club. “We are happy that we were able to bring Rod to Kansas City,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “He’s strong, both mentally and physically, and will […]
Following the announcement of the NIT field, Kansas State head coach Bruce Weber announced on Sunday night that the Wildcats have opted to not participate in any additional postseason tournament this year. “We fell short this season in reaching our goal of playing in the NCAA Tournament, and although we were disappointed to not be selected for the NIT, […]
It’s official: Kansas has been selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the upcoming NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, CBS revealed during its Selection Show on Sunday evening. The top-ranked Jayhawks will begin their NCAA-leading 27th consecutive appearance in the tournament against Ohio Valley Conference tournament champion Austin Peay in the first round […]
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the team has signed offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz.
Kansas men’s basketball legend Clyde Lovellette died Wednesday evening in North Manchester, Indiana.
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the team has signed defensive lineman Jaye Howard.
Kansas junior guard Wayne Selden Jr., has been named one of five finalists for the 2016 Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.
Kansas State will open play in Big 12 Championship as the Wildcats face Oklahoma State.
Defender Nuno Andre Coelho scored in his Major League Soccer debut on Sunday as Sporting Kansas City opened the 2016 MLS season with a 1-0 road victory over Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field. A 30-yard strike from the Portuguese center back in the 73rd minute gave Sporting Kansas City its first win in Seattle […]
For just the second time in Big 12 history, the Conference has a repeat choice for Player of the Year as Oklahoma’s Buddy Hield has earned the honor for the second straight campaign. Prince Ibeh of Texas has been named Defensive Player of the Year, while Deonte Burton of Iowa State is Newcomer of the […]
Senior Perry Ellis closed out his final week of Big 12 regular-season play by averaging 21.0 points against two top-25 opponents to earn Big 12 Player of the Week honors, the league announced on Sunday morning. Ellis recorded back-to-back 20-point efforts as the Jayhawks, winners of 11-straight games, put the finishing touches on their 12th-straight […]
The top college basketball conference in America is set to begin its postseason as the bracket has been set for the 2016 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship. The Kansas Jayhawks earned the regular-season title and will be the No. 1 seed – the 16th outright or shared crown in 19 seasons for KU, […]
Kansas City Chiefs Chairman and CEO Clark Hunt announced on Saturday that former fullback Tony Richardson will be the 2016 inductee into the Chiefs Hall of Fame. Richardson is the 46th player to earn this coveted honor, which will be celebrated this evening at the 46th annual 101 Awards banquet in downtown Kansas City. The […]
Barry Brown scored 15 points on 5 of 8 3-pointers, senior Justin Edwards added 12 more in his final home game, and Kansas State routed TCU 79-54 on Wednesday night. Brown and Edwards combined to hit eight of Kansas State’s 10 3-pointers. Wesley Iwundu finished with 11 points and seven assists for the Wildcats (16-14, 5-12 […]
he 2016 MVC Larry Bird Player of the Year is senior Fred VanVleet of Wichita State. VanVleet, one of only three players in MVC history to reach 600 career assists and 200 career steals, is also one of just nine players in league history to win the Larry Bird Trophy twice. VanVleet also won in […]
The Washburn Ichabod season came to an end with a 70-54 loss on Tuesday night in Lee Arena in the first round of the MIAA Tournament. Washburn finishes the record with a 15-13 mark finishing in a tie for fifth in the MIAA standings. The Ichabods trailed 28-17 at the break behind a cold first […]
Northwest Missouri’s Justin Pitts has been named the MIAA Player of the Year as the all-conference team was released today. Ben McCollum who led his team to their third straight regular season title has been named the league’s Coach of the Year. Pitts, a unanimous selection, is tied for first in the MIAA in assists averaging […]
The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has placed the franchise tag on safety Eric Berry. “Our goal is to keep Eric in Kansas City for the foreseeable future,” Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey said. “He’s a special player that means a lot to our organization, the city, and has been a […]
Top-ranked Kansas ventured into hostile territory, where No. 3 Oklahoma had just been beaten two days before, and dominated No. 23 Texas from start to finish on the way to an 86-56 victory inside Frank Erwin Center. The win gives Kansas sole possession of its 12th-straight Big 12 regular season title. Senior All-American candidate Perry […]
Seventh-seeded Washburn saw its 2015-16 season come to an end in the MIAA Tournament Opening Round on Monday, Feb. 29 as it fell to 10th-seeded Central Missouri, 74-70. WU closes the year at 15-14 overall, having earned the No. 7 seed after going 11-11 in MIAA play. Washburn shot 50 percent from the field in the […]
Missouri Western’s LaQuinta Jefferson has been named the MIAA Women’s Basketball Player of the Year as the team was released today. Pittsburg State’s Lane Lord and Fort Hays State’s Tony Hobson were named the MIAA Co-Coaches of the Year. Jefferson, a unanimous selection, led the league in scoring this season averaging 21.8 points per game. She […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has agreed to terms on 2016 Major League contracts with pitchers Brian Flynn and Matt Strahm; infielders Christian Colon and Ramon Torres and outfielders Reymond Fuentes and Paulo Orlando. Consistent with club policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed. With this latest wave of signings, […]
Northwest Missouri tied an MIAA record with 19 league wins and earned the top seed in the MIAA Tournament. They will be joined with a bye to Kansas City by second seeded Nebraska-Kearney, third seeded Missouri Southern and fourth seeded Fort Hays State. In the opening round of campus play-in games scheduled for Tuesday, March 1 […]
Twelve straight: accomplished. Since the beginning of the season, the University of Kansas basketball team broke their end-of-practice huddles by chanting “Big 12 Champs” in unison. That daily ritual became a reality on Saturday afternoon as the second-ranked Jayhawks defeated Texas Tech, 67-58, inside Allen Fieldhouse to clinch at least a share of the program’s 12th-straight […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Washburn was tabbed as the No. 7 seed in the MIAA Women’s Basketball Tournament and will host 10th-seeded Central Missouri in an opening round game on Monday, Feb. 29 at 7 p.m. Washburn finished the regular season at 15-13 overall and 11-11 in MIAA play, sitting in a four-way tie for […]
EMPORIA, Kan. – Washburn Women’s Basketball couldn’t slow a hot-shooting Emporia State team in the regular season finale, falling 98-61, on Saturday, Feb. 27. Washburn finished the regular season at 15-13 (11-11 MIAA) after shooting 34 percent as a team in the game, while ESU (23-5, 17-5 MIAA) hit 49.2 percent from the field. MIAA […]
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As construction continues on schedule for completion this summer of the latest enhancement of Bill Snyder Family Stadium, K-State President Kirk Schulz and Athletics Director John Currie today announced a major $2.9 million gift from longtime supporters Steve and Kay Theede benefitting both Phase IIIB of the BSFS Master Plan and the Ahearn Fund. In […]
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