Royals Option Paulo Orlando to AAA Omaha

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist has officially joined the club and will be in uniform (#18) for tonight’s 6:07 CT game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.  In a corresponding roster move, outfielder Paulo Orlando has been optioned to Triple-A Omaha.

K-State Announces 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

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– K-State Athletics will honor a group of 10 outstanding individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced today The 2016 Hall of Fame class includes former student-athletes Steve Anson (baseball), Michael Bishop (football), Dawn Cady (volleyball), Martin Gramatica (football), Max Moss (men’s basketball), Nicole Ohlde (women’s basketball), Sean […]

KU Faces Chaminade to Open up Maui Invitational

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Kansas men’s basketball will face Chaminade on Monday, Nov. 23, in its opening contest of the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Championship Round bracket at Lahaina Civic Center in Maui, Hawaii, as the event announced its bracket Tuesday.   All 12 Championship Round games of the Maui Jim Maui Invitational will be televised by the […]

Lockett Earns Big 12 Athlete of the Year

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Softball infielder Lauren Chamberlain (Oklahoma) and football wider receiver/kick returner Tyler Lockett (Kansas State) have been named the 2014-15 Big 12 Conference Athletes of the Year, the league office announced.   Nominees are submitted by each Big 12 institution and selected, based on athletic performance, academic achievement and citizenship, by a media panel as well […]

Coleman Sent Down to AAA, Royals Recall Cuthbert

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha.  He will be in uniform for tonight’s 7:10 game against the Houston Astros.  In a corresponding roster move, infielder Dusty Coleman was optioned to Omaha following last night’s game. Cuthbert, 22, played in four games with the Royals just […]

Sporting KC Rallies in US Open Cup

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Sporting Kansas City secured a berth in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup semifinals with a 3-1 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Tuesday at Sporting Park. Will Bruin opened the scoring for a Dynamo side playing with 10 men after Luis Garrido’s first half red card, but Sporting KC rallied for three […]

Cain Earns AL Player of the Week

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Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain and Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel have been named the American League Co-Players of the Week for the period ending July 19th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network.   Cain batted .412 (7-for-17) with three runs scored, two doubles, two home runs, three RBI and […]

Royals Activate Kris Medlen; Option Yohan Pino

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have returned right-handed pitcher Kris Medlen from his rehab assignment and reinstated him from the 60-day disabled list.  He will be in uniform (#39) for tonight’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at 7:10.  In a corresponding roster move, the club optioned right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino to Triple-A […]

Preseason All-Big 12 Team Announced

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The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2015 Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team and individual awards, chosen by media representatives who cover the league. The preseason team was dominated by upperclassmen with 19 seniors and 10 juniors among the 30 honorees. Eleven players were named to the 2014 All-Big 12 First Team while eight were […]

Sporting KC Gets Three on All-Star Fan XI

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Sporting Kansas City’s Matt Besler, Benny Feilhaber and Graham Zusi were named to the MLS All-Star Fan XI on Monday ahead of the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on July 29. The club’s three selections are the most of any MLS team. 2015 MLS ALL-STAR FAN XI Goalkeeper: Nick Rimando (RSL) Defenders: Omar Gonzalez (LA), Matt Besler […]

Kansas Takes Home Gold with Double Overtime Win

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In an epic battle of undefeated teams, the USA pulled together to beat Germany 84-77 in double overtime to win the gold medal of the 2015 World University Games (WUG) at Yeomju Indoor Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea, Monday evening.   With the win, the USA (8-0), which consists mainly of University of Kansas student-athletes and […]

Washburn Adds Three Staff Members

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Washburn athletics has announced three new staff members who will join the Ichabod staff starting the 2015-16 season. Matt Hundley – Assistant men’s basketball coachFormer Washburn Ichabod basketball player Matt Hundley will return to the Ichabod bench as an assistant coach starting the 2015-16 season after spending the last five seasons as an assistant coach […]

Sporting KC Gets Big Three Points on the Road

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Sporting Kansas City recorded the team’s fifth shutout in the past six MLS matches with a 1-0 road win over the first place Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday at BC Place. Homegrown defender Kevin Ellis scored the game-winning goal in the 52nd minute on an assist from Krisztian Nemeth and goalkeeper Tim Melia matched his […]

Bill Snyder Named To Dodd Trophy Watch List

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— Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder was one of 23 coaches nationally and four from the Big 12 Conference to be named to the preseason watch list for the 2015 Dodd Trophy, officials from the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl announced today.   The architect of the “greatest […]

USA Cruises Past Switzerland, 96-57

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Julian DeBose, the newest addition to the USA National Team roster, led the charge in the final pool play game. The Florida Gulf Coast guard scored a team-best 18 points as Kansas ran past Switzerland, 96-57. Kansas finished pool play with a flawless 5-0 record, strengthening the Americans’ hold on Pool D. The top two […]

USA Wins Pool D With 66-65 Win Versus Serbia

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In a battle of undefeated teams, guard Wayne Selden, Jr., made a free throw with 12.9 seconds remaining, and Serbia missed three shots in the waning moments as the USA won 66-65 to improve to 4-0 at the World University Games Wednesday at Dongkang College Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea. With the victory, USA assured itself […]

USA Improves To 3-0 With 106-41 Win Over Chile

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Behind 23 points from guard Frank Mason III, the USA men’s basketball team jumped all over Chile from the start in posting a 106-41 win in its third contest of the World University Games Tuesday at Muan Indoor Gymnasium in Jeolinamdo, Korea. The facility is located an hour west of Gwangju, the host city for […]

Royals Recall Cheslor Cuthbert; Place Moustakas On Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha and placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List.  Cuthbert will be in uniform (#19) for tonight’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Cuthbert, 22, is making his first appearance on the 25-man roster […]

Jayhawks Take Care of Brazil in Group Play

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For consecutive games, guard Wayne Selden, Jr. put up All-American numbers as he led USA to an 81-72 victory over Brazil in its second contest of the World University Games Sunday at Dongkang College Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea.   With the win, USA, which is comprised mainly of University of Kansas players and staff, improved […]

Kansas Claws Back to Win against Turkey

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Kansas men’s basketball, representing the USA National Team, gave its home country a little more to celebrate on Independence Day by defeating Turkey 66-57 in the opening round of the 2015 World University Games at Dongkang College Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea.   Behind 19 points from Wayne Selden, Jr., the USA Team (1-0) used a […]

Royals Option Christian Colon

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have selected the contract of infielder Dusty Coleman from Triple-A Omaha and added him to the 25-man Major League roster.  In a corresponding roster move, the club has optioned infielder Christian Colon to Omaha.  The addition of Coleman brings the Royals’ 40-man roster to 40 players. Coleman, […]

USA National Team Runs Away from China, 93-56

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Kansas men’s basketball, representing the USA National Team at the 2015 World University Games, ran past China 93-56 in a scrimmage game Thursday afternoon at the Seolwol Girls School Gymnasium in Gwangju, Korea.   Down 11-7 midway through the first quarter, guard Tyler Self started a USA 11-2 run by hitting a jumper followed by […]

Kelly Oubre , Jr., Taken No. 15 In The 2015 NBA Draft

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Kansas guard Kelly Oubre, Jr., was the overall No. 15 choice of the Atlanta Hawks in the 2015 NBA Draft at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn Thursday.   This marks the sixth-straight season a Jayhawk has been selected in the first round. Historically, Oubre becomes the 77th player to be drafted in Kansas men’s basketball […]

Cheslor Cuthber, Raul Mondesi Named To World Team For 2015 All-Star Futures Game

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Rosters for the 2015 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, which will be played at 3:00 p.m. (ET) on Sunday, July 12th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, were announced by Major League Baseball earlier today on MLB Network’s “MLB Central” and MLB.com.  Major League Baseball, in conjunction with the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau, MLB.com, […]

KU/USA Claims Exhibition Win Over Canada

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  Audio: Bill Self Audio: Mason, Traylor, Ellis    Shorter shot clock and longer three-point range – but basketball is basketball. Frank Mason III‘s 28-point performance served as the perfect reminder that the long wait between seasons is over. Kansas began its dual role as the USA National Team in a 91-83 exhibition victory against […]

Sporting KC Unbeaten Streak Ends

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 – Two years after scoring in the final minute at Rio Tinto Stadium for a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake, Sporting Kansas City’s fortunes were reversed on Sunday as the club’s eight-game unbeaten run was snapped in dramatic fashion. Real Salt Lake forward Olmes Garcia scored in the 93rd minute on a fortuitous deflection to […]

Kansas Adds DeBose For World University Games

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Kansas men’s basketball head coach Bill Self announced the addition of Florida Gulf Coast’s Julian DeBose to the roster for the 2015 World University Games Saturday. Jayhawk guard Devonte’ Graham was the bearer of terrible timing as an injury will sideline him for three weeks, causing the need for DeBose to temporarily join the team […]

Saturday’s Royals Game Sold Out

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that tomorrow night’s 6:10 p.m. game against the Boston Red Sox is officially sold out.  Standing room tickets remain for this evening’s 7:10 p.m. contest against the Red Sox and Sunday’s 1:10 p.m. series finale.  Tonight’s game features the “Big Slick Celebrity Softball Game” as the Royals host Kansas […]

Sporting KC Advances In U.S. Open Cup With 1-0 Win

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Sporting Kansas City advanced to the Round of 16 in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup with a 1-0 victory over St. Louis FC on Tuesday at Sporting Park. Graham Zusi scored the game’s only goal, heading home a cross from Benny Feilhaber in the 70th minute, while Tim Melia earned his fourth straight […]

Royals Sign 27 Draft Picks

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that 27 of the team’s 41 selections from last week’s First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft have signed with the organization, highlighted by third-round pick, outfielder Anderson Miller (Western Kentucky University) and fifth-round selection, outfielder Roman Collins (Florida Atlantic University). The 27 draft picks that have signed with the Royals […]

Royals Designate Erik Kratz For Assignment

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that catcher Erik Kratz has been returned from his rehab assignment, reinstated from the disabled list and designated for assignment.  Kratz, 34, went on the disabled list on May 6 with plantar fasciitis on his left foot and had been on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha. The Royals […]

K-State Sets Season Ticket Sales Record, Nears Full Season Sellout

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For the third consecutive season, all available K-State football season tickets have been sold as department officials announced that public season sales for the 2015 season at Bill Snyder Family Stadium have surpassed the 36,000 mark, while three contests are already sold out of contiguous seats. Fans who ordered season tickets but did not receive a […]

KU Football Announces Roster Changes

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Kansas football head coach David Beaty welcomed the remainder of his 2015 signing class to campus as the first session of summer school began Tuesday. In addition to updating the Jayhawk roster to reflect the signees officially making their way to Mount Oread, Beaty also announced a few additional roster moves. Linebacker Jake Love has retired […]

Royals Complete Day 2 of the MLB Draft.

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The Kansas City Royals completed the second day of the 2015 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft today, selecting eight players after drafting right-handed pitchers Ashe Russell, Nolan Watson and Josh Staumont on Monday.  The Royals first selection of the day came in the third round (98th overall) with 21-year-old center fielder Anderson Miller from Western […]

Royals Select Pitcher Nolan Watson 33rd Overall

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The Kansas City Royals have selected Nolan Watson, a right-handed pitcher from Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis, with the 33rd selection in the June Free Agent Draft.                Watson, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound hurler, was 6-1 with a 0.68 ERA this spring, striking out 81 over 51.2 innings.  He joins fellow Indianapolis product and right-handed […]

30 Second Shot Clock Highlight Changes in College Basketball Rules

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The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel today approved a package of proposals and areas of focus for officials  in men’s basketball to improve the pace of play, better balance offense with defense and reduce the physicality in the sport. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee made similar recommendations before the 2013-14season, and it felt the changes […]

KU MBB Lands Lagerald Vick

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Shooting guard Lagerald Vick has signed a Grant-in-Aid agreement to play men’s basketball at Kansas for the 2015-16 season, KU head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday. Originally part of the 2016 recruiting class, Vick has reclassified to the 2015 class.   A 6-5, 175-pound Memphis native, Vick averaged 27.0 points, 11.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and […]

Four K-State Football Game Times Announced

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A nationally-televised November tilt against Baylor and two early-season home contests highlighted four of Kansas State’s game times announced by the Big 12 Conference and its television partners Monday afternoon.   The Wildcats’ September 5 season opener against South Dakota will be broadcast exclusively on K-StateHD.TV with kickoff slated for 6:10 p.m., at Bill Snyder […]

Kansas Football Announces Times For First Two Games of 2015

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The Big 12 Conference released the television broadcast assignments for the first three weeks of the 2015 college football season, with Kansas being tabbed for television in each of its first two games. The Jayhawks have a bye the third week of the 2015 college football season. Kansas, playing under first-year head coach David Beaty, […]

Big 12 Announces Future Championship Sites

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The Big 12 is excited to announce its championship schedule for the 2015-16 academic year.  The Conference has also awarded multi-year agreements in the sports of men’s basketball, women’s basketball and baseball.    Sprint Center in Kansas City will host the Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship each year from 2017 – 2020.  Pending […]

KU’s Bill Self to Receive Basketball’s Human Spirit Award by Naismith Hall Of Fame

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Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self is one of three recipients of the 2015 Mannie Jackson – Basketball’s Human Spirit Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Tuesday evening on NBA TV.   Self, along with former Reebok CEO Paul Fireman and 14-year NBA veteran Steve Smith, will be recognized on Thursday, September […]

Wamego’s Page to Sign with Lady Wildcat Basketball Team

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Kansas State women’s basketball head coach Jeff Mittie announced today the signing of incoming freshman Lanie Page to a National Letter of Intent (NLI) during the spring signing period. Page will join her older sister, Kaylee, on the K-State roster for the 2015-16 season. The Page sisters join the fall signing class which includes incoming […]

Sporting KC Shuts Out Seattle Sounders FC

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Sporting Kansas City stretched the club’s unbeaten streak to five games with a scoreless draw at Seattle on Saturday and became the first team to hold the Sounders scoreless at CenturyLink Field in 2015. Anchored by captain Matt Besler, Sporting Kansas City’s defense allowed only one shot on goal – Seattle’s fewest at home in […]

Collins Named KBCA Coach of the Year

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A run to the NCAA Division II Women’s Final Four helped Emporia State Lady Hornets coach Jory Collins garner 2015 four-year college Coach of the Year honors from the Kansas Basketball Coaches Association. This is his first KBCA Coach of the Year award and the fifth overall for Emporia State coaches. Collins wrapped up his […]

Four Wildcat Greats to be Inducted into Football Ring of Honor

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The Kansas State Athletics Department and football program will welcome four new members to the K-State Football Ring of Honor as former Wildcat greats Michael Bishop, Jordy Nelson, Clarence Scott and Darren Sproles will comprise the third class inducted into the elite fraternity, bringing the total number to 14. “Like previous Ring of Honor classes […]

Nemeth and Dwyer Lead Sporting KC Over New England

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Playing the team’s 100th game at Sporting Park and 200th MLS match under Manager Peter Vermes, Sporting Kansas City rallied for a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution on Wednesday at Sporting Park. Juan Agudelo opened the scoring for the visitors with an early goal in the 11th minute before Sporting Kansas City responded […]

Wildcats Upset Sooners in Big 12 Tournament

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Colton Kalmus matched his career-high in strikeouts with six while Max Brown went 4-for-4 with a pair of two-out RBIs as six-seed K-State opened its trip to the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Baseball Championship with a 7-3 win over third-seeded Oklahoma on Wednesday at ONEOK Field. The Wildcats (27-28) notched their third win in […]

Big 12 All Baseball Teams Announced

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Regular season champion TCU highlights the 2015 edition of the All-Big 12 Baseball Teams and postseason honors as Cody Jones has been named Player of the Year with head coach Jim Schlossnagle the unanimous choice for Coach of the Year and Connor Wanhanen the unanimous selection for Freshman of the Year.  Oklahoma State southpaw Michael […]

Rafael Furcal Announces Retirement

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Royals infielder Rafael Furcal announced today that he is retiring from professional baseball after a distinguished 14-year career in the Major Leagues.  He signed a minor league contract with the Royals during Spring Training of this year and played in seven games with Wilmington (A) and Northwest Arkansas (AA). Furcal, 37, spent a majority of […]

Wildcats to Take on Rams in Wichita

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Kansas State will resume the Wichita Wildcat Classic basketball series at Wichita’s INTRUST Bank Arena when the Wildcats host Mountain West foe Colorado State on Saturday, December 19, 2015.   The game will be the Wildcats’ third in Wichita in the last five years, following tilts with West Virginia in 2011 and Gonzaga in 2013. […]

Kansas & Kentucky To Play At Allen Fieldhouse In 2016

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The top-two winningest programs in men’s college basketball will continue their rivalry as Kentucky will play at Kansas inside historic Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, in the Big 12/SEC Challenge presented by Sonic. ESPN, the Big 12 and the SEC announced the pairings Thursday. As previously mentioned when Kansas released it non-conference schedule […]

Royals Recall Aaron Brooks, Option Yohan Pino

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The Kansas City Royals today recalled right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks from Triple-A Omaha.  In a corresponding roster move, right-handed pitcher Yohan Pino has been optioned to Omaha. Brooks, 25, started five games for the Storm Chasers, compiling a 3.51 ERA and 35 strikeouts to nine walks in 33.1 innings.  He appeared in two games last […]

Chiefs Sign 6 Draft Picks & 11 College Free Agents

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Monday that the club has signed six of its nine draft selections from the 2015 NFL Draft. Additionally, the team has signed 11 college free agents.   Below is a look at Kansas City’s recent signings.   2015 DRAFT PICKS SIGNED   Player                                Pos.       Ht.         Wt.          College                    Draft Selection […]

Royals Announce Several Roster Changes Including Vargas To DL.

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The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves this afternoon.  The club has reinstated shortstop Alcides Escobar from the seven-day disabled list (concussion), for tonight’s 6:08 p.m. (CT) game against the Detroit Tigers.  The club also announced that third baseman Mike Moustakas has been placed on the Bereavement/Family Emergency List today.  He will be eligible […]

Ichabods Can’t Hold Off Lions

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— Fifth-seeded Washburn led early but couldn’t pull off an upset of No. 1 seed Missouri Southern in the MIAA Quarterfinals on Thursday, May 7, falling 10-7 at CommunityAmerica Ballpark. Riley Krane doubled off the left center wall on the first pitch of the day, moving to third on a wild pitch during Parker Gibson’s […]

Jayhawks Release Non-Conference Basketball Schedule

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It is well documented that Kansas’ men’s basketball schedule has been the toughest in the nation each of the last two seasons. That trend will not change with the 2015-16 non-conference schedule the Jayhawks announced Thursday.   This season Kansas could potentially play 18 games against teams that competed in the 2014-15 NCAA Tournament. Six […]

Baseball Has Eight Ichabods Named To 2015 All-MIAA Team

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Washburn baseball had eight All-MIAA selections for the 2015 season, announced Thursday, May 7 by the conference office, prior to the start of the MIAA Tournament’s second round. The Ichabods saw three players earn third team honors while five others were tabbed honorable mention.  WU is in the midst of its first 30-win season since 2000, […]

Royals Reinstate Luke Hocheavar From 15-Day D.L., Option Brandon Finnegan

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have reinstated right-handed pitcher Luke Hochevar from the 15-day disabled list for today’s 1:10 p.m. game against the Cleveland Indians.  In a corresponding roster move, the Royals have optioned left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan to Northwest Arkansas (AA). Hochevar, 31, missed the entire 2014 season after having “Tommy […]

Chiefs Waive Four Players

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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has waived the following players:   PLACED ON WAIVERS   Player                                Pos.       Ht.         Wt.          College                    HS Hometown JoJo Dickson                      LB          6-1         245          Idaho                       Wailuku, Hawaii Jorgen Hus                         LS          6-1         232          Regina                     Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Corbin Louks                      WR        6-0         200          Nevada                    Danville, Calif. Terrelle Pryor                     QB         6-4         […]

Royals To Debut “Los Reales” Jersey On July 25th

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The Kansas City Royals are pleased to announce the Club’s newest specialized jersey featuring the Spanish name “Los Reales” on the front.  The announcement will take place today at 3 p.m. on the field at Kauffman Stadium.  The Royals will wear the new jerseys on Saturday, July 25 when they host the Houston Astros at […]