Bartolo Colon didn’t make history on Saturday for the Texas Rangers, but his teammate Shin-Soo Choo did. Choo became the top major league home run hitter born in Asia, connecting for a leadoff drive in the 10th inning that lifted the Rangers over the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Saturday. The South Korea native’s 176th career homer moved him […]
Minor outduels Skoglund for the win.
The seventh-year head coach will be paid $2.5 million in 2018-19 and receive a $100,000 increase to his salary in each remaining contract year
This week I’m taking full advantage of being young, wild and free, and I’m taking a road trip for a couple days to Denver. It’s mostly just because I can. But this country is beautiful and it would be a shame to not see a little more of it. I’ve never been through western Kansas, […]
Get the latest updated brackets for baseball and softball in the area.
Duffy tosses seven strong innings as Royals handle Rangers
State baseball, softball, soccer and track and field are all in action this weekend, get a preview from Rick Peterson.
After practice on Thursday coach Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs spoke to the media, addressing their offseason activities and various other topics. Reid is entering his sixth season as Chiefs coach and his first without quarterback Alex Smith. Patrick Mahomes is taking over this year, and Reid addressed him and other key players […]
Six new matchups will be featured in the 2019 edition of the men’s basketball SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
Butera drives in two in the tenth to help Royals win series.
Stellar defense and pitching helps snap losing streak.
Two regional track champs.
What is the latest news on the search for a new AD for KU.
Chiefs start up OTAs on Tuesday, what is the latest news from One Arrowhead Drive.
Topeka native Ryan Zeferjahn named second team All Big 12.
The Ken B. Jones award recognizes the MIAA’s top female and male student-athlete from the academic year.
On Monday morning, the University of Kansas fired athletics director Sheahon Zenger. While the timing of the decision may seem peculiar, it’s hard to say it wasn’t still necessary. Matt Galloway of the Topeka Capital-Journal said on 580 Sports Talk on Monday that the timing is strange, considering where the athletics department (specifically the football […]
Miles Mikolas pitched a four-hitter for his first career shutout and Tyler O’Neill homered for the third straight game and drove in four runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Mikolas needed just 109 pitches to remain unbeaten and struck out a career-high nine. The Cardinals won for […]
The guys discuss Sheahon Zenger’s firing.
Courtney Force captured her first career back-to-back Funny Car victories Monday afternoon.
LAWRENCE — Chancellor Douglas A. Girod today announced that Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. “This morning I met with Sheahon and relieved him of his duties,” Girod said. “Sheahon has been a loyal Jayhawk, and Kansas Athletics has improved in many ways under his leadership. But the […]
Pittsburg State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Jim Johnson announced today (May 21) that Amanda Davied has been hired to become the Gorillas’ head women’s basketball coach. Davied, who has served the past 14 seasons as the assistant coach for her alma mater, replaces her former mentor, Lane Lord, who accepted the head coach […]
Heartland motorsports park will have races start eight am.
Sporting KC scores first but can’t find the net in the second half.
The Kansas City Royals took advantage of a rusty and road-weary New York Yankees team on Friday night, taking game one of a three-game series against the joint leaders of the American League East. But over the weekend the Yankees found their legs and their swings, and Eric Skoglund became the second Royals southpaw starter […]
Job one for any starting pitcher against the New York Yankees is keeping last year’s league MVPs Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton in check. That, at least, Danny Duffy accomplished on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium, holding the two towering sluggers to 0-for-6 and whiffing Judge twice and Stanton once. But the Yankees didn’t get […]
The worst night CC Sabathia has had during 18 years in the big leagues came Wednesday, when the Yankees’ big left-hander had to sleep in the team’s broken-down plane after a rainout in Washington. Friday night wasn’t all that great, either. Whit Merrifield had three hits, stole three bases and scored twice off Sabathia in the […]
Should pitchers be able to use a substance to help their grip on the ball.
Get the latest on the Royals news and headlines from the man in the trenches.
Junior Blues, Thunderbirds, Vikings all representing Topeka at State.
Find out times and teams that are playing in the state baseball tournament
Get an inside look at how drag racers prepare for a race.
The second leg of the Triple Crown, The Preakness, is coming up this weekend in Maryland. The Triple Crown is such an interesting case, in the sense that the general populace cares about this particular sport for three weekends a year. More specifically, we care about horse racing for less than 10 minutes per year. […]
State tournaments are starting up, get a preview of all the action with the man who knows it best.
Get a preview of Sporting Kansas City taking on Minnesota United coming up on Sunday.
#kubball measurements at the combine. Dok at 273lbs with a 7.95% fat is pretty ridiculous. HUUUUUUDDDDDY! pic.twitter.com/0dSG5yh3A2 — Not a Jayhawk (@gifhawk) May 17, 2018 The NBA draft combine began on Thursday in Chicago. Five Kansas Jayhawks are in attendance this week (assuming you include Billy Preston). The group had their measurements taken and hoo […]
How bad are the Royals? Where do the Royals stack up in years past after 43 games.
Royals fall behind 3-0 to Rays and can’t get make the comeback.
A precocious golfer and a soccer captain.
First contested in 1991, the Gold Cup has been held exclusively in the United States on 11 occasion
USA to face Japan in double header at Children’s Mercy Park.
Kennedy struggles to start game and Herrera can’t keep it tied.
Listen to 33 year scribe Kevin Haskin recap a great career with the Capital Journal.
What is the latest on the jayhawk basketball team and their future with transfers and NBA combine attendees plus how will sports gambling affect college athletics.
What is the latest news on the sports gambling front in Kansas.
Royals have winning run at third with one out in the ninth but can’t get Jay home.
Lucas Duda put on the 10-day disabled list with Right foot plantar fasciitis.
On Monday morning, the Supreme Court struck down a long-standing law against sports gambling in the United States. This opens the door for states to decide whether or not they want to allow sports betting. BREAKING: Supreme Court strikes down federal anti sports gambling law, gives states go-ahead to allow betting on sports. — The Associated […]
Duffy gives up 9 runs in jusg three and one third innings.
Star shortstop blasts two homers as Indians even series.
Royals rally back from five runs down to win.
Ichabods go 0-2 at regionals.
Washburn falls in walk-off fashion.
This Sunday is Mother’s Day, and sometimes it’s easy to forget how much many of our mothers do for us. I could write about how I still can talk to my mom for hours about football when I call home, or about how fun it was when we went to a Cubs game together last […]
Royals lead 4-0 four batters in, but game and series slip away.
Duda’s three RBI lead Royals but bullpen blows game in 8th.
Looking ahead as the spring season hits the homestretch.
Fitz chimes in with his weekly Wildcat-centric segment.
Royals hit four first inning homers in rout.
Top performers on the mound and in the pool.
Talking KU topics with Jesse.
A post-rookie camp chat with Matt.
MIAA regular season champs receive at-large bid
Washburn track sets five school records.
Junis with great outing as Royals win.
Sporting KC back up by four points on the rest of the western conference
Royals put tying run at second but can’t get big hit to tie it up.
The biggest thing I’m taking away from the past week is that I miss football so much. The NFL draft whet my appetite and now it’s insatiable. Baseball is great and I’m happy with my Cubs at the moment, but following the Royals is a chore at best (thankfully my job is following, not rooting […]
Perez, Soler and Gordon all club home runs in win.
The two schools will open the series in Milwaukee at the brand-new Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes will have a mountain of pressure weighing down on him this season. Not only does he have the task of keeping the Chiefs competitive and in contention for a third straight division crown in a “rebuild-on-the-fly” year, but he also is trying to become the most successful quarterback drafted […]
Royals lead early but Duffy gives up the long ball too many times.
A city tennis champ and a leading hitter for an unbeaten softball team.
Junis went 3-2 with a 3.34 ERA (12 ER in 32.1 IP) and a .181 opponents’ average (21-for-116) in five starts.
The month of April was not kind to the boys in blue. How does it compare to the years in which the Royals also had a rough April.
Gordon sends game go extras with his first home run of the season
Get the latest news on the Jayhawk recruiting front plus the recap of the football spring showcase.
Get a draft recap and a look-ahead to the Mini-camps and OTAs.
Royals hot start isn’t enough as Red Sox put up double figures in series opener.
Did the Chiefs select a budding star or is this a draft for depth.
Two former Washburn Ichabod football have earned NFL mini camp invitations
Cuthburt hits his first and second home runs of the season.
Skoglund tosses a gem and Gordon delivers in the clutch for Kansas City
The Wildcats’ 25-year draft streak is two better than Oklahoma’s.
Chiefs use just one pick in the NFL Draft on an offensive player.
Sporting returns home Saturday to take on Colorado.
Beaty gives his recap to the spring season.
Davidson has hit seven home runs over four games in Kansas City.
Chiefs draft two defensive lineman with their first two picks on day two.
Doty has already spoken to the team and ready to get things started.
Get an explanation on why the Chiefs didn’t trade up to the first round.
The weekly mailbag/musings column is a longtime internet/newspaper staple, so I feel confident saying the newest one won’t be the worst ever. So, every Friday I’ll recap the week, expound on the biggest sports stories that cross my mind, answer your questions and just try to have a good time online. This week we’ve got […]
Junis gives up five home runs in Royals loss.
Quarterbacks dominant first round headlines.
Get an update on the Royals prospects in the minor leagues.
Washburn puts three on the MIAA first team.
Where the guys think each team will go with their first round pick.
Hammel gives up four runs and Royals bats stay cold.
Doty won 2018 NAIA D-I National Championship at Graceland, 2014 & 2016 NJCAA D-III titles at Rock Valley
What is the latest news and performances from the high school scene this past week.