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 […]
Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah announced his retirement after seven seasons on Monday, adding his name to the growing list of players who have walked away from the NFL because of health concerns. Husain said on Instagram that he sustained his fifth concussion this past season, which sidelined him for five weeks. He said there were […]
Syracuse, unheralded as a No. 10 seed in the Midwest Regional, is going to the Final Four. The Orange are the fourth double-digit seeded team in NCAA history to go to the Final Four. And the `Cuse rose to the occasion in shocking fashion. Syracuse trailed Virginia 54-39 midway through the second half before going […]
Locker Room: Bill Self Landen Lucas Wayne Selden Frank Mason Perry Ellis Kris Jenkins made two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining, Jalen Brunson added two more with 3.5 seconds left and second-seeded Villanova upset top-seeded Kansas 64-59 on Saturday night in the NCAA Tournament South Region final to reach the Final Four. Mikal […]
Senior pitcher Ryan Zeferjahn quiets Lawrence’s bats in season opener.
A Final Four berth is on the line when the Jayhawks and Wildcats tangle on Saturday at 7:50 pm in Louisville. The Hawks used a strong second half to take down Maryland 79-63 and the Wildcats hammered the Hurricanes 92-69 in their sweet sixteen contests. The south region played out like the selection committee wanted […]
The Kansas trio of Perry Ellis, Frank Mason III and Wayne Selden Jr. have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) 2015-16 NABC Division I All-District 8 team, the NABC announced Friday. Ellis is a first-team selection for the second-straight year while Mason and Selden are second-team honorees. Mason was also a […]
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Perry Ellis scored 27 points to match a season high, Wayne Selden Jr. added 19 and top-seeded Kansas topped No. 5 Maryland for a 79-63 NCAA Tournament South Region semifinal victory Thursday night. The win put the Jayhawks back into the Elite 8 for the first time since 2012. It took time for the Jayhawks […]
The Jayhawks and Terrapins arrived in Louisville on Tuesday evening as they gear up for their Regional semifinal match-up on Thursday at the KFC Yum! Center. The Hawks come in on a 16 game winning streak and the Terrapins are making their first sweet sixteen appearance since 2003. The last time the Jayhawks and the […]
The Kansas City Royals announced several roster moves this morning prior to their 1:05 p.m. game with the Cleveland Indians. The club has reassigned catcher Parker Morin and infielders Orlando Calixte and Dusty Coleman to minor league camp and has also optioned left-handed pitchers Scott Alexander and Brian Flynn to Triple-A Omaha. Additionally, the Royals […]
The Kansas City Chiefs could be without their All-Pro pass rusher for the 2016 season. Outside linebacker Justin Houston hyper-extended his left knee in the Buffalo game on November 29th of last year which caused him to sit out the final five games of the regular season. Houston came back for the playoffs but was […]
A variety of players from the city earned All-Centennial League honors.
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 […]
If the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight games are anything like the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament we are in for a treat. The first two rounds had a 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 seeds winning games and the first weekend had three buzzer beating winning shots. All four number one seeds […]
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 […]
Tiffany Mitchell scored 16 of her 20 points in the first two quarters as top-seeded South Carolina opened a big lead and breezed into the Sweet 16 with 73-47 victory over Kansas State on Sunday night. The Gamecocks (33-1) romped through their first two NCAA Tournament games, defeating Jacksonville by 36 points before routing the […]
The Kansas Jayhawks jumped out of the gates strong in the first half and never let the Huskies back into the game as they 73-61 on Saturday night in Des Moines. The Hawks were down 2-5 at the 18:05 mark and then went on a 16-0 run to take the lead 18-5, yet that wasn’t […]
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 […]
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After defeating Austin Peay, 105-79, South Region No. 1 seed Kansas (31-4, 15-3 Big 12) will face No. 9 seed Connecticut (25-10, 11-7 American Athletic) Saturday, March 19, at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines. The game will be televised on CBS and will tip at 6:45 p.m. Central time. Connecticut advanced to the second […]
Check out which players from the capital city made All-City.
Fred VanVleet and Ron Baker combined for 29 points and Wichita State’s swarming defense did the rest as the Shockers beat Arizona 65-55 on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Wichita State (26-8) will play Miami (26-7), the third seed in the South Region, at 11:10 a.m. Saturday. Arizona coach Sean […]
Svi Mykhailiuk scored a career-high 23 points, Perry Ellis added 21 and top-seeded Kansas throttled Austin Peay 105-79 on Thursday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Landen Lucas scored 16 points for the Jayhawks (31-4), who will face Connecticut on Saturday with a chance to return to the Sweet 16 for the first […]
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Kansas has earned the top seed in the field of 68 after winning both the regular season and conference tournament. This is the seventh-straight season that the Jayhawks have earned a No. 1 or No. 2 seed, this is the 27th straight NCAA tournament appearance for the Jayhawks. The Hawks take on Ohio Valley Conference […]
Most people didn’t expect the Governors of Austin Peay to make the big dance as they had a 7-9 record in conference play but they made history in being the first eighth seed to win the Ohio Valley conference tournament. The Governors are 18-17 on the season and are led by senior forward Chris Horton and […]
Wichita State’s guards used their Final Four experience to pull out a defense-dominated First Four game on Tuesday night, leading the way to a 70-50 victory over Vanderbilt. Fred VanVleeet _ the two-time Missouri Valley player of the year _ scored 14 points, and Ron Baker also had 14 as Wichita State (25-8) took control […]
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 […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have selected the contract of right-handed pitcher Dillon Gee from Triple-A Omaha, adding him to the 40-man roster. In a corresponding roster move, the Royals have placed left-handed pitcher Mike Minor on the 60-day disabled list as he recovers from left labrum surgery. Gee, 29, signed a […]
Jake Lebahn & Alex Gold of “580 Sports Talk” will be in Des Moines, Iowa beginning Wednesday with LIVE coverage of KU throughout the NCAA Tournament! For Behind The Scenes Video, Photos and more follow Jake on Twitter @JakeLebahn or Alex @AlexGold Broadcast Schedule: Wednesday, March 16th: Practice Day 4:00 PM-6:00 PM- “580 Sports Talk” […]
The capital city is well represented on the 2015-16 All-Centennial League picks.
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 […]
The NCAA tournament field has been set and the first tip will be on Tuesday at 5:40 pm CT in Dayton, Ohio between Fairleigh-Dickenson and Florida Gulf Coast. Kansas has earned the top seed in the field of 68 after winning both the regular season and conference tournament. This is the seventh-straight season that the […]
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has reassigned nine players to minor league camp: pitchers Christian Binford, Jonathan Dziedzic, Aroni Nina, Brooks Pounders and Sam Selman; infielders Hunter Dozier and Balbino Fuenmayor as well as catchers Zane Evans and Cam Gallagher. In addition, the club has optioned pitchers Miguel Almonte and Kyle […]
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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 eight broadcasters chose the best players from each state basketball tournament.
It’s the last day of high school hoops! Check out brackets & results.
Kansas complemented its 12th-straight Big 12 regular-season title with its 10th Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship title by defeating No. 9 West Virginia, 81-71
The real fun continues with state basketball semifinals today and no one has you covered like 580 WIBW. 580 has reporters at each location for wall-to-wall coverage. On Twitter, you can stay up-to-date by following the hashtag #580preps. For quarter updates, you can head to our Ground Source scoreboard. Stay connected with the scoreboard at your […]
No. 1 Kansas used an electric second half to run past No. 22 Baylor, 70-66, in the semifinals of the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship on Friday night
Friday, March 11 (Semifinals) Game 7: No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 5 Baylor, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)Game 8: No. 2 West Virginia vs. No. 3 Oklahoma 8 p.m. (ESPN2) Saturday, March 12 (Finals) Game 9: Winner of game 7 vs. winner of game 8, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Kansas has advanced to its 36th all-time semifinal […]
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The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Thursday that the team has signed offensive tackle Mitchell Schwartz.
Kansas plays the No. 22 Bears in Friday night’s semifinals.
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.
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Hear from Bruce Weber, Justin Edwards, Dean Wade and Wesley Iwundu Freshman forward Dean Wade scored a career-high 20 points, Justin Edwards added 17 and Kansas State beat Oklahoma State 75-71 on Wednesday night in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament. Wesley Iwundu added 14 points for the eighth-seeded Wildcats (17-15), who built […]
The Philadelphia Eagles and quarterback Chase Daniel have agreed on a three-year contract, according to a person familiar with negotiations. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because free-agent deals can’t be finalized until Wednesday afternoon. Daniel spent the past three seasons backing up Alex Smith in Kansas City, where new […]
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.
I received a challenge and did my best to pick every single game for state hoops.
Hear from Highland Park’s Malik Keith and Seaman’s Allayna Kishno-Bell.
Brent Maycock and Pat Strathman picked their state tournament winners.
Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self garnered his second national accolade of 2015-16 when USA Today named him the coach of the year Tuesday. On March 6, Bleacher Report also named Self national coach of the year and the following day he was named the Associated Press Big 12 Coach of the Year for the […]
It’s the last show for the 2015-16 season. Hear from the girls basketball coaches.
The Big 12 regular season has come to a close and the Big 12 Tournament starts this week at the Sprint Center in downtown Kansas City. Iowa State has won the last two Big 12 tournaments. Two games will be played on Thursday and then top seed Kansas and second seed West Virginia await the […]
Check out which teams are headed to state and which games 580 WIBW is going to feature this week.
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 […]
Four MIAA women’s basketball teams will lace up their dancing shoes as they make the trip to the NCAA Division II Central Regional. The regional tournament will be hosted by Pittsburg State on March 11-12, 14. Emporia State, who won the conference tournament today, earned the top seed in the region and will face Northern State. […]
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 […]
Leavenworth continues to the Kansas Expocentre with an excellent performance against Shawnee Heights.
Check out the postseason matchups and results as they come in.
Bill Self Ellis, Graham, Traylor A 17-7 run over the final five minutes of action proved to be the difference as No. 1 Kansas topped No. 21 Iowa State, 85-78, in the regular-season finale Saturday inside Allen Fieldhouse. Senior Perry Ellis led his team with 22 points in his final outing inside Allen Fieldhouse. The […]
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 […]
Devaugntah Williams and Keenan Evans each scored 20 points as the Red Raiders defeated Kansas State 80-71 Saturday in the Big 12 Conference finale for both squads. With the win, the Red Raiders (19-11 overall, 9-9 Big 12) ended their conference slate at .500 for the first time since the 2006-2007 season. D.J. Johnson finished with 21 […]
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Highland Park outlasts Shawnee Heights to get back to the Class 5A state tournament.
See high school basketball finals from across the state.
The coach’s daughter nailed the big shot to edge Seaman.
The Kansas Jayhawks have wrapped up sole possession of the Big 12 regular season title going into the final game of the regular season on Saturday. Four seniors will play their final game at Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday when they face Iowa State. Perry Ellis, Evan Manning, Jamari Traylor and Hunter Mickelson will start the […]
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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 […]
Highland Park took advantage at the free throw line to sink Topeka West.
Royals catcher Salvador Perez is donating $1 million to the Urban Youth Academy.
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 […]
Topics for this podcast: state wrestling, Brent Maycock’s issue with sub-state basketball & predictions for sub-state hoops.
Check out sub-state scores from across Kansas.
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 […]
Silver Lake stayed perfect with a mauling of Osage City.
Hear from Shawnee Heights’ Blaize Burgess and Seaman’s Bailey Kelly.
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 […]
The Kansas City Royals have agreed on a new restructured contract with Catcher Salvador Perez, according to a Yahoo! Sports Report . Jeff Passan reports that the new deal for Salvador Perez picks up three team options, adds two years. Starts in 2017, at least $30 million in new money. Perez’s original contract was […]
It’s the final edition of the HS Boys BB Coaches Club! Hear form every coach.
Check out high school basketball finals from across the state.
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 Jayhawks earned a share of their 12th straight Big 12 title with their win over Texas Tech on Saturday. If Self and the Jayhawks do it again next year, they will tie the all-time record — set by John Wooden and UCLA from 1967 to 1979. This coming week is the final week […]
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, […]
State wrestling is all complete.
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 […]