Royals Pound Yankees Pitching

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Lorenzo Cain had a career-high five RBIs, Kendrys Morales drove in three more runs and the Kansas City Royals routed the New York Yankees 12-1 on Friday night. The Royals scored six times in the sixth inning while knocking Yankees starter Michael Pineda from the game, then cruised the rest of the way to open a three-game […]

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. […]

Brady Appeals Suspension In ‘Deflategate’

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Tom Brady has appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game. The expected appeal was filed Thursday ahead of a 5 p.m. deadline. The NFL announced the quarterback’s suspension on Monday, also fining the New England Patriots $1 million and taking away two draft picks. Brady’s appeal […]

Ichabod Basketball Team Adds Three to Roster

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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 […]

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 […]

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

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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 […]

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 […]

NFL Suspends Tom Brady 4 Games For Deflated Footballs

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The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games of the season, fined the New England Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks Monday as punishment for deflating footballs used in the AFC title game. The league also indefinitely suspended the two equipment staffers believed to have carried out […]

Missouri Southern Named MIAA Champs as Rain Cancels Title Game

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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 […]

Guthrie Comes Up Huge in Royals Win

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Alcides Escobar homered on the first pitch of the game and made a sparkling catch on Miguel Cabrera’s line drive two innings later, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Jeremy Guthrie (2-2) allowed two runs in 7 1-3 innings for the Royals, who moved back into first […]

Late Error Gives Tigers the Win

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Reliever Yohan Pino, called up earlier in the day by Kansas City, threw wildly to first base, allowing Anthony Gose to score the winning run in the ninth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Royals 6-5 on Friday night. Gose led off the ninth with a double on Pino’s first pitch, and on the next […]

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 […]

Audio: NASCAR Drivers Prepare For SpongeBob 400 At Kansas Speedway

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NASCAR Drivers held practice at Kansas Speedway Friday ahead of tomorrow’s SpongeBob 400. Hear from a few of the drivers below including Kansas Native Clint Bowyer.  Clint Bowyer Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jeff Gordon   SpongeBob SquarePants 400 What: 267 laps or 400.5 miles Where: Kansas Speedway, a 1.5-mile banked, paved oval in Kansas City, Kan. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nascar Star Clint Bowyer Visits The K

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The first thing Ned Yost asked Clint Bowyer when the Royals manager called the NASCAR driver into his office Wednesday night was for some much-needed help with his lineup. His fantasy racing lineup. Bowyer pointed out that Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick have been dominating on the 1 1/2-mile tracks lately, and Jeff Gordon always […]

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 […]

North and Buchman Earn Senior Athlete Honors at Ichabod Athletic Banquet

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The Washburn Athletics Department recognized its senior student-athletes and 2014-15 team Most Valuable Players on Monday, May 4 at the 2015 Senior and MVP Recognition Banquet. The event, held at the Capital Plaza Hotel and Convention Center, featured an evening of season highlights, scholarship awards and recognition of student-athlete accomplishments for the school year. The […]

Sporting Kansas City Midfielder Voted Player of the Month

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Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber was voted Etihad Airways MLS Player of the Month for April. The veteran midfielder finished the month with two goals and three assists including the first brace of his five-year MLS career. “It’s an honor to be nominated alongside a great group of MLS players and I’m humbled to […]

Three Wildcats Ink NFL Free Agent Deals

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Three former Kansas State football players – B.J. Finney, Ryan Mueller and Jake Waters – signed free agent deals with NFL teams following the 2015 NFL Draft. Finney signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Mueller with the San Diego Chargers and Waters with the Jacksonville Jaguars.   In addition to the three signed players, wide receiver […]

MIAA Baseball Tournament Set for Kansas City

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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 […]

Woodland Finishes Runner Up at WGC Match Play

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Rory McIlroy didn’t need a comeback in his final game to win the Match Play Championship. McIlroy three times had to rally from a late deficit to reach the championship match Sunday at TPC Harding Park. He won four straight holes on the front nine against Gary Woodland and never looked back. McIlroy captured his […]

Sporting Kansas City Tops Chicago

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Sporting Kansas City moved into fourth place in the Western Conference with a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Sunday at Sporting Park. Paulo Nagamura came off the bench to score the game’s lone goal with a header in the 75th minute, while Tim Melia made three saves for his first career MLS shutout […]

Mayweather Out Boxes Pacqiao Remains Perfect

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 Floyd Mayweather  Jr. has won the richest fight in boxing history, taking a unanimous decision from Manny Pacquiao (PAK’-ee-ow) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather his usual skill to remain unbeaten in the most anticipated fight in recent years. He won comfortably on all three judges’ scorecards in his long-awaited welterweight showdown with Pacquiao. […]

Price Shuts Down Royals Bats

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David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night. Price (3-1) limited the Royals to four singles until Lorenzo Cain homered with two-out in the ninth spoiled his bid for his second career shutout. Price struck out three and […]

Chiefs Trade Up To Pick WR Chris Conley In Third Round

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The Chiefs moved up four spots in a trade with the Vikings on Friday night to choose Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley in the third round of the NFL draft. Kansas City got the wide receiver it wanted with the No. 76 overall pick. The Vikings got the Chiefs’ original third-round pick, No. 80 overall, […]

Chiefs Select OL Mitch Morse In Second Round

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The Kansas City Chiefs attempted to shore up their porous offensive line by selecting Mitch Morse from nearby Missouri with their second-round pick in Friday night’s NFL draft.    The 6-foot-6, 305-pound Morse played center and guard for the Tigers before shifting to right tackle in 2013 and left tackle last year. He could play any […]

K-State’s Schulz Announces Contract Restructuring for AD John Currie

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With Kansas State making continued progress toward its vision of a Model Intercollegiate Athletics Program — which has included record-setting fundraising, attendance and facility enhancements — Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz announced today that Athletics Director John Currie has signed a restructured contract with an extension through the 2020 academic year.   The agreement […]

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 […]

2015 NFL Draft Round One Picks

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Jameis Winston will continue to play his home games in the state of Florida. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have used the first pick in the NFL draft to select the Florida State quarterback and 2013 Heisman Trophy winner. Winston played 27 games in his two seasons with the Seminoles, completing 66 percent of his passes […]

Limited Tickets Available For Weekend Games Vs. Detroit

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that only scattered single and standing-room tickets remain for games this Friday, Saturday and Sunday vs. Detroit, plus the Thursday, May 7 game, a 1:10 p.m. matinee vs. Cleveland.  Standing-room tickets for the weekend games vs. Detroit are available for $20 at royals.com/tickets, with May 7 standing-room tickets available […]

Ventura Struggles as Indians Avoid Sweep

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Jason Kipnis homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians snap a four-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. The Royals took the lead 2-0 in the first inning on a Kendrys Morales single scoring two. The Indians answered every time the Royals took the […]

Royals Score 6 in 7th To Overtake Indians 11-5

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CLEVELAND — Kendry Morales’ three-run homer capped a six-run seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 11-5 on Tuesday night. Kansas City’s big inning came after Cleveland had taken a 5-3 lead on Brandon Moss’ three-run homer in the sixth. Alcides Escobar’s two-run double off Scott Atchison (0-1) tied the game. […]

Cheick Mate: Diallo Signs With Kansas

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LAWRENCE, Kan. – McDonald’s All-Star Game and Jordan Brand Classic MVP Cheick (pronounced Shek) Diallo has signed at Kansas and will be a Jayhawk next season, KU head coach Bill Self announced Tuesday.   Originally from Mali, Africa, Diallo comes to Lawrence from Centereach, New York. He is a five-star player and recently jumped up […]

MIAA Announces Bracket And Pairings For Baseball

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Kansas City, Mo. – Missouri Southern has won the MIAA regular season title and earned the top seed in the MIAABaseball Tournament slated to begin on April 30 on campus sites. The Lions will face a rematch of their final series of the season when they welcome eighth seeded Northeastern State for a best of […]

White Sox-Orioles Postponed Again In Riot-Ravaged Baltimore

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BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles postponed a second straight game against the Chicago White Sox after a night of rioting near Camden Yards. The team says it made the decision Tuesday after consulting with Major League Baseball, and state and local officials. A makeup date was not announced. Public schools were shut down Tuesday, and […]

KU QB Michael Cummings Knee Injury to Require Surgery

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Kansas Head Coach David Beaty released the following statement Monday morning in regards to an injury QB Michael Cummings suffered during Saturday’s Spring Game.  On the status of quarterback Michael Cummings “Michael sustained a left knee injury that is going to require surgery. Following his surgery he will work diligently, alongside our medical staff, to […]

Royals Recall LHP Brandon Finnegan, Option INF Orlando Calixte

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that they have recalled left-handed pitcher Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas and optioned infielder Orlando Calixte to Triple-A Omaha.  Finnegan will be in uniform (#27) for tonight’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Finnegan, 22, opened the season with the Naturals, and […]