Kris Medlen (1-1) allowed seven runs on nine hits and three walks in 3 2/3 innings.
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 […]
Chris Young struck out 10 in six innings, Mike Moustakas homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 Friday night. Young (1-3), who came in with a 7.90 ERA and had allowed 20 hits in 13 2/3 innings, baffled the Orioles. Young recorded his sixth-career […]
Kansas City selects 28th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft next Thursday night in Chicago.
Under the new agreement, Currie will receive a $100,000 retention incentive on June 30, 2017.
Royals pounded Mike Pelfrey in a 4-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday night.
The Royals fell to 9-5 on the season after a 3-2 loss to Detroit on Wednesday night.
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.
Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer and had a career-high five RBIs, Yordano Ventura twice escaped bases-loaded jams and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 8-6 on Tuesday night. The Tigers cut a six-run deficit in half when Jarrod Saltalamacchia homered for the third straight game in the seventh inning. […]
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 […]
Listen to Shawnee Heights senior Dawson Pomeroy and Topeka High freshman Lauren Dietrick
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 Kansas State Wildcat football team is putting the finishing touches on their spring football season. The annual Purple vs White Spring Football game is this Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1:10 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $5 through the K-State Athletics Ticket office in Bramlage Coliseum, online at […]
Spring football practices and spring football games are winding down all across the country. The Kansas Jayhawks held their spring football game two weeks ago, for all of that audio click here. K-State is holding their spring football game this Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium, kickoff set for 1:10 p.m. The majority of the […]
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 […]
Lots of action over the weekend for high school sports. Check out every result that took place.
Josh Reddick’s sacrifice fly off Joakim Soria broke an eighth-inning tie and lifted the Oakland Athletics over the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Sunday. Soria (1-1) relieved to start the eighth, Billy Burns tripled into the right-field corner and Reddick flied to center with one out. Reddick came across the plate standing up, easily beating Lorenzo […]
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 […]
Josh Reddick and Stephen Vogt homered to back Sonny Gray’s solid effort, and the Oakland Athletics ended a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. Gray (2-1) pitched through trouble, lasting six innings to earn his first victory against the Royals in four starts, leaving the Boston Red […]
The Kansas City Royals winning streak is now at four as they beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Friday evening. The Royals churned out 12 hits in the game and got the lead early as they scored two runs in the first inning to give starter Edinson Volquez some run support. Lorenzo Cain drove in […]
Ian Kennedy pitched and the Royals bats finally clicked in their series clinching win.
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 […]
Washburn Rural tennis competed at Free State and four city swimming teams went to Manhattan. See results from those events.
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.
Kansas City drafted Allen in the fourth round out of Idaho State in 2004.
Pat Strathman reflects back on his second-year anniversary at 580 WIBW.
The Tennessee Titans have agreed to trade the top
overall pick in this month’s NFL draft to the Los Angeles Rams.
The Royals used a great start from Yordano Ventura and got the big hit from Salvador Perez
The Kansas Jayhawks roster is starting to take shape for the 2016-2017 season. Wednesday night at the annual KU basketball banquet, freshman, Carlton Bragg announced he would be coming back for his sophomore season. This news comes on the heels of the Jayhawks also getting a commitment from the number one overall recruit according to Rivals.com, […]
Sporting Kansas City didn’t have the 20th anniversary they were hoping for.
Plenty of action yesterday in the high school world. Check out results from girls soccer, boys tennis and track & field.
The Royals found a way to improve to 5-2 after a wild first inning.
Peavler drives all runs in game one to help the Wildcats take down the Trojans.
Listen to Seaman senior Kira Williams and Washburn Rural junior Cody Ladson.
Find out what Bill Snyder had to say about spring practices thus far.
Freshman guard Ron Freeman has elected to transfer from the Kansas State men’s basketball program.
The Topeka Tennis Association will be inducting three new members to its exclusive club
The Royals struggled in their first road game of the 2016 season
Find out who took home the hardware for the Wildcat basketball team
Jackson is ranked as the #1 overall recruit according to Rivals.com.
Check out the busy high school sports action from the weekend.
After nine seasons in the NFL, former Jets and Chiefs defensive end Mike DeVito has announced his retirement.
Danny Willett in a green jacket was hard to believe considering he wasn’t even sure he could play the Masters two weeks ago.
The World Series champion Royals rallied for two runs in the ninth to tie it, then dropped the Twins to 0-6.
Ian Kennedy pitched impressively into the seventh inning in his Kansas City debut.
Kansas held its Spring Football game on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium.
Salvador Perez had an RBI triple in the eighth inning and scored the go-ahead run on Omar Infante’s sacrifice fly to help the Kansas City Royals come back and beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Friday night. Alex Gordon singled and scored on Perez’s triple, his first since Sept. 25, 2014. Byung Ho Park homered in the […]
Bourbon earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors at KU
Thursday was packed with high school sporting events. Check out the results from last night.
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 […]
Ten area squads are ranked in the latest KABC polls.
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 […]
Listen to Topeka West freshman Riley Zook and Topeka High freshman DeAndre Anderson.
Noah Syndergaard threw six scoreless innings, Neil Walker hit his first homer with the Mets and New York beat Kansas City 2-0 Tuesday after the Royals were given their 2015 World Series rings. Syndergaard (1-0) was the only pitcher to beat the Royals in the World Series last year, winning Game 3 after intentionally throwing […]
The spring football season is here. The Kansas State Wildcat Football team started their 15 spring practices on Wednesday, March 30th. They will have 14 practices before their spring game on Saturday, April 23rd at Bill Snyder Family Stadium with kickoff set for 1:10 p.m. Head Coach bill Snyder met with the media on Tuesday […]
He shoots. He scores. And Villanova wins. Kris Jenkins spotted up and swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer Monday night to lift Villanova to the national title with a 77-74 victory over North Carolina — one of the wildest finishes in the history of the NCAA Tournament. Villanova worked the ball to Jenkins moments after […]
Nine players from the area have been selected to play for the KBCA All-Star Games.
Check out high school results from the weekend.
The Northwest Arkansas Naturals have announced a four-year extension of the club’s player development agreement with the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals. The agreement announced Monday means the Naturals will remain the Royals Double-A affiliate through the 2020 season. The Naturals play in the Texas League and have been the Royals affiliate since […]
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 […]
Smiles were a plenty as a sellout crowd of 40,030 enjoyed a World Series banner being raised, hardware handed out and a Royals 4-3 victory of the New York Mets on Opening Day. The first inning of the 2016 season was very similar to a 2015 inning. Edison Volquez, who still wore the spring training […]
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 […]
Hear from head coach Craig Schurig, linebacker Cody Heiman and former Washburn player Michael Wilhoite.
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.
Check out all the action that took place in the high school world on March 31.
Bill Self, who led Kansas to the No. 1 ranking in the final weekly poll and its 12th straight Big 12 title, is The Associated Press Coach of the Year. The Jayhawks (33-5) were the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and lost to Villanova in the regional final. Self received 21 votes […]
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 […]
Ten schools from area are ranked in latest KABC polls.
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 […]
Check out results from Tuesday, March 29
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 […]
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 […]
Check out results from Thursday, March 24.
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 […]
The Huskies of Connecticut UConn Head Coach Kevin Ollie UConn Players Daniel Hamilton, Shonn Miller and Rodney Purvis Locker Room: Daniel Hamilton Rodney Purvis Omar Calhoun Jalen Adams
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 […]