Rivals Basketball Recruiting Analyst Eric Bossi on 580 Sports Talk

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The 2014-2015 basketball season is complete, so that means the recruiting chase is in full swing.  The Wildcats and the Jayhawks each announced a signee to their 2015 class. For the Jayhawks they signed Carlton Bragg a 6-9 power forward from Cleveland, Ohio. The Wildcats announced point guard Kamau Stokes of Baltimore Maryland has inked […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman junior baseball player Ryan Zeferjahn and Topeka High sophomore soccer player Ruth Fiander are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Recording a no-hitter in baseball is always tough. Not as great as a perfect game, but still very impressive. Seaman junior Ryan Zeferjahn accomplished the feat, but it wasn’t like […]

Defense Highlights Washburn Spring Scrimmage

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The Washburn Ichabods had a disappointing 2014 season as they finished 4-7.  The preparation for 2015 started once the 2014 season came to a close. The Ichabods held their annual spring scrimmage on Saturday, April 11th at Yager Stadium.  The spring scrimmage had the offense run 62 plays in which the offense struggled and the […]

AUDIO: Woodland Misses Cut at The Masters

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The 18th hole was not a good hole for Gary Woodland at The Masters in 2015.  Woodland bogeyed the final hole in his first round and did so in his second round and ended up missing the cut at the first major of the year.  The Topeka native shot a four over par 76 in […]

Washburn Rural’s Taylor Ullery Comes Through to Cap Sweep on Dedication Day

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Washburn Rural didn’t launch any fireworks for the special day, but there was plenty of it on the diamond. Rural freshman Taylor Ullery gave the Lady Junior Blues a walk off win, sophomore Madison Roth stymied the Hayden offense and the Lady Junior Blues celebrated 2-1, 6-5 sweep on dedication day for the brand new […]

Opening Day is Here!

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Kansas City Royals take on the Chicago White Sox Monday Afternoon. Manager Ned Yost spoke to the media in the dugout prior to today’s game. Royals Lineup: 1. Escobar 2. Moustakas 3. Cain 4. Hosmer 5. Morales  6. Gordon 7. Rios  8. Perez 9. Infante Royals Manager Ned Yost 

Audio: Sporting KC Scores 2 Goals In Stoppage Time For Wild Win Over PHI

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Sporting Kansas City defeated the Philadelphia Union 3-2.  Goals Sporting KC Philadelphia Union Dom Dwyer 16 (Benny Feilhaber) Jacob Peterson 3 (own goal)  Jalil Anibaba 90+1 (Roger Espinoza) Fernando Aristeguieta 19 Krisztián Németh 90+4 (Matt Besler)   Discipline Summary Sporting KC Philadelphia Union Marcel de Jong 18 (Caution) Maurice Edu 62 (Caution)   Brian Carroll […]

Kaw Valley Bank Big 12 Report with Jason King

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The college basketball world isn’t short of news at this time,  Gregg Marshall is going to be a Shocker for the foreseeable future as he signed a new deal with Wichita State.  Texas is still trying to lure Shake Smart to be their head coach.  Oh and there is this thing called the Final Four […]

KU Head Coach Bill Self and KU Players Following Loss To Wichita State

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Behind another steady performance from Fred VanVleet and the hot shooting of Evan Wessel, the No. 7 seed Shockers rolled past the second-seeded Jayhawks 78-65 on Sunday.  The Jayhawks finish the season 27-9. The Shockers are now 30-4. KU head Coach Bill Self, Devonte Graham and Perry Ellis at the podium.    Bill Self Locker […]

AUDIO: WSU Head Coach Gregg Marshall and Players Preview KU Game

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For the first time in 22 years, Wichita State and Kansas will battle on the hardwood. The seventh-seeded Shockers (29-4) square off against the second-seeded Jayhawks (27-8) in Third Round NCAA Tournament action at Omaha’s CenturyLink Center. The winner will advance to next week’s Midwest Regional Semifinals in Cleveland. This is the 14th meeting all-time […]

AUDIO: VanVleet Leads Shockers in Win Over Hoosiers

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Fred VanVleet matched his career high with 27 points, Ron Baker made big free throws late, and Wichita State defeated Indiana 81-76 in the NCAA Tournament on Friday. By winning, the seventh-seeded Shockers (29-4) set up a much-anticipated Sunflower State showdown with Kansas on Sunday. Baker scored 15, making 7 of 8 free throws in the […]

Wichita State Head Coach Gregg Marshall and Players Audio:

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Thursday was media and press conference day in Omaha at the Century Link Center.  The Shockers take on Indiana at approximately 2:10 on Friday. Indiana has struggled.  The Wichita State Shockers are back in the NCAA Tournament for the third consecutive year.  Head Coach Gregg Marshall’s press conference:    Wichita State players Ron Baker and […]

Perry Ellis Out For TCU Game

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Kansas Forward Perry Ellis’ will not play in Thursday’s Big 12 Quarterfinal game against TCU. Bill Self announced the decision during his pregame television and radio interviews Thursday morning. Yesterday, Self reported that Ellis’ had sprained his right knee but he was improving. Self went on to say that if Ellis’ had no pain he […]

Audio: TCU Ends K-State Season With 67-65 Win In Big 12 Tourney

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Audio: Bruce Weber & Thomas Gipson  Gipson- "It's disappointing it has to end like this. I wish it could've been different. That's just what happens." — Alex Gold (@AlexGold) March 12, 2015 KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Chris Washburn and Kyan Anderson scored 16 points apiece, and TCU held on down the stretch to beat Kansas […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman senior forward Joe Miller and Topeka West junior bowler Renee Howland are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Although the season could have been better, senior Joe Miller is pleased with the way the basketball squad finished. After a roller coaster start, the Vikings strung together wins down the […]

Wendy’s High School Girls Basketball Coaches Club

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The final week of high school basketball is here. Eight different state tournaments are this week, crowning eight unique champions. Three city schools have a chance to be the next champion. To see the brackets and 580 WIBW broadcast schedule, check that out right here. This is the sixth and final girls basketball edition of […]

Philadelphia Radio Host Talks Jeremy Maclin

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The Kansas City Chiefs improved their need at receiver with the addition of wide receiver Jeremy Maclin. According to several media outlets Maclin will sign with the Chiefs once free agency opens up on Tuesday, March 10th.  Maclin, the former Missouri standout, had a tremendous season last year, recording 1,318 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. Eytan […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Washburn Rural junior forward/guard Jordyn Musselman and Seaman junior wrestler Ian Hall are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. The start of the high school basketball season was a rough one for the Washburn Rural Lady Junior Blues. After losing a huge lead in the fourth quarter in a loss […]

Wendy’s High School Boys Basketball Coaches Club

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The high school basketball resets this week. Every team is 0-0 as each squad is hoping for a chance to head to the state basketball tournaments. This is the sixth and final boys basketball edition of the Wendy’s High School Coaches Club. Listen to AM 580 every Monday from six to seven as Pat Strathman […]

Big 12 Weekend Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Top 25 Poll and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s results: Kansas 69 Texas 64Kansas State 70 Iowa State 69Baylor 78 West Virginia 66Oklahoma 67 TCU 60Texas Tech 63 Oklahoma State 62 Upcoming Schedule: Monday, March 2 Baylor at Texas (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CT Oklahoma at Iowa State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, March 3 West Virginia at Kansas (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Hayden senior swimmer John-Martin Schmidt and Shawnee Heights senior bowler Jenni Pheigaru are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Sometimes, athletes just have that natural feel to the sport they play. That wasn’t the case for John-Martin Schmidt. After seeing kids succeed in the swimming pool, John-Martin worked hard and all […]

Wildcats Take Down Jayhawks Behind Career High from Johnson

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Nigel Johnson scored a career-high 20 points, Nino Williams hit a clinching jumper in the final minute and Kansas State rallied to beat eighth-ranked Kansas 70-63 on Monday night. Williams finished with 15 points in his final regular-season game against the Jayhawks, and Thomas Gipson added 12 points as the Wildcats (14-15, 7-9 Big 12) overcame […]

Wendy’s High School Girls Basketball Coaches Club

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There are just two games left in the high school basketball regular season. Although teams are somewhat focusing on Sub-State, the true prize is the Centennial League championship and that’s still up for grabs with few games left. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the […]

Big 12 Results, Upcoming Schedule, Standings, AP Poll and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Baylor 69 Kansas State 42Kansas 81 TCU 72Oklahoma 79 Texas Tech 75 (OT)West Virginia 73 Oklahoma State 63Iowa State 85 Texas 77 Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 23 Kansas at Kansas State (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 24 Texas at West Virginia (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. ET Wednesday, February 25 Texas Tech at TCU […]

Audio: Royals GM Dayton Moore 2/19

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Royals General Manager, Dayton Moore met with the media as Pitchers & Catchers reported to Surprise, AZ for Spring Training 2015. Moore discussed the options the organization has with its pitchers as well as the mindset and expectations from a World Series appearance.   ( Audio Courtesy Kansas City Royals Baseball) 

Tigers Sweep Ichabods on the Hardwood

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The Washburn women’s basketball team was down 19 with under 10 minutes to go and cut the margin down to four but could not get any closer in a 74-67 loss to No. 5 Fort Hays State. Washburn returns to action on Saturday at home against No. 13-ranked Emporia State. The Ichabods trailed the Tigers […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman senior forward Rachel Heald and Washburn Rural senior swimmer Michael Prekopy are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. Athletes have many reasons for playing the game they love. Sometimes, it’s for just the love of the game. Others feel it could lead to something big down the road. But […]

KU Football Head Coach David Beaty on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas Jayhawk football team got new leadership in early December. Director of Athletics Sheahon Zenger named David Beaty the new man in charge of the football program. Beaty along with the nine assistant coaches on his staff will be at the Ramada Inn and Convention Center on Tuesday in Topeka from 5:00-7:00 pm for a meet […]

Wendy’s High School Boys Basketball Coaches Club

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There are just four games left in the high school basketball regular season. Although teams are somewhat focusing on Sub-State, the true prize is the Centennial League championship and that’s still up for grabs with few games left. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the […]

Big 12 Scores, Upcoming Schedule, Top 25 Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Kansas 74 Baylor 64Kansas State 59 Oklahoma 56Iowa State 79 West Virginia 59TCU 70 Oklahoma State 55Texas 56 Texas Tech 41 Upcoming schedule: Monday, February 16 KKansas at West Virginia (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 17Baylor at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 6:00 p.m. CT Texas at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Seaman junior wrestler Bailey Kelly and Washburn Rural senior forward Paige Cunningham are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. The previous two years, Bailey Kelly fell short at the Centennial League meet. A pair of third place finishes just didn’t satisfy Bailey. This season, the junior can rest easy […]

Wendy’s High School Girls Basketball Coaches Club

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The high school basketball season is winding down with just six games left for many teams in the Centennial. Even with so few games left, the race for the Centennial League crown is tightening up down the stretch. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Results, Standings, Top 25 and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday’s Results: Texas 61 Kansas State 57Oklahoma State 67 Kansas 62Baylor 87 West Virginia 69Iowa State 75 Texas Tech 38Oklahoma 68 TCU 56   Upcoming Schedule Monday, February 9Oklahoma State at Baylor (ESPNU) 6:00 p.m. CTIowa State at Oklahoma (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 10Kansas at Texas Tech (ESPN2) 8:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February […]

Washburn Head Coach Craig Schurig Recaps Signing Day

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It was National Signing Day across the country on Wednesday February 4th. Seniors from across the country signed their National Letters of Intent to play football at the college of their choosing.  The Washburn Ichabod recruiting class featured 31 high school seniors plus seven junior college transfers who are already enrolled at Washburn and taking […]

Head Coach Bruce Weber on 580 Sports Talk

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The Kansas State Wildcats have now lost three straight after their 64-47 loss to the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Kansas State is now 12-11 overall and now 5-5 in Big 12 play.  The Wildcats were down 45-44 with under six minutes to play but could only muster three points the rest of the way.  Head Coach […]

The gold standard: Topeka’s Beatty, Regnier sign letters of intent

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While Topeka High seniors Alec Beatty and Jake Regnier sat silently in the cafeteria, talks of “the gold standard” took place.  Fitting, as the motto best describes the incredible careers of the two players. Quarterback Alec Beatty relaxed next to former middle school foe and center Jake Regnier as the duo signed letters of intent to […]

ESU Sweeps Washburn; Men Fall at Buzzer

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The Ichabods tied the game in the final seconds of the first half but shot 24 percent in the second half in a 62-55 loss Wednesday night at sixth-ranked Emporia State. Washburn fell to 14-7 and 6-7 in the MIAA while the Lady Hornets improved to 18-2 and 11-2. The Ichabods will return to action […]

David Beaty Announces KU Football Class Of 2015

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   AUDIO: David Beaty   LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas first-year head coach David Beaty had a big smile on his face as he announced his initial Jayhawk signing class. Beaty and his staff worked diligently over the past two months to obtain the services of 24 new Jayhawks, with 16 of those student-athletes making it […]

K-State Football Announces Class Of 2015 Signees

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  AUDIO: Bill Snyder MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder released the Wildcats’ 2015 recruiting class Wednesday with the announcement of 24 student-athletes who plan on joining or have already joined the K-State football program.   The 2015 signing class is made up of 23 players from the high school ranks, as […]

Trio of Junior Blues takes next step to collegiate level

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Back in the day, Washburn Rural seniors Blake Peterson, Madeline Hill and Kaira Houser imagined signing national letters of intent together. They lived out their wish. The three friends signed pieces of paper to play at the collegiate level in the Washburn Rural cafeteria. Peterson is headed to Texas State University to play football, Hill […]

Wendy’s High School Athletes of the Week

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After their performances last week, Washburn Rural senior swimmer John Fritsch and Topeka High junior guard Adrianna Henderson are our Wendy’s high school athletes of the week. John can hardly believe it, but his senior season is coming to a close. Luckily, John and the rest of the Washburn Rural bunch can celebrate a city crown. With […]

Wendy’s High School Boys Basketball Coaches Club

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The mid-season basketball tournaments are in the past. Now, it’s time for the home stretch as the finish to the season should be a thrilling one. To see results, schedules and Centennial League standings, check out the prep basketball scoreboard page. This is the fourth boys basketball edition of the Wendy’s High School Coaches Club. Listen […]

Big 12 Upcoming Schedule, Standings, Rankings and Teleconference Audio

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Saturday Results: Kansas 68 Kansas State 57Oklahoma 64 Oklahoma State 56Baylor 83 Texas 60West Virginia 77 Texas Tech 58Iowa State 83 TCU 66   Upcoming Schedule: Monday, February 2Iowa State at Kansas (ESPN) 8:00 p.m. CT Tuesday, February 3West Virginia at Oklahoma (ESPN2) 7:00 p.m. CT Wednesday, February 4Oklahoma State at Texas (LHN) 7:00 p.m. […]

Bill Self Weekly Press Conference 1/30

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Kansas Head Coach Bill Self held his weekly press conference on Friday ahead of Saturday’s game against Kansas State. The Jayhawks are currently 17-3 overall and 6-1 in the Big 12. Kansas State is 12-9 overall and 5-3 in the Big 12. Tip-off is set for 1:00 Saturday on ESPN.