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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Big 12 Football Spring Teleconference

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The spring football season is winding down for several colleges across the country. Several schools have conducted their spring football game already.  Kansas and Kansas State both have their spring football game this coming Saturday, April 25th.  The Wildcats are conducted their spring game at Sporting Park in Kansas City due to the renovations to […]

KU Women’s Basketball Head Coach Brandon Schneider Introductory Press Conference

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The Kansas Jayhawks have new leadership for the women’s basketball program. The new head coach is Brandon Schneider.  Schneider, who has led Stephen F. Austin women’s basketball to the 2014 and 2015 Southland Conference regular-season titles and spent 12 years as the Head Coach of the Emporia State Women’s basketball team, spoke to the media […]

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 […]