Wildcat Head Coach Bill Snyder’s Tuesday Press Conference

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Coming off four-straight seasons of eight or more wins and five-straight bowl berths, Kansas State opens the 2015 season against South Dakota at 6:10 p.m., Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. K-State leads the all-time series, 3-0, after winning games in 1980, 1981 and 1982, all in Manhattan. The Wildcats won those games by an average of 27 points, including a […]

Jayhawk Head Coach David Beaty

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The Kansas football team welcomes FCS foe South Dakota State to Memorial Stadium to kickoff the 2015 season Saturday, September 5, at 11 a.m. Saturday’s matchup will be the third time KU will face SDSU and the second time it will open its season against the FCS opponent. KU is 2-0 in games against the […]

Big 12 Football Coaches Teleconference, Schedule and Top 25 Poll

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The 2015 college football season officially kicks off this week across the country. All 10 Big 12 teams are in action this weekend.  The Big 12 opens the 2015 season with two of the top four nationally-ranked teams in preseason polls. Seventy percent of Conference squads are ranked or receivedvotes. TCU was voted to win the […]

Audio: Smith Sharp As Chiefs Rout Titans 34-10 In Preseason Game

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Andy Reid Alex Smith Travis Kelce Jeremy Maclin   Associated Press: Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night. The game was called with […]

Audio: Chiefs Hold Off Seahawks 14-13 In Second Preseason Game

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Audio: HC Andy Reid Audio: QB Alex Smith Audio: S Eric Berry Audio:  WR Jeremy Maclin Audio: OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardiff   Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Chiefs counterpart Alex Smith struggled behind their unsettled offensive lines in Kansas City’s 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle on Friday night. Wilson was 9 of 15 for 78 yards, […]

Audio: Chiefs Hold Final Practice Before Preseason Opener

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The Kansas City Chiefs held their final practice before Saturday’s preseason opener against Arizona.    Noteworthy: Reid said Fisher, Grubbs, Morse, Fulton, Allen will start the preseason game. Reid said the first string guys will play for a quarter. 2’s will play through half of 3rd. Albert Wilson did not practice once again with a […]

Washburn Football Media Day Interviews

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The Washburn Ichabods started their fall camp on Saturday morning as they kicked off their 2015 season.  The Ichabods, who were picked to finish in a tie for seventh in the league by the coaches, are coming off a disappointing season a year ago when they went 4-7. The 4-7 campaign was the first losing […]

KU Football Media Day Interviews

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The Jayhawks are gearing up for their first full padded practice during this years fall camp.  David Beaty along with several other players and assistant coaches met with the media for their fall camp’s media day. Click below to hear what each player and coach has to say    Head Coach David Beaty   Offensive […]

David Beaty Press Conference After First Practice

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The Kansas Jayhawks held their first practice of the 2015 season and thus David Beaty held his first practice as Head Coach of the Kansas Jayhawks.  KU’s first game is September 5th against South Dakota State at Memorial Field in Lawrence.  Listen to Beaty speak to the media after practice number one for the Hawks. 

Andy Reid’s Wednesday Press Conference

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The Kansas City Chiefs backed off the full padded practices on Wednesday as they lightened the load for the morning practice with just shells and helmets.  The Chiefs will be off on Thursday, the next time they practice is Friday at 8:15 a.m. and that practice is open to the public.  Head Coach Andy Reid […]

Audio: Chiefs Camp Update 8/4

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It was practice #2 with pads up in St. Joe for Chiefs Training Camp on Tuesday morning. Despite some ominous clouds the practice took place entirely outdoors today which allowed for fans to take in practice.  Notables: Steve Nelson filled in at first-string Nickel for Phillip Gaines. Gaines was a partial participant with a knee injury. […]

MIAA Media Day Interviews

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The MIAA held their annual media day at Sporting Park the site of the 2015 Division II National Championship game.  Defending MIAA Co-Champion Northwest Missouri received 36 first place votes between two polls as they topped both the coaches and media poll for 2015. 2014 MIAA Co-Champion Pittsburg State earned 17 first place votes between […]

Audio: Chiefs Veterans Report to Camp

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Friday afternoon all veterans reported to St. Joe for Chiefs training camp. Saturday at 3:30 the team will hold its first open practice to the fans. Admission is $5.00 and includes a team autograph session. Today was also the final day of practice featuring just the rookies and QB’s. Alex Smith and Chase Daniel were […]

Big 12 Football Media Days

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Its the middle of July, which means football is right around the corner and that means everyone covering college football is at the Big 12 Media Days. K-State and KU both have lots of questions heading into the 2015 season. K-State has to find a new quarterback, replace an all american wide receiver, find new leadership […]

Shawnee County Sports Banquet Nominees and Winners

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The Shawnee County Sports Council has announced the winners  for the Eleventh annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet. The Banquet and the Hall of Fame inductions took place June, 25 2015  at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center.  The nominees in the 10 categories come from all nine Shawnee County Schools. The categories are  fall, winter, […]

Hall of Fame Inductee Sheri Norris on 580 Sports Talk

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Sherri Norris could tell you what it’s like to wear white at Wimbledon, why its so unique to play on clay at Roland Garros and how loud it can get in New York for a tennis match, with that you get inducted into the Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame.  Norris has basically done it […]

Hall of Fame Inductee Bill McDonald on 580 Sports Talk

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Bill McDonald is a better golfer at 71 then about everyone else at any age.  The former Topeka West and Washburn golf standout will be inducted into the Shawnee County Sports Hall of Fame.  He was a three-time NAIA All-American while at WU.  In 1964, Bill was the lone qualifier from Kansas and won the […]

Former ESU Standout Now Raider Austin Willis on 580 Sports Talk

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Overcoming odds and proving people wrong seem to go hand in hand with former Thunderbird standout Austin Willis. Willis, the former Emporia State wide receiver, just returned to Topeka after staying in Oakland the last two months working out with the Raiders. He was invited to rookie mini camp and then was signed after an […]

Audio: Royals GM Dayton Moore On Clubs First Two Selections

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Royals General Manager Dayton Moore spoke to members of the media briefly via teleconference Monday evening. The Royals selected Ashe Russell right-handed pitcher from Cathedral Catholic High School in Indianapolis, with the 21st overall pick of the June Free Agent Draft. Russell, 18, a 6-foot-4, 195-pound hurler, was 5-1 with a 1.02 ERA and 67 strikeouts […]

Head Coach Andy Reid’s OTA Press Conference

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The Chiefs wrapped up the first three OTAs this week.  The Chiefs have seven more practices before the mandatory mini-camp that will occur in mid june.  Head Coach Andy Reid spoke to the media after their third OTA. He discussed the recent injuries, special teams, the offensvie line, the PAT rules plus more in his […]

Head Coach Bill Self on 580 Sports Talk

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Basketball season normally is pretty relaxed at this time for college coaches. Recruiting of course never sleeps so coaches across the country will be busy in July but the Kansas Jayhawk basketball team is going to be a little busier then most.  The end of June has the Jayhawk basketball team playing Canada in exhibition […]

Chiefs Start Organized Team Activities

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The off season is in full swing for the NFL. Over the course of the next month, the Chiefs will hold 10 off-season training activities or known as OTAs.  This is known as phase three, unlike phase two, these practices can have offense versus defense, although there still can’t be any live contact. So, everything […]

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