Prime-Time Viewing For Woods, Spieth At US Open


Tiger Woods and Masters champion Jordan Spieth will start the U.S. Open on prime-time TV. Spieth was placed in the same group as Jason Day and Justin Rose for the opening two rounds next week at Chambers Bay. They will tee off at 5:17 p.m. EDT as Fox Sports makes its debut in major championship […]

The NBA Finals Are Now A Best-Of-3

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The series is tied at two games apiece following the Warriors’ 103-82 win over the Cavaliers at Cleveland. Andre Iguodala  and Stephen Curry each scored 22 points as Golden State avoided its first three-game losing streak of the entire season. The Warriors hit 12 3-pointers, with Curry going 4-for-7 and Iguodala 4-for-9. Iguodala was inserted […]

K-State Announces 2015-16 Non-Conference Schedule

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Nine games at Bramlage Coliseum, the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at the Sprint Center and a return to INTRUST Bank Arena for the Wichita Wildcat Classic highlight the 2015-16 Kansas State men’s basketball non-conference schedule released on Thursday.   The non-conference slate could include as many as six teams that participated in the postseason […]

Royals Designate Erik Kratz For Assignment

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that catcher Erik Kratz has been returned from his rehab assignment, reinstated from the disabled list and designated for assignment.  Kratz, 34, went on the disabled list on May 6 with plantar fasciitis on his left foot and had been on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Omaha. The Royals […]

K-State Sets Season Ticket Sales Record, Nears Full Season Sellout


For the third consecutive season, all available K-State football season tickets have been sold as department officials announced that public season sales for the 2015 season at Bill Snyder Family Stadium have surpassed the 36,000 mark, while three contests are already sold out of contiguous seats. Fans who ordered season tickets but did not receive a […]

Royals Earn Sweep of Twins

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Alex Gordon hit a three-run homer, Edinson Volquez struck out six batters over seven innings and the Kansas City Royals beat Minnesota 7-2 on Wednesday to finish the first series sweep this season of the Twins at home. The Twins scored 11 runs while stumbling to a 1-5 record on this home-stand, which handed the division […]

White Cloud Family Makes Championships Glow At Kansas Junior High Rodeos And Well Beyond

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When it’s in the genes, blood-running-rodeo, so to speak, and most every night rain, mud, sun, sleet or snow, is spent in the practice pen, there’s a pot of gold with the rainbow. That might seem a roundabout way of describing Reed Boos, but it’s certainly most accurate for the 14-year-old White Cloud cowboy recently […]

KU Football Announces Roster Changes


Kansas football head coach David Beaty welcomed the remainder of his 2015 signing class to campus as the first session of summer school began Tuesday. In addition to updating the Jayhawk roster to reflect the signees officially making their way to Mount Oread, Beaty also announced a few additional roster moves. Linebacker Jake Love has retired […]

Cavaliers Take Series Lead with Game Three Win

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LeBron James had 40 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists, and the Cleveland Cavaliers held on for a 96-91 victory over the Golden State Warriors and a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals. The Warriors trimmed a 20-point deficit down to one with about 2 1/2 minutes left, but Matthew Dellavedova converted a three-point play, James […]

Royals Complete Day 2 of the MLB Draft.

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The Kansas City Royals completed the second day of the 2015 First-Year Rule 4 Player Draft today, selecting eight players after drafting right-handed pitchers Ashe Russell, Nolan Watson and Josh Staumont on Monday.  The Royals first selection of the day came in the third round (98th overall) with 21-year-old center fielder Anderson Miller from Western […]

Old-Fashioned Fun For All Planned At Madison Days

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Country entertainment for all has been promised at Madison. “We have three days of family fun events for every age group, scheduled June 12-13-14 at Madison Days 2015,” according to Nathan DeWitt, who’s been instrumental in coordination. Festivities kick off at noon, Friday, June 12, in the northern Greenwood County farming community of Madison, with […]

All-Terrain Utility Vehicle Tour of Flint Hills To Benefit Emporia Charities


Fun in the beautiful green Flint Hills of Kansas will benefit four most worthwhile causes. It’s the “Gator Rally” Wednesday through Saturday evenings, June 10-13, starting at the cattle pens right off the Kansas Turnpike just 17 miles south of Emporia. “The Gator Rally is planned by PrairieLand Partners John Deere Emporia as a special […]

Lightning Top Hawks In Chicago

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Cedric Paquette (pah-KEHT’) has scored 15 regular-season and playoff goals during his brief NHL career. The 15th has given the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 lead in the Stanley Cup finals. Pacquette scored with 3:11 remaining to cap the Lightning’s comeback in a 3-2 triumph over the Blackhawks in Chicago. Brandon Saad (sahd) put the […]

Morales, Vargas Give Royals Boost Over Twins

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Jason Vargas threw six shutout innings and Kendrys Morales hit a long home run against his former team to push the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Vargas (5-2) gave up five hits and struck out two, Morales hit a two-run shot in the second inning and Eric […]

Audio: Royals GM Dayton Moore On Clubs First Two Selections


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 […]

Royals Select Pitcher Nolan Watson 33rd Overall

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The Kansas City Royals have selected Nolan Watson, a right-handed pitcher from Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis, with the 33rd selection in the June Free Agent Draft.                Watson, a 6-foot-3, 195-pound hurler, was 6-1 with a 0.68 ERA this spring, striking out 81 over 51.2 innings.  He joins fellow Indianapolis product and right-handed […]

USA Tops Australia in World Cup Opener

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Megan Rapinoe scored twice and the United States overcame early defensive shakiness to beat Australia 3-1 Monday night in the Americans’ opener at the Women’s World Cup. Christen Press also scored for the second-ranked U.S., which is seeking its third World Cup title and first since 1999. Lisa De Vanna tied the score midway through the […]

30 Second Shot Clock Highlight Changes in College Basketball Rules


The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel today approved a package of proposals and areas of focus for officials  in men’s basketball to improve the pace of play, better balance offense with defense and reduce the physicality in the sport. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Committee made similar recommendations before the 2013-14season, and it felt the changes […]

KU Coaches Visit Topeka Jayhawk Club


The Topeka Jayhawk Club held its Otto Schnellbacher Classic Golf Tournament Monday afternoon at Great Life-Shawnee Country Club. KU Coaches Bill Self, David Beaty, Brandon Schneider along with Athletics Director Sheahon Zenger spoke to the group about the excitement around the programs. Bill Self and the Jayhawks will head to South Korea later this month […]

Hosmer Overtakes Cabrera, Morales Surpasses Cruz In Latest All-Star Game Voting Update

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Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and designated hitter Kendrys Morales have taken over as the leading vote-getters at their respective positions in the latest voting update for the 86th All-Star Game, to be played on Tuesday, July 14th at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, it was announced today.  The 2015 Esurance MLB […]

Cleveland Steals Game Two in Overtime

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The NBA Finals are tied at a game apiece after the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors split a pair of overtime games in Oakland. The Cavaliers blew an 11-point lead late in the fourth quarter Sunday night before pulling out a 95-93 victory over the Warriors in Game 2. LeBron James shot just 11 of […]

Perez Lifts Royals to Avoid Sweep

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Salvador Perez hit a solo home run with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3.  The Royals avoid the sweep and get just their second win in their last seven games.  Perez hit his eighth homer, sending a pitch from Keone Kela (4-2) into the Royals’ bullpen. […]

Royals Continue to Struggle in Third Straight Loss

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Wandy Rodriguez pitched seven strong innings and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Saturday for their seventh win in eight games. Texas has won six straight series for the first time since 2012. The AL champion Royals have lost nine of 11. Rodriguez (3-2), a 36-year-old lefty who signed with the Rangers […]

Sporting KC Hosts First-Place Seattle Sounders FC On Saturday


Sporting Kansas City hosts Western Conference leaders Seattle Sounders FC at 7:30 p.m. CT on Saturday at Sporting Park in a match-up featuring the top two teams in the MLS power rankings. The marquee match will be locally televised on KMCI’s 38 the Spot and across the Midwest on SKCTV with pregame coverage beginning at […]

2015 11th Annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet Nominees

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The Shawnee County Sports Council has announced the  candidates for the Eleventh annual Shawnee County Sports Banquet. The Banquet and the Hall of Fame inductions will take place June, 25 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ramada Hotel and Convention Center.  The nominees in the 10 categories come from all nine Shawnee County Schools. The […]