TCU football preview: Once QB is picked, new offense to air it out with rest of Big 12
The key to last season’s 4-8 record for TCU is most likely the key to improvement this season — quarterback. While the Frogs last season used two signal-callers out of necessity and both struggled, they are hoping this season will provide a contest that results in the best option under center....more»
Cross country returns experience
Abilene begins the cross-country season by hosting a meet Sept 4. Middle schools and high schools will send contingents to run the course of the Great Life Country Club golf course....more»
Mistakes cost the Royals in Colorado
DENVER - Matt McBride returned to the Colorado Rockies shortly before the start of Tuesday's game, made his first start Wednesday and seized the opportunity with one memorable swing....more»
Football 2014: Kansas State's Ryan Mueller keeps making believers
Ryan Mueller insists the following story is true. His mother, teammates and coaches also vouch for its authenticity. They each go out of their way to do so, because they know Mueller's journey from unknown high school football player to college star is rare....more»
Injuries Shake Up Running Back Depth Chart at Kansas
LAWRENCE — Two injuries in the past two days have shaken up Kansas football’s running back depth chart. At Sunday’s scrimmage, senior Brandon Bourbon tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and will be out for the 2014 season....more»
Royals star reliever Wade Davis carries memory of stepbrother on the mound
He still does not understand the loss, why death would claim the stepbrother he considered his closest friend. Each day at the ballpark, Wade Davis slips into a Royals jersey bearing No....more»
The Wichita Eagle Bob Lutz column
In 2007, the Chiefs used their first-round pick in the NFL Draft, the No. 23 choice overall, to select Dwayne Bowe out of LSU. The pick was trumpeted by the Chiefs, who were convinced they had found a franchise receiver....more»
Omar Infante comes through as Royals streak past Rockies 7-4
DENVER — On the plane ride into Colorado, as Monday evening segued into Tuesday morning, Ned Yost celebrated his 60th birthday. His team arrived at their hotel at 2 a....more»
Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis makes Sports Illustrated cover
Mo’ne Davis has really hit the big time. The 13-year-old Little League pitcher with the 70-mph fastball — who just happens to be a girl — has already been on TVs across America as part of ESPN’s coverage of the Little League World Series....more»
Billy Butler believes Royals' success will continue as season progresses
Billy Butler, one of the driving forces behind the Royals’ push to the top of the American League Central Division, sat back in his chair at Target Field and reflected on the team’s path to this point....more»
Kansas hopes there's enough improvement to climb out of Big 12 cellar
Kansas football has been nothing to brag about in recent years. After going 1-11 in 2012 and 3-9 in 2013, the Jayhawks were picked to finish last again in the Big 12 in 2014....more»
Youth not serving Chiefs well -- yet
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Based on the depth charts of the 32 NFL teams in the second week of the 2014 preseason, the Kansas City Chiefs had the youngest starting offensive line in the league....more»
Perez exits with knee pain, backup Kratz homers twice in Royals' 6-1 win over Twins
MINNEAPOLIS — The sequence confirmed the blessed fortune shining on the Royals, even as the events hinted at the organization’s darkest fear. In the seventh inning of a 6-1 victory over Minnesota, Salvador Perez stood inside the dugout with his shirt untucked....more»
A dozen things you may not have known about the Chiefs' game Sunday
Here are some things that you might not have known about the Chiefs’ 28-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers. 1. SUCCOP TIES CAREER-LONG FIELD GOAL: Kicker Ryan Succop converted a 54-yard field goal in the first quarter....more»
Chiefs' offense comes up empty again in 28-16 preseason loss to Carolina
The Chiefs’ starting offense is still oh-fer for the preseason. Playing without Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles, who did not make the trip because of a bruised foot, the starters failed to score a touchdown in Sunday night’s 28-16 loss to the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium....more»
Chiefs' Dwayne Bowe will serve one-game suspension for substance abuse
Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe is being suspended one game for a substance-abuse violation, according an NFL spokesman. Bowe, who will miss the season opener against Tennessee on Sept....more»
Future uncertain for Chiefs camp in St. Joseph
Chiefs training camp is officially over after Thursday's short, low-key practice. Now, will the Chiefs be back in St. Joseph, or was that workout the last at Missouri Western? Coach Andy Reid didn't give any indication for a return....more»
Big 12 preview: 'One True Champion' will be put to the test in round-robin gauntlet
Entering the new College Football Playoff era, the Big 12 is trumpeting the virtue of being the lone "power five" conference without a championship game with its "One True Champion" mantra....more»
Royals storm past Twins for 12-6 victory
MINNEAPOLIS — The Royals rocked the Minnesota Twins and out-ran the incoming storms with an 12-6 victory on Sunday afternoon at Target Field. Boosted by a seven-run rally in the second inning, the Royals held their hosts at bay for the rest of a rain-soaked day....more»
Family gathers to witness Cats
MANHATTAN — The first gathering of the 2014 season for the Kansas State Football kinfolk was attended by more than 3,000 family members Saturday at Bill Snyder Family Stadium....more»

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