Baylor fires Art Briles
Baylor University fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, multiple media outlets reported. The dismissal occurred while the university awaits the findings of an independent law firm that is investigating how the school handled numerous alleged sexual assaults, including incidents involving several Baylor football players....more»
Return to health of Romo has Cowboys excited
IRVING, Tex. -- The drafting of Ezekiel Elliott brings optimism. The return of Dez Bryant is full of excitement. But the Cowboys' biggest move of the off-season? Quarterback Tony Romo and his return to health....more»
Twins start game with two homers in 7-5 win
MINNEAPOLIS -- Struggling in all aspects of their game, the Minnesota Twins got it right offensively against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday afternoon, salvaging the final game of a three-game series with a 7-5 win at Target Field....more»
Kansas man has a deep allure of old lures
EMPORIA, Kan. — Noel Lyons roamed northwest Arkansas waters as a small boy. A rigged cane pole and a can of worms were his only equipment. At 80 and with health issues, his roaming days are largely over....more»
Ed Kuntz memorial Golf Tournament June 18
The 16th Annual Ed Kuntz Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 18. The location for the event is Great Life Golf and Fitness (formerly Abilene Country Club), 1705 Country Club Lane, Abilene....more»
Raiders studying Las Vegas option
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The NFL awarded Super Bowls to Atlanta, South Florida, and Los Angeles on Tuesday. The Raiders, meanwhile, are simply looking for a place to call home....more»
Packers WR Nelson feels great but not rushing rehab
GREEN BAY, Wisc., -- After sitting out an entire season, Jordy Nelson is willing to wait a little more before he's a full go again on the football field....more»
Cain leads Royals past Twins
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Kansas City Royals are striking early and often against the Minnesota Twins. The Royals scored runs in three of the first four innings Tuesday en route to a 7-4 win at Target Field....more»
Wichita State wins MVC All-Sports Trophy for fourth consecutive season
Wichita State won a record nine Missouri Valley Conference titles to claim the MVC’s All-Sports trophy for a fourth consecutive season and the 10th in the past 13....more»
Atlanta, Miami, Los Angeles land Super Bowls
The NFL officially awarded future Super Bowls to Atlanta, Miami and Los Angeles on Tuesday. Atlanta was selected to play host to Super Bowl LIII in 2019, Miami to Super Bowl LIV in 2020 and Los Angeles to Super Bowl LV in 2021....more»
NFL adopts expanded instant replay
CHARLOTTE -- Expanded instant replay was approved at the NFL Owners meetings Tuesday with a focus on preventing administrative issues. The changes are not the extensive overhaul of instant replay proposed by the Baltimore Ravens but the expansion of communication to correct mistakes related to the game clock, down and distance and penalty yardage represent new additions to what the NFL defines as reviewable....more»
Willey ends career with 4th place at State
ULYSSES — Abilene’s Marcus Willey set his goal at finishing in the Top 10 of the State of Kansas and he more than accomplished that Monday with a fourth place finish at the Class 4A State Golf Tournament played in Ulysses....more»
Chapman archers compete at Nationals
On May 12-14, the Chapman Middle School Archery Team under the direction of Mr. Andy Fewin made their 2nd consecutive trip to Louisville, KY for the NASP National Tournament....more»
Runner ties father's 800M schrool record
Knowing his father had set the Abilene High School record in the 800M, Andrew Schwarting has been training and running with the thought to eclipse his dad’s mark during his school career....more»
Perez goes 5-for-5 as Royals rout Twins
MINNEAPOLIS -- Even a lengthy rain delay couldn't slow down the red-hot bat of Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez. Perez had a career-high five hits in leading the Royals to a 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night at soggy Target Field....more»

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