HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun compares himself to an old car - once shiny, new and well-liked by everyone, he's had his share of dings to his reputation during the later part of his 39-year coaching career.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - With possible NCAA sanctions looming, Tennessee officials are confident new men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin will win "the right way."
NEW YORK (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 39 points, his best effort since coming to New York, and the Knicks pulled out a 113-106 overtime victory over the Orlando Magic on Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak. Hours after saying the game was "almost a must win" for the Knicks, Anthony added 10 rebounds, and the Knicks got some help when Dwight Howard fouled out in the extra session, then picked up ...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Kimberly Bell, her voice cracking, looked out at the court room and talked about the final stretch of her nine-year relationship with Barry Bonds.
EVERETT, Mass. (AP) - Brian McNamee says players like Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens wouldn't allow someone to put something in their bodies without asking what it is.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Matt Cain walked off the mound to a standing ovation from an adoring crowd that hasn't seen the San Francisco Giants play at home since their improbable World Series run last fall.
Dear Editor, Mike Allison has served our community as an excellent mayor, and will continue to do so. He is fair, honest, and works for everybody in our city, regardless of the age group. Mike is committed to this community and is willing to see that our citizens are taken care of. He is available to answer questions, complaints, or suggestions from all of us. Please vote for Mike and we will see our community ...
When longtime Orange County, Calif., inmate Malcolm King demanded kosher meals and double helpings, jailers resisted, and King went to court.
HOLLYWOOD - God bless America, and how's everybody? Reagan National Airport's control tower went silent Thursday after an air traffic controller fell asleep in the tower. The pilots were on their own. All they had for guidance was President Obama's statement that we must protect the civilians in Libya. Hillary Clinton announced on television Thursday that the U.S. would cede authority in Libya to NATO after U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice demanded that Moammar Khadaffi step ...
Dear Editor, It's time to reveal the truth of who I really am. In November of 1992 I was called to duty by the King of my kingdom. I was instructed to go behind enemy lines and begin a rebellion. This rebellion would be against the religious, governmental, and social structures in the area of my deployment. My duty was to make people aware of my King and His Kingdom. After making people aware of ...
Dear Editor, I am writing to ask that you give Mike Allison your support for mayor. Throughout his tenure as our mayor, Mike has demonstrated leadership qualities that have proven beneficent to our community. Mike has been a tireless ambassador in helping recruit new businesses to Great Bend. His efforts have dramatically changed our business landscape. Great Bend has become home for several new businesses, and has seen expansion of some of our established businesses ...
GBHS athletics postponements The Great Bend High School junior varsity boys golf meet at home and the GBHS boys tennis matches at McPherson, which were scheduled for Monday, have been rescheduled for Friday at 3 p.m. The GBHS junior varsity track meet at Larned today has been moved to Tuesday, April 26. Youth track club starting up The Central Kansas Cruisers Track Club is beginning practice on Monday, April 4, at Ellinwood High School. ...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Our time. Right now. That is the rallying cry Virginia Commonwealth University has adopted during its basketball team's improbable nothing-to-lose, everything-to-gain run to the Final Four. The Rams are having blast and their confidence is growing with each win. "It comes from our personalities and coach (Shaka) Smart," forward Bradford Burgess said. "He wants us to be out there loose and confident and aggressive. We're out there playing with nothing to ...
Seniors dominated The Associated Press All-America team for the first time in five years.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - When it comes to soccer, Chad Ochocinco looks like a football player.
Okay, you all know the tune to "Do You Know The Way To San Jose," so sing along with me. Do you know the way to Tallahassee? You can also substitute Lexington or Chapel Hill as the destination. A funny thing happened on the way to those places Tuesday. Andrew Wiggins took a left turn on the experts and declared his song would sing, "I Know The Way To Lawrence."
NEW YORK - Raul Ibanez again treated Yankee Stadium as his personal playground, hitting a grand slam and two-run homer Wednesday night to help the Seattle Mariners rout New York 12-2.
HUGOTON - The Larned High School Indians had their season close in a Class 4A regional baseball tournament on Wednesday afternoon.
ULYSSES - Things just wouldn't go right at the plate for the Hoisington High School softball team on Wednesday afternoon.
MIAMI (AP) - A fast start and faster finish were enough to send the Miami Heat back to the Eastern Conference finals.
ODIN - Mathias "Matt" Boor, 94, died May 15, 2013 at Great Bend Health and Rehabilitation Center.
ROCKPORT, Texas - Ralph Marion Winkelman, 94, died on May 9. He was born on Feb. 27, 1919. In 1938, he graduated from Chase High School. He entered the United States Army during World War II and served with the 13th Airborne Division in France, Belgium, Ireland and Scotland. After the war he worked for Kaw Pipeline in Kansas and in 1963, transferred to Houston and worked for the pipeline division of Texaco.
Barton Community College freshman Aaron Gile was recently named to the All-Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Western Division honorable mention baseball team.
CHICAGO - LeBron James and the Miami Heat didn't even give the Chicago Bulls room to breathe, practically squeezing the playoff life out of them to take a commanding lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal.
INDIANAPOLIS - George Hill scored 26 points and Paul George had 18 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists, leading the Indiana Pacers past the New York Knicks, 93-82 and to within one win of their first conference finals appearance since 2004.
Wow. Talk about a cheap trick.
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