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Kansas opts to run first, pass second

LAWRENCE (AP) - The offensive scheme that Kansas put in place last Saturday night against McNeese State seemed like that of a high school team: Run early and often, and occasionally chuck it deep.

September 08, 2011 | | AP Sports


Cassel expects to start Sunday against Buffalo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Matt Cassel cracked a smile, and then promptly cracked a joke.

September 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Texas A&M move to SEC held up by legal threat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference cleared the way for Texas A&M to join its ranks - with a wrinkle.

September 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Royals RF Francoeur throws out runner at first base

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jeff Francoeur already was known for his strong arm. He has more assists than any other outfielder in the majors since he broke in six years ago.

September 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Kansas State grateful for early bye after ugly start

Two straight losses is no way to start a season for a coach whose job status was already shaky.

September 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Bulldogs gearing up for Gamecocks

Two straight losses is no way to start a season for a coach whose job status was already shaky.

September 07, 2011 | BY RALPH D. RUSSO AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Moscoso loses no-hitter vs. KC in eighth inning

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Guillermo Moscoso had no intention of giving up the ball easily. Oakland manager Bob Melvin had to wrestle it from him with two outs in the ninth inning.

September 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


NFL PICKS

The NFL looks for the biggest extravaganza it can find for its kickoff game. It found a doozy for Thursday night: New Orleans at Green Bay. Kickoff is set for 7:30 on NBC.

September 07, 2011 | BY BARRY WILNER AP Football Writer | AP Sports


LIKE FATHER, LIKE TWIN SONS

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Rob Ryan expected to be an NFL head coach by now, just like his twin brother Rex and their father Buddy before them.

September 07, 2011 | | AP Sports


Banged-up Chiefs getting prepared for Bills

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Pro Bowl quarterback Matt Cassel is banged up. Tight end Tony Moeaki is done for the year, and nobody knows when wide receiver Jonathan Baldwin will be back from a thumb injury. The offensive line is at turns old, inexperienced and lacking any depth.

September 06, 2011 | | AP Sports


TIGERS MAKE STATEMENT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The point made by big LSU defensive end Sam Montgomery is really hard to dispute right now.

September 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


Hall of Fame defensive end Lee Roy Selmon dies

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Lee Roy Selmon, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Hall of Fame defensive end who teamed with his brothers to create a dominant defensive front and helped lead Oklahoma to consecutive national championships, died Sunday - two days after being hospitalized for a stroke. He was 56.

September 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


Georgia loses game at home, key defensive player

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia not only lost the game. The No. 19 Bulldogs also will be without a key defensive player for at least a month.

September 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


No. 8 Texas A&M ignores SEC questions, routs SMU

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M couldn't wait to get on the field and shift attention away from leaving the Big 12 and onto what could be the No. 8 Aggies' best team in more than a decade.

September 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


WVU beats Marshall in storm-shortened opener

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) - Geno Smith threw two first-half touchdown passes, Tavon Austin returned a kickoff for a score and No. 24 West Virginia beat Marshall 34-13 on Sunday night in a game that was stopped early in the fourth quarter because of lightning.

September 05, 2011 | | AP Sports


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Royals, Yanks honor Negro Leagues, Banks

KANSAS CITY -- As far as the Royals are concerned, they'd like to wear the throwback uniforms all the time if it leads to wins like Sunday's 6-0 victory against the Yankees.

May 18, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Volquez cruises as Royals blank Yankees

KANSAS CITY -- Right-hander Edinson Volquez tossed seven shutout innings and Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs as the Royals stymied the Yankees, 6-0, on Sunday, taking two of three in the series at Kauffman Stadium.

May 18, 2015 | Bryan Hoch/MLB.com | AP Sports


Irving rests sore knee, foot as Cavaliers gear up for Hawks

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has stayed off the practice court to rest his injured knee as the Cavaliers began preparing for the Eastern Conference finals against Atlanta.

May 16, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


AP Source: NFL plans to change football handling guidelines

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press the NFL plans to change guidelines regarding the way footballs are handled before games.

May 16, 2015 | ROB MAADDI, AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Cain, Moose power Royals past Yankees

KANSAS CITY -- Lorenzo Cain drove in a career-high five runs, Mike Moustakas had four hits and Chris Young turned in his third straight terrific start as the Royals buried the Yankees, 12-1, on Friday night in front of 34,584 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

May 16, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Cavaliers push through injuries on path to Eastern finals

CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James sat in his usual middle seat at the postgame podium talking about another playoff win, one moving him closer to another NBA championship.

May 15, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Division leaders cross paths as Yanks, Royals clash

The Yankees and Royals meet in a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium this weekend that will have some nostalgia to it.

May 15, 2015 | TODD WILLS/Special to MLB.com | AP Sports


Jury orders death for the Boston Marathon bomber

BOSTON (AP) - A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother.

May 15, 2015 | | AP Sports


Warriors whip Grizzlies 98-78, take 3-2 series lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Down and out just days earlier, the Golden State Warriors suddenly look alive and well again.

May 14, 2015 | ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Horford’s late follow gives Hawks 82-81 win over Wizards

ATLANTA (AP) - With their magical season on the brink, the Atlanta Hawks needed someone to come up big.

May 14, 2015 | PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Detwiler aims for first win vs. unfamiliar foe in Royals

The Royals and Rangers conclude a four-game series today as Jeremy Guthrie pitches against Ross Detwiler at Globe Life Park.

May 14, 2015 | CODY STAVENHAGEN/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals ace allows career-high 10 hits, takes 3rd straight loss

ARLINGTON- Royals starter Yordano Ventura had a learning moment in the bottom of the first in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Rangers.

May 14, 2015 | TODD WILLS/Special to MLB.com | AP Sports


K-State mourns the passing of Bill Guthridge

MANHATTAN, Kan.- Former Kansas State basketball player and assistant coach Bill Guthridge passed away on Tuesday night at the age of 77 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

May 13, 2015 | KSU sports information | AP Sports


Houston avoids elimination with 124-103 win over Clippers

HOUSTON (AP) - James Harden received an IV Tuesday afternoon, his answers to postgame questions were peppered with coughs and he sniffled repeatedly between queries.

May 13, 2015 | KRISTIE RIEKEN, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


LeBron scores 38, Cavs down Bulls 106-101 in heated Game 5

CLEVELAND (AP) - With the "Big 3" reduced to the "Banged-Up 2," LeBron James again showed why he's Cleveland's one and only.

May 13, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


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