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Jayhawks content with state of stadium

LAWRENCE (AP) - University of Kansas athletic officials would like nothing better to enhance Memorial Stadium where the Jayhawks play football, but they also say they realize what they have now isn't that bad.

July 14, 2012 | | AP Sports


Teammates expected to challenge Phelps, Bolt

LONDON - Michael Phelps, in the pool, raising a fist. Usain Bolt, on the track, slapping his chest.

July 14, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Langer leads US Senior Open

LAKE ORION, Mich. (AP) - Fred Couples joked that someone will have to close with a 60 to catch Bernhard Langer at the U.S. Senior Open.

July 14, 2012 | | AP Sports


Greipel wins 13th stage

LE CAP D'AGDE, France (AP) - Andre Greipel of Germany led a photo-finish sprint to win the 13th stage of the Tour de France on Saturday, while Britain's Bradley Wiggins retained the overall leader's yellow jersey as the race headed south to the Mediterranean.

July 14, 2012 | | AP Sports


Escobar’s blasts lead Royals over White Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alcides Escobar has been dutifully going to the gym every week, and not just going through the motions. The Royals shortstop has been putting in some work, and truly believes that he's becoming a stronger all-around player.

July 14, 2012 | | AP Sports


Larkin, Santo headline Hall of Fame inductees

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - Barry Larkin almost seemed wistful as his mind traveled back through time.

July 14, 2012 | | AP Sports


Griffin officially withdraws from Olympic team because of knee injury

WASHINGTON (AP) - Blake Griffin has officially withdrawn from the Olympics and Anthony Davis has been added to the U.S. basketball team's roster.

July 13, 2012 | | AP Sports


Brees agrees to five-year, $100M contract

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees has agreed to a five-year, $100 million contract with the New Orleans Saints, with $60 million guaranteed, said a person familiar with the deal.

July 13, 2012 | | AP Sports


USA women's basketball team seeking fifth straight gold medal

The United States women's basketball team dominated the Beijing Games, winning by close to 38 points per game while cruising to the gold medal.

July 13, 2012 | | AP Sports


With Griffin out, Davis gets his shot

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Anthony Davis was seated on the court, the best players in the world towering above him.

July 13, 2012 | | AP Sports


Police officer under investigation for racial slur directed to Boston's Crawford

LEOMINSTER, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts police officer is under investigation by his own department after allegations surfaced that he directed a racial slur at Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Crawford last week.

July 13, 2012 | | AP Sports


Not enough evidence to arrest Giants' Sandoval, according to investigators

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Investigators say there is not enough evidence to arrest San Francisco Giants slugger Pablo Sandoval for an alleged sexual assault at a hotel near Santa Cruz.

July 12, 2012 | | AP Sports


Penn State probe accuses Paterno of cover-up

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Joe Paterno and other top Penn State officials buried child sexual abuse allegations against Jerry Sandusky more than a decade ago to avoid bad publicity, according to a scathing report Thursday that exposed a powerful "culture of reverence" for the football program and portrayed the Hall of Fame coach as more deeply involved in the scandal than previously thought.

July 12, 2012 | | AP Sports


Research murky on danger of Asian carp invasion in Illinois River

HAVANA, Ill. (AP) - As scientists aboard a research boat activate an electric current, the calm Illinois River transforms into a roiling, silvery mass. Asian carp by the dozen hurtle from the water as if shot from a gun, soaring in graceful arcs before plunging beneath the surface with splashes resembling tiny geysers.

July 12, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Wisconsin congressman equates anti-doping charges against Armstrong to conspiracy theory

AUSTIN, Texas - In a letter to federal authorities, a Wisconsin congressman equates the anti-doping charges against Lance Armstrong to a conspiracy theory and calls the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency's authority over the seven-time Tour de France winner "strained at best."

July 12, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


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Kansas turns to zone, beats Georgia 65-54 to win CBE Classic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Frank Mason III and Josh Jackson took it as a shot to their pride.

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Coach Strong says he wants to stay at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas players who packed the room were there to hear their coach speak. Some fought back tears.

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


NCAA: Notre Dame must vacate wins after academic misconduct

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Brian Kelly's worst season at Notre Dame took an embarrassing turn Tuesday as the NCAA announced that academic misconduct orchestrated ...

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Balanced scoring leads K-State past Robert Morris

MANHATTAN (AP) - Dean Wade had a season-high 13 points and DJ Johnson and Barry Brown added 12 points each to help Kansas State beat Robert ...

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


CFP rankings hinge on looming Big 10 matchup

Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson held the top four spots in the College Football Playoff rankings for the second straight week and Washington moved ...

November 23, 2016 | BY RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


Old pals meet when Buccaneers visit Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There is no longer a football team at San Francisco State, the Gators long ago having given up on the pricy ...

November 20, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


No. 1 pick Goff makes Rams debut against hot Dolphins team

Welcome to an NFL huddle, Mr. Goff .

November 20, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Self now winningest coach at The Phog with win over Siena

LAWRENCE(AP) - Whenever Bill Self looks back at the box score from his 207th win at Allen Fieldhouse, one that made him more successful in ...

November 19, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


KU beats Texas for first time since 1938

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Matthew Wyman followed his field goal that forced overtime with a 25-yarder in the extra session Saturday, giving Kansas a stunning 24-21 ...

November 19, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Barnes’ 4 TDs pushes KSU past Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) - Baylor fans have grown accustomed to seeing offensive explosions in recent years, especially since moving into McLane Stadium in 2014.

November 19, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


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