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CHALLENGING SCHEDULE

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs made significant progress in Year 2 of the Scott Pioli and Todd Haley regime. A middling franchise that won just two games two years previously came from nowhere to finish 10-6, win the AFC West and reach the playoffs for the first time since 2006.

August 23, 2011 | BY DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Summitt has early onset dementia

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Pat Summitt struggled for several months with how to tell the women's basketball players at Tennessee, recruits and fans that she was having memory loss problems.

August 23, 2011 | | AP Sports


Kansas QB Berglund no longer practicing with team

LAWRENCE (AP) - Highly touted freshman quarterback Brock Berglund will not practice with Kansas this season, even though coach Turner Gill said he remains a part of the program.

August 23, 2011 | | AP Sports


Chiefs-Rams game to benefit Joplin recovery

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs and St. Louis Rams will use Friday night's preseason game at Arrowhead Stadium to benefit the tornado recovery efforts in Joplin, Mo.

August 23, 2011 | | AP Sports


Shalala says 15 Miami athletes being investigated on charges

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) - The probe into Miami athletics is growing, with the university looking into the eligibility of 15 athletes who may have accepted improper benefits from a rogue booster.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Colts’ owner Irsay tweets he’s visiting Favre’s hometown

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay posted on his Twitter account Sunday that he was in Brett Favre's hometown, but the quarterback's agent says he has not heard of any interest from the Colts.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Colts players: Manning won’t be out long

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis Colts take Peyton Manning's injury seriously.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


McCluster returns to backfield after playing in slot in 2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Dexter McCluster is back where he feels most comfortable.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


FAMILY ISSUE

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - On one practice field at the Kansas City Chiefs' training facility Sunday, veteran running back Thomas Jones caught passes out of the backfield along with the rest of the team.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Verlander: First 19-game winner in majors in 2011

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Justin Verlander became the first 19-game winner in the majors, Alex Avila hit his 15th homer and the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Monday night.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Move to SEC could separate Texas A&M from remainder of state

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M always has been in a league with a solid foothold in Texas since joining the Southwest Conference in 1914.

August 22, 2011 | | AP Sports


Ravens score three late TDs to upend Chiefs

BALTIMORE (AP) - The lopsided score suggests the Baltimore Ravens solved some of their glaring offensive issues after a lackluster start to the preseason.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Carolina struggles in No. 1 draft pick Newton’s debut

MIAMI (AP) - Cam Newton lofted a long pass that fell incomplete on the final play of the first half Friday night, and that's the closest he came to reaching the end zone.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Kansas State fans meet Wildcats at annual football kickoff

MANHATTAN - With just two weeks left before the 2011 football season opener, Kansas State fans gathered on the playing field of Bill Snyder Family Stadium to meet their favorite Wildcats as they held their annual Football Kickoff on Saturday.

August 20, 2011 | | AP Sports


Brees: Not in same class as Brady, Colts’ Manning

Even with a Super Bowl victory and his name in the NFL record books, Drew Brees struggles to see himself in the same class of quarterback as Tom Brady or Peyton Manning.

August 20, 2011 | BY BRETT MARTEL AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


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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


Holland bounces back after first blown save

ARLINGTON- Royals closer Greg Holland had no idea when he last threw two innings in a game, only that he had just done it in the Royals' 7-6 win in 10 innings against the Rangers on Tuesday night.

May 13, 2015 | TODD WILLS/Special to MLB.com | AP Sports


Cavs and Bulls recovering, Clippers aiming to oust Rockets

There's been former MVP's winning games with dramatic buzzer-beating jumpers. There's been injuries to stars. There's been a coach getting questioned by his own team.

May 12, 2015 | TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


MLB pumps up ball security after Tom Brady flap

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball pumped up security for its game balls this season in the wake of the Tom Brady flap.

May 12, 2015 | BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer | AP Sports


Warriors tie their semifinal at 2-2, rout Grizzlies 101-84

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Steve Kerr challenged his Golden State Warriors to ratchet up the intensity to playoff-level. With MVP Stephen Curry leading the way, they responded and looked like the team that cruised through the regular season.

May 12, 2015 | TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Duffy, Royals stumble in opener with Rangers

ARLINGTON -- Adrian Beltre's 399th career home run and another strong outing from Colby Lewis helped the Rangers open their homestand with a 8-2 victory over the Royals on Monday night at Globe Life Park.

May 12, 2015 | T.R. Sullivan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Clippers rout Rockets 128-95 to take 3-1 series lead

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Houston's strategy of intentionally fouling poor free-throw shooter DeAndre Jordan backfired in a big way.

May 11, 2015 | BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Top seeds in both East, West in trouble trailing semis 2-1

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - First-year coach Steve Kerr knows a crucial moment in the playoffs, so he understands exactly the test his Golden State Warriors face trailing Memphis 2-1 in their Western Conference semifinal.

May 11, 2015 | TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


After delay, Royals down Tigers in 10th

DETROIT- The weekend showdown between the Tigers and Royals lasted into Monday morning before Omar Infante's 10th-inning sacrifice fly decided the rubber match of their three-game set, sending Kansas City to a 2-1 win at Comerica Park.

May 11, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


Austin Rivers propels Clippers past Rockets 124-99

LOS ANGELES (AP) - On the bench watching Austin Rivers run through the Rockets, Chris Paul walked up to Doc Rivers and told him, "This is one time you can be a dad and not just coach."

May 09, 2015 | BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Rose banks in 3 at buzzer to lift Bulls over Cavaliers 99-96

CHICAGO (AP) - Derrick Rose wanted to make one thing clear about his winning 3-pointer. He did not call glass.

May 09, 2015 | ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Price injures hamstring after tripping over bat

DETROIT- A career high in hits allowed wasn't the worst news of the night for Tigers ace David Price, who left Friday's walk-off win over the Royals with a hamstring injury.

May 09, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


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