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Chiefs sign QB Pryor to 1-year deal

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs signed Terrelle Pryor to a one-year deal Wednesday to provide competition at the backup quarterback spot,

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


KSU’s Foster earning way back to starting

MANHATTAN (AP) - A couple of years ago, Kansas State coach Bruce Weber headed to Texas on a scouting trip to see Marcus Foster. He was playing in an AAU tournament, but his team was so laden with talent that Foster barely got into the games.

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


5-star prospect picks Kansas — after first saying Kentucky

LAWRENCE (AP) - Ohio power forward Carlton Bragg, one of the nation's top basketball prospects, is headed to Kansas - much to the chagrin of those in Kentucky.

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


AP Source: K-State’s Snyder voted into college Hall of Fame

MANHATTAN (AP) - Kansas State coach Bill Snyder has been voted into the College Football Hall of Fame, a person familiar with the results told The Associated Press on Thursday.

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


Why ‘all-star’ officiating crews in NFL playoffs?

A flag flies. Dallas fans groan. Detroit fans rejoice.

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


Florida State’s Quarterback Winston will enter NFL draft

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has decided to enter the NFL draft. He announced his decision on the same day the woman who accused him of sexual assault filed a lawsuit against the school's board of trustees.

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


Bowl ratings up, attendance down in year one of playoff era

The new playoff era is drawing lots of college football fans to bowl game broadcasts. But it isn't necessarily bringing more fans into stadium seats.

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


CLOSE CALL

WACO, Texas (AP) - Wayne Selden made three consecutive baskets when No. 12 Kansas needed them most, and the Jayhawks held on for a 56-55 victory over No. 21 Baylor on Wednesday night to win their 24th consecutive conference opener.

January 08, 2015 | | AP Sports


Johnson, Martinez, lead HOF class

NEW YORK (AP) - Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz, a trio of star pitchers who dominated in an era of offense, were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday along with Craig Biggio, the first time since 1955 writers selected four players in one year.

January 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


KU aims sights on another Big 12 title

LAWRENCE (AP) - There is a floor-to-ceiling graphic pasted onto the wall outside the Kansas locker room, just beyond the tunnel leading to the hallowed floor of Allen Fieldhouse.

January 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


Colts pull away from Bengals for 26-10 victory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - When Andrew Luck was under pressure Sunday, he stood tall and maintained his poise.

January 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Mason, Selden lead No. 13 KU past UNLV

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - The guy on the Kansas roster that UNLV coach Dave Rice placed at the top of the scouting report wasn't one of the Jayhawks' five-star prospects or McDonald's All-Americans. It was Frank Mason, their relatively unheralded 5-foot-11 point guard.

January 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


No. 16 Wichita State beats Illinois State 70-62

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - No. 16 Wichita State's veterans made the big plays again. Ron Baker scored 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting, and the Shockers held off Illinois State 70-62 on Sunday. Baker dished out a timely assist, Fred VanVleet hit some clutch shots, and Tekele Cotton converted another highlight-reel alley-oop as Wichita State won its 20th straight game over a Missouri Valley Conference foe. The Shockers (12-2, 2-0) have also won 24 in a row at Koch Arena, the fifth-longest active streak in the country. "Those are good basketball players," Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall said. "They've won ...

January 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Longtime ESPN sportscaster Scott dies at 49

Stuart Scott was in his element, working a "Monday Night Football" game, when he was forced to leave for an appendix operation.

January 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Newton, defense lead Panthers past Cards in wildcard round

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Cam Newton finally has his first playoff victory - with a big assist from his defense.

January 03, 2015 | | AP Sports


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Connecticut, Notre Dame in NCAA title game-again

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - All season it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Connecticut would play for another women's national championship. It wasn't as clear cut for Huskies nemesis Notre Dame.

April 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


Rick Barnes says he wanted to stay as Texas coach

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - An emotional Rick Barnes fought back tears in saying goodbye to Texas after 17 years last Sunday, insisting he's grateful for his time with Longhorns and isn't bitter about being fired.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Oklahoma State AD supports hoops coach Travis Ford

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder still has high hopes for Travis Ford as Oklahoma State's basketball coach.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


K-State president defends NCAA involvement in academics

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Kansas State University President Kirk Schulz defended the NCAA's role in policing academics and says there's no need for more involvement.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Twins pitcher Santana banned 80 games for positive drug test

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - The Minnesota Twins spent $55 million on Ervin Santana to bring some much-needed talent and experience to their beleaguered starting rotation.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Tiger Woods to return at the Masters

Tiger Woods ended all that speculation about his game by letting everyone see for themselves.

April 04, 2015 | DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer | AP Sports


Josh Hamilton won’t be disciplined by MLB; Angels surprised

NEW YORK (AP) - Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving cocaine and alcohol. Team officials responded by saying they were surprised and disappointed.

April 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


LeBron on calling plays: ‘I do it every game’

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - LeBron James is like an NFL quarterback on the floor - with the ball, in control.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Judge won’t stop Wrigley Field video board blocking rooftops

CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago Cubs don't have to stop construction on a Wrigley Field video board that will block game views of adjacent rooftop clubs in the urban neighborhood, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Wichita State reaches new contract agreement with Marshall

Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall has grown accustomed to hearing lucrative offers from big-name schools trying to lure him away. It's become as much a part of March as the NCAA Tournament.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Final Four teams have 4 different sets of drug-testing rules

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Four teams, four drug-testing policies.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


Smart leaving VCU for Texas

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Shaka Smart is leaving Virginia Commonwealth to coach the Texas Longhorns.

April 02, 2015 | | AP Sports


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