LAWRENCE - The gentleman dressed in the finely tailored suit, sitting among the teeming throng of Kansas fans inside Allen Fieldhouse, had never seen a real basketball game in person.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs only intend to lose to the Denver Broncos once, and that thought goes beyond the rematch between AFC West rivals in two weeks at Arrowhead Stadium.
MANHATTAN - Kansas State had been in this situation before, clinging to a lead late in the game, the defense forced to hold on for dear life while an opponent tried to get into position for the winning points.
LAWRENCE - Kansas coach Charlie Weis was drenched, as if he'd just jumped in Potter's Lake himself - the pond just up the hill from Memorial Stadium where the goalposts ended up.
Baylor overtook Ohio State in The Associated Press college football poll and Alabama became just the seventh team to hold the No. 1 ranking for 13 straight polls in a season.
BEARS 23, RAVENTS 20, OT CHICAGO - Robbie Gould kicked a 38-yard field goal to lift Chicago past Baltimore in a game delayed about two hours by a torrential downpour. Justin Tucker tied it for the Ravens with a 21-yard field goal at the end of regulation. The big delay came after Tucker kicked a 52-yard field goal with 4:51 remaining in the first quarter. Fans were ordered to take cover. Players headed to the ...
DENVER - Peyton Manning put more hits on the Kansas City Chiefs than they put on him.
DENVER - Peyton Manning walked off the field showing no trace of a limp and hardly a spot of dirt.
MANHATTAN - An upcoming trip to the Puerto Rico Tip Off didn't look too good to Bruce Weber after his team's first two games. He wanted to see his team perform from the opening tip and that's exactly what came to be in its third game of the season.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It's not in Alex Smith's competitive nature to sit on the ball.
BULLS 110, PACERS 94 CHICAGO - Luol Deng scored 23 points, Derrick Rose added 20 points and the Chicago Bulls knocked off the NBA's last unbeaten team with a 110-94 win over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Taj Gibson had 15 points and eight rebounds for Chicago, which won its fourth straight game behind 11-of-19 shooting from 3-point range. Rose was 6 for 11 from beyond the arc in 30 minutes after ...
MANHATTAN - Kansas State's Jack Cantele had never tried a game-winning field goal, not as a kid growing up in Wichita or as the star kicker at Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School.
LAWRENCE - James Sims rushed for 211 yards and three touchdowns and Kansas snapped a 27-game Big 12 losing streak Saturday with a 31-19 victory over West Virginia.
AUBURN, Ala. - Ricardo Louis scored on a deflected 73-yard pass on fourth and 18 with 25 seconds left to lift No. 7 Auburn to a stunning 43-38 victory over No. 25 Georgia on Saturday night.
NO. 10 OHIO STATE 52, NO. 17 MARQUETTE 35 MILWAUKEE - Shannon Scott and Sam Thompson scored 13 points apiece, helping No. 10 Ohio State pull away from cold-shooting No. 17 Marquette for a 52-35 win Saturday. Aaron Craft added 10 points for the Buckeyes (3-0), who ended the Golden Eagles' 27-game home winning streak, second-longest in the nation. Ohio State slowly grabbed control with a 12-4 run to open the second half, ...
MAGIC 109, HAWKS 92
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The impenetrable wall that was the Kansas City defense was breached by the Denver Broncos two weeks ago, when Peyton Manning and his cohorts ran up and down the field in a 27-17 victory.
LAWRENCE - For the second straight season, Kansas coach Charlie Weis has taken the reins from a highly-touted transfer quarterback and handed them to an unproven but more mobile signal-caller.