MANHATTAN - Kansas State is preparing to unveil a new statue of head football coach Bill Snyder at the school's newly renovated stadium.
FARGO, N.D. - North Dakota State returns 18 starters from a team that has won 28 of 30 games the last two years and claimed back-to-back Football Championship Subdivision titles.
Kansas State's probable starting lineup for Friday night's season-opening college football game against North Dakota State:
ATLANTA - Art Monk is best remembered as a star receiver for the Washington Redskins.
Kansas City Chiefs
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The question wasn't even fully asked before Eric Berry shut it down.
MANHATTAN - Jake Waters and Daniel Sams competed throughout spring for the starting quarterback job at Kansas State. They kept competing during the summer, too, and right into fall.
LAWRENCE - It doesn't matter what the weather is like in Kansas. Doesn't matter the time of day, either.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Chiefs parted ways with one of their most polarizing quarterbacks in recent years on Sunday, cutting Ricky Stanzi, a former fifth-round draft pick who never saw the field yet some fans seemed to love.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Jake Waters will be under center when defending Big 12 champion Kansas State opens its season Friday night against defending FCS national champion North Dakota State.
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers spent 25 minutes knocking around Alex Smith.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The wooden desk is covered in paper now, eight months after Andy Reid first slid behind it. Scouting reports and personnel sheets and a thousand other notes, a mess of thoughts and ideas scribbled up and broken down for future consideration.
SEAHAWKS 17, PACKERS 10
DETROIT - Reggie Bush wasn't a factor at all in the running game for the Detroit Lions on Thursday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Quarterback Alex Smith might as well have been playing Paul Newman's part from the seminal 1967 film "Cool Hand Luke" after the Kansas City Chiefs struggled in a preseason loss to San Francisco.