• Gordon's sac fly in 9th gives Royals 4-3 win over Tigers

    Brandon Moss doubled off the wall in the ninth to score the tying run, and Alex Gordon drove him home with a sacrifice fly to bail out closer Kelvin Herrera and give the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Moss homered in the third inning before coming through against Tigers closer Justin Wilson (3-4) in the ninth -- shortly after Mikie Mahtook's two-run shot off Herrera had given Detroit the lead. 

  • Padgett falls in first round of match play at the U.S. Junior Amateur

    Austin Eckroat, 18, of Edmond, Okla., turned in another bogey-free round Wednesday, advancing to the second round of match play in the 2017 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at the par-71, 7,049-yard Flint Hills National Golf Club. Eckroat, the medalist by two strokes, defeated Skyler Eubank, 17, of Meridian, Idaho, 5 and 3, in the Round of 64. 

  • K-State football takes turn at Big XII media days

    The Kansas State Wildcats took their turn on the podium Tuesday in Frisco, Texas at Big XII media days.

  • Tigers trade away JD Martinez, still pound Royals 9-3

    Nicholas Castellanos homered twice and drove in five runs, Detroit scored five times in the second inning and the Tigers cruised from there to a 9-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

  • Padgett advances to US Junior Amateur match play

    Austin Eckroat, 18, of Edmond, Okla., fired his second consecutive bogey-free 66 Tuesday to earn medalist honors in the 2017 U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at the par-71, 7,049-yard Flint Hills National Golf Club.

  • WSU to play Cal at Maui Invitational

    Wichita State will face off against Cal in the first round of the Maui Invitational.   

  • Zimmermann, home runs send Tigers to 10-2 rout of Royals

    Nicholas Castellanos and Mikie Mahtook went deep, Jordan Zimmermann smothered the Royals with strikes and the Detroit Tigers proceeded to trounce Kansas City 10-2 to open a four-game series Monday night.

  • KU football speaks with media at Big XII Media Days

    Kansas football took their turn speaking with the media in Frisco, Texas on Monday.

  • Padgett plays well in round 1 of USGA Jr-Am

    Maize South graduate Wells Padgett started play in the 70th Junior Amateur Championship at Flint Hills National Golf Club on Monday with a 4-under-par, good enough for a tie for fifth place.

  • Former KU star Pierce to retire as a Celtic

       The Celtics announced Monday that they have signed Paul Pierce to a contract so the 10-time All-Star can retire with the team he spent his best 15 seasons in the NBA with.

  • Wins for Kansas: Laurie Bell Memorial Golf Tournament

    Bell came up with an idea to raise money for Newman University athletics.

  • Wingnuts take series, drop game 3 to Canaries

    The Wingnuts wrapped their series with Sioux Falls on Sunday with a 1-0 loss.

  • Choo loses fly in sun with 2 out in 9th, KC shades Texas 4-3

    Texas right fielder Shin-Soo Choo lost Lorenzo Cain's routine fly in the sun, and the ball glanced off his glove for an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the Kansas City Royals over the Texas Rangers 4-3 Sunday.

  • FC Wichita wins Heartland Conference title

    FC Wichita are Heartland Conference champions for the second time in three seasons after a 5-1 victory over Tulsa Athletic Saturday night.

  • Choo drives in go-ahead run in 8th as Texas beats Royals 1-0

    Shin-Soo Choo flared a lazy fly ball down the left-field line with one out in the ninth inning, driving in the only run off Danny Duffy and giving the Texas Rangers a 1-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night.

  • Young takes gold at World Championships

    Deja Young wins 200m gold at World Championships in London.

  • Beltre, Napoli homer as Rangers rally to 5-3 win over Royals

    Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Mike Napoli had a go-ahead two-run shot and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Friday night. Martin Perez (5-6) allowed eight hits and a walk over seven innings, but kept all that traffic to just three runs. 

  • Beltre, Napoli homer as Rangers rally to 5-3 win over Royals

    Adrian Beltre hit a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Mike Napoli had a go-ahead two-run shot and the Texas Rangers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Friday night.

  • Morning practice helps high school athletes beat the summer heat

    Wichita North High School is trying to beat the heat with morning football practices.

  • KSU football player tells ESPN he's a gay man

     Asked to divulge a personal secret during an offseason team-building exercise last year, Kansas State offensive tackle Scott Frantz told his Wildcats teammates that he is gay.

  • KSU 3rd, KU 10th in Big 12 football poll

    Oklahoma has been chosen to finish at the top of the standings for the second consecutive year in the Big 12 football preseason poll

  • FC Wichita rallies to win Heartland Conference semifinal

    FC Wichita survived and advanced on Wednesday night beating Dallas City FC 3-2 in their Heartland Conference semifinal. Despite trailing the game 2-1 at half, FC Wichita rallied with a goal in the 86' to take the lead once and for all. Next up, the Heartland Conference championship game against Tulsa this Saturday at 7:15 p.m. at Stryker.
  • KU's Armstrong tabbed preseason Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year

    Oklahoma senior quarterback Baker Mayfield and Kansas junior defensive end Dorance Armstrong Jr. have been named the preseason Big 12 players of the year. The Big 12 preseason honors released Wednesday were selected by media who cover the 10-team league. 

  • PGA Tour the goal for local caddie/golfer duo

    Maize South High School graduates Wells Padgett and Cale Bontrager became friends all the way back in the fourth grade.  Padgett, who is going to play golf at Auburn this upcoming school year, started to blossom as a golfer before he became a teenager. That's when Bontrager started caddying for his classmate.

  • Wingnuts fall to Railcats 5-2 in series opener

    The Wingnuts dropped a rare home opener on Tuesday to the Gary South Shore Railcats.

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    REPORT: Ron Baker's two-year deal with Knicks worth $8.9 million

    According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Ron Baker's new two-year agreement with the New York Knicks is worth $8.9 million.

  • Chaparral football mourns loss of teammate

    Chaparral football and the community of Anthony are mourning the loss of high school junior Tanner Asper, who died in a vehicle accident late Sunday night.

  • Chiefs hire Veach as general manager

    Brett Veach has been named the seventh general manager in Chiefs franchise history, the club announced on Monday. This will be his first season as an NFL general manager and his eleventh year in the league. 

  • Kershaw tosses 6-hitter, Dodgers beat Royals 5-2 for sweep

    Clayton Kershaw tossed a six-hitter to become the majors' first 14-game winner, Justin Turner homered twice, and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Sunday to complete their major league-best 10th sweep and sixth straight victory.

  • Sixers No. 1 overall pick Fultz injures left ankle

    No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz needed to be helped off the court with an injury to his left foot in the Philadelphia 76ers' summer league game Saturday night against Golden State.

  • FC Wichita wins Heartland Conference title

    FC Wichita won their second regular season title in three years as they wrapped up the 2017 regular season on Saturday.

  • Dodgers beat Royals 5-4 for 60th win before All-Star break

    All-Star rookie Cody Bellinger drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the winning run in the 10th inning and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory.

  • Andover's Herrs to walk on at WSU

    Andover high school graduate Jacob Herrs announced via his Twitter Friday that he will walk on at Wichita State for the 2017-18 season.

  • Philadelphia tie Sporting KC 1-1

    Sporting leads the Western Conference by one point over Dallas, and is undefeated in six games.

  • WSU's Bryan falls in doubles semifinal at the Wichita Tennis Open

    Wichita State head men's tennis coach Danny Bryan and his partner Zeke Clark fell in the semifinals at the Wichita Tennis Open on Thursday.

  • 49er defensive back Zach Franklin presents Darren Thomas with autographed football

    San Francisco 49ers defensive back Zach Franklin had a special gift for Shocker superfan Darren Thomas. The undrafted rookie out of Washburn presented Thomas with an autographed football in front of the 6th grade Bulldogs football team at McAdams Park. 

  • Chiefs sign veteran linebacker Josh Mauga to contract

    The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran linebacker Josh Mauga, who missed all of last season with a hip injury, and former Seattle safety Steven Terrell on Thursday. 

  • Moose headed to the All-Star Game

    Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner and Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas have been elected to the All-Star Game in online voting for the final initial roster spots. Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was second in the NL vote, leaving Cubs reliever Wade Davis as the sole representative of the World Series champions at Tuesday's game in Miami. Davis did not join the Cubs until the offseason, after Chicago's first World Series title since 1908. The last World Series ch...

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    Shocker baseball hires Esposito as an assistant coach

    Wichita State has hired former South Carolina assistant Sammy Esposito as an assistant baseball coach, WSU confirms.  Esposito worked on the Gamecocks staff since 2007 and has been a part of eight NCAA regional teams including their two national championship squads in 2010 and 2011.  

  • Perez homers in 10th to give Royals 9-6 win over Mariners

    The Royals are now only a half-game behind first-place Cleveland.

  • FC Wichita beats Sporting KC's U-23 club 4-2

    FC Wichita took down Sporting KC's U-23 club on Wednesday night 4-2 at the Stryker Complex. They will be back in action in their final league game on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. here in Wichita. 
  • WSU head men's tennis coach advances in Wichita Tennis Open

    Wichita State's head men's tennis coach Danny Bryan is still alive at the Wichita Tennis Open. He and his doubles partner, Zeke Clark, advanced to the semifinals with a 6-3, 6-7. 10-7 win on Wednesday afternoon.  

  • Royals keep rolling as Kansas City knocks off Seattle 7-3

    Whit Merrifield hit the first pitch of the game from Felix Hernandez for his seventh home run, Mike Moustakas added his 24th homer of the season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 on Tuesday for their fifth win in six games.

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    Kennedy wins 3rd straight as Royals beat Mariners 3-1

    Kansas City remains tied for second place, now 2 1/2 games behind idle Cleveland.

  • Suns sign top pick Jackson, guard Mike James

    The Phoenix Suns have signed top draft pick Josh Jackson to a four-year deal that includes two one-year team options. Phoenix also signed guard Mike James, an NBA rookie who played five professional seasons in Europe, on Monday.

  • Royals' Perez, Vargas named to MLB All-Star game

    Royals pitcher Jason Vargas and catcher Salvador Perez have been named to the 2017 MLB All-Star roster for the American League.

  • Escobar, Royals remain hot, beat Twins 6-2

    Alcides Escobar had two hits and two RBIs and Scott Alexander picked up his first major league victory as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 on Sunday.

  • Sano's 3-run homer lifts Twins to 10-5 victory and split

    Miguel Sano belted a three-run homer, Felix Jorge pitched five-plus solid innings to win his major league debut and the Minnesota Twins held off the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Saturday night for a split of a doubleheader.

  • Wichita State become official member of AAC

    Saturday marked the first official day for Wichita State in the American Athletic Conference. The school publicly announced its plans to change conferences on April 7th with the move becoming official July 1st.

  • Royals rally with 4 homers to beat Twins 11-6

    Mike Moustakas hit his 22nd home run and Alex Gordon connected for a three-run shot as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a four-run deficit to defeat the Minnesota Twins 11-6 in the opener of a day-night doubleheader Saturday.

  • Wichita's Nguyen an MMA star on the rise

    Wichita native Steven Nguyen has worked all his life for his most recent accomplishment. The first ever Featherweight title in Wichita's Evolution Fighting Championship.

  • Vargas earns 12th win in Royals' 8-1 victory over Twins

    Jason Vargas picked up his American League-leading 12th victory, Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 8-1 on Friday night. 

  • ORU's Whatley wins Johnny Bench Award

    Oral Roberts junior Matt Whatley is the winner of the 2017 Johnny Bench Award, given each year to college baseball's top catcher. Johnny Bench himself was there to hand out the hardware at the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission's annual banquet on Thursday night. 

  • Winners at the 20th Greater Wichita Sports Banquet

    The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission handed out their annual awards for the 20th straight year at their banquet. 

  • Fulmer outstanding in Detroit's 7-3 win over Royals

    Michael Fulmer came within one out of a shutout, and the Detroit Tigers hit three home runs in a 7-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. Justin Upton, Ian Kinsler and Andrew Romine went deep for the Tigers. 

  • Ron Baker takes a shot in the New York Knicks' preseason game at Brooklyn Oct. 20.

    Report: Knicks expected to extend qualifying offer to Baker

    The New York Knicks are expected to extend a qualifying offer to Ron Baker, according to ESPN's Ian Begley. The move would make the former Wichita State guard a restricted free agent. That means the Knicks would be able to match any offer sheet he signs in free agency. 

  • State volleyball tournament results

    Tournaments underway across Kansas

  • 1st & 10 Football Preview: Northwest Grizzlies

    The Northwest Grizzlies are returning plenty of fire power from their ten win season a year ago. 

  • 1st & 10 Football Preview: Heights Falcons

    The Heights Falcons are hoping to build on their 7-4 run to sectionals last year, but will have to do so with plenty of youth. 

  • 1st & 10 Football Preview: South Titans

    The South Titans turned several heads last season and are poised to do the same in 2016. They are senior heavy this season bringing back star defensive end Tyrekus Birch, who registered 16 sacks last season.

  • 1st & 10 Football Preview: Garden City Buffaloes

    Twenty-eight seniors for Garden City head coach Brian Hill. The largest group of upperclassmen he's had in his seven years in charge of the Buffaloes. Last season the herd stampeded their way to seven straight wins before falling in their final two and missing out on the playoffs. 

  • Kain's four hits not enough to save Wingnuts in opener

    Harrison Kain went 4-for-4 but it was not enough for the Wichita Wingnuts as they dropped their 2016 opener to the Lincoln Saltdogs 6-1 Thursday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. After each starting pitcher retired the side in order in the first, Lincoln (1-0) opened the scoring in the second. Three singles loaded the bases with one out for Pat McKenna who lined a single to center field. The ball went past Wichita’s center fielder Kain, clearing the bases on the play and puttin...
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