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Royals win for the fans

This win is for those with the Royals tattoos, the royal blue Santa Claus in attendance, the guy dressed as Superman and the countless trucker hats from 1985.

Bowyer names son

Kansas native Clint Bowyer maybe fast in a racecar, but his first child took his time making his first appearance. Bowyer tweeted about noon on Tuesday that he and his wife Lorra were at the…

K-State talks preparing for Texas Tech

Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder talked on Tuesday about how the Wildcats are preparing for their match up on Saturday with Texas Tech. Here is the complete transcript of the press conference:

Chiefs Defense keys Monday night performance

Not to take anything away from a great balanced offensive attack that put up 300+ yards in the 1st half alone, but the defense stole the show Monday night. Tom Brady was not so terrific, and we…

Chiefs dominate Patriots 41-14 on Monday Night Football

Under the bright lights of Monday Night Football the Kansas City Chiefs (2-2) dominated a struggling New England Patriots (2-2) team 41-14.

Chiefs break Seahawks' Guinness noise record

 Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest outdoor venue in sports.
    
After claiming the record last season, and then losing it to the Seattle Seahawks, the fans of the Kansas City Chiefs…

The Backstretch Blog: Smoke without Fire

Tony Stewart is a broken man. I don’t know Tony personally but I have had enough interaction with him over the past 13 years of covering racing to see it in his eyes. When Stewart sat in front…

FHSU Football receives votes in AFCA Division II Top 25 Coaches' Poll

Coming off its 7-6 upset of No. 8 Pittsburg State last weekend, Fort Hays State received 13 votes in the latest Division II Top 25 Coaches' Poll, released Monday (Sept. 29) by the American…

Repaying the gift of life

A bucket list is defined as a number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.

WSU gets three star guard Tyrone Taylor

Three-star point guard Tyrone Taylor made a non-binding commitment to Wichita State after his visit this weekend.

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Kansas fires Charlie Wies

Update: Clint Bowen says he's ready to lead the KU Football Team.  He was announced as interim head football coach following the firing of Charlie Weis.

Gordon wins Dover as round two of the Chase is set for Kansas

A NASCAR heads here to Kansas this week the Chase for the Championship field is whittled down from 16 to 12.

Royals fall in regular season finale

Kansas City's chance for the AL Central title was erased by Detroit's victory on Sunday, and the Royals went on to a 6-4 comeback win over Chicago in the final game for retiring White Sox…

Race Day: AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway

Sixteen drivers become 12 on Sunday at the final race of the “Contender Round” in the Chase for the Championship.  Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski are already locked in round two of the…

Royals fall 5-4 to White Sox

The White Sox hold on for a 5-4 win over the Royals, keeping KC out of first place in the AL Central.

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Offensive Woes Doom Jayhawks in 23-0 Loss to Texas

Four interceptions and two fourth-down miscues haunted the Kansas football team Saturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium as the Longhorns clipped the Jayhawks, 23-0, to open up Big 12 Conference…

Wildcats smash UTEP, 58-28

Charles Jones ran for three touchdowns, Tyler Lockett returned a punt for another score and No. 25 Kansas State romped to a 58-28 victory over UTEP on Saturday.

FHSU beats Pitt State for the first time since 1978

If the Kansas City Royals postseason drought seemed long, the Fort Hays State football team could on a smaller scale relate. I had been since 1978, 36 years since the Tigers beat Pittsburg…

Hutchinson shake off early turnovers, win 43-26

The KJCCC Game of the Week lived up to it's billing for the majority of the matchup. Dodge City head coach Gary Thomas said his team had to clean up some of their defensive communication if…

Heather's Blog: Growing up Royal

In the summer of 1985, I feel in love. I was 11 years old, living in Kansas City, Missouri. I had never been in love like this. I was a girly, girl. I danced, I modeled, I even took some…

Royals are in!

For the first time since the '85 World Series team, the Kansas City Royals will play in the post season. 29 years have gone by without October baseball.

Harvick wins 7th pole of the season at Dover; Bowyer to start 9th

Right now Kevin Harvick has got to be in seventh heaven. Harvick, who had just six career poles in 13 NASCAR seasons, won his seventh pole of 2014 on Friday at Dover.

Royals 1 game away from making playoffs

Eric Hosmer homered and drove in two runs, Lorenzo Cain had four hits and scored twice, and the Kansas City Royals put themselves on the verge of a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the…

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Chiefs' McKnight ruptures Achilles tendon

Running back Joe McKnight has ruptured his Achilles tendon, becoming the third Chiefs player to sustain the season-ending injury already this season.
    
McKnight sustained the injury in practice…

Family and friends remember boxer killed in accident

In the ring, Tony Losey was a nightmare to deal with, a ruthless body puncher who didn’t waste punches. He had bad intentions, and didn’t care what the cost of victory was or what he had to go…

Wichita Force to play at INTRUST Bank Arena

The newly created Wichita Force football team will play their home games at INTRUST Bank Arena.

Tigers visit to Pitt State a homecoming for Coach Chris Brown

When you look in the history books of one of the most storied Division II football programs in the country, Fort Hays State head coach Chris Brown has his own chapter. During his time at…

The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

It’s Bowyer baby watch 2014! Clint’s wife Lorra is expecting the couple’s first child any day now, so Jeff Burton will be on standby to drive the 15 if at any point this weekend Bowyer has to…

Royals fall in Cleveland

Yan Gomes hit a three-run homer, Michael Brantley got three more hits and the Cleveland Indians stayed in the AL wild-card chase for at least one more day with a 6-4 win over the Kansas City…

Tony Stewart won't face charges

A grand jury in Ontario County, N.Y. has decided not to indict Tony Stewart in the case involving a sprint car accident in which another driver was killed.

Tyler Burns is on a touchdown tear

Football is the ultimate team sport but when a certain player does something spectacular, it’s easy to get caught up on individual statistics. Such is the case for Wichita Trinity Academy’s…

Royals win, magic number drops to 3

Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland's punchless offense for seven innings as the Kansas City Royals kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the AL Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on…

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Tickets for potential tiebreaker available Wednesday

With a tiebreaker scenario in which the Royals host a game to determine the American League Wild Card winners still plausible, the Kansas City Royals have announced that tickets for a potential…

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2015 will bring more change to the NASCAR rules

NASCAR announced its new rules package for the 2015 season, and once again there are some big changes coming to the sport. Among the biggest changes are; a reduction in horse power, the…

Royals top Indians, increase WC lead

Danny Duffy pitched six shutout innings for his first win in more than a month as the Kansas City Royals moved closer to the top of the AL Central and kept some distance over Cleveland in the…

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Indians win suspended game

Scott Atchison struggled but got three outs in the 10th inning as the Cleveland Indians moved within 2½ games of Kansas City in the AL wild-card chase on Monday by completing a 4-3 win over the…

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Shockers recruiting class ranked No. 2 in the nation.

*Information courtesy of Wichita State Athletics 

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Chiefs Roll in Miami, 34-15

Alex Smith shook off five sacks to throw three touchdown passes and help the Kansas City Chiefs earn their first victory by beating the Miami Dolphins 34-15 on Sunday.

Logano wins at New Hampshire

Penske’s pair has punched its ticket to the second round of NASCAR playoffs. Joey Logano won Sunday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and joins his teammate Brad Keselowski in the…

Royals avoid sweep, beat Tigers 5-2

Each win moves the Royals one step closer to the end of their long playoff drought, and Sunday was a big one.

Royals ready for postseason push

After winning their final home game of the regular season, the Kansas City Royals players think taking it one game at a time is overrated.

Race Day: The Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

NASCAR returns to the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday for the second race in the Chase for the Championship. The track is nicknamed the “Magic Mile”, though I’m not sure how ‘magical’ the…

Defense leads FHSU to win over Lindenwood

There’s just one word to describe Fort Hays State’s defense in Saturday night’s game: nasty. In the first half of the game with Lindenwood, when the offense sputtered, the defense was there to…

Jayhawks bounce back with 24-10 win over CMU

Montell Cozart threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Justin McCay to break a fourth-quarter tie, and Kansas pulled away for a 24-10 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday.

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Royals Fall in controversial game

Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead.

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Sprint car driver killed in Wisconsin

Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway.
    
Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to…

Royals get trounced by Tigers

Ian Kinsler hit a two-run homer, everyone in the Detroit starting lineup had a hit by the fourth inning and the Tigers pounded Jason Vargas and the second-place Kansas City Royals 10-1 on…

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Royals comeback, top the A's 9-8 in the 12th

Royals win for the fans

Photos: Royals celebrate first playoff win in...

Bowyer names son

K-State talks preparing for Texas Tech

PHOTO GALLERY: Chiefs vs Patriots on MNF

Chiefs Defense keys Monday night performance

Chiefs dominate Patriots 41-14 on Monday Night...

Chiefs break Seahawks' Guinness noise record

The Backstretch Blog: Smoke without Fire

FHSU Football receives votes in AFCA Division...

Repaying the gift of life

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WSU gets three star guard Tyrone Taylor

Kansas fires Charlie Wies

Gordon wins Dover as round two of the Chase is...

Royals fall in regular season finale

Race Day: AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway

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Royals fall 5-4 to White Sox

Offensive Woes Doom Jayhawks in 23-0 Loss to Texas

Wildcats smash UTEP, 58-28

FHSU beats Pitt State for the first time since...

Hutchinson shake off early turnovers, win 43-26

Heather's Blog: Growing up Royal

Royals are in!

Harvick wins 7th pole of the season at Dover;...

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Royals 1 game away from making playoffs

Chiefs' McKnight ruptures Achilles tendon

Family and friends remember boxer killed in...

Wichita Force to play at INTRUST Bank Arena

Tigers visit to Pitt State a homecoming for...

The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

Royals fall in Cleveland

Tony Stewart won't face charges

Tyler Burns is on a touchdown tear

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Royals win, magic number drops to 3

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Tickets for potential tiebreaker available...

2015 will bring more change to the NASCAR rules

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Royals top Indians, increase WC lead

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Indians win suspended game

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Shockers recruiting class ranked No. 2 in the...

Chiefs Roll in Miami, 34-15

Logano wins at New Hampshire

Royals avoid sweep, beat Tigers 5-2

Royals ready for postseason push

Race Day: The Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire...

Defense leads FHSU to win over Lindenwood

Heeney captain

Jayhawks bounce back with 24-10 win over CMU

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Royals Fall in controversial game

Sprint car driver killed in Wisconsin

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Royals get trounced by Tigers

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