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Lacayo, Catchings Join Force for 2015 Season

The Wichita Force is excited to announce the addition of kicker Ernesto Lacayo and linebacker Jason Catchings to their 2015 roster. Formerly with the Wichita Wild, the pair brings the Force two…

FHSU women picked 4th in preseason basketball poll

Coming off its third straight 20 win season, the Fort Hays State women were picked fourth in the MIAA preseason basketball polls. The Tigers were 21-8 last season and finished  fifth in the…

Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1

Madison Bumgarner took a two-hit shutout into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence hit a two-run homer off James Shields in a three-run first and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City…

Royals: 'We are ready'

The wait is finally over. No more hype. No more talking points. Tonight we will finally get to the best part of a World Series, the baseball.

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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Buster Posey and the San Francisco Giants zipped through the playoffs, Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals zoomed along.

Korean 'superfan' of Royals headed back to KC

A die-hard long-time Kansas City Royals fan from Seoul who was superstitiously credited with sparking the team's playoff run is headed for Missouri to watch the Royals appear in their first…

Sung Woo Lee

Keselowsi wins, Bowyer 3rd at Dega; Johnson, Earnhardt out of the Chase

The recipe to round three of the NASCAR playoffs was pretty clear for Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., but only one of the sports superstars would be able to accomplish…

Chiefs win thriller in San Diego

Cairo Santos kicked a 48-yard field goal field goal with 21 seconds left and the Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 23-20 Sunday, snapping the Chargers' five-game winning streak.

Race Day: Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

Grab that steering wheel and pull those belts tight NASCAR is at Talladega this weekend. On second thought, better triple check those belts cause if what has happened in between the checkered…

Wildcats survive in Norman

Michael Hunnicutt missed a 19-yard field goal late as No. 14 Kansas State held off No. 11 Oklahoma 31-30 on Saturday afternoon.

Jayhawks fall in Lubbock

Davis Webb threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns to lead Texas Tech to a 34-21 win over Kansas on Saturday, snapping the Red Raiders' eight-game Big 12 skid that dated to last season.

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Tigers end 2 game losing skid at Emporia State

Fort Hays State continued its solid play on the road this year, holding off Emporia State for a 24-21 win on Saturday (Oct. 18) in Emporia. It was the first win for the Tigers in Emporia since…

Vickers wins the pole after a strange qualifying session at Talladega

The new qualifying format at Talladega created little change in the way drivers approached the session, but it did create a lot of confusion. Drivers still waited to hit the track, despite the…

Roentved back in Wichita

The Rocket is coming back to Wichita.

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Force Receiver Signed by Philadelphia Soul

Although the Wichita Force had originally added standout wide receiver Jarrel Kelley to their 2015 roster, he will not see a game with the team this season. The Rockledge, FL native has been…

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INTRUST Bank Arena to host World Series watch party

INTRUST Bank Arena is hosting a World Series Watch Party next week. The watch party will be for Game Three of the World Series next Friday, the 24th (the first away game of the series).

Frustration after 3-3 start is fueling FHSU

How expectations have changed surrounding the Fort Hays State football program. After all, it wasn’t that long ago that a 3-3 would have been considered a pretty good start to the season. And…

WSU takes flight in Shocker Madness

 Both the Wichita State men and women saluted championship seasons, Thursday night, before turning their focus toward the next.

The Backstretch Blog: From Diamonds to Ovals

It’s really been fun over the last 24 hours to see all the congratulations for the Royals coming across social media sites like twitter, from athletes of all sports.

But you probably wouldn't…

Shockers ranked no. 11 in preseason coaches poll

The nation’s coaches foresee another big year for Wichita State basketball. The Shockers were tabbed No. 11 in the USATODAY Preseason Coaches Poll, released Thursday.

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Royals improbable pennant run

What an unbelievable run. 8 straight playoff wins have the Royals poised for a shot at a World Series Championship. 8 straight wins, won in every way imaginable. From pitching, to power, to…

Royals are going to the World Series

With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City…

Royals take game 3 of ALCS, top Orioles 2-1

Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and the Royals' bullpen shut down the Baltimore Orioles the rest of the way for a 2-1 victory Tuesday night that gave Kansas City a…

Mike Moustakas' defense steals the spotlight

I don’t know if it has an official name yet, but for now let’s call Mike Moustakas’ super hero like defensive play in the Top of the 6th Tuesday “The Catch”. It’s what we referenced in the…

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Wichita native Joseph Randle arrested for shoplifting

According to multiple reports, Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle was arrested for shoplifting over the Columbus Day weekend.

Joseph Randle signs contract with Cowboys

The Backstretch Blog: Just Fine?

So how about that race Saturday night in Charlotte? The ‘Brad vs the world’ drama certainly has people talking. And who know Matt Kenseth had WWE moves? Who knew Matt Kenseth got angry? I mean…

Keselowski, Stewart fined for Charlotte post-race behavior

NASCAR penalizes two of the four drivers involved in post-race skirmishes at the Charlotte Motor Speedway the past Saturday night.

ALCS Game 3: Pitching Call

Monday’s rainy weather throws an interesting twist into the ALCS, forcing the Royals and Orioles to make tough pitching decisions about the series moving forward. Do you stick to the plan? Or,…

Ned Yost

Royals vs Orioles ALCS Game 3 Postponed

The Baltimore Orioles at Kansas City Royals ALCS game 3 has been postponed due to weather.

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UPDATE: ALCS Game 3: Royals v. Orioles Postponed

Today's game in Kansas City has been postponed due to the rain. A new schedule has been released.

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ECHL Announces Revised Schedule

The Wichita Thunder opened training camp today and the ECHL announced the revised playing schedule for the 2014-15 season. Wichita will open their inaugural campaign in the ECHL at home on…

Local Hot Dog eating champion, Steve Larson, teaches us how he does it

Hot dog eating may look like an art but for Park City native Steve Larson its a science.

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Durant won't be playing in Wichita

If you plan on watching the Oklahoma City Thunder play the Toronto Raptors in Wichita this Friday, you won't get to see reigning MVP Kevin Durant.

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Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

BALTIMORE (AP) - Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and the Kansas City Royals remained perfect in the playoffs, beating…

Harvick wins an eventful race at Charlotte, Bowyer finishes last

Kevin Harvick won Saturday night’s race at Charlotte and punched his ticket to the third round of the NASCAR playoffs. But that is not what people will be talking about Sunday morning. Instead,…

Tigers left scratching their heads after loss to Missouri Western

Two weeks ago the Fort Hays State football team was riding high. The Tigers were 3-1 after knocking off then number 8 ranked Pittsburgh State. But on Saturday FHSU dropped its second straight…

No. 16 Oklahoma State survives Kansas, 27-20

Tyreek Hill returned a kickoff 99 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown, and No. 16 Oklahoma State held on to beat upset-minded Kansas 27-20 on Saturday.
    
Daxx Garman threw for 161 yards with…

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Race Day: Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

It’s the only night race in the Chase for the Championship on every driver’s home track as it were, the Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Royals beat Orioles 8-6

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Alex Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore…

Raining in Baltimore

It was really my plan all along to use a Counting Crows song title as the headline for my article.  Not really, but it seems appropriate.

When baseball gets in the way

What were your plans before the Royals, or the Orioles for that matter, made it to this stage?  This weekend I was supposed to be going to a good friend's going away party.  Another Royals media…

Kyle Busch snags the pole at Charlotte; Bowyer will start 25th

Seventy percent of winners at Charlotte Motor Speedway start the race in the top ten. So Kyle Busch, who is fighting to earn one of the seven remaining spots in the third round of NASCAR’s…

Kansas Is The Choice To Win 11th Straight Big 12 Men’s Basketball Title

Irving, Texas - The preseason coaches’ selections have been tallied and Kansas is once again the choice to win the Big 12 men’s basketball regular season championship.  Three different squads -…

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The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

From his home track to his home now, Kansas native Clint Bowyer is getting ready to take on the Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend.  It’s been a rough run for the 15 in 2014 and a trip to…

Crab cakes and Baseball: My Baltimore Story

I had one true goal on this trip to Baltimore:  eat so much crab that I wouldn't want to touch the stuff for months afterward.  I'm well on my way after devouring steamed blue crab and crab…

Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

They endured it together, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. All those years with 90 losses, the managerial changes and youth movements and empty seats come late September.
    
Empty seats in July and…

NFL owners' meetings focus on personal conduct

There hasn't been much football talk at the NFL owners' meetings Wednesday.
    
Instead, the focus has been on the personal conduct policy, and on educating everyone involved in the league about…

Roger Goodell responds to NFL Lawsuit

Lacayo, Catchings Join Force for 2015 Season

FHSU women picked 4th in preseason basketball poll

Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1

Royals: 'We are ready'

Royals World Series roster unveiled

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Sung Woo Lee

Korean 'superfan' of Royals headed back to KC

Karapetyan departs basketball team; opts to...

Keselowsi wins, Bowyer 3rd at Dega; Johnson,...

Chiefs win thriller in San Diego

Race Day: Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

Wildcats survive in Norman

Heeney watch list

Jayhawks fall in Lubbock

Tigers end 2 game losing skid at Emporia State

Vickers wins the pole after a strange...

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Roentved back in Wichita

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Force Receiver Signed by Philadelphia Soul

INTRUST Bank Arena to host World Series watch...

Frustration after 3-3 start is fueling FHSU

WSU takes flight in Shocker Madness

The Backstretch Blog: From Diamonds to Ovals

Marshall

Shockers ranked no. 11 in preseason coaches poll

Royals improbable pennant run

Royals are going to the World Series

Royals take game 3 of ALCS, top Orioles 2-1

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Mike Moustakas' defense steals the spotlight

Joseph Randle signs contract with Cowboys

Wichita native Joseph Randle arrested for...

The Backstretch Blog: Just Fine?

Keselowski, Stewart fined for Charlotte...

Ned Yost

ALCS Game 3: Pitching Call

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Royals vs Orioles ALCS Game 3 Postponed

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UPDATE: ALCS Game 3: Royals v. Orioles Postponed

ECHL Announces Revised Schedule

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Local Hot Dog eating champion, Steve Larson,...

OTD September 29 - Kevin Durant

Durant won't be playing in Wichita

Take the crown

Cain is on a mission

Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

Harvick wins an eventful race at Charlotte,...

Tigers left scratching their heads after loss...

Heeney captain

No. 16 Oklahoma State survives Kansas, 27-20

Race Day: Bank of America 500 at Charlotte...

Royals beat Orioles 8-6

Raining in Baltimore

When baseball gets in the way

Kyle Busch snags the pole at Charlotte; Bowyer...

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Kansas Is The Choice To Win 11th Straight Big...

The Backstretch Blog: Bowyer on the Backstretch

Crab cakes and Baseball: My Baltimore Story

Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

Roger Goodell responds to NFL Lawsuit

NFL owners' meetings focus on personal conduct

Behind the Scenes: Media at Kauffman Stadium

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