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In this undated photo provided by Joanne Atkins-Ingram, Atkins-Ingram poses with her son Braeden Bradforth. Attorneys for the parents of the 19-year-old football player who died of heatstroke on the first day of practice at a Kansas community college said Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, that negotiations with the school remain on track, downplaying the significance of Tuesday's decision by trustees to deny claims totaling $50 million. Bradforth, a 315-pound (140-kilogram) defensive lineman for Garden City Community College, was found unconscious in an alley outside his dormitory after practice on Aug. 1, 2018. The Newton, New Jersey, teenager died that night at a hospital. (Courtesy Joanne Atkins-Ingram via AP)

Kansas community college denies claims in heatstroke death

Dec. 13, 2019 12:15 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Attorneys for the parents of a 19-year-old football player who died of heatstroke on the first day of practice at a Kansas community college said Thursday that negotiations with the school remain on track, downplaying the significance of a decision by trustees to deny claims totaling...

Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer passes the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Lawrence, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

No. 11 Baylor routs Kansas 61-6 behind Hasty’s big day

Nov. 30, 2019 9:40 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — No. 11 Baylor tuned up for a rematch with Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game in fine fashion. JaMycal Hasty ran for three touchdowns, the Bears forced lowly Kansas into committing six turnovers and they cruised through the second half to a 61-6 victory on Saturday at Memorial Stadium....

Baylor head coach Matt Rhule yells from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Oklahoma in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Ray Carlin)

No. 11 Baylor heads to Kansas to prep for Big 12 title game

Nov. 29, 2019 4:01 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Matt Rhule inherited a Baylor program in disarray following the ouster of Art Briles three years ago, and his first season was a foundation-laying, 1-11 campaign with few highlights. Now, the Bears can complete an improbable flip of that record on Saturday. Already locked into a...

Baylor wide receiver Denzel Mims (5) and tight end Ben Sims (86) celebrate a third-quarter touchdown against Texas in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

Baylor to tune up for Big 12 title game vs Kansas

Nov. 27, 2019 5:50 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — No. 11 Baylor (10-1, 7-1 Big 12, No. 9 CFP) at Kansas (3-8, 1-7), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: 14. Series record: Baylor leads 14-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? The Bears are trying to elbow their way into the College Football Playoff picture, though they need plenty of help....

Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy drops back to pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney)

Iowa State rallies to top Kansas 41-31

Nov. 23, 2019 4:49 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — With a chance to finish off the surprisingly tough Jayhawks, Iowa State coach Matt Campbell put the game in sophomore quarterback Brock Purdy’s hands. Purdy made Campbell look like a genius, closing the door on Kansas with a fourth-down touchdown pass with 1:09 left. Purdy threw...

Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy celebrates with teammates after an NCAA college football game against Texas, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 23-21. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Iowa State seeks 5th straight win over Kansas

Nov. 22, 2019 1:08 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The last-second win over Texas was cathartic for an Iowa State team that had suffered a series of heartbreaking defeats. The Cyclones (6-4, 4-3 Big 12) will look to capitalize on that momentum — and clinch a third consecutive winning season — when they host Kansas (3-7, 1-6)...