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Badji, Ferreira score; FC Dallas beats Sporting KC 2-0

Jul. 20, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dominique Badji and Jesús Ferreira scored and FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on Saturday night. Badji opened the scoring for FC Dallas (9-8-5) in the 37th minute. A miscommunication between Sporting KC's Seth Sinovic and Gianluca Busio led to an errant pass into the...

NFL won't suspend Chiefs' Tyreek Hill in case involving son

Jul. 19, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill has been cleared to report to Chiefs training camp next week after the NFL said Friday it would not suspend the star wide receiver under its personal conduct policy after a domestic violence case involving his 3-year-old son. The league spent eight hours interviewing...

Missouri man sentenced in rape, kidnapping of Kansas deputy

Jul. 19, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A Missouri man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for kidnapping and raping a Kansas sheriff's deputy. Brady Newman-Caddell, of Independence, was sentenced Friday. He pleaded guilty last year to rape, kidnapping and sodomy. William Luth, of Blue Springs, Missouri, was sentenced...

Kansas to begin beer, wine sales at Memorial Stadium

Jul. 17, 2019 1:55 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas announced Wednesday that it will begin selling beer and wine at home football games this season, joining a growing number of Big 12 schools to offer alcohol sales at sporting events. Cue the jokes about the Jayhawks' long-suffering football team. Kansas athletic director Jeff...

Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

Jul. 17, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night....

USDA: 40% of transferred ag researchers to move to Midwest

Jul. 16, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Department of Agriculture says fewer than 40% of the researchers whose jobs are being transferred from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City will make the move to the Midwest. The Kansas City Star reports that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced in June that the USDA...

Big 12 Notebook: 'Horns down' on deck at Big 12 media days

Jul. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — So when is flashing "horns down" considered a penalty and should it always draw a flag? Greg Burks, the Big 12 coordinator official, said it depends on when and where an opposing player flashes the hand signal that is the exact opposite of the Texas Longhorns' "Hook 'em horns"...

The Latest: Baylor seeks next Big 12 step climbing to 7 wins

Jul. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the second day of Big 12 football media days Tuesday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 2 p.m. Baylor went from a 1-11 record in coach Matt Rhule's first season to 7-6 with a bowl victory in Year 2. Now the question is can the Bears make a similar jump as Rhule's...

KU's Miles figures he's back where he belongs -- on sideline

Jul. 16, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Les Miles sat for more than hour, a Kansas pin on his left lapel and his LSU national championship ring on his right hand, answering wave after wave of often repetitive questions as he closes in on his return to coaching — and the Big 12 — with the long-suffering...

Big 12's 2nd day features 2 new coaches, 2 QBs

Jul. 16, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The second day of Big 12 football media days will feature two new coaches and the only two quarterbacks who are appearing at the conference's two-day kickoff event. While new Kansas coach Les Miles is the only Big 12 head coach with a national championship at college football's...