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Carter leads Mississippi State 67-61 over Kansas State

Dec. 14, 2019 3:36 PM EST

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — With its top scorer being held in check, Mississippi State turned to its secondary players to record a 67-61 win over Kansas State on Saturday in the first game of the Never Forget Tribute Classic Tyson Carter scored 14 points, but struggled with his shot, making only 3 of 13 from the...

NFL This Week: Round 1 of Texans-Titans' AFC South showdown

Dec. 14, 2019 1:03 PM EST

The Houston Texans have won the AFC South three times in coach Bill O'Brien's five seasons, and they have led or shared the divisional lead all but three weeks this season. Adding a fourth title to that list means going through the franchise the Texans replaced in Houston. The Tennessee Titans last won the AFC...

Kansas congressman addressing residence issue for 2nd time

Dec. 13, 2019 7:06 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A freshman Kansas congressman might have to correct his voter registration a second time after changing it earlier this month while local authorities investigated him for previously listing a UPS Inc. store as his home. The Kansas City Star reports that Republican Rep. Steve Watkins of...

Competency trial underway for man in 1999 Oklahoma slayings

Dec. 13, 2019 5:20 PM EST

VINITA, Okla. (AP) — A trial began Friday to determine the mental competency of a Kansas man to stand trial on murder charges in the deaths of a northeast Oklahoma couple and the presumed deaths of their 16-year-old daughter and her 16-year-old friend. Craig County district attorney spokeswoman Michelle...

Broncos juggling offensive, defensive lines for Chiefs game

Dec. 13, 2019 4:29 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos will be without several starters on their offensive and defensive lines when they visit Arrowhead Stadium this weekend in search of their first victory over the Kansas City Chiefs since 2015. Austin Schlotmann will make his second straight start at right guard...

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...

Wandering camel, cow, donkey to be featured in live Nativity

Dec. 13, 2019 11:30 AM EST

GODDARD, Kan. (AP) — A camel, cow and donkey that were found roaming together along a Kansas road have been booked to appear in a Christmas Nativity scene. The trio will be the celebrity guests Saturday during a holiday event at the Tanganyika Wildlife Park, The Wichita Eagle reports. Sully the camel, Gus...

2nd suspect in Kansas bar shooting that killed 4 arrested

Dec. 12, 2019 4:52 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — One of two men who is accused of opening fire inside a crowded bar in Kansas City, Kansas, killing four people and wounding five others, has been captured in Mexico, authorities said Thursday. Authorities have been searching for Hugo Villanueva-Morales, 29, since the shooting at...

Hot-shooting Kansas State cruises past Alabama State 86-41

Dec. 11, 2019 11:06 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State coach Bruce Weber wanted his team to “just start playing better.” The Wildcats did just that on Wednesday night, playing their best game of the season in an 86-41 rout of Alabama State. Xavier Sneed scored a season high 20 points and Cartier Diarra had a...

Drew Lock hoping to be homecoming king in KC this weekend

Dec. 11, 2019 6:59 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock admired the way teammate Kareem Jackson handled his homecoming in Houston. The veteran defensive back kept his cool all week and channeled his energy into a big game on Sunday. Denver's rookie quarterback aims to emulate Jackson and become the team's next homecoming king...