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Chiefs, Rams and ESPN crew under huge Monday night spotlight

Nov. 18, 2018 3:56 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN's "Monday Night Football" crew is under the spotlight every week, but attention will be further magnified when the Los Angeles Rams host the Kansas City Chiefs in a matchup of 9-1 teams. This week's game carries more storylines than usual. It's the first Monday night game in Los...

Hat is back: Miles signs 5-year contract to coach Kansas

Nov. 18, 2018 2:18 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Miles is headed back to the Big 12 and another massive rebuilding job, this time taking on the downtrodden program at Kansas in a splashy hire aimed at energizing a weary fan base. The deal was finalized shortly before Miles arrived at the airport in nearby Topeka on Sunday. Miles...

Person familiar with decision tells AP that Kansas has hired ex-LSU coach Les Miles to lead Jayhawks football program

Nov. 18, 2018 12:21 PM EST
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Person familiar with decision tells AP that Kansas has hired ex-LSU coach Les Miles to lead Jayhawks football program.

No. 13 Texas defense smothers No. 18 Iowa State 24-10

Nov. 18, 2018 12:50 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Longhorns are on a late-season stampede toward the Big 12 title game. And given how things are unfolding around them and a sudden resurgence on defense, they like where they stand. Now if only quarterback Sam Ehlinger's throwing shoulder will hold up. Ehlinger ran for a...

Murray accounts for 5 TDs, No. 6 Oklahoma beats Kansas

Nov. 18, 2018 12:43 AM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kyler Murray lifted Oklahoma — and boosted his Heisman Trophy campaign — with a big finish. The sixth-ranked Sooners used every bit of offense from Murray to overshadow a huge game from Kansas freshman running back Pooka Williams Jr. in Oklahoma's 55-40 victory Saturday...

Thompson, defense pace K-State to 21-6 win over Texas Tech

Nov. 17, 2018 8:11 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Bill Snyder dodged every question that hinted at whether he had just coached his final home game at Kansas State, preferring instead to shower his seniors and defense with hard-won praise. They certainly provided the Wildcats a throwback performance. They held high-flying Texas Tech...

Governor: Official who said whites are 'master race' must go

Nov. 17, 2018 7:27 PM EST

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer has called on a white county official to resign after the official said at a public meeting that he belongs to "the master race." Leavenworth County Commissioner Louis Klemp cited the master race — the Nazi ideology of Aryan supremacy — at a...

S. Hauser, Chartouny help No. 24 Marquette beat Presbyterian

Nov. 17, 2018 4:55 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Graduate transfer Joseph Chartouny picked a good time to make his presence felt at Marquette. Sam Hauser scored 19 points and Chartouny added 16 off the bench as the No. 24 Golden Eagles overcame a sluggish start to pull away for a 74-55 nonconference victory over stubborn Presbyterian on...

AP source: Kansas, Miles working on deal to coach Jayhawks

Nov. 17, 2018 2:34 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Les Miles could be back in the Big 12 soon. The former Oklahoma State coach, who led LSU to the 2007 national championship before getting fired four games into the 2016 season, is in negotiations with Kansas to take over the down-trodden Jayhawks, a person with knowledge of the...

No. 12 Kansas St. beats E. Kentucky at Paradise Jam

Nov. 17, 2018 12:05 AM EST

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands (AP) — Xavier Sneed scored 16 points to lead five Kansas State players in double figures, and the Wildcats led by as many as 31 points in the second half in their 95-68 win over Eastern Kentucky at the Paradise Jam on Friday night. Dean Wade and Cartier Diarra added 14...