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Baylor's John Mayers (95) kicks the go-ahead field goal over Kansas State in the final seconds of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)/

Mayers game-ending FG gives Baylor 32-31 win over K-State

Nov. 29, 2020 12:12 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer confidently moved Baylor down the field and John Mayers kicked a 30-yard field goal on the final play. This was certainly a better way for the Bears to finish a game. Mayers’ kick gave the Bears a 32-31 win over Kansas State on a rainy Saturday, snapping a...

TCU running back Darwin Barlow (24) dives over Kansas safety Ricky Thomas (3) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Lawrence, Kan., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

TCU runs roughshod over winless Kansas in 59-23 victory

Nov. 29, 2020 12:05 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — TCU ran the ball seven consecutive times to set the tone against Kansas on Saturday night. Four hours later, the Horned Frogs kept running the ball just to run out the clock. Max Duggan threw for touchdowns on his only three completions while running 58 yards for another score, TCU...

TCU's Kevin Samuel shoots during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Tulsa, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Samuel scores 16 with 18 boards; TCU beats Tulsa 70-65

Nov. 28, 2020 10:06 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kevin Samuel scored 16 points and tied his career high with 18 rebounds and TCU beat Tulsa 70-65 on Saturday night at the Hall of Fame Classic. Freshman Mike Miles scored nine of his 12 points in the second half and Francisco Farabello finished with 10 points for TCU (2-0). Brandon...

Harris, Akenten carry SE Missouri over Kansas City 71-66

Nov. 28, 2020 7:51 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Harris scored 18 points and Nana Akenten had 17 points and six rebounds as Southeast Missouri defeated Kansas City 71-66 on Saturday. Nygal Russell added 14 points and seven rebounds for the Cardinals (1-0). Nolan Taylor had 10 points and seven rebounds. Brandon McKissic had...

FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2020, file photo, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey puts his face mask on after addressing the media on COVID-19 during a news conference in Phoenix. Ducey has funneled nearly $400 million of federal coronavirus relief funds to state agencies to help pay for operations, allowing them to return some of their original budget allocations to the state treasury. (Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic via AP, File)

The Latest: Researchers urge Arizona shutdown, mask mandate

Nov. 28, 2020 5:11 PM EST

PHOENIX — University of Arizona researchers say the current surge in the coronavirus outbreak will present the state with a hospital crisis that could become a disaster unless the state takes steps such as ordering a three-week stay-home shutdown and implementing a statewide mask mandate. Members of the...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) warms up before an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/David Becker)

Mahomes vs. Brady spices up Thanksgiving holiday week

Nov. 28, 2020 10:59 AM EST

Andy Reid knows quarterbacks. So does Jon Gruden. And Sean Payton. For years, these elite NFL coaches have praised the performances of Tom Brady, Mr. Six Rings. And they do the same now with Patrick Mahomes, the NFL's biggest playmaker. On Sunday, in a matchup that fits prime time but wasn't one CBS was about to...

Wright's 24 points leads Colorado over Kansas State 76-58

Nov. 27, 2020 11:08 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — McKinley Wright IV had 24 points, five rebounds and five assists to help Colorado beat Kansas State 76-58 in the final game of the Little Apple Classic on Friday night. Kansas State started a season 0-2 with both games at home for the first time since 1962-63 and the first time...

A line of socially distanced shoppers wait to get into Bath & Body Works during Black Friday outdoor shopping at Deer Park Town Center Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Deer Park, Ill. (Brian Hill/Daily Herald via AP)

The Latest: Illinois surpasses 12,000 deaths from COVID-19

Nov. 27, 2020 8:41 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois has risen above 12,000 deaths from COVID-19, while also surpassing the 700,000 mark for confirmed coronavirus infections. The latest 1,000 deaths were recorded in just nine days — matching the state’s deadliest period previously in the...

No. 6 Kansas, behind Braun's 30 points, tops Saint Joseph's

Nov. 27, 2020 5:33 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Christian Braun scored 30 points and No. 6 Kansas pulled away from Saint Joseph’s on Friday to win 94-72 in the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off. Braun made 10 of 13 shots, hit five 3-pointers and added nine rebounds. “Christian was terrific,” Kansas coach...

Yesufu scores 14 to carry Drake over South Dakota 69-53

Nov. 27, 2020 4:45 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Joseph Yesufu had 14 points off the bench to lead Drake to a 69-53 win over South Dakota on Friday in the Little Apple Classic Shanquan Hemphill and Garrett Sturtz added 13 points apiece for Drake (2-0), which knocked off Kansas State by 10 in its opener. A.J. Plitzuweit had 14...