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Agbaji helps No. 5 Kansas beat Texas Tech 94-91 in 2OT

Jan. 25, 2022 01:12 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Ochai Agbaji scored a career-high 37 points to help No. 5 Kansas avenge its only conference loss of the season with a 94-91 double overtime win over No. 13 Texas Tech on Monday night. Agbaji outdueled Bryson Williams, who poured in 33 points for Tech. Agbaji,...

Chapman lifts Kansas City past Spurgeon College 111-44

Jan. 25, 2022 00:27 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jack Chapman had 27 points plus 14 rebounds as Kansas City rolled past Spurgeon College 111-44 on Monday night. Anderson Kopp added 22 points for the Roos. Chapman hit 12 of 16 shots. Kopp also had seven assists and six steals. ...

Burrow keeps going down, but Bengals keep moving on

Jan. 24, 2022 15:59 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joe Burrow took another beating against the top-seeded Tennessee Titans in the divisional round of the playoffs on Saturday. However, he still managed to push and will the Cincinnati Bengals to within one game of the Super Bowl. Now Burrow is faced...

Poised and confident, Mahomes has KC back in AFC title game

Jan. 24, 2022 14:19 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — You could spend about a year describing the frantic two minutes that led to overtime between the Bills and Chiefs on Sunday night, when Kansas City rallied for a heart-pounding 42-36 victory to reach its fourth consecutive AFC title game. Or you could use...

Standoff after gunfire at Wichita hotel ends peacefully

Jan. 24, 2022 12:33 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man was arrested after he exchanged gunfire with Sedgwick County deputies and then barricaded himself with five other people inside a west Wichita hotel room for several hours, the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Office said. The incident began about 1:20 a.m....

Police say man shot to death in Kansas City, Kansas

Jan. 24, 2022 10:01 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Police in Kansas City, Kansas, are investigating the late-night shooting death of a man near the Missouri border. The shooting happened after 11 p.m. Sunday near State Line Road, when emergency dispatchers received calls about a person having been shot...

Bills fight valiantly in another playoff loss in Kansas City

Jan. 24, 2022 00:05 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josh Allen walked off the field inside Arrowhead Stadium a year ago juggling the disappointment of an AFC tile game loss to the Chiefs with a profound sense of optimism about the future of his up-and-coming Buffalo Bills. There was nothing but soul-crushing...

Chiefs rally past Buffalo 42-36 in OT in wild playoff game

Jan. 23, 2022 23:27 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a never-say-die showdown between two of the NFL’s top teams, and two of its bright young quarterbacks, the Bills and Chiefs played a classic Sunday night decided by one of them calling tails and the other making him pay for it. Josh Allen’s decision...

Lee scores record 61 as K-State women rout No. 14 Oklahoma

Jan. 23, 2022 21:49 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Ayoka Lee broke the NCAA women’s single-game scoring record for Division I with 61 points to help Kansas State romp to a 94-65 victory over No. 14 Oklahoma on Sunday. She made 23 of 30 shots from the floor — all 2-pointers — for the Wildcats (15-4, 5-2...

Kidnapping suspect dies in custody at a Wichita hospital

Jan. 23, 2022 16:13 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Wichita man charged with trying to kidnap a 10-year-old boy in 2020 has died in custody while awaiting trial. The Wichita Eagle reports that the Sedgwick County Sheriff's office said 64-year-old Webb Wray Ketcherside died Thursday at a Wichita hospital where...