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Freshmen help Iowa State women sweep No. 15 Kansas State with 82-76 win

Feb. 28, 2024 22:02 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Addy Brown scored 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Iowa State held off No. 15 Kansas State in the fourth quarter for an 82-76 win on Wednesday night to tighten the Big 12 Conference standings with one game left. Brown, a freshman from Derby, Kansas, had...

AMC Entertainment: Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Feb. 28, 2024 18:02 PM EST

LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. (AMC) on Wednesday reported a loss of $182 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Leawood, Kansas-based company said it had a loss of 83 cents. Losses, adjusted for one-time gains and...

States offer services for disabled kids, then make their families wait 10 years for them

Feb. 28, 2024 15:06 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — When Lilly Miller was in elementary school, teachers told her parents they needed to immediately sign up their youngest daughter, who has Down syndrome, for a wait list so the state would pay for a day program when she grew up. The teachers predicted a six-year wait. ...

Kansas football coach Lance Leipold gets amended deal worth more than $40M through 2029 season

Feb. 28, 2024 14:36 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas football coach Lance Leipold signed an amended contract Wednesday that increased his overall compensation to more than $40 million through the 2029 season while giving him a sizeable pool of money for hiring assistants and support staff. The contract...

About as many abortions are happening in the US monthly as before Roe was overturned, report finds

Feb. 28, 2024 09:23 AM EST

The number of abortions performed each month is about the same as before the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and the nationwide right to abortion more than a year and a half ago, a new report finds. The latest edition of the #WeCount report conducted for the Society of...

BYU ends No. 7 Kansas' 19-game home win streak, 76-68

Feb. 27, 2024 23:07 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — BYU coach Mark Pope had just been given a technical foul late in the game, and the volume was quickly ramping up inside Allen Fieldhouse, where so many opponents over the years have wilted down the stretch against mighty Kansas. Pope walked back to his huddle...

Duke's Scheyer wants the ACC to implement measures to prevent court-storming after Filipowski injury

Feb. 27, 2024 18:44 PM EST

Duke coach Jon Scheyer wants the Atlantic Coast Conference to implement measures to prevent court-storming after star big man Kyle Filipowski was hobbled following a collision with a fan during a weekend loss at Wake Forest. Scheyer said Monday that Filipowski was “a little bit...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas - Advisory

Feb. 27, 2024 07:11 AM EST
Eds: The Kansas editorial roundup will not move this week due to a lack of editorials of state-wide interest. We will resume the roundup at its normal time on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. The AP

BYU visits Dickinson and No. 7 Kansas

Feb. 27, 2024 04:03 AM EST

BYU Cougars (19-8, 7-7 Big 12) at Kansas Jayhawks (21-6, 9-5 Big 12) Lawrence, Kansas; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jayhawks -7; over/under is 153 BOTTOM LINE: No. 7 Kansas faces the BYU Cougars after Hunter Dickinson scored 20 points in...

Houston rises to No. 1 in AP Top 25 ahead of Purdue, UConn; South Florida makes its rankings debut

Feb. 26, 2024 13:06 PM EST

Now it is Houston's turn at the top of The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball poll. The Cougars moved to No. 1 for the first time this season in Monday's latest poll, climbing one spot to end the six-week stay of reigning national champion Connecticut. Houston (24-3)...