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Edwards scores 20, No. 24 Baylor women turn back Kansas 69-61

Feb. 21, 2024 22:24 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Dre'una Edwards scored 20 points and No. 24 Baylor defeated Kansas 69-61 on Wednesday night, reaching 20 wins for the 24th-straight season.. The Bears had a 65-50 lead when Edwards scored inside with 4:43 to play before the Jayhawks put together an 11-2 run,...

Republican dissenters sink a GOP 'flat' tax plan in Kansas by upholding the governor's veto

Feb. 20, 2024 18:28 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Republican plan to cut taxes in Kansas died Tuesday in the GOP-controlled Legislature when enough members concluded that it would favor wealthy taxpayers too much and upheld the Democratic governor's veto. The vote in the state House was 81-42, leaving GOP...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Feb. 20, 2024 11:55 AM EST

Topeka Capital-Journal. February 16, 2024. Editorial: Tragedy mars KC Chiefs celebration. When will Kansas lawmakers act on constituent wishes? Believe it or not, we are in the middle of February. It may be the shortest month of the year, but we have plenty to talk...

Dickinson scores 20 points, grabs 16 rebounds to help No. 6 Kansas rally and top No. 25 Oklahoma

Feb. 17, 2024 20:27 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Hunter Dickinson delivered his usual dominant performance and Kevin McCullar pushed Kansas over the top. Dickinson had 20 points and 16 rebounds, McCullar made key contributions in his return from a knee injury, and the sixth-ranked Jayhawks rallied to beat No....

Nelson hits game-winning 3, Peavy scores 26 points in TCU's 75-72 victory over Kansas State

Feb. 17, 2024 14:56 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Micha Peavy scored a career-high 26 points and Jameer Nelson Jr. hit a fadeaway 3-pointer with 1.1 seconds left to lift TCU to a 75-72 win over Kansas State on Saturday. Nelson was called for a foul as Kansas State (15-10, 5-7 Big 12) was trying to inbound...

An ecstatic Super Bowl rally, upended by the terror of a mass shooting. How is Kansas City faring?

Feb. 17, 2024 09:39 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — “Are you feeling good today, Chiefs Kingdom?” Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas shouted to a sea of football fans fresh from their town’s third Super Bowl victory in five years. Less than an hour later — with music still blaring and the confetti of...

No. 25 Oklahoma plays No. 6 Kansas in conference matchup

Feb. 17, 2024 03:49 AM EST

Kansas Jayhawks (19-6, 7-5 Big 12) at Oklahoma Sooners (18-7, 6-6 Big 12) Norman, Oklahoma; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Jayhawks -2; over/under is 142.5 BOTTOM LINE: Javian McCollum and the No. 25 Oklahoma Sooners host Hunter Dickinson...

In the chaos of the Kansas City parade shooting, he's hit and doesn't know where his kids are

Feb. 16, 2024 13:57 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jacob Gooch was having what was sure to be the best day of his year, hanging out with his wife and children and friends in the massive, happy, high-fiving crowd of fellow Kansas City Chiefs fans at the parade celebrating their Super Bowl victory. Then he heard “pop, pop,...

TCU takes on Kansas State for conference matchup

Feb. 16, 2024 04:02 AM EST

TCU Horned Frogs (17-7, 6-5 Big 12) at Kansas State Wildcats (15-9, 5-6 Big 12) New York; Saturday, 12 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Emanuel Miller and the TCU Horned Frogs visit Cam Carter and the Kansas State Wildcats in Big 12 play. The Wildcats have gone...

No. 6 Kansas plays No. 25 Oklahoma on 4-game road slide

Feb. 16, 2024 03:48 AM EST

Kansas Jayhawks (19-6, 7-5 Big 12) at Oklahoma Sooners (18-7, 6-6 Big 12) Norman, Oklahoma; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: No. 6 Kansas will look to end its four-game road skid when the Jayhawks face No. 25 Oklahoma. The Sooners have gone 13-2 in home...