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Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

Jul. 17, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night....

USDA: 40% of transferred ag researchers to move to Midwest

Jul. 16, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Department of Agriculture says fewer than 40% of the researchers whose jobs are being transferred from Washington, D.C., to Kansas City will make the move to the Midwest. The Kansas City Star reports that U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced in June that the USDA...

Big 12 Notebook: 'Horns down' on deck at Big 12 media days

Jul. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — So when is flashing "horns down" considered a penalty and should it always draw a flag? Greg Burks, the Big 12 coordinator official, said it depends on when and where an opposing player flashes the hand signal that is the exact opposite of the Texas Longhorns' "Hook 'em horns"...

The Latest: Baylor seeks next Big 12 step climbing to 7 wins

Jul. 16, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the second day of Big 12 football media days Tuesday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 2 p.m. Baylor went from a 1-11 record in coach Matt Rhule's first season to 7-6 with a bowl victory in Year 2. Now the question is can the Bears make a similar jump as Rhule's...

KU's Miles figures he's back where he belongs -- on sideline

Jul. 16, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Les Miles sat for more than hour, a Kansas pin on his left lapel and his LSU national championship ring on his right hand, answering wave after wave of often repetitive questions as he closes in on his return to coaching — and the Big 12 — with the long-suffering...

Big 12's 2nd day features 2 new coaches, 2 QBs

Jul. 16, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The second day of Big 12 football media days will feature two new coaches and the only two quarterbacks who are appearing at the conference's two-day kickoff event. While new Kansas coach Les Miles is the only Big 12 head coach with a national championship at college football's...

Big 12 opposites: OU at top, KU's Miles returns with ring

Jul. 15, 2019 8:15 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lincoln Riley has already won consecutive Big 12 titles and been to the College Football Playoff twice with different Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks in his two seasons as Oklahoma's head coach. The Sooners, with yet another transfer quarterback, are the preseason favorite to...

Man banished from Kansas in plea deal seeks to return

Jul. 15, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man who was permanently banished from Kansas as a condition of his plea deal in a criminal case is seeking to return to the state with the help of an organization that says the punishment harkens back to "draconian penalties of Ancient Greece or the vigilante justice of the Old...

Missouri woman who put bra in X-ray machine put on leave

Jul. 15, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri jail employee said she was placed on leave after putting her underwire bra through an X-ray machine following the implementation of new security measures. Charlotte Hardin said she had to take off her bra because it set off the metal detector at Jackson County Detention...

The Latest: Miles says RB Pooka Williams reinstated to team

Jul. 15, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The latest from the first day of Big 12 football media days Monday at AT&T Stadium. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. New Kansas coach Les Miles says top running back Pooka Williams has been reinstated to the team, seven months after he was arrested and charged with domestic battery...