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Florida upends No. 2 Tennessee 67-54 behind Colin Castleton

Feb. 01, 2023 22:26 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Colin Castleton is accustomed to being double-teamed every time he touches the ball, so he was pleasantly surprised — maybe even downright stunned — when Tennessee opted to guard him with a single defender in the second half. “I’ve got to take...

Gregory scores 25, K-State women top No. 12 Iowa State 78-77

Feb. 01, 2023 22:12 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Gabby Gregory scored 25 points and combined with Serena Sundell to make 7 of 8 free throws in the last 22 seconds and Kansas State defeated No. 12 Iowa State, the Big 12 Conference co-leader, 78-77 on Wednesday night. Gregory clinched it with free throws with...

Morris, Harmon help No. 24 Texas top West Virginia 69-56

Feb. 01, 2023 21:48 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Sonya Morris scored 17 points, Rori Harmon scored nine of her 14 in the fourth quarter and No. 24 Texas turned back West Virginia 69-56 on Wednesday night to stay on top of the Big 12 Conference standings. The Longhorns led from the start, running their...

Abortion foes: 2024 GOP hopefuls must back federal limits

Feb. 01, 2023 15:16 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Emboldened anti-abortion activists are looking to the 2024 presidential election as an opportunity to solidify their influence over the Republican Party. Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, the most influential group in the anti-abortion movement, is telling each...

No. 15 TCU without Miles in 76-72 win over West Virginia

Feb. 01, 2023 00:40 AM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Damion Baugh had 16 points and 10 assists, big man Eddie Lampkin Jr. made an unexpected return from injury and 15th-ranked TCU overcame the absence of top scorer Mike Miles Jr. to beat West Virginia 76-72 on Tuesday night. “We’re fighters, no matter...

No. 8 Kansas avenges earlier loss to No. 7 K-State, 90-78

Jan. 31, 2023 23:10 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jalen Wilson remembers every slight. Every criticism. Every chip that's landed on his shoulder. You can bet the Kansas forward remembers watching Kansas State fans storm the court after beating the Jayhawks. So with revenge on their mind, Wilson...

OSHA fines Kansas City company after worker's death

Jan. 31, 2023 16:32 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal agency has recommended nearly $200,000 in fines after an apprentice technician died from electrocution at a construction site in Kansas City last year — just a year after another technician working for the company was electrocuted at a construction site in...

'School choice' is culture-war focus for Kansas lawmakers

Jan. 31, 2023 10:17 AM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Republican legislators in Kansas are focusing on helping conservative parents remove their children from public schools over what's taught about gender and sexuality rather than pursuing a version of what critics call Florida's “Don't Say Gay” law. A...

Rice, Allen lead No. 10 Texas over No. 11 Baylor 76-71

Jan. 31, 2023 01:24 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sir'Jabari Rice scored 21 points and Timmy Allen added 18 to send No. 10 Texas to a 76-71 win over No. 11 Baylor on Monday night, ending the Bears' six-game win streak and keeping the Longhorns in a share of first place in the Big 12. Rice made four 3-pointers...

Editorial Roundup: Kansas

Jan. 30, 2023 14:28 PM EST

Kansas City Star. January 26, 2023. Editorial: Kansas politicians want to take abortion fight to the city and county level. Just stop In Kansas, a woman’s right to reproductive freedom is enshrined in the state constitution. The issue should be settled —...