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Butler hands K-State 1st loss behind Bates's double-double

Nov. 30, 2022 20:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Manny Bates had 22 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks and Butler handed Kansas State its first loss, 76-64, on Wednesday night in the Big East-Big 12 Battle. Butler used a 10-0 run midway through the first half to build a 25-12 lead and the Bulldogs led 37-25...

Big 12 title game RBs look different, have similar results

Nov. 30, 2022 17:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The body types are certainly different for TCU's Kendre Miller and Kansas State's 5-foot-6 dynamo Deuce Vaughn, yet the third-year running backs that will be featured in the Big 12 championship game look pretty similar in what they do on the field. Like...

New baby in tow, Chiefs' Mahomes turns attention to Bengals

Nov. 30, 2022 15:59 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes showed up bright-eyed and energetic for practice on Wednesday. Perhaps the adrenaline was still flowing from the birth of his baby boy. Or his wife was handling all the late-night diaper changes. ...

Longtime NFL quarterback, Kansas star John Hadl dies at 82

Nov. 30, 2022 15:36 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Longtime NFL quarterback John Hadl, who starred for his hometown Kansas Jayhawks before embarking on a professional career that included six Pro Bowl appearances and an All-Pro nod, died Wednesday. He was 82. The university, where Hadl returned after his...

College Football Picks: AAC title is glimpse into CFP future

Nov. 30, 2022 13:55 PM EST

There is one game this championship weekend that truly feels like winner takes all. No. 18 Tulane hosst No. 22 UCF in the American Athletic Conference title game Saturday. The winner is all but guaranteed a spot in a New Year's Six bowl; that would be the Cotton this year. ...

Kansas providers cautious about doing telemedicine abortions

Nov. 30, 2022 12:59 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas providers might not be ready for months to do telemedicine abortions even though a state-court judge has blocked the state from enforcing its ban on teleconferencing with patients seeking pregnancy-ending medications. Planned Parenthood Great Plains said...

Missouri rallies late to force OT, beats Wichita St. 88-84

Nov. 29, 2022 23:11 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Noah Carter scored 20 points, D’Moi Hodge added 19 and undefeated Missouri rallied late to force overtime and then never trailed in the extra period to beat Wichita State 88-84 on Tuesday night for its eighth straight win. Carter had four points as Missouri...

Ex-majority leader jailed for DUI is leaving Kansas Senate

Nov. 29, 2022 17:29 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas lawmaker who was forced out of one of the state Senate's most powerful jobs following an arrest for drunken driving and speeding the wrong way on two interstate highways is planning to leave the Legislature in early January. Former Senate Majority...

Klieman winning games, winning over fans at No. 13 K-State

Nov. 29, 2022 15:55 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Chris Klieman received a rather tepid reception from many Kansas State fans when he was hired four years ago. Many of them pined for someone from Hall of Fame coach Bill Snyder's tree, or a coach with a higher profile who had won at college football's highest...

Top Kansas transportation official is stepping down Dec. 23

Nov. 29, 2022 13:28 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The top transportation official in Kansas is stepping down just before Christmas in the first major change at a state agency since Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly narrowly won reelection earlier this month. Kelly's office announced Tuesday that Transportation...