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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...

Anti-abortion activists aim to sway GOP White House hopefuls

Feb. 01, 2023 00:12 AM 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. 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 —...

Purdue a unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25; Vols up to No. 2

Jan. 30, 2023 13:01 PM EST

Purdue became this season's first unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll Monday after wins over Michigan and Michigan State last week as chaos ensued behind the Boilermakers among other ranked teams. More than half of Top 25 teams lost, including...

Wilson's 22 points help No. 9 Kansas survive Kentucky 77-68

Jan. 29, 2023 00:03 AM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — So much for all that worry over No. 9 Kansas falling toward a low point under Bill Self. Especially given the Jayhawks' cool, poised response to several gut checks against fellow basketball royalty. Jalen Wilson scored 22 points, including one...

Johnson, Nowell lead No. 5 K-State to 64-50 win over Florida

Jan. 28, 2023 21:07 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Keyontae Johnson gathered with a few of his old Florida teammates after leading No. 5 Kansas State to a 64-50 win over the Gators on Saturday night, the group smiling for some cameras for a picture he'll no doubt cherish. Not only because of what Johnson had...