Manaea said training staff told him injury was minor … Click to Continue »
The Kansas State Wildcats are in the middle of an up-and-down season heading into Saturday’s 3 p.m. home game vs. Iowa State (ESPN2), but they are coming off their highest high — a 70-63 win over No.
Royals team members get sized for ALCS championship rings … Click to Continue »
Sporting KC will play a split double-header Saturday, with its 11:30 a.m. scrimmage against Minnesota United and a 6 p.m. tilt with Seattle to conclude the Desert Diamond Cup. … Click to Continue »
Pull up a chair. KC Royals manager Ned Yost is going to tell you all about his offseason, facing criticism and nearly winning the World Series. This is the new Ned — same as the old Ned, just more with even less filter.
Throughout the season, fellow Southeastern Conference coaches have expressed support for Kim Anderson during the trials and tribulations of his first year on the bench for Missouri’s men’s basketball team.
Jallen Messersmith, the Benedictine Ravens’ senior from Blue Springs, is believed to be the first active and openly gay U.S. men’s basketball player. … Click to Continue »
Four men accused of taking part in a brawl during a high school boys basketball game will stand trial in April on disorderly conduct charges. … Click to Continue »
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. … Click to Continue »
Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas will be out for a minimum of four weeks after an operation to treat a right hip muscle injury, ruling him out of at least six matches.
ESPN’s “GameDay” crew will be in Lawrence on Saturday and Jay Bilas showed off a recruiting letter he received from former Jayhawks coach Ted Owens. … Click to Continue »
The Kansas State men’s basketball team played with great energy and enthusiasm against Kansas. Bruce Weber wants even more of both against Iowa State (3 p.m. Saturday on ESPN2). … Click to Continue »
Even if Billy Butler left Kansas City for his new job with the Oakland A’s on good terms, even if he understands this game is a business, the reality still gnaws at him.
Thanks in large part to senior guard Tyler Kalinoski, a 2011 Olathe East graduate, Davidson has crashed the Atlantic-10 party in its first season in the conference and enter the weekend in a four-way tie for first place with No.
Can K-State’s men’s basketball team make the postseason? Believe it or not, it has an outside shot to qualify for the NCAA Tournament without winning the Big 12 Tournament. Then again, it needs to keep winning just to have a chance at the NIT.
The seventh round of the 20-night AMSOIL Arenacross season will be contested Saturday night on the floor of the Sprint Center, which has been transformed into a off-road motorcycle racing track with the help of 170 truckloads of dirt.
This is the third in The Star’s series of NFL first-round draft projections. A quick disclaimer: Keep in mind that there are still two months until the draft, so a ton can (and will) change after free agency, which starts March 10.
The Kansas City Chiefs have nine players in Pro Football Hall of Fame plus two … Click to Continue »
Kansas City Royals left fielder Gordon was allowed to begin hitting off a tee as he continues his progression from offseason wrist surgery. … Click to Continue »
FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants the 2022 World Cup final in Qatar to take place no later than Dec. 18, a date that would avoid a conflict with the powerful Premier League over the Christmas schedule in England.
Kansas City Star Royals reporter Andy McCullough reviewed Friday’s events at spring training in Surprise, Ariz., including Alex Gordon’s rehab. … Click to Continue »
No. 8 Kansas plays host to Texas at 4 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse (ESPN). Guard Frank Mason will be tasked with guarding Texas point guard Isaiah Taylor. Coach Bill Self says Mason is having a great year, but believes Mason is still capable of doing even more — and showing more emotion.
The Missouri men’s basketball team will play at Georgia at 11 a.m. on Saturday. The game will be on ESPNU. … Click to Continue »
Missouri’s Doug Gillin was officially introduced Friday as the new athletic director at Appalachian State in Boone, N.C. Gillin, 45, had been deputy athletic director at MU since May 1, 2012.
No. 8 Kansas will play host to Texas at 4 p.m. Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence. The game will be televised on ESPN. … Click to Continue »
Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff has always been a bit of a freak athlete. As a high school sophomore, he played quarterback. At 290 pounds. Now 23, Scherff is widely considered to be one of the top linemen in the NFL Draft.
Friday was the annual Photo Day for the Royals and also ring-sizing day. Players and team personnel got fitted for their American League championship rings, which will be presented on opening day.
Thieves stole a trailer that contained the No. 44 Chevrolet belonging to NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil. He won’t be able to race this weekend. … Click to Continue »
Kevin Stallings was caught on tape saying, “I’ll … kill you” to a player. He apologized and has received mostly support from fans. … Click to Continue »
The women's World Cup super-G has been canceled because of fog. … Click to Continue »