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Ohio State opens No. 1 in college football’s preseason Amway Coaches Poll »

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RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1ST PLACE VOTES 1 Ohio State 14-1 1598 (62) 2 TCU 12-1 1487 (1) 3 Alabama 12-2 1452 (1) 4 Baylor 11-2 1365 5 Oregon 13-2 1260 6 Michigan State 11-2 1230 7 Auburn 8-5 1103 8 Florida State 13-1 1057 9 Georgia 10-3 1026 10 USC 9-4 1014 11 Notre […]

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Great Bend wins, Larned loses on first day of State Legion Tournament’s »

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A dominant pitching performance by Anson Hall helped the Great Bend Legion Chiefs roll to a first round victory over Osklaoosa Wednesday in the opening round of the Triple-A State Legion Tournament in McPherson. Hall gave up just one single to the River Bandits in the Chiefs 11-0 victory. Great Bend scored one run in […]

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Chiefs release injured running back Cyrus Gray »

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – The Chiefs have released running back Cyrus Gray, who tore his ACL last November, in what coach Andy Reid described Wednesday as a “football decision.” The former sixth-round pick ran for 99 yards and a touchdown in 35 games, but was also a valuable special teams player. His departure leaves […]

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Indians avoid winless homestand, beat Royals 12-1 »

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes and rookie Giovanny Urshela hit solo homers for Cleveland, […]

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10 inducted into K-State Athletics Hall of Fame »

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KSU Sports Info MANHATTAN, Kan. – K-State Athletics will honor a group of 10 outstanding individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced today. The 2016 Hall of Fame class includes former student-athletes Steve Anson (baseball), Michael Bishop (football), Dawn Cady (volleyball), Martin Gramatica (football), Max Moss (men’s basketball), […]

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Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Dontari Poe out after back surgery »

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) – Chiefs defensive tackle Dontari Poe will miss all of training camp and could miss part of the season after the Pro Bowl run-stuffer had surgery last week on his ailing back. Poe first hurt his back during offseason workouts, but coach Andy Reid said Tuesday that he aggravated the injury […]

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Hosmer’s homer in 9th lifts Royals to 2-1 win over Indians »

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Eric Hosmer’s homer with two outs in the ninth inning lifted the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 victory on Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who have lost eight straight at home – their longest home losing streak in 40 years. Hosmer hit a 3-2 pitch from Trevor Bauer (8-8) over […]

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Wednesday Legion State ‘AAA’ & ‘AA’ matchups »

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2015 AAA-State American Legion Baseball Tournament Grant Sports Complex, McPherson First Round Games Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – Newton vs Wichita 1:30 p.m. – Ottawa vs Garden City 5:00 p.m. – Great Bend vs Oskaloosa 7:30 p.m. – McPherson vs Emporia 2015 AA-State American Legion Baseball Tournament At Colby First Round Games Wednesday 11:00 a.m. – Marysville […]

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A’s sending Ben Zobrist to Royals for 2 minor league pitchers »

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KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -The Royals traded for Oakland A’s platoon player Ben Zobrist in exchange for cash considerations and two minor league pitchers. Right-handed pitcher Aaron Brooks and left-handed pitcher Sean Manaea have been acquired by the A’s in the trade. Long reliever Joe Blanton, who has been a spot starter, was designated for assignment, […]

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Hosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4 »

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Eric Hosmer drove in four runs, Kendrys Morales added three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals opened a 10-game road trip with a 9-4 victory over the spiraling Cleveland Indians on Monday night. Hosmer connected for a three-run homer in the first inning off rookie Cody Anderson (2-2) as the Royals rolled […]

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