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Second half rally comes up short as K-State falls at home to Georgia »


By ADAM SUDERMAN Associated Press MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Charles Mann had 17 points and Marcus Thornton had 11 points as Georgia knocked off Kansas State 50-46 on Wednesday. Mann led the Bulldogs in scoring for a second consecutive game and fourth time this season. With the loss, Kansas State has dropped back-to-back non-conference home […]

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Oubre Jr. helps No. 13 Kansas beat Kent State »

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LAWRENCE, Kansas (AP) – Freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. scored 20 point and Perry Ellis added 15 to help No. 13 Kansas beat Kent State 78-62 on Tuesday night. Jimmy Hall scored 13 points and eight rebounds, and Khaliq Spicer added 11 points and five rebounds for Kent State (8-4). Blunders and bloopers were evident early […]

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Royals announce deal with right-hander Volquez »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Royals have announced the signing of right-hander Edinson Volquez to a $20 million, two-year contract that includes a mutual option for the 2017 season. Volquez will make $7.5 million in 2015 and $9.5 million in 2016 under the deal announced Monday. His option year is worth $10 million with […]

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Buzzer-beater lifts Texas Southern to win over Kansas State »


MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – Jason Carter hit a jumper as time expired to give Texas Southern a 58-56 win over Kansas State on Sunday. A three-point play by Thomas Gipson and a layup by Marcus Foster gave Kansas State (8-4) a 54-48 lead with 1:45 remaining. Chris Thomas made a layup to pull Texas Southern […]

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Chiefs beat Chargers 19-7; miss playoffs »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The Kansas City Chiefs beat San Diego 19-7 on Sunday to eliminate the Chargers from playoff contention, moments before they were eliminated themselves by games happening elsewhere. The Chiefs needed Cleveland to beat Baltimore and Jacksonville to beat Houston, and neither of those outcomes transpired. The Ravens wound up with […]

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Chiefs QB Alex Smith out with lacerated spleen »


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will miss Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers because of a lacerated spleen. Team trainer Rick Burkholder said Friday that Smith was hurt on a hit during the third quarter of last weekend’s loss to the Steelers, but the injury was not initially obvious. Smith […]

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George Washington upsets No. 11 Wichita State »

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By DOUG FERGUSON AP Sports Writer HONOLULU (AP) – Kethan Savage sparked a late rally and scored 12 points to lead George Washington to a 60-54 upset over No. 11 Wichita State in the final of the Diamond Head Classic on Thursday night. The Colonials (9-3) won their first in-season tournament since they knocked off […]

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Carter leads No. 11 Wichita State over Alabama »

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By JEFFREY PARSON Associated Press WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – Darius Carter had a game-high 16 points and the go-ahead slam with 11.9 seconds remaining to lead No. 11 Wichita State to a 53-52 victory over Alabama Tuesday. The Shockers (8-1) trailed by 11 with five minutes to play but rallied behind Ron Baker and Fred […]

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Rios, Royals agree to $11 million deal »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – A person with knowledge of the negotiations says outfielder Alex Rios and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because the deal was subject to Rios passing a physical. Rios will […]

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Williams paces Kansas State past Savannah State »


By ADAM SUDERMAN Associated Press MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nino Williams had 20 points and Marcus Foster had 13 points as K-State knocked off Savannah State 73-53 on Sunday night. The Wildcats move to 4-0 all-time against the Tigers with all games between the two schools coming in the last 10 years. It was also […]

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Alex Smith, Chiefs rout Raiders »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith threw for 297 yards and two scores, Kansas City shut down Derek Carr and the Oakland offense and the Chiefs beat the Raiders 31-13 on Sunday to end a three-game skid. Knile Davis had touchdowns running and receiving, and De’Anthony Thomas returned […]

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No. 10 Kansas holds off No. 13 Utah »

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By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Perry Ellis scored 14 points, including the go-ahead basket in the closing minutes, and No. 10 Kansas held on after blowing a 21-point second-half lead to beat No. 13 Utah 63-60 on Saturday. Jamari Traylor added 13 points and Frank Mason III had 10 […]

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No. 11 Wichita State rallies past Detroit »

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By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Darius Carter had 18 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 11 Wichita State rallied from a 10-point second half deficit to beat Detroit 77-68 on Saturday. Ron Baker added 19 points for the Shockers (7-1), who went on a decisive 15-3 run in the final minutes. […]

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