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KNSS News
January 12, 2020 - 6:04 pm
The Kansas City Chiefs are back in the AFC championship game. How they returned to the brink of their first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years was unlike anything anybody could have imagined. After digging a 24-0 hole against Houston early in the second quarter Sunday, Patrick Mahomes and the rest...
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KNSS News
January 12, 2020 - 3:32 pm
No. 23 Wichita State blew a nine-point lead in the final minute of regulation, but came back to beat UConn 89-86 in two overtimes. Jaime Echenique led four Wichita State players in double figures with 19 points before fouling out. Dexter Dennis and Erik Stevenson each scored 16 for the Shockers,...
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KU Hoops
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KNSS News
January 11, 2020 - 6:51 pm
Baylor had spent more than five decades trying to win at Allen Fieldhouse. The Bears had blown big leads and been blown out. They took in championship teams riding high and limped away feeling low. Their sense of confidence and optimism always was replaced by more disappointment and heartache. All...
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hockey players
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KNSS News
January 11, 2020 - 2:01 pm
Jason Salvaggio scored twice, and Mitch Gillam stopped 32 shots to claim his seventh-career shutout, as the Wichita Thunder shut out the Utah Grizzlies 3-0 on Friday night at Intrust Bank Arena. Salvaggio opened the scoring in the first when he found the puck in the neutral zone and started an odd-...
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KNSS News
January 09, 2020 - 9:10 pm
Jamarius Burton scored 16 points to lead No. 23 Wichita State past No. 21 Memphis 76-67 on Thursday night. Erik Stevenson had 12 points for the Shockers (14-1, 2-0 American Athletic Conference), and Tyson Etienne scored 11. Precious Achiuwa had 22 points and 12 rebounds for Memphis (12-3, 1-1)...
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KNSS News
January 08, 2020 - 8:03 pm
One of the first things Bill O'Brien wants to make perfectly clear is that he never wanted to lose the Honey Badger. In just one season in Houston, versatile safety Tyrann Mathieu had become such a ball-hawking leader that he was voted a team captain. He piled up nearly 90 tackles, filled in at...
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basketball
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Ted Woodward
January 06, 2020 - 1:40 pm
The weekly national polls have been released for college men's basketball; there's not much movement this week for Kansas and Wichita State, which both remain nationally ranked. WSU (13-1) is now ranked #23 in the nation in both polls, moving up one spot this week in the Associated Press poll, and...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, file photo, Penske Corporation Chairman Roger Penske responds to a question during a press conference at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis. Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the IndyCar Series. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
KNSS News
January 06, 2020 - 10:28 am
Roger Penske completed his purchase of Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Monday, becoming just the fourth owner of the historic facility and subsidiaries that include the IndyCar Series. The speedway had been owned by Tony Hulman and Hulman & Co. since 1945, but the family approached Penske in...
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Oklahoma Sooners
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KNSS News
January 04, 2020 - 9:40 pm
Austin Reaves scored 18 of his 21 points in the second half to help Oklahoma rally and to beat Kansas State 66-61 on Saturday. Kristian Doolittle added 19 points and 12 rebounds for the Sooners. Oklahoma won despite shooting just 37 percent overall and making just 5 of 23 3-pointers. Xavier Sneed...
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Azubuike
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KNSS News
January 04, 2020 - 8:14 pm
Kansas coach Bill Self knew he would need his toughest bunch on the floor to muscle up against West Virginia. All three of them showed up. Udoka Azubuike had 17 points and 11 rebounds while outplaying Mountaineers big man Oscar Tshiebwe in the second half, Devon Dotson and Marcus Garrett made...
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