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June 09, 2017 - 4:57 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The American Athletic Conference released 2017-18 home and road men's basketball opponents. Unlike the Missouri Valley The 12 AAC programs play an unbalanced, 18-game league schedule. Each team plays seven of its 11 opponents twice, and its four remaining opponents once each...
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Lorenzo Cain - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
June 08, 2017 - 10:42 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lance McCullers took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Jose Altuve hit a two-run homer in a five-run ninth as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Thursday night. Altuve's ninth home run came off Kelvin Herrera (1-2) with Josh Reddick, who walked on...
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Lorenzo Cain - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
June 07, 2017 - 11:06 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas tossed five solid innings for his eighth victory, Cheslor Cuthbert drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Houston Astros 7-5 on Wednesday night. The anticipated pitching duel between Vargas (8-3) and Dallas Keuchel, who have the two best...
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Ted Woodward
June 07, 2017 - 2:37 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (KNSS) - Reports indicate that 57-year-old Bob Stoops is telling his Oklahoma Sooners football team he's retiring at OU after 18 seasons as head coach; Stoops is the longest-tenured coach in college football. Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley will succeed Stoops. Stoops led Oklahoma...
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June 07, 2017 - 1:28 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas Athletics expects its budget to increase about 3.5 percent to $93.3 million for fiscal year 2018. The Kansas Athletics Inc. board approved the proposed budget on Tuesday. Kansas Athletics CFO Pat Kaufman told the board the increase could be mostly...
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Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
June 06, 2017 - 10:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning after Kansas City rallied from a six-run deficit, and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros' 11-game winning streak with a 9-7 victory Tuesday night. Moustakas drove an 0-1 pitch from Ken Giles (1-2) out to...
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June 06, 2017 - 1:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid says the move to cut wide receiver Jeremy Maclin had been under consideration for a while, but Reid refused to discuss the reasons behind last week's stunning decision. Reid spoke Tuesday for the first time since Maclin was released. The Chiefs had...
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Darrell Wallace, Jr. (USA Today)
June 06, 2017 - 1:06 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. will become the first black driver to race at NASCAR's top level since 2006 when he replaces injured Aric Almirola this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Almirola fractured a vertebra in a fiery wreck last month at the Kansas Speedway, and is still recovering...
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