Kansas' Jamari Traylor (left) and Joel Embiid right block a shot by Colorado's George King during Saturday's game in Boulder.
On a green patch of grass outside The Rock School, a small Christian academy on the west side of town, a group of international students used to gather to play soccer.
Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen (center) holds the MLS Cup as he and his teammates celebrate their 2-1 win Saturday over Real Salt Lake in the MLS Cup soccer championship.
A penalty kick smacked off the crossbar, and Jimmy Nielsen raised both arms in the air. He turned toward his bench, then fell back into the goal as his Sporting Kansas City teammates mobbed him.
The working plan for putting together the Royals’ rotation, two weeks prior to Christmas, is to give a long spring look to Luke Hochevar and Wade Davis for the final two slots.
Kansas State's Thomas Gipson, right, tries to steal the ball from Mississippi's Marshall Henderson during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Throughout his time at Kansas State, Thomas Gipson has been known more for his size than his skill.
Auburn running back Tre Mason (21) celebrates the 59-42 victory over Missouri after the SEC Championship Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga.
Jameis Winston will have plenty of company at the Heisman Trophy ceremony — though he's not expected to have much competition.
Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) sheepishly shrugged after scoring on a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.
Did Jamaal Charles play too long Sunday? Charles, the Chiefs’ biggest offensive weapon, picked up 17 and 33 yards on his final two attempts in the 45-10 win at Washington. The Chiefs ran one more play, and that was the end of the third quarter with the Chiefs leading 38-10. Charles didn’t get another attempt.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster (22) returned a punt 60 yards in the first quarter against Washington in NFL action on December 8, 2013 at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. The Chiefs won 45-10.
The Chiefs did their part to make Sunday the most touchdown-filled day in NFL history.
Missouri Tigers quarterback James Franklin (1) joined Missouri Tigers wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham (15) as he celebrated scoring a touchdown in the first quarter during the University of Missouri and Auburn University SEC championship football game in the Georgia Dome on Saturday, December 7, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Missouris athletic department announced Monday that the schools allotment of 13,500 Cotton Bowl tickets sold out in less than 10 minutes after they went on sale to the general public.
Michael Sam worked his way into stardom gradually.
Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid elected to go for a fourth down at the Washington Redskins 4-yard line and converted for a touchdown after gaining a first down in NFL action on December 8, 2013 at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md.The Chiefs won 45-10.
Chiefs coach Andy Reid said that a pregame cleat change was one of the reasons his team was able to play so well in a 45-10 romp against Washington.
Kansas State put six players on the Associated Press’ All-Big 12 teams announced Monday, including three first-teamers.
Kansas fell from sixth to 13th in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll Monday after the Jayhawks lost again on a late three-pointer last week.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster (22) returned a punt 60 yards in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins in NFL action on December 8, 2013 at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. The Chiefs won 45-10.
An A-Z rewind of the Chiefs 45-10 victory over Washington on Sunday and a fast-forward glance ahead:
Dan Quisenberrys latest chance at the Hall of Fame came up short Monday when he failed to gain sufficient support for induction by the Expansion Era committee.
MU's Jordan Clarkson sails by UCLA's Travis Wear for a shot during the first half of Saturday's game at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. Missouri won, 80-71.
Missouri entered the Associated Press college basketball poll Monday at No. 24. The Tigers, 9-0, beat UCLA on Saturday, dropping the Bruins from 18th to out of the poll.
This image of the sign outside a Sonic drive-in in Belton was posted Sunday on Twitter. The sign was removed after about 15 minutes, but not before a photograph of it was posted online and went viral. The company quickly issued an apology.
A sign posted Sunday morning outside of a Belton Sonic restaurant encouraging the Chiefs to scalp the Redskins, feed them whiskey and send them 2 reservation, prompted a quick apology from the restaurant chain.
That dang Rally Squirrel still haunts Roy Halladay.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster (22) returned a first quarter punt for 60 yards against Washington in NFL action on December 8, 2013 at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. The Chiefs won 45-10. DAVID EULITT/The Kansas City Star.
As they changed clothes and celebrated a resounding 45-10 win over Washington on Sunday, the Chiefs were scrambling to hear scores.
Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali (91) celebrated his second quarter sack on Washington quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) in NFL action on December 8, 2013 at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. The Chiefs won 45-10. DAVID EULITT/The Kansas City Star.
The poor saps running security here already have a rotten job. The temperatures are below freezing, and the snow isnt stopping. Its not even good snow, either. Its the kind that feels like thick drizzle and just leaves your socks soaked and your mood damp.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster (22) scored a second quarter touchdown on a 74-yard punt return against Washington in NFL action on December 8, 2013 at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. The Chiefs won 45-10. DAVID EULITT/The Kansas City Star.
To watch him romp in the snow on Sunday, you might not guess Dexter McCluster was born and raised in Largo, Fla., and played college football at Mississippi.