Kansas got to officially celebrate their tenth consecutive Big 12 Conference title Wednesday night with a 82-57 thumping of Texas Tech at Allen Fieldhouse. Seniors Niko Roberts (left front) and Tarik Black (right) got to model special hats and t-shirts with teammates jamri Traylor , Andrew Wiggins, and Wayne Selden after the game.
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Missouri's Jabari Brown, left, dribbles around Tennessee's Jamell Stokes, right, and Jordan McRae during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Columbia, Mo. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
The Star and the Southeastern Conference’s coaches have released their all-SEC teams and Missouri’s Jabari Brown is on both. Here are the complete lists. The Associated Press’ all-SEC team comes out at a later date.
The Royals scratched Alcides Escobar from Tuesday’s game against the Dodgers because of what a team spokesman called “minor soreness” in his right shoulder.
Missouri has put together some nice teams over the last 10 seasons, having reached the NCAA Tournament in the last five and winning the Big 12 Tournament in the Tigers final year before joining the Southeastern Conference.
Sporting Kansas City technical director Peter Vermes says he spent the past 18 months scouting Spanish midfielder Antonio Rodriguez Dovale in overseas competition. After only a few meetings, Vermes concluded that Dovale would supply an impact addition to the Sporting KC roster.
Salvador Perez received a day off to rest his bruised left palm, but Royals manager Ned Yost expected Perez to return to the lineup on Wednesday afternoon.
Tennessee guard Jordan McRae (52) and Missouri guard Jabari Brown (32) vie for a rebound during the second half of an NCAA basketball game at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn., on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Tennessee won 72-45.
The Star's Tod Palmer held a live Q&A session about Missouri basketball Tuesday. Check out a replay here.
If you look at that Royals team, the big question is (third baseman Mike) Moustakas. Was last year what hes going to be? I dont think it is, thats just my personal opinion. The guys a good player.
In Wall Street parlance, Dan Plesac is bullish on the Royals.
Kansas' Joel Embiid holds up 10 fingers to symbolize KU's 10th straight conference title after the beat Oklahoma at Allen Fieldhouse on Monday night.
For a 7-foot teenager, the human back can be a fragile and delicate thing. For the moment, the same can be said about Kansas' hopes for a long March run.
After just two seasons at the helm of the Bishop Miege boys basketball program, head coach Fred Turner announced on Monday that he was retiring.
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy joins former player Barry Bonds at a news conference before a spring training baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz., Monday, March 10, 2014. Bonds starts a seven day coaching stint today.
Barry Bonds certainly thinks he's worthy of election to the Hall of Fame.
In preparation for this week's Big 12 Conference Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center, Nathaniel Cunningham, of Lawrence, helped install netting Monday afternoon around one of several outdoor basketball courts on Grand Blvd. The tournament gets underway Wednesday evening with two games slated for 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Kansas and Kansas State both open play on Thursday.
Twitter Tuesday: Embiids (not) back, Haith faith (?), Chiefs line, Royals pitching, and Kansas Citys best sports week
The best week of sports in Kansas City is here. It may not be what it once was, without Missouri, but this is still the best weve got: fans from 10 schools, most notably Kansas and K-State, filling the Sprint Center for three days of basketball^, which means three or four nights of action all across town.
Dallas Stars' Vernon Fiddler speaks to the media following an NHL hockey practice Tuesday, March 11, 2014, in St. Louis. Dallas Stars' Rich Peverley is undergoing testing to determine what triggered his collapse during a game Monday night in Dallas. The Stars are scheduled to play the St. Louis Blues tonight in St. Louis.
Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley was undergoing heart tests Tuesday to determine what triggered his collapse during a game. He has company in the hospital.
Dallas Seavey, left, reacts after finishing the 2014 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska, Tuesday, March 11, 2014. Seavey ran a blistering pace to rally from third place and win his second Iditarod in a record-breaking finish, after a sudden storm blew the front-runner out of the competition and kept another musher minutes away from her first win. (AP Photo/The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen) LOCAL TV OUT (KTUU-TV, KTVA-TV) LOCAL PRINT OUT
Two hours, 38 minutes.
Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster (22) returned a first quarter punt for 60 yards against the Washington Redskins in NFL action on Dec. 8 at Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. The Chiefs won 45-10.
While the Chiefs are apparently in wait-and-see mode before NFL free agency begins Tuesday, it appears a few of their players who keyed last season’s playoff run won’t be back in 2014.
The sight was both alarming and encouraging.
A two-out onslaught in the third inning allowed the Royals to snap a three-game losing streak with a 8-2 victory over the Mariners.
Iowa State guard Naz Long celebrates after hitting a 3-pointer at the buzzer to tie Saturday's game against Oklahoma State and send it to overtime in Ames. Iowa State won 85-81 in overtime.
Iowa State will make its first appearance in the CBE Classic in November.
MU's Tony Criswell (right) battles Arkansas' Alandise Harris for a rebound during last month's game at Mizzou Arena. MU won, 86-85.
Missouri’s job at the Southeastern Conference Tournament, which begins Wednesday at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, will be marginally tougher without senior forward Tony Criswell.
After taking a foul ball of his left palm, Royals catcher Salvador Perez left Monday’s game against the Mariners.