University of Kansas

KU’s Big 12 title streak in basketball is one for the ages

The Jayhawks’ conference championship winning streak — now at 11 after Oklahoma fell to Iowa State on Monday night — has taken on a life of its own. The players change, but the one constant is coach Bill Self, who manages to get Kansas to the top every year.


Royals hope new addition Alex Rios helps outfield defense remain baseball’s best

Out of faith in new right fielder Alex Rios, KC Royals manager Ned Yost says he won’t use Jarrod Dyson as a late-game defender at the start of the regular season. That’s one reason the Royals believe Rios will be a defensive upgrade over Nori Aoki.

Sam Mellinger

Failure to lock up Justin Houston last year is John Dorsey’s biggest misstep with Chiefs

A year ago, the Chiefs could have saved themselves a lot of time, trouble and money by signing linebacker Justin Houston to a long-term contract. Had they done so, they’d today have more cap space, longer control over a premier pass rusher and more flexibility to fill other needs on their roster.


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West Crossroads area draws new businesses

The west Crossroads continues to evolve as a new restaurant and retailer open, Hammerpress expands, a proposed nonprofit children’s book center sets up offices and a craft beer/vintage arcade center takes over a former restaurant space.

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