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: namely Dexter McCluster and Branden Albert. The Chiefs — who will have about $9.62 million in salary cap space — will probably shop for bargains during the first phase of free agency.
It appears Chiefs receiver Dexter McCluster’s stay in Kansas City will soon end. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Star on Monday that McCluster, who is a free agent, will not return to the Chiefs. He has four or five interested teams and likely will sign elsewhere Tuesday night, when NFL free agency officially begins.
Deb Patterson, who coached the Kansas State women’s basketball team for 18 seasons and won the most games in program history, has been relieved of her duties after an 11-19 finish in 2013-14.
Everything appeared to be going Kansas State's way at halftime against Baylor, when they led 33-25, but the game spiraled away from there, ending the Wildcats' 15-game home winning streak on senior day.
Missouri coach Frank Haith announced Monday that Tony Criswell, one of two Tigers seniors, won’t play in the SEC tourney. Criswell was in court last week for failing to pay his rent.
At a simplistic glance, wheelchair basketball looks like chaos. “It might seem as rough and tumble as any sport out there. But when you really break it down … it really is a synchronized thing,” said U.S. Paralympic hopeful Carter Arey, who led Missouri to fourth in the national tournament Saturday and was chosen player of the year.
Kansas coach Bill Self ruled Joel Embiid out of the Big 12 Tournament this week because of a stress fracture in his back. Embiid is also unlikely to play in the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
With some help from fans, Rustin Dodd, our KU beat writer, Tod Palmer, our Mizzou writer, and Kellis Robinett, our K-State writer, have drafted three teams using only players from the last 10 years at the schools they cover. Today, we present the three KU all-decade teams and are asking you to vote for the one you think would be the best. MU and K-State fans, youll get your chance Tuesday and Wednesday.
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.
From the beginning of the season, the senior-heavy Shawnee Mission Northwest boys basketball team has had its eyes on a spot in the state tournament.