<![CDATA[Big 12 News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/ en-us Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:33:31 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:33:31 CDT Big 12 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com The promise and frustration of Big 12 expansion, seen as inevitable by many and needless by some http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article79790137.html#storylink=rss The league is (finally) in a strong negotiating position

That’s great! The expansion candidates are less great

Meetings next week are generally seen as the most important yet

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:30:52 CDT

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Correction: Baylor-Sex Assault Investigations story http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79565017.html#storylink=rss In a story May 24 about sexual assault cases involving Baylor University, The Associated Press misspelled the name of a Baylor spokeswoman on second reference. Her name is Lori Fogleman, not Fogelman.

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Wed, 25 May 2016 13:44:05 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article79565017.html
Oklahoma State to host Arkansas in SEC/Big 12 Challenge http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79518037.html#storylink=rss Oklahoma State will host Arkansas in college basketball as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge that features 10 games between various universities in the two conferences.

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Tue, 24 May 2016 11:24:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79518037.html
Kansas, Kentucky get rematch in 2017 SEC/Big 12 Challenge http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article79511022.html#storylink=rss Kansas State travels to Tennessee

Missouri does not play in 2017 men’s basketball event

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Bevo mascot chosen, returns to Texas sideline in 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79393837.html#storylink=rss The University of Texas says a new longhorn steer mascot has been selected and will be introduced at the 2016 season-opener against Notre Dame on Sept. 4.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 16:53:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article79393837.html
Suit seeks testimony from ex-Texas coach Mack Brown, others http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article79156417.html#storylink=rss A former University of Texas track coach's sex and race discrimination lawsuit has new life, and her lawyers are still pursuing long-sought testimony from former football coach Mack Brown and prominent current and former administrators as they dig into one of college sports' highest-profile athletic departments.

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West Virginia expects NCAA to clear Grier to start 2017 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article78978402.html#storylink=rss West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen says he expects suspended former Florida quarterback Wil Grier to be eligible for the start of the 2017 season.

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Fri, 20 May 2016 19:23:33 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article78978402.html
Oklahoma State wins NCAA golf Stillwater Regional, OU 2nd http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article78506032.html#storylink=rss The Oklahoma State golf team has won the NCAA Stillwater Regional to advance to the NCAA Championships and the Cowboys' Kristoffer Ventura rallied to win medalist honors.

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Wed, 18 May 2016 18:38:32 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article78506032.html
Report: Police records show more violent incidents at Baylor http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78468802.html#storylink=rss An examination of Waco police records over a five-year period found more allegations of violent incidents involving Baylor football players who were not charged, appeared to face little or no discipline from the team even though coaches and administrators knew about the allegations and that some documents were shielded from public view by officers, ESPN reported Wednesday.

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Wed, 18 May 2016 16:43:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article78468802.html
When it comes to expansion, best option for K-State is a healthy Big 12 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article78073427.html#storylink=rss Athletic director John Currie said Kansas State would support Big 12’s decision to expand or stand pat

More than 41 percent of Wildcats’ athletic budget supplied by Big 12, NCAA funds

Bill Snyder has publicly favored divisional play

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Tue, 17 May 2016 11:43:32 CDT

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West Virginia RB Donte Thomas-Williams dismissed from team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77894567.html#storylink=rss West Virginia backup running back Donte Thomas-Williams has been dismissed from the team for an undisclosed violation of team rules.

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Mon, 16 May 2016 12:43:33 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77894567.html
Former Baylor football's Floyd Casey Stadium demolished http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77668747.html#storylink=rss Explosives have brought down what was left of the former longtime home of Baylor football.

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Sat, 14 May 2016 16:29:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77668747.html
Baylor receives law firm's sexual assault report http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77513972.html#storylink=rss Baylor University officials announced Friday they received a law firm's report on how the school handled incidents of sexual assault on campus, but the school gave no indication whether the document will be made public.

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Fri, 13 May 2016 17:19:02 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77513972.html
West Virginia signs Iowa grad transfer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77435402.html#storylink=rss West Virginia has signed Iowa graduate transfer Maurice Fleming to help fill a need in the secondary.

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Fri, 13 May 2016 11:58:31 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article77435402.html
Without a TV network, Big 12 has no need to expand, OU president David Boren says http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article77303757.html#storylink=rss Boren spoke about possible Big 12 Conference expansion Thursday

Expansion should be tied to a conference TV network, he said

Boren says he has heard from about 25 schools wanting to be part of Big 12

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Are Big 12 changes on the horizon? ... Maybe http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article75724977.html#storylink=rss League meetings end amid discussion about title game, expansion, network

Consultant tells league playoff chances increase with title game

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Wed, 04 May 2016 21:31:48 CDT

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Brad Korn returns to Kansas State as assistant men’s basketball coach http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article79782322.html#storylink=rss Korn played for Bruce Weber at Southern Illinois

He also served on K-State’s support staff during the 2012-13 season

Korn spent the past three seasons coaching at Missouri State

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:00:03 CDT

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Five things to watch at NCAA track and field West Preliminary in Lawrence http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article79889167.html#storylink=rss Meet takes place Thursday-Saturday at Rock Chalk Park

KU, Missouri, Kansas State, UMKC will have athletes participating

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Wed, 25 May 2016 16:28:26 CDT

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Jon Wefald’s book revisits Big 12’s origins, K-State’s football rise and controversy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article79794447.html#storylink=rss Former Kansas State University president recalls 23 years in office

Wefald oversaw the rise of the Wildcats football program and beginning (and nearly end) of Big 12

He says so-called “secret” contract with former coach Ron Prince made him “heartsick”

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Wed, 25 May 2016 11:52:55 CDT

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Kansas State women’s soccer finds vision for success as first season approaches http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article79597232.html#storylink=rss Mike Dibbini has spent the past 18 months building program from scratch

Wildcats receiving strong fan support before its first game

They will play 16 games in debut season and embark on a full Big 12 slate in 2017

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Tue, 24 May 2016 16:22:04 CDT

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Kansas State baseball hopes to make noise at Big 12 Tournament http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article79594402.html#storylink=rss K-State needs to win Big 12 Tournament to qualify for a NCAA regional

Jake Scudder, Big 12’s newcomer of the year, hopes to continue his hot hitting in Oklahoma City

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Mizzou basketball makes Michael Porter Jr.’s top five, KU among those left out http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article79462297.html#storylink=rss Porter is the No. 2 prospect in the 2017 recruiting class

Washington, Virginia, Indiana and Oklahoma also made the top-five cut

The Huskies recently hired Porter’s dad as an assistant coach

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Kansas State to play Washington State at the Sprint Center http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article79429137.html#storylink=rss K-State men’s basketball team will play Dec. 10 in Kansas City

Game with Washington State is start of a neutral-court series

The rematch will be played in Spokane, Wash.

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Mon, 23 May 2016 18:49:13 CDT

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How one tactic helped Villanova, Jay Wright take KU out of its game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article79255087.html#storylink=rss Villanova defeated KU in Elite Eight before winning national title

Coach Jay Wright mixed up his defenses throughout the game

The Wildcats had scouted KU well on one day’s preparation

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Mon, 23 May 2016 09:53:56 CDT

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Transfer Evan Maxwell officially signs with KU basketball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article79309197.html#storylink=rss Center averaged 10 points for Liberty last season

KU coach Bill Self says ‘skilled’ player needs to add weight

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Mon, 23 May 2016 13:29:59 CDT

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Former Kansas guard Brannen Greene says he escaped a fiery car wreck uninjured http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article79208992.html#storylink=rss He was a passenger in an Uber car that was struck on a New York highway

The guard had just arrived in New York for workouts with NBA teams

Greene had declared for the NBA draft on March 30

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Chris Harris: KU football ‘definitely won’ fights against basketball team in 2009 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article78842177.html#storylink=rss Former KU cornerback discussed incidents on ESPN’s ‘Highly Questionable’ show

Harris said football players had advantage because of their size

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Fri, 20 May 2016 11:29:44 CDT

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Georges Niang: Former Iowa State player says KU’s best trash-talker was Joel Embiid http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article78603112.html#storylink=rss Speaking on SportsBeat KC podcast, Niang says he was ‘really shocked’ by standing-O at Allen Fieldhouse

Forward working out in Los Angeles before NBA Draft

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Thu, 19 May 2016 11:02:19 CDT

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Former Kansas State kick returner Morgan Burns retires from football to pursue career in ministry http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article78136812.html#storylink=rss He retires from pro football 11 days after signing with the Tennessee Titans

Burns was a standout kick returner at K-State, returning four kickoffs for touchdowns as a senior

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Tue, 17 May 2016 15:52:05 CDT

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Former Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill joins Kansas State athletics in administrative role http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article78043372.html#storylink=rss Cheney, Kan., native will serve as associate athletic director, working with Bill Snyder and John Currie

Kill retired from coaching in October because of health reasons

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