<![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 Paige Parker is Big 12’s female athlete of the year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article91946572.html#storylink=rss Truman High grad pitched Oklahoma to NCAA softball title

She led the nation with 38 wins

Fellow Sooner Buddy Hield is Big 12’s top men’s athlete

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:33:49 CDT

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Woman shares her sexual assault story with Baylor players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article91836402.html#storylink=rss A woman who said she was raped by two Oregon State football players and two other men in 1998 shared her story with the Baylor football team Monday.

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Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:36:01 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article91836402.html
Sun Belt chief envisions stability despite Big 12 expansion http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article91698212.html#storylink=rss Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Karl Benson won't rule out Big 12 expansion plans affecting his own conference.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 14:56:03 CDT By BRETT MARTEL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article91698212.html
OSU officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91217487.html#storylink=rss Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, officials said Friday.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:36:07 CDT By KEN MILLER ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91217487.html
Who wants in the Big 12? Politicians, athletic directors start campaigns http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article91242662.html#storylink=rss Texas governor, UT president among those who support Houston

East Carolina A.D. promises school can deliver big returns

Tulane, SMU speak openly about interest in joining Big 12

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Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger dies after team workout http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article91219267.html#storylink=rss Reports say emergency crews responded to a heat exhaustion call at Boone Pickens Stadium

Coger, 21, from Raleigh, North Carolina, was a 6-foot-8 forward

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:04:17 CDT

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Gov. Greg Abbott demands Houston in any Big 12 expansion http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91191782.html#storylink=rss Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is demanding that the University of Houston be included in any expansion of the Big 12 Conference.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 21:25:36 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91191782.html
Potential expansion candidates for the Big 12, BYU to Tulane http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90964747.html#storylink=rss Commissioner Bob Bowlsby has referred to what the Big 12 is about to step into as it moves toward expansion as a seller's market.

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 01:05:34 CDT By RALPH D. RUSSO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90964747.html
Mayfield, Mahomes among top QBs to watch on field in Big 12 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90876542.html#storylink=rss Baker Mayfield once hosted Patrick Mahomes on a recruiting visit at Texas Tech.

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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:10:36 CDT By STEPHEN HAWKINS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90876542.html
Two reasons why Big 12 expansion is back in play http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article90817647.html#storylink=rss Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby has been tasked with evaluating potential new members

Return of Big 12 football championship game and ACC’s new TV network inspired the surprise move

Would the Big 12 consider adding members for football only?

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From BYU to USF, candidates make their case to join the Big 12 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article90826982.html#storylink=rss Big 12’s exploration into expansion was greeted with enthusiasm from many parts of the country

Here is what people are saying about potential new members

Vote on who you think should join the 10-team Big 12 Conference

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Big 12 to explore conference expansion, commissioner will assess interested schools http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article90598692.html#storylink=rss Chair of Big 12’s board of directors says there is “continued interest in expansion”

Board asks commissioner Bob Bowlsby to assess schools who’ve expressed interest in joining

BYU, Cincinnati, Memphis, Houston, Connecticut among possibilities

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:55:36 CDT

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Big 12 expansion is alive again, and here are some candidates to join http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/blair-kerkhoff/article90639262.html#storylink=rss Big 12 announced Tuesday that expansion exploration will continue

Several schools will have renewed hope for joining a power five conference

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:56:57 CDT

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Interim football coach: ‘We don’t have a culture of bad behavior at Baylor’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article90526097.html#storylink=rss Jim Grobe has been on the job as Baylor’s interim football coach for about six weeks

He kept the assistant coaching staff intact because he was told there had been no bad conduct

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 12:51:16 CDT

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Bill Snyder says K-State has three No. 1 quarterbacks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article90656302.html#storylink=rss Jesse Ertz was at Big 12 media days, but he hasn’t won K-State’s starting quarterback job yet

Snyder thinks Ertz, Alex Delton and Joe Hubener could each be Wildcats’ starter

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:46:07 CDT

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Kansas State defense wary of preseason expectations http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article90648932.html#storylink=rss K-State returns nine starters on defense, but that alone doesn’t guarantee success

The Wildcats placed four defensive players on the preseason All-Big 12 team

Team allowed 452.2 yards and 31.5 points per game last season

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 19:24:24 CDT

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Ray-Pec defensive end Anthony Payne commits to Kansas State http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article92158287.html#storylink=rss Payne had football scholarship offers from 18 schools

He was a Missouri Class 6 all-state first team selection last year

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Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:47:32 CDT

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Packers WR Jordy Nelson to start camp on PUP list http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article91803652.html#storylink=rss Receiver Jordy Nelson won't practice when the Green Bay Packers begin training camp on Tuesday.

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Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:10:34 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article91803652.html
KU alum Nick Collison fits the Royals’ fan mold as he tosses first pitch on Oklahoma City Thunder night http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91536992.html#storylink=rss Collison played basketball at the University of Kansas during 1999-2003

Over time, he's jumped on the Royals’ “bandwagon”

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Kansas State safety Dante Barnett eager to return to football field after injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article91385512.html#storylink=rss He missed most of last season because of an injury

Barnett has made 29 starts, most among Big 12 players

He should bring leadership and playmaking to K-State’s defense

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:56:38 CDT

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Podcast with new KU broadcaster Brian Hanni http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article91264442.html#storylink=rss New voice of Jayhawks basketball and football replaces Bob Davis

He talks about the advice he got from Joe Buck and more

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:04:44 CDT

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Sophomore center Dalton Risner ready for leadership role on Kansas State offensive line http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article91130902.html#storylink=rss He is the lone returning starter on K-State’s offensive line

Risner has already started 13 games for the Wildcats

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:19:39 CDT

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Former Kansas State football recruit Blake Hickey lands at TCU http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article91127487.html#storylink=rss Hickey signed with K-State a few months ago, but he ended up at TCU

The three-star offensive lineman originally chose K-State over 17 other schools

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 17:09:29 CDT

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West Virginia’s Dana Holgorsen says Big 12 quarterbacks could rival league’s pass-happy era http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article90588102.html#storylink=rss Several of Big 12’s top quarterbacks, led by Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield, return this season

Holgorsen said the current crop reminds him of the 2007-09 era of great Big 12 QBs

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Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:26:05 CDT

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Charlie Strong says Texas should be making more progress http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article90552967.html#storylink=rss If only Texas could play the Sooners every week

The Longhorns have played Oklahoma tough in both of his seasons

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Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops stiff-arms retirement query http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/article90547747.html#storylink=rss Sooners coach is 55 and says he’s got at least another decade in him

But Stoops says he can’t see himself staying on the job as long as K-State’s Bill Snyder

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Why Montell Cozart represented KU at Big 12 Media Days http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90432237.html#storylink=rss Quarterback is recovering from shoulder injury

Coach David Beaty says quarterback competition is ongoing

Ryan Willis, Carter Stanley are also in the mix

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School, Big 12 agree: Baylor has sullied conference http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90432312.html#storylink=rss Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby and Baylor interim president David Garland said Baylor has sullied the reputation of the conference with the Bears’ sexual assault scandal. But Garland said Baylor has begun to fix the problems, starting with the hiring of athletic director Mack Rhoades from Missouri.

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Mack Rhoades is introduced as Baylor’s athletic boss at Big 12 Media Days http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article90436852.html#storylink=rss Rhoades says it was difficult informing Tigers football coach Barry Odom that he was leaving

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