The whole thing played out a bit like that same movie youve watched, oh, 10 times now. Brain-rattling noise in the beginning, talented opponent plays well enough to stay close for a while, then, blammo, a three-pointer here and an ally-oop there and No. 8 Kansas is finishing off an 83-75 win over Oklahoma and another Big 12 championship to a Rock Chalk Chant soundtrack at Allen Fieldhouse.
Votes will be counted for postseason honors in college basketball this week. Nobody wants to wait until April to identify award winners, so we vote, and selecting a player of the year in the Big 12 could prove difficult. Same with the Southeastern Conference.
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Kansas City police on Friday identified a man shot to death in the Old Northeast area Wednesday as David E. Krantz, 32, of Kansas City.
Some people in Las Vegas expect the Chiefs to experience a slight drop-off in 2014, as Cantor Sports has set its over/under for wins at eight, according to R.J. Bell of Pregame.com.
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Suspended South Carolina coach Frank Martin apologized to fans for his harsh words aimed at Gamecocks point guard Duane Notice in the loss to No. 1 Florida this week.
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- Wichita State’s Marshall is Missouri Valley Conference coach of the year Mar 6, 10:58 PM
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- In Mizzou’s Ryan Rosburg, Tiger basketlball coach Frank Haith trusts Mar 6, 9:33 PM
After a dismal outing on Thursday afternoon, one compounded by his actions afterward, Brad Penny received his release from the Royals on Friday morning.
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Mosby, a Fort Osage graduate, was fourth in the Great Lakes Valley Conference in rebounding this season.
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- Lee’s Summit QB Drew Lock courted for MU Feb 27, 10:12 PM
The Full 90’s look at the 19 teams competing for the MLS Cup this year.
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