For the second time in the last three seasons, Kansas State was ranked 21st in the Preseason Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday morning as the Cats were one of four Big 12 teams ranked in the season’s initial top 25.
Fans can watch live online when Oklahoma State football hosts its media day event this Saturday. The show goes live at 4:30 p.m. when Mike Gundy takes to the podium to visit with members of the media and continues when Larry Reece hosts the 2014 Oklahoma State Football Preview show that will include live drop-ins from several Cowboy players, highlights and more. More>>
Kansas State incoming freshman Tre Harris will gain valuable international experience August 11-19, as he will travel with the Global Sports Academy to Belgium, Germany, England and the Netherlands. More>>
Gus the Gorilla is inviting all kids to join The Pitt Crew, Pitt State Athletics youth booster club! Registration is now open for the 2014-15 school year. More>>
Sooners fans can now choose mobile delivery of their tickets for University of Oklahoma Athletics events. This new option for 2014 allows fans to present their mobile tickets on their smartphones at the entrance of OU Athletics facilities.
Former Razorback great Scotty Thurman will join the Razorback Sports Network as a color analyst on University of Arkansas men’s basketball games beginning this season. More>>
Press Release K-STATE:Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters was one of 27 quarterbacks across the nation to be named to the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award watch list as the nation’s top senior quarterback, the organization has announced. Waters is the fourth Wildcat to be in contention for the honor and the first since Collin Klein won the award in 2012, while Michael Bishop (1998) and Chad May (1994) were both finalists. Waters was one of three Big 12 quarterbacks named to the watch list, jo... More>>
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith says that the time is approaching where he will shelve all talk about a contract extension and focus solely on football for the remainder of the season.The Chiefs have been discussing a new deal with Smiths' representatives for months, though the sides remain far apart. Smith said after practice Wednesday that he's yet to set a date to break off negotiations, but he acknowledged that "at some point mentally it'll come to me."Smith is due $7... More>>
The National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) has suspended University of Missouri sophomore wide receiver Levi Copelin from athletic competition for the 2014-15 season.
Missouri Southern volleyball coach John Napier has announced the addition of Priscilla Morgan to the coaching staff. More>>
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson still believes his best days are ahead.The 31-year-old veteran is beginning his 10th season, coming off his third Pro Bowl and closing in on the franchise record for tackles.He needs just 19 to reach 1,000 for his career, which would be one more than Gary Spani recorded from 1978-86.Johnson said this week that he hasn't thought about hanging up his cleats, even though he'll turn 32 in November.Johnson said he's still working out in the ... More>>
PRESS RELEASE MSSUJoplin, Mo. --Missouri Southern men's track and field coach Bryan Schiding has announced the addition of 19 individuals to participate in track and field at Southern begining this fall.The list of athletes includes 14 high schoolers, three junior college transfers and two Division II transfers. Amongst the group is eight All-State performances, three state championships, two All-Americans and one National Champion."I am pleased to announce our recruiting class for 2014-15," ... More>>
PRESS RELEASE MSSUJoplin, Mo. --Missouri Southern soccer coach Alese Woolard has announced the signing ofCassidy Schoolfield, who transfers to Southern from Division I Mississippi Valley State.Schoolfield, a 5-4 defender and native of Bixby, Okla., transfers to Southern after one season at Division I Mississippi Valley. She played in 12 games for the Devilettes as a true freshman. Schoolfield recorded two shots on the season and had two starts, one against Louisiana - Laffayette and Louisiana... More>>
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) - NCAA officials say Oklahoma State's football program no longer faces restrictions for the upcoming school year because its Academic Progress Rate has been amended.OSU says that earlier this summer, officials discovered the recent graduation of a student-athlete from the 1990s, which resulted in the addition of a delayed graduation point and pushed the Cowboys above the threshold for restrictions.When the NCAA released its APR data in May, OSU football had an average s... More>>
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Oklahoma is adding two of the school's former athletes and NCAA champions to its wrestling coaching staff.Wrestling coach Mark Cody announced Tuesday that Andrew Howe has been hired as an assistant coach, while Kendric Maple will serve as a volunteer assistant coach.Howe is a four-time All-American, while Maple earned three All-American honors. The pair joins assistant coach Michael Lightner, who is also an NCAA champion and four-time All-American.Howe won the 2010 NCAA C... More>>
BOSTON (AP) - The Toronto Blue Jays have traded right-hander Liam Hendriks and catcher Erik Kratz to the Kansas City Royals for infielder Danny Valencia.The deal between playoff contenders was announced as the Blue Jays were starting their game in Boston on Monday night.The 29-year-old Valencia hit .282 with two home runs and 11 RBIs in 36 games for Kansas City. He also has played for Minnesota, Boston and Baltimore.Kratz will join the Royals for Tuesday night's game against Minnesota and Hen... More>>
Pittsburg State football will host its Fifth Annual Ladies Night at the Pitt on Saturday, August 16 beginning at 5 p.m. More>>
ST. LOUIS (AP) - It's become a rite of training camp for Sam Bradford.Every summer, he deals with the oversized burden of living up to getting picked first overall in 2010. The St. Louis Rams quarterback is not surprised that once again, he's supposedly at a career crossroads.Bradford can't remember when that wasn't perceived to be the case, and he tries to ignore low outside expectations that include a fantasy rating in the bottom half of NFL quarterbacks and other assorted doubts. He's as e... More>>
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on Monday. The guy who is challenging him for the spot slid over to center during another portion of the workout.Rishaw Johnson and Zach Fulton are just the start of the offensive line shuffle.After watching three linemen who started last season depart in free agency - all within hours of each other - the Chiefs are trying to cobble together some sort... More>>
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Carl Edwards' 11-year run with Roush-Fenway Racing will end after this NASCAR season.Roush officials confirm that Edwards will not be back in the No. 99 Ford, which had long been rumored but not substantiated because Edwards refuses to publicly discuss contract negotiations. He's believed to be headed to Joe Gibbs Racing in a new fourth car, but his contract with Roush doesn't permit him to announce his plans until September.(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights... More>>
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly opened training camp Saturday dealing with an issue he never faced before - one of his top players being suspended.Right tackle Lane Johnson, Kelly's first opening-round draft pick and the fourth overall pick of the 2013 draft will miss the first four games of the 2014 season after testing positive for a banned substance.Johnson started all 16 games as a rookie and the team's wild-card playoff loss to the New Orleans Saints. He won't be... More>>