Bill Snyder turned 75 years old on Tuesday and probably stayed up pretty late last night. No, it wasn’t because the longtime Kansas State coach was out partying or even blowing out three-quarters of a century’s worth of candles into the early morning hours.
KANSAS CITY — Good grief!! What will this city be like tonight? “Loud,” offered outfielder Alex Gordon, who drove in the Royals’ first run against the Los Angeles Angels Friday night. “Really, really loud.” “Just plain crazy,” summed up first baseman Eric Hosmer, whose screaming two-run
I don’t imagine it’s ever an easy decision to fire a coach, especially during the season like Charlie Weis was on Sunday. But nonetheless, that’s what Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger felt was necessary after the Jayhawks’ 2-2 start to the season
Maybe it’s too early in the season to start this kind of talk, but I’ll say it anyway. This Kansas State defense looks special. Now let me qualify it. The final score of 58-28 doesn’t scream defensive dominance. Not against a Conference
On a night when Kansas State needed its defense to be special, it obliged. That’s the positive spin in an otherwise maddening loss for K-State, which left 16 points on the field in the form of three missed field goals and a fluky interception in
KANSAS CITY — You almost have to start believing when the Royals’ margin of victory comes via two home runs by Erik Kratz. Don’t you? Kratz, a 34-year-old journeyman catcher, was picked up from Toronto on July 28 in exchange for utility infielder Danny Valencia — and
That quote from a Hall of Famer has been recycled every few years, and with good reason. Baseball certainly has bumbled along despite itself — from a time long before Terry’s heyday in the 1930s right up to this evening. Start with this: What sort
If you’ve ever dreamed of diving into a pool full of twenty-dollar bills, just head to Bramlage Coliseum. That’s the headquarters of the K-State athletics department, and they’re swimming in money up there. It’s spurting out of spigots so fast they
Don’t lie, soccer fans. Your head dropped in despair in the 82nd minute Monday night, and that red, white and blue top hat tumbled onto the carpet. You could almost hear the entire nation groan as Ghana’s relentless, game-long pressure finally broke an
Athletic directors don’t want to believe it and the NCAA tries to pretend it doesn’t happen. The Leti Romero case at Kansas State should serve as a reminder for everyone that not all student-athletes commit and sign with universities, but rather with coaches
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