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K-State Sports - Columns

  • Columns |Women's Basketball | March 11, 2014

    Kinder: Firing Patterson could prove a risky gamble for Currie

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    We’ve seen bold and daring before, and in five years time, John Currie has been nothing short of that as Kansas State’s athletic director. Currie was aggressive in overhauling K-State’s fundraising efforts, taking over an athletic department riddled with missteps and turning

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | February 11, 2014

    Kinder: KU’s stars no match for Cats’ bench

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    Bruce Weber said it best Monday night. When asked if the Sunflower Showdown is a rivalry, the second-year Kansas State coach said, “For a day it is — we made it one for a day.” For at least a day, the coach is right after the

  • Columns | February 10, 2014

    Kinder: Smart, gay athletes and baseball

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    Just a few thoughts from the sports weekend that was and what lies ahead… • Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out Sunday, becoming the first openly gay NFL draft prospect. Good for him. Good for the NFL. Good for America. Sam took the first step

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 13, 2014

    Jellison: Despite setback, Cats still progressing

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    If Saturday felt like a reason to give up, then stop. You’re doing it wrong. This was a team that was built from recruiting trips last season, for the most part, teamed with a few guys with starting experience and long-time role players. (Kansas

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | January 05, 2014

    Kinder: Young Cats throw wrench into Big 12 race

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    The two-horse race we thought would be the Big 12 this season might have just added a third entry to the field. It’s early still, but Kansas State did its part Saturday to shake things up by edging sixth-ranked Oklahoma State and defending Big 12 Player

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | December 23, 2013

    Jellison: Wildcats making strides

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    During my drive back from Saturday’s win over Gonzaga, I had a lot of time to think about the game. Part of that was due to the near blizzard conditions that made the drive from Wichita to Salina take 2 1/2 hours, and forced me to

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | December 09, 2013

    Jellison: December important for K-State

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    Let’s be honest, November was basically a disaster for the Kansas State men’s basketball team. Thomas Gipson was hurt from the start, and the Wildcats struggled to find any sort of identity in losing their opening game to Northern Colorado. Then, looking to

  • Columns | December 08, 2013

    Cameron: Royals unable to snag Beltran, but still have options

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Royals fans first were disappointed on Friday night. Then they got angry. The news that caused all the fuss was veteran outfielder Carlos Beltran agreeing to a 3-year, $45 million contract with the New York Yankees. All by itself, Beltran to the Yanks

  • Columns |Football | November 29, 2013

    Kinder: Being close in proximity does not a rivalry make

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    You can’t blame conference realignment for this one. No, the poor state of the Sunflower Showdown falls squarely on the two schools involved. Kansas State and Kansas need to share this epic fail. When I think of rivalries, I think Texas/Oklahoma, Nebraska/Oklahoma,

  • Columns |Manhattan High School | November 08, 2013

    Guggisberg: Kansas high school football playoff system needs work

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    When it comes to KSHSAA’s district and playoff system for football, there’s a lot to dislike. Each team is placed in a four-team district dictated mostly by geography, making some teams travel great distances while others play teams in their own backyard. But

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