The Kansas State football team has ended its strike from athletic activities following the athletic department’s new Diversity and Inclusion programming, which was announced Wednesday.
Gene Taylor was named the country’s eighth best athletic director by watchstadium.com’s college athletics insiders Jeff Goodman and Brett McMurphy on Tuesday.
Kansas State athletics has identified new steps to include in its plan to grow its social justice programming and awareness for student-athletes, coaches and staff.
Chrissy Carr swears she watched the video close to 10 times. She couldn’t help it. Even a month after the fact, the thought keeps gnawing at her: George Floyd, the Black man who died May 25 when a white Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck for nearly nine minutes, could have been her…
It took a call with a teammate to do it, but Kansas State freshman defensive back Tee Denson is in a better place mentally than he was last week.
One day after nearly the entire Kansas State football team released a letter stating it wouldn’t “play, practice or meet” until it sees institutional change on racism at the university, head coach Chris Klieman released his strongest statement yet.
The Kansas State football team is, in essence, on strike. And what the players want, ultimately, is for those with a visible platform at the university to denounce racism repeatedly — and loudly — whenever it arises.
Some of Kansas State's Black student-athletes want the university to take action. And if their demands aren't met, they are prepared to sit out all athletics-related events.
Kansas State athletics director Gene Taylor and head football coach Chris Klieman released statements Friday morning in the wake of a controversial tweet from a student that led two football players to threaten to quit the team.
Kansas State women’s basketball guard Chrissy Carr was one of six panelists who spoke about the intersection of race and sports Thursday during a panel hosted by the Kansas City Star.
Suspended West Virginia defensive coordinator Vic Koenning apologized Wednesday after a player alleged he made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics.
As Sean Snyder looked around for his next job following 26 years in various roles within Kansas State’s athletics department, his father, legendary head football coach Bill Snyder, felt that one factor superseded all others.
The good news, in Gene Taylor’s mind, is it’s still June. In the coming months, Taylor hopes the United States continues to get a better grasp of how to manage trying to resume some semblance of daily life as the coronavirus pandemic remains ever present — and without a vaccine.
West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Vic Koenning on administrative leave after a player alleged in a social media post that the assistant coach made a series of insensitive remarks, including against Hispanics.
Kansas State’s upperclassmen football players were the first to report back to campus earlier this month. The problems began with the newcomers — freshmen and transfers — who started to trickle in soon after.
Kansas State football’s summer workouts are on pause after officials reported the total number of players who’ve tested positive for coronavirus is now at 14.
Eight players on the K-State football team have now tested positive for coronavirus, which likely meets the formal definition of an outbreak.
Two of the most recognizable players in Kansas State football history are hoping to be inducted with the all-time greats.
Editor’s note: This story has been corrected from an earlier version. A city health official told The Mercury the wrong number of cases Wednesday morning.
Monday was a productive day on the recruiting trail for Kansas State football, as the program picked up two 2021 commitments within hours of each other.
Kansas State expects to welcome spectators inside Bill Snyder Family Stadium this fall. The number, however, is still to be determined.
As Matt Thomason works through plans and ideas — and talks of more plans and ideas — to help Kansas State’s student-athletes safely return to campus, one issue sticks out like a sore thumb. There’s no manual on how to prevent a highly contagious disease — in this case, the coronavirus — from…
Brad Korn took his time in deciding when to sit down and share his thoughts on the death of George Floyd and how it fit within the larger issue of racism in the United States. Korn, a former Kansas State men’s basketball assistant, went back and forth in his mind over, “What I should say, if…
As Charlie Dickey looks around at the racial unrest roiling the country, he admits he can speak from a point of view that sets him apart.
Sports have an innate ability to unify people in ways few other parts of society can replicate. Particularly when it comes to the makeup of the teams themselves, they can be a melting pot of people of varying races, backgrounds and socioeconomic levels.
The two most high-profile members of Kansas State’s football program spoke out on racial injustice Monday.
Bruce Weber looked on in horror this past week as protests took place in major cities throughout the United States as a result of the killing of George Floyd, an African-American man, at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers.
With major cities around the United States seeing people take to the streets in recent days to protest the killing of George Floyd at the hands of four Minneapolis police officers Monday, Kansas State's athletics department felt compelled to reiterate its support for its student-athletes.
A face familiar to Joshua Youngblood might join him in Kansas State’s locker room in the future. Youngblood, a rising sophomore wide receiver who became an All-American kick returner last season, starred at Berkeley Preparatory School in Tampa, Fla.
Pete Hughes can’t think of a single reason college baseball shouldn’t adopt a recent proposal to start the season later in the calendar year. Hughes, who was in the middle of his second year as Kansas State’s head coach when the coronavirus pandemic forced a premature end to the 2020 season,…
The Kansas State women’s basketball team will host Kentucky as part of the 2020 SEC/Big 12 Challenge. It will mark the first meeting between the two schools.