Nine former Jayhawks will be headed to NFL rookie camps, including three with the Chiefs and two with the Chicago Bears.
Quarterback Dayne Crist, linebacker/fullback Toben Opurum and safety Bradley McDougald will attend Kansas City’s rookie mini-camp, … Continue reading →
The Royals look to build off a solid start to the 2013 season By Dylan Gehlbach Earlier today, 30,000 fans packed into Kauffman Stadium to see the Kansas City Royals win in walk-off fashion over the Toronto Blue Jays. With the win, the Royals solidified a winning first home stand and remained tied with the Detroit Tigers at the top of the American League Central standings at a record of 7-5. Not much, and early in the season, but Royals fans will take it. Especially after the way the Royals started their last season. In a season that was billed to be “Our Time,” 2012 was anything but that for the Royals. They found that… Continue reading →
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — You could almost say that Jeff Withey blocked history.
Or you could just say that history was driving down the lane, saw Withey and kicked it out to its teammate that missed the shot at history.
Either way, Western Kentucky was nearly the No. 16 seed that did, but Jeff Withey scored 17 points off 7-of-8 shooting and dragged the Jayhawks across the finish line in their 64-57 win over the Hilltoppers.
“Jeff always bails us out,” forward Kevin Young said. “That’s his job. He’s a senior and he’s a leader. We put everything on his shoulders.”
Kansas’ coach, Bill Self, and players spoke to members of the media prior to Friday’s 2nd Round matchup with 16th Seed Western Kentucky. Bill Self Press Conference Jeff Withey and Kevin Young Western Kentucky coach, Ray Harper, and players spoke to members of the media prior to Friday’s 2nd Round matchup with #1 Seed Kansas. Ray Harper Press Conference Western Kentucky Players Press Conference Continue reading →
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Travis Releford slowly strolled across the Sprint Center’s court, sporting his new Big 12 Tournament champions hat to go with his gray sweats. He was following his 2-year-old son, Travis Jr., who was running across the court’s confetti-filled floor.
Travis picked up his son, along with a piece of pink confetti for Travis Jr. to play with, to have as a memento of his father’s recent accomplishment. Only Travis Jr. wasn’t impressed. He threw it to the floor, perhaps hoping for a more meaningful piece of confetti in the future.