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An 11th straight Big 12 title in Kansas' sights

The Jayhawks can wrap up a share of the conference crown by beating No. 20 West Virginia on Tuesday night, or claim it outright if Oklahoma stumbles at Iowa State on Monday night.

Update: Auburn's Mason won't play at Missouri after father's death

The guard is Auburn's second-leading scorer this season.

Wild week leads to changes across college basketball's AP Top 25 poll

Maryland was the big riser after wins over Wisconsin and Michigan.

Wichita State beats Northern Iowa to win Missouri Valley title

Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet combined for 30 points, 14 assists and zero turnovers for Wichita State (27-3, 17-1). Three other Shockers — Tekele Cotton, Darius Carter and Evan Wessel — scored 11 points each.

Eric Hosmer hopes to build off postseason success with Royals

The first baseman is ready to up his game for the Royals after signing a two-year contract on Feb. 18.

No. 19 Baylor beats injury-plagued No. 20 West Virginia

Taurean Prince scored 20 points for his 13th consecutive double-figure scoring game, Rico Gathers had another double-double, and the Bears won their fourth consecutive game.

Tim Quarterman's triple-double leads LSU past Mississippi

Tim Quarterman had 18 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and LSU pulled into a fourth-place tie in the Southeastern Conference with a 73-63 victory over Ole Miss.

Kentucky asserts dominance with 84-67 win over Akansas

Andrew Harrison and Trey Lyles each scored 18 points, and top-ranked Kentucky rolled past No. 18 Arkansas 84-67 Saturday to clinch the Southeastern Conference regular-season title.

Columbia College women couldn't close senior night game

William Woods controlled the pace of the second half and held on to a late lead to win 66-59.

David Ortiz vows to not change his routine despite new MLB rule

"I might run out of money," the slugger said. Major League Baseball can dock him, starting May 1, up to $500 per offense of a new rule for hitters at the plate.

NFL stadium construction plan approved near Los Angeles, backed by Rams owner

The city of Inglewood, California, has unanimously and emphatically approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.


Warm weather poses problems for Iditarod plans

 A lack of snow in the greater Anchorage area already has forced the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race to move 225 miles north from Willow to Fairbanks.

 

Big 12 Commissioner issues public reprimand of Kansas State

Bowlsby's admonition Wednesday came the same day Kansas State student Nathan Power was publicly identified as the fan who body-checked Kansas forward Jamari Traylor after the Wildcats' 70-63 victory over the No. 8 Jayhawks on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum.

Players against MLB speed-up changes

Baseball players' association head Tony Clark is encouraging his membership to make slight adjustments that will improve the pace of games without completely altering the way they do their jobs.

Baylor removes formerly homeless player from team

Nacita, a walk-on reserve from Bakersfield, California, posted on Twitter on Wednesday that he had been ruled ineligible because he accepted a close family friend's offer to provide a place for him to live when he could not afford to pay for it.

Columbia basketball slips in NAIA rankings

The Columbia College men's basketball team fell four spots to No. 13 in this week's NAIA top-25 rankings. The women's team remains unranked for the fourth straight week.

ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments

ESPN calls his comments "completely inappropriate."

Melee after Kansas State's upset puts spotlight on safety

"This has to stop," said Self, whose eighth-ranked Jayhawks have watched similar scenes unfold countless times over the years, including earlier this month in a loss at Oklahoma State.

"You need to get security to the point where player safety isn't a question."

Stephens College women's basketball loses to Lyon College

Stephens will finish its regular season at 7 p.m. Thursday at home against Missouri Baptist University.

Alex Rodriguez reports to Yankees early, avoids PED specifics

When asked what he would have done differently the past two years, Rodriguez responded by saying: "I don't have time for that."

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