A few times in recent years, players from opposing teams have snapped photos of handwritten notes they received from Snyder and have posted the photos and their thanks on Twitter. The photos often go viral.
As Christmas Eve turns into Christmas Day, lights in every color shine through the night around the world. Colored bulbs decorate buildings from Ahmadabad, India. Candles illuminate the faces of the faithful at a church in Beijing, China. And Santa Claus floats on a boat full of twinkling lights near Genoa, Italy.
Follow live updates from The Eagle’s Paul Suellentrop and others on your mobile device or desktop as the Shockers take on George Washington at the Diamond Head Classic. The game starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN2 and aired on radio station KEYN 103.7-FM.
Three years after the state of Kansas raised the speed limit 5 mph to 75 on certain highways, fatalities and injuries are rocketing, according to new numbers compiled by the state Transportation Department.
▪ The Diamond Head Classic title may be decided on dangerous territory for the Shockers. Even after making a season-best 77.8 percent from the foul line against Hawaii, the Shockers are shooting 65.9 percent.
Kansas Insurance Commissioner Sandy Praeger’s term won’t expire until next month, but a public reception held to honor her Monday in Topeka signaled the looming end of a long and distinguished career of public service to Kansans.
Wichita State freshmen came up big in an 80-79 overtime win over Hawaii on Tuesday. The No. 11 Shockers (10-1) play George Washington (8-3) on Thursday in the championship game of the Diamond Head Classic.
Programmable thermostats are not the holy grail of home heating, cranking up the furnace does nothing to heat a chilly house faster, and fireplaces used as heating sources literally suck paid-for warm air up the chimney.
A somber Pope Francis steeped his Christmas message to the world Thursday in sadness for those with little cause for joy — abused children, refugees, hostages and others suffering from violence in the Middle East, Africa, Ukraine and elsewhere.