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Big 12 media days: Bowlsby warns of impending changes

DALLAS – If you like collegiate sports in their present state, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby says, you may be disappointed with the changes that are coming.

Chiefs must decide if future training camps will take place in St. Joseph (VIDEOS)

When Chiefs coach Andy Reid stepped outside of his team's dormitory to address the media for the beginning of training camp on Sunday, the very first thing he did was thank their host city and host school.

Wingnuts change script, take lead early in 8-5 win over Explorers

After surviving the unpredictability of ninth-inning comebacks for much of the last two weeks, the Wingnuts rediscovered a more sustainable method for victory on Sunday afternoon.

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder, sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt.

Red Sox send Royals to third straight loss

The eyes of Alex Gordon watered as he choked down a bite of apple. A coughing fit had interrupted him as considered a 6-0 Royals loss, a three-game sweep by the Boston Red Sox and a return to a sub-.500 record. When he resumed speaking, bile flowed from his mouth, the only sound of distress inside the otherwise milquetoast clubhouse of a third-place team.

Kevin Jenks relishes role as new head of NBC World Series (VIDEO)

Kevin Jenks’ passion for baseball doesn’t need a flow chart.

Shocker Summer: Women’s sports needed time to become part of athletic department

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Eagle on June 22, 1980.

Byron Meth wins final U.S. Amateur Public Links on 37th hole

There was a hint of irony Saturday afternoon as Byron Meth held the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship trophy on Sand Creek Station’s 10th green.

Wiggins' first summer-league stint had everything (VIDEOS)

Andrew Wiggins got a little of everything out of a week in Las Vegas.

A look at the top position battles at Chiefs camp

As a lead-in to the Chiefs’ training camp in St. Joseph, which begins Sunday when rookies and quarterbacks report to Missouri Western State University, here’s a look at the 10 most interesting position battles.

Shocker Summer: Pitchers meetings with Brent Kemnitz

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Eagle on Oct. 8, 1997.

Wingnuts’ ninth-inning magic continues

Baseball almost always affords the chance to atone for mistakes.

Many college quarterbacks would rather move on than wait around

When Daniel Sams informed Bill Snyder he wanted to transfer last spring, he encountered heavy resistance.

Royals’ offense fails to support Duffy in loss to Red Sox

The challenge arrived in the form of a 92-mph fastball. Danny Duffy did not have to throw it. But he opted for valor rather than discretion, and the Royals suffered the consequences in a 2-1 loss to the Red Sox.

Besler, Zusi will remain with Sporting KC

Matt Besler and Graham Zusi have agreed to designated player contracts with Sporting Kansas City, the club announced Saturday. The contracts will be guaranteed and will run through the 2018 season, Sporting Club CEO Robb Heineman said.

Former Newman golfer Jeremy Gant writes book about his heart transplant

There was a time, not too long ago, when the idea of writing a 20-page paper for one of his classes at Newman University just about seemed like the worst thing in the world to Jeremy Gant.

Wichita State’s Kihle named to Cape Cod All-Star team

Wichita State outfielder Daniel Kihle will play in the Cape Cod League All-Star game on July 27 in Bourne, Mass.

Shocker notes: Carter works on leap to becoming standout senior

Wichita State forward Darius Carter finished his junior season scoring double figures in six of his final 10 regular-season basketball games and making 62 percent of his shots.

Prairie chicken propagation plan has risks

Biologist Mike Morrow speaks from experience when he criticizes Gov. Sam Brownback’s plans for raising and releasing lesser prairie chickens to bolster the bird’s populations.

Wildlife officials heading to western Kansas to dicuss pheasant population

Robin Jennison is hitting the road, hoping to visit with western Kansas residents on the current state and future of the Kansas pheasant population. He’ll be taking a sizable number of Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism biologists, and legislators on the July 28-30 bus tour.

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