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Glass says Royals can make playoffs, season not make-or-break

David Glass witnessed the apex of his club firsthand. Glass flew from his home in Arkansas to Detroit during the middle of June, the hottest stretch of Royals baseball in 2014, a 10-game winning streak that culminated three consecutive victories over their American League Central rulers and a temporary stay in first place.

Wildcat, Jayhawk on Biletnikoff Award list

Kansas State's Tyler Lockett and Kansas' Nick Harwell were named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list. The top receiver in the nation earns the honor.

Cavaliers reached out to Bill Self about coaching vacancy

Before selecting former Kansas star Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 overall pick in late June, the Cleveland Cavaliers also had interest in Jayhawks men’s basketball coach Bill Self.

Shocker Summer: Gene Wiley was an overlooked legend

Editor’s note: This column originally appeared in The Eagle on Dec. 25, 2005.

Shocker Summer: When 119 RBIs in a season was no big deal

Editor’s note: This column originally appeared on June 8, 1982, during WSU’s first College World Series appearance.

Shocker Summer: When 10,666 seats weren’t enough, there was cable TV

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Eagle on July 17, 1981.

Derek Jeter, an All-Star for the last time (VIDEO)

Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.

Germany wins first World Cup since ’90

With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany’s 24-year wait for another World Cup title.

Wingnuts win ninth straight

The top five hitters in the Wingnuts batting order have eliminated the need to project.

Royals salvage series finale

It took 33 2/3 innings and nearly 12 hours of baseball for the Royals to take a lead during a four-game series with the Tigers.

Knost used APL to launch pro career

Colt Knost’s last few months as an amateur golfer couldn’t have played out much better.

Cavs coach Blatt says Wiggins isn't expected to be traded

Life has been rapidly changing for Andrew Wiggins lately. No longer the freshman phenom at Kansas, he's now the prodigy, the No. 1 pick in the draft. He's also changing positions.

Goddard’s Derek Norris reaches All-Star Game in a hurry

Goddard baseball coach Tom Campa thought Derek Norris could become an all-star as early as 2006, when he moved the current Oakland Athletics standout from high school third baseman to catcher.

Wingnuts rally to beat Amarillo

Leading their division by eight games with an eight-game winning streak and the best record in the American Association, it seems all the Wingnuts need is a challenge. And it doesn’t get much more challenging than trying to rally in the bottom of the ninth.

Arthur, Bryce Brown play host to almost 200 in youth football camp

Early Saturday morning, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown donned a fisherman’s hat and went to work. Unglamorous work at that.

Newton’s Sand Creek Station ready for national golf stage

NEWTON – When the sprawling Sand Creek Station Golf Course opened on Newton’s southwest side eight years ago, general manager Chris Tuohey hinted at ambitious possibilities.

Michael Pearce: Fishing for quantity with quantity

Like clowns from a tiny car at the circus, fishing rods kept coming and coming from Jerry Howard’s boat. They came from stacks on each side of where he sat at the back of the 18-foot boat. Others were carefully pulled from the boat’s side, where they’d been threaded through narrow openings to rest within the craft’s hull.

State parks get boost from Fourth of July traffic

No fatalities in Kansas state parks, or the reservoirs they serve, over the Fourth of July holiday weekend was the best news Linda Lanterman could hear. Second was that attendance and revenue were high.

Shocker Summer: The day the Stephenson Era ended – then restarted

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Eagle on July 12, 2005.

Shocker Summer: When four was almost greater than five

Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in The Eagle on Feb. 24, 1989.

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