A nine-year-old who spent the summer working as bat boy for Kansas collegiate baseball team the Liberal Bee Jays died Sunday evening, one day after he was hit in the head by a warmup swing during a National Baseball Congress World Series game.
Yesterday’s Drunkspin celebrated June’s arrival by blabbing about beach beer, which was fun until the whole thing turned out to be a dirty damn tease. While I was inside writing about the perfect low-alcohol ginger-grapefruit beer for lifeguards who want to catch a safe little buzz in the sun, the outside part of my…
A man confronted a Kansas youth football coach over his son's playing time, and a group of men beat the coach before his wife pulled out of a gun of her own and fired a shot into the air, according to police.
The Mountaineers upset No. 8 Kansas this afternoon 92-86 and the students stormed the court in celebration. One fan also brought along an enormous Richie Incognito face. What is the rule for storming the court with a giant Richie Incognito face?
Kansas State outlasted Kansas in overtime tonight and everyone on the Wildcats bench was having a good time, including Shane Southwell who left the game with an injured ankle.
Kansas teenager Brendan Moore was arrested and charged last week for planning a school shooting at Topeka West High School. A crew from local news station WIBW wanted a fellow student to interview for a reaction, and they found Nate Magers. They should have kept looking.
You've heard about him, and maybe watched this ridiculous YouTube video, or this one, or this one, or this one. He's Andrew Wiggins, the 18-year-old basketball phenom who's already been called the next LeBron James. Last May, Wiggins committed to the University of Kansas, where he'll likely stay for one year before…
Some lucky fan before tonight's Kansas-Iowa State game got close enough to Brent Musburger to get a picture and a cleverly autographed poster.
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Welp, it happened. Kansas State, once thought unbeatable†, loosed the SI-cover-jinx-aided mother of all bedshits Saturday. Call it the revenge of the Southwest* Conference: Texas A&M downs the No. 1 Crimson Tide last week, Baylor (editor's note: LOL) conks the Wildcats this week. This is agonizingly disappointing for…
Poor Jack Sock. The tennis gladiator named after the bravest piece of laundry in the mid-hamper has succumbed to Nicolás Almagro in the third round of the US Open. Sock's sacking was hardly surprising. After all, Almagro was the tournament's 11-seed. Sock, meanwhile, was unseeded. No shame there.
These are handwritten notes from James Naismith describing the circumstances of the first game of basketball. They are not newly discovered, they were part of an auction from December 2006, but that does not make them any less fascinating. In all, there are eight pages worth of Naismith's thoughts and anxieties…
Baylor and Kentucky start the day off at 2:20 p.m. and then Roy Williams and UNC take on the still-special Kansas Jayhawks at 5:05 p.m. All the action is on CBS and in the comments below. Enjoy.
We first showed you what it looked and sounded like last week, when members of the Southern Miss pep band put their ignorance on full display by taking aim at Kansas State's Angel Rodriguez during the first round of the NCAA tournament. In case you missed it, we've again posted the video for you above.
Donald Watson of Springfield, Mo. was charged yesterday for invading a home while naked. While he was there, he donned a former tenant's beloved Kansas basketball outfit and then took off on a police chase; he was ultimately taken into custody after "a run-in with a police dog."
Your morning roundup for March 28, the day Lindsay became the artist formerly known as Lindsay Lohan.
Two pairs of parents are suing their Kansas school district because they claim the basketball coach solicited personal loans from them, and cut their kids from the team after they pressured him to pay up.
Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and the blogosphere to bring you everything you need to know to start your day.