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Oregon Vs. Kansas Live Stream: Watch NCAA March Madness Game Online

Midwest top seed Kansas has been unstoppable throughout the 2017 NCAA Tournament and they’ve just got to get past the Oregon Ducks to make it to the …

March Madness

The Latest: Oregon joins Gonzaga in Final Four

The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times Eastern):<p>10:54 p.m.<p>Oregon is in the Final Four.<p>Tyler Dorsey scored 27 points and Jordan Bell was two blocks away from a triple-double as Oregon upset No. 1 seed Kansas 74-60 in the Midwest Regional final.<p>Joining Oregon in the Final Four is Gonzaga, which …

College Basketball

High-flying Jayhawks present question: Can they be stopped?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Purdue coach Matt Painter stopped short of calling Kansas invincible on Thursday night.<p>Not by much.<p>After watching the top-seeded Jayhawks run roughshod over his overmatched Boilermakers in the Midwest Regional semifinals, Painter was asked whether anybody can stop Kansas — a …

College Basketball

Game-Time For Saturday's Kansas-Oregon Game Is Set

The tip time for the Midwest Regional final has been set.<p>Kansas and Oregon will tip-off at 8:49 p.m. E.T. on Saturday night from Kansas City. The …

Sports

Watch: Kansas G Lagerald Vick Throws Down Sick 360 Dunk

The second half of Purdue-Kansas has been all Jayhawks.<p>One of the highlights of the explosive KU run that has put the No. 1 seed in control? This …

Sports

Can the Arts Thrive Without Washington? A Kansas Town Says Yes

HAYS, Kan. — When taxpayer money for the arts started getting tight in Kansas, Brenda Meder began scrubbing toilets at the gallery she oversees here, rather than paying for custodial services. She cooked the finger food for receptions, instead of using a caterer. And she signed up more dues-paying …

The Arts

Kansas football still has an early top-15 class. Can KU keep its 2 Louisiana 4-stars?

History says it will be tough.<p>Last weekend I took a trip to New Orleans for the Nike Opening Regional Camp. One of the themes that stood out was the talented group of players committed to the University of Kansas.<p>Five weeks ago, Kansas had a top-five recruiting class.<p>I don’t know what’s in the …

College Football

Recent Kansas Editorials

The Kansas City Star, March 18<p>Prospect of guns in state mental hospitals means it's time for lawmakers to act<p>Common sense dictates that Kansas …

Government

As ACA Repeal Vote Nears, Kansas Debates Expanding Medicaid

Kansas lawmakers know they are late to the Medicaid expansion party, but they appear determined to show up anyway.<p>"I feel like now is as good a time as any," says Anthony Hensley, the leader of the Democratic minority in the state Senate.<p>For the past three years, Republican Gov. Sam Brownback and …

Health Care

How Much Can You Cut Taxes? Don't Ask Kansas

Here is a sentence I never thought I'd write: Art Laffer is right.<p>I refer specifically to tax incentives. Laffer was recently asked about the mess that is Kansas, and he responded by saying Governor Sam Brownback had the right idea in cutting taxes. He just failed to cut taxes massively enough.<p>When …

Taxes

Rome Is Looking Better From Topeka

Kansas can only hope that reports are true that the Trump administration will let its governor, Sam Brownback, escape the disaster he created in Topeka for a quieter United Nations agricultural post in Rome. And global humanity can only hope for the best.<p>Mr. Brownback, a Republican first elected on …

Opinion

The August eclipse is the 'most spectacular thing you'll ever see,' especially in Missouri

“It is the most spectacular thing you will ever see. Once you see it, you will never forget it,” Astronomy magazine senior editor Michael Bakich promises viewers of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States in 38 years.<p>To celebrate, Bakich is planning “the biggest event on Earth” in …

University of Missouri

No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 9 Michigan State Prediction, Game Preview

Kansas vs. Michigan State prediction and game preview, as the No. 1 Jayhawks and No. 9 Spartans face off in the second round of the NCAA …

College Basketball

Following ‘dog days’ practices, KU players see defensive progress

The main thought following Kansas’ early loss in the Big 12 Tournament was that players could get some benefit from resting.<p>And while that was …

College Basketball

KU's Tyler Self says he didn't know score on his three-pointer

University of Kansas<p>Kansas senior Frank Mason spoke during a press conference on Thursday, March 16, 2017 in Tulsa, Okla.<p>KU freshman Josh Jackson was …

Man in wheelchair dies after hit by Kansas City truck

Kansas City police are investigating after a city water department truck struck and killed a man in a wheelchair.<p>The water department said two of its …

Kansas City

To honour Indian techie's death, Kansas recognises Mar 16 as 'Indian American Appreciation Day'

The US state of Kansas has recognised March 16 as 'Indian American Appreciation Day' to honour an Indian techie who was killed last month in a …

Affidavit reveals new details in Josh Jackson car vandalism case

A newly released court document in the incident between KU basketball star Josh Jackson and women’s basketball player McKenzie Calvert includes …

Crime

Sporting Kansas City's Dom Dwyer gets US citizenship

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This real-life story of 'Dodge City' is as colorful as anything Hollywood imagined | Books

According to legend, a passenger aboard the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe line rumbling through Kansas was asked his destination. "To hell, most …

Texas

Alabama transfers Daylon Charlot, Charles Baldwin a catch for Kansas - Big 12 Blog

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- When Daylon Charlot meets a football fan or fellow student at Kansas, the conversation shifts abruptly at even the slightest …

College Football

Kansas gets energy boost from former TCU coordinator Doug Meacham - Big 12 Blog

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Cold does not happen in Central America. So on a night like Monday, when Doug Meacham walked outside into a lingering blast of …

College Football

Is Sam Brownback about to get a political bailout from Donald Trump?

Kansas is reeling from Brownback’s policies. Trump wants to send him to Rome to talk about food.<p>Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R) will soon be given a …

Social Justice

Kansas City Chiefs rumors: Bennie Logan signed

The Kansas City Chiefs are reportedly signing Bennie Logan to a one-year deal, effectively replacing Dontari Poe at the nose in their 3-4 …

NFL

Kansas lawmakers advance budget plan to avoid school cuts

Kansas legislators are advancing a new budget-balancing proposal to allow the state to pay its bills through June without cutting public school …

Government

KU football coach David Beaty impressed with team’s quickness on offense

The first day of spring football practice at Kansas had enthusiastic third-year coach David Beaty perhaps even more energized than usual.<p>“The thing I …

College Football

9 Parking Garage Designs That Are Works of Art

Designed by some of the top firms, such as Herzog & de Meuron, these parking garages prove that even traditionally mundane spaces can be beautifully designed<p>Parking garages, arguably the most mundane of all the civic structures, usually skew heavily toward the functional end of the architecture …

Architecture

Trump's Policies Could Spell Trouble in One of America's Reddest States - Vice

The way Jim Sipes figures it, Donald Trump owes a little something to Kansas farmers. Big cities, especially those on the coasts, voted for Hillary Clinton, so it was rural America—folks like Sipes, a fifth-generation farmer in western Kansas—who carried Trump to victory. Kansas, which Trump won by …

Agriculture

Officials say Kansas wildfires are under control

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Officials say wildfires that have charred more than 1,100 square miles in Kansas are under control, prompting the state to withdraw response teams from the firefighting effort.<p>The Kansas Division of Emergency Management said Friday that crews in Clark County have a blaze there …

Wildfires

Kansas' Brownback poised to jump to Team Trump

Kansans hoping to see their beleaguered governor, Republican Sam Brownback, clean up the mess he’s made may soon be disappointed. The <i>Kansas City Star</i> …