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Updated at 10:35 PM

Incoming Leavenworth High School senior Jared Belardo has seen big meets before.But the reigning Kansas State Triple Jump Champion brought his experience to the biggest American Athletic Union (AAU) meet of the year, the AAU Junior Olympics Track and Field meet in Des Moines, Iowa, and he said a combination of the atmosphere and his performance hindered his final product Monday and Tuesday.Belardo finished 10th overall in the Triple Jump Monday with a jump of 43 feet and...

Updated at 10:24 PM

Wendy Sachen has read the three pages that comprise Rule 18 of the Kansas State High School Activities Association's 2014-15 handbook.Rule 18, the transfer section of the handbook, is intended to keep students from "school...

Posted Jul 29, 2014 at 6:00 PM

A key feature of a proposed settlement of a head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA is the creation of a $70 million fund to pay for medical evaluations of current and former college players in several sports. The provision raises some sticky medical...

Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 5:33 PM

A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

Posted Jul 26, 2014 at 6:00 PM

There were No. 2 jerseys everywhere, ringing the practice fields in various shapes, sizes and colors. On the first day of training camp, Browns fans came out by the thousands, many of them to get their first live look at the popular and polarizing...

Posted Jul 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Andre Johnson had some issues with the Houston Texans. In the end, they weren't serious enough to keep the star receiver off the field. Johnson was all smiles when he reported to camp on time Friday. He's looking to move past an offseason where he...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 4:33 PM

It's been more than 20 years since a Lansing High School football player earned a roster spot in the Kansas Shrine Bowl.And, as for the last time a Lansing and Leavenworth player were both named to the bowl game? It's never...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 10:01 PM

After the first two innings of Geiger Ready-Mix's game against Manhattan in the Junior American Legion State Tournament, all was well within the young team's dugout.Pitcher Tanner Morris had thrown two hitless innings with two...

Updated Jul 24, 2014 at 9:56 PM

Leavenworth High School incoming senior Willie Morrison accomplished two goals this week.The first — raising $500 for his trip to the USA Track and Field Junior Olympics in Houston. He raised $900 total. The second...

Posted Jul 24, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on Sept. 7 and the Sept. 11...

Updated Jul 23, 2014 at 6:20 PM

PLA D'ADET, France (AP) — On the last of four Pyrenees ascents, Rafal Majka winked at a French TV camera and tugged playfully at a motorcycle's antenna.

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