Jesse Ertz provides motivation

Previously Luke Thompson snagged The Oklahoman’s Jenni Carlson’s for his OU week edition of Bring on the PodCats. Everyone needs to stop what they’re doing and go listen. We’ll wait…. Football Okay, now that you’ve listened to Bring on the PodCats, let’s start our slow news Wednesday. First up, we have Jesse Ertz giving a […]

What to watch: NHL Week 3

Chicago Blackhawks (4-1-1) at St. Louis Blues (4-2-0) NBC’s Wednesday Night Rivalry will feature a huge game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the St. Louis Blues. These teams have a history with each other, both in regular season and in the playoffs. These teams played each other in the Winter Classic last year at Busch […]

What to watch: Week 9

Kansas State plays Texas Christian University at Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, Kan. on Oct. 14, 2017. (Photo by Cooper Kinley | Collegian Media Group) Week eight of the college football season will deliver some dandies, especially toward the later part of the day. Iowa State vs. Texas Tech Iowa State might be one […]

Sunflower Showdown set for 2 p.m. kickoff

The Sunflower Showdown will kick off in the afternoon. The annual game between Kansas State and Kansas, which will take place Oct. 28 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, will start at 2 p.m. and air on FS1. The Big 12 and Fox Sports made the announcement in an official combined release Monday. It marks the […]

Bring on the PodCats with The Oklahoman’s Jenni Carlson

Despite a shocking home loss to Iowa State, Oklahoma remains very much in the Big 12 title conversation, and The Oklahoman’s Jenni Carlson tells us the Sooners certainly have some significant strengths. Namely, dynamic senior quarterback Baker Mayfield and hybrid lineman/linebacker Obo Okoronkwo, maybe the league’s best edge rusher. This team could beat anyone and […]

Slate: Does K-State have Reason for Optimism?

Work obligations will take me from Topeka to three corners of Kansas (Ulysses, Colby, Beloit and KCK) over the next three days. But before I hit the road, my duty to the Slate must be fulfilled. Previously Well, there was a Slate yesterday. Then some pretty good commenting, followed by sulking. We’ve been doing far […]

Soccer hosts two weekend matches, drops both in close games

Sophomore midfielder Ashley Zane kicks the ball upfield passing to her teammate during the game against Baylor at the K-State Soccer Complex on Oct. 13, 2017. (Photo by Sabrina Cline | Collegian Media Group) The Kansas State soccer team hosted two games at the K-State Soccer Complex this weekend, and both ended in tough losses […]

Snyder laments offensive struggles in loss to TCU

Kansas State’s offense withered in a 26-6 loss to then-No. 6 TCU last week, but Bill Snyder thinks he has the cure. The head coach watched Saturday as his team failed to produce a touchdown for the first time since 2015, when the Wildcats were shut out by Oklahoma 55-0. Prior to that, K-State was […]

K-State volunteer wrongly denied entry to football game because of bag

A K-State concession worker threatened to become a KU fan after she was wrongly turned away from Bill Snyder Family Stadium Saturday for a K-State football game because gate workers didn’t properly apply the university’s clear bag policy. Katie Doyle, Holton, said she woke up at 4:30 a.m. to drive 70 miles and work K-State’s […]

Former K-State OL starts for Steelers in win over Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Perhaps it isn’t any coincidence that every time B.J. Finney starts at left guard for the Pittsburgh Steelers, running back La’Veon Bell has a big rushing day. As Finney, a former Kansas State offensive lineman, subbed for the injured Ramon Foster on Sunday afternoon, the Steelers dominated the line of scrimmage, […]

SLATE: Facility upgrades on the way for K-State baseball and soccer

Our big news today isn’t football, but we almost always lead with football during football season, so let’s get that over with as quickly as possible. Football Kellis Robinett reports on the afflictions of the Wildcat running backs, who were expected to be the shining stars of this lineup and have run into a brick […]