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Players counter with 70-game season, 10 more than MLB

Metro NewsJune 18, 2020

NEW YORK Baseball players proposed a 70-game regular-season schedule Thursday, leaving them and management 10 games and about $275 million apart on plans to start the coronavirus-delayed season. As part of the union proposal, players would wear advertisement patches on their uniforms during all games for the first time in major league history. After baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred met with...

MLB, Players Association Appear Close To Agreement

Metro NewsJune 18, 2020

(Phoenix, AZ) - Major League Baseball could be back playing games next month with negotiations inching closer to an agreement with the owners and Players Association. MLB has offered a 60-game schedule beginning July 19th and for the first time agreed to pay players full prorated salaries, USA Today's Bob Nightengale reports. Commissioner Rob Manfred flew to Phoenix to meet yesterday with union...

K-State Athletics Confirms Eight Total Active Positives for COVID-19 as of June 17

KSU Athletics ReleaseJune 17, 2020

MANHATTAN, Kansas – Kansas State Athletics has confirmed that a total of eight student-athletes have tested positive for active COVID-19 following PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing of approximately 130 student-athletes through June 17. Each student-athlete that tests positive is medically managed according to current local, state, national, and CDC guidelines, which begins with self-...

Manfred, Clark meet in Arizona

Metro NewsJune 17, 2020

NEW YORK  Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred met with players' union head Tony Clark in Arizona in an attempt to restart talks aimed at starting the pandemic-delayed season. Clark has homes in the Phoenix area and in New Jersey, and he has been in Arizona since spring training was cut short on March 12. The meeting Monday was called at Manfred's request, the person said. Major League Basebal...

Falcons Claw Their Way to Sweep over Hutch

Pat StrathmanJune 17, 2020

The Salina Falcons are back on track. After losing back-to-back games to the North Central Blues, Salina bounced back in a big way at Dean Evans Stadium Tuesday night. The Falcons blanked Hutchinson 3-0 in the opener and rallied from nine runs down to stun the Colts 17-15 in three innings. Salina improved to 4-2 on the season. Salina was outhit five to four, but the Falcons delivered just en...

Kansas State Announces 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

K-State Athletics ReleaseJune 17, 2020

MANHATTAN, Kansas – K-State Athletics will honor a group of 11 outstanding individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in September, school officials announced today. The 2020 Hall of Fame class includes three football greats in David Allen, Jordy Nelson and Darren Sproles, Laurie Koehn (women's basketball), Liz Wegner (volleyball), A.J. Morris (baseball), Mike Wreblewski (men...

Two K-State student-athletes test positive for COVID-19

K-State Athletics ReleaseJune 16, 2020

MANHATTAN, Kansas – Kansas State Athletics has confirmed that two student-athletes have tested positive for active COVID-19 following PCR (polymerase chain reaction) testing and the on-boarding process of approximately 120 student-athletes through June 16. All student-athletes are required to follow the department's return-to-campus policy which includes a 7-day stay-at-home recommendation...

Bishop, Sproles on College Football Hall of Fame Ballot

K-State Athletics ReleaseJune 16, 2020

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A pair of K-State Football Ring of Honor members, Michael Bishop and Darren Sproles, were among 78 Football Bowl Subdivision players named to the 2021 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation (NFF) announced today. Sproles is on the ballot for the first time, while Bishop is a repeat candidate. "It's an enormous honor ...

MLB Negotiations Over With Short-Season Likely

Metro NewsJune 15, 2020

MLB owners have a conference call today with USA Today reporting the negotiations are over. The union has refused to budge from players being paid 100 percent at full pro-rata salaries, stated it will offer no more proposals and asks MLB to inform it of how many games will be played and when players should report. After 10 weeks of acrimonious negotiations, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred would ex...

Central Kansas Outdoors – 6/13

Pat StrathmanJune 15, 2020

Join outdoor expert Bob Roberts on Saturday mornings on 1150 KSAL for the latest edition of Central Kansas Outdoors. Fathers day is next week and selecting gifts for the outdoorsman in the family can be a challenge. Bob Roberts talks about what might be the best route to go for a gift for dad. Warm windy weather is ripening the wheat and increasing the bite for species like White Bass and...


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