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Wichita Baseball 2020
Ted "The Sports Head"
August 22, 2019 - 3:26 pm
The Triple-A baseball franchise coming to Wichita is ramping up the process for unveiling the team name. Thus far on social media, the team has released two of about a half-dozen would-be names and color schemes for the team. But leading up to the official announcement in mid-November, these...
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February 18, 2019 - 10:39 am
The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is celebrating the 100th anniversary of a meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, that sparked the league with a yearlong celebration. The Kansas City Star reports that the museum in the 18th and Vine District has announced the festivities will begin Feb. 13, 2020. That'...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018 file photo, model Danielle Herrington, from left, Sports Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Stone, S.I. Swimsuit editor MJ Day, and model Tyra Banks attend the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue launch party in New York. The upcoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is moving its publication date, pushing it from the chill of February to warmer May, closer to bikini-weather. Editor of the issue MJ Day says the shift makes more sense for greater impact. She says; “It’s always hard to think about buying a swimsuit when its 18 degrees out.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
January 15, 2019 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The upcoming Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is moving its publication date, pushing it from the chill of February to warmer May, closer to bikini-weather. Editor of the issue MJ Day tells The Associated Press the shift makes more sense for greater impact. "This is where it works...
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FILE- In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo palm trees frame a large billboard on top of a Nike store that shows former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick at Union Square in San Francisco. Nike Inc. reports earnings Tuesday, Sept. 25. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
September 25, 2018 - 4:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that debuted just as the football season was about to begin. But the shoe maker's stock is up and sales have been steady. The furor seems to have largely died down and the company...
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This July 14, 2018 photo, workers at the FanDuel sports book at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford N.J. prepare to take bets moments before opening. New Jersey gambling regulators are investigating whether FanDuel should be ordered to pay a New Jersey man $82,000 for a bet he made on a football game at what the company said were erroneously high odds. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
September 20, 2018 - 3:31 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Online sports betting company FanDuel will pay a New Jersey man the full $82,000 he was promised when the company's system mistakenly generated 750-1 odds on the final moments of Sunday's Denver Broncos-Oakland Raiders game. FanDuel will also pay several other customers...
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This image taken from the Twitter account of the former National Football League player Colin Kaepernick shows a Nike advertisement featuring him that was posted Monday, Sept. 3, 2018. Kaepernick already had a deal with Nike that was set to expire, but it was renegotiated into a multi-year deal to make him one of the faces of Nike's 30th anniversary "Just Do It" campaign, according to a person familiar with the contract. (Twitter via AP)
September 04, 2018 - 9:59 pm
An endorsement deal between Nike and Colin Kaepernick prompted a flood of debate Tuesday as sports fans reacted to the apparel giant backing an athlete known mainly for starting a wave of protests among NFL players of police brutality, racial inequality and other social issues. The deal unveiled by...
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Tom Thurber KFH Radio
The Drive
August 30, 2018 - 5:40 pm
A roundtable discussion with Molly McMillin, Tom Shine, & Beccy Tanner on the future of the newspaper.
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August 23, 2018 - 10:12 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — launched online sports betting integrated with its online casino on Thursday, the latest entrant into New Jersey's surging sports betting market. New Jersey gambling regulators had approved the site to go live Thursday morning; the company says it was...
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The Drive
June 12, 2018 - 10:30 pm
James Chung, a Wichita-raised and Harvard-trained economic analyst says that Wichita has to fundamentally change its approach to growth. The city is stagnant in growth right now while other cities across the Midwest have grown significantly over the past decade.