Ford beats estimates despite declines in earnings, revenue

...1 billion to retrofit its two U.S. plants to make the new truck; while shipments have already begun, the Dearborn and Kansas City plants that make the lucrative trucks won't be fully operational until the second quarter of this year.Ford struggled...

Bulldogs starting to turn heads with five-game SEC winning streak

...shouldn't be an issue this year. Georgia has home wins over Colorado and Seton Hall, as well as an impressive road victory at Kansas State. In addition, they gave a respectable showing against No. 3 Gonzaga before losing 88-76.The Bulldogs are No. 25...

Super Bowl MVP happy to be 'part of a team'

...when All-Pro linebacker Bobby Wagner was out with a toe injury.But when Wagner returned after Seattle's Week 11 loss at Kansas City, the Seahawks cut down on their rotations at linebacker. They went almost exclusively with K.J. Wright, Bruce Irvin...

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll evolved after being fired by Patriots

...He's always adapting and always changing."That ability to adapt was evident this season. Sitting at 6-4 after losing at Kansas City in Week 11, Carroll pulled together about a dozen of Seattle's core players. He realized a connection was missing with...

A-Rod might not get $6 million from Yankees for tying Willie Mays at 660 home runs

...career-high 36 steals.The deal Tuesday leaves outfielder Lorenzo Cain, first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and pitchers Greg Holland, Kelvin Herrera and Danny Duffy as Kansas City's remaining players in arbitration.

Dorothy Thompson

...Minnesota. She was a member of the Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. Dorothy practiced nursing in Missouri, Hawaii, Kansas, California, Florida and Georgia. Since retirement, she has been active at Christ Church Unity, Georgia Nurses Association...

Key runs propel Baylor women to 17th consecutive victory

...help No. 3 Baylor win its 17th consecutive game, 68-46 over Kansas State on Saturday.Baylor (18-1, 7-0 Big 12) went ahead...have won 20 consecutive games in the series since a loss at Kansas State 11 years ago. Cave also had a rebound, a steal and a...

Fueled by oil, agriculture sector welcomes low diesel prices

...ranchers."Every movement we make in farming takes fuel," Kansas cattle rancher and hay grower Randy Cree said.Livestock producers...showed.Vance Ehmke, who grows wheat near Healy in western Kansas, said low diesel fuel prices will "definitely help," but...

College roundup: Texas Tech knocks off No. 9 Iowa State for first Big 12 win

...18-2, 6-1 Big Ten) held off Michigan (12-8, 5-3). NO. 11 KANSAS 75, NO. 17 TEXAS 62In Austin, Texas, Cliff Alexander had 15 points and nine rebounds, and Kansas (16-3, 5-1) beat Texas (14-5, 3-3) for a key road win...

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

...nuts. Not Ernie. It was always, 'Isn't this a great day to be alive and playing baseball?'"Banks was playing for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues when the Cubs discovered him in 1953, and purchased his contract for $10,000. He made...