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Haskin Plugs Steele

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Some interesting tidbits. And on an OT note, as it actually at least still relates to the TCJ, is it just me or is Austin Meek having to fill the Jayhawk beat as well? I'm assuming TCJ is doing this only in the summer which is smart and two-fold: They save money by not paying a salary for 3-4 months, and it's manageable because the summer's so slow. I just hope Meek got some sort of compensation in this interim and for having to double dip, and to have to touch that school with a 10 foot pole.

Krais, Kynard Win National Championships

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Ryann Krais dominated the women's heptathlon, while Erik Kynard cleared 7'6" to take the title in the high jump. Congratulations to Ryann and Erik!

Tay Bender Highlights

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Class of 2012 commit. A lot to be excited about right now and count me as one of the many who cannot wait to see Sams suit up whether it be this year or next. But man, this kid looks impressive.

Martin Announces Coaching Staff Promotions

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Looking to maintain the program's momentum and consistency, Kansas State men's basketball head coach Frank Martin announced today several coaching staff promotions, including the elevation of Lamont Evans to full-time assistant coach. In addition to the promotion of Evans, who has spent the past three years as an undergraduate and graduate student manager at K-State, Martin also announced that assistant coach Brad Underwood was promoted to associate head coach and assistant coach Matt Figger to recruiting coordinator.

Curtis Kitchen's take on 810/Keitzman is brilliant.

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How did 810 let Kitchen get away? This piece is long, but well worth the read.

Five Players, Three Signees Taken in MLB Draft

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Kansas State junior left-hander Kyle Hunter was taken with the second selection of the 31st round (No. 933 overall) by the Seattle Mariners on the final day of the 2011 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft today. Hunter was the fifth Wildcat taken in the 2011 draft, after Evan Marshall and Jason King were selected in the fourth round, while Nick Martini and James Allen were drafted in the seventh round.

FSN to Televise Iowa State Football Game

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Kansas State’s 2011 home finale against Iowa State on Dec. 3 will be televised by Fox Sports Net, the Big 12 Conference and its television partners announced today as part of their early football selections for 2011. The matchup with the Cyclones will kick off at 11:30 a.m. from Bill Snyder Family Stadium and will mark the fourth straight year that the series will be televised by the network.