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Jonathan Tjarks

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An award-winning freelance writer who has worked with the Dallas Morning News, the Austin American Statesman and Talking Points Memo, Jonathan Tjarks wanted to be an NBA player growing up. But he stopped growing at 6'5, so he became a writer instead.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Billy Butler named Royals Player of the Year

The Royals star DH is now a three-time winner of the award.

Nielsen spurs on teammates before Dynamo game

With his team on the brink of elimination, the KC goalkeeper put on a brave face for his teammates in the run up to Wednesday's elimination game.

Chiefs vs. Steelers: Teams split last 10 games

The two long-time AFC rivals have played to a draw over the last two decades.

Kansas vs. Baylor final: Jayhawks lose 41-14

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Not even a visit from a fellow Big 12 cellar dweller was enough to give Kansas their first conference win of the season, as they lost 41-14 to the Bears on Saturday.

Tony Pena interviews to be Red Sox manager

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The former Royals manager, and current Yankees bench coach, may get another chance to be a head man in MLB.

Kansas ranked No. 7 in USA Today/Coaches Poll

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Despite losing several players to the NBA, Kansas, going for their 9th consecutive Big 12 title, is the highest ranked conference team in the pre-season poll.

Kansas vs. Oklahoma: Jayhawks hope for upset

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Charlie Weis' team will be huge underdogs when they travel to Norman, Okla. on Saturday.

Collin Klein says Iowa State is 'tough road test'

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While Kansas State has a huge road showdown with West Virginia in two weeks, the Wildcats know they can't afford to look over a tough Cyclones team this Saturday.

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