• Baylor quarterback Russell finally gets to play at Kansas

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Rather than playing for one of the best teams in major college football, quarterback Seth Russell was oh-so-close to playing for what is arguably the worst.

  • In this Oct. 1, 2015, photo, meat scientist  Bob Danler prepares a sample of ground beef for testing at GreatO Premium Foods in Manhattan, Kan. The company is marketing beef with omega-3 fatty acids from cattle fed flaxseed with an eye to offering health-conscious consumers another wholesome dinner choice. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s

    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed — even marine algae — with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice.

  • Jayhawks continue with quarterback turnover as Baylor looms

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas will start a freshman with only a couple dozen plays in college to his credit when the winless Jayhawks play unbeaten and third-ranked Baylor on Saturday.

  • Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart, right, runs from Iowa State defenders Bobby Leath (36) and Willie Harvey (16) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 38-13. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Winless Jayhawks lose top 2 quarterbacks to injuries

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas quarterback Montell Cozart is out with a shoulder sprain and backup Deondre Ford is done for the season with a thumb injury, forcing freshman Ryan Willis to start Saturday’s against No. 3 Baylor.

  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • Kansas State football player Moore arrested on DUI

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas State football player has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

  • Texas head coach Charlie Strong, left, meets with TCU head coach Gary Patterson, right, after TCU defeated Texas 50-7 in an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

    Patterson proud of No. 2 TCU’s resilience

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gary Patterson called No. 2 TCU’s four-game stretch before its bye week the most important one of the season.

  • Oklahoma State defensive end Trace Clark, right, defends against Kansas State defensive back Donnie Starks, center right, while Oklahoma State kicker Ben Grogan, center left, kicks the winning field goal held by Oklahoma State holder Bryant Reber, left, during the final seconds of an NCAA football game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt)

    Grogan lifts No. 20 Oklahoma State past Kansas State, 36-34

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Ben Grogan is getting used to having games come down to his foot.

  • Missouri-Kansas City puts assistant coach accused in Louisville escort case on leave

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri-Kansas City puts assistant coach accused in Louisville escort case on leave.

  • Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph, right, is pressured by Texas's Bryce Cottrell (91) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015, in Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

    Oklahoma St QB Rudolph looks for steadier play vs Kansas St

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State sophomore quarterback Mason Rudolph aims for a steadier performance against Kansas State on Saturday.