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When it comes to Bill Snyder and Kansas State, an old, bad joke and we're paraphrasing the bad springs immediately to mind:
Q: What do you give a 900-pound gorilla for breakfast?
A: Whatever it wants.
Not funny, mind you. But apropos.
In Manhattan, Snyder, Kansas State's esteemed football coach, is the gorilla. Or rather, the brain behind the beast.
The tail wags the dog in The Little Apple, because without the tail, Kansas State football is hosting Youngstown State for Homecoming 2013 instead of West Virginia. Without Snyder, Wildcat football fans could well be making the same brag today that they do at Wichita State: Unbeaten on the football field since 1986!
Wichita State dropped football in 1986.
K-State announced Thursday announced that Snyder had signed a five-year, 14.75-million contract extension through the 2017 season; it's a deal that'll keep the coach in purple windbreakers until he's 78, if that's what keeps him happy. What you can't...
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Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder has signed a new five-year deal that includes an increase in compensation to $14.75 million over the life of the contract.
Snyder's new deal, which includes an automatic rollover provision, increases his salary to $2.75 million for the 2013 season with annual increases of $100,000.
The deal was expected to be announced later Thursday...
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State picked up another commitment on Sunday when Chris Brown of Scottsdale (Ariz.) Community College.
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) Kansas State coach Bill Snyder signed a new five-year contract Thursday that includes an increase in base compensation to 14.75 million over the life of the contract.
The new deal, which rolls over annually, replaces one signed in 2009 that did not specify Snyder's compensation past the fifth year. Snyder will now make 2.75 million for the 2013 season with...
NORMAN, Okla. — OU forward Romero Osby talks about what OU must do to keep this train rolling into a huge game against No. 18 Kansas State.
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer Angel Rodriguez is a big reason why No. 18 Kansas State is off to a 16-4 start this season.
He's the team's best ballhandler and leader in assists, and one of the best perimeter defenders in the Big 12. And in his last four games, he has 31 assists with just four turnovers, including eight assists in a rout over Texas...
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State gave its thanks to football coach Bill Snyder by rewriting his contract that will give him a salary of $2.75 million for the 2013 season.
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Kansas State's bench came up big for the Wildcats on Wednesday evening as they put down the Longhorns in Manhattan. Angel Rodriguez, Omari Lawrence and Thomas Gipson spoke about the win.
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Game Highlights from Kansas State vs. Texas Wednesday evening in Manhattan.
When Kansas State's All-Big 12 wing Rodney McGruder picked up his second foul in the game's first 1:54, it appeared to be the dream start on the road Texas was looking for. But that dream start turned into a nightmare finish as the Wildcats destroyed the visiting Longhorns 83-57