Judge Dismissed Domestic Violence Charges Against Ray Rice

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A judge in New Jersey has dismissed domestic violence charges against Ray Rice, who was captured by a surveillance camera knocking his then-fiancee unconscious in a hotel elevator. Judge Michael Donio dismissed the charges Thursday after the Atlantic County prosecutor told him the former Baltimore Ravens running back had completed the terms of his pretrial […]

Guthrie Leads Royals in Sweep of Reds

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Jeremy Guthrie pitched six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Wednesday night. The Royals tied a club record with 24 consecutive scoreless innings, which was set June 9-12, 1976. That streak ended in the seventh when Brandon Phillips’ two-out double off reliever Ryan Madson scored Zack Cozart. The Royals, who […]

Timberwolves Win Draft Lottery, Lakers Move To No. 2

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The Minnesota Timberwolves have won the NBA draft lottery, the first time since 2004 the team with the worst record won the No. 1 pick. After years of bad luck in the lottery, things finally worked out Tuesday night for the Wolves, who will have the top pick to put next to Rookie of the […]

Duffy Struggles Again in Royals Loss

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Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez homered, CC Sabathia found his form in his eighth start of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night. The Yankees snapped their skid at four and evened the three-game series. With rain approaching the entire evening, Sabathia (2-5) made quick work of […]

American Pharaoh Sets Up Possible Triple Crown

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American Pharoah has won the Preakness in a driving rain, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the Belmont Stakes to become the sport’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. American Pharoah will bring a six-race winning streak into the Belmont, […]

Royals Pound Yankees Pitching

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Lorenzo Cain had a career-high five RBIs, Kendrys Morales drove in three more runs and the Kansas City Royals routed the New York Yankees 12-1 on Friday night. The Royals scored six times in the sixth inning while knocking Yankees starter Michael Pineda from the game, then cruised the rest of the way to open a three-game […]

Brady Appeals Suspension In ‘Deflategate’

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Tom Brady has appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game. The expected appeal was filed Thursday ahead of a 5 p.m. deadline. The NFL announced the quarterback’s suspension on Monday, also fining the New England Patriots $1 million and taking away two draft picks. Brady’s appeal […]

NFL Suspends Tom Brady 4 Games For Deflated Footballs

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The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady for the first four games of the season, fined the New England Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks Monday as punishment for deflating footballs used in the AFC title game. The league also indefinitely suspended the two equipment staffers believed to have carried out […]

Guthrie Comes Up Huge in Royals Win

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Alcides Escobar homered on the first pitch of the game and made a sparkling catch on Miguel Cabrera’s line drive two innings later, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 6-2 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Jeremy Guthrie (2-2) allowed two runs in 7 1-3 innings for the Royals, who moved back into first […]

Late Error Gives Tigers the Win

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Reliever Yohan Pino, called up earlier in the day by Kansas City, threw wildly to first base, allowing Anthony Gose to score the winning run in the ninth inning as the Detroit Tigers beat the Royals 6-5 on Friday night. Gose led off the ninth with a double on Pino’s first pitch, and on the next […]

Nascar Star Clint Bowyer Visits The K

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The first thing Ned Yost asked Clint Bowyer when the Royals manager called the NASCAR driver into his office Wednesday night was for some much-needed help with his lineup. His fantasy racing lineup. Bowyer pointed out that Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick have been dominating on the 1 1/2-mile tracks lately, and Jeff Gordon always […]

Woodland Finishes Runner Up at WGC Match Play

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Rory McIlroy didn’t need a comeback in his final game to win the Match Play Championship. McIlroy three times had to rally from a late deficit to reach the championship match Sunday at TPC Harding Park. He won four straight holes on the front nine against Gary Woodland and never looked back. McIlroy captured his […]

Waitress to Governor: Give Tip to Kansas Schools

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A restaurant waitress says she left a message for Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback on his receipt promoting more funding for schools. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that Chloe Hough was working her last shift Saturday night at Boss Hawg’s in Topeka when she waited on the governor. The newspaper said she later posted his receipt on Facebook, showing the line […]

Mayweather Out Boxes Pacqiao Remains Perfect

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 Floyd Mayweather  Jr. has won the richest fight in boxing history, taking a unanimous decision from Manny Pacquiao (PAK’-ee-ow) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather his usual skill to remain unbeaten in the most anticipated fight in recent years. He won comfortably on all three judges’ scorecards in his long-awaited welterweight showdown with Pacquiao. […]

Price Shuts Down Royals Bats

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David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night. Price (3-1) limited the Royals to four singles until Lorenzo Cain homered with two-out in the ninth spoiled his bid for his second career shutout. Price struck out three and […]

Chiefs Trade Up To Pick WR Chris Conley In Third Round

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The Chiefs moved up four spots in a trade with the Vikings on Friday night to choose Georgia wide receiver Chris Conley in the third round of the NFL draft. Kansas City got the wide receiver it wanted with the No. 76 overall pick. The Vikings got the Chiefs’ original third-round pick, No. 80 overall, […]

Chiefs Select OL Mitch Morse In Second Round

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The Kansas City Chiefs attempted to shore up their porous offensive line by selecting Mitch Morse from nearby Missouri with their second-round pick in Friday night’s NFL draft.    The 6-foot-6, 305-pound Morse played center and guard for the Tigers before shifting to right tackle in 2013 and left tackle last year. He could play any […]

2015 NFL Draft Round One Picks

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Jameis Winston will continue to play his home games in the state of Florida. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have used the first pick in the NFL draft to select the Florida State quarterback and 2013 Heisman Trophy winner. Winston played 27 games in his two seasons with the Seminoles, completing 66 percent of his passes […]

Ventura Struggles as Indians Avoid Sweep

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Jason Kipnis homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians snap a four-game losing streak with a 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. The Royals took the lead 2-0 in the first inning on a Kendrys Morales single scoring two. The Indians answered every time the Royals took the […]

Royals Score 6 in 7th To Overtake Indians 11-5

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CLEVELAND — Kendry Morales’ three-run homer capped a six-run seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 11-5 on Tuesday night. Kansas City’s big inning came after Cleveland had taken a 5-3 lead on Brandon Moss’ three-run homer in the sixth. Alcides Escobar’s two-run double off Scott Atchison (0-1) tied the game. […]

White Sox-Orioles Postponed Again In Riot-Ravaged Baltimore

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BALTIMORE (AP) The Baltimore Orioles postponed a second straight game against the Chicago White Sox after a night of rioting near Camden Yards. The team says it made the decision Tuesday after consulting with Major League Baseball, and state and local officials. A makeup date was not announced. Public schools were shut down Tuesday, and […]