Audio: Smith Sharp As Chiefs Rout Titans 34-10 In Preseason Game

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Andy Reid Alex Smith Travis Kelce Jeremy Maclin   Associated Press: Alex Smith threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, and the Kansas City Chiefs’ offense looked the sharpest it has all preseason in a weather-shortened 34-10 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night. The game was called with […]

Morales Hits 2-Run Homer, Royals Beat Rays 3-2

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Associated Press: Kendrys Morales hit his 15th homer, Edinson Volquez pitched into the seventh inning and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Friday night. Morales put the Royals up 3-1 with a two-run shot in the third off Erasmo Ramirez (10-5) that struck an overhanging catwalk. He has […]

High School Sports Rewind

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Girls golf Shawnee Heights tournament Team score: 1. Washburn Rural 347, 2. Hayden 368, T3. Manhattan 393, T3. Shawnee Heights 393, 5. Holton 445, 6. Junction City 465. Individual results: 1. TH’s Stous 79, 2. JC’s Roether 81, 3. WR’s Jellison 83, 4. Manhattan’s Myers 84 (won scorecard playoff), 5. WR’s Glynn 84. Other Washburn […]

Orioles Use Long Ball to Snap Royals Winning Streak

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Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop each hit a two-run homer off Johnny Cueto, and the Baltimore Orioles totaled five long balls in all Wednesday night to power their way to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals that snapped a six-game skid. Wei-Yin Chen (8-6) allowed three runs for the Orioles while scattering […]

Royals Winning Streak Goes to Four

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Kendrys Morales hit a solo homer, Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer also drove in runs and the Kansas City Royals leaned on their bullpen to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday night. Danny Duffy (7-6) dodged trouble for most of 5 2-3 innings, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks. The left-hander struck […]

Seven Run Sixth Inning Keys Win for Kansas City

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Omar Infante led a seven-run charge in the sixth inning to support a strong start by Kris Medlen, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 on Monday night. Despite working on a pitch count, Medlen (2-0) lasted six innings in his first start since Sept. 27, 2013, with Atlanta. The right-hander allowed five […]

Beaty Names Cozart Starting Quarterback

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With 2015 Kansas football Fall Camp officially in the books, Jayhawk head coach David Beaty announced Monday afternoon that junior Montell Cozart has been named the Jayhawks’ starting quarterback. “Montell has been able to operate our offensive effectively,” said Beaty. “He has been able to move the team, he has taken care of the ball […]

IndyCar Driver In Coma After Wreck At Pocono

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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson was in a coma and in critical condition after sustaining a head injury when he was hit by a large piece of debris that broke off a car Sunday in the crash-filled race at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar released the information on Wilson’s condition Sunday night and said he was undergoing further […]

Audio: Chiefs Hold Off Seahawks 14-13 In Second Preseason Game

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Audio: HC Andy Reid Audio: QB Alex Smith Audio: S Eric Berry Audio:  WR Jeremy Maclin Audio: OL Laurent Duvernay-Tardiff   Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and Chiefs counterpart Alex Smith struggled behind their unsettled offensive lines in Kansas City’s 14-13 preseason victory over Seattle on Friday night. Wilson was 9 of 15 for 78 yards, […]

KSU 2016 MBB Conference Slate Released

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  Kansas State will open the Big 12 Conference portion of its men’s basketball schedule at home against West Virginia on Saturday, January 2. The Wildcats, who own the second-most Big 12 wins (52) in the last five seasons, will play 14 league games against teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament a year ago, […]

KU 2016 MBB Conference Slate Released

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Kansas’ 2015-16 men’s basketball schedule potentially includes 18 games against opponents that competed in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, making the Jayhawks’ strength of schedule once again one of the toughest in the country. That number counts home-and-home contests against six Big 12 teams that will be gunning to knock off the 11-time defending league regular-season […]

K-State Football Locker Room to be Named in Honor of Jordy and Emily Nelson Following Generous Contribution

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Former Consensus All-American, 2015 Ring of Honor inductee and current Green Bay Packer All-Pro wide receiver Jordy Nelson and his wife Emily have generously pledged a philanthropic contribution to K-State Athletics to assist in the department’s efforts to complete Phase III-B of the Bill Snyder Family Stadium Master Plan, the northeast corner of the Vanier […]

Sporting KC Suffers First Home Loss of 2015

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Sporting Kansas City’s 16-game home unbeaten streak came to an emphatic end on Wednesday with a 5-0 loss to the San Jose Earthquakes at Sporting Park. Cordell Cato and Chris Wondolowski each scored twice for the visitors, who won in Kansas City for the first time since 2004 to snap a 10-game road losing streak […]

Royals Get Sweep of the Reds

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Lorenzo Cain had a tie-breaking RBI single in the second inning, Ben Zobrist had four hits and Kansas City benefited from a Cincinnati baserunning gaffe as the Royals beat the Reds 4-3 Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep. Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie left in the fifth with the 4-3 lead and the bases loaded […]

Clint Bowyer to Leave Michael Waltrip Racing

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Michael Waltrip Racing will not run its cars on a full-time basis after this season. The team has also granted Clint Bowyer his release so that Bowyer can look for a job for the 2016 season. The decision announced Wednesday comes after co-owner Rob Kauffman purchased an ownership stake in Chip Ganassi Racing. Kauffman bought […]

Brady, Goodell to Meet With Judge in New York Today

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Tom Brady wasn’t on the practice field with the New England Patriots yesterday. That’s because he was meeting with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. That’s according to two people familiar with the “Deflategate” legal case. The two were unable to reach a settlement over the four-game suspension Goodell handed the Patriots quarterback for his role in […]

Seattle Seahawks Sign Jake Waters

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With Tarvaris Jackson sidelined by an ankle injury, the Seahawks added to their quarterback depth Tuesday, signing former Kanas State quarterback Jake Waters. Long snapper Nate Boyer was waived to make room on the roster. Waters was a two-year starter at Kansas State, and as a senior set a school record for passing yards (3,501),total […]

Wildcats Add Exhibition Game Against Hornets

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Kansas State has added a men’s basketball exhibition game with Emporia State on Friday, October 30 to tip off the 2015-16 season at Bramlage Coliseum. The latest addition gives K-State 19 home games in 2015-16, including five in a row to start the season. After playing the Hornets on October 30, the Wildcats play a […]

Royals Sign Chamberlain and Rodriguez to Minor League Deals

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has signed free agent left-handed pitcher Wandy Rodriguez and right-handed pitcher Joba Chamberlain on minor league contracts.  Rodriguez has reported to the Omaha (AAA), while Chamberlain will report to the Storm Chasers on Tuesday. Rodriguez, 36, opened the year with the Texas Rangers, going 6-4 with […]

Daniel Leads Chiefs to Preseason Win

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Arizona’s Carson Palmer was flawless in a brief appearance, Kansas City backup Chase Daniel threw for three touchdowns and the Chiefs beat the Cardinals 34-19 in the teams’ preseason opener Saturday night. Palmer, in his first game since tearing an ACL last Nov. 9, was 4 for 4 for 77 yards, directing a seven-play, 80-yard […]

Big Second Inning Keys Royals to Win

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Salvador Perez homered to lead off a six-run second inning, Johnny Cueto won his second consecutive start for Kansas City, and the Royals rolled to a 9-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night. Cueto (9-7) allowed one run and eight hits over eight innings, striking out four without a walk. The former All-Star […]

Hosmer’s Home Run Lifts Royals

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Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Danny Duffy settled down after a wild start and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Duffy (6-5) allowed five hits without a walk while matching a franchise record with three hit batters in just six innings. But the […]

End of a Bad 2015 Season Appears Near for Woods

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The season is almost over for Tiger Woods. Could be over as soon as Friday. Woods couldn’t get putts to go in Thursday and finished at 3-over 75 after the first round of the PGA Championship. That’s nine shots behind clubhouse leader Dustin Johnson and very much in danger of missing the cut. If that […]

Shriners Help Five-Year-Old ‘Bear’ Surmount Birth Defects As ‘Transformers’ Mobilize Eureka Pro Rodeo Honoree

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“It will be his first rodeo.” Many people get excited about attending rodeos, especially those who’ve never had the experience before. But, the Eureka Pro Rodeo, Saturday evening, Aug. 15, at the Eureka, Kansas, Saddle Club Arena, will have even a much more special meaning to one little first time attendee. Five-year-old Landon Lacy, a […]

Woodland Withdrawals From PGA Championship

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The 2015 PGA Championship was over before it even started for Topeka native Gary Woodland.  Gary Woodland withdrew from the 97th edition of the PGA Championship an hour before he was suppose to tee off. The final major of the year is being held at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.  The PGA sites it was a […]

Sporting KC Advances to US Open Cup Final

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Sporting Kansas City advanced to the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final with a 3-1 come-from-behind victory over Real Salt Lake on Wednesday. Olmes Garcia and Soni Mustivar traded first-half goals at Sporting Park, setting up a dramatic final 10 minutes in which Benny Feilhaber and Krisztian Nemeth provided the goals to send Sporting […]

Tigers Rally Late to Avoid Sweep

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Ian Kinsler doubled home two runs and the Detroit Tigers batted around in a four-run eighth inning to defeat the Kansas City Royals 7-4 on Wednesday night. The loss snapped the Royals’ eight-game home winning streak, their longest since winning their first 11 games in 2003 at Kauffman Stadium. Royals right-hander Edinson Volquez (11-7) had retired […]

2015 Washburn Hall of Fame Class Inductees Announced

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Washburn athletics has announced two individuals and the first NCAA national championship team in school history will be enshrined in the athletic hall of fame on Oct. 10. David Carson, Joe Schartz and the 2005 Washburn NCAA championship team will join the 137 former student-athletes, coaches and administrators who have been honored for their contributions […]

Audio: Chiefs Hold Final Practice Before Preseason Opener

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The Kansas City Chiefs held their final practice before Saturday’s preseason opener against Arizona.    Noteworthy: Reid said Fisher, Grubbs, Morse, Fulton, Allen will start the preseason game. Reid said the first string guys will play for a quarter. 2’s will play through half of 3rd. Albert Wilson did not practice once again with a […]

Two Full Days of Western Attractions Slated with Eureka Pro Rodeo Friday and Saturday

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Be difficult to find a more appropriate locale for rodeo action than right in the heart of cattle country, Greenwood County smack dab in the middle the world renowned native Bluestem grasslands’ Flint Hills of Kansas. The Western action is set this weekend in the county seat town of Eureka, and it’s a full slate […]

Ventura Bounces Back as Royals Take Series

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Lorenzo Cain went 4 for 4 with a home run and Yordano Ventura pitched six scoreless innings as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Tuesday night. Cain, who raised his average to .316, led off the sixth with his 12th homer, a mammoth shot to left field. Mike Moustakas snapped an 0-for-18 drought […]

NFL Draft Returning to Chicago In 2016

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The NFL draft is returning to Chicago next year. Commissioner Roger Goodell and Mayor Rahm Emanuel made the announcement at the NFL owners’ meetings on Tuesday. It’s the second straight year for Chicago after a long run at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The league was believed to be considering Los Angeles, but […]

Jets’ Geno Smith Out 6-10 Weeks Following Punch by Teammate

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New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will be sidelined at least 6-10 weeks after being punched in the jaw by teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali. Coach Todd Bowles made the announcement before training camp practice Tuesday. Enemkpali (EN-um-PAL-ee), an outside linebacker in his second season, has been released by the Jets, according to Bowles. Bowles says Smith […]

‘Deflategate’ Judge Pressures NFL, Union, Brady to Settle

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A judge is urging last-minute settlement talks between the NFL, the players’ union and Tom Brady before a Wednesday hearing in the legal dispute over the superstar quarterback’s suspension for using underinflated footballs. Judge Richard Berman on Tuesday ordered the sides to have “further good faith settlement efforts” prior to the first meeting since the […]

Cueto Tosses Complete Game Shutout

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Johnny Cueto threw a four-hitter in his Kansas City home debut as the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Monday night. Cueto (1-1) did not allow a runner past second base, struck out eight and walked none. It was his sixth career shutout and second this season. Cueto, who was acquired from Cincinnati on […]

Perez Keys Offense in Royals Win

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Kendrys Morales and Salvador Perez each drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals overcame Jose Abreu’s two home runs to beat the Chicago White Sox 7-6 on Saturday night. Perez, who had been in a 6-for-32 skid, had a two-out single in the three-run fourth. Morales and Perez picked up back-to-back run-producing doubles with […]

Washburn Football Media Day Interviews

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The Washburn Ichabods started their fall camp on Saturday morning as they kicked off their 2015 season.  The Ichabods, who were picked to finish in a tie for seventh in the league by the coaches, are coming off a disappointing season a year ago when they went 4-7. The 4-7 campaign was the first losing […]

KU Football Media Day Interviews

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The Jayhawks are gearing up for their first full padded practice during this years fall camp.  David Beaty along with several other players and assistant coaches met with the media for their fall camp’s media day. Click below to hear what each player and coach has to say    Head Coach David Beaty   Offensive […]

Royals Top Chicago Behind Outing From Volquez

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Edinson Volquez pitched seven strong innings and Lorenzo Cain doubled home the go-ahead run in the sixth to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 3-2 Friday night. Volquez (11-6) limited the White Sox to one run and four hits and has allowed three or less runs in seven straight starts, lowering his […]

David Beaty Press Conference After First Practice

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The Kansas Jayhawks held their first practice of the 2015 season and thus David Beaty held his first practice as Head Coach of the Kansas Jayhawks.  KU’s first game is September 5th against South Dakota State at Memorial Field in Lawrence.  Listen to Beaty speak to the media after practice number one for the Hawks. 

Roger Espinoza Suffers Left Sesamoid Fracture

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Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza suffered a left sesamoid fracture in the team’s 1-1 draw on Saturday and is expected to miss at least 10 weeks while recovering from the injury, the club announced today. The injury occurred in the 86th minute on a tackle by Houston Dynamo midfielder Nathan Sturgis, who was subsequently […]

Boyd Silences Royals Bats

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Matt Boyd pitched seven strong innings in his Tigers debut and Anthony Gose and Ian Kinsler hit key triples as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Wednesday night. Acquired last week from Toronto in the David Price trade, Boyd (1-2) only allowed one run on seven hits and didn’t walk a batter […]

Former KU Track Coach Bob Timmons Passes Away

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Legendary Kansas track & field and cross country coach Bob Timmons, who led his Jayhawk teams to four NCAA titles and 31 conference championships, passed away Tuesday evening at the age of 91. He is survived by his wife, Pat; children, Tammie, Beckie, Perkie and Dan, as well as two grandchildren.   Timmons served as […]

Andy Reid’s Wednesday Press Conference

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The Kansas City Chiefs backed off the full padded practices on Wednesday as they lightened the load for the morning practice with just shells and helmets.  The Chiefs will be off on Thursday, the next time they practice is Friday at 8:15 a.m. and that practice is open to the public.  Head Coach Andy Reid […]

Royals Announce 10 Game Ticket Package

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 The Kansas City Royals are pleased to announce an exclusive ticket package for the remainder of the 2015 season that includes Postseason ticket priority for every potential 2015 Postseason game played at Kauffman Stadium, including the World Series.    Through the plan, fans will be able to purchase any 10 of the remaining regular season […]

Protecting Cowboys is Life’s Dream Come True for Rodeo Bullfighter-Bulldogger

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Cowboys are dreamers, so it seems, often with fascination from early days of succeeding in the Western sport, and many even following their inspirations to arena competition rewards. Wade Kunze is a cowboy, a good one following in his dad’s bootsteps, but most of his adrenalin rush as a preschooler was fired up from other […]

Perez Powers Kansas City Past Detroit

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DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 Tuesday night. The game was overshadowed by an afternoon announcement that Dave Dombrowski was being replaced as Detroit’s general manager by his top assistant, Al Avila. In 14 years with the Tigers, Dombrowski took […]

Audio: Chiefs Camp Update 8/4

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It was practice #2 with pads up in St. Joe for Chiefs Training Camp on Tuesday morning. Despite some ominous clouds the practice took place entirely outdoors today which allowed for fans to take in practice.  Notables: Steve Nelson filled in at first-string Nickel for Phillip Gaines. Gaines was a partial participant with a knee injury. […]

MIAA Media Day Interviews

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The MIAA held their annual media day at Sporting Park the site of the 2015 Division II National Championship game.  Defending MIAA Co-Champion Northwest Missouri received 36 first place votes between two polls as they topped both the coaches and media poll for 2015. 2014 MIAA Co-Champion Pittsburg State earned 17 first place votes between […]

Sporting KC Held to 1-1 Draw by Houston Dynamo

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Sporting Kansas City extended the club’s home unbeaten streak to 14 games (10-0-4) across all competitions, tying the club record, with a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo on Saturday at Sporting Park. Dom Dwyer scored in his sixth straight game against Houston on Benny Feilhaber’s 11th assist of the season, second most in MLS. […]

Blue Jays Take Series Against Royals with Win

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Chris Colabello hit a two-run home run, R.A. Dickey threw seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 in testy matchup Sunday, taking three of four from the AL’s top team. Both benches and bullpens emptied after Toronto reliever Aaron Sanchez was ejected for throwing at Kansas City’s Alcides […]

Chiefs Training Camp Audio from Day Three

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The Kansas City Chiefs had practice number three of training camp on Sunday morning.  The first day of pads is set for Monday morning with practice being held at 8:15 a.m.  The Chiefs first preseason game is set for August 15th on the road against the Arizona Cardinals.  Listen to a few players and owner […]

Zobrist Leads Royals in Comeback Win

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 Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Zobrist, who went 3 for 4 and scores three runs, also homered in the first and doubled and scored in […]

Royals Blow Lead in Cueto’s Debut

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Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Kansas City 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto failed to get a decision in his Royals’ debut. After acquiring Tulowitzki and reliever LaTroy Hawkins from Colorado and starter David Price from Detroit, the Blue […]

Audio: Chiefs Veterans Report to Camp

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Friday afternoon all veterans reported to St. Joe for Chiefs training camp. Saturday at 3:30 the team will hold its first open practice to the fans. Admission is $5.00 and includes a team autograph session. Today was also the final day of practice featuring just the rookies and QB’s. Alex Smith and Chase Daniel were […]

Blue Jays Use Long Ball to Take Down Royals

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Dioner Navarro hit a two-run home run, Russell Martin and Josh Donaldson added solo shots and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Thursday night. The Blue Jays, who acquired star pitcher David Price from Detroit earlier in the day, have homered in 12 consecutive games since the All-Star break, their longest […]

Royals Option Paulo Orlando to AAA Omaha

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The Kansas City Royals announced today that infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist has officially joined the club and will be in uniform (#18) for tonight’s 6:07 CT game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.  In a corresponding roster move, outfielder Paulo Orlando has been optioned to Triple-A Omaha.

MLS All-Stars Beat Tottenham

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The news kids in the league can play a little bit. Kaka and David Villa, a pair of 33-year-old international icons in their first season in Major League Soccer, showed they still have some panache to their games. Kaka scored on a penalty kick and set up Villa’s goal minutes later in the first half […]

Royals Denied Sweep of Indians

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One bad afternoon did little to dampen the spirits of the reigning AL champion Royals. Jeremy Guthrie allowed eight runs and tied a team record by hitting three batters Wednesday, and the Cleveland Indians routed Kansas City 12-1. The Royals, who were denied a four-game sweep, remain atop the American League with a 61-39 record. […]

K-State Announces 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame Class

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– K-State Athletics will honor a group of 10 outstanding individuals with induction into its Athletics Hall of Fame in January, school officials announced today The 2016 Hall of Fame class includes former student-athletes Steve Anson (baseball), Michael Bishop (football), Dawn Cady (volleyball), Martin Gramatica (football), Max Moss (men’s basketball), Nicole Ohlde (women’s basketball), Sean […]