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Lorenzo Cain - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
June 07, 2017 - 11:06 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas tossed five solid innings for his eighth victory, Cheslor Cuthbert drove in three runs and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Houston Astros 7-5 on Wednesday night. The anticipated pitching duel between Vargas (8-3) and Dallas Keuchel, who have the two best...
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Ted Woodward
June 07, 2017 - 2:37 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (KNSS) - Reports indicate that 57-year-old Bob Stoops is telling his Oklahoma Sooners football team he's retiring at OU after 18 seasons as head coach; Stoops is the longest-tenured coach in college football. Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley will succeed Stoops. Stoops led Oklahoma...
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June 07, 2017 - 1:28 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — University of Kansas Athletics expects its budget to increase about 3.5 percent to $93.3 million for fiscal year 2018. The Kansas Athletics Inc. board approved the proposed budget on Tuesday. Kansas Athletics CFO Pat Kaufman told the board the increase could be mostly...
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June 06, 2017 - 10:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning after Kansas City rallied from a six-run deficit, and the Royals snapped the Houston Astros' 11-game winning streak with a 9-7 victory Tuesday night. Moustakas drove an 0-1 pitch from Ken Giles (1-2) out to...
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June 06, 2017 - 1:37 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid says the move to cut wide receiver Jeremy Maclin had been under consideration for a while, but Reid refused to discuss the reasons behind last week's stunning decision. Reid spoke Tuesday for the first time since Maclin was released. The Chiefs had...
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Darrell Wallace, Jr. (USA Today)
June 06, 2017 - 1:06 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. will become the first black driver to race at NASCAR's top level since 2006 when he replaces injured Aric Almirola this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Almirola fractured a vertebra in a fiery wreck last month at the Kansas Speedway, and is still recovering...
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Eric Hosmer - Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
June 05, 2017 - 10:57 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, Brian McCann had a two-run shot and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on Monday night for their 11th straight win. It's the longest winning streak in the majors this season and one shy of the Astros' record. They won 12...
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Ted Woodward
June 05, 2017 - 2:34 pm
DUBLIN, Ohio (KNSS) - For the fifth time in his career, Jason Dufner is a winner on golf's PGA Tour. Dufner clinched the championship at The Memorial on Sunday, sinking a 30-foot putt for par on the final hole, finished at 13-under for the tournament. The Memorial is a tournament run by golf legend...
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June 05, 2017 - 3:24 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Roberto Perez and Daniel Robertson helped the Indians batter Royals pitcher Eric Skoglund before a long rain delay washed out both starters, and Cleveland went on to beat Kansas City 8-0 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. Perez and Robertson ripped two-run doubles off...
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