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Ted Woodward
May 17, 2017 - 1:19 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Wichita State baseball team closed out the home portion of its season with a 3-2 win over Kansas State on Tuesday evening at Eck Stadium. Kansas State scored two early runs, but WSU was able to tie it up 2-2 on a two-run single by rightfielder Luke Ritter chopped over the...
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Whit Merrifield - Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2017 - 10:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer, Chris Carter added a two-run shot and CC Sabathia got back on track as the New York Yankees rolled to a 7-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Pitching on six days' rest, Sabathia (3-2) went 6 2/3 shutout innings to win...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 16, 2017 - 1:36 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The Cowley College baseball team is headed for the Juco World Series. Cowley won the regional championship game Monday night at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium in downtown Wichita, with a 17-8 win over Neosho County. Cowley has won 19 of its last 20 games. The Juco World Series...
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Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2017 - 4:15 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Athletic Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner Mike Aresco through June 2022. The conference announced the deal Monday. Aresco became commissioner in 2012 and led the conference through a tumultuous transition from the Big East to the American. He...
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USA Today
May 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Texas say rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed last weekend. The Smith County, Texas, Sheriff's Office says Mahomes and three other victims were stepping from a vehicle on a driveway outside Tyler on Friday night...
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Dreamstime
Ted Woodward
May 15, 2017 - 1:42 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma (KNSS) - The Friends University baseball team won its opening game Monday afternoon at the NAIA Tournament Regional in Oklahoma City, with a 5-1 win over the College of Idaho. Friends (32-20) advances in the winner's bracket, and will face the #1-ranked team in the nation,...
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Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 5:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones says the widely condemned racial insult hurled at him at Fenway Park illustrates the need for dialogue about race and for fans to police each other. He says he is trying to grapple with the reality that "people aren't afraid to show...
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Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 4:43 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has been released from the University of Kansas Medical Center a day after fracturing a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. Almirola was trailing Joey Logano and Danica Patrick on Saturday night when they were sent into the wall in...
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Dreamstime
May 15, 2017 - 4:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former big league umpire Steve Palermo, whose accomplished career ended when he was shot trying to break up a robbery in 1991, has died. He was 67. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Palermo had died, without providing details. Palermo, who lived in the Kansas City...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
May 14, 2017 - 7:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered and drove in four runs to help the Kansas City Royals rally from five runs down to beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 Sunday. Jorge Soler and Drew Butera also homered for the Royals. Soler's 464-foot shot to center leading off the seventh was the longest...
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