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Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports
May 25, 2017 - 4:46 am
NEW YORK, NY (AP) - Outfielder Alex Gordon was reinstated from the paternity list by the Kansas City Royals, who put right-hander Nate Karns on the 10-day disabled list because of nerve irritation in his pitching arm. Gordon was in left field and batting ninth against the New York Yankees on...
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Brett Rojo-USA TODAY Sports
May 25, 2017 - 4:34 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Kansas forward Svi Mykhailiuk is returning for his senior season, ending months of speculation about whether he would remain in the NBA draft with a simple Instagram post on Wednesday. The 6-foot-8 Mykhailiuk was among the most noteworthy players weighing whether to remain in...
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USA TODAY
May 24, 2017 - 9:43 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former University of Kansas basketball player Josh Jackson pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor traffic violation for backing into a car and driving away. The Lawrence Journal-World reports ( http://bit.ly/2qPabfx ) Jackson pleaded Tuesday in Lawrence Municipal Court to striking an...
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Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
May 24, 2017 - 5:31 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR has announced several changes to its 2018 schedule, including new tracks in the final 11 races of the season. Under the schedule released Tuesday, Indianapolis Motor Speedway will become the 26th race of the Cup season and final chance to set the playoff field. Las...
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Ted Woodward
May 23, 2017 - 1:40 pm
PHOENIX, Arizona (KNSS) - Former Wichita Wranglers and Kansas City Royals pitcher Zack Greinke picked up another win on Monday; he was only one out away from a complete game, as the Arizona Diamondbacks shut down the Chicago White Sox 5-1. Greinke (6-2) went 8.2 innings, compiling a season-high 12...
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Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports
May 23, 2017 - 1:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius, Brett Gardner and Chris Carter homered, and the New York Yankees once again downed Jason Vargas by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Monday night. A reversed umpire's call in the seventh inning kept the Yankees ahead and enabled Michael Pineda (5-2) to top Vargas...
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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
May 22, 2017 - 4:08 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Ron Capps raced to his fourth consecutive Funny Car victory Sunday, beating teammate Matt Hagan in the NHRA Heartland Nationals in Topeka. Capps had a 3.924-second pass at 321.42 mph in a Dodge Charger R/T in the final. The defending series champion is the first driver to win...
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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
May 22, 2017 - 3:53 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Minor’s road back to the majors was not an easy one. Shoulder surgery kept him out of the majors for two years and resulted in a move to the bullpen. Minor got his first victory since 2014 with 1 1/3 scoreless innings for the Kansas City Royals, who beat the Minnesota...
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Troy Taormina - USA TODAY Sports
May 21, 2017 - 6:50 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Mike Minor won for the first time since 2014 and Brandon Moss hit two of Kansas City's four home runs, leading the Royals over the Minnesota Twins 6-4 Sunday in a doubleheader opener. Minor (1-1) relieved Jake Junis with a 5-2 lead in the fifth, two outs and two on. The 29-year-...
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