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May 24, 2017 - 8:35 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Vosik had a two-run single in a four-run eighth inning and second-seeded Kansas beat second-seeded TCU 7-3 in the opening round of the Big 12 Conference tournament Wednesday. Matt McLaughlin matched Vosik with two hits and two RBIs for the Jayhawks (30-26). They will face...
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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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May 23, 2017 - 10:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Danny Duffy beat the Yankees for the second time in a week and rookie Jorge Bonifacio capped a three-run, seventh-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run homer that led the Kansas City Royals over New York 6-2 on Tuesday night. Lorenzo Cain, Whit Merrifield and Mike Moustakas also...
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May 21, 2017 - 12:38 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have postponed their game against the Kansas City Royals because of rain, prompting a doubleheader to finish the series. The team made the announcement about an hour before the scheduled first pitch on Saturday afternoon, with the forecast predicting...
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Dreamstime
May 20, 2017 - 1:07 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Robert Hight shattered the Funny Car speed record at 337.66 mph Friday in the lone round of qualifying in the rain-delayed NHRA Heartland Nationals. Hight topped the previous record of 335.57 that Matt Hagan set last year at Heartland Park Topeka and matched this season in the...
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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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May 14, 2017 - 1:08 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. finally ended his string of rotten luck at Kansas Speedway, pulling away from Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick on a late restart Saturday night to win the NASCAR Cup Series race. Truex dominated the same event a year ago before a fluke problem during a tire...
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May 12, 2017 - 4:37 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Major league ERA leader Jason Vargas went seven more scoreless innings, Salvador Perez had a two-run double during a five-run eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 on Thursday. Vargas (5-1) scattered three hits and dropped his ERA from 1.19...
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May 11, 2017 - 4:52 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have promoted Seth Maness from Triple-A Omaha, less than nine months after the right-hander had ligament surgery on his pitching elbow. Maness had what is called "primary repair" surgery on his ulnar collateral ligament Aug. 18 and signed a minor...
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April 28, 2017 - 4:44 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs boldly moved up in the NFL draft on Thursday night to select Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes with the 10th overall pick, giving them an heir apparent to veteran Alex Smith. Kansas City sent its first-round picks this year and next year and one of two third-...
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