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Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
June 09, 2017 - 4:57 am
WICHITA, Kan. (KNSS) - The American Athletic Conference released 2017-18 home and road men's basketball opponents. Unlike the Missouri Valley The 12 AAC programs play an unbalanced, 18-game league schedule. Each team plays seven of its 11 opponents twice, and its four remaining opponents once each...
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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
June 03, 2017 - 1:10 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jason Vargas tossed his first shutout in nearly three years Friday night, outdueling Royals nemesis Josh Tomlin and sending Kansas City to a 4-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Vargas (7-3) allowed seven hits over the first six innings but deftly induced double plays in...
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Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports
May 28, 2017 - 3:47 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis went 4 for 4 with a home run and two RBIs, Josh Tomlin pitched his first complete game in two years and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Sunday. Kipnis, who reached in each of his five plate appearances, hit an RBI single in the third and a...
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KNSS News
May 28, 2017 - 3:14 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger has gotten a contract extension that runs through June 2021. Zenger's base pay will increase from $619,000 to $700,000 as part of the deal announced Sunday. Zenger has been at the University of Kansas since 2011. He says in a statement...
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Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
May 25, 2017 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Robinson will receive the Buck O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award from baseball's Hall of Fame on July 29, the day before this year's induction ceremony. She's the wife of late Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson, who broke the major league color barrier in 1947. Rachel Robinson...
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Dreamstime
May 25, 2017 - 8:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The scheduled game between the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees has been postponed by rain. The announcement was made on a wet Thursday morning in New York City about five hours before the teams were supposed to play the finale of a four-game series. The local forecast called...
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KNSS News
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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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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Andy Marlin-USA TODAY Sports
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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Jordan Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
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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