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Royals stop slide with 4-3 victory over Rangers »

Royals Stop Slide With 4-3 Victory Over Rangers: Kansas City Royals' Carlos Peguero is hugged in the dugout by Salvador Perez after Peguero scored on a single by Mike Moustakas during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) - Charlie Riedel

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Perez, who had three hits, went deep in the third with Alex Gordon aboard. His two-out double in the first scored Gordon, who […]

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Armed with new deal, Chiefs’ Smith looks forward »


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Alex Smith didn’t have much choice when he was traded from San Francisco to Kansas City last year. He had the final say when it came to staying with the Chiefs, though. One day after signing a four-year extension that should solidify his future through the 2018 season, Smith expressed […]

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Royals activate Hosmer amid series of moves »


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – First baseman Eric Hosmer was activated from the disabled list and first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan was promoted from Double-A Northwest Arkansas in a flurry of roster moves by the Royals on Monday. Hosmer, who had been out with a fractured right hand, was 3 for 10 in two rehab […]

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Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning »


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland’s game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning. Lonnie Chisenhall’s two-out, two-run double gave the Indians a 4-2 lead before rain led to a delay before the bottom half of the inning. The teams never […]

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High School Football Schedule (9/5) »


Western Athletic Conference / 5A District 6 Great Bend @ Leavenworth Hays @ Olathe Northwest Garden City vs. Olathe East Dodge City vs. Wichita West Liberal vs. Ulysses Newton @ Haysville Campus Salina Central vs. Lawton, OK Salina South vs. McPherson Area 11-Man Teams Hoisington @ Larned LaCrosse @ Olpe (In Newton) TMP vs. Phillipsburg […]

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Alex Smith, Chiefs deal worth $68M »

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Alex Smith have agreed to terms of a four-year contract extension that would keep him as their quarterback for the long term, sources told ESPN on Sunday. Various media reports have the extension worth about $68 million. The Kansas City Star was the first to report the news. The Chiefs acquired Smith last year in […]

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No. 20 K-State rolls past Stephen F. Austin, 55-16 »

Kansas State running back DeMarcus Robinson (20) gets past Stephen F. Austin defensive back Patrick Martin (14) as he runs the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Manhattan, Kan. Photo: Charlie Riedel, AP

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State coach Bill Snyder gripped the podium, stared into a row of television cameras and offered a sobering assessment of his team’s performance. The offense played well when it wasn’t going three-and-out to start the second half. The defense was stingy, except for the huge chunks of yards it allowed on […]

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Indians beat Royals 3-2 in 11 innings »

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, left, talks with pitcher James Shields, right, after a run was scored by the Cleveland Indians in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Colin E. Braley / AP Photo

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - It’s getting very crowded at the top of the AL Central. The surging Cleveland Indians have turned the division into one of baseball’s best playoff races. Michael Brantley and Carlos Santana each had an RBI single in the 11th inning, leading the Indians to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Kansas […]

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Ryan Succop among Chiefs cuts »


KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs announced roster moves Saturday, including the release of 17 players in order to meet the NFL’s mandated 53-man roster limit. Additionally, the team has placed two players on injured reserve and one on the non-football injury list. Among those on the list is kicker Ryan Succop. “As […]

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Barton Volleyball goes 1-1 »

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Getting their first win of the season on Friday, the Barton Community College Volleyball team came up short for an upset victory in settling for a split of consecutive matches.  The Cougars picked up their first victory of the season in dramatic fashion with a come-from-behind fifth set victory over the junior varsity squad from […]

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