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Larned Legion baseball team qualifies for State »

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The Larned American Legion baseball team is headed to the Class AA State Tournament.  Larned rallied from a 6-0 deficit Tuesday to beat Russell 11-6 to move on to next week’s State Tournament in Wathena. Larned won four games in the tournament held at Moffat Stadium including the clinching win over a Russell team that […]

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Plans for national soccer training center unveiled »

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – Major League Soccer’s Sporting Kansas City announced plans to build a $75 million National Training and Coaching Development Center. Sporting chief executive Robb Heineman joined Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Wyandotte County officials Wednesday to announce plans for the 190-acre soccer village about 10 minutes from Sporting Kansas City’s home […]

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Royals beat White Sox 2-1 with run in 9th »

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CHICAGO (AP) — It took a hard slide for the Kansas City Royals to end their skid. Mike Moustakas scored the tie-breaking run when he jarred the ball out of the catcher’s glove in the ninth inning and the Royals beat the White Sox 2-1 Wednesday to take the three-game series. Kansas City was victorious for the 12th […]

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Chiefs, Charles reach 2-year deal »

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Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has reached a two-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs. The deal will keep Charles in Kansas City through the 2017 season, a person familiar with the contract said Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team has not disclosed details. He is now expected to take part in the first […]

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Chiefs season ends by walk off »

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It was a tough ending to the season for the Great Bend Legion Chiefs Tuesday.  Garden City’s Mario Montoya singled up the middle in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Elite’s a 4-3 10-inning victory in the Zone Tournament at Dodge City.  Garden City keeps their season alive with the loser’s bracket […]

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Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox »

Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas celebrates his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Eric Surkamp, also scoring Alex Gordon, during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) – Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Moustakas, who has 12 homers this season, went 3 for 5 with three RBIs. The Royals entered the game with […]

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Legion Chiefs fall to Dodge City in Zone Tournament »

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The Great Bend Legion Chiefs lost to Dodge City 5-2 in the first game of Zone Tournament play Monday in Dodge City. Great Bend scored first in the second inning to take a 1-0 lead, but Dodge tied things back up with a run in the top of the third. After falling behind 3-1, Great […]

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Chris Sale goes 7 innings, pitches White Sox past Royals »

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CHICAGO — About the only pitch that Chris Sale wouldn’t make Monday night was his case for the American League’s Cy Young Award. Then again, if he keeps pitching like he has so far this season, he won’t have to say much. Sale pitched seven effective innings in his first outing since the All-Star break […]

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Big 12 commish’s dire warning about pending change »

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DALLAS (AP) – Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby warns that anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now will hate what’s coming. During his opening address at Big 12 football media days Monday, Bowlsby said significant changes are on the way. Bowlsby isn’t sure people understand how much pending lawsuits against the NCAA […]

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Big 12 assigns 1st female football official »

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DALLAS (AP) – The Big 12 Conference has assigned a female official to work one of its games for the first time in league history. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday that Catherine “Cat” Conti will be on the crew for Kansas’ season opener at home Sept. 6 against Southeast Missouri State. While calling this a […]

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