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Santana homers again in KC, helps Indians win »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Once again, Carlos Santana was a huge hit in Kansas City. Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Royals 6-1 Friday night. The loss cut the Royals’ lead to a half-game over Detroit in the AL […]

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Sweeping lawsuit targets soccer concussions »

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Soccer joined the growing legal debate over head injuries Wednesday after FIFA and some of the sport’s governing bodies in the United States were made the target of a lawsuit seeking new safety rules. A group of soccer parents and players filed the lawsuit in federal court in San Francisco. Lawyers […]

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Packers beat Chiefs 34-14 in backup QB battle »

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Mike McCarthy dreads this time of year. The Green Bay Packers’ roster must be trimmed to the 53-man limit by Saturday. One of the most important decisions for McCarthy is whether to go with Matt Flynn or Scott Tolzien as the backup to starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers. He might even keep both with the way Flynn […]

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Schafer drives in 4, Twins top Royals 11-5 in 10th »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Jordan Schafer and the Minnesota Twins finally broke it open in the 10th inning. Schafer tied a career high with four RBIs, leading the Twins to an 11-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals. Bruce Chen (2-4), the sixth pitcher for the AL Central-leading Royals, gave up five hits and walked two in the 10th. […]

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Lady Cougars lose conference opener »

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The Barton Community College Volleyball team opened the 2014 home season Wednesday night at the Barton Gym, losing in four sets to Seward County Community College. In the Jayhawk Conference opener for both teams, the undefeated Saints controlled most of the match in capturing 25-16, 17-25, 25-16, and 25-19 set victories to win the match […]

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Royals beat Twins 6-1 »

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Billy Butler and Salvador Perez each knocked in two runs during a six-run eighth inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins, 6-1, in the second test of a three-game series. Minnesota starter Phil Hughes (14-9) shut down the Royals for seven innings but imploded in the eighth. Raul Ibanez led off with […]

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FAA investigating drone at Chiefs’ game at Carolina »

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Something besides a football was flying above the field during the Chiefs’ 28-17 preseason loss at Carolina on Aug. 17. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said Tuesday that a camera-toting drone flew into Bank of America Stadium during the exhibition game. Its operator was detained and, after questioning, the unidentified man was released and the information was forwarded […]

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K-State picks Jones as starting running back »

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) – The three running backs who returned for No. 20 Kansas State this season had run for fewer than 50 yards, so to say the competition was wide open this offseason would be an understatement. When things shook out, Charles Jones had risen to the head of the depth chart. Jones wound […]

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Chiefs sign G McGlynn »

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The Kansas City Chiefs added depth to their offensive line by signing Mike McGlynn on Wednesday. The guard was among those released by the Washington Redskins as rosters were reduced to 75 players. McGlynn has made 48 starts over his NFL career, including 30 for Indianapolis the previous two seasons. He spent three years (2008-10) […]

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Gordon’s 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win »

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July. The Royals had been shut down all night by the Twins’ Ricky Nolasco, who scattered three hits over seven […]

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