Royals trade Danny Valencia to Toronto, recall Christian Colon
By dealing for a pair of minor-leaguers in Toronto’s system, Royals general manager Dayton Moore attempted to balance his roster, opened the door for a promotion for former first-round pick Christian Colon and delivered a vote of confidence for rebounding third baseman Mike Moustakas....more»
Woods aims for record ninth title at Firestone
Tom Watson indicated at the Open Championship that Tiger Woods might have to make the FedEx Cup playoffs to earn one of his captain's pick for the Ryder Cup, although Jack Nicklaus claimed he would pick Woods regardless if he were in charge of the team....more»
The Green Flag: Mega milestones in reach for Gordon
In Sunday's Crown Royal presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard, Jeff Gordon won the 90th race of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. That's third on the all-time list, 15 races behind second-place David Pearson....more»
Steelers to wait before re-signing Roethlisberger
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said Monday that the team will eventually sign quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to a long-term contract....more»
McDonald to fight bulls at Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo
The son of a local businessman will get his shot at being in the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo this week. Ethan McDonald, son of John and Mary McDonald owners of Rawhide Portable Corrals, will not ride in the rodeo but will continue his passion of fighting bulls....more»
Thomas thanks many in heartfelt Hall of Fame speech
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — If you didn’t get thanked by Frank Thomas on Sunday, please raise your hand. In a heartfelt speech at his Hall of Fame induction, Thomas made sure not to slight any of his favorite former teammates, coaches or other employees he met during the long and winding road from Columbus, Ga....more»
Shelby Bryant to race barrels Saturday night
With high school behind her Dodge City Community College freshman, Shelby Bryant will take to the rodeo arena Saturday night aboard Timmy. Shelby, the middle of three sisters, will be making her third ride in the Abilene rodeo as a member of the Bankes Barrel Racing Team....more»
Chiefs to decide on future training camp home by end of '14
Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said on Saturday that the club will decide whether to continue training camp at Missouri Western State University by the end of the calendar year....more»
Indians prevent sweep with 10-3 win
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - First baseman Carlos Santana homered twice and drove in four runs as the Cleveland Indians routed the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Sunday to prevent a four-game sweep at Kauffman Stadium....more»
Kylie Bryant to ride Mickey in Abilene Rodeo
HOPE - A Dickinson County treasure will make it’s 13th consecutive entrance in the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo Friday night. Mickey, the Bryant family horse, will be a contestant again in the 69th annual Abilene rodeo....more»
Snider appreciates chance to fulfill dream
ENTERPRISE — A young mother of two returns for her third time as a member of the Bankes Barrel Racing Team for the Wild Bill Hickok Rodeo. Afton Snider, Enterprise, will ride her horse Jill, Thursday night in the first feature night of the rodeo....more»
Chiefs' Tamba Hali has high expectations for 2014 season
Chiefs outside linebacker Tamba Hali reported for his ninth training camp on Wednesday afternoon, and the expectations are no different than the first eight....more»
Report: Cavs still leader to land Love
Even though the Cleveland Cavaliers cannot trade No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins before Aug. 23, they remain the front-runner to acquire Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star power forward Kevin Love in a trade, ESPN....more»
Aoki knocks in winner as Royals top Indians in extras
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - It took 14 innings, but the Kansas City Royals pulled out a victory over the Cleveland Indians. Nori Aoki singled home the winning run in the 14th inning as the Kansas City Royals topped the Cleveland Indians 2-1 Thursday night....more»
NFL teams are cornering the market with bigger defensive backs
When he was the Chiefs’ head coach, Marty Schottenheimer was fond of saying a team can never have enough good cornerbacks. Nowadays, an NFL team can’t have enough big cornerbacks....more»
Andrew Wiggins signs contract with Cavs, cannot be traded for 30 days
Andrew Wiggins signed his rookie contract on Thursday. In any other year, that would simply be a formality. Not this year. Now that Wiggins has signed, he cannot be traded for 30 days....more»
Why the Chiefs should extend Justin Houston, who has reported to camp
Multiple sources told The Star that outside linebacker Justin Houston reported to training camp Wednesday at Missouri Western State University. Houston, who skipped the Chiefs’ organized-team activities in June, is seeking a raise on the $1....more»



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