Bob Lutz: Royals were 'Yosted,' then they toasted a win
The last time the Kansas City Royals played postseason baseball, in 1985, Ned Yost was a Triple-A catcher for the Indianapolis Indians, the top farm club at the time for the Montreal Expos....more»
Nebraska getting nostalgic '6' sense
LINCOLN -- For Nebraska football, 6-0 starts to seasons used to be commonplace. For instance, the Huskers won their first six football games 10 of 14 times from 1989 to 2001....more»
Chiefs dominate Patriots in 41-14 win
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Chiefs lit the fuse for the biggest sports week in Kansas City sports history with a night to remember at Arrowhead Stadium. In a week in which KC will be showcased on national television in three different sports — football, baseball and auto racing — the Chiefs dominated the vaunted New England Patriots 41-14 in front of a crowd of 76,613 at Arrowhead Stadium....more»
Royals plug away, catch and overcome A's, 9-8, in 12 innings
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—They knew. They all knew, even before it was official. They had waited long enough. They would start their celebration early. Christian Colon pumped his fist before he even touched third base....more»
Royals win Wildcard Game with walk-off single in 12th inning
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....more»
Danny Duffy, Jeremy Guthrie, Yordano Ventura added to Royals bullpen for Wild Card Game
Manager Ned Yost has stocked his bullpen with weapons for Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game (7:07 p.m. on TBS). Danny Duffy, Yordano Ventura and Jeremy Guthrie are all on the roster as the Royals face the Athletics....more»
Royals miss out on division crown, but win season finale, 6-4, over White Sox
CHICAGO — At 2:52 p.m. CDT on Sunday, three minutes after the Detroit Tigers captured the American League Central, manager Ned Yost began to prepare for the first Royals playoff game in nearly 29 years....more»
Schardein paces Cowgirls
SALINA — Senior Marissa Schardein finished third in singles play at the Salina South Invitational Tournament to pace the Cowgirls to a third place team finish behind Salina Central and Maize....more»
Cowboys roll past Wamego
WAMEGO — Football people believe that a balanced offense will win you games but a hard hitting; powerful defense will win you championships. The Abilene Cowboys took both to Wamego Friday night and came away with a dominating 25-14 North Central Kansas League victory....more»
Kansas fires Weis
Kansas fired coach Charlie Weis a day after the Jayhawks were shut out by Texas on Saturday. Athletic director Sheahon Zenger announced the firing Sunday morning in a statement....more»
Chiefs lose McKnight for season
The Kansas City Chiefs' unlucky season with injuries collected another chapter Friday when the team announced that running back Joe McKnight suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon....more»
Royals fall to White Sox, stay alive for AL Central crown
CHICAGO — One day remains in baseball’s regular season, and the Royals still have no answer to their postseason whereabouts. Saturday’s 5-4 loss to the White Sox could have locked the Royals into a wild-card spot had the results of other teams fallen differently....more»
Kansas shut out in 23-0 loss to Texas on Homecoming
The list of quarterbacks is seven deep now, a conveyor belt of hyped-up transfers and homegrown hopefuls. They have names that you might have forgotten — Quinn Mecham and Jordan Webb and Kale Pick, a Kansas native who finished his Jayhawk career as a steady receiver....more»
No. 25 Kansas State dominates UTEP
MANHATTAN — Kansas State head coach Bill Snyder rarely lauds his team's play during the season, but his defense gave him reason to make an exception. No....more»
Cowboys win big at Wamego 25-14
The Abilene Cowboys improved to 4-0 on the season and moved to 3-0 in the North Central Kansas League after posting a 25-14 win over rival Wamego. The Abilene defense came up big in this exciting league game with two undefeated teams going into the game....more»
Oklahoma State topples Texas Tech in shootout
STILLWATER, Okla. -- Oklahoma State and Texas Tech are known for their shootouts. The teams didn't disappoint in their latest showdown Thursday night at Boone Pickens Stadium....more»
UTEP football coach Sean Kugler hopes to build a program that can emulate Kansas State
Sean Kugler has spent most of his coaching career teaching offensive linemen. Before returning to Texas-El Paso, his alma mater, as a head coach last year, he spent 15 seasons helping college and professional linemen perfect the art of blocking....more»
Royals dump White Sox, close in on playoff berth
CHICAGO -- The music was loud and the Kansas City Royals were abuzz inside the visitor's clubhouse Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field, but the big celebration has yet to be clinched....more»

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