Live updates, stats from tonight’s Royals-Indians game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Tuesday night’s Royals-Indians game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.

Eat & Drink

Chocolate hummus? It’s just one odd but tasty chocolate pairing

With Mother’s Day on Sunday, many spouses and children are likely to rely on the old standby: the gift of chocolate. But beyond the tried-and-true box of chocolate-covered cherries, the naturally rich, earthy and seductive character of cocoa can also be used to enhance an unexpected array of dishes.

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Orange Popsicle Week and website help young stroke victims stick together

Finding people to relate to became easier for young stroke victims with the creation of a website and a week of events to raise awareness of their struggles. National Orange Popsicle Week was inspired by Amy Wooddell of Overland Park requesting the frozen treat as she recovered from a stroke at age 24. The site and the weeklong event soon followed.


Sprint credits customer satisfaction in remaining the No. 3 wireless carrier

The Overland Park-based company held on as the nation’s third-largest wireless carrier by adding 1.2 million subscribers in the first three months of this year. It foiled for at least another three months the plans at fast-growing rival T-Mobile to pass it. Subscribers totaled 57.141 million at Sprint at the end of March, compared with 56.836 million at T-Mobile.

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The K Zone

Royals pitching prospect Kyle Zimmer experiences setback in rehab

Kyle Zimmer, the right-hander still considered the finest pitching prospect in the Royals’ farm system, suffered a setback in an outing Friday because of soreness in his surgically-repaired right shoulder. The Royals suspended his throwing program, which was supposed to culminate with Zimmer joining Class AA Northwest Arkansas on Sunday. Instead, Zimmer will remain at the Royals’ complex in Arizona.


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