After Royals’ Omar Infante hit a 2-run homer in the 6th inning, Salvador Perez, who scored in front of Infante, waited for him at home plate. San Francisco Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland yelled at Perez across the plate, which caused the benches to clear. Here’s a look at what Strickland said to Perez.
Lyft officials confirmed that their drivers will temporarily stop driving at noon Friday for up to 60 days while Lyft works with Kansas City to ensure a permanent future for such services. The agreement, which still awaits a federal judge’s signature, also temporarily halts a federal court lawsuit scheduled to go to trial Dec. 15.
A whirlwind week of kindness and generosity sent 6-year-old Noah Wilson, who has a rare form of cancer, to game two of the World Series. Though weary and a little shy, Noah took it all in stride. And his parents were quick to thank all those who had offered their help.
Look for our Chiefs Extra print section in The Kansas City Star each Friday before the Chiefs play for a new action figure. Tweet your most creative photos with the hashtag #PaperChiefs or email them to email@example.com for a chance to win prizes. This week's prize is a $100 gift card to Price Chopper. Check out our photo gallery of some of the best submissions so far.
A masked gunman killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that was stopped cold when he was shot to death by the ceremonial sergeant-at-arms. Canada's prime minister called it the country's second terrorist attack in three days.
Dedication pays off as Olathe North High School seniors Carolyn Culp and Marisha Madhira take both Kansas slots on the elite U.S. Army All-American Bowl Marching Band. “These are very driven kids,” said Olathe North band director Justin Love.
Ryan O’Connor of Olathe, a server at Rock & Brews at Prairefire, said he was turning to leave the table when Katelyn Davis said, “I was going to give you a tip, but I thought you’d like this better,” and pulled out a ticket to that night’s game against the San Francisco Giants at Kauffman Stadium.
Kansas City’s Boulevard Brewing Company is celebrating 25 years in business with a Nov. 8 pub crawl through Westport with Odell Brewing Company. Odell, based in Fort Collins, Colo., also collaborated on Boulevard’s Silver Anniversary Ale.
Before Game One on Tuesday, Giants pitcher Jake Peavy talked about how disruptive fast base runners can be. Pitchers want to pitch in rhythm, but a fast runner on first base prevents that; the pitcher has to vary how long he holds the ball in the set position or the base runner will time the pitcher’s delivery to home plate, get a great jump and steal second base. In Game Two Peavy proved prophetic; when the Giants starting pitcher had a runner on base he was holding the ball in the set position and using a quicker delivery home—and he wasn’t as effective.
Gov. Sam Brownback says he loves Kansas and worships God. If so, Brownback needs to get down on his knees and pray for forgiveness from Kansas and the Lord for the purely shameful, race-baiting TV ad his own campaign is running right now.