The thing that makes this Royals team, put together by general manager Dayton Moore and managed by Ned Yost, different than the limp versions that have come before is actual talent. This is the best team, on paper, the Royals have had since the 1994 strike.
The Royals should know why the city they play for is suspicious. Nothing personal, guys, but Alex Gordon and Sal Perez and especially James Shields and Jeremy Guthrie might want to know why a fan base starved to watch a winner is watching their best team in 20 years like its a wild grizzly bear.
Kansas City Royals' Ervin Santana reacts in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
It’s happened twice now, two nights in a row, and the Royals shouldn’t require further proof: While their rotation is much improved over recent seasons, one run isn’t often going to be enough.
Kansas State’s Arthur Brown held up the trophy the Wildcats received for winning the Big 12 football championship.
Terry Dutton, hanging around with his friend David Yoder and watching the Kansas State baseball team celebrate its Big 12 championship after Fridays victory over Oklahoma, had a fashion problem.
D.C. United is off to a wretched start.
FC Kansas City forward Renae Cuellar (right) scored her fourth goal of the season in Saturday’s 2-0 win.
Saturday’s match between FC Kansas City and the Boston Breakers featured two of the top defenses in the National Women’s Soccer League, not to mention two of the league’s top scorers.
In what amounted to a duel between two of the nation’s best pitchers, you could argue that, in a way, Hofstra’s Olivia Galati bested Missouri’s Chelsea Thomas in their NCAA regional game on Saturday.
Welcome to Schumacher City. Population … as many as 1,000, depending on the time of day.
Force sets Funny Car track record
One day after Matt Besler and Graham Zusi were announced as picks during the latest roster selection for the U.S. men’s national team, two more Sporting Kansas City players were chosen for national-team duty.
Jockey Gary Stevens, aboard Oxbow, celebrates with trainer D. Wayne Lukas after winning the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 18, 2013, in Baltimore.
Oxbow has won the Preakness, ruining Orb's bid to capture the Triple Crown.
Tom Watson will be a busy man the next couple of months.
Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas (8) drops the bat after striking out to end the second inning in front of New York Yankees catcher Chris Stewart (19) during Sunday's baseball game on May 12, 2013, at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star
The questions Saturday afternoon concerned third baseman Mike Moustakas, his ongoing struggles and how patient the Royals were willing to remain and for how long.
Kansas City Royals' James Shields works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game on Friday, May 17, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
OAKLAND, Calif. -- James Shields continues to pitch like the No. 1 guy the Royals expected when they acquired him in that big off-season deal from Tampa Bay. And the Royals continue to waste his efforts.
One of the nation’s top pitchers on the hill with a four-run lead looked like a winning position for Oklahoma.
Missouri senior Jenna Marston sure couldn’t have picked a better time to hit her first home run of the season.
Outfielder Jarrod Dyson is expected to miss two-to-four weeks after being diagnosed Friday in Kansas City with what trainer Nick Kenney termed “a mild high ankle sprain.”
The Ferrari F430, with a retail price tag of $188,000, is one of many supercars available for a thrill ride through the Exotic Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
Who could’ve resisted the sales pitch?
Rich Gannon ruined it for everyone whos come up since. You either remember Gannons time with the Chiefs, or youve heard the stories, the cries, the complaints, the I-told-you-sos.
Kansas State officially announced the addition of 6-foot-10 Georgetown transfer Brandon Bolden to the Wildcats’ men’s basketball team Friday.
Exercise rider Jennifer Patterson gallops Preakness Stakes favorite and Kentucky Derby winner Orb at Pimlico Race Course Friday, May 17, 2013 in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled for Saturday.
The family of Stuart Janney III hasn’t always had good luck in horse racing, but he is two wins away from being the co-owner of a Triple Crown champion.