As spring training ends, Royals still seek answers on opening-day roster

In an ideal world, when the Royals broke camp on Wednesday afternoon bound for a two-game exhibition series in Houston, manager Ned Yost could determine the final 25-man roster for his defending American League champions. But Yost does not live in an ideal world. The prime issue appears to be the fate of veteran reliever Ryan Madson.


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Update: Doughnut Lounge for Westport

Doughnut Lounge will have classic donuts for workers to pick up with a cup of coffee or juice in the morning, as well as more artisan offerings, perhaps a maple bacon flavor or a double chocolate Nutella to eat at happy hour or late night with a glass of wine.

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KU freshman Kelly Oubre Jr. will enter NBA Draft

Kelly Oubre Jr., a 6-foot-7 small forward, announced his decision to enter the NBA Draft on Wednesday morning, ending his college career after just one season at KU. His father, Kelly Sr., told The Star that his son is leaving Kansas in good academic standing and would like to complete his degree in the coming years.

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Mindy Corporon: How to heal and make a ripple by reaching out

Mindy Corporon, whose father and son were killed outside the Jewish Community Center on April 13, 2014, writes: Can seven days of love and other focused activities really make a ripple to change the world? We think so. We must take a stand with the idea that it is better to “love your neighbor as yourself.”

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