Noah Wilson, Royals fan whose cancer fight drew national attention, dies at 7

Noah Wilson, the Olathe boy whose fight against cancer and passion for the Royals made him a celebrity during Kansas City’s run to the 2014 World Series, died Tuesday night at age 7. Noah had Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.

World Soccer

KC fans show pride in sport and country at Women’s World Cup watch party in the Power & Light District

Thousands of Kansas City soccer fans showed up in force Tuesday to a watch party in the Power & Light District to cheer on the United States in its semifinal match against Germany in the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The Americans won the match 2-0 and advanced to Sunday’s championship match, when they will play the winner of Wednesday night’s other semifinal match between Japan and England.

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Judging the Royals

If Jarrod Dyson’s hurt, some of us owe him an apology

In the old days, like 2010, I could wait to find out the real story before writing; now, I’m expected to comment right away. If you’re covering baseball you’re expected to be on Twitter and if you’re on Twitter you’re expected to Tweet fairly often. And people are desperately looking for things to comment about. So when Jarrod Dyson doesn’t hustle down to first base, there’s no time to find out why; just get it out there...even if it’s unfair.

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Judging the Royals

If Jarrod Dyson’s hurt, some of us owe him an apology

In the old days, like 2010, I could wait to find out the real story before writing; now, I’m expected to comment right away. If you’re covering baseball you’re expected to be on Twitter and if you’re on Twitter you’re expected to Tweet fairly often. And people are desperately looking for things to comment about. So when Jarrod Dyson doesn’t hustle down to first base, there’s no time to find out why; just get it out there...even if it’s unfair.

Lewis Diuguid

Bridging the digital divide takes a community effort

Seventy percent of students in Kansas City Public Schools don’t have Internet access at home. Also, 80 percent of households in low-income, minority neighborhoods don’t own computers or have in-home Internet connections. In addition, close to 50 percent of the households in Kansas City, Kan., have no Internet connection.

 
 
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