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Umpire’s call irks Royals in 3-2 loss to the Rays in series finale

The Tampa Bay Rays beat the Royals 3-2 on Sunday to deny Kansas City a sweep of the three-game series. The game turned in the eighth inning when the Rays completed a double play as Tampa Bay catcher Rene Rivera tagged out Ben Zobrist, the potential tying run, then batter Kendrys Morales after Morales hit a ground-ball down the first-base line that was ruled fair.

Technology

Many drivers leave car technology stuck in idle

In its 2015 Driver Interactive Vehicle Experience Report — a study of how new car owners use their vehicles within the first 90 days after a purchase — J.D. Power found that at least 20 percent never used 16 of the 33 technology features measured.

Campus Corner

The strange story of Devonte Wilson, KU’s viral workout wonder

Kansas sophomore Devonte Wilson uses his Instagram account to show off an assortment of his own crazy workouts, insane box jumps and “dude, look out!” leaps over stationary equipment in the weight room. One of the videos went viral and made him an Internet celebrity, but despite what some of those headlines said, he is not a KU running back or a member of the football team.

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Judging the Royals

Here’s why Kendrys Morales didn’t run to first base

The hitter’s reaction tells you whether he thinks a ball is fair or foul; he’s looking right down the foul line and has the best view. I don’t doubt that some hitters are smart enough to try to mislead umpires by their reaction; you see guys pretend to foul a ball off their foot when it missed hitting them by six inches, but if Kendrys Morales was acting, he deserves an Academy Award. He stood at home plate looking like a guy waiting for a bus — or an umpire to get the call right.

 
 
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