Chiefs’ Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito share a bond as they return to the practice field

Shortly before the Chiefs stretched for their first session of organized team activities Tuesday, Mike DeVito was determined to seek out the man in white, wearing No. 56. It had been a long nine months of rehab for he and Derrick Johnson, two key defensive veterans who each saw their 2014 seasons wiped out by Achilles’ injuries in a week-one loss to Tennessee.


Reeling Royals drop fourth in a row, get swept by Yankees in 4-2 defeat

The losing streak reached four games at 3:51 p.m. local time, and 15 minutes later the leaders of the Royals stood at their lockers to address the latest defeat. Swept for the first time this season, they did not hide from the reality after a 4-2 loss to the Yankees, and they did not waver in their belief in the briefness of this skid, a stretch of baseball marked by suspect pitching and absent offense.

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Festivals, fairs and more: A guide to summer fun

Most of us know all about the area’s big summer events, starting with the Celebration at the Station this past weekend and concluding with the Kansas City Irish Fest at Crown Center and Santa-Cali-Gon Days in Independence. In between, festivals dedicated to everything from beer to bacon, dragon boats to tractors pack the calendar.

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