Follow live updates from The Star’s reporting team on your mobile device or desktop as the Royals take on the Oakland Athletics in tonight’s AL Wild Card Game at Kauffman Stadium. The game starts at 7:07 and will be televised on TBS and aired on radio stations KCSP (610 AM) and WHB (810 AM).
James Shields considers himself “an adrenaline junkie,” and the impending moment will rank at the top of his list of thrills. The Royals acquired him for a night like this, for the AL Wild Card Game against Oakland, for an assignment no one in this organization besides him has experienced, for a situation in which he revels.
Terabithia Dairy Goat Farm in Miami County, Kansas, produces farmstead cheese products with milk from Oberhasli goats. Co-owners Becky and Vince Thorpe are on a mission to educate the public on the creamy products they produce and sell only on their farm.
The Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown Monday night, slid on his knees and bowed in prayer. His celebration drew a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, but the NFL said Tuesday that Abdullah should not have been penalized. The Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement asking that the NFL take steps in response to the penalty.
If “Gracepoint” is what America wants on TV, get ready for more mysteries that take a season to solve. You’ll also want to prepare yourself for more squabbling detective duos. Fox’s new crime drama is well-executed and entertaining. But how many times can we watch the same basic story?