A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade — a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 percent.
How did KU football go from really good to really bad, really fast? The time after Mark Mangino’s departure has been marked by crucial missteps, ego clashes and a power vacuum that has driven the on-field product into the worst four-year stretch in the program’s history.
Let’s be clear and reasonable here: Only a fool would panic. After all, Saturday marks the latest the Royals have been in first place since — wait for it — 1985. Even with just 28 games left, it’s a stretch to talk about a season being at a true crossroads.
Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Saturday night’s Kansas State-Stephen F. Austin game for live stats and updates from Kellis Robinett, The Star’s K-State beat writer. The game will not be telecast.
Gasoline prices are wrapping up the summer on a good note for consumers; on the Missouri side of the metro area they’re 28 cents lower than a year ago. The relief comes as gasoline demand is down 1.4 percent in the last month while gasoline supplies are up slightly.
After sitting out four games to rest his inflamed right shoulder, Royals second baseman Omar Infante returned to the lineup for Saturday’s game against the Indians. Infante tested his arm by playing catch before the game.
"Overexposure" is a baseball term for a guy who gets to play too much and shows people the holes in his game. A player can look fine for a while, but have him out there long enough and you begin to see some problems. On most plays Billy Butler is fine at first base, but give him a difficult play and he might get overexposed.