The Royals rode a five-run fourth inning and their suddenly hot bullpen to a fifth straight victory, 5-4 over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. Three Royals relievers combined for four shutout innings in support of starter Bruce Chen, who got his first win of the season. Kansas City now is 9-7 and a few percentage points out of the AFL Central lead.
This year’s marathon will be a celebration of the sport a year after two pressure cooker bombs exploded, killing three people and injuring more than 260. Sixteen people lost limbs. Qualifying for this year’s marathon was tougher than ever after last year’s tragedy created so much interest in the race. But five Kansas City area runners made the cut. Each brings a special story to Boston.
Sporting KC remained unbeaten at home with a 4-0 victory against the Montreal Impact in front of 20,306 fans, the 40th consecutive sellout at Sporting Park. Sporting KC, 3-1-2, pulled even with Columbus for a tie for first in the Eastern Conference.
- Good friday on the Plaza
- Embassy Suites 25th Anniversary Client Party
- Antioch Park Easter Egg Hunt
- InterContinental Hotels employee gala
- Fans disappointed after Miley Cyrus cancels Sprint Center concert
- Training for the Mothers Day 5K: Week 3
- Easter egg hunt at Belton Assembly of God
- Belton Spring Fling
- Leawood Eggstravaganza
- Soccer fans watch FC Kansas City take on Sky Blue FC
- Roller Derby double-header
- Prairie Village Earth Fair
In recent weeks, it appears the talk of the teams at the top of the draft passing on top quarterbacks has intensified to the point the Chiefs may need to be prepared for at least one of them to fall to the No. 23 pick in the first round. But the Chiefs may be more inclined to take a QB in the mid-to-late rounds.
The Kansas post is only the third U.S. Army installation to consolidate its reporting, counseling and investigative services into a single area, which makes it easier and safer for victims of abuse to get the assistance they need.
A few of Russell Joys stained glass windows are at businesses, restaurants and homes, but mostly theyre at churches, lighting up sanctuaries and chapels, cavernous and intimate, across the Kansas City area. Their themes are sacred and their styles range widely. They tell a story. They say a prayer. They stir a sensation. They do what stained glass does: twinkle, glow, radiate, illuminate.
Otis Reed will soon move from Kansas to Colorado so he can get marijuana every day. Otis is 2. He and little ones like him who suffer hundreds of seizures a day have become the new face of America’s discussion about marijuana. A growing number of health professionals say medical marijuana, specifically an oil extract called Charlotte’s Web, can help those children. The big question is, why do these families have to move to Colorado to get it?
Johann Strauss whipped cream score, along with the naughty plot, have made Die Fledermaus a perennial audience favorite. The Lyric Opera of Kansas City will present the Viennese classic for four performances beginning April 26 in the Muriel Kauffman Theatre.
For the fourth time since becoming Missouri’s athletic director in 1998, Mike Alden is in the market for a new men’s basketball coach after Frank Haith jumped ship Friday for the same gig at Tulsa.
I’ve been to some places in this world where people should not be obliged to live. To remember those grim scenes — as in spite of myself I sometimes do — is to be reminded that we’re privileged to live in an urban forest in one of the planet’s sainted zones.
Nowadays, a plain old footrace is sounding a little blah. In the universe of themed races, color is big. Color Foam is coming up in May, and so is the Color Run, the daddy of all painted races, which started way back in 2012. But its not only about color.
It may not be long before many of us are being watched over by distant health care professionals as we go about our lives. There’s a booming new market in remote patient monitoring technology that promises to change the way we diagnose perplexing conditions, manage recently hospitalized patients and care for the frail elderly.
The first goal of any showhouse is to raise money for a nonprofit. The second is to give designers a chance to play with trends and showcase their design chops. Many of this years trends have been skillfully applied by local designers to put a fresh modern twist on a stately and traditional home to produce the 45th annual Symphony Designers Showhouse at 1256 West 59th St.
Supporters see the program as a way to let parents have more control over where their kids go to school, especially those whose families’ incomes limit their ability to move to an area with better schools. Critics say the tax credits subsidize private education with money that could be used to make public schools better.
As spring games go, Missouri’s Black and Gold Game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium was a thriller. Of course, the final score — the reserves, who started with a 14-point lead, rallied for a 21-20 victory in the closing seconds — doesn’t matter much. The 15th and final spring practice for a Tigers team that is eager to build off a 12-2 season in 2013 was less about winning than it was about preparing to win.
In the world of high-stakes gambling, the edge between clever play and cheating can be thin and arguable. A lawsuit says poker superstar Phil Ivey, playing baccarat, took advantage of an alleged defect in cards manufactured by Gemaco to cheat the Borgata casino in Atlantic City, N.J., out of nearly $10 million.
Blogs and columns
- Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers plans another Olathe restaurant
- First Watch plans to remodel two area restaurants and return in North Kansas City
- Skechers Factory Outlet Store opening in Overland Park
- Topekas PTs at College Hill makes top coffee shop list
- AMC Town Center theaters get a seven-figure face-lift
- Thursday links: Kiper predicts Chiefs will take Marqise Lee in latest mock draft
- Wednesday links: Chiefs reportedly meet with Georgia QB Aaron Murray
- Chiefs make cameo in ‘Draft Day’ movie
- Chiefs work out small-college cornerback Keith Lewis
- An 'elite' NFL jersey will set you back $295 as Nike increases prices
- Expansion of east side of Memorial Stadium will give MU football fans ‘a better experience’
- Laden with new personnel, MU offense to be tested in spring game
- Bob Lutz: Can (and will) Missouri dig deep enough to get Gregg Marshall?
- Local service for Pee Wee Summers set for April 29
- KU to break ground on home for Naismith’s basketball rules May 2