Royals

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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Summer Fun 2015: A guide to festivals, fairs and more

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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U.S. vows to rid FIFA soccer organization of corruption

The Justice Department, FBI and IRS described soccer’s governing body in terms normally reserved for organized crime families and drug cartels, saying that top officials treated FIFA business decisions as chits to be traded for personal wealth. One soccer official took in more than $10 million in bribes, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.

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