Playing in their first postseason game in 29 years, the Kansas City Royals twice erased deficits, forced extra innings and advanced to the American League Division Series when Sal Perez drove home the winning run in the 12th inning of a 9-8 victory over the Oakland A’s on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Twenty-nine years of frustration rushing into euphoria transforms Kauffman Stadium to the city’s biggest party in quite some time. Fireworks explode over the video board. Fans wipe away tears and hug whoever’s next to them. When was the last time you saw a game like this? When was the last time Royals fans could feel like this?
Missouri announced Tuesday that forward Cam Biedscheid was leaving the men’s basketball program to attend to personal matters. Biedscheid, a transfer from Notre Dame at semester last season, never suited up for the Tigers.
Federal health officials have confirmed that a patient being treated at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola. The case announced Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control is the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.
Three cases of the neurologic illnesses have been reported by Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, 10 by Children’s Hospital Colorado in the Denver area and one by the Virginia Department of Health in the northern part of the state.
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.