Cool comeback, Royals, but now it has to matter

Last year, an epic comeback fueled a run to the World Series. This year, the Royals’ challenge is to repeat that after Game 4 of the ALDS. But sports history is full of “moments” that only later became “Moments.”

Fallen firefighters leave legacy of helping others, friends say

People across the region are mourning Larry Leggio and John Mesh, the two Kansas City firefighters who were killed Monday night when a burning building collapsed on them. Two other firefighters were injured. The deaths marked the first multiple-casualty day for the Kansas City Fire Department since an explosion in 1988 that killed six firefighters.

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The Star's Andy McCullough and Vahe Gregorian discuss the deciding game of the Royals-Astros AL Division Series, which will be at 7 Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium (TV: FS1). Johnny Cueto starts for the Royals and has been inconsistent and the Astros have to bounce back from a deflating loss in Game 4.