<![CDATA[KC Breaking News, Sports, Weather & KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/ en-us Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:28:13 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 05 Oct 2015 09:28:13 CDT Homepage 60 Alcides Escobar, Ben Zobrist help lift Royals over Astros, 5-4, even ALDS at 1-1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38478711.html#storylink=rss KC takes the lead in the seventh inning

Ben Zobrist gets the go-ahead RBI single after Escobar triples

Houston’s starter on Sunday is Dallas Keuchel, with a 1.48 ERA

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 18:14:53 CDT

Some would prefer that Muslims not use Wichita State chapel http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article38375133.html#storylink=rss It’s not a sin to let Wichita State’s chapel serve Muslim students

Alumni meddling upends decision on campus chapel

University will revisit issue, seeking a peaceful resolution

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:23:29 CDT

California man on difficult mission to uncover Missouri Cold War missile site http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article38282178.html#storylink=rss California man making first-ever attempt to reclaim Minuteman missile launch center

The U.S. deployed 1,000 of the missiles at the height of the Cold War, 150 in Missouri

Excavation has proved difficult, with environmental regulations and unforeseen hazards

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:57:28 CDT

Candidates hate raising money, but they need it more than ever http://www.kansascity.com/news/government-politics/article38508501.html#storylink=rss Phone call by phone call, candidates are raising cash for next year’s elections

Political ad spending may top $12 billion next year

Missouri fundraising and spending may top $150 million

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:47:25 CDT

The other Democrats at Tuesday’s debate: O’Malley, Webb and Chafee http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article38494113.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are the Democratic front-runners

Martin O’Malley, Jim Webb and Lincoln Chafee could benefit from exposure

Could Joe Biden show up?

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:00:20 CDT

And now there are 51 school shootings in 2015; Arizona death brings toll to 27 http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article37318461.html#storylink=rss Deaths include 10 a week ago in Oregon, 8 suicides

None of those killed have been at elementary schools

Gun control groups define “school shooting” broadly

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Fri, 02 Oct 2015 08:46:08 CDT

Astros bullpen catcher playing catch with fans http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38411136.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:06:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38411136.html GOP civil war rages as McCarthy falls http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article38254044.html#storylink=rss Gives up bid for speaker of the House of Representatives

Party split between pragmatists and hardcore conservatives

No truce in sight

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:11:21 CDT

Member of Royals grounds crew is uninjured after being run over by tarp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article38281257.html#storylink=rss A Royals grounds crew member is run over by tarp

The member was not injured by the tarp

There was a rain delay during game one of the ALDS

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:50:44 CDT

A Year Later, Machole Stewart Is Remembered http://www.kansascity.com/news/article38568279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 23:20:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/article38568279.html St. Thomas Aquinas thumps Blue Valley, 35-13 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article38569380.html#storylink=rss Saints win 35-13 after their offense scores big in second half

At the same time their defense shuts down Tigers

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 23:20:07 CDT

Student gets $10,000 payoff at Kansas basketball’s Late Night at the Phog http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article38555613.html#storylink=rss At annual kickoff to hoops season, Coach Bill Self talks about this year’s team winning a national championship

Kansas student wins big prize after Kansas staff member makes halfcourt shot

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:31:10 CDT

Eric Hosmer changed the Royals’ luck by sticking his butt out http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article38557449.html#storylink=rss Hosmer had an, um, unorthodox way to change a critical playoff game

Teammates said it was the single moment that did the most to give them confidence

Hosmer gives a special shout-out to Jeff Francoeur

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:38:14 CDT

Here’s the shot that won a KU student $10,000 during ‘Late Night In The Phog’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article38563956.html#storylink=rss A sophomore at the University of Kansas received $10,000 on Friday

It was part of the “Late Night In The Phog” celebration

Brennan Bechard made a halfcourt shot that won the student the prize

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:59:12 CDT

Photo gallery: Late Night at the Phog http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article38561247.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:51:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article38561247.html Royals’ Johnny Cueto survives for six innings in Game 2 after rough beginning http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38534343.html#storylink=rss Cueto allowed four runs and seven hits with three walks in six innings

Royals even up playoff series with Astros at 1-1 with 5-4 victory at Kauffman Stadium

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:12:31 CDT

Winning lottery numbers for Friday, Oct. 9 http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article38550612.html#storylink=rss Winning numbers for the Missouri and Kansas lotteries

Please confirm numbers with state lottery officials

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:11:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/lottery/article38550612.html
Chiefs’ Josh Mauga will sit vs. Bears because of injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article38549004.html#storylink=rss Josh Mauga will miss Sunday’s game against the Bears

Ramik Wilson replaced Mauga against the Bengals and finished with eight tackles

Wilson led the Chiefs in tackles during the preseason

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:03:46 CDT

Photo gallery: Center 38, O'Hara 7 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/prep-football/missouri-prep-football/article38548938.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 22:03:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/prep-football/missouri-prep-football/article38548938.html Photo gallery: Star Shots, best photos from Oct. 9 http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article38546496.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:53:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article38546496.html As Johnny Cueto fizzles, Ben Zobrist sizzles and validates Royals’ trade-deadline work http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article38537937.html#storylink=rss Johnny Cueto was acquired for the Royals’ playoff run

He struggled Friday, but Ben Zobrist rose to the occasion

Zobrist was seen as a luxury when the Royals got him, but he’s been much more

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:24:13 CDT

ALDS Game 2 interviews: Hosmer, Zobrist lead comeback after Cueto's shaky start http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38515152.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:17:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38515152.html The best of Royals fan fashion from the ALDS http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article38531379.html#storylink=rss Fans wore true blue outfits

Many sewed their own clothes

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 21:02:55 CDT

Royals beat defensive shifts and deliver opposite-field knocks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38519889.html#storylink=rss Nine of Royals’ 11 hits in ALDS Game 2 win went to opposite field

The Royals doubled their hit total from six to 11 across two games

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:23:44 CDT

Chiefs got back to basics this week to aid run defense http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article38524695.html#storylink=rss The Packers and Bengals had success running at the Chiefs’ nickel fronts

The Chiefs had a full-contact practice this week to get back to the basics

The Chiefs face the Bears at noon Sunday

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:39:33 CDT

Chiefs’ Chris Conley could again get the nod as No. 2 wideout http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article38527428.html#storylink=rss The rookie receiver started in Albert Wilson’s place against Cincinnati and caught two passes for 53 yards

He has room for improvement but showed big-play ability

Conley had as many targets in one game than Wilson had in three games

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:47:50 CDT

Royals replay challenges lead to run and a big out http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38523528.html#storylink=rss Wade Davis’ first pickoff since 2013 was a huge play for Royals in the ninth inning

The Royals won a replay challenge, their second successful challenge of the game

Umpires reversed a call and Alcides Escobar was safe on a bunt in the third inning

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:35:33 CDT

Royals use new 2015 bullpen trio in ALDS win and it looks as solid as 2014 version http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38514603.html#storylink=rss The Royals’ bullpen pitched three shutout innings on Friday

Wade Davis got his first postseason save

Kelvin Herrera, Ryan Madson and Davis have combined for a 1.80 ERA in the ALDS

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:08:16 CDT

Watch Eric Hosmer’s all-import RBI bloop single http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article38519916.html#storylink=rss Eric Hosmer blooped a single that scored Lorenzo Cain in the sixth inning

Salvador Perez also drew a bases-loaded walk

Both runs helped the Royals tie game two of the ALDS against Houston

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 20:23:52 CDT

Andy McCullough breaks down ALDS Game 2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38501814.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 19:31:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38501814.html