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Outfielder has made the most of his speed and is the most successful 50th-round pick in the last two decades.
Louis Coleman served up a three-run home run in the ninth inning as the Royals fell, 7-5, to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday in Surprise, Ariz. Minor-leaguer Noel Cuevas victimized Coleman. He crushed an 89-mph fastball into left-center field.
Records, rankings, matchups and more for all 10 teams playing at the Sprint Center in the Big 12 Tournament starting Wednesday.
Baylor coach Scott Drew says that this year’s Big 12 Tournament field is the toughest he can remember. “Not even close. More teams can win it this year,” Drew said.
Kansas City, as you may know, has no NBA team. But this week the city will be the site of future NBA talent, perhaps top talent if draft projections are considered.
Teams can often play their way into the NCAA Tournament field, but usually not out. That’s the case in Atlanta. But no conference has a longer list of NCAA Tournament hopefuls.
Sporting KC takes the next step in the competition Wednesday — and it’s the biggest challenge yet. Cruz Azul sits in first place in the Mexico Primera standings. “When you think about it like that, it took a lot for us to get here,” midfielder Graham Zusi said. “When you put in all that work — it’s been two years basically — you don’t want to blow your one opportunity. That’s why we’re so excited for it. We want to win it.”
Sporting Kansas City announced the signing of Spanish midfielder Antonio Rodriguez Dovale on Tuesday. Dovale, 23, commonly referred to as “Toni,” was most recently a member of Celta Vigo, a Spanish club playing in La Liga, the top professional soccer division in Spain.
While the Chiefs are apparently in wait-and-see mode before NFL free agency begins Tuesday, it appears a few of their players who keyed last season’s playoff run won’t be back in 2014: namely Dexter McCluster and Branden Albert. The Chiefs — who will have about $9.62 million in salary cap space — will probably shop for bargains during the first phase of free agency.
It appears Chiefs receiver Dexter McCluster’s stay in Kansas City will soon end. A person with knowledge of the situation told The Star on Monday that McCluster, who is a free agent, will not return to the Chiefs. He has four or five interested teams and likely will sign elsewhere Tuesday night, when NFL free agency officially begins.
The NCAA selection committee will hunker down in a room on Sunday in Indianapolis, piecing together a bracket of 68 teams. The committee members will consider many variables: Quality wins. Strength of schedule. And this year, yes, injuries. The latest test case for how the committee should deal with a team’s health: It’s right here in Kansas.
Kansas coach Bill Self ruled Joel Embiid out of the Big 12 Tournament this week because of a stress fracture in his back. Embiid is also unlikely to play in the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
Missouri kicked off spring practice Tuesday and there was a different aura around the program. “It’s a different mentality this year,” senior running back Marcus Murphy said. “Last year, we were trying to get back on track and have a winning season. But this year, we want to build off what we did last year and do better than we did. We had a real good season and we want to use the confidence and all the momentum coming into this season.”
For the fourth consecutive year, the Missouri basketball team had a first-team all-conference selection. Junior Jabari Brown made first-team all-SEC as chosen by the league’s coaches Tuesday and joins previous first-team picks Marcus Denmon, who was first-team all-Big 12 in 2011 and again in 2012, and Phil Pressey, who was first-team all-SEC last season.
Kansas State freshman Marcus Foster, an unheralded recruit from Wichita Falls, Texas, has indeed made a name for himself this year. Still, Foster understands his future will only remain bright if he learns to do more. That means developing into a complete player, a process that will require work and improvement. Not just as a sophomore or as an upperclassman — right now.
Deb Patterson, who coached the Kansas State women’s basketball team for 18 seasons and won the most games in program history, has been relieved of her duties after an 11-19 finish in 2013-14.
Area boys teams will compete this week in the Kansas basketball state tournament.
This week’s state tournament action heats up in all classes in Kansas and Missouri Classes 1, 2 and 3.
The U.S. Open could be headed back to Torrey Pines.
One lesson Jack Nicklaus imparted on Tiger Woods a decade ago in South Africa was to always be part of the conversation.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he probably didn't have enough fuel to finish. Being in Vegas, he decided to gamble anyway.
Drivers have mixed reactions to NASCAR’s new qualifying format after using it last week at Phoenix.
Finding each species’ comfort zone can go a long way toward filling your stringer or the livewell in your boat.
Looking for a lake or river where you go fishing and fill your stringer? Here is a guide to some of the spots that promise to produce good fishing this spring.
David West scored 24 points and Andrew Bynum grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds in his Pacers debut, helping suddenly struggling Indiana pull away late for a 94-83 win over Boston on Tuesday night.
Andrew Bynum had a successful Pacers debut and helped Indiana snap a season-long four-game slide with a 94-83 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday.
Jaromir Jagr scored the winning goal to snap a third-period tie and led the New Jersey Devils to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
Shea Weber had a goal and an assist and the Nashville Predators won their second straight road game with a 4-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Facing an opponent he had never seen play, Novak Djokovic relied on some old-fashioned word of mouth.
Defending champions Rafael Nadal and Maria Sharapova were upset in the third round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday.