Tyreek Hill will not be subject to NFL discipline upon entering the league but could be considered a repeat offender under its conduct policy if involved in another incident of domestic violence. There is no NFL policy regarding players entering the league who have a domestic violence history, according to a league spokesman.
Martin Truex Jr. was booted from the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, lost his job and watched his longtime girlfriend battle cancer during the worst season of his career. The dark clouds lifted last season and Truex is enjoying his ascendance with Furniture Row Racing.
The Royals walked it off Tuesday night, and a 14-12 start includes more to be encouraged about than not. A good question is asked about Tyreek Hill: are second chances not allowed? Talk of the streetcar and advice on How To Move Without Losing Your Sanity.
The Royals made room for a pending roster addition on Wednesday afternoon, optioning outfielder Terrance Gore to Class AA Northwest Arkansas in the hours after a 13-2 loss to the Washington Nationals at Kauffman Stadium. The club will make a corresponding roster move before opening a three-game series Friday night in Cleveland against the Indians.
Missouri football coach Barry Odom said he wasn’t surprised Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh was coming to the Kansas City area for a satellite camp. He also provided some details of the Tigers’ summer camp plans Wednesday during a conference call with SEC East coaches.
Chiefs general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid on Saturday tried to rationalize the startling decision to select Tyreek Hill in the NFL Draft. But there is a tin-eared disconnect here in a decision that should have been vetoed by CEO Clark Hunt regardless of Dorsey and Reid’s honorable reputations and whatever the future holds for Hill.
The camp is scheduled for June 15 at Blue Springs South. A week ago, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors ruled to allow satellite football camps. Last month, the Division I Council had banned the camps.
NASCAR Sprint Cup driver and Emporia, Kan., native Clint Bowyer will drive in the Camping World Trucks Series and Cup races this weekend at Kansas Speedway. He’s had a tough run, but things are turning around and he’d love to keep the momentum going at his home track.
The district attorney who oversaw Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill’s plea agreement for domestic abuse by strangulation that resulted in a deferred three-year sentence said the victim was consulted about and supportive of the arrangement. Hill, at his plea hearing, said he struck and choked his then-pregnant girlfriend in December 2014.
Lorenzo Cain came through with a two-out, game-winning base hit off Washington Nationals closer Jonathan Papelbon, busting out of an early-season slump and carrying the Royals to an improbable rally in a 7-6 victory on at Kauffman Stadium.
The Royals trailed by two runs in the ninth inning, but scored three times and won 7-6 against the Washington Nationals. Terrance Gore, Mike Moustakas and Lorenzo Cain each played a big role in the comeback. Watch Moustakas and Cain get a Salvy Splash as well.
Before Monday’s game against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium, Washington Nationals relief pitcher Blake Treinen reflected on his journey from long shot to big-leaguer after growing up in small-town Kansas. He appeared in the season finale Wednesday.
Kansas State women’s basketball coach Jeff Mittie has signed a new six-year contract that adds three years to his current deal and runs through the 2021-22 season, the school announced Tuesday. Overall, his new six-year contract is worth $3.56 million, plus performance bonuses.
The Chiefs selected Mississippi State defensive tackle Chris Jones with their first pick of the 2016 NFL Draft. Hear from Andy Reid, John Dorsey and Southeast scout Ryne Nutt on what attracted them to Jones, a massive man (6 feet 6, 310 pounds) with good athleticism. Also hear from Jones himself on how it feels to be a Chief.
Getting to know Chris Jones, the Chiefs' top NFL draft pick
The 18th annual School Day at the K
John Dorsey and Andy Reid on drafting Tyreek Hill
Lorenzo Cain discusses walk-off hit in Royals' comeback win