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‘He was crying like a baby’: Tempers flare as Royals lose to Blue Jays 5-2

The dramatic four-game series between the Royals and Blue Jays turned ugly on Sunday afternoon in Toronto as Kansas City lost 5-2 in the finale. Neither team appeared happy with the umpiring crew as a series of hit-by-pitches escalated into an on-field confrontation. “He’s a little baby,” Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez said of Toronto’s Josh Donaldson, who twice reacted angrily when Kansas City pitched him inside. “He was crying like a baby.”

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Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt says G.M. decides when to keep, cut a player with off-field troubles

Knowing when and when not to support a young football player with legal or drug issues takes plenty of research and conversation. So it was for the Chiefs when considering the circumstances of undrafted free agent Justin Cox. And the case of star linebacker Justin Houston four years ago.

‘He was crying like a baby’: Tempers flare as Royals lose to Blue Jays 5-2

The dramatic four-game series between the Royals and Blue Jays turned ugly on Sunday afternoon in Toronto as Kansas City lost 5-2 in the finale. Neither team appeared happy with the umpiring crew as a series of hit-by-pitches escalated into an on-field confrontation. “He’s a little baby,” Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez said of Toronto’s Josh Donaldson, who twice reacted angrily when Kansas City pitched him inside. “He was crying like a baby.”

‘He was crying like a baby’: Tempers flare as Royals lose to Blue Jays 5-2

The dramatic four-game series between the Royals and Blue Jays turned ugly on Sunday afternoon in Toronto as Kansas City lost 5-2 in the finale. Neither team appeared happy with the umpiring crew as a series of hit-by-pitches escalated into an on-field confrontation. “He’s a little baby,” Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez said of Toronto’s Josh Donaldson, who twice reacted angrily when Kansas City pitched him inside. “He was crying like a baby.”

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Chiefs release former Raytown running back LaVance Taylor

One of the best stories of the Chiefs’ 2015 training camp lasted less than 72 hours. On Sunday, the club announced that it had released former Raytown running back LaVance Taylor — the player who asked the Chiefs for a job via Twitter and got one — to make room for running back Darrin Reaves of Alabama-Birmingham.

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Royals stretch run begins now with focusing on big picture

KC Royals executives and players weren’t appeased by reaching game seven of the World Series last season in the franchise’s first playoff foray in 29 years. Instead, the breakthrough whetted their appetite for more and to seize the moment and momentum that often are fleeting in baseball. That is why trading prospects for established players in Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist was a smart decision.

Rockhurst High School’s A.J. Taylor commits to Wisconsin

Rockhurst High School’s A.J. Taylor committed to the Wisconsin Badgers over the weekend and did so in unique fashion, using a Monopoly board to reveal his choice. Taylor is rated by Rivals.com as the top recruit in Missouri for his class. He spent time at cornerback, running back and wide receiver last season.

Royals stretch run begins now with focusing on big picture

KC Royals executives and players weren’t appeased by reaching game seven of the World Series last season in the franchise’s first playoff foray in 29 years. Instead, the breakthrough whetted their appetite for more and to seize the moment and momentum that often are fleeting in baseball. That is why trading prospects for established players in Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist was a smart decision.

Rockhurst High School’s A.J. Taylor commits to Wisconsin

Rockhurst High School’s A.J. Taylor committed to the Wisconsin Badgers over the weekend and did so in unique fashion, using a Monopoly board to reveal his choice. Taylor is rated by Rivals.com as the top recruit in Missouri for his class. He spent time at cornerback, running back and wide receiver last season.

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