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Chiefs inside linebacker Derrick Johnson has had a knack for making impact plays early in games that have been instrumental in the Chiefs’ 9-3 record and moving to within a victory of clinching a playoff spot. That freedom must be earned, and the coaching staff believes Johnson, 31, deserves it. “He’s a great player, time tested,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid said. “I’ve been lucky enough to be around some great players, and … when you need a play, they somehow make a play. He’s done it year after year.”
Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson talked about his interception in the Washington game, reaching another 100-tackle milestone and how he hopes to clinch a playoff spot on Sunday.
The Royals believe they have succeeded in adding a power bat to the middle of their lineup despite missing out in their pursuit of free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran. That power bat is left fielder Alex Gordon, who now can shift down in the order to fifth.
The Royals, after already dipping into their bullpen to bolster their lineup, are hesitant, general manager Dayton Moore said, to thin the unit any further. “I think we’re just really focused on keeping as much pitching as we can and staying strong with our pitching and our defense,” Moore said.
Soccer, volleyball and football national championships are coming to the Kansas City area from 2014-18, including the Division I men’s College Cup, soccer’s Final Four, at Sporting Park in the fall of 2015 and the Division II football championship beginning next December through 2017 at Sporting Park.
Fans filled the Sprint Festival Plaza at Union Station from wall to wall Monday evening to help the team enjoy the Major League Soccer championship won on Saturday. To a loud reception, Sporting KC players lined the stage and passed the Philip F. Anschutz Trophy down the line, some taking a moment to kiss the cup.
After nearly getting run out of the building in the first half, No. 13 Kansas late comeback effort came up a few possessions short in a 67-61 loss to No. 19 Florida at the O'Connell Center in the inaugural year of the Big 12-SEC Challenge. In the span of 12 days, No. 13 Kansas has now suffered three losses in four games.
Kansas freshman center Joel Embiid joined three other freshmen in the starting lineup Tuesday, giving KU four freshmen starters for the first time in school history. Embiid said KU coach Bill Self told him last weekend that hed be starting against Florida in Gainesville, the town where he spent his last year of high school.
Missouri’s Gary Pinkel was chosen as a regional coach of the year by the American Football Coaches Association on Wednesday.
Missouri’s players, who were crushed by Saturday’s defeat, seemed generally upbeat by Sunday evening at Mizzou Arena’s Clinton Club, where it was announced that the Tigers had accepted a bid to play Oklahoma State in the Cotton Bowl on Jan. 3 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Kansas State juniors Ryan Mueller and Tyler Lockett won Big 12 individual awards handed out by the league’s coaches Wednesday. Mueller, a St. Thomas Aquinas grad from Leawood, was chosen defensive lineman of the year, while Lockett won special teams player of the year.
Kansas State, fresh off an impressive victory over Mississippi, slogged its way through a 64-62 win against South Dakota on Tuesday at Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats will have plenty to improve on before take the court against Troy on Sunday, but they can at least take solace in the fact that they won.
Here is the season outlook for the Suburban Conference boys basketball season, with projected order of finish.
Here are the players voted to the All-Sunflower League football team.
Daniel Brooks fired an 8-under-par 62 on Wednesday to grab the clubhouse lead at the suspended Nelson Mandela Championship.
England's Daniel Brooks shot an 8 under 62 to take a one-stroke lead in the Nelson Mandela Championship on Wednesday after heavy rain disrupted the first round.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. quickly learned an important lesson in his race with girlfriend Danica Patrick for NASCAR's rookie of the year award.
NASCAR announced sweeping changes to the Hall of Fame election process Thursday, including tweaks that make Bill Elliott and Mark Martin immediately eligible for enshrinement.
When the rare prairie chickens get on a schedule, they get predictable. And that can lead to outstanding hunting in the cropfields at the edge of vast grasslands.
A Liberty couple is worried that their deer farm might be put out of business as the Missouri Department of Conservation strives to contain Chronic Wasting Disease.
The Golden State Warriors have signed center Hilton Armstrong, who had been playing with the club's NBA Development League team in Santa Cruz.
With injuries mounting at small forward, the Bobcats signed Chris Douglas-Roberts from the D-League's Texas Legends and waived forward James Southerland.
The Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard was injured a knee in practice Wednesday.
Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille will not stay with the club for the remainder of its current road trip.
World No. 17 Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has added former American great Michael Chang to his coaching staff.
Japanese tennis star Kei Nishikori has enlisted the help of Michael Chang as he looks to break into the top 10 in 2014.