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Gif of Ryan Raburn’s ‘throw’

The Royals scored first on Thursday night when Mike Moustakas hit a double down the left field line. Cleveland’s Ryan Raburn just missed making a great catch. His subsequent throw allowed Moustakas to round the bases.

Nori Aoki’s walkoff single in 14th lifts Royals over Indians 2-1

Nori Aoki spread his arms and waited. At 11:34 p.m., four hours and 23 minutes after an interminable, preposterous night at the ballpark began, the Royals rushed to greet him in the dirt near second base. Aoki cracked a walkoff single in the bottom of the fourteenth inning on Thursday, plating Lorenzo Cain to usher his club to a 2-1 victory over the Indians.

Sporting Club plans to build national soccer training center in KCK

In a Wednesday night news conference at Sporting Park, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Sporting Club and Wyandotte County officials unveiled plans to construct a $75 million-plus National Training and Coaching Development Center — which will serve as a home base for the U.S. Soccer Federation and its national teams.

Nori Aoki’s walkoff single in 14th lifts Royals over Indians 2-1

Nori Aoki spread his arms and waited. At 11:34 p.m., four hours and 23 minutes after an interminable, preposterous night at the ballpark began, the Royals rushed to greet him in the dirt near second base. Aoki cracked a walkoff single in the bottom of the fourteenth inning on Thursday, plating Lorenzo Cain to usher his club to a 2-1 victory over the Indians.

Sporting Club plans to build national soccer training center in KCK

In a Wednesday night news conference at Sporting Park, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback and Sporting Club and Wyandotte County officials unveiled plans to construct a $75 million-plus National Training and Coaching Development Center — which will serve as a home base for the U.S. Soccer Federation and its national teams.

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Gif of Ryan Raburn’s ‘throw’

The Royals scored first on Thursday night when Mike Moustakas hit a double down the left field line. Cleveland’s Ryan Raburn just missed making a great catch. His subsequent throw allowed Moustakas to round the bases.

Judging the Royals

Nori Aoki wins the Kansas City marathon

Just before this game started I ate dinner with John Wathan. The former Royals manager said you should never think you’d seen it all; no matter how long you played, coached or watched, the game of baseball could still surprise you. Seven and a third innings later, Duke proved prophetic.

Jamaal Charles’ deal was easy, now comes the hard part for the Chiefs

Jamaal Charles earned every cent of his contract extension. The shelf-life of running backs is cruelly short, and Charles is absolutely right to get paid while he can. More importantly for the Chiefs’ future, this does not affect their ability to work out more complicated contract situations with Justin Houston and Alex Smith.

Jamaal Charles’ deal was easy, now comes the hard part for the Chiefs

Jamaal Charles earned every cent of his contract extension. The shelf-life of running backs is cruelly short, and Charles is absolutely right to get paid while he can. More importantly for the Chiefs’ future, this does not affect their ability to work out more complicated contract situations with Justin Houston and Alex Smith.

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Nori Aoki’s walkoff single in 14th lifts Royals over Indians 2-1

Nori Aoki spread his arms and waited. At 11:34 p.m., four hours and 23 minutes after an interminable, preposterous night at the ballpark began, the Royals rushed to greet him in the dirt near second base. Aoki cracked a walkoff single in the bottom of the fourteenth inning on Thursday, plating Lorenzo Cain to usher his club to a 2-1 victory over the Indians.

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