Royals manager Ned Yost says he has no regrets after a disappointing finish in 2017. On Tuesday, the club will begin what could be the final home stand for Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain and Mike Moustakas.
KC Chiefs rookie running back Kareem Hunt, who became the first NFL player to record a touchdown of 50 yards or more in each of his first three games, has rushed 47 times for 401 yards — an absurd 8.5-yard average — and four touchdowns. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said he’s not considering reducing Hunt’s carries.
KU coach Bill Self praised Marcus Garrett and Malik Newman on Monday as his Boot Camp conditioning program entered its second week. The Jayhawks will take part in the annual Late Night in the Phog on Saturday night.
“You will not find me kneeling before our flag,” Chiefs offensive lineman Eric Fisher wrote in a Twitter post after a photo of him praying Sunday was used in stories around the country about protests during the national anthem.
Kansas City Star staff photographer David Eulitt didn't know how the Kansas City Chiefs would react during Sunday's National Anthem before the Los Angeles Chargers. What he saw through the lens surprised him: several players took one knee but linebacker Justin Houston went on both knees to pray.
KC Royals manager Ned Yost said Monday that he may rest some of his regulars this week as the club finishes its season with a six-game homestand against the Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks. Shortstop Alcides Escobar won’t be among them. Barring injury, Escobar will be the first Royals player to play 162 games in three seasons. No other Royal has done it more than once.
University of Nebraska football fans have found a new way to party before home games - backyard tailgates. But one of the parties got a little big and out of hand a couple of weekends ago and police still can’t find the hosts.
The streak continues. Thanks to a pick-happy defense –– one that also found a way to consistently get off the field on third down, despite a largely-dormant pass rush –– and one big run by burgeoning rookie star Kareem Hunt, the KC Chiefs managed to remain undefeated and topple the Los Angeles Chargers for the seventh straight time on Sunday in a 24-10 victory at the StubHub Center.
KC Chiefs rookie running back Kareem Hunt had more yards from scrimmage than any player in a debut in the 98-year history of the NFL. The question now: What does he do from here? Will he be a star, or the answer to a trivia question? We went to Northeast Ohio, where he spent his entire life before joining the Chiefs, to find out.
A Pittsburgh Steelers fan burned his jersey in protest over a decision by the team’s players to stay in their locker room during the national anthem ahead of their game against the Chicago Bears on Sunday, September 24.
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