The Royals could breathe a collective sigh of relief on Sunday morning. Salvador Perez, the All-Star catcher and reigning World Series Most Valuable Player, is expected to miss just seven to 10 days after suffering a left quad contusion during a scary collision in the ninth inning on Saturday.
A year ago, Alexander Rossi was nearing the end of his long apprenticeship rising through the European racing development series toward his goal of Formula One, until he lost his ride and signed on for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500. On Sunday, he won.
Marcus Peters’ recent inclusion on the NFL Network’s top 100 list — he checked in at No. 65 on the latest episode, which appeared Wednesday — was yet another indication of how strong his rookie season was. In 2015, only five rookies made the list, which is voted on by the league’s players.
Bryce Dejean-Jones of the New Orleans Pelicans was visiting his girlfriend’s new apartment for first time and went for a walk, his agent said. She lives on the fourth floor, but he returned to the third floor and started kicking the door, police say.
A walk and a wild pitch set up a decisive single by ninth hitter Will Jones in the early hours of Sunday morning, sending CMU to a 4-3 defeat to Lander in its opening game of the Division II College World Series.
Trailing by six runs entering the bottom of the ninth inning, having just watched the reigning World Series MVP leave the game with a scary injury, the Royals pulled off an epic comeback that defied all description on Saturday afternoon, beating the Chicago White Sox 8-7 at Kauffman Stadium.
Park Hill senior Christopher Nilsen won the Missouri Class 5 pole vault when he cleared 16 feet, 9 inches. Grandview won its sixth straight boys team championship. Lee's Summit West won the Class 5 girls championship.
Los Angeles Galaxy forward Gyasi Zardes scored twice on both sides of halftime, and 17-year-old Dortmund darling Christian Pulisic scored to become the youngest goal scorer in U.S. history, as the Americans cruised to a 4-0 win over Bolivia.
Dayton Moore took what was then among the worst jobs in professional sports 10 years ago this week: general manager of the Kansas City Royals. Asked what he’s most proud of today, Moore does not talk about the World Series.
This week, Chiefs executives met with representatives from six Kansas City-area domestic-violence advocacy groups, ostensibly in hopes of stepping up dialogue about domestic-violence awareness in the wake of their decision to draft receiver Tyreek Hill.
Missouri ace Paige Lowary struggled with her command after taking a line drive to the head in February, but she’s finally rounding back into form and ready for a rematch with Michigan. The Tigers, 42-14, play at the Wolverines, 49-5, on Saturday and Sunday with a berth in the Women’s College World Series at stake.