Daisy Tackett and Sarah McClure claim in separate lawsuits filed against the University of Kansas that they were each sexually assaulted at different times by the same KU football player, referred to in court documents as John Doe G. That player’s name is Jordan Goldenberg Jr., and he was recently removed from Indiana State’s football roster after transferring from KU to play football there.
Just 24 hours after finishing off a series victory in Miami, the Royals (67-61) arrived at Fenway Park and won for a 16th time in 19 games. Eric Hosmer and Alex Gordon each crushed homers over the green monster in the top of the first.
Chiefs safety Eric Berry, who has skipped the last month of training camp to show displeasure that the team was unable to reach a long-term contract agreement with him, will return to the fold before the regular season.
The Chiefs ruled the NFL in 1970, capping their 1969 season with a Super Bowl IV victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Read about their drive to return to the top, as well as the rest of the current football scene around our region, in Sunday’s “Football 2016” special section of The Star.
As the Royals have surged back into playoff contention with a torrid August, a few trend lines have emerged. Among them: The club’s fate appeared to shift course when Lorenzo Cain returned from the disabled list in late July.
In a specially called executive session Thursday night, the Louisburg school board accepted the resignation of Kyle Littrell, head football coach since 2013. He was arrested and charged in July for misdemeanor domestic battery, and was arraigned Thursday afternoon.
Before the first handoff, forward pass or tackle of the fall, a handful of high school programs acknowledge the realization that they won’t be hoisting a trophy on the final week of the season. But every day after school, you can still find them on the field, conducting practices into the early-evening hours.
Chiefs president Mark Donovan again said Friday that the team is willing to sell naming rights to the field at Arrowhead Stadium — and is currently engaging companies in discussions — but that any sponsor would have to keep “Arrowhead” in the new name.
In an interview with 610 AM, former Royals first baseman Mike Sweeney, who is the team’s special assistant for baseball operations,was asked about the scuffle between two former Kansas City players: Billy Butler and Danny Valencia. Sweeney didn’t have kind words for Butler.
Kansas State football fans have been attending home games at the same venue for 47 years, but the game-day experience at Bill Snyder Family Stadium continues to feel new for even the Wildcats’ oldest and most loyal supporters because of rapid renovations.
Before the first inning was even over on Thursday night during the Royals game at Miami, KC center fielder Jarrod Dyson made one of the best catches you will ever see, stealing a home run from the Marlins’ Christian Yelich.
Kansas City rookie second baseman Raul A. Mondesi made an incredible defensive play in the first inning during the Royals’ 5-2 win over the Marlins. It was overshadowed when Jarrod Dyson made one of the best catches of the season.
Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, twice suspended in the minor leagues for violating drug rules, was away from the team Friday following his overnight arrest in Dallas on a drunken driving charge.