Becoming Yordano: A journey to the launch point of the Royals’ rocket arm

Yordano Ventura quit school at 14 and was working construction until his big break: a tryout that led to a spot in the Kansas City Royals’ academy in the Dominican Republic. But even after making the major leagues and pitching in the World Series, Ventura wouldn’t live anywhere else than Las Terrenas, his hometown, where he trained on the beach and swam in the ocean.  

Former Chiefs teammates say Will Shields deserves spot in Hall of Fame

Former Chiefs guard Will Shields will be among 15 modern-era candidates up for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Shields, a 12-time Pro Bowler who made a club-record 223 regular-season starts for the Chiefs during 1993-2006, is a finalist for the fourth consecutive year since he’s been eligible.

Becoming Yordano: A journey to the launch point of the Royals’ rocket arm

Yordano Ventura quit school at 14 and was working construction until his big break: a tryout that led to a spot in the Kansas City Royals’ academy in the Dominican Republic. But even after making the major leagues and pitching in the World Series, Ventura wouldn’t live anywhere else than Las Terrenas, his hometown, where he trained on the beach and swam in the ocean.  

Former Chiefs teammates say Will Shields deserves spot in Hall of Fame

Former Chiefs guard Will Shields will be among 15 modern-era candidates up for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Shields, a 12-time Pro Bowler who made a club-record 223 regular-season starts for the Chiefs during 1993-2006, is a finalist for the fourth consecutive year since he’s been eligible.

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No. 17 West Virginia uses suffocating defense to beat Kansas State 65-59

Trying to beat a full-court defense can take a lot out of a team. On Tuesday, the task was simply too taxing for Kansas State in a 65-59 loss to West Virginia at Bramlage Coliseum. The No. 17 Mountaineers made things difficult on the Wildcats from start to finish by defending every inch of the floor.

No. 17 West Virginia uses suffocating defense to beat Kansas State 65-59

Trying to beat a full-court defense can take a lot out of a team. On Tuesday, the task was simply too taxing for Kansas State in a 65-59 loss to West Virginia at Bramlage Coliseum. The No. 17 Mountaineers made things difficult on the Wildcats from start to finish by defending every inch of the floor.

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