<![CDATA[Sports News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 21:59:26 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 21:59:26 CDT Sports 60 Big 12 Tournament will stay at the Sprint Center through 2020 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article22555263.html#storylink=rss The Big 12 conference announced future championship sites in men’s and women’s basketball, baseball and wrestling on Thursday at its annual spring meetings in Irving, Texas, and the Sprint Center will remain the site of the men’s hoops event through 2020.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 17:25:30 CDT

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Royals pleased with rehab progress of Kris Medlen, but still unsure of his role http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22562598.html#storylink=rss As he recovers from his second Tommy John surgery, Medlen could benefit Kansas City as either starter or reliever.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 18:23:18 CDT

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Photo gallery: Mixed Martial Artist Ronda Rousey visits Kansas City http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22516005.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 11:51:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22516005.html Ronda Rousey is a one-of-a-kind MMA star whether fighting or supporting those around her http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22570593.html#storylink=rss Arguably the best female athlete in the world at the present time, mixed-martial arts phenom Ronda Rousey is comfortable arm-barring opponents in the ring as she was signing copies of her new book Thursday night in Kansas City.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 20:11:15 CDT

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Fred Hoiberg speculation begins after Bulls harshly fire coach Tom Thibodeau http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article22520781.html#storylink=rss The Chicago Bulls issued a scathing statement announcing the firing of head coach Tom Thibodeau on Thursday and are rumored now to be pursuing Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 12:51:52 CDT

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Chiefs’ Derrick Johnson, Mike DeVito share a bond as they return to the practice field http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article22453266.html#storylink=rss Shortly before the Chiefs stretched for their first session of organized team activities Tuesday, Mike DeVito was determined to seek out the man in white, wearing No. 56. It had been a long nine months of rehab for he and Derrick Johnson, two key defensive veterans who each saw their 2014 seasons wiped out by Achilles’ injuries in a week-one loss to Tennessee.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 15:26:01 CDT

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Reeling Royals drop fourth in a row, get swept by Yankees in 4-2 defeat http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article22449375.html#storylink=rss The losing streak reached four games at 3:51 p.m. local time, and 15 minutes later the leaders of the Royals stood at their lockers to address the latest defeat. Swept for the first time this season, they did not hide from the reality after a 4-2 loss to the Yankees, and they did not waver in their belief in the briefness of this skid, a stretch of baseball marked by suspect pitching and absent offense.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 14:51:24 CDT

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MOKAN Elite’s Trae Young has drawn attention of KU, other top schools http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article22516104.html#storylink=rss Trae Young, a junior point guard from Norman, Okla., is just one Kansas target to watch after the conclusion of the spring grassroots circuits. Here is a list of prospects to watch in the 2016 and 2017 classes.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:52:25 CDT

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Missouri-Arkansas game moved to Friday after Thanksgiving http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article22522707.html#storylink=rss For the second straight season, the Battle Line Rivalry football game between Missouri and Arkansas will be televised at 1:30 p.m. on the Friday after Thanksgiving. CBS Sports made the announcement Thursday for the Nov. 27 game in Fayetteville, Ark.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 13:10:27 CDT

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Mixed martial arts fighter Ronda Rousey tells her bruising life story http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/books/article21568923.html#storylink=rss Ronda Rousey, the UFC bantamweight champion whom Sports Illustrated recently called “the world’s most dominant athlete,” talks about her new autobiography, “My Fight/Your Fight,” her fighting style and her appearance in the new “Entourage” movie. She appears at 7 p.m. Thursday at Unity Temple on the Plaza.

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Sun, 24 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Djokovic, Nadal sail through with comfortable French Open wins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22548807.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 03:00:00 CDT By BILL SCOTT ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22548807.html Jon Stewart weighs in on FIFA corruption scandal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article22514202.html#storylink=rss Things got even worse for FIFA on Wednesday night when the corruption scandal involving the arrests in Zurich of seven executives of the global soccer organization drew the attention of Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 11:21:07 CDT

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SEC to ‘substantially’ increase fines for rushing fields, courts http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/article22511805.html#storylink=rss The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up. Way up. Possibly starting at $50,000 – 10 times more than the previous fine for first-time offenders.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 10:48:48 CDT

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Former Kansas Citian Walter Byers, NCAA’s first executive director, dies at 93 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22491147.html#storylink=rss Walter Byers, the first executive director of the NCAA, died on Tuesday at home near Emmett, Kan., the New York Times reported. He was 93.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 22:38:28 CDT

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U.S. vows to rid FIFA soccer organization of corruption http://www.kansascity.com/sports/world-soccer/article22487355.html#storylink=rss The Justice Department, FBI and IRS described soccer’s governing body in terms normally reserved for organized crime families and drug cartels, saying that top officials treated FIFA business decisions as chits to be traded for personal wealth. One soccer official took in more than $10 million in bribes, Attorney General Loretta Lynch said.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 21:25:34 CDT

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Big 12 to announce hoop tourney sites http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22479114.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Sports Commission has scheduled a news conference for Thursday afternoon in the wake of the announcement of future Big 12 championships at the conference spring meetings in Irving, Texas.

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Wed, 27 May 2015 19:18:56 CDT

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Full 90 Mailbag: Sporting KC and Luis Marin part ways, now what? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/the-full-90/article22581807.html#storylink=rss Sporting Kansas City shuffles its goalkeepers, is still in need of help on defense and is still trying to cope with a mounting injury crisis. Which means, there are lots of questions for this week's mailbag.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 23:13:22 CDT

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Blue Valley West advances, Aquinas falls on opening day of Kansas 5A state softball tournament http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article22579833.html#storylink=rss Blue Valley West senior pitcher Perri Downey allowed two hits and struck out 14 in BV West’s 3-0 victory over Great Bend in the Kansas Class 5A state softball tournament on Thursday. St. Thomas Aquinas loses to No. 1 seed Wichita Bishop Carroll.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 22:32:25 CDT

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High school results - May 28 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article22579368.html#storylink=rss High school results for area teams

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College results for May 28 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article22579347.html#storylink=rss College results for May 28

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American Association standings for May 28 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article22579326.html#storylink=rss American Association standings and scores for May 28

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Area golf results - May 28 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article22579302.html#storylink=rss Area golf results for May 28

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T-Bones-Explorers box scores - May 28 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article22578675.html#storylink=rss Explorers 3, T-Bones 1

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Piper gets by Mulvane in Kansas Class 4A-Division I softball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article22578639.html#storylink=rss Piper tops Mulvane 3-0 in quarterfinals of state tournament and will face defending-champion Augusta in semifnals.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 22:09:40 CDT By JOANNA CHADWICK

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Nebraska fisherman lead walleye tourney http://www.kansascity.com/sports/outdoors/article22574148.html#storylink=rss Bill Kunze and Greg Belgum of Kearney, Neb., accomplished what no other team could in the first round of the Cabela’s National Team Walleye Championship at Milford Lake. They caught big fish.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 21:01:31 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Kansas 5A baseball state quarterfinals: Blue Valley Southwest, BV West advance http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article22570665.html#storylink=rss Miller Hogan tosses one-hitter as Blue Valley Southwest beats Bishop Carroll 7-0, while Blue Valley West knocks off Shawnee Heights 4-3.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 20:12:02 CDT

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Olathe South, North and Northwest advance to semifinals in Kansas 6A softball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article22568346.html#storylink=rss Olathe South knocks out Olathe East; Olathe North takes down Gardner-Edgerton; and Olathe Northwest drops Derby at first day of Kansas 6A tournament in Lawrence.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 19:37:43 CDT

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Taylor Swift’s image will be on an IndyCar this weekend http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article22568265.html#storylink=rss Tony Kanaan’s car will have a Taylor Swift theme at IndyCar race this weekend in Detroit.

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Thu, 28 May 2015 19:36:12 CDT

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The Star’s high school athletes of the week (May 28) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article22567932.html#storylink=rss Here are the top athletes of last week — a boy and a girl — as judged by The Star’s high school sports staff.

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Big 12 Tournament will stay at the Sprint Center through 2020 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22567110.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 May 2015 19:28:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article22567110.html