<![CDATA[Sports News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/ en-us Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:59:16 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 27 Oct 2015 10:59:16 CDT Sports 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com No. 6 Kansas beats No. 10 West Virginia 75-65, moves into three-way tie atop Big 12 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article59413651.html#storylink=rss Jayhawks now share conference lead with Mountaineers and Oklahoma

Kansas never trailed but didn’t find a comfortable margin until final minutes

Landen Lucas pulls down 16 rebounds, his career best and most by a Jayhawk this season

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:03:21 CST

For now, Royals starter Edinson Volquez says he’d prefer to avoid opening-day start http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article59295718.html#storylink=rss Manager Ned Yost will not tip his hand in picking an opening day starter

The assignment could come down to Volquez or right-hander Yordano Ventura

Volquez was in Kansas City last month for Royals FanFest

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 10:40:40 CST

Former tight end Tony Gonzalez looks forward to being in Chiefs’ Ring of Honor one day http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article59415771.html#storylink=rss Team has 45 players in its Ring of Honor

Players typically have to be retired five years to be inducted

Gonzalez was almost a Chief again in 2013, but trade never materialized

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 19:10:00 CST

Royals’ vs. Broncos’ victory parades: Which one was bigger? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article59373291.html#storylink=rss Denver mayor estimates crowd over 1 million

Royals’ parade drew estimated 800,000

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:22:21 CST

NASCAR introduces charter system, announces sweeping changes to business model http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nascar-auto-racing/article59439483.html#storylink=rss The 36 teams granted charters automatically qualify for all Sprint Cup points races

Carl Edwards’ team wasn’t granted a charter, but Joe Gibbs Racing is expected to acquire one before Sunday

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series begins Sunday with qualifying for the Daytona 500 (Feb. 21, Fox)

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:10:16 CST

No. 25 Wichita State rolls over Drake (+videos) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59453198.html#storylink=rss WSU needs three wins to clinch its third straight Valley title

WSU held Drake to 25 percent shooting

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 21:01:53 CST

Missouri’s smaller lineup shows benefits http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article59388716.html#storylink=rss Missouri freshman guard Cullen VanLeer was pressed into action at forward

The floor spacing opened up the interior for Kevin Puryear and Ryan Rosburg

The Tigers need to pair that paint presence with perimeter game to snap an eight-game skid

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 17:11:15 CST

Kansas State freshman Dean Wade relaxed after big game, ready for Baylor rematch http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/kansas-state/article59383111.html#storylink=rss Dean Wade is in a relaxed mood after scoring 17 points against Oklahoma

Wade was chosen Big 12 newcomer of the week on Monday

Injured point guard Kamau Stokes led K-State with 20 points against Baylor last month

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:54:35 CST

Overlooked Landen Lucas now stepping to forefront for KU http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article59473286.html#storylink=rss Cheick Diallo and Carlton Bragg were heralded recruits in the forecourt

Landen Lucas seemed likely to take a step back in their shadow

But he played the game of his life as KU beat West Virginia on Tuesday

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:25:21 CST

Future KU basketball schedules to include Nebraska, CBE Classic http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article59407583.html#storylink=rss Kansas and Nebraska expected to meet in a men’s basketball series beginning next season

Jayhawks set to appear in the CBE Classic in Kansas City in November

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 18:27:04 CST

Olathe Northwest grad Shavon Shields honored for ‘good works’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/campus-corner/article59300923.html#storylink=rss Shields is a senior forward on the Nebraska men’s basketball team

He was one of five Division I players chosen to the NABC’s “Good Works Team”

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:08:46 CST

FC Kansas City signs first-round pick Katie Bowen http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article59474572.html#storylink=rss She was selected 16th in the National Women’s Soccer League College Draft

Bowen played at North Carolina

She was a member of New Zealand’s 2011 and 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup teams

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:31:29 CST

Mellinger Minutes: Super Bowl, Cam’s fumble, Chiefs defense, Royals gear and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article59258838.html#storylink=rss If Cam Newton chased that fumble, is Alex Smith elite?

Cool economics: Why is Royals gear so cheap?

What would you tell the high school you about following sports?

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 22:47:14 CST

It’s gut-check time for Kansas against Big 12’s top dog, West Virginia http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article59221368.html#storylink=rss No. 6 Jayhawks host conference-leading No. 10 Mountaineers on Tuesday

The Mountaineers beat the Jayhawks 74-63 on Jan. 12 in Morgantown

Jayhawks look to overcome West Virginia’s defensive pressure

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Mon, 08 Feb 2016 18:21:54 CST

Royals spring training question No. 2: Is the Royals’ re-tooled rotation ready to carry a bigger load? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article59368246.html#storylink=rss Before Royals report to Surprise, The Star is looking at five key questions

The Royals finished last in the AL in starters innings last season

Can new acquisition Ian Kennedy help address the flaw?

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:03:45 CST

Budweiser offers to send 50 cases of beer to Peyton Manning and the Broncos http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article59071398.html#storylink=rss Denver quarterback Peyton Manning said after Super Bowl 50 he would drink a lot of Budweiser

Budweiser offered to send the beer to Manning and his teammates

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Sun, 07 Feb 2016 21:43:53 CST

High school results - January 9 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article59480263.html#storylink=rss High school results for area teams

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:56:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article59480263.html
College results - February 9 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article59476083.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:37:28 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article59476083.html Photo gallery: Kansas 75, West Virginia 65 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article59468513.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:04:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article59468513.html Area golf results - February 9 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article59473587.html#storylink=rss Area golf results for February 9

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Tue, 09 Feb 2016 22:27:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article59473587.html
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