<![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 Three Royals players are among leaders after first All-Star Game voting update http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article80932812.html#storylink=rss Salvador Perez, Eric Hosmer and Lorenzo Cain would all be starters if voting ended today

Four Royals players are second in voting at their positions

Perez’s vote total is the highest for any American League player

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Tue, 31 May 2016 15:01:44 CDT

KU basketball opens nonconference schedule with Indiana, Duke http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/big-12/university-of-kansas/article80980392.html#storylink=rss Jayhawks’ nonconference slate released

KU opens with games in Hawaii, New York

Team will face UMKC for first time in five years

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Tue, 31 May 2016 17:21:28 CDT

Central Missouri Mules get timely hitting to stay alive at Division II World Series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article80979972.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 17:19:47 CDT

With filming done for dating reality show, Chiefs’ Travis Kelce is focused on football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article80947907.html#storylink=rss Kelce filmed a dating show in Los Angeles this offseason

Chiefs tight end says it was a good time, but football remains top priority

Kelce wants to improve his physicality and mastery of the playbook

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Tue, 31 May 2016 15:50:48 CDT

Gregorian Chants: ‘Unthinkable’ archery adventure, leaving Royals games early and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article80935647.html#storylink=rss Archer Zach Garrett is all the rage in Wellington, Mo., after securing an Olympic berth

One of his teachers and coaches says what he’s done is “unthinkable”

And a quick-hit look at other recent happenings

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Tue, 31 May 2016 15:09:44 CDT

Chiefs notebook: Kelce hoping for best for hometown Cavs vs. Warriors in NBA Finals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article80951767.html#storylink=rss News about Chiefs’ tight end, Jeremy Maclin, Jaye Howard

Voluntary offseason workouts continue through next week

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Tue, 31 May 2016 16:03:00 CDT

The Royals have caught fire since being written off by the Washington Post http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article80857702.html#storylink=rss A blogger wrote a piece with the headline: “The naysayers were right about the Royals”

Since then, the Royals have caught fire and taken back the lead in the American League Central

The Royals have improved in several areas that the writer identified as a problem

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Tue, 31 May 2016 09:01:06 CDT

Lundquist to step down from SEC football on CBS after 2016 http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80891047.html#storylink=rss Verne Lundquist will call one more season of Southeastern Conference football for CBS before Brad Nessler takes over the sport's highest-rated TV package.

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Tue, 31 May 2016 14:14:05 CDT By RACHEL COHEN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article80891047.html
Royals break through in eighth and beat Rays 6-2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article80831937.html#storylink=rss Eric Hosmer hits three-run homer in four-run outburst

Royals increase lead in the American League Central

Starter Ian Kennedy gives KC a lead when he exits after six innings

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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:39:32 CDT

Wellington, Mo., archer clinches spot in 2016 Summer Olympics http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article80776737.html#storylink=rss Zach Garrett, wearing lucky Royals hat, finished second in the USA Archery trials process and qualified for Rio de Janeiro

Garrett, 21, is from Wellington, Mo., population 812, and was introduced to the sport as a 4-year-old

While his family is thrilled for him, the analytic archer already has his sites set on medals in Rio

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Mon, 30 May 2016 14:40:21 CDT

Curry and record-setting Warriors headed back to NBA Finals http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80831567.html#storylink=rss Stephen Curry knocked down yet another 3-pointer in the waning moments, pulled his jersey up into his mouth and yelled to the rafters in triumph once more.

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Tue, 31 May 2016 00:04:03 CDT By JANIE McCAULEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80831567.html
Sporting Kansas City learns its CONCACAF Champions League draw http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article80823542.html#storylink=rss Club is grouped with MLS side Vancouver and Trinidadian club Central FC

The round-robin portion of the competition will begin in August

The winner of the group will advance to the knockout stage in 2017

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Mon, 30 May 2016 20:35:17 CDT

AP sources: NFL moving Pro Bowl to Orlando in 2017 http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80878962.html#storylink=rss The NFL is moving the Pro Bowl from Honolulu to Orlando this season, three people with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

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Tue, 31 May 2016 11:54:06 CDT By TERRANCE HARRIS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/national-international/article80878962.html
2 top women lose in Paris, complain about playing in rain http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80842432.html#storylink=rss Yes, they actually managed to complete a match on this wettest of weeks at the French Open. Two, even. And both involved surprises: Two of the top half-dozen seeded women lost within minutes of each other, No. 2 Agnieszka Radwanska and No. 6 Simona Halep.

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Tue, 31 May 2016 12:29:07 CDT By HOWARD FENDRICH ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80842432.html
Sporting KC will be without its top two center backs Thursday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article80770007.html#storylink=rss Nuno Coelho did not practice Monday because of a hamstring strain

Matt Besler is away with the U.S. men’s national team

Those absences will put Ike Opara and Kevin Ellis in the middle of the defense against the Galaxy

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Mon, 30 May 2016 13:26:23 CDT

Baylor hires former Wake coach Grobe; AD McCaw resigns http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80781902.html#storylink=rss Scrambling to find a coach to lead its football program through a tumultuous time, Baylor hired a man known for turnarounds and integrity.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 20:39:04 CDT By RALPH D. RUSSO ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80781902.html
Penguins strike first, winning Stanley Cup final Game 1 against the Sharks, 3-2 http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80829737.html#storylink=rss A lot of people wondered whether Nick Bonino would even be in the Penguins' lineup for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 03:00:00 CDT By DAVE MOLINARI ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article80829737.html
All for one: LeBron, Cavs bonding on path toward NBA title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80794527.html#storylink=rss As they jumped around the locker room dousing each other with ice water and howling after earning their second straight trip to the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers were one.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 22:29:02 CDT By TOM WITHERS ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80794527.html
No. 1 Florida among record 4 SEC teams to nab national seeds http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80757722.html#storylink=rss Florida will have to break the curse of the No. 1 seed to win its first national championship in baseball.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 15:09:03 CDT By ERIC OLSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80757722.html
After playoff collapse, Durant future is Thunder's question http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80832352.html#storylink=rss As Stephen Curry dribbled out the clock in a raucous Oracle Arena, Kevin Durant could only stand and watch.

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Mon, 30 May 2016 23:54:03 CDT By JOSH DUBOW ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article80832352.html
Chiefs' tight end Travis Kelce on his TV dating show http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article80925942.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 14:44:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article80925942.html Ned Yost says Royals leading All-Star balloting deserve to be there http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article80978662.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 17:19:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article80978662.html Cleveland native Travis Kelce on his Cavs in NBA Finals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article80930297.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 May 2016 14:55:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article80930297.html Live updates, stats from tonight’s Royals-Rays game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article80908747.html#storylink=rss Follow along as the Royals and Tampa Bay Rays play at Kauffman Stadium

Dillon Gee takes the mound for Kansas City; Drew Smyly gets the start for Tampa Bay

First pitch is set for 7:15 p.m. Fox Sports Kansas City will telecast the game

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Tue, 31 May 2016 17:07:37 CDT The Kansas City Star

Five things to watch at Missouri baseball and girls soccer state tournaments http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article80971117.html#storylink=rss St. Teresa's, Notre Dame de Sion aim for second straight girls soccer state titles

Lee's Summit West is one of four teams left in Missouri Class 5 baseball

Summit Christian Academy has reached the state semifinals in baseball and girls soccer

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Tue, 31 May 2016 16:57:34 CDT

Why you don’t want to leave a Royals game early http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article80873697.html#storylink=rss The Royals have an advantage when the game goes to the bullpens

Why Tampa Bay pitcher Matt Andriese balked

Royals’ relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera got unlucky

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Tue, 31 May 2016 10:37:22 CDT

Photo gallery: Royals 6, Rays 2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article80835167.html#storylink=rss Four run eighth inning capped by Eric Hosmer's three run homer helps Royals' with 6-2 win over Rays

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Mon, 30 May 2016 23:15:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article80835167.html
Royals rock the Tampa Bay Rays with a four-run eighth inning http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article80835872.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 23:36:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article80835872.html T-Bones box score for May 30 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article80832317.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 22:42:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article80832317.html High school results for May 30 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article80832287.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 30 May 2016 22:42:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article80832287.html