<![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 Royals finish what Ian Kennedy starts in 6-1 victory over Astros http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article86104397.html#storylink=rss KC starter strikes out a season-high 11 batters

Royals starters had surrendered 19 runs in four innings or fewer over previous two games

Kendrys Morales hits two solo home runs, Cheslor Cuthbert adds a two-run shot

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Past few days 'difficult' for former Tennessee coach Summitt http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article86078807.html#storylink=rss Pat Summitt's family said Sunday that the last few days have been difficult for the former Tennessee women's basketball coach as her Alzheimer's disease progresses.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 18:43:01 CDT By STEVE MEGARGEE ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article86078807.html
Surprise, surprise: Chanticleers, Arizona set for CWS finals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86107217.html#storylink=rss All those SEC and ACC heavyweights are long gone from the NCAA Tournament, and the last two Big 12 teams went home this weekend. The College World Series championship comes down to two teams that were not expected to even make it to Omaha, let alone the finals.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 16:24:03 CDT By ERIC OLSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86107217.html
Royals’ Kris Medlen is positioned to be next in line after strong rehab start http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article86094312.html#storylink=rss Medlen allowed one unearned run in 4 2/3 innings for Class AAA Omaha on Saturday

The Royals’ starting rotation has been erratic this weekend

Chris Young continued his struggles on Saturday night

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:36:39 CDT

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Best part of Royals catcher Drew Butera’s pitching: Nobody got hurt http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article86088582.html#storylink=rss Royals catcher Drew Butera pitched ninth inning of 13-5 loss to Astros on Saturday

It was Butera’s fourth career pitching appearance

With no injuries to himself or an opponent, Butera met his objective

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Royals suffer another rout in 13-5 loss to Astros http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article86050487.html#storylink=rss Starter Chris Young yielded seven runs in second inning

It was the second straight night Royals gave up 13 runs to Astros

Catcher Drew Butera finished game on mound for Royals

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Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps is revived by his fall http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article86062577.html#storylink=rss With 22 Olympic medals, including 18 gold, swimmer Michael Phelps has had an unfathomable career

But for years, he was a prisoner of his own success

That led to burnout and trouble with alcohol, but rehab was a turning point for him

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They’re not paychecks, but major college athletes got extra scholarship stipends for first time this school year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/article86062792.html#storylink=rss Full-scholarship athletes at major programs were given about $2,000 to $5,000 more per year

Money went for food, gas and to help some players' families back home

Smaller athletic programs, like UMKC and Missouri State, are still phasing in full “cost of attendance” to players

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Inner-city kids get a crash course on the outdoors at special event http://www.kansascity.com/sports/outdoors/article85836587.html#storylink=rss Department of Conservation program shows kids the fun of fishing, canoeing

Despite heat, it was a busy week at the Reed Area near Lee’s Summit

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In their words: What athletes did with the money from cost of attendance stipends http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86062912.html#storylink=rss Cost of attendance is a valuable resource for athletes sending home money

The cost of attendance stipends are a luxury for other athletes

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Dom Dwyer scores twice to help Sporting KC draw Montreal 2-2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article86040377.html#storylink=rss Dwyer scored a pair of game-tying goals, helping Sporting Kansas City salvage a 2-2 draw

Sporting KC extended its MLS unbeaten streak to three games

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FC Kansas City gets scoreless tie with Seattle http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article86038822.html#storylink=rss FCKC’s scoring chances were denied by Reign goalkeeper Hope Solo

The Blues played the final six minutes of the game with a player advantage

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 20:35:33 CDT

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No. 1 high school story for 2015-16: Three Kansas City area players get picked among top 100 in MLB Draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86013192.html#storylink=rss St. Thomas Aquinas’ Riley Pint was selected fourth overall by the Colorado Rockies in the Major League Baseball Draft

SM East’s Joey Wentz was picked No. 40 overall by the Atlanta Braves

By the time the Angels selected Turner’s Nolan Williams 96th overall, three Kansas City-area players were among the top 100 picks

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:58:08 CDT

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No. 2 high school story for 2015-16: Park Hill’s Christopher Nilsen sets national record in pole vault http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86011037.html#storylink=rss Nilsen’s leap of 18 feet 4  3/4 inches is a high school record in the pole vault.

Nilsen also repeated as state champion in Missouri Class 5

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:51:19 CDT

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No. 3 high school story for 2015-16: Skylar Thompson leads Fort Osage to state title in football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86010252.html#storylink=rss Thompson helps Fort Osage to first state title in school history

Thompson had 455 total yards of offense in win over Chaminade

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No. 4 high school story for 2015-16: Bishop Miege girls complete second straight undefeated season in basketball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86009627.html#storylink=rss Miege wins third straight state championship

The program has not lost a game since Feb. 11, 2014

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No. 5 high school story for 2015-16: Jeriah Horne, Michael Porter put on show in state title basketball game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/high-school/article86004652.html#storylink=rss Barstow’s Jeriah Horne put up 39 points and 14 rebounds in a loss to Father Tolton Catholic in Missouri Class 3 championship game

Michael Porter, one of the top recruits in nation, had 31 points, 19 rebounds

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 17:19:07 CDT

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Royals reinstate Alex Gordon from disabled list, option Brett Eibner to Omaha http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article85978437.html#storylink=rss Gordon broke his right wrist May 22 in collision with teammate Mike Moustakas

Eibner batted .297 in 11 games filling in for Gordon in left field

Right-hander Kris Medlen’s rehab was transferred to Omaha

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Swimmer Michael Andrew, 17, prepares for his first Olympic trials http://www.kansascity.com/sports/olympics/article85876362.html#storylink=rss Michael Andrew, who is from Lawrence, will compete in the Olympic trials starting Sunday

His best chance to qualify will likely be in the 100-meter breaststroke

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Pete Rose added to Reds' Hall of Fame in long-awaited moment http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article85987547.html#storylink=rss Pete Rose joked about his hair and his age. He reminisced about all those wins with the Big Red Machine. There was one thing that the hits king was determined not to do when he was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame.

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Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:49:02 CDT By JOE KAY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/article85987547.html
American Association standings - June 26 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article86139467.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:07:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article86139467.html Kansas City T-Bones summary - June 26 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article86129217.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 26 Jun 2016 19:26:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article86129217.html Verlander tagged as Tigers lose to streaking Indians again http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86139222.html#storylink=rss Justin Verlander looked stunned after Sunday's loss to Cleveland, and it wasn't hard to understand why.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:02:53 CDT By DAVE HOGG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86139222.html
Phillies rally 3 times but lose 8-7 to Giants http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86139172.html#storylink=rss Phillies manager Pete Mackanin saw no reason to be upset with his team following a walk-off loss to the Giants.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:02:48 CDT By MICHAEL WAGAMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86139172.html
Shh She's Ours wins $75,000 Desert Stormer II at Santa Anita http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86126062.html#storylink=rss Shh She's Ours led all the way to win the $75,000 Desert Stormer II Stakes for fillies and mares by 1 1/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:58:00 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86126062.html
Stunner at US Olympic swim trials: Lochte beaten in 400 IM http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86129512.html#storylink=rss The first event of the U.S. Olympic swimming trials produced a stunner: Ryan Lochte failed to qualify for the team Sunday night in an event he won at the 2012 London Games.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:54:01 CDT By PAUL NEWBERRY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86129512.html
Valeri's 2 penalty kicks give Timbers 3-2 win over Dynamo http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86129752.html#storylink=rss Diego Valeri scored on a pair of late penalty kicks in the Portland Timbers' 3-2 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Sunday.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 21:13:00 CDT By ANNE M. PETERSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86129752.html
Craig Bowden, Ryan Helminen share PGA Professional lead http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86137852.html#storylink=rss Craig Bowden and Ryan Helminen each shot 5-under 67 on Sunday at Turning Stone to share the first-round lead in the PGA Professional Championship.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:52:52 CDT The Associated Press]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86137852.html
Paxton struggles to find command in Mariners' loss to Cards http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86137737.html#storylink=rss James Paxton just couldn't find his command against the St. Louis Cardinals.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:48:02 CDT By ERIK ERICKSON ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86137737.html
Reynolds' homer in 9th lifts Rockies over Diamondbacks, 9-7 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86127352.html#storylink=rss Colorado manager Walt Weiss was well aware his team would be in a bind if it had to play extra innings. Mark Reynolds rescued the Rockies with a clutch drive.

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Sun, 26 Jun 2016 20:49:00 CDT By MICHAEL KELLY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article86127352.html