<![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 The best day in a job of a lifetime for White House Press Secretary, Royals fan Josh Earnest http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article91500832.html#storylink=rss White House press secretary Josh Earnest is a lifelong Royals fan

Maybe no one was happier to have them visit Thursday than the Barstow School graduate

Six months from the end of the job, Earnest’s grace and eloquence have distinguished his work despite the turbulent times

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:22:10 CDT

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Yordano Ventura ‘fine’ after another injury scare http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91553732.html#storylink=rss Ventura take a Beltre one-hop hit to his ribs

The Royals say the starter is day-to-day

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:47:19 CDT

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Analyzing the Chiefs’ training camp roster by position http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article91429237.html#storylink=rss Information on nearly all 90 players

Where each position stands heading into 2016

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 20:23:20 CDT

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Ten years later, the door for Buck O'Neil to enter the National Baseball Hall of Fame opens again http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article91557527.html#storylink=rss The National Baseball Hall of Fame will open up voting for Negro League players again

Buck O'Neil was considered snubbed in 2006

Eventually, he will get another shot at the Hall of Fame with the new voting

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:01:56 CDT

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KU alum Nick Collison fits the Royals’ fan mold as he tosses first pitch on Oklahoma City Thunder night http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91536992.html#storylink=rss Collison played basketball at the University of Kansas during 1999-2003

Over time, he's jumped on the Royals’ “bandwagon”

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:41:23 CDT

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Royals will wait to decide on starter for Tuesday — though signs point to right-hander Dillon Gee http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91536032.html#storylink=rss The club needs another starter for Tuesday’s game against the Angels

The options are likely limited to Dillon Gee or lefty Brian Flynn

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:34:24 CDT

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Replay: Updates, stats from tonight’s Royals-Rangers game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91461622.html#storylink=rss Follow along as the Royals and Rangers play game two of a three-game series at The K

Yordano Ventura takes the mound for Kansas City; Cole Hamels gets the start for Texas

First pitch is set for 6:15 p.m. Fox Sports 1 will telecast the game

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:50:46 CDT The Kansas City Star

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Why we need sports, now more than ever http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article91470057.html#storylink=rss Recent tragedies, including those in KC, have shaken many around the country

Particularly during this campaign season, the news is full of divisiveness

There’s a tendency to think sports is irrelevant in the bigger picture, but it’s quite the opposite

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:38:10 CDT

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Danny Duffy dedicates victory to boy who died of cancer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91459217.html#storylink=rss Left-hander met 8-year-old Liam Shipley during a photo shoot for a calendar

Duffy was saddened to hear the news of Shipley’s passing earlier this month

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 01:19:55 CDT

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Sporting Kansas City’s Roger Espinoza awaits call to Olympics, but will it come? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91469517.html#storylink=rss Honduras expressed interest in Espinoza joining its national team for the Rio Games

But days before the roster announcement, Espinoza has not received a call

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 11:19:14 CDT

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Yellowstone National Park is one big fly zone http://www.kansascity.com/sports/outdoors/article91379192.html#storylink=rss Though park can get crowded, good fishing is seldom far away

Park features more than 1,000 rivers, creeks and lakes

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:36:26 CDT

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Why the seventh inning was a big deal in the Royals’ 3-1 win over the Rangers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article91467707.html#storylink=rss Luke Hochevar bridged the gap

Don’t mess with Rougned Odor

Alex Gordon shows signs of life

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:41:40 CDT

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Danny Duffy lifts Royals to 3-1 victory over Rangers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91445692.html#storylink=rss Left-hander gives fifth straight strong start

Royals improve to 48-47

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:18:24 CDT

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U.S. Women’s National Team smothers Costa Rica 4-0 in Olympic send-off match in KCK http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article91445917.html#storylink=rss The U.S. Women’s National Team beat Costa Rica 4-0 in its final pre-Olympic match, played in KCK

FC Kansas City’s Becky Sauerbrunn assisted on the third U.S. goal

18-year-old Mallory Pugh had the play of the night after dribbling half the field and faking out her defender

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:20:44 CDT

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Mayor Sly James’ latest plan: Bring NBA All-Star Game to KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article91380102.html#storylink=rss The 2017 game was moved from Charlotte on Thursday

The NBA hasn’t announced where it will be played

Kansas City mayor thinks the Sprint Center is a great choice

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:38:18 CDT

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FC Kansas City takes on NWSL’s most prolific offense Saturday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/fc-kansas-city/article91367322.html#storylink=rss FCKC takes on third-place Western New York at 6 p.m. Saturday on the road

Flash have NWSL’s top two goal scorers, Lynn Williams and Jessica McDonald

The Blues have lost two of their last three matches

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:59:50 CDT

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Sporting KC defender Matt Besler injures knee in practice http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mls/sporting-kc/article91273222.html#storylink=rss Besler strained a ligament in his left knee, coach Peter Vermes says

He will miss Sunday’s match against Seattle, along with the MLS All-Star match

Graham Zusi (hamstring) set to return to the lineup Sunday

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:37:19 CDT

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MU interim chancellor forms search committee for new athletic director http://www.kansascity.com/sports/college/sec/university-of-missouri/article91255817.html#storylink=rss Five members will work with Hank Foley and consultant

Replacement sought for Mack Rhoades, who left after 15 months for Baylor

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:31:52 CDT

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Lorenzo Cain goes through on-field workout while recovering from hamstring injury http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91403597.html#storylink=rss Royals outfielder injured hamstring June 28

Cain stayed in KC during team’s trip to White House

No decision made on rehab assignment date

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:54:06 CDT

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Royals put imprint on White House http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article91174502.html#storylink=rss The Royals’ 2015 World Series title was celebrated Thursday at the White House

President Barack Obama took note of many of their colorful traits

But it also was a day of deep appreciation

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Thu, 21 Jul 2016 19:44:50 CDT

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Royals fall 7-4 to Rangers after Soria stumbles again http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91550427.html#storylink=rss The season is at a crossroads after latest wobble from Joakim Soria

“If they end up selling some guys, we can’t complain," Alex Gordon said

A ninth-inning rally came up short against the Texas bullpen

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:07:09 CDT

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Johnny Cueto expected to join Royals at the White House, was never invited http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91559497.html#storylink=rss Cueto pitched in four playoff games for the Royals through their World Series run

He is the second Royals’ player from 2015 to voice his frustrations with the club

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:40:15 CDT

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Chiefs’ top position battles heading into training camp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article91558857.html#storylink=rss There’s plenty of competition at “X” receiver, left guard and right cornerback

The return specialists still need to be sorted out, too

Backup quarterback is the No. 1 battle — and primary concern — entering camp

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:24:28 CDT

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Five story lines to monitor heading into Chiefs’ training camp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article91558637.html#storylink=rss In the absence of a new deal, where does Eric Berry go from here?

Spring star Tyreek Hill needs to prove it in pads

With Justin Houston’s injury status up in the air, edge rush is a concern

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:20:27 CDT

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Alex Smith cautiously optimistic about Chiefs’ chances in coming season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article91558242.html#storylink=rss Chiefs QB is competing at Lake Tahoe celebrity golf tournament this weekend

Jerome Bettis picks Kansas City to win the West

Smith wants Chiefs to be in position to avoid road games in playoffs

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:17:07 CDT

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Area rugby results - July 23 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91556217.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:32:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91556217.html Pro Soccer standings and Swope Park Rangers summary - July 23 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91555837.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:29:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91555837.html American Association standings - July 23 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91555652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:22:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91555652.html Kansas City T-Bones summary - July 23 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91555462.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:17:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/scores-stats/article91555462.html Yordano Ventura assesses his injury after loss to Rangers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91551652.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:18:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article91551652.html