The Royals on Sunday, March 18, 2018, announced the signing of former Cubs pitcher Justin Grimm, who said he talked to Wade Davis before accepting a one-year major-league contract to go to Kansas City.
KU guard Devonte' Graham said he hit his forehead running into Udoka Azubuike late in the first half of the Jayhawks' NCAA Tournament victory over Seton Hall on March 17, 2018, "went black for a little second" and went into concussion protocol.
KC Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas played his first spring-training game of the season on Friday, March 16, 2018, and felt comfortable at the plate. He also discussed playing the San Diego Padres and former teammate Eric Hosmer at Peoria Stadium.
University of Missouri basketball players, led by Michael Porter Jr., were emotional as they walked to their locker room following a first-round NCAA Tournament loss to Florida State on Friday, March 16, 2018.