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The Chiefs apparently will play at Washington on Sunday without three key starters. Tackle Branden Albert missed his third straight day of practice Friday because of a hyperextended knee, outside linebacker Justin Houston remained out because of a right elbow subluxation; and tight end Anthony Fasano has missed all week while undergoing protocol for a concussion.
Today's installment of The Star’s Chiefs mailbag covers a wide swath of topics, ranging from the Marcus Cooper vs. Dunta Robinson debate to the reasons for the declining pass rush.
The Royals landed a new outfielder Thursday morning, but it wasn’t free-agent Carlos Beltran, who held a much-publicized visit earlier this week at Kauffman Stadium. The newcomer is Norichika Aoki, whom the Royals acquired from Milwaukee for left-handed pitcher Will Smith. Aoki, 31, is a left-handed hitter who spent the last two years with the Brewers after eight seasons at Yakult in Japan’s Central League. He batted .286 last season with a .356 on-base percentage in 155 games.
The Royals’ push to reacquire free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran accelerated Tuesday in face-to-face meetings and negotiations in Kansas City. The Royals pushed Beltran, 36, to the top of their offseason target list once they filled their need for a veteran starting pitcher by signing left-hander Jason Vargas to a four-year deal for $32 million on Nov. 22.
The United States was drawn Friday into Group G for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, a fearsome foursome that includes Germany, Portugal and U.S. World Cup nemesis Ghana.
It was 13 years ago that Peter Vermes and the Wizards captured the first and only MLS championship in franchise history. They ended a championship drought of more than a decade for Kansas City major professional sports teams. Sporting Kansas City, now with Vermes as the coach, has the opportunity to do the same Saturday when it takes on Real Salt Lake at 3 p.m.
For KU coach Bill Self, who spent the last week talking about playing with the right kind of energy and toughness, the reserved personalities of his young players can be a significant sound barrier. But when Kansas tips off against Colorado at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, Self will insert freshman guard Frank Mason into the starting lineup for Naadir Tharpe, adding another quiet voice to the fray.
Kansas heads to Colorado for a 2:15 p.m. Saturday tipoff on ESPN2 that is the first of back-to-back road nonconference games.
The coaches for Saturday’s Southeastern Conference title game just finished a news conference in front of the championship trophy at the Georgia Dome. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said his team hasn’t treated this week any different than the previous 12 weeks.
How in the world can No. 3 Auburn put Chris Davis’ missed field-goal return for a touchdown on the Iron Bowl’s final play in the rearview mirror and focus on No. 5 Missouri? And don’t forget Missouri is coming off a pretty big game, too. It’s not as though Texas A&M, which only lost to Auburn by four points, was a pushover. And beating the Aggies was a must for Missouri to reach Atlanta.
On one end of the court, Thomas Gipson fought his way to the rim and made a contested layup. On the other, he blocked back-to-back shots and helped his teammates score in transition. The crowd at Bramlage Coliseum, easily the largest of the season, roared in approval. That sequence didn’t go down as the decisive moment in Kansas State’s 61-58 victory over Mississippi in Thursday’s Big 12/SEC challenge, but it might have been the most important.
Kansas State played in front of a large crowd for the first time on Thursday, and the 11,990 fans in attendance at Bramlage Coliseum made a noticeable difference.
Truman returns plenty of talent after losing just one game last season.
St. Thomas Aquinas will be seeking to repeat as Class 5A champion.
The European Tour announced Friday that next week's Nelson Mandela Championship will still be held, but it will start a day earlier than originally scheduled.
Jbe Kruger carded a 4-under 66 on Friday to claim the lead at the end of two rounds the Hong Kong Open.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. quickly learned an important lesson in his race with girlfriend Danica Patrick for NASCAR's rookie of the year award.
NASCAR announced sweeping changes to the Hall of Fame election process Thursday, including tweaks that make Bill Elliott and Mark Martin immediately eligible for enshrinement.
When Mark Clemishire caught a huge rainbow at Lake Taneycomo, he could have had a place in the Missouri record books. But instead of keeping the fish to have it weighed on certified scales, he simply measured it, then let it go.
Find out where the fish are biting and the ducks are flying.
The Brooklyn Nets are taking embarrassment to whole new levels and sadly, the primary cause of this mortification is the leader of the team, head coach Jason Kidd.
If Kobe Bryant has LL Cool J in his Ipod, then the classic hit "Mama Said Knock You Out" can be found with a quick scroll.
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Sidney Crosby participated in his 500th NHL game last night, a long-awaited and long-delayed milestone in the career of the Pittsburgh Penguins captain.
The Vancouver Canucks returned home on their first winning streak in over a month.
Usually at this point in the offseason, pro tennis player Melanie Oudin is putting in at least six hours a day of court time and fitness work.
Serena Williams will play Victoria Azarenka in an exhibition match in Thailand next month in a matchup of the world's top two women's players.