In a loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, pitcher Jorge Lopez made his Royals debut, KC catcher Salvador Perez hit two home runs and outfielder Brett Phillips threw out Richard Urena trying to score from second base.
Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi’s elite speed has been on display at the major-league level for weeks now. He is second in the majors in stolen bases since the All-Star break with 10, including three Tuesday night.
Safety Robert Golden tweeted on Wednesday that he’s no longer a member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Golden spent his first six NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and signed with the Chiefs in April.
University of Kansas freshman David McCormack scored 16 points Wednesday in Global Sports Academy’s latest victory, 114-71 rout of the WBB Giants in Belgium, on its overseas tour. The squad is 5-0 heading into its final game.
Missouri Tigers senior Brandon Lee will pursue a MBA during his final season of college football. The Mizzou linebacker hopes to show his MU football teammates that they can balance life with football, and he dreams of being a CFO.
Patrick Mahomes probably would be the KC Chiefs’ starting quarterback this season even if he hadn’t started a stray game last year at Denver. But his performance that night had substantial meaning, and ripples.
The KC Chiefs reversed a team trend by taking a quarterback, Patrick Mahomes, in the first round of the NFL Draft. The team is hoping Mahomes breaks another trend and becomes a successful first-round quarterback for them.
Kansas State running back Alex Barnes rushed for a career high 819 yards last season, but that number could have been higher if not for a nagging ankle injury. Now healthy, he seems poised for a bounce-back year.
The Kansas City Royals on Wednesday traded minor-league outfielder Terrance Gore to the Chicago Cubs. Gore, 5 feet 7 and 165 pounds, appeared in 49 games over four seasons and stole 21 bases without recording a hit.
Instead of featuring the traditional handle and round knob, the axe-handled baseball bat flattens out and ends in an oblong knob, angled to fit the hand. And at least one KC Royals player likes this newish fad.
If the Kansas Jayhawks football program has a breakthrough in 2018, it’ll likely be thanks to the unwavering commitment of team captains Daniel Wise and Joe Dineen, who spurned other options in deciding to return to KU.
Former KU guard Sam Cunliffe has chosen Evansville as his transfer destination. He scored 28 points in 15 games for the Jayhawks his sophomore season after averaging 9.5 points in 10 games at Arizona State during the first semester of 2016-17.
Kansas City Royals starter Jorge López made his first start in a Royals uniform, after being traded from Milwaukee along with Brett Phillips, in Wednesday's August 15, 2018 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays in Kauffman Stadium.