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Duffy, KC Bullpen Hold Rockies To 2 Hits; Royals Win 3-2

Duffy, KC Bullpen Hold Rockies To 2 Hits; Royals Win 3-2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy and four relievers combined on a two-hitter, helping the Kansas City Royals hold off the Colorado Rockies

Royals Activate All-Star Catcher Perez From Disabled List

Royals Activate All-Star Catcher Perez From Disabled List

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have activated All-Star catcher Salvador Perez from the 10-day disabled list. Perez was sidelined by

Solarte Drives In Career-Best 6 Runs, Padres Beat Cards 12-4

Solarte Drives In Career-Best 6 Runs, Padres Beat Cards 12-4

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yangervis Solarte homered and drove in a career-high six runs, Austin Hedges also went deep and the San Diego Padres

QBs Undecided, Rugamba Out For Opener At Iowa

QBs Undecided, Rugamba Out For Opener At Iowa

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa will face Wyoming’s Josh Allen, one of the nation’s most talented quarterbacks, without one of its starting cornerbacks

Iowa LB Josey Jewell Named Pre-Season AP All-American

Iowa LB Josey Jewell Named Pre-Season AP All-American

University of Iowa senior linebacker Josey Jewell was named to the Preseason First Team All-America Team, the Associated Press announced today. Jewell (6-foot-2, 236-pounds),

Maryville Spoofhounds Hold at #2 In Football Poll

Maryville Spoofhounds Hold at #2 In Football Poll

Class 3 Missouri Media Rankings: 1) McCleur South-Berkeley  (10) 2) Maryville (4) 3) Blair Oaks 4) Miller Career Academy (1) 5) Center 6) Park

Kansas Linebacker Long Dismissed After Alleged Gun Threat

Kansas Linebacker Long Dismissed After Alleged Gun Threat

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A sophomore linebacker at Kansas has been dismissed from the Jayhawks after being accused of threatening a woman with a

AP Top 25 Preseason College Football Poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press preseason college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2016 records, total points based on 25

Cuthbert, Escobar Lead Royals To 7-4 Victory Over Indians

Cuthbert, Escobar Lead Royals To 7-4 Victory Over Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Cheslor Cuthbert homered and drove in three runs, Alcides Escobar also had three RBIs and the Kansas City Royals

Bell Powers Pirates Past Cards 6-3 In Little League Classic

Bell Powers Pirates Past Cards 6-3 In Little League Classic

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Josh Bell homered and drove in four runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 in

Cardinals, Pirates In Awe Of Little League Spectacle

Cardinals, Pirates In Awe Of Little League Spectacle

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mike Matheny took a moment to look around the Lamade Stadium bleachers and was transported back in time. The sights

US Beats Europe In Solheim Cup 16 1/2-11 1/2 In Iowa

US Beats Europe In Solheim Cup 16 1/2-11 1/2 In Iowa

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lexi Thompson got things going with a big rally and Cristie Kerr and Paula Creamer won key matches

Fowler Has 3 RBIs, Cardinals Top Pirates 11-7

Fowler Has 3 RBIs, Cardinals Top Pirates 11-7

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dexter Fowler’s two -run triple sparked the St. Louis Cardinals to an 11-7 comeback win over the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday night

Team: Rally Cat To Return To Cardinals After Quarantine

Team: Rally Cat To Return To Cardinals After Quarantine

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rally Cat may be coming back to Busch Stadium. The St. Louis Cardinals are taking claim to the now-famous cat

Alex Gordon’s Go-Ahead Single In 9th Lifts Royals Past A’s

Alex Gordon’s Go-Ahead Single In 9th Lifts Royals Past A’s

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alex Gordon hit a go-ahead RBI single in the top of the ninth after Oakland tied it in the bottom

Betts’ 2-Run Double Caps Red Sox 5-4 Comeback Win

Betts’ 2-Run Double Caps Red Sox 5-4 Comeback Win

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally

St. Louis Blues Owners Go To Court Over Funding Snag

St. Louis Blues Owners Go To Court Over Funding Snag

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Owners of the NHL’s St. Louis Blues are taking the city’s comptroller to court for refusing to sign a $64

European Star Pettersen Out Of Solheim Cup With Back Injury

European Star Pettersen Out Of Solheim Cup With Back Injury

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — European golfer Suzann Pettersen has pulled out of this weekend’s Solheim Cup because of a back injury. Pettersen

Maryville Spoofhounds Football Begin Year Ranked #2

Maryville Spoofhounds Football Begin Year Ranked #2

The Maryville Spoofhounds start 2017 ranked #2 in the first Missouri Media Football Rankings of the year.  Defending state champion Monette is 9th.  The

Joyce’s 3-Run Double Rallies A’s Past Royals 10-8

Joyce’s 3-Run Double Rallies A’s Past Royals 10-8

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Joyce hit a three-run double to cap a six-run eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Kansas

Red Sox Use Triple Play, 8-Run Inning To Down Cardinals 10-4

Red Sox Use Triple Play, 8-Run Inning To Down Cardinals 10-4

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts had three hits, Hanley Ramirez, Sandy Leon and Jackie Bradley Jr. all added two RBIs and the Boston Red

Red Sox Turn First Triple Play In 6 years vs Cardinals

Red Sox Turn First Triple Play In 6 years vs Cardinals

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have turned their first triple play in six years. With runners at first and second in the

Missouri’s Howard Arrested After Failing To Appear In court

Missouri’s Howard Arrested After Failing To Appear In court

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri defensive end Nate Howard has been arrested after failing to appear in court for a speeding ticket. The St.

Kansas To Honor Former Coach Mangino During Season Opener

Kansas To Honor Former Coach Mangino During Season Opener

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas plans to honor former coach Mark Mangino, who was forced out amid allegations that he abused his players, and

US Star Lexi Thompson Fighting Virus Ahead Of Solheim Cup

US Star Lexi Thompson Fighting Virus Ahead Of Solheim Cup

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Star U.S. golfer Lexi Thompson has a virus, and captain Juli Inkster is worried about her status for

Paula Creamer Out To Prove She Still Belongs In Solheim Cup

Paula Creamer Out To Prove She Still Belongs In Solheim Cup

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For virtually her entire career, U.S. star Paula Creamer has been a lock to play in the Solheim

Northwest Football Is #1 In Pre-Season AFCA Coaches Top 25 Poll

Northwest Football Is #1 In Pre-Season AFCA Coaches Top 25 Poll

The two time defending national champions of Northwest Missouri State begins the year ranked #1 in the pre-season AFCA Coaches Top 25 Poll released

Gallagher Hits Slam For 1st MLB Homer, Royals Beat A’s 6-2

Gallagher Hits Slam For 1st MLB Homer, Royals Beat A’s 6-2

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cam Gallagher hit a grand slam for his first career home run and second big league hit, and the Kansas

Merrifield Powers Royals Past White Sox 14-6

Merrifield Powers Royals Past White Sox 14-6

CHICAGO (AP) — Whit Merrifield hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-high five runs, and the Kansas City Royals pounded the Chicago

Dickey Helps Braves Win 6-3, Stops Cards’ 8-Game Win Streak

Dickey Helps Braves Win 6-3, Stops Cards’ 8-Game Win Streak

ST. LOUIS (AP) — R.A. Dickey held St. Louis to one run in seven innings, Brandon Phillips hit a two-run homer and the Atlanta

Hunting On Nebraska Recreation Areas Begins Sept. 5

Hunting On Nebraska Recreation Areas Begins Sept. 5

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities are reminding hunters that state recreation areas are closed to hunting until Sept. 5. Several hunting seasons, including

Northwest Releases 17-18 MBB Schedule

Northwest Releases 17-18 MBB Schedule

Northwest Missouri State announced their 2017-18 men’s basketball schedule Thursday. The Bearcats open the season with an exhibition game at Duke on Friday October

Fowler’s Grand Slam Powers Cardinals To 6th Straight Win

Fowler’s Grand Slam Powers Cardinals To 6th Straight Win

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dexter Fowler hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to

Royals To Visit Omaha Storm Chasers For Exhibition In March

Royals To Visit Omaha Storm Chasers For Exhibition In March

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals will play the Omaha Storm Chasers in an exhibition next March to kick off the 50th

Huskers No. 5, Bluejays No. 9 In Preseason Volleyball Poll

Huskers No. 5, Bluejays No. 9 In Preseason Volleyball Poll

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Two teams from Nebraska are ranked in the top 10 of the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason poll. The Nebraska

Jontay Porter Reclassifies, Joining Mizzou This Year

Jontay Porter Reclassifies, Joining Mizzou This Year

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri announced Wednesday that prep basketball standout Jontay Porter has reclassified and signed as part of first-year coach Cuonzo Martin’s

Rally Cat: Molina Slam After Cat Runs On Field Leads Cards

Rally Cat: Molina Slam After Cat Runs On Field Leads Cards

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a grand slam one pitch after a cat ran onto the field in the sixth inning, helping

Cards Hit 3 Homers, Pound Royals 10-3 For 4th Straight Win

Cards Hit 3 Homers, Pound Royals 10-3 For 4th Straight Win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yadier Molina, Jedd Gyorko and Randal Grichuk went deep, the Cardinals scored so much in the fifth inning that

Chiefs’ Len Dawson To Retire After Final Season In Booth

Chiefs’ Len Dawson To Retire After Final Season In Booth

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hall of Fame quarterback-turned broadcaster Len Dawson, who led the Kansas City Chiefs to three AFL titles and their

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Enters Diversion On Marijuana Charges

Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Enters Diversion On Marijuana Charges

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Nebraska receiver Keyshawn Johnson Jr. will enter a pretrial diversion program on two marijuana charges. The case was sent

Bedford’s Sefrit Named 2nd Team All-State

Bedford’s Sefrit Named 2nd Team All-State

Bedford’s Quentin Sefrit was named 2nd team All-State Catcher Monday by the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association.

Northwest Football Opens Fall Practices Monday

Northwest Football Opens Fall Practices Monday

The two time defending national champion Northwest Missouri State Bearcats opened up fall practices Monday.  Northwest starts the season on Thursday night August 31st

Carpenter Homers As Cardinals Beat Royals 11-3

Carpenter Homers As Cardinals Beat Royals 11-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a three-run homer in St. Louis’ six-run fourth inning, and the Cardinals beat the Kansas City

Junis, Royals Beat Mariners 9-1 For Doubleheader Split

Junis, Royals Beat Mariners 9-1 For Doubleheader Split

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Jakob Junis pitched eight sharp innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 9-1 to split

Martinez’s 1st Grand Slam Leads Cardinals Over Reds 13-4

Martinez’s 1st Grand Slam Leads Cardinals Over Reds 13-4

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Martinez hit his first grand slam during the Cardinals’ nine-run fourth inning, and St. Louis overcame Adam Wainwright’s rough return

Peterson, Atlanta United Rally For 1-1 Tie With Sporting KC

Peterson, Atlanta United Rally For 1-1 Tie With Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Jacob Peterson scored in stoppage time to lift Atlanta United to a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City on

Royals Rally To Beat Mariners 6-4

Royals Rally To Beat Mariners 6-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Moss hit two home runs and Lorenzo Cain drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as

Broxton Drives In Go-Ahead Run, Brewers Top Cardinals 2-1

Broxton Drives In Go-Ahead Run, Brewers Top Cardinals 2-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Keon Broxton drove in the go-ahead run and saved a run with a leaping catch, Matt Garza made a strong start

Chiefs Linebacker Derrick Johnson Returns From Tooth Issue

Chiefs Linebacker Derrick Johnson Returns From Tooth Issue

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs linebacker Derrick Johnson returned to training camp Thursday after missing two workouts with a tooth abscess, while a

Bedford Player/Coach Named To Iowa High School Baseball All-Star Team

Bedford Player/Coach Named To Iowa High School Baseball All-Star Team

Bedford pitcher Quentin Sefrit has been named to the small schools West Squad for the Iowa High School Baseball Coaches Association State All-Star Team

Hellickson Helps Orioles Beat Royals 6-0 For 3-Game Sweep

Hellickson Helps Orioles Beat Royals 6-0 For 3-Game Sweep

BALTIMORE (AP) — Des Moines, Iowa native Jeremy Hellickson threw seven outstanding innings in his Orioles debut, Caleb Joseph homered and Baltimore beat the

Molina, Weaver Lead Cardinals To 5-4 Win Over Brewers

Molina, Weaver Lead Cardinals To 5-4 Win Over Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yadier Molina hit two solo home runs, Kolten Wong added a two-run double, Luke Weaver pitched into the seventh inning and

Northwest Missouri State Football Picked To Win MIAA Championship

Northwest Missouri State Football Picked To Win MIAA Championship

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Defending NCAA Division II National Champion Northwest Missouri received 45 of the total 51 first place votes between the coaches

Bundy Pitches 8 Strong Innings As Orioles Beat Royals 7-2

Bundy Pitches 8 Strong Innings As Orioles Beat Royals 7-2

BALTIMORE (AP) — Dylan Bundy allowed three hits over a career-high eight innings, newcomer Tim Beckham had two hits and scored twice and the

Nelson Lifts Brewers To 3-2 Victory Over The Cardinals

Nelson Lifts Brewers To 3-2 Victory Over The Cardinals

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jimmy Nelson finally beat St. Louis with six strong innings, and the Milwaukee Brewers held on for a 3-2 victory over

Northwest Football Names 2017 Team Captains

Northwest Football Names 2017 Team Captains

The Northwest Missouri State Football Head Coach Rich Wright named his 2017 team captains Monday.  The six seniors were chosen by their teammates.  They

Gentry Hits Game-Winner As Orioles Beat Royals 2-1

Gentry Hits Game-Winner As Orioles Beat Royals 2-1

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rather than dismantle the Baltimore Orioles at the trade deadline, Dan Duquette worked diligently to improve the club. Appreciative of his

Florida Marijuana Charge Against Nebraska Receiver Dropped

Florida Marijuana Charge Against Nebraska Receiver Dropped

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession against Nebraska receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. has been dropped. Teammate Antonio Reed is scheduled

Nebraska’s John Cook Will Enter Volleyball Hall Of Fame

Nebraska’s John Cook Will Enter Volleyball Hall Of Fame

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska coach John Cook is among four new members of the American Volleyball Coaches Hall of Fame. The AVCA announced

Gordon’s Triple Caps Royals’ Rally In 5-3 Win Over Red Sox/Trade For Melky Cabrera

Gordon’s Triple Caps Royals’ Rally In 5-3 Win Over Red Sox/Trade For Melky Cabrera

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Gordon’s two-run triple capped a four-run eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 5-3 victory over the

Lynn, Martinez Lead Cardinals Over Diamondbacks 3-2

Lynn, Martinez Lead Cardinals Over Diamondbacks 3-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Lance Lynn threw six strong innings and Jose Martinez homered and drove in three runs as the St. Louis Cardinals

Former Royal Lee May Dies

Former Royal Lee May Dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Lee May, an All-Star slugger who put up 100-RBI seasons for three teams, has died. He was 74. The Cincinnati Reds

Cardinals HOF Brock Announces He Is Cancer Free

Cardinals HOF Brock Announces He Is Cancer Free

ST LOUIS (AP) — Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock says he is free of cancer more than three months after the 78-year-old St.

Martinez’s Grand Slam Lifts Diamondbacks Past Cardinals 4-0

Martinez’s Grand Slam Lifts Diamondbacks Past Cardinals 4-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — J.D. Martinez hit a grand slam and Zack Godley pitched seven innings as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis

Tom Osborne Giving Up His Skybox At Memorial Stadium

Tom Osborne Giving Up His Skybox At Memorial Stadium

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tom Osborne is giving up his large skybox at Memorial Stadium, saying the Nebraska athletic department should sell it to

Nebraska’s 2017 Alternate Uniform Inspired By ’97 Title Team

Nebraska’s 2017 Alternate Uniform Inspired By ’97 Title Team

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska and Adidas have unveiled an alternate uniform inspired by the 1997 Cornhuskers team that went 13-0 and won a

Zac Taylor, Chad Kelsay Head ’17 Nebraska Football HOF Class

Zac Taylor, Chad Kelsay Head ’17 Nebraska Football HOF Class

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Nebraska quarterback Zac Taylor and defensive end Chad Kelsay are among the new members of the Nebraska Football Hall

Matt Johnson To Leave St Joe Mustangs At End Of Season

Matt Johnson To Leave St Joe Mustangs At End Of Season

St Joe Mustangs Head Coach Matt Johnson announced Wednesday that this will be his last year with the team.  Johnson is stepping down to

Hosmer’s 5 Hits, Slam Help Royals Top Tigers, Win 8th In Row

Hosmer’s 5 Hits, Slam Help Royals Top Tigers, Win 8th In Row

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Hosmer matched his career high with five hits, including his first major league grand slam, and the Kansas City Royals

DeJong Continues Hot Streak As Cardinals Roll Past Rockies

DeJong Continues Hot Streak As Cardinals Roll Past Rockies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong homered and Randal Grichuk had a career-high four hits as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies

Royals Beat Tigers 3-1 For 7th Straight Victory

Royals Beat Tigers 3-1 For 7th Straight Victory

DETROIT (AP) — Whit Merrifield homered on the first pitch of the game and the Kansas City Royals led the rest of the way,

Bader Doubles, Slides Home As Cards Top Rockies 3-2 In Debut

Bader Doubles, Slides Home As Cards Top Rockies 3-2 In Debut

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Harrison Bader doubled leading off the ninth inning for his first major league hit and slid across the plate to

Wainwright, Fowler Put On DL By Cards, Who Bring Up Bader

Wainwright, Fowler Put On DL By Cards, Who Bring Up Bader

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright went on the disabled list with back tightness, and St. Louis put outfielder Dexter Fowler on

Sporting’s Dom Dwyer Traded To Orlando In Record Deal

Sporting’s Dom Dwyer Traded To Orlando In Record Deal

Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer has been traded to Orlando City for what could be a Major League Soccer-record $1.6 million. Orlando traded

NDSU Atop Preseason Missouri Valley Football Conference Poll

NDSU Atop Preseason Missouri Valley Football Conference Poll

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Perennial Football Championship Subdivision power North Dakota State sits atop this year’s Missouri Valley Football Conference preseason poll, but narrowly.

Perez, Moustakas Homer In 12th, Royals Beat Tigers 5-3

Perez, Moustakas Homer In 12th, Royals Beat Tigers 5-3

DETROIT (AP) — Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas hit consecutive homers in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals won their sixth straight

Grichuk, Leake Lead Cardinals To 8-2 Win Over Rockies

Grichuk, Leake Lead Cardinals To 8-2 Win Over Rockies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Randal Grichuk hit a two-run homer, Mike Leake pitched seven scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado

Royals Get Starter Cahill, Relievers Maurer, Buchter From SD

Royals Get Starter Cahill, Relievers Maurer, Buchter From SD

DETROIT (AP) — The contending Kansas City Royals have acquired three pitchers from the San Diego Padres, getting starter Trevor Cahill, closer Brandon Maurer

Twins Acquire LHP Jaime Garcia, Recker From Braves For Ynoa

Twins Acquire LHP Jaime Garcia, Recker From Braves For Ynoa

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hoping to bolster their rotation for a playoff run, the Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony

Big Ten Announces New TV Deals With FOX, ESPN & CBS

Big Ten Announces New TV Deals With FOX, ESPN & CBS

CHICAGO (AP) — The Big Ten Network will triple its prime-time national TV exposure during football season and add more basketball games in the

Iowa’s Jewell Named To Preseason Big Ten Football Honors List

Iowa’s Jewell Named To Preseason Big Ten Football Honors List

University of Iowa senior linebacker Josey Jewell has been named to the seventh annual Big Ten Conference football preseason honors list. The announcement was

Jacksonville State Preseason Pick To Win OVC Title Again

Jacksonville State Preseason Pick To Win OVC Title Again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Jacksonville State Gamecocks are expected to keep dominating the Ohio Valley Conference as they have the past three seasons.

Royals Beat White Sox 5-4, Extending Chicago’s Skid To 9

Royals Beat White Sox 5-4, Extending Chicago’s Skid To 9

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Moss hit a game-ending double off Tyler Clippard that lifted the Kansas City Royals over the White Sox

Chiefs To Formally Introduce New GM Today

Chiefs To Formally Introduce New GM Today

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs will introduce new general manager Brett Veach on Monday, while rookies and select veterans will report to

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