Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports
May 16, 2017 - 4:15 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The American Athletic Conference has extended the contract of Commissioner Mike Aresco through June 2022. The conference announced the deal Monday. Aresco became commissioner in 2012 and led the conference through a tumultuous transition from the Big East to the American. He...
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USA Today
May 15, 2017 - 2:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities in Texas say rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes escaped injury after being robbed last weekend. The Smith County, Texas, Sheriff's Office says Mahomes and three other victims were stepping from a vehicle on a driveway outside Tyler on Friday night...
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Ted Woodward
May 15, 2017 - 1:42 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma (KNSS) - The Friends University baseball team won its opening game Monday afternoon at the NAIA Tournament Regional in Oklahoma City, with a 5-1 win over the College of Idaho. Friends (32-20) advances in the winner's bracket, and will face the #1-ranked team in the nation,...
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Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 5:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones says the widely condemned racial insult hurled at him at Fenway Park illustrates the need for dialogue about race and for fans to police each other. He says he is trying to grapple with the reality that "people aren't afraid to show...
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Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2017 - 4:43 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola has been released from the University of Kansas Medical Center a day after fracturing a vertebra during a fiery wreck at Kansas Speedway. Almirola was trailing Joey Logano and Danica Patrick on Saturday night when they were sent into the wall in...
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May 15, 2017 - 4:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Former big league umpire Steve Palermo, whose accomplished career ended when he was shot trying to break up a robbery in 1991, has died. He was 67. Major League Baseball announced Sunday that Palermo had died, without providing details. Palermo, who lived in the Kansas City...
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Denny Medley - USA TODAY Sports
May 14, 2017 - 7:39 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered and drove in four runs to help the Kansas City Royals rally from five runs down to beat the Baltimore Orioles 9-8 Sunday. Jorge Soler and Drew Butera also homered for the Royals. Soler's 464-foot shot to center leading off the seventh was the longest...
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Jay Biggerstaff - USA TODAY Sports
May 13, 2017 - 11:31 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Nate Karns struck out a career-high 12 in five innings, Eric Hosmer reached base four times and the Kansas City Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 on Saturday night. Karns is the first in franchise history to strike out 12 in five innings. The last major league pitcher to...
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Eric Hosmer - Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
May 12, 2017 - 11:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer delivered another key hit, doubling home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and giving the Kansas City Royals a 3-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Lorenzo Cain singled with one out and Hosmer doubled to right-center field off Vidal Nuno (0-1...
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