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San Francisco halts Royals’ postseason streak, 7-1
October 22, 2014
Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll.
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Phony World Series tickets, merchandise seized
October 22, 2014
Federal agents have seized phony World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, along with counterfeit Royals panties and other merchandise.
Mundine honored by Mackey Award for career game vs. Texas Tech
October 22, 2014
Kansas University senior Jimmay Mundine kept his strong season going during last week’s 34-21 loss at Texas Tech and the representatives at the John Mackey Award recognized it and threw some praise Mundine’s way Wednesday morning.
Behind the Lens: Journal-World photographer recalls Royals’ 1985 World Series run
October 21, 2014
Not long after Journal-World photographer Mike Yoder started work at the newspaper, the photo staff covered the Kansas City Royals in the 1985 playoffs and the World Series. Yoder shares his images and memories from that postseason run.
De Soto golfer wins 4A title
October 21, 2014
De Soto High senior Brittani Jenson sunk a birdie on the first hole of a playoff to win the girls golf Class 4A individual state title on Monday at Dub’s Dread in Kansas City.
Seabury drops two volleyball matches
October 21, 2014
Regan Zaremba had 26 assists and five digs, and Ellen Almanza had 11 kills and 12 digs, but Bishop Seabury Academy dropped a pair of volleyball matches Monday at Perry-Lecompton High.
KU tennis team falls in semis
October 21, 2014
Kansas University’s Maria Jose Cardona and Maria Belen Ludueña dropped an 8-4 decision to a team from Oklahoma State in the semifinals of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Central Regionals on Monday.
Kansas sweeps volleyball awards
October 21, 2014
For the first time in program and fourth time in Big 12 Conference history, Kansas University swept the Big 12 Player of the Week Awards.
A Royal love affair
Team has come to symbolize its home town
October 21, 2014
As the Royals prepare to play the San Francisco Giants in the World Series on Tuesday, capping their first postseason appearance since winning the title in 1985, the relationship they have established with their long-suffering fans harkens back to a bygone era.
LHS soccer slump continues
October 21, 2014
The LHS winless streak extended to five games Monday night with a 3-0 loss to Olathe East at LHS. By Benton Smith
FSHS golfers struggle to 10th at state
October 21, 2014
Free State High’s five senior girls golfers had hoped to dominate play in the last act of their high school golf careers at the Class 6A state tournament on Monday afternoon. However, it wasn’t in the cards, as the Firebirds struggled with consistency and finished 10th among 12 teams at the Topeka Country Club. By Bobby Nightengale
Ted Owens remembers dusty, starry Allen Fieldhouse
October 21, 2014
Kansas University’s Allen Fieldhouse has changed quite a bit since Ted Owens patrolled the home team’s basketball bench from 1964 to 1983. By Gary Bedore
Column: Jayhawks recall Royals reliever Finnegan
October 21, 2014
Just six months ago, left-hander Brandon Finnegan stared in at the catcher’s signs from atop the mound at Hoglund Ballpark, a Jayhawk in the batter’s box. By Tom Keegan
Finally! Rested/rusty Royals, Giants begin Series
October 21, 2014
Going into Game 1 tonight at Kauffman Stadium, both the Royals and Giants will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff translate into rest or rust?
Royals fever sweeps over Lawrence in advance of World Series
October 20, 2014
Fifty miles west of Kauffman Stadium, the Royals’ tidal wave of glee has swept over Lawrence and beyond. Apparel is flying off shelves. Bars are losing elbow room. And the chatter surrounding the dreamy 8-0 playoff run, and first World Series appearance since the 1985 wonder-year, is the most infectious thing going around. By Elliot Hughes
San Francisco radio stations ban hit song ‘Royals’ during World Series
11:30 a.m., October 20, 2014 Updated 01:44 p.m.
The popular song “Royals” by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.
KU’s Tony Pierson being evaluated for injury near neck
October 20, 2014
Kansas University senior Tony Pierson, who missed all but two plays of last Saturday’s 34-21 loss at Texas Tech, is being evaluated by doctors this morning for an injury in his neck area and the full scope of the injury is not yet known. By Matt Tait
Kansas City Royals get Paul Ryan’s endorsement
October 20, 2014
Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan isn’t just endorsing politicians now.

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