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Odorizzi, Twins win again, top Royals with 5-4 rally

MINNEAPOLIS (ap) — C.J. Cron drove in the go-ahead run for Minnesota with a sixth-inning double , making Jake Odorizzi the second 10-game winner in the majors this season and capping a 5-4 comeback victory by the Twins over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Jorge Soler sent Odorizzi ...

3-star linebacker Krishawn Brown commits to KU football

On the same day Kansas lost a player from its 2020 class, Les Miles gained another verbal commit. Krishawn Brown, who is the second-rated linebacker in Oklahoma, announced his verbal commitment via his personal Twitter account Saturday night. Brown has six scholarship offers, though the ...

Texas prep WR Keith Miller III flips commitment from KU football

Keith Miller III has flipped his commitment again. Miller, a three-star receiver from The Colony, Texas, announced via his personal Twitter account Saturday afternoon that he was flipping his verbal commitment to the University of Colorado. Miller was previously committed to the Kansas ...

Garver’s homer backs Gibson in Twins’ 2-0 win over Royals

MINNEAPOLIS (ap) — Mitch Garver’s two-run homer in the eighth inning snapped a scoreless tie, and Kyle Gibson gave up two hits in eight innings in the Minnesota Twins’ 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Garver’s 11th home run of the season was deep to the berm in ...

Gary Woodland roars to top of U.S. Open leaderboard after 2 rounds

A three-time winner on the PGA Tour but still in search of that elusive first major championship, former University of Kansas golf standout Gary Woodland roared his way to the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard on Friday. Woodland, 35, fired a bogey-free 65 during Round 2 at famed Pebble Beach ...

KU soccer program hires new assistant

The Kansas women’s soccer program has added a new face to head coach Mark Francis’ coaching staff. Laura Jackson, a former assistant at Idaho and Florida Atlantic, officially joined the KU program Friday. In addition to her six seasons of experience as a collegiate coach, Jackson earned ...

Head coach Nick Wood brings energy to FSHS girls basketball team

Evy Harrell recorded a block, but head coach Nick Wood stopped the drill anyway during the Free State girls basketball summer team camp. Wood asked the three players on defense, including Harrell, what they did wrong. The players answered immediately, admitting the lack of communication during ...

Lopez HR helps KC beat Tigers 7-3 in 1st MLB game in Omaha

Omaha, Neb. (ap) — Nicky Lopez hit his first major league homer in the stadium where he played college ball, Homer Bailey allowed two hits in six shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 Thursday night in the first big league regular season game played in ...

Early score propels Kaw Valley FC to 2-1 win over St. Louis

After a sluggish opening nine minutes, Kaw Valley FC was ready to strike. In the 10th minute, the Cranes took advantage of a turnover near midfield. Kaw Valley FC didn’t wait for St. Louis to get ready on the free kick, as Kevin Komodi launched the ball up the field. Mason Visconti raced to ...

The jersey numbers are official for KU’s 2019 newcomers

The jersey numbers are out for the five newcomers who have joined the Kansas basketball roster this offseason. And while there’s no telling exactly what their futures hold, this group, at least as of today, appears to be a group that Kansas fans should expect to see around for a while. Of ...