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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?
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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.
Former KU coach Roy Williams excited for return to Lawrence, Allen Fieldhouse
UNC coach calls KU arena ‘the greatest home court advantage in college basketball’
October 21, 2014
Former Kansas University basketball coach Roy Williams, who is now in his 12th season at North Carolina, will be returning to Allen Fieldhouse at 7:30 p.m., Monday, for the upcoming “Celebrating 60 Years” program and he’s looking forward to joining current coach Bill Self and former coaches Ted Owens and Larry Brown at the event, which will pay homage to 60 seasons of basketball in KU’s tradition-rich building. By Gary Bedore
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.
FSHS golfers roll into state
October 20, 2014
At the beginning of the season, Free State High girls golfers struggled with their swings and put up inconsistent scores. That changed in the last few weeks. By Bobby Nightengale
Cummings-King connection pays off for KU football
October 20, 2014
The developing relationship between junior quarterback Michael Cummings and junior wide receiver Nigel King is one of the most intriguing aspects of the slowly improving Kansas University offense. By Matt Tait
KU soccer upended again
October 20, 2014
The No. 9-ranked Kansas University soccer team had won 14 of its first 15 games before suffering its first back-to-back losses of the season — the latest, 2-0, to No. 16 West Virginia. By Benton Smith
Final-seconds field goal lifts Chiefs, 23-20
October 20, 2014
Alex Smith led the Kansas City Chiefs to a 23-20 victory against San Diego that snapped the Chargers’ five-game winning streak.
Column: Ritch Price marvels at run by Royals
October 20, 2014
Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price, who has friends in the organizations of both World Series teams, did a nice job of articulating the key moment for the Royals, America’s darlings. By Tom Keegan
Larry Brown especially fond of Allen Fieldhouse
October 20, 2014
Hall of Fame basketball coach Larry Brown has been in virtually all the great hoops arenas in his 74 years on the planet. Where does Allen Fieldhouse rank? “The best.” By Gary Bedore
Triple threat: Three-headed bullpen monstrous for Royals
October 20, 2014
The Royals had one of the stingiest bullpens in baseball this season, but the back end was especially dominant.
Jayhawks sweep TCU in volleyball
October 19, 2014
In an eight-day span, Kansas University’s volleyball team went from 0-3 in the Big 12 to .500 and No. 30 in the all-important RPI to No. 20.
Rush feels at home again
October 19, 2014
Former Kansas University guard Brandon Rush tore the ACL in his right knee in late May of 2007 and had surgery performed on June 1 of that year.

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