Professional sports

Hosmer homers, triples in 5-3 Kansas City win
May 6, 2015
Jason Vargas never let Michael Brantley’s two-run homer in the first inning get to him. After all, it was a good pitch that the Indians outfielder hit.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 5, 2015
May 6, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 5, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 4, 2015
May 5, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 4, 2015
Sporting KC tops Chicago
May 3, 2015
Paulo Nagamura headed in a second-half goal and Sporting Kansas City beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Sunday.
Tigers pound Guthrie, edge Royals, 6-4
May 3, 2015
Royals manager Ned Yost has seen enough of Jeremy Guthrie over the years that he is willing to give his veteran right-hander plenty of time to work things out. Guthrie didn’t make much progress in that endeavor on Sunday.
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of May 3, 2015
May 3, 2015
How former Jayhawks fared in NBA playoff games of May 3, 2015
Gary Woodland falls to Rory McIlroy in WGC Match Play Championship
May 3, 2015
Rory McIlroy didn’t need another comeback to win the Match Play Championship. Three times in the last three days, McIlroy had to rally from a late deficit to reach the championship match Sunday at TPC Harding Park. He removed any suspense by winning four straight holes against an errant Gary Woodland and never looked back.
Tigers’ Price shuts down Royals
May 3, 2015
David Price lost his shutout bid in the ninth inning, but still had enough to finish off the Kansas City Royals.
Chiefs welcome cornerback Peters
May 3, 2015
John Dorsey knew people would have questions if the Kansas City Chiefs chose Marcus Peters in the first round of the draft, so the general manager kept team owner Clark Hunt in the loop.
Pro day standout Dexter McDonald goes to Oakland in Round 7
09:26 p.m., May 2, 2015 Updated 01:24 a.m.
Only 14 picks remained in the final round of the NFL Draft when Oakland made Kansas cornerback Dexter McDonald the 25th pick of the seventh round (242nd overall). “It’s definitely an intense feeling,” the happy new Raider told the Journal-World.“ By Benton Smith
Offseason hamstring issues hurt JaCorey Shepherd’s draft stock
May 2, 2015
A torn left hamstring compromised JaCorey Shepherd’s ability to impress NFL scouts in drills leading up to the NFL Draft. But Philadelphia took him with the 15th pick of Round 6. By Benton Smith
Fiery Ben Heeney calms down once Raiders draft him
May 2, 2015
Even though four linebackers got picked ahead of him on Day 3 of the NFL Draft, former Kansas linebacker Ben Heeney finally calmed down Saturday when the Oakland Raiders chose him with the fourth pick in Round 5. By Benton Smith
Young, K.C. stifle Tigers
May 2, 2015
Chris Young pitched five no-hit innings, but he knew he would not be permitted to go the distance Friday night.
Chiefs tap OL, WRCB
May 2, 2015
Chiefs general manager John Dorsey loves dropping that old cliché about selecting the “best player available” when Kansas City is on the clock in the NFL Draft. If that’s true, the best players available filled some glaring holes.
Duffy, Hosmer propel Royals
May 1, 2015
While the Kansas City Royals have been notorious slow starters in past seasons, they enter May in first place.

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