Professional sports

Royals, Tigers ready for pivotal series
September 19, 2014
A victory Wednesday over the White Sox allowed Kansas City to claw within a half-game of Detroit in the AL Central and set up arguably the biggest series at Kauffman Stadium in decades. The two teams open a pivotal three-game series Friday with just over a week left in the season.
Chiefs’ Charles at practice
September 19, 2014
Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles showed up for practice Thursday, albeit in a limited capacity, despite a high-ankle sprain sustained last Sunday against Denver.
Aoki, K.C. sail past Sox
September 17, 2014
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central.
Royals fall to Sox, miss chance to gain
September 17, 2014
Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals’ dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Chiefs hit hard by injuries
September 17, 2014
By the time the Kansas City Chiefs failed to get into the end zone on fourth down, trailing by a touchdown in Denver, they weren’t just on the brink of another loss.
Royals speed past White Sox late, 4-3
September 16, 2014
Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
Nava slam sinks Royals
September 15, 2014
The Kansas City Royals have not been to the playoffs in 29 years and are skidding towards a 30th straight season.
Chiefs’ late rally falls short
September 15, 2014
The injury-plagued Kansas City Chiefs did everything they were supposed to do against Peyton Manning and his Broncos. Well, except that one thing — score.
Chiefs head to Denver seeking first win
September 14, 2014
If he gets the chance, Emmanuel Sanders will shake Andy Reid’s hand today when the Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs. It’s a handshake the Chiefs coveted six months ago.
Royals cruise past Red Sox
September 14, 2014
Jeremy Guthrie walked out to the mound for the second inning and found he had something rare for a Kansas City Royals pitcher — a two-run lead.
Royals fall out of first
September 13, 2014
One season after winning the World Series, the Boston Red Sox are playing spoiler — and doing all they can to extend a playoff drought in Kansas City that’s lasted nearly three decades.
Chiefs’ RT Allen finished for season
September 13, 2014
Chiefs right tackle Jeff Allen had surgery Friday on his right elbow and will miss the rest of the season, the latest blow to a team already ravaged by injuries and suspensions.
Sporting KC blanks Chivas
September 13, 2014
Dominic Dwyer broke Kansas City’s single-season scoring record with his 19th goal to help Sporting beat Chivas USA, 4-0, on Friday night. The previous club record was set by Preki in 1996.
Bosox upend sloppy Royals
September 12, 2014
When you are managing a team in playoff contention for the first time in decades, you are bound to be second-guessed by fans whenever your team struggles. Ned Yost just wasn’t expecting it in his postgame news conference.
Chiefs looking to reverse fortunes
September 12, 2014
When general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid walked through the glass doors at One Arrowhead Drive for the first time last year and took over a franchise in disarray, nobody could have expected their turnaround to be so swift and so dramatic.