Professional sports

Bulls re-sign Kirk Hinrich to 2-year deal
July 21, 2014
The Chicago Bulls have re-signed guard Kirk Hinrich to a two-year deal. The Bulls announced the move Monday.
Lester, Bosox punctuate sweep with shutout
July 20, 2014
Kansas City’s Billy Butler summed up Jon Lester’s performance, paused for a few seconds, and realized it was a lost weekend for the Royals.
Woodland shoots even par at British Open
July 20, 2014
Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland was a picture of consistency Saturday at the British Open.
Royals drop another tight one
July 20, 2014
Tight games aren’t going the Kansas City Royals’ way this season.
Mario Chalmers ready for fresh start with Heat
July 20, 2014
No one was harder on himself throughout last postseason than Mario Chalmers. A month later, Chalmers is back to his confident self. He has lots of reason to smile, mostly because the Heat re-signed him after many felt he was no longer wanted.
Sporting KC claims 2-1 victory against Galaxy
July 20, 2014
Benny Feilhaber and Lawrence Olum both had goals, and Sporting Kansas City defeated the Los Angeles Galaxy, 2-1, on Saturday.
Sporting KC signs World Cup standouts
July 20, 2014
Two of the U.S. team’s breakout stars from the World Cup will keep playing at home. Graham Zusi and Matt Besler signed long-term designated-player contracts to remain with MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City, the club announced Saturday night. Both players had received interest from abroad after their strong performances in Brazil.
Andrew Wiggins gets bit of everything from first NBA summer league
July 19, 2014
The first chapter of this year’s No. 1 overall draft pick’s initiation to the NBA was more hectic than he could have imagined, starting with the news that James was coming back to the Cavaliers and ending amid rumors that Wiggins himself might not be in Cleveland much longer.
Former KU guard Sherron Collins still has plans to play as pro
July 19, 2014
Former Kansas University point guard Sherron Collins says his basketball career is far from over at the still-young age of 27. By Gary Bedore
Xavier Henry, Drew Gooden re-sign with NBA teams
July 19, 2014
Former Kansas University guard Xavier Henry has agreed to a one-year contract with the Los Angeles Lakers, worth $1,063,384, reported Friday. Meanwhile, former KU forward Drew Gooden re-signed with Washington on Friday, the Washington Post reported.
Yost’s gamble leads to Royals loss
July 19, 2014
Kansas City manager Ned Yost thought he made the right move by bringing in left-hander Scott Downs to pitch in the sixth inning. He was wrong. Right-handed hitting Jonny Gomes pinch hit for lefty Jackie Bradley Jr. and hit a go-ahead two-run homer that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the Royals on Friday night.
AP sources: Cavs’ position on Wiggins unchanged, despite trade rumors
July 18, 2014
Andrew Wiggins came to summer league to get an early education on the NBA game, from playing against better competition to learning about what his new coach with the Cleveland Cavaliers will demand of him as a pro. The 19-year-old Canadian is also receiving a crash course in the NBA rumor mill.
Cleveland continues Kevin Love chase, reignites Andrew Wiggins rumors
02:56 p.m., July 17, 2014 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Andrew Wiggins better wait a bit before buying or renting a condo in Cleveland. Several Cavaliers beat writers — as well as ESPN — reported Thursday that the Cavs are now willing to trade former Kansas University wing Wiggins to the Minnesota Timberwolves as part of a package for three-time All-Star forward Kevin Love. By Gary Bedore
Royals trade for Rangers reliever Frasor
July 17, 2014
The Kansas City Royals have gotten some relief help, acquiring veteran reliever Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers for Triple-A right-hander Spencer Patton.
Sporting KC tops Columbus
July 17, 2014
Benny Feilhaber scored in the 93rd minute, and Sporting Kansas City earned its fourth consecutive road win by beating the Columbus Crew, 2-1, on Wednesday night.