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Burnes, Braun help Brewers to 5-0 win over the Royals

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Corbin Burnes threw six solid innings of four-hit ball, Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer in Milwaukee's four-run eighth inning and the Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Saturday night. With the win, Milwaukee moved into a tie with the Cincinnati Reds, one game behind ...

Defensive notes from KU football vs. Coastal Carolina in Week 1

Given the roster turnover for the 2020 unit, along with the lack of practices in the spring due to the pandemic, some growing pains for KU’s defense should have been expected. The final result for the season opener would indicate that, too, as Kansas fell at home to Coastal Carolina for the ...

Chiefs look to spoil Chargers inaugural game at SoFi Stadium

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' long wait for a shiny new home ends on Sunday when they play their first game in SoFi Stadium. Their first guest though could dampen the housewarming. The defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs have won 11 of the past 12 in the ...

Nottingham’s slam helps Brewers rally to beat Royals 9-5

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob Nottingham hit a grand slam and Orlando Arcia added a three-run shot as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied from an early four-run deficit and beat the Kansas City Royals 9-5 on Friday night. Nottingham's two-out blast to left off Danny Duffy (3-4) capped a six-run rally ...

‘That’s team football’: Lions cruise past Owls for 42-14 win

Olathe — Pinned back against his own end zone on fourth down, Olathe West sophomore punter Tanner Steenbock received a high snap. The ball slipped out of Steenbock’s hands, falling on the 1-yard line and recovered by a swarming Lawrence High defense. LHS senior running back Devin Neal ...

Shorthanded Firebirds suffer 35-9 loss to Olathe North

It would have been a difficult matchup even under the best of circumstances, but a shorthanded Free State football team ultimately didn’t have enough firepower in a 35-9 loss to Olathe North Friday night at FSHS, falling to 0-2 in the first three weeks of the season. The Firebirds were still ...

Early signs indicate KU might need to embrace its ground game

No one expected the Kansas offense to feature an elite passing attack when college football returned. But the first weekend of Big 12 games also magnified how far behind the rest of the league the Jayhawks might be in that category in 2020. While Oklahoma, Texas and Texas Tech posted the top ...

Singer shuts down Tigers in Kansas City’s 4-0 win

DETROIT (AP) — Brady Singer was stellar for a second straight start, allowing two hits in six innings, and the Kansas City Royals blanked the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Wednesday night. Singer pitched eight one-hit innings in his previous outing at Cleveland. The rookie right-hander struck out ...

Governing board for KU Athletics approves requests to refinance debt, apply for emergency line of credit; department forecasting 14% less revenue for current budget year

The board overseeing Kansas Athletics on Wednesday unanimously approved two measures intended to shore up the department's financial situation as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain revenue streams. The first measure gives Athletics Director Jeff Long and CFO Pat Kaufman the authority ...