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Abreu, Dozier collide as Royals, White Sox split doubleheader

Chicago — Rookie Andrew Vaughn, starting the nightcap at first base after AL MVP José Abreu was injured in a frightening collision in the first game, homered to send the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Friday for a doubleheader split. The Royals ended an 11-game losing ...

Kansas women’s golf coach Erin O’Neil announces resignation

The Kansas women’s golf program is looking for a new head coach following the Friday resignation of longtime leader Erin O’Neil. O’Neil, who led the program for 17 seasons, said in a statement that the challenges brought about by the pandemic, specifically her inability to be close to ...

Photo gallery: Free State softball vs. Lawrence High

Free State's softball team secured a 5-2 victory over Lawrence High Thursday night at FSHS on May 13, 2021. It was senior night for the Firebirds, who needed three two-out hits in the sixth to pull away from their crosstown rival in the regular-season finale. Photos by Carter Gaskins/Lawrence ...

Tigers defeat Royals again; KC has now lost 11 straight

Detroit — Michael Fulmer shut down Kansas City’s ninth-inning rally for his second save, and the Detroit Tigers won 4-3 Thursday to extend the Royals’ losing streak to 11 games. Detroit led 4-1 entering the ninth, but Kansas City scored twice off Gregory Soto on a groundout by Carlos ...

A look at KU football DC Brian Borland’s résumé

In his first season in charge of the Kansas football program, Lance Leipold will be surrounded by assistants the head coach knows well. But none of the other Buffalo transplants have worked with Leipold as long as defensive coordinator Brian Borland. “I’ve coached with Brian by my side for ...

A look at KU football OC Andy Kotelnicki’s résumé

As Lance Leipold began leading the Buffalo football program to new heights in recent seasons, he had one of his longtime coordinators, Andy Kotelnicki, to thank for the Bulls’ offensive breakthrough. After putting up impressive numbers together at both Division III Wisconsin-Whitewater and ...

Cabrera leads Tigers past slumping Royals, 4-2

Detroit — Miguel Cabrera drove in two runs and surpassed Omar Vizquel for the most major league hits by a Venezuelan player, leading the Detroit Tigers past the slumping Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Wednesday night. Cabrera’s two RBI singles gave him 2,878, one more than Vizquel, who played ...