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White Sox jump on sagging Royals with 8 runs in 1st, win 9-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Mendick hit a two-run homer during an eight-run first inning for Chicago, and the White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 9-1 on Saturday night. Yoan Moncada drove in three runs on two hits in the first, and Andrew Vaughn, Leury Garcia and Yasmani Grandal each had ...

Carlos Rodón, White Sox beat Royals 3-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Carlos Rodón struck out eight in six innings, Zack Collins homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Friday night. The Royals were blanked for the second straight game in part of a six-game losing streak, all to division opponents. Rodón ...

Free State boys tennis wins regional title for first time since 2011

Free State’s boys tennis team took home a regional title for the first time in a decade on Friday in the Class 6A regional meet at Gardner Edgerton. The Firebirds had both doubles teams finish inside the top five and two singles players earn top-six finishes on the day. They scored 15 points ...

Chiefs hope medical gambles in draft will pay off

Kansas City, Mo. — One of the benefits of having so few holes to fill on a roster that has reached back-to-back Super Bowls: The Kansas City Chiefs were able to use late-round draft picks on high-upside medical gambles. In the fourth round, they took massive defensive end Joshua Kaindoh, ...

KU makes top 4 for Georgia transfer Sahvir Wheeler

The Kansas men’s basketball program made the cut for Georgia point guard Sahvir Wheeler, a sophomore transfer who released his four finalists on Friday morning. Wheeler, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound lead guard who averaged 14 points per game for the Bulldogs last season, is down to Kansas, ...

Indians blank Royals, complete 4-game sweep

Kansas City, Mo. — Triston McKenzie bounced back from a rugged start to pitch one-hit ball into the sixth inning and the Cleveland Indians completed a four-game sweep by blanking the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Thursday. It was the fifth straight loss for the Royals, who came into the series ...

Kansas baseball earns 3-1 win over Missouri State

In its final home midweek game of the 2021 campaign, the Kansas baseball team earned a 3-1 victory over Missouri State Wednesday night at Hoglund Ballpark. The Jayhawks (25-21) got a quality start from Steve Washilewski, who pitched four innings and allowed one unearned run while striking out ...

Defensive tackle Da’Jon Terry to leave KU football via transfer portal

The first Kansas football team coach Lance Leipold leads onto the field in the fall won’t include one of his predecessor’s most promising young defensive linemen. Da’Jon Terry, who would’ve been a redshirt sophomore and was a near lock to start at defensive tackle for the Jayhawks in ...

Report: Emmett Jones, other assistants to stay with KU football

After leading the Kansas football program through an uncertain spring as the interim head coach, Emmett Jones reportedly will be sticking around and working with the Jayhawks’ new boss, Lance Leipold. According to Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel, as Leipold assembles his first staff at KU, ...