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Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

New York (AP) — Two starts into his final season, CC Sabathia has yet to allow an earned run. Even at 38 years old, he’s still playing stopper for the Yankees as he closes in on some impressive milestones. Sabathia earned his first win of the year and Brett Gardner hit a two-run homer ...

No. 20 Kansas tennis advances to semifinals with 4-1 victory over TCU

No. 20-ranked Kansas tennis opened the Big 12 Championship with a 4-1 win in the quarterfinals over TCU at the Jayhawk Tennis Center at Rock Chalk Park Friday afternoon. At No. 3 doubles, Maria Toran Ribes and Malkia Ngounoue smashed their way past Mercedes Aristegui and Kate Paulus, 6-1. ...

Kansas softball handed 10-2 defeat by No. 12 Texas Tech

In game two of the three game series with No. 12 Texas Tech, the Kansas softball team dropped the five-inning contest by a 10-2 margin at Rocky Johnson Field. The Red Raiders jumped out to an early lead, scoring three runs in the first inning off Lexy Mills. The Kansas starter was relieved by ...

Familiar faces to KU Relays continue to excel on third day

As he stood in front of the blocks, Kansas track and field alumnus Kyle Clemons crossed his heart and pointed up to the sky on the track at Rock Chalk Park. Almost three years ago, Clemons did the same routine representing Team USA at Brazil’s Maracana Stadium. The stage was exponentially ...

FSHS baseball erases early deficit to claim 12th consecutive win

Just before the bottom of the third inning, the Free State baseball team huddled near the dugout. After giving up a run in the top of the third, the Firebirds faced an early deficit. Head coach Mike Hill had a message for his team, challenging a squad that hasn’t lost since March 16. And the ...

Silvio De Sousa speaks about losing season to NCAA suspension

With his appeal now formally filed, the path forward is finally clear for Kansas sophomore Silvio De Sousa. If the appeal is granted, De Sousa will return to Kansas for the 2019-20 season. If it is denied, he will leave. That much was learned Friday afternoon during an interview requested ...

Top-10 big man Matthew Hurt chooses Duke

The Kansas men’s basketball team has missed out on another top recruit in the Class of 2019. For the past several weeks, many signs on the recruiting trail pointed to Class of 2019 forward Matt Hurt making his pledge to join the Duke basketball program when he finally announced his ...

Bailey wins consecutive starts, Royals beat Yankees 6-1

Homer Bailey has something to smile about if he goes hunting with Cal Eldred during the offseason. Bailey overcame injuries and struggles to win consecutive starts for the first time since July 2017. “I can be the first person to say wins are precious. Sometimes they can be few and far ...

Kansas softball tops No. 12 Texas Tech

The Kansas softball team fought back a No. 12 Texas Tech rally attempt to earn its first victory over a ranked opponent in three years, beating the Red Raiders by a 6-4 margin at Rocky Johnson Field. KU last defeated a ranked opponent April 2, 2016 against then-No. 13 Oklahoma in Norman, ...

LHS baseball erases 2 deficits in 6-5 win during River City Festival

Senior second baseman Garrett Romero put the finishing touches on Lawrence’s latest win when he threw the ball to junior first baseman Aidan Bannister. Bannister flicked the ball back to the mound, and the celebration ensued just in front of the LHS dugout Thursday night at Hoglund Ballpark. ...