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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 ...

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, ...

Bradford’s brilliance: Senior lefty tosses no-hitter in Free State’s 1-0 win

It was only fitting that Free State senior Ethan Bradford had to make the last out. The ball bounced back to Bradford, who fielded it with ease. He tossed the ball to first base and walked toward the rest of his team with a stoic expression on his face. It was not the anticipated reaction, ...

Anderson spikes bat, gets drilled; Royals top Chisox in 10

Chicago — Fiercely energetic Tim Anderson spiked his bat to celebrate a home run and Kansas City’s Brad Keller responded by drilling him with a fastball, setting off a benches-clearing fracas in the Royals’ 4-3, 10-inning victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday. Anderson tossed ...

Englund sits in 2nd of heptathlon after day 1 of Kansas Relays

After day one of the 92nd Kansas Relays, three Kansas women's track & field athletes sit in the top-six in the heptathlon with freshman Toni Englund leading the way for the Jayhawks. Englund sits in second place with 2,891 points after four events. She finished first in the 100-meter ...

Moncada, Garcia power White Sox past Royals 5-1

Chicago — Yoan Moncada hit a pair of solo shots for his first multihomer game and Leury Garcia added a two-run drive to power the Chicago White Sox past the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Tuesday night. Yonder Alonso also homered and went 4 for 4 as the White Sox won for the fourth time in five ...

Chou places 8th at Big 12 Championship

The Kansas women's golf team concluded three rounds of play at the 2019 Big 12 Women's Golf Championship on Tuesday, firing a 928 (+64) over three rounds to finish in seventh place. The Jayhawks posted a 311 (+23) on Tuesday to conclude the nine-team tournament. Yi-Tsen Chou led the Jayhawks ...

Castillo’s homer lifts White Sox over Royals 5-4

Chicago — Welington Castillo atoned for an error with a two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Monday night. Castillo’s poor throw on Billy Hamilton’s steal in the seventh helped set up Whit Merrifield’s tiebreaking ...

Chou on pace for top 10 finish at Big 12 Championship

The Kansas women's golf team sits in sixth place after firing a 320 (+32) during the second round of the Big 12 Championship Monday at the Golf Club of Oklahoma, which brings its 36-hole total to 617 (+41). The par-72, 6,341-yard course was tough to navigate for all nine teams on day two, as ...

Free State baseball extends win streak to 10 games

The win streak has now reached double digits. Free State’s baseball team started off a busy week with a 7-2 victory over Olathe Northwest Monday night. The Firebirds (10-2, 7-0 Sunflower League) have now won 10 games in a row since dropping their first two contests of the season. Jack ...

Tiger Woods makes Masters his 15th and most improbable major

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years ago at Augusta National that Woods needed a nerve block just to hobble upstairs to the Champions Dinner, unsure he would ever play another ...

Gore pinch-runs, speeds home as Royals sweep Indians

Kansas City, Mo. — Terrance Gore has carved out a most unusual big league career, one that’s had him on base more often than in the batter’s box. In an era marked by big swingers and advanced analytics, Gore showed Sunday that a speed specialist can have plenty of value in the late ...

KU women’s golf tied for third after day one of Big 12 Championship

Kansas women's golf opened play at the Big 12 Championship Sunday afternoon, playing 18 holes of play at the par-72, 6,341 yard Golf Club of Oklahoma. The three-day, 54-hole tournament is hosted by the University of Oklahoma and runs through Tuesday. The Jayhawks hovered around the top-five ...