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McClure lifts KU soccer past Memphis in ranked matchup

It only made sense that it was Katie McClure. Just days after the senior forward was named National Player of the Week, as well as Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, McClure delivered again to keep the Jayhawks undefeated. With 65 seconds remaining, McClure netted the game-winning goal to ...

Profar homers, A’s hold off Royals 9-8 to take 4-game series

Kansas City, Mo. — Bob Melvin had just burned through his bullpen to win a nip-and-tuck shootout against Kansas City on Thursday, and the Oakland A's manager leaned back in his chair and asked ruefully: "How many relievers did the Yankees use today?" He was joking, of course. Melvin knew ...

Dozier, O’Hearn homer as Royals rally to beat A’s, 6-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (ap) — Hunter Dozier homered before driving in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, Ryan O’Hearn also went deep and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Wednesday night. Tim Hill (2-0) tossed two perfect innings in relief of Jakob Junis for ...

Semien scores, has RBI as A’s shut down Royals 2-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Marcus Semien provided just enough early offense and Mike Fiers and three Oakland relievers combined to shut down the Kansas City Royals in a 2-1 victory Tuesday night. Semien had hits in his first two at-bats of the game, coming around to score in the first inning and ...

McClure nets 2 weekly honors after strong start to season

Following a four-goal, two-assist opening two matches of the 2019 regular season, Kansas senior forward Katie McClure picked up a pair of accolades. McClure was named the United Soccer Coaches Player of the Week for the first week of the 2019 season, the association announced Tuesday. On the ...

Oakland sets season highs for runs, hits in 19-4 win over KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Marcus Semien homered, tripled and drove in a career-high seven runs as the Oakland Athletics set season highs for runs and hits in a 19-4 thrashing of the Kansas City Royals on Monday night. Jurickson Profar, Matt Chapman and Khris Davis also went deep for the A's, who ...

Indians lose to Royals, losing Ramírez with broken hand

Cleveland — Ryan O’Hearn led off the 10th inning with his second homer of the game, sending the Kansas City Royals to a wild 9-8 win Sunday over the Cleveland Indians, whose playoff hopes were rocked by losing third baseman Jose Ramírez to a broken right hand. The Indians tied it in the ...

KU soccer cruises to 6-0 win over Loyola-Chicago

As she’s done often over her career, Kansas senior forward Katie McClure caught the opposing team’s defense sleeping. McClure stole the ball in the midfield in the fourth minute, sent a through ball to senior midfielder Ceri Holland and converted off a Holland cross. Even amid pouring ...

Reyes hits 3-run homer, leads Indians to win over Royals

Cleveland — Franmil Reyes hit a three-run homer to help Cleveland beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Saturday night in a game in which the Indians lost third baseman José Ramírez to a right wrist injury. Reyes’ 30th homer of the season highlighted a four-run third inning against the ...

Hand, Lindor lead Indians past Royals 4-1 in Cleveland

Cleveland — Brad Hand bounced back from his recent struggles to record his 30th save, Francisco Lindor hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Kansas City Royals 4-1 on Friday night. The All-Star closer, who had blown three consecutive saves, gave up a leadoff single to ...

McClure’s hat trick propels KU soccer to 4-0 win in season opener

The Kansas women’s soccer team kicked off the season with a dominant 4-0 victory over Nebraska, which came Thursday night courtesy of a hat trick by senior forward Katie McClure at Rock Chalk Park. McClure wasted no time and struck almost as soon as the contest began, scoring her first goal ...

Orioles tie MLB record for HRs allowed, beat Royals 8-1

Baltimore — The Orioles tied a major league record by allowing their 258th home run this season but hit four of their own in an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Anthony Santander and Renato Núñez hit back-to-back home runs in the fifth inning for Baltimore, ...

Alberto’s HR gives Orioles 4-1 win over Royals, ending skid

Baltimore — Hanser Alberto hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles ended an eight-game losing streak by beating the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Tuesday night. Royals reliever Jacob Barnes (1-2) sandwiched a pair of walks around two outs before Alberto ...

Lopez, Dini HRs carry Royals past skidding Orioles 5-4

Baltimore — Nicky Lopez and Nick Dini homered on successive pitches in the seventh inning and the Kansas City Royals stretched Baltimore’s latest losing streak to eight games, defeating the Orioles 5-4 Monday night. Kansas City (45-80) won for only the sixth time in its last 22 games, and ...

Former KU golfer Conrad Roberts wins 8th city championship crown

There have been harder tournaments and more grueling challenges, but former University of Kansas golfer Conrad Roberts is back on top. Roberts won Sunday’s City of Lawrence Championship by firing a 6-under par 66 at Eagle Bend to hold off Mark Elliott (68) and Tyler Cummins (70) in an event ...

Steelers keep Chiefs in check in 17-7 victory

Pittsburgh — Mason Rudolph guided a long first-half touchdown drive to perhaps nudge ahead of Josh Dobbs in the race to be the backup behind Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 17-7 on Saturday night. Rudolph finished 10 of 15 for 77 yards while Dobbs ...

Mets beat Royals 4-1 behind 1B Alonso, pitcher deGrom

Kansas City, Mo. — Jacob deGrom pitched seven sharp innings and Pete Alonso put the New York Mets ahead with a two-run single in a 4-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Alonso got three hits and snapped a 1-all tie with two outs in the seventh when he rolled a ...

Kansas soccer earns exhibition draw vs. Omaha

The Kansas women’s soccer team unofficially opened the 2019 season with a 0-0 tie against Omaha in an exhibition match Friday night at Rock Chalk Park. The Jayhawks outshot the Mavericks 20-1 but could not put one in the back of the net to net the goal needed to break the scoreless ...

Montgomery outpitches Syndergaard as Royals top Mets 4-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Mike Montgomery outpitched Noah Syndergaard, and the Kansas City Royals ended their scoreless drought Friday night in a 4-1 victory over the New York Mets. The hottest team in the majors until this week, the Mets have lost four of five after a 15-1 stretch propelled them ...

KU soccer team eager to build on 2018 success

After making it to the second round of the NCAA tournament a year ago, Kansas soccer has made a concerted effort during offseason training to build on 2018. “You know, you can have talent, you can have ability, you can coach them and do all the things you think you can do as a coach, but ...