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Philadelphia ousts Sporting KC short of semis, 3-1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamiro Monteiro and Sergio Santos scored two minutes apart midway through the first half, Santos added a second goal just before halftime and the Philadelphia Union reached the semifinals of the MLS is Back tournament with a 3-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City ...

Kansas Athletics reports zero positive results in latest round of COVID-19 testing

Kansas Athletics on Tuesday night released the results of its most recent round of COVID-19 testing, which yielded zero positives in 156 tests. The testing, which included 136 athletes, took place last Saturday. KU did not provide a sport-by-sport breakdown of the athletes who were tested. ...

Sporting KC denies Vancouver’s upset bid, advances on PKs

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Tim Melia made two saves during the penalty shootout, Gianluca Busio scored the deciding penalty and Sporting Kansas City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on penalties after the sides played to a 0-0 draw in regulation early Monday morning. Kansas City advanced ...

Former KU golfer Sutton in contention at Korn Ferry Tour tourney

Former University of Kansas golfer Daniel Sutton shot a 4-under 68 and remained in contention at the Korn Ferry Tour’s Price Cutter Charity Championship on Saturday in Springfield, Mo. Sutton, a native of Birmingham, England, who played his final two seasons of college golf at KU, enters ...

Sporting KC faces knockout stage at MLS is Back tourney

After picking up two victories in the three-game group stage of the MLS is Back Tournament in Orlando, Sporting KC is headed to the knockout stage, where it will face Vancouver in Sunday's 10 p.m. win-or-go-home match. The game will be the latest scheduled start in Sporting KC history and ...

Trump gives former Olympian, Kansas congressman the Presidential Medal of Freedom

Updated at 12:06 p.m. Friday WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday presented one of the nation's highest civilian honors to Jim Ryun, a former Republican congressman and the first U.S. high schooler to break the 4-minute barrier in running the mile. Ryun, a University of Kansas ...

Sporting KC scores early, advances with 2-0 win over RSL

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Johnny Russell scored in the first minute, Gerso Fernandes added an insurance goal in the closing minutes and Sporting Kansas City secured its spot in the knockout round of the MLS is Back tournament with a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Wednesday. Kansas City ...

Former Jayhawk Jim Ryun to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Donald Trump is awarding the nation’s highest civilian honor to Jim Ryun, a former Kansas congressman who was the first high school runner to clock a mile in under 4 minutes. Trump is scheduled to honor the three-time Olympian and legendary University of Kansas distance runner with ...

Royals keep tweaking roster as 60-game season approaches

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals had the entire offseason, all of spring training and, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic putting sports on hold, much of the summer to consider ways to tweak and improve their roster going forward. They were still making moves a week before their ...

Former KU pitcher Blake Goldsberry joins Colorado Rockies organization

Former University of Kansas relief pitcher Blake Goldsberry recently signed a free agent contract with the Colorado Rockies organization. "Being a hometown kid and getting a chance to play for the Rockies organization is amazing," Goldsberry said in a news release announcing the signing. "My ...

Chiefs rookies report for training camp unlike any other

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — This was supposed to be the day that a bunch of wide-eyed rookies reported for their first training camp with the Kansas City Chiefs, lugging televisions and fans and other comfort items into the dormitories at Missouri Western State University. Instead, they were tested ...

Former Jayhawk Gary Woodland finishes tied for 22nd at the Memorial

Another round over par on Sunday led former University of Kansas golfer Gary Woodland to a 22nd-place finish at the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio. After finding early trouble with a double-bogey at the par-4 second hole on Sunday, Woodland shot a 5-over-par 77 for the round to finish ...

Gary Woodland firmly in contention after two rounds at the Memorial

One week after fighting to make the cut on the same golf course, former KU golfer Gary Woodland has put himself firmly in contention this time out. Woodland followed a strong Thursday at Muirfield Village Golf Course with a 2-under par 70 on Friday to move to 6-under and in fourth place at ...

NCAA recommends testing all athletes for COVID-19 within 72 hours of games

Updated at 10:24 p.m. Thursday The NCAA handed down its latest guidelines for playing through a pandemic while also sounding an alarm: The prospect of having a fall semester with football and other sports is looking grim. If the games can go on, the NCAA says college athletes should be ...

Chiefs, Jones agree to 4-year, $85M extension

Story updated at 1:48 p.m. Tuesday KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Chiefs and Pro Bowl defensive tackle Chris Jones agreed to a four-year contract that could be worth up to $85 million on Tuesday, the latest in a lavish spending spree by the Super Bowl champions as they continue to lock ...