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Free State soccer’s run draws to close in 4-0 loss at Washburn Rural

Topeka — The Free State soccer team made its mark on the regional playoffs by pulling off two stunning road upsets at Dodge City and Derby. It needed a third to make it to the state tournament, but couldn’t quite get it done in the quarterfinals Tuesday evening at McElroy ...

Massey, Perez hit homers to lead Royals in 8-3 win over Tigers

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Massey and Salvador Perez homered as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. Massey opened the scoring in the second with a leadoff homer, the first long ball given up this season by Tigers starter ...

Former Jayhawk headed to Canada

Former Kansas cornerback Kalon Gervin has earned an opportunity to play professional football. Gervin, who was previously invited to NFL minicamps by the Green Bay Packers and New York Giants after going undrafted, has signed with the Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League, the team ...

Jayhawks to open Big 12 tournament with Sunflower Showdown matinee

The Kansas baseball team had multiple chances at potentially season-defining wins on the road at nationally ranked Texas and saw each one slip out of its grasp. Ben Hartl’s go-ahead two-run home run with the Jayhawks down to their last strike Thursday night was immediately canceled out when ...