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Royals send Whit Merrifield to Blue Jays for 2 players

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield said last month he might be willing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 if it meant playing for a team in contention, even though he had refused to get the shot while playing for the last-place Kansas City Royals. He'll have to make that decision ...

Brown practices with Chiefs for first time this season

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl left tackle Orlando Brown Jr. practiced with the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday for the first time since they blew a big halftime lead to the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC championship game. Brown signed his franchise tender on Monday after skipping the entire ...

4-star combo guard Chris Johnson picks Kansas

The University of Kansas men’s basketball program landed its first oral commitment in the 2023 recruiting class on Tuesday evening, when four-star prospect Chris Johnson announced his plans to attend KU. Ranked No. 33 overall in his class by the 247 Sports composite rankings, Johnson, of ...