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KU football standout Karon Prunty announces he’s leaving Jayhawks

A gaping hole suddenly emerged in the Kansas football secondary on Sunday, as starting cornerback Karon Prunty announced he is leaving the program and entering the transfer portal. Prunty turned into a breakout performer as a true freshman in 2020, when he was one of just three players on the ...

Jeffers, Garlick and Sanó homer as Twins beat Royals 5-4

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ryan Jeffers, Kyle Garlick and Miguel Sanó homered, and the Minnesota Twins turned a game-ending double play with the potential tying run at third base to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Saturday and stop a four-game losing streak. Tyler Duffy and Taylor Rogers each ...

Coronavirus knocks Rahm out of Memorial after 6-shot lead

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Jon Rahm walked off the 18th green at the Memorial after tying the 54-hole record and building a six-shot lead, leaving him on the cusp of joining Tiger Woods as the only repeat winners. Moments later, he doubled over and said in anguish, "Not again!" Rahm was notified ...

Royals score 9 in 1st, rout Twins 14-5 for 5th straight win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Whit Merrifield capped a nine-run first inning with a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 14-5 Friday night for their fifth straight win. Merrifield started the big burst with a leadoff single and his home run ended the evening for ...

Red Sox get 3 prospects to complete Andrew Benintendi trade

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox acquired outfielder Freddy Valdez from the New York Mets, and left-handers Luis De La Rosa and Grant Gambrell from Kansas City on Friday to complete the three-team trade that sent outfielder outfielder Andrew Benintendi to the Royals on Feb. 10. Valdez and ...