Professional Sports

Royals add bullpen depth, acquiring Hunter Harvey in trade with Nationals

BOSTON — The Kansas City Royals added some bullpen depth in their quest for a playoff run Saturday night, acquiring right-hander Hunter Harvey from the Washington Nationals for a minor-league infielder and their competitive balance pick in Sunday night's draft. The 29-year-old Harvey pitched ...

Thommy, Pulido lead Sporting KC to 2-1 victory over Earthquakes

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Erik Thommy and Alan Pulido scored in the second half with assists from Nemanja Radoja and Sporting Kansas City withstood a late own goal by Khiry Shelton to post a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Sporting KC (6-13-5) won back-to-back ...

Witt, Melendez both homer to help Royals beat Red Sox 6-1 for 4th straight win

BOSTON (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. and MJ Melendez each had solo home runs, Cole Ragans allowed one run over seven innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox-6-1 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Adam Frazier, Vinnie Pasquantino and Salvador Perez all added RBIs ...

Sizable contingent of Jayhawks set to play in Las Vegas Summer League

Updated 2:13 p.m. Thursday, July 11: With squads representing all 30 NBA teams in Las Vegas for the NBA Summer League every year, there’s bound to be a fair number of former Jayhawks at various stages of their professional careers. Sure enough, this year’s edition is expected to feature ...

Undefeated Orlando Pride snaps KC Current’s unbeaten streak 2-1

Barbra Banda and Marta scored goals and the Orlando Pride stayed undefeated by beating Kansas City 2-1 on Saturday, handing the Current their first loss of the National Women’s Soccer League season. Temwa Chawinga scored for the Current (10-1-5) in front of a sellout crowd of 11,500 at CPKC ...