A total of nine Royals have been ejected through 16 games this season. (For those wondering, that’s a pace of 91 ejections for a 162-game season). Royals were ejected only four times for all of the 2014 season.
Sporting KC will travel to face rival Houston at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium. The match will be televised on KMCI (Ch. 38). … Click to Continue »
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have agreed to a deal with the Rangers to send injured outfielder Josh Hamilton back to Texas, according to MLB.com. … Click to Continue »
With the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao mega-fight just a week away, we sought analysis from one of Kansas City’s most successful boxers: Greg Suttington, who graduated from Wyandotte High in 1984 and won a national Golden Gloves championship as a heavyweight in 1990.
The Royals recalled left-hander Brandon Finnegan from Class AA Northwest Arkansas before Friday’s game against the White Sox and optioned infielder Orlando Calixte to Class AAA Omaha. … Click to Continue »
Royals general manager Moore hopes starting pitcher Yordano Ventura learns to manage emotions “in a way that’s constructive for the team.” … Click to Continue »
Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said Friday during a news conference that the club has recently spoken with representatives of outside linebacker Justin Houston. … Click to Continue »
Erik Jones had never turned a lap in the Sprint Cup Series when he became a last-minute replacement driver for Denny Hamlin at Bristol. … Click to Continue »
It no longer can be doubted that Royals starting pitcher Yordano Ventura has developed an issue with self-control. And it’s an issue that’s tainting the image of the Royals, whose demonstrative style of play is abrasive to some to begin with.
Aaron Harang will try to get his new team on track against his former ballclub on Friday night when the Philadelphia Phillies begin a three-game set with the Atlanta Braves.
Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Friday night’s Royals-White Sox game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors.
Did the Royals-White Sox brawl violate our sense of midwestern niceness or reveal our own prideful determination? … Click to Continue »
John Dorsey, general manager of the Kansas City Chiefs, discusses next week's NFL draft at the Kansas City Chiefs practice facility. The Chiefs currently have the 18th pick in the first round of the draft, which starts Thursday, April 30.
Kansas State’s spring football game (this year it’s at 3 p.m. Saturday at Sporting Park in KCK) is a time for the Wildcats’ Bill Snyder to observe rather than coach.
Four players leaving program met with faculty athletic representative … Click to Continue »
After setting the Sporting Kansas City’s single-season scoring record in 2014, Dom Dwyer has tallied only one goal through seven matches in 2015 heading into Saturday’s 7:30 p.m. tilt in Houston.
Retired jockey Rosie Napravnik will be honored by the Maryland Jockey Club at Pimlico Race Course Thursday, May 14. … Click to Continue »
These answers, and more, after another Royals incident on Thursday. … Click to Continue »
NASCAR has issued another warning to teams about the consequences of repeatedly failing inspections at the race track. … Click to Continue »
Three Royals players and two White Sox players were ejected after a bench-clearing brawl in the seventh inning. … Click to Continue »
Like most baseball fights, Thursday night’s brawl in Chicago between the Royals and White Sox wasn’t nearly as bad as it looked. Friday morning I watched video of the fight — pretty much frame by frame — and I didn’t see all that many punches being thrown; it was mainly a lot of pushing and shoving by guys not that all that interested in really fighting punch.
Here are the lineups as LHP Danny Duffy faces LHP Jose Quintana. … Click to Continue »
Missouri announced a new contract for football coach Gary Pinkel late Friday afternoon that includes a raise to $4.02 million per year in guaranteed compensation and a one-year extension through the 2021 season.
It’s the time of the year for college basketball recruiting questions. Especially at Kansas. After the departures of Kelly Oubre Jr. and Cliff Alexander to the NBA Draft, Kansas coach Bill Self possesses three open scholarships and a short list of available targets.
Asked to name his club's biggest rival, Feilhaber replied with Real Salt Lake. Here's why; … Click to Continue »
Malik Newman, a top-10 recruit in the 2015 men’s basketball recruiting class and a long-time Kansas target, picked Mississippi State on Friday in a private ceremony in his hometown of Jackson, Miss.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez, a native of Santa Clara, Cuba, become a U.S. citizen Friday and was the keynote speaker during the ceremony for 140 other South Florida residents.
Resale tickets for the May 2 fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling at an average of $10,350 following Thursday’s public sale, still at record levels. … Click to Continue »
Drew Smyly will make his season debut for Tampa Bay on Friday evening as he gets the start for the Rays in the first of three straight meetings with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Sporting Kansas City currently sits near the bottom of the MLS Western Conference. It’s early in the season, of course, but the next few weeks could make or break Kansas City’s attempt at a rebound season.