HIGH SCHOOLS Football WEEK 2 Thursday’s result Platte County 37, Oak Park 6 Friday’s games Archie at Midway Blair Oaks at Oak Grove Clinton at Odessa Concordia at Orrick Excelsior … Click to Continue »
T-BONES BOX SCORE Thursday’s summary LEMURS 4, T-BONES 2, 7 innings Laredo AB R H BI W K Avg. Nieves 3b 4
Albert Pujols followed up a milestone homer by joining a select group of run producers. … Click to Continue »
Royals 5, Marlins 2 Kansas City AB R H BI W K Avg. Dyson cf 5
In the moments after the catch, after Jarrod Dyson had covered 98 feet and sprinted 19.8 mph and scaled a center-field wall with a last-second lunge and leap, there was … Click to Continue »
Former Illinois head coach Tim Beckman will no longer serve as a volunteer assistant with No. 22 North Carolina. … Click to Continue »
Jaylen Ivey SCHOOL: Blue Springs YEAR: Junior In a season-opening shootout against Lee’s Summit, Ivey had 27 carries, and seven of them finished in the end zone. He rushed for … Click to Continue »
Here is the Kansas City-area Week 2 high school football schedule for Aug. 26-27, which features only games in Missouri. Kansas football teams begin their season on Sept. 2. Also … Click to Continue »
Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Thursday’s Royals-Marlins game for live stats and updates from Rustin Dodd, The Star’s Royals beat writer and other sportswriters and editors.
Kansas City Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger answered reader questions on Facebook, and here are the highlights from that session. … Click to Continue »
Platte County defense helps in 37-6 win over Oak Park … Click to Continue »
Royals Today at Boston, 6:10 Sat. at Boston, 6:10 Sun. at Boston, 7:08 Mon. N.Y. YANKEES, 7:15 Tues. N.Y. YANKEES, 7:15 Tickets: 800-676-9257 Chiefs Sat. at Chicago, noon* Sept. 1 … Click to Continue »
T-BONES BOX SCORE Wednesday’s summary LEMURS 3, T-BONES
This week has been a trial run for game week for the Missouri football team. First-year coach Barry Odom switched gears during his first fall training camp, shifting the Tigers’ … Click to Continue »
Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte on Thursday with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. … Click to Continue »
A Miami federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit filed by New York Giants lineman Jason Pierre-Paul against ESPN over disclosure of his medical records from a 2015 fireworks accident.
Back home in Nicaragua, Dennis Martinez is a legend, a national hero who pitched 23 seasons in the major leagues, made four All-Star teams and became the first Latin American-born … Click to Continue »
Kansas’ Josh Jackson, Frank Mason and Devonté Graham are included on ESPN’s list of the Top 25 players in the country entering the 2016-17 college basketball season. Jackson, a 6-foot-8 … Click to Continue »
With the season nearly complete, let’s take a look at how each of the Royals’ minor-league affiliates has fared and whether they can make the playoffs. (Statistics through Wednesday’s games.) … Click to Continue »
It’s never been a question of talent for Missouri junior free safety Thomas Wilson, but he’s never quite matched his production output with immense expectations. “When I got here last … Click to Continue »
Baseball American Association Central W L Pct. GB Lincoln 47 42 .528 — Gary 47 43 .522 1/2 Sioux City 46 43 .517 1 Kansas City 39 50 .438 8 … Click to Continue »
Platte County used a stingy defense in the first half to build a 17-point lead. In the third quarter, the Pirates showed they knew how to respond to a long … Click to Continue »
A South Korean baseball player was convicted of match-fixing on Friday and handed a suspended two-year prison term for deliberately allowing or attempting to allow walks in four games last season.
AREA GOLF HOLES IN ONE AT BROOKRIDGE GOLF AND FITNESS: Don Stoneman, No. 15, 150 yards, 24 degree wedge. AT THE COUNTRY CLUB OF LEAWOOD: Derek Drysdale, No. 7, 129 … Click to Continue »
Two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova needed just an hour Thursday to beat Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-1 and move into the semifinals of the Connecticut Open, despite suffering from a cold.
Fiji national rugby coach Ben Ryan says he is weighing almost 20 job offers that have poured in since he guided the country to its first-ever gold medal at the Rio de Janiero Olympics.
Kansas high school football in Classes 6A and 5A will feature a new-look playoff format this season that will put increased emphasis on teams’ regular-season schedules. In previous years, teams … Click to Continue »
Before the first inning was even over on Thursday night, Royals center fielder Jarrod Dyson made one of the best catches you will ever see. With two outs in the … Click to Continue »
Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson talked about what he saw from players during a 10-day, four-game tour of Italy earlier this month. … Click to Continue »
Although the Royals lost 3-0 to the Marlins in Miami on Wednesday night, the fact remains they have a 14-3 record since the first praying mantis appeared in the team’s … Click to Continue »