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Kansas City Royals

Jorge Bonifacio, Cheslor Cuthbert lead way in Royals’ 7-4 victory over Indians

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Sunday, salvaging a victory in the final game of a three-game series.

Kansas City Chiefs

Chiefs’ run game shows promise amid quarterbacks’ big night

The Chiefs’ quarterbacks absolutely lit it up Saturday. There’s zero doubt about that. But if you paid close attention in the first half, you probably noticed the Chiefs working on a facet of their offense that will have just as much of an impact on their collective success this year as any throw their quarterbacks make — the running game.

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KU football might not name starting quarterback before Sept. 2 opener

Kansas offensive coordinator Doug Meacham said that it’s possible KU won’t name a starter between juco transfer Peyton Bender and incumbent Carter Stanley before the team’s season opener on Sept. 2 against Southeast Missouri. Even if KU’s coaches won’t say it publicly, Peyton Bender has to be considered the favorite over incumbent Carter Stanley. The juco transfer who previously played for coach Mike Leach at Washington State has often been lauded for his quick release and strong arm.

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Royals’ Joakim Soria could be out for 10 to 15 days

The Kansas City Royals on Friday placed relief pitcher Joakim Soria on the 10-day disabled list because of a left oblique injury and recalled right-hander Kevin McCarthy from Class AAA Omaha. Soria was expected to land on the DL after Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday that the reliever was pitching through soreness in his lower back and would have a MRI on Thursday.

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KU’s Dedric Lawson denies allegation that he didn’t pay $88 bar tab in Memphis

Kansas Jayhawks forward Dedric Lawson was accused of not paying for an $88.20 bar tab in his hometown of Memphis but told a radio station that he was wrongfully given the bill. According to a police report obtained by the Memphis Commercial Appeal, Lawson, a 6-foot-9 transfer to KU, was at Bar Louie in Memphis at 1:30 a.m. Thursday. A waitress, who said she went to high school with Lawson, accused him of not paying the tab for his food and drinks.

Videos

2017 Maize High School Football Preview

Dalyn Johnson, Antonio Espinoza and Colton Lumpkins talk about the 2017 football season for the Maize Eagles.
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2017 Maize High School Football Preview

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2017 Derby High School Football Preview

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2017 Campus High School Football Preview

Four KU walkons were surprised with scholarships at the Royals game. Watch their reaction 1:50

Four KU walkons were surprised with scholarships at the Royals game. Watch their reaction