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Chiefs' Alex Smith, Jeremy Maclin building rapport

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Smith was familiar with Jeremy Maclin long before the wide receiver signed with Kansas City, first catching him on television and then studying him on film with the Eagles. So once Maclin finally put on a Chiefs jersey, it didn't take long for him to begin building a rapport with Smith. In fact, by their third preseason game Friday night, they were already...
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Royals fall to Rays 3-2, miss out on season sweep

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Brandon Guyer and Kevin Kiermaier homered, and the Tampa Bay bullpen held the Kansas City Royals to one hit over five innings Sunday in the Rays' 3-2 win. Kiermaier's sixth-inning homer off Luke Hochevar (1-1) broke a 2-2 tie. It was Kiermaier's second homer in two games and sixth of the season. Xavier Cedeno (3-1) got the win in relief while Brad Boxberger...
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Moustakas has three RBIs, Royals beat Rays 6-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Mike Moustakas and the Kansas City Royals both kept up their strong play. Moustakas had three hits and three RBIs, Kendrys Morales came through with another big two-out hit and the AL Central-leading Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-3 on Saturday night. Moustakas has driven in 15 runs over his last 10 games. The Royals have won 17 of 22 to go a season-high...
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Volquez spins quality start for win after making early tweaks

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Yost comments on his pitchers, his slugger and a bizarre ballpark

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Morales' two-run homer lifts Royals over Rays 3-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Kendrys Morales hit his 15th homer, Edinson Volquez pitched into the seventh inning and the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Friday night. Morales put the Royals up 3-1 with a two-run shot in the third off Erasmo Ramirez (10-5) that struck an overhanging catwalk. He has 89 RBIs this season, including a majors-best 46 with...
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With four starters back, K-State to lean on offensive line

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Offensive lineman Cody Whitehair looks back on the way Kansas State ran the ball last year, especially in critical games late in the season, and can't help but feel accountable. "We were kind of embarrassed with our run game," Whitehair said. "We really took it to heart. Going back and looking at film, we have a lot of room to improve." The Wildcats averaged 189...
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Now that QB settled at Kansas, race is on to catch passes

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kansas has settled on a starting quarterback, giving the job back to Montell Cozart. Just who Cozart will throw to this season remains a mystery. Jayhawks coach David Beaty announced this week the junior had regained the starting job he lost last season, emerging on top after an open competition in camp. But the wide receiver slots are still undecided with just...
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One word to describe Royals' recent series with Rays: Domination

The say that the Kansas City Royals have had their way with the Tampa Bay Rays the last two-plus seasons would be an understatement. The Royals have recorded at least 10 hits in eight straight games vs. the Rays -- tied for the second-longest streak of its kind since Tampa Bay joined MLB in 1998. The Royals’ longest streak of 10+ hits vs. any opponent all-time is 10 straight games...
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Royals need a consistently good Volquez -- not just every other start

Edinson Volquez will try to steady his personal bumpy ride Friday night while keeping the Kansas City Royals on the fast track up. With a very comfortable lead in the AL Central, the Royals will hit the road to try to hinder the wild-card chances of the Tampa Bay Rays in a three-game series. The Royals (78-49) pushed their division lead to 13 games Thursday with a 5-3 victory over...
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Defense dominates in Mizzou's final scrimmage

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Defense dominated with three interceptions, seven sacks and 15 tackles for loss in No. 24 Missouri's final scrimmage Thursday night. Anthony Sherils returned an interception for a touchdown and the Tigers also got interceptions from Tavon Ross and Terez Hall. There were no turnovers in the first two scrimmages. Repetitions were limited with the goal emerging healthy...
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Yost: Ventura adjusted and Moustakas is just flat-out hot

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Moose is so hot, one Gatorade bath simply isn't enough

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Ventura overpowers Orioles as Royals take series with 5-3 win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and the Kansas City Royals hung on to beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 5-3 on Thursday. Ventura (9-7) allowed two hits and four walks to improve to 5-0 in his last seven starts. The Royals' usually solid bullpen nearly gave it away, though. Kelvin Herrera served up a homer...
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Chiefs' rookies, Titans' Mariota to reunite in preseason

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is looking forward to a Pac-12 reunion when Tennessee travels to Arrowhead Stadium to face the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday night. The Heisman Trophy-winning rookie played against three of the Chiefs' draft picks during his standout career at Oregon. Two of them, cornerback Steven Nelson and linebacker D.J. Alexander, played for...
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Royals don't need to rush Gordon back thanks to monster division lead

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Yost breaks down just how locked in Moose is at the plate

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Royals getting exactly what the expected out of Zobrist

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Ventura looks to continue resurgence, give KC series win over O's

A six-game losing streak dropped the Baltimore Orioles several spots in the wild-card race. Back-to-back wins against the team with the best record in the AL would at least take some of the sting out of that. Baltimore tries to send the Kansas City Royals to rare consecutive home losses Thursday in the conclusion of this four-game series. Mired in their longest skid of the season...
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Moose continues his roll with a two-run dinger

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Cueto 'feels a little weird' after rough outings, but no need to panic

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Orioles finally break Royals' spell as Cueto struggles again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop each hit a two-run homer off Johnny Cueto, and the Baltimore Orioles totaled five long balls in all Wednesday night to power their way to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals that snapped a six-game skid. Wei-Yin Chen (8-6) allowed three runs for the Orioles while scattering nine hits over six innings. The losing...
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Hud demonstrates third-base footwork a la Mike Moustakas

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Mizzou to start three-game deal with Middle Tennessee in 2016

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Middle Tennessee has agreed to a three-game football deal with Missouri with the series starting in 2016 and featuring a trip by the Southeastern Conference team to Tennessee in 2022. Athletic director Chris Massaro announced the contract Wednesday. Under this deal, Middle Tennessee will visit Missouri on Oct. 22, 2016, and again on Sept. 9, 2023. The two-time...
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What do Kelvin Herrera and Calvin Klein have in common? Listen

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