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Royals jump on Lowe, Indians early for 8-3 victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Derek Lowe was one of the best starting pitchers in the American League for the first six weeks.

August 01, 2012 | | AP Sports


Royals trade closer Broxton to Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) - Unable to upgrade their everyday lineup, the Cincinnati Reds instead strengthened the back end of their bullpen on Tuesday by acquiring closer Jonathan Broxton from Kansas City for a pair of minor league pitchers.

July 31, 2012 | | AP Sports


Former Chiefs, Saints OT Roaf to be enshrined

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Willie Roaf might have missed out on a whopping 11 Pro Bowls had he been 2 inches taller.

July 31, 2012 | | AP Sports


USA routs Tunisia with reserves

LONDON (AP) - LeBron James and Kobe Bryant took a seat, then the USA Olympic basketball team took control.

July 31, 2012 | | AP Sports


Team USA wins gold in women’s gymnastics

LONDON (AP) - One by one, the Americans thundered down the runway, soared high above the vault and slammed into the mat.

July 31, 2012 | | AP Sports


LEAVING HIS MARK

LONDON (AP) - Michael Phelps lingered on the blocks, not wanting to make another shocking blunder. The 19th medal was his. All he had to do was avoid a DQ, then set off on what amounted to four victory laps.

July 31, 2012 | | AP Sports


Teams make changes before trade deadline

Baseball's haves picked up more players from the have-nots at Tuesday's trade deadline, when Ryan Dempster was dealt from the Chicago Cubs to the Texas Rangers and Shane Victorino, Hunter Pence and Jonathan Broxton all wound up on new teams.

July 31, 2012 | The Associated Press | AP Sports


Chinese swimmer Ye faced with doping questions after second gold

LONDON (AP) - Two finals, two golds. And all anybody wants to know about Chinese teen swimming sensation Ye Shiwen is whether she's doping.

July 31, 2012 | | AP Sports


Coach claims Wieber’s exclusion an injustice

LONDON (AP) - The coach of reigning world champion Jordyn Wieber says it's an "injustice" the American won't be included in Thursday's Olympic all-around finals.

July 31, 2012 | | AP Sports


UNSHAKABLE CASSEL

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - This was not the dying moment of an ugly loss. This was a feel-good charity softball game in the middle of the summer, for heaven's sake, when everybody was feeling happy and upbeat.

July 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


Titans receiver dies from apparent suicide

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hours after sending a gracious yet puzzling middle-of-the-night text message to a former college coach, police say Tennessee Titans receiver O.J. Murdock died in an apparent suicide.

July 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


Vaughn starts first head-coaching job with Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - With a new general manager and the status of All-Star Dwight Howard still in limbo, there's much to be resolved before the Orlando Magic take the floor next season.

July 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


Baldwin looking to shine in Bowe’s absence

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jon Baldwin is determined not to let his return to training camp bring back bad memories.

July 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


China claims gold in men’s gymnastics

LONDON (AP) - Their closest rivals were still on the floor competing when the Chinese whipped out five big gold stars and held them up in the shape of their flag.

July 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


Franklin wins gold medal

LONDON (AP) - Missy Franklin stared out on the horde of reporters, suddenly sounding very much like a high school senior-to-be. "I don't like being up here alone," she said nervously.

July 30, 2012 | | AP Sports


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Surging Royals top Marlins; pull closer to wild card spot

MIAMI (AP) - Alcides Escobar homered and drove in two runs to lead the surging Kansas City Royals past the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Thursday night.

August 25, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs end training camp feeling sharp

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs coaches, offensive players and defensive players all agree that this is the sharpest the team has looked during ...

August 18, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Royals continue streak with 8-1 win over Twins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Alex Gordon hit a grand slam, Dillon Gee pitched seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins ...

August 18, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs’ Charles off PUP list, makes camp debut

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) - Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles made his training camp debut Tuesday, though trainer Rick Burkholder downplayed his arrival by ...

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Royals pull away in late innings

DETROIT (AP) - Raul Mondesi hit 271 home runs in 13 major league seasons.

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


FOUR ON THE FLOOR

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles closed her Rio Games with more gymnastics gold. Usain Bolt breezed through another sprint as he makes a run ...

August 16, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


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