MANHATTAN - Kansas State is replacing the video boards and sound system inside Bramlage Coliseum as part of nearly $2.4 million in upgrades to the school's basketball arena.
DETROIT - Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas homered as part of a seven-run second inning, and the Kansas City Royals took over first place in the AL Central on Tuesday night with their ninth straight victory, 11-4 over the Detroit Tigers.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Pro Bowl players were gone from the start of the Chiefs' mandatory minicamp, one of them hoping to land a new contract and the other so that the team might be able to afford it.
LAWRENCE - Everyone figures to become a fan of Kansas basketball next summer.
RIO DE JANEIRO - The headline from the World Cup, Day 6: Big favorite Brazil is vulnerable.
RED SOX 1, TWINS 0
DETROIT - Omar Infante hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and had an RBI single in a four-run fifth against former teammate Justin Verlander, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 11-8 Monday night.
SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan conducted his postgame interview flanked by his two children. Someday soon he may decide that they, and not Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili, will be his full-time running mates.
SAN DIEGO - Tony Gwynn could handle a bat like few other major leaguers, whether it was driving the ball through the "5.5 hole" between third base and shortstop or hitting a home run off the facade in Yankee Stadium in the World Series.
NATAL, Brazil - After Clint Dempsey's historic early goal, the United States spent more than an hour struggling to hold off wave after wave of Ghana attacks. It was no surprise when Ghana tied the game in the 82nd minute.
SAN ANTONIO - Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker, the winningest trio in NBA postseason history, shared hugs.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Chiefs finally have some much-needed salary cap space.
PITTSBURGH - Chuck Noll, the Hall of Fame coach who won a record four Super Bowl titles with the Pittsburgh Steelers, died Friday night at his home. He was 82.
PINEHURST, N.C. - Not even Martin Kaymer was immune from a Pinehurst No. 2 course that restored the reputation of a U.S. Open.
SAN ANTONIO - Tony Parker is still thankful for the role players who helped carry San Antonio to its last NBA title in 2007.
Dwyane Wade is staying with the Miami Heat, and his latest deal is designed to give both the player and the only franchise he's ever known some flexibility in the coming years.