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On football field, in the booth, Frank Gifford a winner

NEW YORK (AP) - An NFL championship with the New York Giants. An Emmy award as television's "outstanding sports personality." Induction in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

August 10, 2015 | BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Royals edge past White Sox for sweep

KANSAS CITY- Omar Infante's slow infield squibber plated Alex Rios with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and right-hander Ryan Madson closed out the ninth as the Royals held off the White Sox, 5-4, on Sunday to sweep the three-game series.

August 10, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals hold off White Sox in series opener

KANSAS CITY- Right-hander Edinson Volquez gave up just four hits and one run over seven innings, and Lorenzo Cain doubled, tripled and drove in the go-ahead run as the Royals held off the White Sox, 3-2, on Friday night in front of 36,211 fans at Kauffman Stadium.

August 08, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals finish tough road trip on sour note

DETROIT- The Royals capped a disappointing road trip with an 8-6 walk-off loss to the Tigers in the rubber game on Thursday afternoon.

August 07, 2015 | Alejandro Zúñiga/MLB.com | AP Sports


Cueto isn’t frustrated by second winless start

DETROIT- Right-hander Johnny Cueto's outing on Wednesday night was the type of performance the Royals envisioned they would receive consistently when they traded for the ace at the non-waiver Trade Deadline.

August 06, 2015 | Alejandro Zúñiga/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals' bats can't back Cueto in tough loss

DETROIT- The Tigers evened their three-game series against the Royals with an unlikely gem from Matt Boyd, who induced one fly ball after another from a formidable Kansas City lineup for seven innings of one-run ball in a 2-1 win on Wednesday night at Comerica Park.

August 06, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


Perez logs three RBIs as Royals cage Tigers

DETROIT- Catcher Salvador Perez launched a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and drove in three, leading the Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Tigers on Tuesday night at Comerica Park.

August 05, 2015 | JASON BECK/MLB.com | AP Sports


National Baseball Congress suspends use of batboys and batgirls

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.

August 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Cain, Davis named Royals Player, Pitcher of the Month for July

The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that center fielder Lorenzo Cain has been named the Royals Majestic Player of the Month for July, while right-handed pitcher Wade Davis has been named the club's Pitcher of the Month. The player award is determined by a combined fan and media vote, with the pitcher award voted on by local media.

August 04, 2015 | | AP Sports


Bat boy, 9, dies after hit in head by swing at baseball game

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 9-year-old bat boy has died after he was accidentally hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game in Kansas.

August 03, 2015 | | AP Sports


Cowboys’ Dez Bryant tangles with teammate in camp skirmish

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) - Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn't end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver.

August 03, 2015 | SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writers | AP Sports


Zobrist's blast isn't enough to rescue Royals

TORONTO- Right-hander R.A. Dickey threw seven shutout innings and Chris Colabello smashed a two-run homer as the Blue Jays earned a 5-2 win over the Royals on Sunday to win three of the four games in the series at Rogers Centre.

August 03, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals rally behind Zobrist’s 2 home runs to beat Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) - Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak.

August 01, 2015 | | AP Sports


Jays hit 3 home runs, beat Royals, 5-2

TORONTO (AP) - Dioner Navarro is about to be reunited with an old teammate, and he's excited about what they might achieve together.

July 30, 2015 | | AP Sports


Guthrie, Royals can't finish sweep

CLEVELAND- The Indians unleashed a week of pent-up offensive frustration upon the Kansas City Royals with a season-high 18 hits and four home runs in a 12-1 win on Wednesday afternoon at Progressive Field.

July 30, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


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Royals just have a knack for two-out knocks

KANSAS CITY- Much like they have all season, the Royals simply don't know when to quit -- with two out that is.

August 25, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Former Wildcat Nelson hurt as Packers fall to Steelers 24-19

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Jordy Nelson caught the ball, spun and prepared to dart downfield.

August 24, 2015 | WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Royals string together bizarre rally

BOSTON- One of the craziest ninth innings of the season unfolded in the Royals' 8-6 win over the Red Sox on a misty Sunday afternoon ...

August 24, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Defense has rare off night at Fenway

BOSTON- The Royals, possibly the best defensive team in baseball, had a rare lapse in the field throughout a forgettable 7-2 loss to the Red ...

August 22, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Chiefs hold off Seahawks 14-13 in second preseason game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs coach Andy Reid insists he has a handle on who will start along the offensive line when Kansas City opens ...

August 22, 2015 | DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Moose's homer isn't enough to stop Red Sox

BOSTON- The Red Sox continued their recent success against the Royals by riding Wade Miley's strong pitching performance to a 4-1 victory in Thursday ...

August 21, 2015 | Ian Browne/MLB.com | AP Sports


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