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KU Track & Field squads set for NCAA Outdoor Championships

LAWRENCE, Kan.- The Kansas men's and women's track & field teams will be traveling Eugene, Oregon this week for the 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships. The Jayhawks will have a total of 11 athletes in action at this week's meet, who will compete against the nation's best at historic Hayward Field on the campus of the University of Oregon, June 10-13.

June 09, 2015 | KUATHLETICS.COM | AP Sports


Wildcats Close Out Season in Eugene

MANHATTAN, Kan.- K-State Track and Field finishes up its 2015 outdoor campaign with the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships this week in Eugene, Oregon. Set to run from June 10-13 at the University of Oregon's Hayward Field, the Wildcats enter competition with 14 total entries (10 for the women, four for the men).

June 09, 2015 | KSU sports information | AP Sports


Royals select friendly rivals atop MLB Draft

KANSAS CITY- The Royals selected not only two high school right-handed pitchers, but a pair of rivals from the same township of Indiana.

June 09, 2015 | Jordan Wilson/MLB.com | AP Sports


Vargas, Morales vault KC into first-place tie

MINNEAPOLIS- Kendrys Morales belted a two-run homer and left-hander Jason Vargas tossed six shutout innings as the Royals held off the Twins, 3-1, on Monday night at Target Field.

June 09, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


WSU’s Baker, VanVleet invited to Team USA tryout

WICHITA, Kan.- Wichita State guards Ron Baker and Fred VanVleet have accepted invitations to attend Team USA's Training Camp, July 7-12 in Colorado Springs, and will compete for an opportunity to represent the United States at the Pan American Games in late July.

June 08, 2015 | GOSHOCKERS.COM | AP Sports


James carries Cavs to OT win over Warriors, evens NBA Finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The final buzzer sounded, and LeBron James wasn't done.

June 08, 2015 | ANTONIO GONZALEZ, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Salvy’s solo shot carries KC in series finale

KANSAS CITY- Royals catcher Salvador Perez lined the decisive solo home run in the eighth inning in a 4-3 victory over the Rangers in the series finale at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday afternoon. It was Kansas City's fourth win in its last 12 games.

June 08, 2015 | T.R. Sullivan/MLB.COM | AP Sports


American Pharoah becomes first Triple Crown winner in 37 years

NEW YORK (AP) - At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.

June 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


Cavs’ Irving has surgery on kneecap

CLEVELAND (AP) - Kyrie Irving didn't waste a moment in starting his recovery for next season, rushing back from the NBA Finals to have surgery on his left knee.

June 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


Williams wins French Open for 20th career major

PARIS (AP) - What started out as a stroll became quite a struggle for Serena Williams.

June 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


KC falls to Rangers, 9th loss in 11 games

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Yordano Ventura throws a fastball that can touch three figures on radar guns, while Texas Rangers left-hander Wandy Rodriguez seldom reaches 90 mph.

June 06, 2015 | | AP Sports


Extra rest, lack of command derail Volquez

KANSAS CITY- Seven days of rest proved more than right-hander Edinson Volquez needed.

June 06, 2015 | Jordan Wilson/MLB.com | AP Sports


Cavs’ Irving has fractured kneecap, out for 3-4 months

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers finished off Chicago and swept past Atlanta, even when Kyrie Irving wasn't available.

June 06, 2015 | BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer | AP Sports


Woman still in hospital after being hit by broken bat

BOSTON (AP) - A fan whose head was bloodied by a broken bat that flew into the stands at Fenway Park was in the hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

June 06, 2015 | HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


FIFA corruption: Could Russia, Qatar lose their World Cups?

If there is enough evidence of wrongdoing, FIFA has the power to strip the World Cup from both Russia and Qatar.

June 05, 2015 | GERALD IMRAY, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


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Blanton outduels Felix; Royals take opener

SEATTLE- Royals right-hander Joe Blanton, making another spot start in the injury-riddled rotation, overmatched the Mariners through six-plus innings, and Alcides Escobar delivered three hits as the Royals held off the Mariners, 4-1, on Monday night at Safeco Field.

June 23, 2015 | Andrew Erickson/MLB.com | AP Sports


Spieth wins a stunner at Chambers Bay for US Open title

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) - Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand Slam, a prize only three of the biggest names in modern golf have ever chased.

June 22, 2015 | DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer | AP Sports


Young, Royals roughed up in rubber game

KANSAS CITY- Mookie Betts came within a single of hitting for the cycle, the Red Sox pounded out 16 hits and Wade Miley served up six scoreless innings in a 13-2 Father's Day blowout of the Royals on Sunday afternoon.

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


Early deficit too much to overcome vs. Boston

KANSAS CITY- Rookie left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez bounced back from a horrific start against Toronto and gave up just one run over 6 1/3 innings to lead Boston to a 7-3 win over the Royals on Friday night at sold-out (38,190) Kauffman Stadium.

June 20, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals stay hot with 4th straight over Brewers

KANSAS CITY- Three early runs were enough for the Royals to finish a sweep of their home-and-home Interleague series against the Brewers, as Ned Yost became the winningest manager in Royals history with a 3-2 victory on Thursday night at Kauffman Stadium.

June 19, 2015 | Adam McCalvy/MLB.com | AP Sports


Big innings mean big win for Royals

KANSAS CITY- The Interleague series shifted from Miller Park to Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday, but the result remained the same. The Royals scored at least seven runs against Brewers pitching for the third straight night in a 10-2 win, helping Joe Blanton emerge from his first Major League start in nearly two years with a victory, while Ned Yost tied Whitey Herzog for the most managerial wins in franchise history.

June 18, 2015 | Adam McCalvy/MLB.com | AP Sports


Royals, mascot face civil case in hot dog injury

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Jurors have begun deliberations in a lawsuit against the Kansas City Royals by a man who was struck in the eye by a foil-wrapped hotdog flung by the team's mascot.

June 17, 2015 | | AP Sports


Young logs 3 RBIs, fires Royals past Brewers

MILWAUKEE- Chris Young produced on the mound and at the plate, firing seven scoreless innings and driving in three runs as the Royals rolled to a 7-2 win over the Brewers on Tuesday night to take both games of the Interleague set.

June 17, 2015 | Jeffrey Flanagan/MLB.com | AP Sports


Warriors win NBA title, down LeBron, Cavs 105-97 in Game 6

CLEVELAND (AP) - As the final seconds ticked off and the Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at him.

June 17, 2015 | TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


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