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Cain’s early HR powers Royals past Astros 3-2

HOUSTON (AP) - Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on for a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

April 12, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Warriors go after 73-win record in finale

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Stephen Curry never figured the Chicago Bulls' 72-win mark could be matched or eclipsed.

April 12, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Major leaguers trying to figure out proper slide

Something that used to be second nature in baseball - sliding hard into second base to prevent a double play - is deciding games and giving major leaguers fits a week into the season. From the AL to the NL, runners making that 90-foot dash are wondering: What's acceptable anymore?

April 09, 2016 | By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer | AP Sports


Spieth stumbles, but keeps Masters lead

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - One round away from another green jacket, Jordan Spieth couldn't help but look back.

April 09, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Kennedy impressive as Royals blank Twins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ian Kennedy pitched impressively into the seventh inning in his Kansas City debut and the Royals hit their first three home runs of the season to beat the winless Minnesota Twins 7-0 Saturday night.

April 09, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Modern baseball may have new founder

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Modern baseball may have found its birth certificate. And with it a new birth date, and new founding father.

April 07, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Spieth picks up where he left off at Augusta National

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Jordan Spieth is off to another great start in the Masters because of the way he finished.

April 07, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Syndergaard, Mets shut out Royals following ring ceremony

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Noah Syndergaard threw six dominant innings, Neil Walker hit his first homer with the Mets and New York beat Kansas City 2-0 Tuesday after the Royals were given their 2015 World Series rings.

April 05, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Valentine, Self win player, coach of year

HOUSTON (AP) - The names Denzel Valentine and Buddy Hield have been virtually inseparable during college basketball's postseason.

March 31, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs safety Abdullah retires; cites health concerns

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah retired after seven seasons Monday, joining the growing list of players who have walked away from the NFL because of health concerns.

March 28, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Column: After a step forward on concussions, NFL steps back

Few things better sum up the NFL's self-serving past efforts on concussion research than a scene from the movie "Thank You for Smoking."

March 26, 2016 | By Jim Litke AP Sports Columnist | AP Sports


Volquez will start opener vs. Mets in World Series rematch

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Edinson Volquez will start the Kansas City Royals' opener April 3 against the New York Mets in a rematch of the World Series Game 5, manager Ned Yost announced Saturday.

March 26, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


KU tops West Virginia for conference tourney title

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Bill Self still remembers the day Devonte Graham stepped foot on the Kansas campus, back when the point guard was trying to decide where he was going to play college basketball.

March 12, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Chiefs announce signings of Hali, others in free agency

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Tamba Hali and Derrick Johnson never wanted to finish their careers anywhere other than with the Chiefs.

March 10, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Ellis leads No. 1 Kansas to rout of K-State

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Not long ago, Kansas coach Bill Self had an official who calls games all over the country pay his team the ultimate compliment while simultaneously offering a somber warning.

March 10, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


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Chiefs’ opportunistic defense to test high-scoring Falcons

ATLANTA (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons have found different ways to win despite ranking near the bottom of the league in yards ...

December 04, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Ertz runs for career-high, K-State tops TCU

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Jesse Ertz and Kansas State rushed to the end of coach Bill Snyder's 25th regular season, and to another bowl ...

December 03, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


NFL Week 13 matchups

New York Giants (8-3) at Pittsburgh (6-5)

December 03, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


No. 4 Kansas cruises to victory over Stanford

LAWRENCE (AP) - Jerrod Haase received a long, loud ovation upon his return to Allen Fieldhouse on Saturday.

December 03, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Kansas turns to zone, beats Georgia 65-54 to win CBE Classic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Frank Mason III and Josh Jackson took it as a shot to their pride.

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Coach Strong says he wants to stay at Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas players who packed the room were there to hear their coach speak. Some fought back tears.

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


NCAA: Notre Dame must vacate wins after academic misconduct

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Brian Kelly's worst season at Notre Dame took an embarrassing turn Tuesday as the NCAA announced that academic misconduct orchestrated ...

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Balanced scoring leads K-State past Robert Morris

MANHATTAN (AP) - Dean Wade had a season-high 13 points and DJ Johnson and Barry Brown added 12 points each to help Kansas State beat Robert ...

November 23, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


CFP rankings hinge on looming Big 10 matchup

Alabama, Ohio State, Michigan and Clemson held the top four spots in the College Football Playoff rankings for the second straight week and Washington moved ...

November 23, 2016 | BY RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer | AP Sports


Old pals meet when Buccaneers visit Chiefs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - There is no longer a football team at San Francisco State, the Gators long ago having given up on the pricy ...

November 20, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


No. 1 pick Goff makes Rams debut against hot Dolphins team

Welcome to an NFL huddle, Mr. Goff .

November 20, 2016 | By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer | AP Sports


Self now winningest coach at The Phog with win over Siena

LAWRENCE(AP) - Whenever Bill Self looks back at the box score from his 207th win at Allen Fieldhouse, one that made him more successful in ...

November 19, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


KU beats Texas for first time since 1938

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) - Matthew Wyman followed his field goal that forced overtime with a 25-yarder in the extra session Saturday, giving Kansas a stunning 24-21 ...

November 19, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


Barnes’ 4 TDs pushes KSU past Baylor

WACO, Texas (AP) - Baylor fans have grown accustomed to seeing offensive explosions in recent years, especially since moving into McLane Stadium in 2014.

November 19, 2016 | Special to the Tribune | AP Sports


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