Kansas State’s game at Baylor next week couldn’t be bigger for the Wildcats. Sure, there’s no Big 12 title game anymore, but this one could come pretty close, considering what’s all on the line for both teams. And this is the Wildcats’
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe Ned Yost is tricking everybody, including the San Francisco Giants. No, seriously. The trick? Since the Royals aren’t likely to score much of anything against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner — who’s pitched about a thousand innings of postseason baseball without
KANSAS CITY, Mo. —You want iron-clad proof that winning cures everything? Royals manager Ned Yost stood on a platform near the Kauffman Stadium infield and told a national TV audience: “This was really for our fans and our city. We couldn’t have done it
KANSAS CITY — Sometimes it’s amazing what so-called “experts” don’t know about baseball. For instance, the national media covering the American League Championship Series have accepted as a fact that the Orioles have “shut down” the Royals’ running game. If Baltimore actually had won
Bill Snyder turned 75 years old on Tuesday and probably stayed up pretty late last night. No, it wasn’t because the longtime Kansas State coach was out partying or even blowing out three-quarters of a century’s worth of candles into the early morning hours.
KANSAS CITY — Good grief!! What will this city be like tonight? “Loud,” offered outfielder Alex Gordon, who drove in the Royals’ first run against the Los Angeles Angels Friday night. “Really, really loud.” “Just plain crazy,” summed up first baseman Eric Hosmer, whose screaming two-run
I don’t imagine it’s ever an easy decision to fire a coach, especially during the season like Charlie Weis was on Sunday. But nonetheless, that’s what Kansas athletic director Sheahon Zenger felt was necessary after the Jayhawks’ 2-2 start to the season
Maybe it’s too early in the season to start this kind of talk, but I’ll say it anyway. This Kansas State defense looks special. Now let me qualify it. The final score of 58-28 doesn’t scream defensive dominance. Not against a Conference
On a night when Kansas State needed its defense to be special, it obliged. That’s the positive spin in an otherwise maddening loss for K-State, which left 16 points on the field in the form of three missed field goals and a fluky interception in
KANSAS CITY — You almost have to start believing when the Royals’ margin of victory comes via two home runs by Erik Kratz. Don’t you? Kratz, a 34-year-old journeyman catcher, was picked up from Toronto on July 28 in exchange for utility infielder Danny Valencia — and
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