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UCM basketball player selected for USA D-II men’s team in Brazil

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) — Central Missouri Mules sophomore Brad Woodson was recently selected for the USA Division II men’s basketball team that is touring Brazil this week. The men’s and women’s teams…

Chiefs’ Jamaal Charles finally feeling healthy again

By DAVE SKRETTA (ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — Jamaal Charles had holes in his shoes on the first day of training camp. The Chiefs running back was trying out a…

Volquez criticizes Donaldson, Blue Jays beat Royals 5-2

By IAN HARRISON (TORONTO, AP) — Kansas City’s Edinson Volquez wasn’t interested in hearing any complaints the Blue Jays had about his inside pitches. Still, in a testy series finale,…

Contending teams can never have too many relievers

By NOAH TRISTER (Associated Press) — The Kansas City Royals made it look all so easy in 2014. With their bullpen trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland,…

Duffy allows 3 HRs, Jays beat Royals 5-2

By IAN HARRISON (TORONTO, AP) — Kansas City’s Danny Duffy doesn’t often give up a lot of home runs. That changed against the Toronto Blue Jays. Dioner Navarro hit a…

Royals denied 4-game sweep, routed by Indians 12-1

(CLEVELAND, AP) — One bad afternoon did little to dampen the spirits of the reigning AL champion Royals. Jeremy Guthrie allowed eight runs and tied a team record by hitting…

Hosmer’s homer in 9th lifts Royals to 2-1 win over Indians

By TOM WITHERS (CLEVELAND, AP) — Eric Hosmer pointed at his teammates celebrating wildly in the dugout and continued his trot around the bases. With one swing, Hosmer gave the…

Chiefs’ Berry to practice 8 months after cancer diagnosis

By DAVE SKRETTA (ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field…

Hosmer drives in 4 as Royals roll over Indians 9-4

By TOM WITHERS (CLEVELAND, AP) — After celebrating with handshakes and high-fives, the Royals walked off the field as dozens of blue-clad Kansas City backers lined the rows behind their…

Royals get Cueto in trade with Reds

(KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for…