Posted 10:58 PM 10/24/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead.
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Posted 9:56 AM 10/24/2014 by The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Eric Hosmer loaded up, launched a long fly and watched it sail toward McCovey Cove. Way out there in right field, near the 421-foot mark, the ball bonked off the brick wall.
No splash shot.
"We were definitely trying to hit 'em," the Kansas City first baseman (More)
Posted 4:35 PM 10/23/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter
JEFFERSON CITY - Twenty-nine years of patience paid off for Kansas City Royals fans. The Royals not only made it to the World Series, but the team has also showed it can compete with the San Francisco Giants.
Patience especially paid off for one of Mid-Missouri's biggest Royals' fan Don (More)
Posted 11:13 AM 10/23/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - The 2014 World Series wasn't the only World Series in Kansas City Wednesday.
The 118th American Royal Livestock Show kicked off in Kansas City, an event with strong ties to the 2014 American League champions. While the Kansas City Royals played their first game in 1969, their (More)
Posted 1:54 AM 10/23/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.
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Posted 2:51 PM 10/22/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - It has been 29 years and for one Royals fan, Tuesday and Wednesday were worth the wait. Andy Muelleman is a junior at the University of Missouri and from Kansas City.
Muelleman has been a Royals fan all of his life and for the first time, gets to watch the boys in blue in the (More)
Posted 9:21 AM 10/22/2014 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - Even after a loss in Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night, Royals fans are not hanging their heads.
The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-1. The Giants jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the first inning and never looked back.
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Posted 10:45 PM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Hunter Pence most definitely found the right place.
A day after saying he hadn't been sure until this year that the Royals played in Missouri rather than Kansas, Pence jolted Kauffman Stadium with a two-run, first-inning homer that quieted the crowd and sparked the San (More)
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Posted 8:09 AM 10/21/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - Starting Tuesday, the national spotlight will shine on Kansas City baseball for the first time in nearly three decades.
What could be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the coverage is the city's deep Negro Leagues heritage.
"Kansas City is the birthplace of the Negro (More)
Posted 7:32 PM 10/21/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter
COLUMBIA - Business managers say they know how to prepare for big games involving the St. Louis Cardinals but are unsure what preparation should like for Kansas City Royals games, as the World Series kicks off Tuesday.
One business owner said during the regular season he was able to (More)
Posted 6:42 PM 10/21/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Reporter
KANSAS CITY - The Royals have called Kansas City home since 1969, but before the Royals, there was Municipal Stadium.
Built in 1923 Municipal Stadium, originally named Muehlebach Field, hosted all of Kansas City's sports teams. The Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro League were first (More)
The Mizzou soccer team scored three second half goals to comeback and earn a 3-3 tie against Ole Miss Friday night in Oxford, Miss. Freshman Jessica Johnson tallied the first two goals of her Tiger career and senior Kaysie Clark notched the equalizer for her third of the year.
Notes -Friday's loss drops the Tigers to 13-10 on the year and 4-4 in SEC play. Mizzou is now 32-14 all-time in SEC play and 14-8 on the road in SEC play.- Florida now leads the all-time series with Mizzou, 4-2, as the win for the Gators snapped a two-match...
Mizzou volleyball lost at No. 8 Florida, 3-0 (17-25, 19-25, 13-25), on Friday night (Oct. 24) at the O'Connell Center. Senior Emily Wilson (Omaha, Neb.) tallied her 1,000th career kill in the loss, becoming the 14th player in program history to join the 1,000-kill club. She is the 10th Mizzou...
The Mizzou women's swimming and diving team beat No. 22 Arkansas, 166-134, on Friday to begin the Southeastern Conference season 1-0. The Tigers won 10 of 16 events including both relays en route to the victory.
At day one of the 2014 Hoosier Classic, Mizzou tennis racked up X wins on the day including X in singles and X in doubles play. Sophomore Cassidy Spearman led the Tigers success, winning both her singles and doubles match at the Indiana Tennis Center.