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  • Royals, Orioles each win 3 Gold Gloves, Molina 7th

    Royals, Orioles each win 3 Gold Gloves, Molina 7th

    Posted 7:11 PM 11/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.

    Rawlings announced the winners Tuesday. Managers and coaches voted for the awards in (More)

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  • Sports feasibility study could bring revenue to Columbia

    Posted 3:21 PM 11/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau will watch as the sports feasibility impact study will be presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.

    In March, the CVB and Columbia Parks and Recreation teamed up to study how expanding or renovating ball parks, soccer (More)

  • Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

    Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

    Posted 11:24 AM 11/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer Monday to right-hander James Shields, which assures Kansas City of draft pick compensation if its staff ace signs a major league contract with another team before June 8.

    Shields has until Nov. 10 to accept, and it is (More)

  • Royals decline 2015 option on DH Billy Butler

    Royals decline 2015 option on DH Billy Butler

    Posted 8:33 AM 11/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have declined their option for next season on Billy Butler, making the former All-Star designated hitter a free agent for the first time in his eight-year career.

    The Royals elected to pay Butler a $1 million buyout rather than exercise their $12.5 million (More)

  • Royals look toward next season after dream run

    Royals look toward next season after dream run

    Posted 2:54 PM 10/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction.

    They would be back, this scrappy bunch of kids. Their return to the playoffs after 29 (More)

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  • College teammate of Royals outfielder says he deserves a ring

    Posted 10:40 AM 10/30/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was 90 feet away from tying World Series game 7 in Kansas City Wednesday. 

    Gordon hit a triple and was left stranded when catcher Salvador Perez hit a pop fly to end the game.

    Gordon played third base at the University of Nebraska and (More)

  • Downtown Kansas City sees growth since Royals last World Series

    Posted 10:13 AM 10/30/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals success in 2014 season helped bring life to an area that did not exist the last time the Royals were in the World Series in 1985.

    The Power and Light District in Kansas City became the spot to watch the World Series for fans that did not have tickets to (More)

  • Major Kansas City corporation created famous Royals logo

    Posted 7:10 PM 10/28/2014 by Madi Morris, KOMU 8 News

    KANSAS CITY - The Hallmark Corporation, based in Kansas City, is responsible for the Royals' signature crown logo.

    Founded in 1910 when J.C. Hall decided to travel to Kansas City from Nebraska to sell postcards, Hallmark has become a billion dollar company. Although much of the company's (More)

  • Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Posted 10:34 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

    With both starters chased early, this became a (More)

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  • Game six reminded Royals fans of a specific moment in history

    Posted 3:26 PM 10/29/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - With the World Series back at Kauffman Stadium for Game 6 and 7, fans took the opportunity to reflect on a previous big game in Kansas City.

    "I was at the game," Michael Diamond said, referring to the 1985 World Series when the St. Louis Cardinals battled the Royals in Game (More)

  • Royals Game 7 tickets a hot commodity

    Posted 9:15 AM 10/29/2014 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals lived to see another day, but if you want to go see the final showdown, you better have a heavy wallet.

    Just before first pitch of Game 6 of the World Series, ticket prices to get into Kauffman Stadium were going for under $200.

    Game 7 is a (More)

  • Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

    Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

    Posted 10:40 PM 10/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

    Pitching with the (More)

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  • Track. Tigers Maintain Spot in Top 20 on National Rankings

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - The Tiger women moved back into the top 20 of the national rankings, as released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday (March 2), coming in at No. 18 after the SEC Championships weekend. The team has maintained a spot...

  • W. Basketball. Frericks Earns SEC Player of the Week Honors

    Sophomore Jordan Frericks has been named SEC Player of the Week, as announced Monday (March 2) by the league office. The award comes after an outstanding week for the Quincy, Ill., native. Averaging 17.5 points and eight rebounds per game, Frericks helped lead the Tigers to wins over No. 12...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Cancels Midweek Series vs. Central Arkansas

    Mizzou baseball has cancelled its midweek series against Central Arkansas, originally scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday (March 3-4) at Taylor Stadium. No make-up date has been announced for the games. The snowfall over the weekend and the cold weather forecasted for the early part of the week are the reason...

  • W. Basketball. Mizzou Closes Regular Season with Win Over Arkansas

    With a 57-41 senior night win over Arkansas, Mizzou Women's Basketball improved its record to 17-12 overall and 7-9 in the SEC. The seven conference wins is the most the team has had since the 2005-06 season.

  • W. Basketball. Post Game Notes

    Post game notes from Mizzou's senior night win over Arkansas.