Kansas City Royals team name inspired by historic livestock show

Posted 9:13 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)...


Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Posted 11:54 PM 10/22/2014 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.

The one (More)...

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First World Series game good despite loss for a Royals fan

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Businesses compare preparation for Royals v. Cardinal games

Posted 5:32 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)...

Royals hope World Series adds to city's history

Viewer pick BBQ joint welcomes Royals fans

Lifelong Royals fan prepares for her first World Series game

Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1


Royals fans paying top dollar for games 1 and 2

Posted 8:20 PM 10/21/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter

KANSAS CITY - The last time the Kansas City Royals won the World Series, 25 players on the current active 40-man roster had not yet been born. 

It's been 29 years since the Commissioner's Trophy has (More)...


Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

Posted 3:56 PM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press

IRVING, Texas (AP) - The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Sam was signed to Dallas' practice squad on Sept. 3, four days after (More)...

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum could shine during World Series

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series


Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 20

Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 20

Posted 8:14 PM 10/20/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Monday, October 20.

High School Volleyball Districts
Russellville defeated North Callaway 25-17, 27-25

High School Soccer
Southern Boone defeated Jefferson City 2-0


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Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Rams game

Rams fans and Ferguson protestors clash outside Rams game

Posted 8:04 PM 10/19/2014 by Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police say two women have been arrested after dozens of Rams fans and Ferguson protesters clashed outside the Edward Jones Dome.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that one protester tried to jab a Rams fan with a pole bearing an upside down American flag on Sunday (More)...

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