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    Royals fans paying top dollar for games 1 and 2

    Royals fans paying top dollar for games 1 and 2

    Posted 4:40 PM 10/22/2014 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)

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    Chiefs' Charles passes battery of concussion tests

    Chiefs' Charles passes battery of concussion tests

    Posted 4:00 PM 10/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs insisted Wednesday that Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show signs of a concussion, one day after the star running back said he exhibited symptoms in last weekend's win over San Diego.

    Charles took a blow from Brandon (More)

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    Murphy sets pace as Missouri's offense stumbles

    Murphy sets pace as Missouri's offense stumbles

    Posted 3:55 PM 10/22/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri running back Marcus Murphy expects to make a big play every game. Sometimes it works out, other times it doesn't.

    "On Saturday, it happened a lot," the fifth-year senior said of his performance against the Florida Gators.

    He scored three touchdowns in (More)

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    Royals fans optimistic after season's first playoff loss

    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.

    Chris Burford, a (More)

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    Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1

    Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1

    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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    Negro Leagues Baseball Museum could shine during World Series

    Posted 9:17 PM 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)

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    Businesses compare preparation for Royals v. Cardinal games

    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)

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    Royals hope World Series adds to city's history

    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)

  • Football

    Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

    Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

    Posted 5:56 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)

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    Viewer pick BBQ joint welcomes Royals fans

    Posted 4:52 PM 10/21/2014 by Hanna Battah, KOMU 8 Reporter and Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - We asked viewers on our Facebook page what their favorite Kansas City barbeque place was, and Oklahoma Joe's came away the big winner.

    The barbecue joint opened its doors Tuesday morning to a pack of hungry baseball fans eager to indulge in Kansas City-style barbecue.

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    Lifelong Royals fan prepares for her first World Series game

    Posted 9:11 AM 10/21/2014 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - Tuesday is game one of the World Series. It's the first time in nearly 30 years that the Royals will be there, bringing back fond memories for many Kansas City fans.

    Alison Schenkelberg is an MU Law student originally from Kansas City. She said she grew up going to games with (More)

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    Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

    Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

    Posted 8:25 AM 10/21/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

    Gordon let out a huge laugh, and so did a bunch of his Kansas City Royals teammates watching Monday's workout.

    "I (More)

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    Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 20

    Local Scores: Monday, Oct. 20

    Posted 10:14 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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