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    Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

    Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

    Posted 10:50 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.

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    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)

  • Sports

    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 (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 the (More)

  • Baseball

    First World Series game good despite loss for a Royals fan

    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)

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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.

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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)

  • Baseball

    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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    The No. 21 Mizzou soccer team (10-4-2, 5-3-0 SEC) closes out its away schedule with a pair of road contests this weekend. The Tigers first travel to Oxford, Miss., on Friday, Oct. 24 to face Ole Miss (7-5-4, 2-3-3 SEC) at 7 p.m. CT. Missouri then heads to Knoxville, Tenn.,...

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    The Southeastern Conference 2014 Football Legends Class was recently announced and in its 14-member class of former SEC stars is Mizzou all-time great Kellen Winslow.

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    Mizzou women's tennis is set to compete in their fourth tournament of the Fall 2014 season this upcoming weekend in Bloomington, Ind. At the Hoosier Classic, sophomore Beatriz Machado Santos, sophomore Cassidy Spearman and freshman Brianna Lashway will all contend for the Tigers.