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    Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings

    Cain has 3 hits to lead Royals over Twins 3-2 in 10 innings

    Posted 4:22 AM 7/4/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain had three hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning as the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

    Cain led off the bottom of the 10th with a double, went to third on a wild pitch by Aaron (More)

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    Blues trade Oshie to Washington

    Blues trade Oshie to Washington

    Posted 5:04 PM 7/2/2015 by The Associated Press and Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - The St. Louis Blues traded T.J. Oshie to the Washington Capitals Tuesday in exchange for forward Troy Brouwer, goalie Pheonix Copley, and a third round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft.

    Oshie had 19 goals and 36 assists in 72 games for the Blues last season, his seventh in (More)

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    Richardson suspended four games for violating NFL drug policy

    Richardson suspended four games for violating NFL drug policy

    Posted 3:16 PM 7/2/2015 by The Associated Press and Austin Hough, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    NEW YORK (AP) - Former Missouri Tiger and current New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.

    Richardson will be eligible to return to the Jets' active (More)

  • Baseball

    Keuchel dominate again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0

    Keuchel dominate again to help Astros shut out Royals 4-0

    Posted 9:51 PM 6/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    HOUSTON (AP) - Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

    The performance comes after Keuchel (10-3) threw a six-hit shutout in a win over the New York Yankees in his previous start. Keuchel struck (More)

  • Olympic Sports

    US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany

    US heads to World Cup final with 2-0 win over Germany

    Posted 8:22 PM 6/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    MONTREAL (AP) - Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.

    Lloyd's penalty kick in the 69th minute went into the right side of the goal less than (More)

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    Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

    Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

    Posted 10:27 PM 6/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    HOUSTON (AP) - Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night.

    In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning (More)

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    Kansas City's Escobar scratched against Astros

    Kansas City's Escobar scratched against Astros

    Posted 7:27 PM 6/29/2015 by The Associated Press

    HOUSTON (AP) - Kansas City shortstop Alcides Escobar has been scratched from the Royals game against the Houston Astros with a finger injury.

    Escobar left the game on Sunday after suffering the injury, but was originally in Monday's lineup. He was scratched about an hour before game (More)

  • Baseball

    Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

    Guthrie gets 1,000th strikeout in Royals' 5-3 win over A's

    Posted 9:47 PM 6/28/2015 by The Associated Press

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Jeremy Guthrie struck out a season-high seven batters in six innings and Salvador Perez homered to help the Kansas City Royals complete a three-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 5-3 victory on Sunday.

    Omar Infante hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run (More)

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    Carlos Martinez helps Cardinals rally past Marlins 4-3

    Carlos Martinez helps Cardinals rally past Marlins 4-3

    Posted 9:12 PM 6/23/2015 by The Associated Press

    MIAMI (AP) - Right-hander Carlos Martinez shook off a slow start and a fastball that hit him in the right shoulder to pitch seven innings, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Tuesday.

    Martinez (8-3) trailed 3-0 after 1 1-3 innings before settling down. He retired the (More)

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    Royals continue to dominate AL All-Star Voting

    Royals continue to dominate AL All-Star Voting

    Posted 5:10 PM 6/22/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - With 10 days remaining in the 2015 Major League Baseball All-Star Game voting, the Kansas City Royals quest to become the team with the highest number of starters in history stayed on course after MLB's update of American League votes.

    The Royals are currently projected to (More)

  • Baseball

    Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

    Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

    Posted 5:16 PM 6/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers with his 476th home run, and the Boston Red Sox banged out 13 extra-base hits Sunday in a 13-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals.

    Hanley Ramirez hit his team-best 15th homer and Mookie Betts also went deep for the Red Sox, who (More)

  • Baseball

    Morgan wins big league debut, leads Phils past Wacha, Cards

    Morgan wins big league debut, leads Phils past Wacha, Cards

    Posted 5:14 PM 6/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Adam Morgan won his major league debut in surprising style, outpitching Michael Wacha and leading the Philadelphia Phillies past the St. Louis Cardinals 9-2 Sunday.

    Winless in the minors this year, Morgan (1-0) allowed one run and six hits in 5 2-3 innings, striking six (More)

  • News

    Two MU athletes injured in Highway 63 accident

    Posted 3:04 PM 6/21/2015 by Chris Gothner and Berkeley Lovelace Jr., KOMU 8 Reporters

    BOONE COUNTY - The Missouri State Highway Patrol confirms that two MU athletes, football player Harold Brantley and basketball player Madeleine Stock, are the victims involved in the single-car crash on Highway 63 Sunday afternoon.

    According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the (More)

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