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Athlete of the Week: Zach Thomas

Posted: 08/27/2014 - WICHITA, Kan. -- You can probably find most 9 year-olds at a local playground looking forward to their next field trip. But for Zach Thomas, he's at Wichita Airstrike training for a trip to Italy.

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Royals option Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas

Posted: 08/27/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Royals optioned reliever Aaron Crow to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to open up a roster spot for right-hander Liam Hendriks to make a spot start Wednesday night against Minnesota.

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Thunder release 2014-15 schedule

Posted: 08/27/2014 - The Wichita Thunder of the Central Hockey League, powered by Toyota, announced today their 2014-15 regular season schedule, which will feature a stand-alone home opener on Saturday, October 25th against the defending champion Allen Americans.

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HS Preview: Goddard Eisenhower

Posted: 08/26/2014 - Goddard Eisenhower opens the season September 5th against the Andover Trojans. After a 2-7 season, the Tigers look for improvement with the most leadership on the offensive line and defensive side of the ball.

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Gordon's 2-run homer in 9th gives Royals 2-1 win

Posted: 08/26/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.

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Chiefs' Smith remains unconcerned about contract

Posted: 08/26/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith said Tuesday that he has not given any thought to breaking off negotiations on a long-term contract, though that remains a distinct possibility with the start of the regular season just a week away.

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Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

Posted: 08/25/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Derek Jeter drove in two runs in his final scheduled trip to Kauffman Stadium, backing a sharp outing from Michael Pineda and helping the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

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K-State could use running back by committee

Posted: 08/25/2014 - The graduations of three-year starter John Hubert and longtime backup Robert Rose have left a massive void for the Wildcats in the offensive backfield.

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Chiefs announce first round of cuts

Posted: 08/25/2014 - The Kansas City Chiefs announced Monday the release of 11 players. Additionally, the team has placed safety Sanders Commings on injured reserve.

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Rangers avoid sweep with 3-1 win over Royals

Posted: 08/24/2014 - ARLINGTON, Texas -- Scott Baker won as a starter for the first time in more than three years and the Texas Rangers beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 3-1 on Sunday to avoid a series sweep.

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Bradford out for season with ACL tear

Posted: 08/24/2014 - ST. LOUIS -- St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford has a torn ACL in his left knee for the second straight year and is out for the season, according to multiple reports

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Bishop Carroll preview

Posted: 08/23/2014 - WICHITA, Kan. -- The Bishop Carroll football team is coming off an undefeated regular season and nearly rode that momentum to a 5A State Title last year.

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Logano edged Keselowski for first win at Bristol

Posted: 08/23/2014 - BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Joey Logano surged past Matt Kenseth with 44 laps to go and won for the first time in his career at Bristol Motor Speedway, foiling Kenseth's gambling attempt to secure a spot in NASCAR's playoffs.

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United's flurry of 1st-half goals stuns KC 3-0

Posted: 08/23/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- D.C. United shocked Sporting Kansas City with three first-half goals in an eight-minute span for a 3-0 victory on Saturday night in a matchup of the top teams in the MLS Eastern Conference.

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Cassel leads Vikings to 30-12 win over Kansas City

Posted: 08/23/2014 - KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Vikings' Matt Cassel threw for 152 yards and a touchdown in his return to Kansas City, and Minnesota rolled to a 30-12 victory over the Chiefs in a preseason game Saturday night.

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Guthrie overcomes 1st pitch HR, Royals beat Texas

Posted: 08/23/2014 - ARLINGTON, Texas -- Jeremy Guthrie gave up a home run on his first pitch and not much else, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Texas Rangers 6-3 Saturday night for their 24th win in 30 games.

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Nuts shut door on roster with addition of Sattler

Posted: 08/23/2014 - WICHITA, Kan. -- On the final day before American Association playoff rosters had to be set, the Wichita Wingnuts pulled off one more deal that should help them exponentially in close contests.

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Wingnuts’ ace Link has contract purchased by Marlins

Posted: 08/23/2014 - WICHITA, Kan. -- The Wichita Wingnuts’ top starter Jon Link did not make his scheduled start on Friday in Laredo when the team clinched the South Division title. However, his scratched outing was not due to injury or any negative information at all. Instead, the former Major Leaguer found out that he was having his contract purchased by the Miami Marlins.

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