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Chiefs impressed with effort from diverse CB Tremon Smith

Chiefs impressed with effort from diverse CB Tremon Smith

The Kansas City Chiefs will face the Atlanta Falcons on Friday at Mercedes Benz Stadium. One player Chiefs coaches will have their eye on during the game is cornerback Tremon Smith. Smith was drafted by the Chiefs in 2018 and has impressed coaches throughout camp. ... Continue Reading
Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series

Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 after a long rain delay Thursday night to split their four-game series.Royals relievers Brian Flynn, Kevin McCarthy, Brandon Maurer and Wily Peralta shut down the Blue Jays on three hits over the… ... Continue Reading
Chiefs, Falcons square off in second preseason game

Chiefs, Falcons square off in second preseason game

After a disappointing preseason opener, the Kansas City Chiefs look to rebound against the Atlanta Falcons.  ... Continue Reading
Chiefs vs. Falcons: Three things to watch

Chiefs vs. Falcons: Three things to watch

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) After a 10-6 season that included an AFC West championship and head coach Andy Reid’s fifth-straight season with at least nine wins, it should come as no surprise that Chiefs fans were ready for football to come out of hibernation last week -- even if only for a preseason game.Kansas City’s… ... Continue Reading
Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5

Granderson's grand slam leads Jays past Royals 6-5

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam, Marco Estrada pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night.Jorge Lopez (0-2), who was making his Royals debut after being acquired July 27 from Milwaukee as part of the Mike Moustakas trade, threw… ... Continue Reading
Takeaways from Chiefs Training Camp: One-on-one with QB Patrick Mahomes

Takeaways from Chiefs Training Camp: One-on-one with QB Patrick Mahomes

Chiefs Training Camp is a wrap and quarterback Patrick Mahomes is ready for more playing time. Will he get it in the second preseason game? KCTV5’s Dani Welniak tells us next. ... Continue Reading
Sporting KC defender Jimmy Medranda to miss rest of 2018 season with knee injury

Sporting KC defender Jimmy Medranda to miss rest of 2018 season with knee injury

KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) Sporting Kansas City announced Wednesday that defender Jimmy Medranda will miss the remainder of the 2018 season due to a knee injury.On Friday, Medranda had exploratory surgery that revealed a cartilage defect in his left knee. He will undergo further surgery to repair the injury and is expected to be sidelined for… ... Continue Reading
Royals send Terrance Gore to Cubs for cash considerations

Royals send Terrance Gore to Cubs for cash considerations

KANSAS CITY, MO (HOMERUNKC) The Kansas City Royals traded away another fan-favorite from their run to back-to-back World Series appearances on Wednesday.In a tweet, the team announced it had traded speedy outfielder Terrance Gore to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations.Gore was drafted by the Royals in the 20th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.The… ... Continue Reading
Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5

Pillar homers in 8th to lift Blue Jays over Royals 6-5

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) Kevin Pillar hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Tuesday night.Blaine Boyer (2-1) retired his first two batters before walking Aledmys Diaz and backing Pillar into an 0-2 count. Pillar hit the next pitch… ... Continue Reading
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson weighs in on NFL protests

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson weighs in on NFL protests

ST JOSEPH, MO (KCTV) Missouri's governor said Tuesday that he does not agree with NFL players who protest during the national anthem, but he supports their right to do so.Governor Mike Parson addressed the controversy at Chiefs Training Camp during Military Appreciation Day.“We all have individual freedoms in this country,”Parson told reporters. “It's not something… ... Continue Reading
Chiefs offensive line has crucial job in protecting Pat

Chiefs offensive line has crucial job in protecting Pat

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) The talk all offseason surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs has been the way general manager Brett Veach's front office has surrounded young quarterback Patrick Mahomes II with the weapons to succeed.They already had speedster Tyreek Hill and tight end Travis Kelce. They brought in Kareem Hunt in last year's draft and… ... Continue Reading
Royals spoil Reid-Foley's debut, beat Blue Jays 3-1

Royals spoil Reid-Foley's debut, beat Blue Jays 3-1

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) Ryan O'Hearn homered and drove in a career-high three runs, Brad Keller threw seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night to spoil Sean Reid-Foley's major league debut.Reid-Foley (0-1) was removed after 97 pitches and five innings, allowing three runs, six hits… ... Continue Reading
Former Royals reliever Hochevar to retire, MLB.com report says

Former Royals reliever Hochevar to retire, MLB.com report says

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) Former Kansas City Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar announced his retirement Monday evening. In an interview with MLB.com, Hochevar said he has been unable to throw without pain after injuring his neck and shoulder two years ago. "There was just no way," Hochevar said to MLB.com. "That was it. I got up to the… ... Continue Reading
Royals place pitcher Danny Duffy on the 10-day DL

Royals place pitcher Danny Duffy on the 10-day DL

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy has been placed on the 10-day disabled list. The Royals, with the available roster spot, called up Glenn Sparkman from Omaha. The team said Monday that Duffy has an injury to his left shoulder impingement. Duffy was ejected in his latest start that happened over the weekend against the… ... Continue Reading
Chiefs lose pair of starters to injuries in practice

Chiefs lose pair of starters to injuries in practice

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) Kansas City Chiefs right guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif left practice Sunday to be evaluated for a concussion, while defensive tackle Xavier Williams and running back Damien Williams also left early.The Chiefs said Xavier Williams had a stinger and Damien Williams hurt his shoulder.Eric Berry did not participate in practice after skipping the… ... Continue Reading
Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

Koepka holds off Woods to win PGA Championship

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with machine-like precision to go with his back-to-back U.S. Open titles.And it still felt — and sounded — like he was playing second billing to Tiger Woods.With roars for Woods unheard anywhere this side of Augusta National, Koepka… ... Continue Reading
Former Chiefs wide receiver says he has more freedom to protest with new team

Former Chiefs wide receiver says he has more freedom to protest with new team

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) Former Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Albert Wilson said his new team gives him more freedom to protest during the National Anthem. Now playing for the Miami Dolphins, Wilson took a knee during the National Anthem Thursday evening. In comments to local media in South Florida, Wilson said he feels more free to… ... Continue Reading
FINAL: Chiefs fall to Texans 17-10 in opening game of preseason

FINAL: Chiefs fall to Texans 17-10 in opening game of preseason

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) Patrick Mahomes finished 5 of 7 for 33 yards on two drives in the Kansas City Chiefs' 17-10 loss to the Houston Texans in the preseason opener for both teams on Thursday night.Houston's Deshaun Watson, who's coming back from a torn ACL, was used sparingly. He threw only one pass —… ... Continue Reading