Source: Royals, Hamilton agree to $5.25M contract

Baseball 12/10/18, 15:19

The Kansas City Royals and speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton have agreed to a $5.25 million contract for next season that includes up to $1 million in incentives, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Monday.The Royals hope that spacious Kauffman Stadium will allow Hamilton to better ...

Chiefs owner: Patrick Mahomes ‘always gives you a chance’

Football 12/10/18, 13:39

In an otherwise empty Kansas City Chiefs locker room, long after they had rallied to beat the Ravens in overtime and clinch a playoff berth, chairman Clark Hunt was asked what makes this year's team different than all those that suffered postseason letdowns.His answer was refreshingly simple and candid: Patrick ...

Jackson sustains ankle injury in OT loss to Chiefs

Football 12/09/18, 19:07

The Kansas City Chiefs finally tracked down Lamar Jackson when it mattered most.After watching the elusive Ravens quarterback scoot all over the field Sunday, Justin Houston and Dee Ford combined on an overtime sack that left Jackson holding his ankle. He then had to watch from the sideline as Robert ...

Butker’s OT field goal lifts Chiefs past Ravens, 27-24

Football 12/09/18, 16:45

Harrison Butker atoned for a 43-yard miss as time expired with a 36-yard field goal in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs stopped the Baltimore Ravens on fourth down to clinch a playoff spot with a 27-24 victory Sunday.The Chiefs (10-2) twice converted on fourth down before Patrick Mahomes threw ...

Update: Trump outlines federal resources to fight crime

Politics 12/07/18, 13:58

The Latest on President Donald Trump's address to the national conference on crime prevention, Project Safe Neighborhoods. (all times local):1:55 p.m.President Donald Trump is telling a law enforcement conference in Missouri how his administration is giving them the resources to do their jobs.Trump says there are more than 200 new ...

Trump in Missouri to address national conference on crime

Politics 12/07/18, 13:04

President Donald Trump is in Missouri to address a national conference on crime.Trump is delivering the closing address Friday at the 2018 Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. The meeting is sponsored by the Justice Department.President Donald Trump arrives at Kansas City International Airport in Kansas City, ...

Chris Owings, Royals agree to $3M, 1-year contract

Sports 12/06/18, 17:11

Chris Owings has agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, five days after the utilityman was cut loose by Arizona.Owings can earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances as part of the deal announced Wednesday: $50,000 each for 325 and each ...

Ravens aim to use ball-control offense to slow down Chiefs

Football 12/06/18, 16:18

Lamar Jackson knows that he will play a big part in stopping the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs offense when he leads the Baltimore Ravens into Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday.He won't make a tackle, though, or cause a fumble or intercept a pass.That's because stopping Patrick Mahomes and Co. begins with ...

High-flying Chiefs, Ravens stingy defense ready for showdown

Football 12/06/18, 13:20

Andy Reid has always been considered an offensive-minded head coach, whether it's because he played along the offensive line in college or tutored the likes of Brett Favre once he reached the NFL.So his response wasn't all that surprising this week when the Chiefs coach was asked who generally comes ...

Beyond The Cake: Wedding desserts trend toward fun, variety

Business 12/04/18, 09:30

While the big, traditional wedding cake shows no signs of going away, many couples are also including an array of sweet little bites at their receptions.It's an opportunity for newlyweds to show who they are, says Jennifer Cress, digital director at Martha Stewart Weddings."We're seeing many couples include sweets that ...

Chiefs move on from Hunt with crucial win in Oakland

Football 12/03/18, 14:42

The Kansas City Chiefs didn't have much time between the moment Kareem Hunt walked off the practice field to the moment they boarded an airplane without him for their trip to Oakland.It was about 24 hours in all.Yet the stunning downfall of their top running back hardly set the Chiefs ...

Kareem Hunt admits to lying to Chiefs about hotel assault

Sports 12/02/18, 12:27

Running back Kareem Hunt acknowledged lying to the Kansas City Chiefs about his role in a February assault in a Cleveland hotel that ultimately led to his release this week.During a live interview with ESPN on Sunday, the NFL's reigning rushing champion also said that league officials never spoke to ...

Chiefs set for Oakland game while Hunt wonders what’s next

Sports 12/01/18, 13:01

Kareem Hunt went from the Kansas City Chiefs' practice field to looking for a job in about six hours, a spectacular fall for the NFL's reigning rushing champion.The Pro Bowl running back had been preparing for a game at Oakland when, unbeknownst to him, a months-old video surfaced online. The ...

Chiefs RB Hunt appears headed to NFL exempt list

Sports 11/30/18, 19:35

Kareem Hunt's status with the Kansas City Chiefs was in limbo Friday night after video surfaced of the reigning NFL rushing champion striking a woman during an incident at a Cleveland hotel.Police were called to the scene during the Feb. 10 incident, but no charges were filed. The video published ...

Timbers beat Sporting KC 3-2 to earn MLS Cup trip

Sports 11/30/18, 00:00

Diego Valeri scored a pair of goals, including one in stoppage time, and Portland beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 on Thursday night to advance to MLS Cup for the second time in four years.Sebastian Blanco also scored in the second half for Portland, which didn't even need Valeri's clinching goal. ...

Bangladeshi man facing deportation gets reprieve until 2022

U.S. 11/28/18, 12:37

The case against a Kansas man who is fighting deportation to his native Bangladesh will go on until at least 2022.Syed Jamal, of Lawrence, had the first hearing on his recently reopened case Tuesday in Immigration Court in Kansas City, Missouri. The Lawrence Journal-World reports Judge Glen Baker said he ...

Hundreds of flights canceled as Midwest braces for snowstorm

U.S. 11/25/18, 14:15

A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year."It's going to be messy," said ...

Matheny hired by Royals; possible successor to Yost?

Sports 11/23/18, 15:11

Mike Matheny has been hired by Kansas City as a special adviser for player development, putting the former St. Louis Cardinals manager in position as a possible successor to Royals manager Ned Yost.The 64-year-old Yost has managed the Royals since 2010 and led the team to the 2015 World Series ...

Chiefs head into much-needed bye in search of a breather

Football 11/23/18, 11:51

It has been a whirlwind first 11 weeks for the Kansas City Chiefs, filled with record-setting performances, high-scoring losses and the emergence of first-year starter Patrick Mahomes as one of the brightest young quarterbacks in the NFL.It's also been an exhausting 11 weeks. And a pause is coming at a ...

Texas Tech tops Nebraska to win Hall of Fame Classic

Sports 11/21/18, 00:20

Texas Tech made every possession a grind, fought for every loose ball, dominated in the paint and imposed its will on Nebraska in a throwback to the old days of the rough-and-tumble Big 12.All that fight produced a title in the Hall of Fame Classic.Jarrett Culver finished with 26 points, ...

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