| Nov 16, 2013
| 3:20 PM
It should be, it seems, a simple matter for clubs to set their rosters in order to prevent losing players they wish to retain next month in the Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings.
As Royals general manager Dayton Moore noted: "The main thing you want to...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:47 PM
We may have great news for Jacksonville Jags fans. Yes, both of you.
(Lordy, that was cheap.)
Anyway, here's the news based on some scientific studies. (FYI: A "scientific study" differs from an ordinary poll in one significant way: A "scientific...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 8:50 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- After starting quarterback Jeff Driskel was lost to a season-ending ankle injury, Tyler Murphy led No. 19 Florida to five scores in a somewhat ugly game, helping the Gators open Southeastern Conference play with a 31-17 victory over...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Bruce Chen worked five innings and Salvador Perez doubled home two runs and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Wednesday night.
Chen was pulled in the sixth after giving up a single to Michael Bourn and walking Nick Swisher to...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 7:15 PM
Prince Fielder was thrown out at home plate to end the game, preserving Ervin Santana's impressive outing and leading the Kansas City Royals to a 1-0 victory Saturday over the Detroit Tigers.
The play at the plate helped the Royals gain ground on the...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Felix Hernandez lost his fourth straight start and Will Smith struck out a career high eight to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Monday.
The Mariners left-hander hasn't lost four straight starts since 2008. He also left...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 10:07 PM
Soccer--Premier League, Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham, 7:25 a.m. (NBCSN); Premier League, Hull at Chelsea, 9:55 a.m. (NBCSN)
Motosports--MotoGP Moto3, 10 a.m. (FS1); Moto GP Moto2, 11a.m. (FS1); MotoGP World Championship, 1 p.m....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:32 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City’s James Shields is accustomed to pitching in close games this season.
He kept his team in the game until the Royals were able to break through late.
Shields was sharp for 7-1/3 innings, Alex Gordon had three RBIs,...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Tennis--U.S. Open, Noon and 6 p.m. (ESPN2)
Soccer--UEFA Champions League, Plzen at Maribor, 1:30 p.m. (FXSP); UEFA Champions League, Eindhoven at AC Milan, 1:30 p.m. (FS1)
Sailing--Louis Vuitton Cup, Finals, Races 11 and 12, same-day...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 1:47 PM
The Kansas City Royals have put outfielder Lorenzo Cain on the 15-day disabled list because of a pulled left oblique.
The Royals made the move Saturday before playing Boston.
Cain was hurt while taking batting practice Friday. He is hitting .261...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 3:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — When Manny Machado steps in for his first at-bat Friday night against the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park, it will mark the one-year anniversary of his major league debut.
It may seem like Machado has been in an Orioles uniform...