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Sports Briefing | Baseball: Deal for Royals and Mike Moustakas

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Deal for Royals and Mike Moustakas

nytimes.com MLB.com Updated Feb 12 (yesterday)
The Kansas City Royals and third baseman Mike Moustakas agreed to a two-year, $14.3 million contract.
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  • Extra Bases: Every Team Has a Chance (Until the Season Starts)

    Extra Bases: Every Team Has a Chance (Until the Season Starts)

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    As pitchers and catchers report to Florida and Arizona, here is the column nobody wants to read: a doomsday scenario, just below the cheery surface, that could thwart each team’s high hopes.
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  • Inbox: Is the next HOF-bound Royals player on the roster?

    Inbox: Is the next HOF-bound Royals player on the roster?

    MLB.com Feb 11 (yesterday)
    Royals fans once again delivered some terrific questions for the latest inbox. Pitchers and catchers report a week from today, so let's get to it.
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  • Duane Brown off crutches in recovery from torn quad

    Duane Brown off crutches in recovery from torn quad

    profootballtalk.com Feb 11 (yesterday)
    The Texans played without left tackle Duane Brown in their playoff loss to the Chiefs last month after Brown tore his quadriceps in the regular season finale. While his presence probably would not have been enough to overcome the team’s poor play at qua…
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  • RG III to the Chiefs? Now this one makes a lot of sense

    RG III to the Chiefs? Now this one makes a lot of sense

    ESPN.com Feb 11 (yesterday)
    RG III to the Chiefs? Now this one makes a lot of sense
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  • Broncos should consider exclusive version of franchise tag for …

    Broncos should consider exclusive version of franchise tag for Von Miller

    profootballtalk.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)
    Last year, after the Chiefs applied the non-exclusive franchise tag to linebacker Justin Houston, speculation emerged that a team would gladly give up a pair of first-round picks as compensation for signing him to an offer sheet that Kansas City wouldn’…
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  • KC wants starters to go far despite great 'pen

    KC wants starters to go far despite great 'pen

    MLB.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    Within days of the Royals winning the World Series over the Mets last November, general manager Dayton Moore already was looking toward the 2016 season.
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  • Report: Browns lied to cover up for drunk Johnny Manziel

    Report: Browns lied to cover up for drunk Johnny Manziel

    yahoo.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    Three days after Johnny Manziel started his team's Week 16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, the Cleveland Browns placed Manziel in concussion protocol after he showed up to the team facility complaining of concussion-like symptoms. Manziel was declared o…
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  • KC extends agreement with Rookie-level Burlington

    KC extends agreement with Rookie-level Burlington

    MLB.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    The Royals have confirmed they are extending their agreement with their Rookie-level affiliate in Burlington, N.C., through the 2020 season.
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  • Royals to hold two World Series ceremonies, force Mets to watch

    Royals to hold two World Series ceremonies, force Mets to watch

    yahoo.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    It apparently wasn't enough for the Kansas City Royals to make the New York Mets watch them celebrate winning the World Series at Citi Field after pulling off a thrilling comeback win in Game 5 last November. The Royals are going to have not one, but tw…
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  • Clark Hunt says Chiefs are close to being championship caliber

    Clark Hunt says Chiefs are close to being championship caliber

    ESPN.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)
    Clark Hunt says Chiefs are close to being championship caliber
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  • Royals exemplify evolved bullpen usage

    Royals exemplify evolved bullpen usage

    MLB.com Feb 8 (5 days ago)
    The role of the reliever has undergone a major transformation during the expansion era, particularly during the last two decades. Bullpens are pitching more innings than ever, even though individual relievers aren't.
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  • Astros have 3 eyeing rebound '16 seasons

    Astros have 3 eyeing rebound '16 seasons

    MLB.com Feb 8 (5 days ago)
    The Astros will hit the field at Osceola County Stadium next week for the start of their final Spring Training in Kissimmee, Fla., with much anticipation. The team is coming off its first playoff berth in 10 years and was six outs away from eliminating …
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  • Five Royals poised for bounceback 2016 seasons

    Five Royals poised for bounceback 2016 seasons

    MLB.com Feb 8 (5 days ago)
    It's almost time for pitchers and catchers to report (Feb. 18). To get Royals fans into the spirit, we start our Spring Training preview series. Today's first installment is called "On the Rebound," and it examines those Royals who will be loo…
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  • See you on September 8

    See you on September 8

    profootballtalk.com Feb 7 (5 days ago)
    The 2015 season is over. Which means that it’s time to start thinking about the 2016 season. The 2016 season will begin on Thursday, September 8 in Denver. And the Broncos will be hosting one of eight potential opponents: the Chargers, Raiders, Chiefs, …
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  • Peters the easy pick as AP Defensive Rookie of the Year

    Peters the easy pick as AP Defensive Rookie of the Year

    profootballtalk.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)
    Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters was named the AP Defensive Rookie of the Year Saturday night. The honor going to Peters is not a surprise. He tied for the NFL lead with eight interceptions and returned two of them for touchdowns for a Chiefs team that w…
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  • Eric Berry named comeback player of the year

    Eric Berry named comeback player of the year

    profootballtalk.com nytimes.com Feb 6 (6 days ago)
    After a journey that took him from chemotherapy to the Pro Bowl, Chiefs safety Eric Berry has been named the NFL’s comeback player of the year. Berry, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 but made the Pro Bowl in 2015, received the comeback player awar…
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  • Kelce: Signing long-term deal in KC “felt natural”

    Kelce: Signing long-term deal in KC “felt natural”

    Last week, Travis Kelce was in Hawaii while his representation and the Chiefs finalized a contract extension that will bring him more than $20 million in guaranteed money. So, Kelce made sure to take some time out of his rigorous Pro Bowl preparation to…
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  • Willie Wood Made the Most Memorable Play of Super Bowl I. He Ha…

    Willie Wood Made the Most Memorable Play of Super Bowl I. He Has No Recollection.

    nytimes.com Feb 4
    Wood’s interception of a pass by Chiefs quarterback Len Dawson helped the Packers win the title. In the five decades since, Wood’s and Dawson’s lives have taken divergent paths.
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  • Gomes off to Japan after Royals' World Series run

    Gomes off to Japan after Royals' World Series run

    ESPN.com Feb 3
    Gomes off to Japan after Royals' World Series run
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  • Report: Chiefs ramping up extension talks with Eric Berry

    Report: Chiefs ramping up extension talks with Eric Berry

    The Chiefs have several impending free agents on their defense this offseason and it looks like safety Eric Berry is one of the ones they want to work on re-signing early in the process. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Chiefs are “ramping up”…
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  • Royals release RHP Coleman

    Royals release RHP Coleman

    MLB.com Feb 3
    The Royals officially released right-hander Louis Coleman on Wednesday.
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  • The NFL Is Screwing The World Out Of Watching The Only Known Co…

    The NFL Is Screwing The World Out Of Watching The Only Known Copy Of Super Bowl I

    deadspin.com Feb 2
    In January the NFL Network broadcast the first ever replay of Super Bowl I, contested 49 years ago between the NFL’s Green Bay Packers and AFL’s Kansas City Chiefs. But as the league’s press release notes, it wasn’t a replay of the original broadcast. I…
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  • Soria's loyal heart never left Kansas City

    Soria's loyal heart never left Kansas City

    MLB.com Feb 2
    One of general manager Dayton Moore's first priorities when he joined the Royals in 2006 was to build a shutdown bullpen. For more than four years, right-hander Joakim Soria was the man who protected those leads.
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  • With odds stacked against Royals, they win anyway

    With odds stacked against Royals, they win anyway

    MLB.com Feb 1
    With the Royals coming off an AL pennant in 2014, only to have the computer predict they wouldn't even finish at .500 the following season, the team probably shouldn't have anticipated a whole lot of input love after winning the World Series in 2015.
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  • Royals unveil tremendous billboard commemorating World Series w…

    Royals unveil tremendous billboard commemorating World Series win

    yahoo.com Feb 1
    In case you needed a reminder, baseball season is approaching quickly. Teams report to camp in less than a month, and spring training games will be played before you know it. [Elsewhere: The White Sox gave Chris Sale a ring for setting the franchise str…
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  • Video - Kelce ready for reality dating show 03:03

    Kelce ready for reality dating show

    Feb 12
    Travis Kelce stops by SportsCenter to discuss his new dating reality show and answers some of the questions on the application to be on the show.
  • Video - Kelce happy to be staying with Chiefs 02:10

    Kelce happy to be staying with Chiefs

    Feb 12
    Travis Kelce discusses his contract extension with the Chiefs and how close Kansas City is to competing for a championship.
  • Video - Chiefs will have to earn AFC West championship 01:30

    Chiefs will have to earn AFC West championship

    Feb 10
    ESPN NFL Nation Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says Kansas City will have to catch Denver because the Broncos aren't coming back to the pack.
  • Video - Kelce must make new contract with Chiefs work 00:52

    Kelce must make new contract with Chiefs work

    Feb 3
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says Kansas City has committed to Travis Kelce in a big way and now he needs to live up to his new contract.