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Royals staying hungry for World Series title
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How devoted are the Royals to getting back to the World Series? They won't even eat cheeseburgers. Manager Ned Yost brought up the example in response to yet another question about whether this year's club will enter the season simply satisfied it got t…Upvote Share Tweet
Tight end Anthony Fasano was released by the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday, saving the club about $2 million against their salary cap.Upvote Share Tweet
Sure-handed infielder Ellis retires at 37MLB.com Feb 25 (yesterday)Second baseman Mark Ellis is retiring from baseball, according to a report by the San Francisco Chronicle. The 37-year-old Ellis, a ninth-round selection of the Royals in the 1999 First-Year Player Draft, played 12 years in the Majors with the A's, Rock…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Chiefs likely to ask Mike DeVito to take a pay cutprofootballtalk.com Feb 25 (yesterday)It’s the time of year when teams offer players the option to take a pay cut or get cut and it looks like defensive end Mike DeVito will be weighing those options in Kansas City. DeVito missed 15 games last season after tearing his Achilles in the season…Upvote Share Tweet
Gordon swings for first time since surgery without issueMLB.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)After playing long toss on Monday -- Alex Gordon's first attempt at throwing since his wrist surgery in December -- the Royals' outfielder says he awoke Tuesday morning with no discomfort whatsoever.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)There will be an AFC West flavor to Tuesday’s edition of PFT Live. The Chargers and Chiefs were two of the teams to finish just outside of the playoffs in the AFC in 2014 and we’ll be taking a look at what they need to do in the offseason to finish a bi…Upvote Share Tweet
Starling sharpening offensive, mental parts of gameMLB.com Feb 23 (3 days ago)Royals' prospect Bubba Starling seeks to improve his game by learning from his struggles in the Minors.Upvote Share Tweet
Volquez aiming to help bolster Royals' rotationMLB.com Feb 22 (4 days ago)Right-hander Edinson Volquez was signed by the Royals essentially to replace James Shields. But Volquez doesn't want to put that kind of pressure on himself, saying he likes to keep it simple.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Feb 21 (6 days ago)Clearly on the bubble to make the Royals' bullpen, Louis Coleman is out of options, meaning if he doesn't make the team, he cannot be sent to Triple-A, thus making him a candidate to be designated for assignment.Upvote Share Tweet
Collins trying to build on last season's positive finishMLB.com Feb 21 (6 days ago)There were a lot of reasons to just forget about 2014 for Tim Collins, but the Royals left-hander is ready to build on his strong finish.Upvote Share Tweet
Duffy wears new look, raises expectationsMLB.com Feb 20 (6 days ago)The new-look Danny Duffy, sporting a heavy beard and a curly hairdo, arrived for the first official workout for Royals pitchers and catchers on Friday.Upvote Share Tweet
Hosmer: Two-year deal a no-brainerMLB.com Feb 20 (6 days ago)Eric Hosmer admitted he was fretting somewhat about possibly having to sit through an arbitration hearing, but those nerves were quickly settled with the Royals' offer of a two-year deal.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 20 (6 days ago)INDIANAPOLIS -- I'm going to suspend my NFL scouting combine coverage temporarily to weigh in on this no good, horrible, very bad news that the Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers might be moving to Los Angeles. One of the joys of following the Kansa…Upvote Share Tweet
Finnegan's role up for debate at start of campMLB.com Feb 20 (7 days ago)Brandon Finnegan surprised many observers last season when, just months after being drafted in the first round out of TCU, he was called up in September and pressed into fairly high-leverage situations with the Royals. Entering camp, a question remains …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 20 (7 days ago)INDIANAPOLIS – Dorial Green-Beckham wasn’t the only wide receiver who could be available to the Kansas City Chiefs with the 18th pick of this year’s draft who answered media questions at the combine. Ohio State’s Devin Smith and Michigan’s Devin Funches…Upvote Share Tweet
John Dorsey: I envision Justin Houston as a Chief next yearprofootballtalk.com Feb 20 (7 days ago)The Chiefs met with linebacker Justin Houston’s representatives at the combine in Indianapolis this week and General Manager John Dorsey indicated Thursday that there will be many more conversations between the two sides in the near future. Some of thos…Upvote Share Tweet
Royals sign Morales to Minors dealMLB.com Feb 19The Royals added to their pitching depth on Thursday, signing Franklin Morales to a Minor League deal with an invite to Major League Spring Training.Upvote Share Tweet
Royals, all six 2014 division winners report to camp todayMLB.com Feb 19It's getting more and more real by the day. Today brings 13 more teams to their Spring Training complexes as pitchers and catchers continue to report, which means there will be 18 clubs in business and only 12 more to arrive through the weekend.Upvote Share Tweet
GM John Dorsey addresses Justin Houston, Dwayne Bowe, Tamba HaliESPN.com Feb 19INDIANAPOLIS -- I had the chance to pull Kansas City Chiefs general manager John Dorsey aside at the NFL combine and ask him about linebackers Justin Houston and Tamba Hali and wide receiver Dwayne Bowe. Regarding Houston, I asked whether the Chiefs wou…Upvote Share Tweet
Andy Reid: A.J. Jenkins “just learning”profootballtalk.com Feb 19The Chiefs parted ways with wide receiver A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday, closing the books on his two-season tenure in Kansas City. Asked Wednesday about Jenkins, Kansas City head coach Andy Reid indicated the 2012 first-round pick was a work-in-progress. “AJ…Upvote Share Tweet
Laurent Duvernay-Tardif figures in Chiefs' OL plansESPN.com Feb 19INDIANAPOLIS – Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is a name that many Kansas City Chiefs fans have already forgotten. No reason to recall it last year, really. Duvernay-Tardif, an offensive lineman and a sixth-round draft pick last year, didn’t get into a single g…Upvote Share Tweet
Andy Reid decides to take a knee, an artificial oneprofootballtalk.com Feb 19Chiefs coach Andy Reid has a knee. A new one, specifically. Reid’s never one to talk much about injuries, but it was hard to avoid the topic when he took to the podium with a cane yesterday at the NFL Scouting Combine. “All right, so we’ve only got one …Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs Make Moves To Improve At ReceiverFeb 23ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says the team made the right decision to release a pair of receivers and discusses the Chiefs' future with Dwayne Bowe.
To Tag Or Not To Tag?Feb 19ESPN Broncos reporter Jeff Legwold, Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher and Raiders reporter Bill Williamson discuss contract, franchise tag, personnel and draft decisions to be made around the AFC West.
Weather-Based Promotion Nets Fans Cheap TicketsFeb 17Wilmington Blue Rocks general manager Chris Kemple discusses the weather-based promotion that resulted in his team selling tickets for 4 cents each.
Draft Is Huge For ChiefsFeb 11ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says the team will need to get a lot out of their possible 11 draft picks and the combine is key.
Watch liveFeb 26Phil Jackson is in the arena tonight for the Nebraska-Ohio State game on ESPN, likely to get a look at the Buckeyes' D'Angelo Russell, currently No. 4...
ESPN NowFeb 26S Mike Mitchell's restructuring will save the Steelers more than $2.4M of cap room, a source tells ESPN's John Clayton. Mitchell converted a $2M roste...
ESPN NowFeb 25Some within the Chicago organization cling to hope that a Derrick Rose return in the six-week range is feasible, sources told ESPN's Marc Stein. But t...
ESPN NowFeb 25Patrick Kane will miss at least 24 calendar days. He could reportedly be out as much as 10 weeks and miss the start of the postseason, meaning the Bla...