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The Kansas City Royals and third baseman Mike Moustakas agreed to a two-year, $14.3 million contract.Share Tweet
Extra Bases: Every Team Has a Chance (Until the Season Starts)nytimes.com 7 hours agoAs 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.Share Tweet
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.Share Tweet
Duane Brown off crutches in recovery from torn quadprofootballtalk.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…Share Tweet
RG III to the Chiefs? Now this one makes a lot of senseESPN.com Feb 11 (yesterday)RG III to the Chiefs? Now this one makes a lot of senseShare Tweetprofootballtalk.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’…Share Tweet
KC wants starters to go far despite great 'penMLB.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.Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweet
KC extends agreement with Rookie-level BurlingtonMLB.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.Share Tweetyahoo.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…Share Tweet
Clark Hunt says Chiefs are close to being championship caliberESPN.com Feb 9 (4 days ago)Clark Hunt says Chiefs are close to being championship caliberShare Tweet
Royals exemplify evolved bullpen usageThe 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.Share Tweet
Astros have 3 eyeing rebound '16 seasonsThe 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 …Share Tweet
Five Royals poised for bounceback 2016 seasonsIt'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…Share Tweet
See you on September 8profootballtalk.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, …Share Tweet
Peters the easy pick as AP Defensive Rookie of the Yearprofootballtalk.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…Share TweetAfter 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…Share Tweet
Kelce: Signing long-term deal in KC “felt natural”profootballtalk.com Feb 5Last 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…Share Tweet
Willie Wood Made the Most Memorable Play of Super Bowl I. He Has No Recollection.nytimes.com Feb 4Wood’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.Share TweetESPN.com Feb 3Gomes off to Japan after Royals' World Series runShare Tweet
Report: Chiefs ramping up extension talks with Eric Berryprofootballtalk.com Feb 3The 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”…Share TweetMLB.com Feb 3The Royals officially released right-hander Louis Coleman on Wednesday.Share Tweet
The NFL Is Screwing The World Out Of Watching The Only Known Copy Of Super Bowl Ideadspin.com Feb 2In 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…Share Tweet
Soria's loyal heart never left Kansas CityMLB.com Feb 2One 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.Share Tweet
With odds stacked against Royals, they win anywayMLB.com Feb 1With 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.Share Tweet
Royals unveil tremendous billboard commemorating World Series winyahoo.com Feb 1In 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…Share Tweet
Kelce ready for reality dating showFeb 12Travis 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.
Kelce happy to be staying with ChiefsFeb 12Travis Kelce discusses his contract extension with the Chiefs and how close Kansas City is to competing for a championship.
Chiefs will have to earn AFC West championshipFeb 10ESPN NFL Nation Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says Kansas City will have to catch Denver because the Broncos aren't coming back to the pack.
Kelce must make new contract with Chiefs workFeb 3ESPN 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.