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Royals get bats going to snap 5-game skid

Royals get bats going to snap 5-game skid

MLB.com Updated 9 hours ago
The Royals looked a lot more like themselves on Sunday, snapping a five-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the Mariners at Safeco Field.
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  • Chiefs defend their selection of Tyreek Hill after his domestic…

    Chiefs defend their selection of Tyreek Hill after his domestic abuse case

    ESPN.com deadspin.com 21 hours ago
    Chiefs defend their selection of Tyreek Hill after his domestic abuse case
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  • Miley, Seager Lead Mariners Past Royals 6-0

    Miley, Seager Lead Mariners Past Royals 6-0

    nytimes.com May 1 (yesterday)
    Wade Miley downplayed his first career shutout, but his Mariners teammates were a bit more effusive.
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  • One more time: Chiefs draft third CB -- Georgia Tech's D.J…

    One more time: Chiefs draft third CB -- Georgia Tech's D.J. White

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    One more time: Chiefs draft third CB -- Georgia Tech's D.J. White
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  • Stanford's Kevin Hogan gives the Chiefs another developmen…

    Stanford's Kevin Hogan gives the Chiefs another developmental quarterback

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Stanford's Kevin Hogan gives the Chiefs another developmental quarterback
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  • Chiefs add Kevin Hogan, reportedly tried for Paxton Lynch in fi…

    Chiefs add Kevin Hogan, reportedly tried for Paxton Lynch in first round

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    After the Broncos traded up to take quarterback Paxton Lynch in the first round of the draft, Lynch’s agent Leigh Steinberg said in an interview on 104.3 The Fan in Denver that the Chiefs joined the Cowboys as teams that tried to land his client. The Ch…
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  • Jason Licht didn’t want to risk missing out on Roberto Aguayo

    Jason Licht didn’t want to risk missing out on Roberto Aguayo

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    The Buccaneers made Roberto Aguayo the first kicker to get drafted in the second round since 2004 on Friday night when they traded the 74th and 106th, which was acquired when they dropped two spots in the first round, picks to the Chiefs for No. 59. It’…
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  • Chiefs add a wide receiver in Florida's Demarcus Robinson

    Chiefs add a wide receiver in Florida's Demarcus Robinson

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Chiefs add a wide receiver in Florida's Demarcus Robinson
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  • Chiefs throw numbers at a thin spot by picking Minnesota CB Eri…

    Chiefs throw numbers at a thin spot by picking Minnesota CB Eric Murray

    ESPN.com Apr 30 (yesterday)
    Chiefs throw numbers at a thin spot by picking Minnesota CB Eric Murray
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  • Martin goes 'wall' out for game-saving catch

    Martin goes 'wall' out for game-saving catch

    MLB.com Apr 30 (2 days ago)
    Leonys Martin said he knew he had it all the way. But 38,364 fans at Safeco Field -- not to mention his Mariners teammates and manager Scott Servais -- were holding their collective breaths as the center fielder tracked down a deep drive by the Royals' …
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  • Felix flusters Royals to tie Mariners' wins mark

    Felix flusters Royals to tie Mariners' wins mark

    MLB.com Apr 30 (2 days ago)
    Felix Hernandez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings and Seth Smith belted a decisive homer to give the Mariners a 1-0 win over the Royals in Friday night's series opener at Safeco Field.
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  • Hernandez Ties Mariners Win Record With 1-0 Decision Over KC

    Hernandez Ties Mariners Win Record With 1-0 Decision Over KC

    nytimes.com Apr 30 (2 days ago)
    Felix Hernandez tied Jamie Moyer's franchise record for career victories at 145 in the Seattle Mariners' 1-0 victory over Kansas City on Friday night, the Royals' fourth straight loss.
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  • Chiefs get their cornerback in third round in Notre Dame's…

    Chiefs get their cornerback in third round in Notre Dame's KeiVarae Russell

    ESPN.com Apr 29 (2 days ago)
    Chiefs get their cornerback in third round in Notre Dame's KeiVarae Russell
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  • Royals think extra rest should benefit Davis

    Royals think extra rest should benefit Davis

    MLB.com Apr 29 (2 days ago)
    Royals closer Wade Davis is doing his usual Wade Davis things this year. The problem is lately he hasn't been able to get in games.
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  • Chiefs go for defensive line depth with Mississippi State'…

    Chiefs go for defensive line depth with Mississippi State's Chris Jones

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Apr 29 (2 days ago)
    Chiefs go for defensive line depth with Mississippi State's Chris Jones
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  • ESPN Now: Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on the Chiefs'……

    ESPN Now: Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on the Chiefs'…

    ESPN.com Apr 29 (3 days ago)
    Mel Kiper Jr. breaks down the film on the Chiefs' second-round pick, Chris Jones. What does the No. 37 overall pick bring to the table for Kansas City...
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  • Chiefs trade out of first round, net two additional picks

    Chiefs trade out of first round, net two additional picks

    ESPN.com Apr 29 (3 days ago)
    Chiefs trade out of first round, net two additional picks
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  • 49ers trade back into first round, draft Joshua Garnett

    49ers trade back into first round, draft Joshua Garnett

    profootballtalk.com Apr 28 (3 days ago)
    The San Francisco 49ers acquired a second first-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft, and with it they selected Stanford guard Joshua Garnett. San Francisco’s pick was No. 28 overall, acquired in an on-the-clock trade with the Chiefs. The 49ers sent their s…
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  • Clark Hunt on Roger Goodell: 'I don't feel like he ha…

    Clark Hunt on Roger Goodell: 'I don't feel like he has a vendetta' against Chiefs

    ESPN.com Apr 28 (3 days ago)
    Clark Hunt on Roger Goodell: 'I don't feel like he has a vendetta' against Chiefs
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  • Home runs lead Angels to sweep of Royals

    Home runs lead Angels to sweep of Royals

    MLB.com nytimes.com Apr 28 (4 days ago)
    Mike Trout, Yunel Escobar and Andrelton Simmons accounted for all of the Angels' offense on Wednesday, as each hit home runs in a victory over the Royals.
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  • Derrick Thomas was best draft pick in Chiefs history 

    Derrick Thomas was best draft pick in Chiefs history 

    ESPN.com Apr 27 (5 days ago)
    Derrick Thomas was best draft pick in Chiefs history
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  • Giavotella's 3-Run HR Helps Weaver, Angels Beat Royals 9-4

    Giavotella's 3-Run HR Helps Weaver, Angels Beat Royals 9-4

    nytimes.com Apr 27 (5 days ago)
    Johnny Giavotella drove in three runs with his first homer of the season, Mike Trout and Carlos Perez had two-run singles, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 9-4 Tuesday night.
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  • Chiefs release Paul Fanaika

    Chiefs release Paul Fanaika

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26 (6 days ago)
    In last Friday morning’s one-liners, we had a note about Utah defensive end/linebacker Jason Fanaika talking about how cool it would be if he was drafted by the Chiefs so he could play on the same team as his cousin Paul Fanaika. The elder Fanaika was o…
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  • Brandon Carr takes pay cut to stay with Cowboys

    Brandon Carr takes pay cut to stay with Cowboys

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25 (6 days ago)
    Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr has agreed to a 2016 pay cut of around $3 million. Carr became the NFL’s highest-paid cornerback in 2012 when he signed a five-year, $50 million deal with the Cowboys after four seasons with the Chiefs. After taking this …
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  • Chiefs bring Mike Williams back to NFL

    Chiefs bring Mike Williams back to NFL

    profootballtalk.com Apr 25 (7 days ago)
    Former Bills and Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Williams didn’t play in the NFL during the 2015 season, but was on the workout circuit in recent weeks as he tried to land an opportunity to extend his playing career. He’s going to get that opportunity in …
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  • Video - Chiefs deserve a B for this year's draft 01:27

    Chiefs deserve a B for this year's draft

    Apr 30
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says Kansas City gave itself a chance for a better draft by trading for additional picks.
  • Video - NFL Draft Day 2: SEC superlatives 03:56

    NFL Draft Day 2: SEC superlatives

    Apr 29
    SEC Network's Marcus Spears and Kevin Weidl break down the best fit, top value and Saturday sleeper after Day 2 of the 2016 NFL Draft.
  • Video - Stephen A. blasts 49ers for not drafting an 'arrogant' Rodgers 01:54

    Stephen A. blasts 49ers for not drafting an 'arrogant' Rodgers

    Apr 27
    Stephen A. Smith is critical of the 49ers for drafting QB Alex Smith over QB Aaron Rodgers in 2005 simply because they found Rodgers to be too arrogant.
  • Video - Chiefs select Vernon Butler in NFL Nation mock draft 01:06

    Chiefs select Vernon Butler in NFL Nation mock draft

    Apr 26
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says Kansas City will look ahead to the future with the selection of defensive lineman Vernon Butler.