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Royals looking to make minor tweaks for '15
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Coming off the greatest Royals season in nearly three decades, manager Ned Yost obviously is eager to get to Spring Training in a couple of weeks. It's just that once he gets there, Yost knows he won't be searching for all that many answers.Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)Former Eagles, Rams and Chiefs head coach Dick Vermeil doesn’t care for the way Jim Harbaugh was treated on the way out the door in San Francisco. Vermeil said on PFT Live that the 49ers should have shown enough respect for the work Harbaugh did to hold…Upvote Share Tweet
Hosmer looks back on Royals' 'incredible ride'MLB.com Jan 29 (2 days ago)Watching the Royals sweep their way through the early part of the postseason and into the World Series, it was apparent just how much the club's run energized the organization and Kansas City itself. After getting over the disappointment of the Royals' …Upvote Share Tweet
Justin Houston thinks Chiefs can win Super Bowl with Alex Smithprofootballtalk.com Jan 28 (3 days ago)The Chiefs have some contract decisions to make regarding impending free agent linebacker Justin Houston this offseason and it doesn’t sound like Houston’s feelings about committing to Kansas City for the long term are negatively impacted by the team’s …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)The Kansas City Royals had a handful of memorable postseason moments on their way to the 2014 World Series, but one of the absolute best was third baseman Mike Moustakas tumbling over a rail to make a catch in Game 3 of the American League Championship …Upvote Share TweetThe Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000.Upvote Share Tweet
Seahawks, Patriots both saw seasons turn after losses to Chiefsprofootballtalk.com Jan 27 (4 days ago)The Kansas City Chiefs didn’t make the playoffs this season, but they had a major impact on the playoffs. Last week, Patriots coach Bill Belichick said that he felt his team’s play in the second half of a 41-14 loss to the Chiefs in Week Four was a turn…Upvote Share Tweet
HistorySource: Before the Bowl Was Supernytimes.com Jan 24The first A.F.L.-N.F.L. showdown didn’t sell out, and the Packers won in a rout — much to Vince Lombardi’s relief.Upvote Share TweetThe Chiefs will have what is probably the first early morning (Central time) kickoff for their Nov. 1 game against the Detroit Lions at Wembley Stadium in London.Upvote Share Tweet
Moore: 'Doubtful' that KC will re-sign ShieldsMLB.com Jan 22Royals general manager Dayton Moore says the idea of re-signing free-agent starting pitcher James Shields has crossed his mind, but "at this point in time, it's doubtful."Upvote Share Tweet
Eric Berry “in good spirits” during visit from Chiefs brassprofootballtalk.com Jan 22Chiefs General Manager John Dorsey is in Mobile, Alabama with the rest of the NFL’s personnel men for Senior Bowl practices, but he took a brief detour on his way there. Dorsey and team owner Clark Hunt stopped in Atlanta to visit with safety Eric Berry…Upvote Share Tweet
PFF's all-AFC West team shows that Chiefs underachievedESPN.com Jan 21KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Interesting stuff, as usual, from the good folks at Pro Football Focus. This time, they’ve put together their all-AFC West team, which reveals a few interesting things. The Denver Broncos led the list with 11 selections, which is wha…Upvote Share Tweet
Chiefs QB Tyler Bray tears ACL, will have surgery soonprofootballtalk.com Jan 20Well, now we know what made the Chiefs take an offseason flier on Terrelle Pryor. The team announced via its official website that quarterback Tyler Bray suffered a torn ACL, which sparked the Pryor move. Bray will have surgery soon to repair the damage…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 20Among the stories penned on Sept. 29, after the New England Patriots were trounced by the Kansas City Chiefs 41-14 on "Monday Night Football" was one titled, "Was this the end for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots' dynasty?" &qu…Upvote Share Tweet
Clancy Pendergast interviewed for defensive coordinator job in Washingtonprofootballtalk.com Jan 19Leaks have been a problem for the Redskins in the last couple of years, but they were able to keep the lid on one of their interviews for their defensive coordinator vacancy. Former Cardinals and Chiefs defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast interviewe…Upvote Share Tweet
Kraft wasn’t optimistic turnaround would come after loss to Chiefsprofootballtalk.com Jan 19The New England Patriots have come a very long way since a 41-14 loss to the Chiefs on Monday night way back in Week Four. In the aftermath of that embarrassment few could have envisioned the team getting to a Super Bowl for the eighth time in franchise…Upvote Share TweetIn Week 4, Tom Brady was benched at the end of a blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and New England was abuzz: Were the good times over for the Patriots? Fast-forward three and a half months, and Brady was benched again. Brady came off the field and…Upvote Share TweetIn Week 4, Tom Brady was benched at the end of a blowout loss to the Kansas City Chiefs and New England was abuzz: Were the good times over for the Patriots? Fast-forward three and a half months, and Brady was benched again. Brady came off the field and…Upvote Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. Bullpen trios are in again thanks to Kansas City Royals' ace relievers Greg Holland, Wade Davis and Kelvin Herrera. If you want to see where they were put on the map though, check out the next edition of MLB Networ…Upvote Share Tweet
Keeping Score: Two Unsigned Aces Play a Waiting Gamenytimes.com Jan 17Max Scherzer and James Shields are two high-profile free-agent pitchers who have not yet signed with a new club, even though pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report Feb. 19.Upvote Share Tweet
Can Royals' bullpen be even better in 2015?MLB.com Jan 16Can the Royals' bullpen be as good as they were in 2014? Or, and this could be viewed as some sort of baseball blasphemy to even suggest, but here goes anyway ... can they be even better in 2015?Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 16The San Francisco Giants, perpetually on a quest to put together a suitable outfield, have turned to one of their recent rivals. They've reportedly agreed to a one-year deal worth $4.7 million with Nori Aoki, whom they last saw playing across the diamon…Upvote Share Tweet
Betances, Miller set to anchor Yanks' strong bullpenMLB.com Jan 14When Joe Girardi watched the Royals fight their long odds and march into the World Series last autumn, the Yankees' manager was taking notes from his couch. In his view, Kansas City's success reinforced the importance of having a strong group of relieve…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Jan 14Early last season, the Royals were slumping at the plate and the critics were calling for the dismissal of manager Ned Yost. But Yost never wavered in displaying confidence and patience in his club, which turned things around to break a 29-year postseas…Upvote Share Tweet
Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Acquire a Pitching Prospectnytimes.com Jan 14The Yankees obtained Chris Martin from the Rockies for cash. Martin, 28, made his big-league debut last April and had a 6.89 earned run average over 16 relief appearances.Upvote Share Tweet
Patriots' Chaplain Building CharacterJan 29ESPN Magazine senior writer Seth Wickersham discusses Patriots team chaplain Jack Easterby's role with the team.
Chiefs Keep Training Camp In-StateJan 16ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher talks about the team holding camp in St. Joseph, Missouri, for the next three years.
AFC West Open For BusinessJan 13ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher talks about how the Broncos playoff performance and coaching change will affect the rest of the division.
Chiefs Need To Take Note Of Playoff TeamsJan 6Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher talks about the teams in the playoffs and their offensive prowess, something Kansas City needs to work on if it expects to play into January next season.
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