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Roundup: Shields Strikes Out 10 in His Return to Tampa Bay

Roundup: Shields Strikes Out 10 in His Return to Tampa Bay

nytimes.com ESPN.com Updated Jul 7
Kansas City’s James Shields sparkled in his return to Tropicana Field, limiting the Tampa Bay Rays to three hits and striking out 10 over seven innings, as the Royals beat his former team, 6-0.
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  • Eleven NFL teams attend Monday workout for supplemental draft e…

    Eleven NFL teams attend Monday workout for supplemental draft entrant

    Eleven NFL clubs attended a Monday workout for a defensive lineman eligible for the 2014 supplemental draft. The Bears, Cardinals, Chiefs, Colts, Eagles, Falcons, 49ers, Patriots, Raiders, Rams and Texans watched former Virginia University of Lynchburg …
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  • Cocky Pigeons Think They Can Just Walk On The Field During Rays…

    Cocky Pigeons Think They Can Just Walk On The Field During Rays Game

    deadspin.com Jul 7
    A trio of pigeons hung out in the infield of Tropicana Field during tonight's Royals-Rays game. They thought they owned the place, strutting around and bobbing their heads with no regard for the baseball going on.Read more...
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  • Hellickson ready to go for 2014 debut vs. KC

    Hellickson ready to go for 2014 debut vs. KC

    MLB.com Jul 7
    Rays pitcher Jeremy Hellickson is set to make his first start of the 2014 season on Tuesday against the Royals following offseason elbow surgery. The right-hander said on Monday that he is ready to go.
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  • Chiefs' top plays: 65 Toss Power Trap

    Chiefs' top plays: 65 Toss Power Trap

    ESPN.com Jul 7
    This is one of three nominations for the most memorable play in Kansas City Chiefs history. In the next two days we’ll feature: Otis Taylor’s catch and run for a touchdown in Super Bowl IV and Joe Montana’s touchdown pass to Willie Davis in the final se…
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  • Video - Shields Dominant Against Former Squad 00:43

    Shields Dominant Against Former Squad

    Jul 7
    James Shields struck out 10 over seven scoreless innings as he led the Royals to a 6-0 win over the Rays.
  • Video - Are the Indianapolis Colts or Kansas City Chiefs more likely to repeat last season's success? 02:15

    Are the Indianapolis Colts or Kansas City Chiefs more likely to repeat last season's success?

    Jul 7
    The "NFL Total Access" crew discusses whether they believe the Indianapolis Colts or the Kansas City Chiefs will be more likely to repeat successful seasons.

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    Jul 7
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