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Blue Jays fall to Royals in series finale

Salvador Perez tapped his bat twice on the plate to make sure it wasn't cracked, then sent the next pitch he saw from Toronto reliever T.J. Zeuch into the left-field fountains, breaking open a scoreless game and sending the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday.

Blue Jays, Royals split doubleheader with strong pitching performances

The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays got wildly different yet equally effective pitching performances in splitting their day-night doubleheader on Saturday.

Blue Jays' comeback falls short as Royals scratch out victory on Jackie Robinson Day

Jakob Junis ran his consecutive scoreless streak to 14 innings as the Royals staked him to a seven-run lead Thursday night, and a shaky Kansas City bullpen held on after giving most of it back for a 7-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

March Madness: Baylor wins 1st men's national basketball title, ending Gonzaga's undefeated run

All-American guard Jared Butler had 22 points and seven assists for the Baylor Bears in an 86-70 victory over the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the NCAA men's basketball title game on Monday night.

Kansas City QB Mahomes cleared to play in AFC championship game

Reigning Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes received clearance Friday to play in Kansas City's AFC championship game against the Buffalo Bills.

Mahomes raises expectations of return after taking majority snaps on Thursday

Patrick Mahomes took the majority of first-team reps in practice Thursday, even though he remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, raising expectations that he will start in the AFC championship game against the Buffalo Bills.

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes practises, remains in concussion protocol

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes remains in the NFL's concussion protocol, but practised in a limited capacity on Wednesday, raising hopes that the reigning Super Bowl MVP can play in Sunday's AFC title game against Buffalo.

Pat Mahomes remains in concussion protocol ahead of AFC title game

Kansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes remained in the NFL's concussion protocol Monday and head coach Andy Reid declined to speculate on when he'll be cleared.

Mike Minor returns to Royals, joining vastly improved starting rotation

The Kansas Royals agreed to a two-year deal with pitcher Mike Minor and finalized a one-year, $1.75-million US contract with outfielder Michael Taylor as they work to piece together a roster.
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Newton-less New England offence struggles in Monday Night loss to Kansas City

Tyreek Hill and Mecole Hardman had short touchdown catches, a Patriots offence missing quarterback Cam Newton and running back Sony Michel was shut down, and Kansas City beat New England 26-10 Monday night in a game postponed by positive COVID-19 tests on each team.

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