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Royals family rallies around grieving Volquez

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There have been too many days like this for the Kansas City Royals in a season of celebration and accomplishment. Days of pain and sadness. Days of searching for the right words when they know full well there are no right words.

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Herrera’s slider is coming in handy

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Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera finally has a breaking ball he can trust. The 25-year-old right-hander refined it over the last three months of the regular season and went to it with conviction throughout the first two rounds of the postseason.

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1985 Royals: Where are they now?

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The 1985 Royals were a tight-knit group that never gave up, perservering in 7 games against the Cardinals to win the World Series. Many of the players are still in baseball, and they have fond memories of that championship season while seeing similarit...

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Huskers Left Looking For Answers After Another Loss

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The week surrounding the Nebraska football program was upbeat following a convincing win on the road against Minnesota last week.  But from the start of Nebraska’s game Saturday at Memorial Stadium against Northwestern, it felt like the Huskers weren’t the same team.   Nebraska (3-5, 1-3) fell for the fifth time this season with a 30-28 […]

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5 moves that got the Royals to the World Series

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The Royals are now on their way to the World Series (air time for Game 1 is 7:30 p.m. ET Tuesday on FOX, game time 8 p.m.) for the second straight season. Here's a look at the five moves that made them the perennial powerhouse they are today.

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Royals fans at fever pitch for hometown team

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This year, the expectations among the locals were there from the start. When the Royals ran away from the rest of the AL Central in the second half of the season the epidemic spread, much like it did decades earlier when the Royals made more postseason...

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Morales’ torrid debut season wins over KC fans

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When Kansas City inked Kendrys Morales to a two-year deal in December, the contract that guaranteed $17 million to fan favorite Billy Butler's replacement wasn't exactly met with much enthusiasm by its fan base. These same Royals fans have probably had...

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Royals confident heading home for Game 6

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That hard work during the final week of the regular season to grab the American League's best record and home-field advantage throughout the postseason perhaps is about to pay off for the Royals.

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Hochevar enjoying ending Blue Jays’ threats

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A year ago, Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar was reduced to being a cheerleader during his team's amazing postseason run, with Tommy John surgery in March having ended his season. So one can imagine the thrill inside Hochevar these days as he's right ...

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Huskers look to build momentum

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Nebraska coach Mike Riley has been impressed with how his players have handled adversity and is not concerned about how they will handle success. The Huskers prepare for this week’s game at home against Northwestern after putting together their most complete effort of the season in a 48-25 win at Minnesota. “That’s one of the […]

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Perez’s workload unmatched behind plate

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When Salvador Perez's offense dipped last October, outsiders looked to the 143 games he started at catcher during the regular season, pushed to a Major League-record 158 by the time the Royals completed their prolonged postseason run. This year, Perez'...

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Yost’s lineup tweaks wreak havoc on foes

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In the final days of the regular season, Royals manager Ned Yost had a problem. And he liked it. It's become a headache for Kansas City's opposition in the postseason, most recently in the Royals' 5-0 win against the Blue Jays in Game 1 of the American...

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Huskers hope turnaround begins at Minnesota

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The only way to turn around what has been a frustrating season is to win. The Huskers are 2-4 as they get set to visit Minnesota and the four losses have been by a total of 11 points. Nebraska coach Mike Riley said this week that at 0-2 in the Big Ten there is no sense in […]

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Royals expect to have hands full vs. Blue Jays

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The Royals are headed to the American League Championship Series for the second straight season and will be facing the Blue Jays, who won three straight games over the Rangers to advance to the ALCS for the first time since 1993.

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