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’79 Bucs last road team to win World Series Game 7

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The Pirates made ancient history in 1979: Those Bucs are the last club to win a World Series Game 7 on the road. Since, nine others have tried and come up empty. Wednesday night, the Giants will try to avoid making it 0-for-10. Read More »

Jays Qualify for State Cross Country

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On Saturday, October 25, the NCHS Team traveled to Cimarron to compete in the Class 3A Regional Cross Country Meet. On a unseasonably hot day, the Lady Jays were able to finish 2nd overall and qualified as a team for the State Meet. The Boys finished i... Read More »

Amped-up Collins unable to settle down in rocky seventh

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Tim Collins pitched in more games for Triple-A Omaha this season (23) than he did for the Royals (22). And yet here he was, inserted into the seventh inning of Game 4 of the World Series on Saturday, inheriting runners on first and second for a team tr... Read More »

Yost’s faith, sixth-inning moves work for Royals

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Ned Yost knows that baseball games aren't won in the sixth inning. And he vows that his team will never lose one at that late-but-not-too-late point of the game, either, not if there's anything he can do about it. "My mind-set is that I'm not getting b... Read More »

1985 Royals found motivation in being written off

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The Royals have endured comparison after comparison to the 1985 World Series champions, but in at least one respect, the current club may have a leg up on the team from 29 years ago. Read More »

Key 1985 Royals gather at Negro Leagues Museum

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Whether a team is a consistent contender or one that has endured several angst-ridden decades trying to get to the postseason, nearly every club has a healthy list of Hall of Fame-caliber players and at least a few unforgettable October moments. On Wed... Read More »

Ceremonial first pitch put in hands of Royals legend Brett

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Royals legend George Brett, currently serving as the team's vice president of baseball operations, has been everywhere throughout this squad's playoff run, and on Wednesday he threw the ceremonial first pitch. Read More »

High-flying Royals set to put dazzling defense on display

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Prepare to be dazzled. That's because the Kansas City Royals do one thing better than any other baseball team on the planet. This one thing isn't something you see everyday. And you've probably never seen it the way the Royals do it. The Royals play de... Read More »

Royals owner Glass sharing KC’s pride, joy

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David Glass waited a long time to hoist a championship trophy. Now he's enjoying his team's remarkable run and relishing the way it is making the hometown fans come alive. Read More »

Quick on feet and to speak, Dyson helping Royals zoom

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On the Royals' scorching run to the World Series, Jarrod Dyson hasn't been afraid to ruffle feathers -- like when he correctly predicted the American League Championship Series wouldn't go back to Baltimore -- but he's simply going by what he sees from... Read More »

Royals ride unprecedented streak into World Series

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The Royals -- on this stage for the first time in 29 years -- are the first team in history to start the postseason with eight straight wins, topping the seven amassed by the 1976 Reds and 2007 Rockies. Read More »

KC’s playoff run captures Royals great White’s attention

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Royals Hall of Fame member Frank White likes what he sees from the team that's been rampaging through the postseason. White, whose No. 20 is retired and whose statue stands at Kauffman Stadium, was a key force on Kansas City's 1980 and '85 World Series... Read More »

MLB Notebook: Royals on an historic pace

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With their 2-1 win Tuesday in Game 3 of the ALCS vs. the Orioles, the Royals became just the third team in history to begin a postseason with seven consecutive wins. Read More »

Dyson not shy about stating Royals’ odds of advancing

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As far as Jarrod Dyson is concerned, Game 3 of the American League Championship Series counts for nearly as much as Game 7 would. Speaking after his team's Game 2 victory, the Royals outfielder was confident in his team's chances to advance to the Worl... Read More »

Don’t try this at home: Gordon’s pregame regimen unimaginable

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The Royals are perceived as a team devoid of stars, but they don't lack a cornerstone player. It's Alex Gordon, the lifelong Royals fan, whose work ethic is beyond compare. Read More »