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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Carlos Dunlap went through his first training camp practice with the Chiefs on Thursday, then the two-time Pro Bowl defensive end made it perfectly clear both why he signed with…

Iola golfers Titus Jones and Xander Sellman competed at the Wichita Junior Tour this summer.   Both golfers have been competing for Iola High School for two seasons and will return this fall as juniors.…

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Andy Reid will always have a special fondness for Travis Kelce, one of the first players that the Kansas City Chiefs drafted after the coach took over a downtrodden franchise…

KHIMKI, Russia (AP) — U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted Thursday in Russia of drug possession and smuggling and was sentenced to nine years in prison in a politically charged case that could lead…

Whitney Shaw begins her eighth season at the helm of Allen Community College’s women’s volleyball team. That’s on top of her five years as assistant coach and another two years when she took to the…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully, whose dulcet tones provided the soundtrack of summer while entertaining and informing Dodgers fans in Brooklyn and Los Angeles for 67 years, died Tuesday night.…

CHICAGO — By all accounts, Whit Merrifield wanted badly to be part of the Kansas City Royals’ next contending team. Instead, he’s the latest veteran traded away to make way for the new core of…

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Whit Merrifield will play in Toronto after all. Merrifield, the second baseman/outfielder, was one of 10 unvaccinated Royals players who didn’t — actually, couldn’t — make the trip to Toronto last…

This is quite a time to be a season ticket holder for the San Diego Padres. Great weather, a jewel of a ballpark — and perhaps the most exciting lineup in baseball for the near…

Richard Seymour was winning Super Bowls with the New England Patriots before, as he put it, Tom Brady was Tom Brady. The defensive lineman’s early success — three championships in his first four seasons —…