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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Kansas junior guard Lagerald Vick plans to skip his senior season and enter the NBA draft. Vick averaged 12.1 points and 4.8 rebounds this season while earning All-Big 12 honorable mention honors. His mother, La La Vick, told The Kansas City Star that her son planned to hire an agent. Vick’s decision, …

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LAWRENCE, Kan. — Malik Newman plans to leave Kansas and enter the NBA draft after leading the Jayhawks to the Final Four in his only season playing for them. The sophomore guard said Wednesday he plans to sign with an agent. Newman sat out the 2016-17 season after transferring from Mississippi State and started 33 of …

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DETROIT — The Kansas City Royals celebrated as if they had won. They cheered Wednesday morning when their scheduled game against the Detroit Tigers was postponed due to inclement weather. “It’s perfect news,” Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar said. “It’s not easy to play in this weather. Everybody saw what happened in the last game.” With …

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DETROIT — With another postponement looming as a possibility, Jakob Junis and the Kansas City Royals breezed to their first victory of the season. Junis took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Tuesday. On a chilly, rainy day — with snow a possibility Wednesday — Kansas …

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DETROIT — Francisco Liriano pitched into the seventh inning in his Detroit debut and Victor Martinez drove in three runs to give the Tigers their first win of the season, 6-1 over the Kansas City Royals on a chilly Monday. The temperature was in the mid-30s at Comerica Park for a matchup between the last …

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ST. LOUIS — The Arizona Coyotes, sporting the Western Conference’s worst record, haven’t exactly been world beaters this season, except when it comes to the St. Louis Blues. The Coyotes pounded the Blues 6-0 on Saturday night in Phoenix, the most lopsided loss of the season for St. Louis. Arizona also beat the Blues 5-2 …

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DETROIT — It wasn’t that long ago — three seasons — that Kansas City was in the process of dethroning Detroit as the boss team in the American League Central Division. But when the teams meet Monday afternoon, both will be looking for their first victory of this short season. The Royals, weathered out Sunday …

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With bitter cold and expected snow accumulation in Kansas City on Sunday afternoon, the Royals‘ game against the Chicago White Sox has been postponed. The clubs will play a day-night doubleheader on Saturday, April 28, with the makeup contest scheduled for 1:15 p.m. and the previously scheduled game moving to 7:15 p.m. Fans who had tickets for Sunday’s …

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Royals have placed All-Star catcher Salvador Perez, right-hander Nate Karns and two others on the disabled list in a series of roster moves ahead of their opener against the White Sox. Infielder Adalberto Mondesi and outfielder Bubba Starling also went on the DL on Thursday, while veteran pitcher Wily Peralta …

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