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Posted at 5:14 AM

Some players are remembered for their clutch hits, other for memorable performances on the mound.For former Kansas City Royals catcher Jim Sundberg, well, he’s simply known for “The Slide.”It came in the bottom of the ninth inning in Game 6 of the 1985 World Series. An entire season came down to one memorable inning that will be reviewed, argued about and cherished by Royals fans for generations.Here’s how it played out:With the...

Updated at 2:42 AM

Last week we science fiction geeks got news that made our day. Skunk Works, an autonomous research division of aircraft giant Lockheed-Martin, announced they were hot on the trail of practical hydrogen fusion power. They said a working model in...

Posted at 1:01 AM

Pets have the power to render humans, well, more human. While dog walking and meeting others, I sense goodness on both ends of the leash. All my defenses go down, and that, my friend, is spiritual.

Posted at 1:01 AM

It’s not that “Bad Judge” is bad, exactly. It’s just not that good. Stuck somewhere between irreverent and feel good, the new comedy starring Kate Walsh as Rebecca Wright, the naughty jurist of the title, can’t decide what it wants to be, which...

Posted at 1:01 AM

I know there are people like me who feel drained after large gatherings. And people with the kind of depression that makes it almost impossible to plan ahead for social events. People with physical illnesses that make entertaining difficult,...

Updated at 12:57 AM

The Butler did it – along with Hoss, Sal, Omar the Magnificent and the Three-headed Monster as the Kansas City Royals bounced back from their first postseason loss this year to claim a 7-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday...

Updated at 12:56 AM

Following a convincing first-set win in the Class 4 District 14 final, the Blue Springs volleyball team went crashing into a brick wall in a second set, which Lee’s Summit North dominated 25-12.Then facing a 14-12 deficit in the...

Updated at 12:53 AM

MCC-Blue River men’s soccer coach David Owens said strong leadership and incoming talent were the biggest keys to an 11-3-1 regular season by the Trail Blazers, and in both cases some area players have been at the forefront.Freshman...

Updated at 12:52 AM

Eric Hosmer is a homegrown Kansas City Royals draft pick who came up through the minor leagues to help the once-struggling franchise reach its first World Series in 29 years.The lanky first baseman has been on the cover of Sports...

Updated at 12:49 AM

Eddie Jackson netted a goal in the 72nd minute Wednesday and St. Joseph Central’s boys soccer team made it stand for a 1-0 Suburban Middle Six win at Truman.“A disappointing loss, but it was back and forth all night,”...

Updated at 12:48 AM

Jamaal Charles has passed a battery of tests and does not show symptoms of a concussion, the Chiefs said Wednesday – one day after the star running back told a radio show he saw "light bulbs" after a hit in Kansas City's win over...

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