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Updated at 12:29 AM

Floyd Mayweather Jr. was money once again in the richest fight ever. Mayweather used his reach and his jab Saturday night to frustrate Manny Pacquiao, piling up enough points to win a unanimous decision in their welterweight title bout. Mayweather remained unbeaten in 48 fights with a win that cemented his legacy as the best of his generation.

Updated at 5:54 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — American Pharoah has won the 141st Kentucky Derby before a record-setting crowd at Churchill Downs.Victor Espinoza was aboard for this second straight Derby win, and third overall.The 5-2...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:31 AM

Sometimes when the Blue Springs South baseball team scores runs, it isn't always pretty.Such was the case Friday. Pretty or not, the Jaguars have been getting it done. In this one, they manufactured two out of their four runs on an error,...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:29 AM

What started as a runaway eventually became one Friday for Fort Osage’s baseball team, but only after William Chrisman put together a giant rally and put the game in doubt.The host Indians scored in every at-bat and had a 14-1 lead...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:29 AM

Jonathan Fink got behind early against Lee’s Summit Friday afternoon, but he didn’t stay there.After yielding two first-inning runs, the Blue Springs senior threw 4 1/3 hitless innings to help the Wildcats secure a 7-2...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:28 AM

When J.R. Wells made the decision to leave William Chrisman High School for a new teaching job at Lee's Summit West, he wanted his baseball team to hear about the move directly from him.“I got everyone together on the first day of...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:27 AM

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Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:26 AM

Chris Young pitched five no-hit innings, but he knew he would not be permitted to go the distance Friday night.Young, making his first start of the year, struck out nine and walked three before exiting with his pitch count reaching 81, as...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:24 AM

SATURDAY, MAY 2HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL10 a.m. — Blue Springs South at Liberty (2 games)10 a.m. — Grain Valley at Platte County (2 games)Crossroads Conference...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:23 AM

Grain Valley’s girls soccer team captured third place in the Raytown South Tournament in easy fashion.Rylan and Reighan Childers netted three goals apiece Friday as the Eagles thumped Belton 10-0, improving to 13-3 this...

Updated May 2, 2015 at 12:23 AM

Retiring boys tennis coach Jody McClain said her last Blue Springs Invitational went off without a hitch.Her Wildcats tied St. Joseph Central for fourth place in the tournament played Friday at Santa Fe Trail Park in Independence. Blue...

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