Upsets mean time to reboot NCAA tourney

ST. LOUIS - Nobody wants an NCAA Tournament mulligan more than Michigan State. But the Spartans' spotlight as the biggest flop of the first round is one of many reasons it's time to reboot March Madness. Read more

Big 12 heads to Kansas City for loaded league tourney

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shaka Smart is careful not to demean the Colonial Athletic Association and the Atlantic 10, where he led VCU through a combined six conference tournaments and captured a pair of championships. Both are good leagues. Read more

Royals head to spring training with highest of expectations

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two years ago, hardly anyone expected the Kansas City Royals to reach the World Series. Last year, very few expected them to win it. Perhaps it's time to start readjusting some expectations. Read more

No. 2 Baylor holds off pesky K-State to stay perfect

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Jarrett Stidham knew his lack of experience was probably a big reason Baylor was only ranked sixth in the initial College Football Playoff poll this week. Read more

Same Royals in World Series? Think again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Luke Hochevar was a member of the Kansas City Royals who advanced to the World Series a year ago. Read more

Blue Jays try to force deciding Game 7 vs Royals in ALCS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Kansas City Royals have established a reputation for dramatic postseason comebacks the past couple of years, beginning with last season's wild-card victory over Oakland. Read more

49ers, Broncos remain atop AP Pro32 power rankings

The San Francisco 49ers gave up ground to the Denver Broncos while holding down the top spot in the AP Pro32 power rankings after the first week of the regular season. Read more

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