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Royals’ dream season falls short in World Series

Kansas City Royals players watch from their dugout the seventh inning of Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals took their dream season to the limit, falling just short of their first World Series title since 1985.

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Kadlec, long-time Missouri fixture, dies at 86

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — John Kadlec, the University of Missouri sports icon whose Tigers career spanned more than a half-century as player, coach, administrator and broadcaster, has died. He was 86.

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Game 7 of World Series: ‘A gift for everyone’

Former Minnesota Twins Jack Morris watches batting practice before Game 7 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. During Game 7 of the World Series in Minneapolis on Oct. 27, 1991, John Smoltz and Jack Morris were locked in a classic duel as the game was scoreless despite each team loading the bases with one out in the eighth. Smoltz left in the eighth but Morris kept going through the 10th and ended up the winner when Gene Larkin hit a bases-loaded single with one out in the bottom half. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

In Kansas City, Game 7 of the World Series conjures up memories of Bret Saberhagen’s brilliance, a St. Louis meltdown and the only Royals championship in 1985.

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Rams make multiple moves to fill holes

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher calls instructions in the first half of an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Rams have so many holes to fill that safety Mark Barron, acquired from Tampa Bay on Tuesday, could play this week at San Francisco.

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Chiefs QB Smith to practice after shoulder injury

St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn (94) sacks Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) in the first half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Given his long history of shoulder problems, nobody could fault Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith for a few moments of concern at halftime of last Sunday’s game against St. Louis.

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