• Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Randy Wolf stands on the mound as Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain runs the bases after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Wolf gets battered, Tigers go quietly in 12-1 loss to Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Of all the hits that Tigers manager Brad Ausmus watched Wednesday night, the one that left a lasting impression had nothing to do with the four homers the Royals pounded out.

  • Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon watches batting practice before a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Royals bring Gordon off DL, welcome Gomes to Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Good luck finding a team that got a bigger boost when rosters expanded than the Kansas City Royals, who along with the usual September call-ups welcomed Alex Gordon back from the disabled list and Jonny Gomes from the Atlanta Braves.

  • Chiefs tight end Kelce out with ankle injury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tight end Travis Kelce will miss the Chiefs’ preseason finale Thursday night against St. Louis after spraining his ankle in practice earlier this week.

  • In this April 26, 2014, file photo, Kansas State quarterback Jesse Ertz throws downfield during the second half of an NCAA college spring football game in Manhattan, Kan. Ertz has won a four-way competition to start at quarterback Saturday in the season opener against South Dakota. Ertz beat out junior Joe Hubener and freshman Alex Delton, who were listed as co-backups on the depth chart released Tuesday. Junior college transfer Jonathan Banks was also in the mix but chose to redshirt rather than sit deeper on the chart. (AP Photo/Topeka Capital-Journal, Chris Neal, File)

    K-State picks sophomore Jesse Ertz to start at quarterback

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The last time Jesse Ertz threw a pass in a game that mattered, the lanky quarterback with the buzz cut was leading tiny Mediapolis High School through the Iowa state playoffs.

  • Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster (22) is pushed out of bounds by Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Ron Parker (38) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Chiefs expect waived players to be snapped up for first time

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first year that general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid were in charge of the Chiefs, they were so short of quality depth that they snapped up seven players on waivers.

  • Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Aaron Murray (7) celebrates with teammates during the second half of a preseason NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Aaron Murray gets chance to shine in Chiefs preseason game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The nerves were obvious when the Chiefs’ Aaron Murray rolled to his left late in the first half Friday night, looked downfield and threw a perfect pass — right to a Tennessee defender.