• Charles, Hali among several Chiefs stars out preseason game

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The third preseason game is usually the dress rehearsal for the regular season, the one time in the four-game series when starters play into the third quarter as if the outcome mattered.

  • Chiefs cut wide receiver Mike Williams, safety Stevie Brown

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs released veteran wide receiver Mike Williams and safety Stevie Brown on Wednesday.

  • Correction: Water Park-Fatality-Regulation story

    TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — In a story Aug. 12 about the regulation in Kansas for amusement park rides, The Associated Press erroneously reported that South Dakota was among the states that have no laws regulating the industry. South Dakota passed a law requiring inspections in 2014.

  • Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy delivers to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Duffy wins 10th straight as Royals beat Twins 2-1 for sweep

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy won his 10th straight decision, Eric Hosmer doubled in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sunday for their eighth consecutive win.

  • Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff fumbles the ball during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe recovered the ball. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

    Rams slip past Chiefs 21-20, 1st Ld-Writethru

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The best way to ease No. 1 overall draft pick Jared Goff into the NFL will be a powerful rushing offense, coach Jeff Fisher has said time and again, and it proved to be true Saturday night.

  • The Kansas City Royals' Rally Mantis Jr,.clings to the lid of its enclosure before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, in Kansas City, Mo. (John Sleezer/The Kansas City Star via AP)  IT

    Royals’ secret behind their surge? It’s a Rally Mantis

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals didn’t have a postseason prayer. Until, that is, a praying mantis showed up in their dugout.

  • Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios delivers to a Kansas City Royals batter during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Twins’ bullpen depleted in extra-inning loss to Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Minnesota manager Paul Molitor is hoping left-hander Hector Santiago, his Saturday starter, will be able to pitch deep into the game.

  • Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain, left, gestures to teammates after his single during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer (7) covered the base on the play. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Hosmer’s single in 11th lifts Royals past Twins, 5-4

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer’s single in the 11th inning drove in Cheslor Cuthbert with the winning run to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night.