1. Royals Turn to Shields Monday to Finish Sweep of the White Sox

    Monday was originally a scheduled off day for both the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox . Due to the inconsistent weather early in the MLB slate, however, these two teams ...

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  2. How the Chiefs Can Make the Best of Both Eric Fisher and Branden Albert in KC

    As the NFL offseason distances itself from the draft and grinds toward the 2013 regular season, it is becoming more likely that Branden Albert remains with the Kansas City Chiefs for at least one more year...

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  3. James Shields Settles Down After Rough 1st Inning as Royals Beat Rays 8-2

    The Kansas City Royals finished the month of April with a 14-10 record on the back of another strong outing on Tuesday night from new staff ace James Shields ...

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  4. Royals Look to James Shields to Get out of Funk Tonight Against the Rays

    Losers of two straight games, the Kansas City Royals turn to staff ace James Shields to get back on the winning track against his former team, the Tampa Bay Rays , Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium...

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  5. What Is Next for Branden Albert and the Kansas City Chiefs?

    The foremost question surrounding the Kansas City Chiefs entering last week’s NFL draft is still the team’s primary focus as the offseason begins to take shape in advance of the 2013 regular season...

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  6. How the Chiefs Can Evolve from Joke to Juggernaut in Just 1 Draft

    Sitting atop the NFL draft as the whole world anxiously awaits who the No. 1 overall pick will be is a position of twofold sentiment...

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  7. Realistic Trade-Up Possibilities for the 49ers' Draft

    The San Francisco 49ers are coming off a Super Bowl loss to the Baltimore Ravens , yet their window seems as wide open as any in positioning themselves for a sustained run at multiple titles...

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  8. Kansas City Royals: Starting Pitching Key to First Place Standing in AL Central

    What a difference one aggressive offseason has made for the Kansas City Royals —as they have built a starting rotation that is now seen as one of the team’s strengths, as opposed to being its perennial Achilles heel...

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  9. The Biggest Draft Bust in Each NFL Team's History

    With the NFL draft fast approaching, organizations should have a pretty clear idea as to which players they have on their radar by now...

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  10. Grading Every NFL Team's Draft Performance of the Past Decade

    While there are many different approaches to building one's roster, NFL organizations ensure that the draft is where the foundation of their franchise is built...

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  11. Royals Fall to Braves by Way of the Solo Home Run

    The Kansas City Royals are the latest victim of the hottest team in baseball, falling 6-3 to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night at Turner Field...

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  12. Workout Warriors Whose NFL Draft Stocks Have Come Back to Earth

    There are several tools that NFL teams use to identify the top talent at the collegiate level in preparation for the draft...

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  13. Chiefs Trade Rumors: Kansas City Lowers Asking Price for Branden Albert

    The Kansas City Chiefs have two crucial decisions on their hands in advance of next week’s NFL draft: ultimately settling on who to take with the No. 1 overall pick and what to do with left tackle Branden Albert ...

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  14. One Roster Hole Each NFL Team Can Easily Patch in This Year's Draft

    With the initial wave of free agency now complete, all focus on the NFL has shifted on to next week's draft—where teams really begin to lay the foundation of what their rosters will look like next season and beyond...

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  15. Are Jim Irsay's Antics Applaudable or Obnoxious?

    They are littered all over sports: outspoken owners whose behavior oftentimes pilfers the spotlight away from their own team. For the Indianapolis Colts , Jim Irsay fits the bill quite well...

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  16. What in the World Are the Kansas City Chiefs Doing with Branden Albert?

    With the NFL offseason gearing up for the draft later this month, the biggest decision for most teams will be who they take in the first round. While the Kansas City Chiefs sit with the No...

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  17. How the Seahawks Match Up with the 49ers After Free-Agency Rush

    The 2012 NFC West race was spectacular, in large part due to the Seattle Seahawks ' emergence as one of the league's better teams. While San Francisco eventually proved to be the class in the entire conference, Russell Wilson and Co...

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  18. Report: Chiefs Have Narrowed No. 1 Overall Pick Down to 4 Options

    With the NFL draft fast approaching, it is being reported that the Kansas City Chiefs have narrowed their potential options with the No. 1 overall pick down to four players. This according to NFL...

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  19. Kansas City Royals Shouldn't Dwell on Opening Day Loss to the Chicago White Sox

    Following one of the more eventful offseasons in team history, the Kansas City Royals set out to make a statement to kick off the 2013 season. Instead, Chris Sale and the Chicago White Sox temporarily quelled that enthusiasm with a 1-0 win at U...

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  20. Is Jerry Jones the New Al Davis?

    Serving as both owner and general manager—and calling all the shots in between—Jerry Jones is the face of the Dallas Cowboys ...

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  21. Kansas City Royals to Benefit from Healthy Salvador Perez in 2013

    The Kansas City Royals possess one of the brightest young rosters in all of Major League Baseball, headlined by Billy Butler, Alex Gordon, Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer ...

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  22. Every NFL Team's Best Value Contract

    The NFL is built—and stays atop the North American sports landscape—largely because of the names on the back of the jerseys. Rightfully so, those star players are paid richly for their stature within the game...

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  23. Branden Albert Situation Aside, Chiefs Must Draft Luke Joeckel with No. 1 Pick

    Following their 2-14 showing in 2012, the Kansas City Chiefs entered the offseason with a very pointed agenda to assure a repeat would not occur next season...

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  24. Luis Mendoza Named Royals Fifth Starter, Creating a Logjam in Bullpen

    The competition to become the No. 5 starter for the Kansas City Royals in 2013 began with five names: Luke Hochevar , Bruce Chen, Luis Mendoza , Will Smith and Yordano Ventura ...

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  25. Royals Name Chris Getz Starter at Second Base; Hole at Position Still a Concern

    Coming into spring training, the Kansas City Royals had very few position battles to work out as the 2013 season approached—which is remarkably odd for a team coming off a 72-win season...

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