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Gee, Nava leave Royals and become free agents

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Right-hander Dillon Gee and outfielder Daniel Nava have become free agents after refusing outright assignments from the Kansas City Royals to Triple-A Omaha. The 30-year-old Gee signed with the Royals in December after


Mizzou women roll past Truman State in exhibition finale

COLUMBIA, MO. – Led by a 22-point, nine-rebound performance from sophomore guard Sophie Cunningham (Columbia, Mo.), Mizzou Women’s Basketball defeated Truman State, 87-53, in exhibition action Monday night at Mizzou Arena. Cunningham’s stellar night led four Tigers


MIAA hands out weekly football honors

Kansas City, Mo. – Emporia State’s Braxton Marstall has been named the MIAA Football Offensive Athlete of the Week while his teammate Tre Dickerson earned the honor on defense. Central Missouri’s Jaylen Zachery has been named the


Kansas women win exhibition game against Washburn

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas women’s basketball continued to highlight its up-tempo offense in its 2016-17 exhibition finale, as the Jayhawks downed Washburn, 81-57, on Sunday afternoon inside Allen Fieldhouse. With the victory, KU improved to 7-0 against