Sports Briefs Aug 30

Kansas City Royals

The Royals (64-66) encountered vast amounts of bad news this week as they dropped an entire series to the Cleveland Indians and recorded a scoreless 45 inning streak. They are now ten games behind Cleveland for the AL Central and three games behind the second wild card spot. In other news, star pitcher Danny Duffy received a DUI citation on Sunday.

Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City stands at third place in the Western Conference and holds a home stand for the US Open Cup Final on Wednesday, September 20th. In local news, you can purchase a bus ride to Children’s Mercy Park to see Sporting KC take on the New England Revolution for five dollars. Tickets are included.

Kansas City Chiefs

The Chiefs (1-2) ran into some problems in Seattle as they dropped a 13-26 preseason loss to the Seahawks, but this stood to be the brighter side of the game. Starting running back Spencer Ware tore his PCL during the game and will miss the entire regular season. Freshman phenom Kareem Hunt looks to take over in the backfield for the Chiefs.