(ABCSports) The National Football League announced its decision Tuesday to uphold the punishment imposed on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady over the scandal that has become known as “deflategate.”
Eric Hosmers 3 run home run in the 1st inning gave the Kansas City Royals a lead they would not give up on the way to a 9-4 win over the Cleveland Indians Monday night.
The pairings for the American Legion AAA State baseball tournament are out. Emporia opens the tournament against the host team McPherson. They will play in the late game Wednesday.
The Kansas City Chiefs quarterbacks, rookies and injured players will report to training camp on the campus of Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph Tuesday.
Former Kansas State receiver Tyler Lockett has been named the Big 12 2014-15 athlete of the year. Lockett is the second Wildcat in the last three years to be tabbed the best among all male athletes in the conference, joining former Wildcat quarterback Collin Klein following the 2012-13 season.
Four Gold Medals were earned by Emporians during the final weekend of the Sunflower State games.
The Royals completed a trade for Cincinnati Reds right-hander Johnny Cueto on Sunday. The deal was announced during the third inning of the Royals' 5-1 win over the Astros: Cueto and cash considerations to Kansas City for left-handers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed. Cueto, 7-6 with a 2.62 ERA, could help shore up a rotation which has wobbled much of the season because of injuries and ineffectiveness.