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Kansas City Royals

Orioles Batter Charges Mound, Punches Pitcher Square In The Face

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.08.2016 | Sports

A baseball game at Camden Yards in Baltimore sparked some hockey-fight flare on Tuesday night in a matchup between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas Ci...

Kansas City Seeing Jump in Venture Capital

Jason Grill | Posted 04.26.2016 | Technology
Jason Grill

Kansas City has been on a roll the last few years in the entrepreneur, technology and development space.

Surviving the Insanity of Grad School as a Single Mom

Kara Romick | Posted 03.18.2016 | Parents
Kara Romick

I have now classified my life into two categories. I know you're thinking "before being married" and "after being divorced." Those two could be spot-on for some single moms, but I'm in grad school. So my life can now be categorized into "pre-grad school" and "during grad school."

Mike Moustakas: Sending Matt Harvey Back Out For the Ninth Inning Was ‘A Great Decision'

The Huffington Post | Julian McWilliams | Posted 12.18.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

It seems like ages ago that the New York Mets lost what could have been their first World Series title in 29 years. Instead, the Kansas City Royals to...

The Kings of Comeback: Five Lessons for Success From the World Series

Devra Maza | Posted 04.08.2016 | Sports
Devra Maza

Everyone loves a comeback. The 2015 World Series was rife with them, with lessons in redemption in every game. If baseball is a metaphor for life, the...

Sport and Society for Arete -- A Month to Remember

Richard Crepeau | Posted 11.09.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

For the past several weeks I have seen a multitude of stories from the wild world of sport that have struck me as something about which I wanted to write and set my brain whirring.

KC Royals Player Delivers Confrontational And Patriotic Victory Speech

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.04.2015 | Sports

Kansas City Royals outfielder Jonny Gomes only played in 12 games for the team after being acquired in August, but on Tuesday in Kansas City, he still...

Four Business Lessons From Baseball

Jose Costa | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business
Jose Costa

With the end of the World Series, I began thinking about all the lessons I've learned about business and leadership from baseball. Whether it was playing the game or watching it on TV, I realized that the game has shaped my actions and beliefs in my career and relationships.

Watch Paul Rudd Get Drenched With Beer By The KC Royals

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment

Following the Kansas City Royals' victory over the New York Mets in the World Series on Sunday, funnyman and devoted Royals fan Paul Rudd got decked o...

Reflections From a Mets Fan

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports
Robert S. McElvaine

Before we get too upset at not winning the World Series, let us ask: Was there a Mets fan anywhere when the season began -- or in late July -- who wouldn't have been ecstatic with the team winning National League championship?

Kansas City Royals Win 2015 World Series

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets 7-2 to win the World Series early Monday. This is the team's first World Series title since 1985. G...

New York Mets Win Game 3 Of 2015 World Series

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.31.2015 | Sports

Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets wanted to send a strong message to the Kansas City Royals on the very first pitch of World Series Game 3. With ...

The Royal Heat Check

Julian McWilliams | Posted 10.30.2015 | Sports
Julian McWilliams

The series switches to New York. For the Mets, it couldn't have come at a better time. It is still early, but for any player with a pulse, it must be a gut check to have a squad beat your horses two nights in a row.

Kansas City Royals Grab 2-0 Lead In 2015 World Series

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.29.2015 | Sports

The Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the 2015 World Series after beating the New York Mets 7-1 on Wednesday night. As they did in Game 1, the Roy...

5 More Reasons to Fall in Love With Kansas City

Michelle Lamar | Posted 10.28.2015 | Travel
Michelle Lamar

It's no longer a secret that Kansas City is a friendly place with a good cost of living. But here are five more reasons you'll fall in love with the City of Fountains.

Eric Hosmer Avoids Buckner Comparisons With Game-Winning Redemption

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.28.2015 | Sports

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was one inning away from having a historically bad night. In the eighth inning of World Series Game 1 ag...

6 Ways To Decide Who To Root For In The 2015 World Series

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.29.2015 | Sports

The World Series starts on Tuesday, but your team has already been eliminated and you don't know who root for. You might know a number of players on K...

World Series Grass Is Greener On The Other Side

Tim Mouw | Posted 10.26.2015 | Science
Tim Mouw

Baseball groundskeepers rely on a phenomenon of color science called gonio-appearance to confuse our eyes into thinking we see two different colors of grass. In this case, the grass really is greener on the other side.

Area Man Swallowed Whole By Living, Breathing Tarp

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 10.09.2015 | Sports

Shades of Vince Coleman in '85. #ForeverRoyal #TakeTheCrown #RainDelay https://t.co/526gkaGGvQ— FOX Sports KC (@FSKansasCity) October 9, 2015 A Kan...

The Kansas City Royals Love 'Trap Queen' More Than You

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.12.2015 | Sports

Fetty Wap and his song "Trap Queen" have been inescapable this summer. It's a runaway hit (peaking at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in May), infectin...

Two Baseball Players Synced Up Their Talents For One Sensational Play

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.29.2015 | Sports

Kansas City Royals infielders Omar Infante and Alcides Escobar redefined what it means to be a shortstop and a second baseman on this play. In effect,...

Trade Deadline Moves for MLB Playoff Teams

Andrew Wild | Posted 07.20.2016 | Sports
Andrew Wild

Baseball has returned after an incredibly successful All-Star break, featuring a revamped Home Run Derby that received nothing but rave reviews, and ended with a dramatic victory by hometown favorite Todd Frazier.

Why Are There so Many Royals on Pace to Start the All-Star Game? Hear it From the Locals.

Jeremy Krashin | Posted 06.18.2016 | Sports
Jeremy Krashin

After a return to the World Series last year, Royals fans are making a stand in 2015 and Major League Baseball provided us with the perfect outlet. The All Star Game voting results, show that not only is the team back, but the fans are back, too. And they're out in force.

Draft Position and Tracking of Pitchers

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.12.2016 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Pitchers drafted in the late rounds represent much smaller investments for the teams and are therefore expendable. This creates an incentive for the teams to push those late round draft picks who throw very hard through the minor league system quickly with little concern for their futures.

Royals-White Sox Tensions Lead To Inevitable Bench-Clearing Brawl

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.24.2015 | Sports

Five players were ejected.