The Royals ink Alex Rios to a lucrative, one-year deal on Friday. He’ll take over right field for departed free agent Nori Aoki.
A student at a Wichita middle school is facing disciplinary action.
Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps has pleaded guilty to drunken driving in Baltimore.
One of the top baseball standouts to come out of Kansas in recent years, Derek Norris is traded from the Athletics to the Padres.
Ex-Braves right-hander Kris Medlen joining Kansas City Royals pitching staff in 2015.
Barry Blevins was sought on an aggravated murder warrant after the October shooting of 26-year-old David Garrett.
The Kansas City Royals have added Edinson Volquez to their pitching staff. He went 13-7 with a 3.04 ERA last season with Pittsburgh.
In local football, a host of Butler Community College football players sign with D-I programs this week.
Legendary broadcaster Dick Vitale was in town for the fourth meeting in five years between Shockers and Crimson Tide.
Darius Carter had a game-high 16 points and the go-ahead slam with 11.9 seconds remaining to lead No. 11 Wichita State to a 53-52 victory ov…