The playoff picture looks as bleak as it can be for the Royals (83-74). They are four games behind Cleveland for the second wild-card berth with five games to play.
The Jayhawks are off to a 2 and 1 start entering a week off before the start of Big 12 action.
The Kansas City Royals move to ten games above .500 with a 6 to 5, 12-inning win Monday night.
Justin Maxwell hit a grand slam with two outs in the 10th inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 4-0 Sunday in a matchup of AL wild-card contenders.
Kansas State saw on film how opponents ran up and down the field on Texas. The Wildcats simply couldn’t duplicate it.
Walk-on kicker Matt Wyman hit a 52-yard field goal with no time left, sending Kansas to a 13-10 victory over Louisiana Tech on Saturday and ending a 22-game losing streak against teams from the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Wichita State sweeps South Dakota in the first game of the Shocker Volleyball Classic.
Alcides Escobar walked on four pitches with the bases loaded to give the Kansas City Royals a 2 to 1 win over the Texas Rangers.
Deryk Faber says no one had ever told him he looked like Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, at least, not before Faber and his brother ended up on national television for his impersonation of the Chiefs’ coach.
Wichita State freshman basketball player DJ Bowles has been denied medical clearance and will not play basketball for the Shockers.
Wichita State wins its first Missouri Valley Conference match and gets ready for play in the Shocker Volleyball Classic starting Friday.
The high school football season continues Friday night in Kansas.
Andy Reid returned to Philadelphia to coach the Kansas City Chiefs to a 26 to 16 win over the Philadelphia Eagles Thursday night.
Fullback Toben Opurum has been released and safety Bradley McDouglad has been signed to the practice squad.
The Royals fall back to 3 1/2 games out in the American League wild-card race.