(AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Jayhawks at Opening Ceremonies

The USA team started the day partaking in an academic outreach by walking three blocks outside the Athlete Village.

Minnesota Twins' Kurt Suzuki runs home past Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez to score on a triple by Danny Santana during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Royals drop four straight

The Minnesota Twins beat the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 2-0 Thursday night.

Bill Self (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Jayhawks blow by China, 93-56

Kansas men’s basketball, representing the USA National Team at the 2015 World University Games, ran past China.

Houston Astros' George Springer (4) steals second base bening Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante (14) in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 1, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Astros sweep Royals

Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the team complete a three-game sweep.