Chen quiets Red Sox as Royals win 5-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bruce Chen had the Boston Red Sox popping up and out. Chen outdueled Jon Lester and the Kansas City Royals defeated …

Kansas City Royals' Alex Gordon hits the ball to left field to score one run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Royals over Red Sox

The Kansas City Royals have won 16 of the last 20 games since the All-Star break.

Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy follows through on a delivery in the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

Duffy optioned to Omaha

Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy sent to Omaha after giving up two runs and six hits in Wednesday’s game.

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton reaches for a drink during their NFL football training camp in Metairie, La., Tuesday, July 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Payton back on sidelines against Chiefs

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton will coach his first game Friday night against the Kansas City Chiefs following a 19-month suspension.