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 …

Royals over Red Sox

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

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.

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.

Indians to designate Mark Reynolds

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians are expected to designate struggling slugger Mark Reynolds for assignment. Reynolds, who signed a one-year, $6 …

Scott, Furyk tied for lead at Oak Hill

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Tiger Woods is off to a strong start at the PGA Championship. The 14-time major champion began on the back side Thurs…