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'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks' death mourned by sports world and beyond

...Not Ernie. It was always, 'Isn't this a great day to be alive and playing baseball?'"Banks was playing for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues when the Cubs discovered him in 1953, and purchased his contract for $10,000. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-24/mr-cub-ernie-banks-death
Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

...Wrigley Field and hit three homers," he once said. "That was what I always wanted to do."Banks was playing for the Kansas City Monarchs of the Negro Leagues when the Cubs discovered him in 1953, and purchased his contract for $10,000. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-23/cubs-legend-ernie-banks-
Overtime

...with helping set the foundation for a new downtown ballpark in Cleveland and turned around a foundering franchise.? The Kansas City Royals have signed veteran right-hander Ryan Madson to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-04/overtime
Injury-riddled Browns call on third-string QB Connor Shaw

...remains that quarterback Philip Rivers will play in his team's final regular-season game, on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs.That's what Chargers coach Mike McCoy told reporters Monday."Everyone has had some form of injury that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-22/injury-riddled-browns-call-th
Former Braves pitcher Kris Medlen signs two-year deal with Royals

Ex-Atlanta right-hander Kris Medlen signed an $8.5 million, two-year contract with the Kansas City Royals after missing last season while he recovered from Tommy John surgery.Medlen will make $2 million next year and $5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-18/former-braves-pitcher-kr
Pitcher Jon Lester's decision on team could come Tuesday

...career-best 2.45 ERA in 2014.He was on the mound for the A's in the American League wild-card game against the Kansas City Royals and left in the eighth inning with runners on first and second with one out and his team leading 7-4. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-08/pitcher-jon-lesters-deci
Red Sox make offer to Pablo Sandoval

...Hall of Fame is once again taking on an orange-and-black color scheme.The San Francisco Giants' victory over the Kansas City Royals in October will be starting Monday in the museum's Autumn Glory exhibit, Cooperstown's annual tribute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-22/red-sox-make-offer-pablo-sandoval
Oakland Raiders end drought with win over Kansas City Chiefs

...Jones with 1:42 remaining and the Oakland Raiders snapped a 16-game losing streak with a 24-20 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.Oakland's Latavius Murray ran for two touchdowns on four carries before leaving the game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-20/oakland-raiders-end-drought-w
Jets coach Rex Ryan fined $100,000 for profanity

...him and really like him."SEAHAWKS: Running back Marshawn Lynch is listed as questionable to play Sunday against the Kansas City Chiefs.A week after rushing for 140 yards and four touchdowns against the New York Giants, Lynch was held out of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-11-14/jets-coach-rex-ryan-fined-100
Giants win World Series behind Madison Bumgarner

...GreenJacket Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third title in five seasons.With both starters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-10-29/giants-win-world-series-