Atlanta Falcons are already thinking about re-signing Julio Jones

...593 yards receiving.Two recent signings by receivers might help to set the market for Jones. Earlier this month, the Kansas City Chiefs signed Jeremy Maclin to a five-year deal worth as much as $55 million. Randall Cobb re-signed with Green...

Falcons sign former Broncos tight end Jacob Tamme

...Bowe, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. Bowe has spent the past eight seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs. JAGUARS: Running back Bernard Pierce was claimed off waivers by Jacksonville one day after he was released...

Giants' Hunter Pence out 6-8 weeks after breaking forearm

...his spring training debut with tightness in his right triceps after pitching a scoreless inning in a 5-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals. He will be evaluated again Friday. PHILLIES: Cliff Lee, the 36-year-old 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner...

Giants are happy with addition of ex-Royal outfielder Nori Aoki

The San Francisco Giants are thrilled with how their outfield is shaping up after acquiring Nori Aoki from the Kansas City Royals.

Fans with Oscar fever binge watch the nominated films

...will host 24-hour marathons for best-picture contenders in six movie markets around the country: Los Angeles; the Kansas City area; Dallas; Chicago; New York; and the District of Columbia included.This year, there's a twist. The company...

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...

'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...

New-look Braves plan to fully embrace the role of underdog

...acknowledges that the Braves are a team in flux.He and Wood still think they can be a contender. Both pointed to the Kansas City Royals, who surprisingly made the playoffs last season and got all the way to Game 7 of the World Series."It may...

Royals, postseason star Lorenzo Cain avoid arbitration

Postseason star Lorenzo Cain and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year contract for $2,725,000, just ahead of what would have been Major League Baseball's...

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks remembered for optimism, character

CHICAGO - Fans and friends paid tribute to legendary Chicago Cubs slugger Ernie Banks on Saturday, recalling how he helped break baseball's color barrier during a Hall of Fame career.