Salvador Perez tapped his bat twice on the plate to make sure it wasn’t cracked, then sent the next pitch he saw from Toronto reliever T.J. Zeuch into the left-field fountains, breaking open a scoreless game and sending the Kansas City Royals to a 2-0 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday.
The NFL’s revised offseason program still includes a post-draft rookie minicamp, voluntary workouts and a mandatory minicamp next month despite the union’s objection to in-person activities due to COVID-19 concerns.
Former Emporia State softball play Jacie Stephens passed away after giving birth to her child. Nearly a year later, her husband still mourns the loss. The Hornets extended family stepped in to help out a grieving soul.
Kansas forward Jalen Wilson announced that he has declared for the 2021 NBA Draft today. Wilson will retain NCAA eligibility while testing the draft process. Per NCAA rules, student-athletes can participate in the NBA draft process if withdrawn by Monday, July 19.
“You hear about dream jobs, destination jobs — this is my destination job. This is where I received an incredible education, where I started my career, and where I fell in love with college athletics.”
Major League Baseball swiftly moved the All-Star Game to hitter-friendly Coors Field on Tuesday after pulling the Midsummer Classic from Atlanta over objections to extensive changes to Georgia’s voting laws.