Royals’ organization brings all walks of life

Chukars' Julio Gonzalez and Chukars' Freddy Fermin have a meeting at the mound with pitcher Chukars' Janser Lara, center, during game one of three against the Voyagers at Melaleuca Field in Idaho Falls, Id., Friday, August 11, 2017. (Photo/ John Roark,

A melting pot of different cultural backgrounds, Latin players attempt to integrate into I.F.

Siemian throws TD as Broncos beat 49ers 33-14

Denver Broncos quarterback Paxton Lynch (12) throws during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Vance Joseph isn’t yet ready to declare a winner in the race to be Denver’s starting quarterback between Paxton Lynch and Trevor Siemian.

Cool Yul; Moldauer soars to U.S. gymnastics title

Yup Moldauer competes on the high bar during men's final round of the U.S. gymnastics championships, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Moldauer won the all-around title. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yul Moldauer is a grease monkey at heart. There’s something about having a tool in his hands and a problem to solve that speaks to him, a hobby he picked up from his father while growing up in Colorado.

Haniger, Cruz homer in Mariners’ 7-6 win over Rays

Seattle Mariners' Mitch Haniger, center, celebrates with Kyle Seager, right, and Nelson Cruz left, after Haniger hit a grand slam off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners got early home runs from Mitch Haniger and Nelson Cruz and held on for a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night, one that brightened their wild-card hopes another notch.

Undisputed champ: Crawford stops Indongo in 3rd

Julius Indongo, right, jabs at Terence Crawford during the third round of a junior welterweight world title unification boxing bout in Lincoln, Neb., Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Crawford won the fight by knockout in the third round. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Terence Crawford took all the drama out of his fight against Julius Indongo, and he did it fast.

Liukin brings upbeat approach to USA gymnastics

Valeri Liukin watches during women's Round 1 of the USA Gymnastics championships, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. Liukin insists the expectations for the U.S. women's gymnastics program have not changed now that he's taken over for the retired Martha Karolyi. The program's mindset is another matter. Think "less pushy, more positive." (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Valeri Liukin, father of 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin, is the new national team coordinator for the U.S. women’s gymnastics team upon the retirement of Martha Karolyi.



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