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Cowtown Rundown: Kansas City Sports News 8/18

Here's your daily dose of Kansas City sports news...

Zack Greinke gets some run support

Last week Royals pitcher Zack Greinke pitched an eight-inning gem giving up just one-run. The problem? The Royals lost in 10 innings 2-1.

On Tuesday, he did the same going six innings and giving up just one run.

This time around, though, the Royals scored enough to win. Wilson Betemit as did the team co-leader in home runs Yuniesky Betancourt.

Yes, Yuniesky Betancourt is tied for the team lead in home runs.

Check out Royals Review for more Royals news.

Chiefs night practice is coming Wednesday

The Chiefs will once again have a night practice on Wednesday. The last time they did this it was very enjoyable and nearly 8,000 fans attended.

I'm not sure how many fans will attend this time around but, considering the weather, you should get all the Chiefs you can when it's not in the sun.

The Chiefs will also be signing autographs. We'll be up there to get the full report.

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KU quarterback decision coming as soon as next week

I don't know about you all, but I'm ready for this one to be over. KU coach Turner Gill indicated Tuesday that a quarterback decision will likely come next week though it could go down to Sept. 3, the day before the season opener.

The season starts in several weeks and all KU coach Turner Gill is doing at this point is minimizing snaps.

KU's Jordan Webb and Kale Pick are competing to be the starting quarterback. They're splitting time which means one of those two will be the starter and they'll have half the number of first team snaps through a critical portion of camp.

For any other position, I understand it. But with quarterback you need to pick your guy and stick with it.

Check out Rock Chalk Talk for more KU football news

Derrick Washington looks good but can't beat defense

During 11-on-11 drills, the coaches are usually tracking who "wins" the drill --- the offense or the defense.

Mizzou RB Derrick Washington's offense lost to the Mizzou defense. His reaction?

"Ain’t no way! Two in a row!," Washington screamed, tacking on an obscenity that echoed around a nearly-empty Memorial Stadium.

All the offense had to do was win one of the two 11 on 11s.

"But they kicked our (rears) both times," said Missouri’s senior tailback, one of four team captains. "It wasn’t even close. Guys just weren’t competing out there today."

It's a good thing when one of your best offensive players hates to lose.

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