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TORONTO -- Team Czech Republic forward Vladimir Sobotka and his agent remain in talks with Russias Kontinental Hockey League and the St. Louis Blues in hopes of returning to the NHL this season.After playing the past two seasons for Avangard Omsk, Sobotka has been in talks for the past five months with no resolution. The sides will try to spend some time during the World Cup of Hockey to come to an agreement.Sobotka, 28, has one year remaining on this KHL contract and said this process has been a difficult one.Were still talking and well see whats going to happen during the World Cup, said Sobotka, who has 35 goals and 88 assists in 381 career NHL games. After that, I think were going to be smarter. Its been going on for five months and Ive had enough of it. Its my agents job to to keep talking and well see.Meanwhile, he said he has no regrets leaving the Blues after the 2013-14 season to play in the KHL.Oh, no. I never regretted I left because of my personal issues, Sobotka said. I left to play different hockey and now well see whats going to happen. [url=https://www.cheaproyals.com/]Stitched Royals Jerseys[/url] . Despite the cost, effort and an improved steroid test, its possible that very few -- if any -- positives will be detected, Dr. Richard Budgett told The Associated Press in an interview. "We just dont know what the results from Torino will be," Budgett said. [url=https://www.cheaproyals.com/]Royals Jerseys China[/url] . - Blake Griffin had 30 points and 12 rebounds, J. [url=https://www.cheaproyals.com/]https://www.cheaproyals.com/[/url] . MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez also will attend the session, which was announced Monday. The league has discussed placing its next two expansion teams in Miami and Atlanta. [url=https://www.cheaproyals.com/]Kansas City Royals Shirts[/url] .Y. -- Syracuse has turned up the defence at the right time all season, and when High Point threatened to pull off a monumental upset the second-ranked Orange did what they do best with their quick hands and savvy play. [url=https://www.cheaproyals.com/]Royals Jerseys 2020[/url] . - The Oakland Raiders re-signed offensive lineman Khalif Barnes on Friday. PHILADELPHIA -- Yordano Ventura got a costly hit.He sprained his right ankle running the bases in a short outing as the Kansas City Royals lost 7-2 to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.Ventura (6-6) exited in the third inning following his second career hit. He lined a single to right but got hurt running to second on Alex Gordons double-play grounder.It feels better right now than it did before, Ventura said after the game through an interpreter. It seems like the swelling is getting better. Its still too early to tell. Itll be a couple days before we know.Ventura went out to the mound in the bottom half of the inning and left after Cody Asche hit a shot into the second deck in right field with two outs.He had trouble pushing off, Royals manager Ned Yost said.Ventura gave up four runs and four hits in 2 2/3 innings. He allowed seven runs in 5 13 innings in his previous start.Weve been trying to get him to stay within himself and control his emotions, Yost said. He did a good job with that.Cameron Rupp hit a three-run homer and Vince Velasquez threw six effective innings for the Phillies. Cody Asche and Maikel Franco also went deep to help Philadelphia win two of three against the defending World Series champions.Velasquez (7-2) allowed two runs and five hits, striking out seven in his second start since returning from the disabled list. It appeared Velasquez was hurt in the first inning when manager Pete Mackanin and a trainer visited the mound after he threw just five pitches.dddddddddddd But Velasquez stayed in, his velocity increased and he threw 96 pitches.Rupp gave the Phillies a 3-0 lead in the first when he hit a 1-2 pitch the opposite way into the right-field seats for his eighth homer.I wanted a fastball on the outside and the pitch was up, Ventura said.Gordons two-run homer off Velasquez cut it to 4-2 in the fifth. Maikel Francos infield single drove in a run in the bottom half. He hit a solo homer off Brian Flynn in the eighth.STANDINGSThe Royals fell to 43-38 with their 13th loss in their last 18 road games. The Phillies (37-46) have won five of six.STREAKINGRoyals SS Alcides Escobar hit a single in the ninth to extend his hitting streak to 14 games. Its the longest of his career in a single season. He had an 18-game streak that stretched over two seasons in 2014-15). Escobar is batting .371 (23 for 62) during his current streak. ... Kansas Citys Kendrys Morales was 0 for 3 with a walk and two strikeouts, ending his eight-game hitting streak.UP NEXTRoyals: RHP Edinson Volquez (7-7, 4.60 ERA) pitches the opener of a three-game series at Toronto. RHP Aaron Sanchez (8-1, 3.08) goes for the Blue Jays. ' ' ' 

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