Kansas City Sports Monitor

Kansas City Sports Monitor

The Kansas City Sports Monitor provides news and analysis for the Kansas City sports fan. We cover the Chiefs, Royals and Sporting Kansas City on the professional level as well as Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri on the college level. It's sports news for the thinking fan. We are informative and entertaining without being outrageous.... Show More

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February 16, 2020 45 min

In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs are keeping training camp in St. Joseph.
  • Kansas beat Oklahoma and is set up for a huge week this week.
  • Kansas State is playing out the string.
  • Missouri upset Auburn and I'm really interested to see how they play this week after the big win.
  • We learned some things about the Royals pitching this week.
  • The Astros still don't h... Read more

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  • February 14, 2020 48 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Houston Astros finally talked about their cheating.
  • Kansas won at West Virginia on Wednesday in another display of great defense.
  • Missouri fought hard but fell just short at LSU.
  • Kansas State played and that's about all I can say without being mean.
  • Congress hates streaming sports.
  • MLB announced rule changes for the 2020 season.
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    February 9, 2020 60 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs have a lot of decisions to make this offseason, including the best way to structure a Patrick Mahomes extension and what to do with Chris Jones.
  • Kansas has the best defense in the country but do they have the offense to win a championship?
  • Missouri continues to struggle but pulled out an overtime win against Arkansas.
  • Kansas State is a real head-s... Read more

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  • February 7, 2020 47 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • Andy Reid held his end-of-season press conference.
  • Andy Reid doesn't worry about what others say about him.
  • It's wrong to say that when offense executes defense doesn't matter.
  • Kansas City held a parade for the Chiefs.
  • Patrick Mahomes isn't perfect on or off the field.
  • Pete Rose asked MLB to reinstate him.
  • A three-way ... Read more

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  • February 3, 2020 42 min

    The Kansas City Chiefs are the Super Bowl Champions!  This episode is all about the Chiefs and the game that hopefully started a dynasty.  In this episode I talked about:

  • How San Francisco played differently in this game than they did in their first two playoff games.
  • The decisions by both teams at the end of the first half.
  • The play call balance of the Chiefs.
  • The Chiefs play where Ptrick Mahomes ... Read more

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  • January 31, 2020 50 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Super Bowl is finally here on Sunday!
  • Kansas football was hit with another allegation by the NCAA.
  • Kansas won easily at Oklahoma State.
  • Missouri made an unbelievable comeback at home against Georgia.
  • Kansas State beat Oklahoma in Manhattan.
  • The Royals signed Greg Holland to a minor league contract.
  • Kris Bryant learned about the de... Read more

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  • January 26, 2020 57 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Super Bowl is one week from today.
  • The Astros were found guilty of stealing signs with cameras and MLB handed out punishment but there is more to the story.
  • Kansas football suspended a player indefinitely.
  • Missouri lost big at West Virginia and I'm starting to think Cuonzo Martin might not be back next season.
  • Kansas beat Tennessee relatively... Read more

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  • January 24, 2020 56 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs will play the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl. 
  • The Patrick Mahomes Chiefs match up well against the Greatest Show On Turf.
  • Kansas and Kansas State played a rather boring game and then a fight broke out and most people overreacted and were wrong in their analysis.
  • Missouri lost at home to Texas A&M.
  • The Royals had some news this ... Read more

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  • January 19, 2020 42 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs beat the Titans and are going to the Super Bowl.
  • Kansas won at Texas on Saturday.
  • Kansas State was lights out shooting its way to a win at home over West Virginia.
  • Missouri struggled and lost at Alabama.
  • The Royals are mourning the passing of former owner David Glass.
  • The Royals are reportedly close to signing Alex Gordon to a one-... Read more

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  • January 17, 2020 51 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs host the AFC Championship game on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans.
  • A couple of future Hall of Fame football players made decisions on their future.
  • Kansas won easily at Oklahoma without Devon Dotson.
  • Missouri was crushed at Mississippi State.
  • Kansas State lost again. This time at home to Texas Tech.
  • The Royals released their no... Read more

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  • January 12, 2020 41 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs won a playoff game we will never forget.
  • There are a few college football notes from the weekend and we look forward to Monday night's game.
  • Kansas was dominated by Baylor's guards.
  • Missouri played a new style of game and crushed Florida.
  • Kansas State lost another game.
  • The Royals agreed to a contract with Jorge Soler.
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    January 10, 2020 49 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs host the Houston Texans at Arrowhead on Sunday.
  • A few NFL teams hired new coaches.
  • We learned that a couple of top college quarterbacks are declaring for the NFL draft.
  • Kansas destroyed Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum.
  • Kansas State dropped a close one at home to TCU.
  • Missouri lost at home to Tennessee.
  • Bob Huggins and Roy Wil... Read more

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  • January 5, 2020 52 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The NFL playoffs were exciting with three road teams winning.
  • NFL overtime rules are being attacked again.
  • Should the division winners get the home games in the NFL playoffs or should it be based on record?
  • We now know who the Chiefs will play next Sunday.
  • Kansas came from behind to beat West Virginia.
  • Kansas State lost at Oklahoma and people... Read more

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  • January 3, 2020 57 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs have a bye but the NFL playoffs start this weekend.
  • Coaching changes are underway in the NFL.
  • Kansas State lost a close game to Navy in the Liberty Bowl.
  • It's time for changes to the College Football Playoffs.
  • Missouri won its last game prior to the start of conference play.
  • Should the Royals sign prospects before they reach th... Read more

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  • December 30, 2019 39 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs beat the Chargers and earned a bye.
  • The NFL playoffs are set.
  • NFL coaching changes are beginning already.
  • Kansas State plays Navy in the Liberty Bowl on Tuesday.
  • The Big 12 is struggling in bowl games.
  • Kansas defeated Stanford 72-56 and had plane trouble on the flight home.
  • Kansas State defeated Tulsa 69-67 in a game they f... Read more

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  • December 27, 2019 43 min

    In this I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs host the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.
  • The AFC Playoff Picture is relatively simple to understand at this point.
  • The Chiefs are in an odd spot as far as whether or not to rest their starters at all in Sunday's game.
  • The College Football Playoffs start on Saturday.
  • The Royals made a trade for a Yankees pitcher.
  • The Oakland Athletics f... Read more

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  • December 23, 2019 41 min

    In this episode I discuss the following: 

  • The Chiefs played at Chicago on Sunday Night Football.
  • Broadcasting of SEC football is going to change.
  • Kansas lost a close game at Villanova.
  • Missouri won the annual Braggin' Rights game against Illinois.
  • Kansas State lost to Saint Louis.
  • The Royals signed Maikel Franco to play third base.
  • There was plenty of MLB news including ... Read more

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  • December 19, 2019 50 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs claimed Terrell Suggs and he says he's ready to play.
  • The Chiefs play the Bears in Chicago on Sunday Night Football.
  • Three AFC teams can clinch something this weekend.
  • There have been some interesting stories in the NFL since we last talked.
  • Missouri's football coaching staff is starting to fill out.
  • Kansas football lost a ... Read more

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  • December 16, 2019 52 min

    In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs beat the Broncos 23-3.
  • The Dallas Cowboys had problems with the coin toss.
  • FOX showed the video shot by the Patriots when they were cheating last weekend.
  • Missouri's football staff is being put together and we know where Barry Odom is going.
  • Kansas ran away from UMKC.
  • Kansas State controlled the game against Mississippi State b... Read more

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  • December 12, 2019 50 min

    Thursdays are about reviewing the week that is ending and previewing the weekend ahead.  In this episode I discuss the following:

  • The Chiefs play Denver at Arrowhead on Sunday in a big game to keep their hopes alive for a bye.
  • The Patriots were caught cheating yet again but the NFL doesn't seem interested in punishing them.
  • Eliah Drinkwitz is starting to hire coaches for his staff at Missouri.
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