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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.

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.

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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.

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Episodes

Big Wins for the Local Colleges

2/20/2021
All three local schools had big games on Saturday and they all won. Saturday was billed more as big games for Missouri and Kansas, but it turned out that Kansas State decided that they too had a big game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:53

Royals Trade for Benintendi & College Hoops

2/11/2021
The Royals made some big news this week with a trade for Andrew Benintendi. We have seen all three local colleges play this week, Kansas twice. Missouri had a bad one. Kansas won back-to-back games for the first time since early January. And even though Kansas State lost, they played much better than we have seen most of the season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:33

Super Bowl and Kansas and Missouri wins

2/3/2021
The Super Bowl is slowly coming into view. We are just a few days away. There is always talk from one player or another, and with nothing else for the media to talk about, things get way overblown. I’m going to talk about what exactly this Super Bowl means to Patrick Mahomes, the other players, the coaches, the franchise, and the city. And it means a lot. I’ll also discuss the Kansas win over Kansas State on Tuesday, and the Missouri win over Kentucky on Wednesday. See...

Duration:00:35:42

Become a Member Today!

1/14/2021
If you have a few minutes, listen to what a membership to the Kansas City Sports Monitor gives you. If you like Kansas City sports, you will love our membership. Besides what is currently offered, I am adding a new newsletter focused on the Royals when the baseball season starts. Give it a listen and if you are interested in trying out the membership, go to kcsportsmonitor.com and sign up today! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:04:00

Can the Browns beat the Chiefs?

1/14/2021
Can the Browns beat the Chiefs? They won 11 games in the regular season and put up 48 points in a playoff win over Pittsburgh last weekend. But can they beat the Chiefs? I’ll give you my opinion. I also have some other NFL news along with college football and a little from Major League Baseball. Thanks for joining me for the Thursday night podcast episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:42

The Last Episode of 2020

12/31/2020
It’s a New Year’s Eve (Eve) episode of the Kansas City Sports Monitor! The Chiefs are going to rest some players this weekend. I will tell you what we know. We have one week left in the NFL regular season. I discussed the playoff picture. Excuses were flying for Florida just minutes into their game against Oklahoma tonight. I want to explain my view of the opt-out, sit-out, and the leave early crowd. The Royals signed a free-agent pitcher. The San Diego Padres are making big moves for...

Duration:00:41:51

Merry Christmas!

12/24/2020
It’s the Christmas Eve episode of the Kansas City Sports Monitor podcast! Tonight I’m going to take a look at the NFL playoff picture. I’ll talk about the presents I am hoping to get for 2021. I’m also interested in what Coastal Carolina’s president said about the lack of fairness in college football. And there are a few other pieces of news you might be interested in. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:22:57

KU wins at Texas Tech, NFL Playoff Picture, and more!

12/18/2020
Kansas faced a tough challenge on the road to start Big 12 play and the Jayhawks pulled it out. I’ll talk about that game. Let’s also look at the NFL playoff picture and this weekend’s games. I have solved the college football playoff puzzle. I will also talk about all of the schools skipping bowl games and why it’s just quitting. National signing day in college football this week kicked off the December signing period. I have that and more in a packed Thursday night podcast episode. See...

Duration:00:46:37

Chiefs vs Dolphins, Matt Besler, and much more!

12/11/2020
This episode is packed with all kinds of interesting information. I discussed Missouri's win over Liberty. I talked about the Chiefs and Tigers games this weekend. I talked about the joke the Big Ten is by changing its rules and the jokes Mike Krzyzewski and Duke are for their recent actions. I touched on Royals Rule 5 Draft information and their new minor league affiliate possibilities. I congratulated Matt Besler for living a dream by playing for his hometown team. I wrapped things up by...

Duration:00:51:25

Sporting loses, Royals make moves, and College Basketball updates

12/4/2020
Sporting was beaten down at home by Minnesota, and now their season is over. The Royals made several moves this week because of the non-tender deadline. Missouri won a big game against Oregon. All three local colleges play morning football games this weekend. I have all kinds of information in this one. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:35:05

Kansas loses to Gonzaga, Missouri wins, and oh K-State

11/26/2020
Kansas played terrible defense but actually did ok on the offensive end but lost to Gonzaga to start their season. Missouri looked good in a win over Oral Roberts. Kansas State has a long way to go if they don't want to finish at the bottom of the Big 12. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:26:11

Chiefs vs Raiders, College Football, and more

11/19/2020
The Chiefs face the Raiders this week in a game that seems to have a lot of bad blood. Kansas State and Iowa State play in my college football game of the week. Missouri hopes to have enough healthy players to play at South Carolina. I have all of that and a lot more in this fun episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:46:00

It's a Strange Weekend for Local Sports

11/12/2020
None of the local teams are playing this weekend but that doesn't mean there isn't anything to discuss. The Chiefs are battling for the top seed in the AFC playoffs. We heard about the Royals' interest in a free-agent starting pitcher. We know when Sporting will play its first playoff game. The College Football Playoff committee is considering pushing back games if necessary. We also have a good amount of college basketball news this week. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:31:07

The Monitor - Thursday, November 5, 2020

11/6/2020
In this episode I discuss the following: The Chiefs have one more game before their bye and they might have to play it without Chris Jones. Kansas State will have its hands full trying to prevent a second consecutive loss. Kansas goes to Oklahoma for what is surely going to be an ugly game. Sporting can clinch the top seed in the west win this final week of the MLS season. Kansas Athletics lowered its budget for the year. The Royals acquired a player from the Trevor Rosenthal trade earlier...

Duration:00:35:54

The Monitor - Thursday, October 29, 2020

10/30/2020
In this episode I discuss the following: I start off the podcast with big news for the future of Kansas City Sports Monitor. The Chiefs play at home against the NY Jets. Kansas State travels to West Virginia. Kansas hosts Iowa State. Missouri travels to the swamp to play Florida. Kansas' basketball schedule is changing a lot these days. The Royals have some intriguing prospects close to the major leagues in 2021. The Dodgers won the World Series. Did Kevin Cash make a series-costing mistake?...

Duration:00:52:21

The Monitor - Sunday, October 25, 2020

10/26/2020
In this episode I discuss the following: The Chiefs destroyed the Denver Broncos. Kansas State dominated Kansas in the Sunflower Showdown. Missouri won impressively over Kentucky. Sporting won big over Colorado in Alan Pulido's return. The University of Arizona's basketball program has been charged with nine violations. This World Series has been crazy! Former Royals outfielder Brett Phillips hit the game-winning home run in Game 4 of the World Series. The Kansas City Sports Monitor is news...

Duration:00:49:20

The Monitor - Thursday, October 22, 2020

10/23/2020
In this episode I discuss the following: The Chiefs ran all over the Buffalo Bills and now head to Denver. The Baltimore Ravens are doing all they can to trade and sign players to try to beat the Chiefs. The Sunflower Showdown is Saturday and K-State is a big favorite. Does Kansas have a chance? Missouri will try to back up their win over LSU with a home game against Kentucky. LSU is self-imposing penalties on its football program. Will basketball be next? We learned more allegations about...

Duration:00:59:58

The Monitor - Sunday, October 18, 2020

10/18/2020
In this episode I discuss the following: The Chiefs are in Buffalo for a 4:00 pm game on Monday. Kansas did some good things at West Virginia but also caused a lot of questions to be asked. Missouri's schedule was changed because of the COVID. We now know the teams in the World Series. Sporting tied at Chicago in a frustrating manner again. The Kansas City Sports Monitor is news and analysis for the thinking fan. It is informative and entertaining without being outrageous. I can be reached...

Duration:00:37:05

The Monitor - Thursday, October 15, 2020

10/15/2020
In this episode I discuss the following: The Chiefs are reportedly signing Le’Veon Bell. It's ok if some games aren't played or seasons finished. Let's all calm down about the Chiefs' loss to the Raiders. It will be ok. The Chiefs travel to Buffalo this weekend, well Monday. Is Clyde Edwards-Helaire really being used less now than in earlier in the season? The NFL is all about bubbles now. The Saints might move their home games. Missouri isn't playing this weekend and might not play next...

Duration:00:52:01

The Monitor - Sunday, October 11, 2020

10/11/2020
In this episode I discuss the following: The Chiefs lost at home to the Raiders. I’ll explain what happened, what the problems are and why they can still earn the top AFC seed. Missouri got a huge win for Eli Drinkwitz on Saturday. Kansas State continues to roll in the Big 12. Sporting played Nashville Sunday night. The MLB League Championship Series start tonight. The Kansas City Sports Monitor is news and analysis for the thinking fan. It is informative and entertaining without being...

Duration:00:40:06