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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

Royals Win, Max Scherzer Undresses On The Mound & CFP Expansion Keeps Rolling

6/22/2021
The Royals scored four runs in the eighth inning to win the first game of their 10-game road trip. Max Scherzer was not pleased when Joe Girardi asked umpires to check him for foreign substances. And the College Football Playoff expansion keeps moving forward. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:54

The Supreme Court Smacks The NCAA

6/21/2021
The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a decision against the NCAA which could change college athletics as we know it. Adalberto Mondesi was placed on the injured list again, and the traditional media scoffs at the fans. And Chiefs DE Frank Clark was reportedly arrested. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:17:22

Chiefs' Minicamp Starts

6/15/2021
The Chiefs held their first day of mandatory minicamp and had a great turnout. Adalberto Mondesi was activated from the injured list but didn't play. I don't get that. Mike Minor continued the streak of poor starting pitching for the Royals. And MLB gave us details about the upcoming enforcement of pitcher cheating. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:00

When Will Pitchers Be Held Responsible?

6/14/2021
We hear television broadcast crews, among others, blame fielders when they make an error and say they let down their pitcher. When do we say the pitchers let down their fielders? They are all on the same team. I'll explain why baseball is completely wrong on this topic. Oh, and the Royals still stink. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:23:37

Chiefs Injury & Royals Finally Win!

6/11/2021
Chiefs' OL Kyle Long suffered a knee injury that will likely keep him out at the start of the season. I talked a little about the state of the offensive line. The Royals finally got a win on this road trip. Mike Minor was terrific and the offense finally puts some runs on the board. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:19:21

CFP Expansion, KU Basketabll Schedule & Bubic Struggles

6/9/2021
The College Football Playoff could be expanding soon to at least eight teams and likely 12 according to Dennis Dodd. Kansas released its non-conference basketball schedule. And Kris Bubic struggled similarly to Jackson Kowar. I have that and more in today's podcast episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:15:35

The Website Is Now Open To All & Jackson Kowar Makes His Debut

6/8/2021
The Kansas City Sports Monitor is now open to all without a paywall. I explain what this means in this episode. Jackson Kowar struggles in his MLB debut. And more... See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:29

Dayton Moore's 15 Years, Royals Weekend, Jackson Kowar

6/6/2021
Jackson Kowar will make his MLB debut on Monday, and I am so excited. I talked about Dayton Moore's 15 years with the Royals. I discussed the weekend games against the Twins. And I talked about things that happened this weekend to the Chiefs. It's a jam-packed episode. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:30:37

Royals Win 6-5

6/4/2021
The Royals beat the Twins 6-5 in the first game of a four-game series. Kris Bubic struggled, but Salvador Perez is on fire. MLB is soon going to start enforcing pitchers not being allowed to use foreign substances. Amazon Prime has its eyes on a big-name play-by-play man for their Thursday Night Football games. And the SEC is changing its transfer rules. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:58

Can The Chiefs Go 20-0?

6/2/2021
Patrick Mahomes talked recently about the Chiefs trying to go 20-0 this season. The NFL is expected to keep some rules that were changed for the covid year. And Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski is retiring after the upcoming season. I talked about all of that in tonight's podcast. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:18:30

Benintendi & Perez Cover For Singer in 10-5 Royals Win

6/2/2021
The Royals exploded for ten runs in a start in which Brady Singer struggled mightily. Singer needs to watch himself on the mound. He's not as good as he seems to think he is. There is reason to be concerned about Springer. We know the matchups for the Big 12 / Big East Battle. And MLS is starting a new league. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:14:35

Royals Beat Pirates 7-3

6/1/2021
Adalberto Mondesi played well again tonight but was taken out of the game over concerns that he reinjured his hamstring. I discuss why I think the Royals need to trade him when possible. Michael Taylor is what we thought he was. Tyler Zuber is going to be terrific. Let's talk about the win. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:16:51

Keller Dominates & Mondesi Returns

5/25/2021
Here is a special edition of the podcast normally only available to our members. If you like it and are interested in becoming a member go to kcsportsmonitor.com and sign up. Brad Keller was terrific! Finally! Keller dominated the game for seven innings. And Adalberto Mondesi played in his first major league game of the season and hit two doubles. Yet, Mondesi's issues drive me nuts and he is now on my "trade him when you can" list along with Danny Duffy. And you might be surprised to hear...

Duration:00:27:12

Morning Monitor: A Busy Weekend and An Exciting Week Ahead

5/2/2021
The Chiefs drafted six players this weekend. The Royals dropped two of three in Minnesota. Kansas has a new football coach. And Daniel Lynch makes his major league debut Monday night. There is a lot to discuss in this Morning Monitor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:21:20

Morning Monitor: A Busy Weekend and a Good One for the Royals

4/25/2021
It's a special free episode of the Morning Monitor! Enjoy! The Royals took the first three games of their four-game series in Detroit over the weekend. I get into all kinds of questions about what Mike Matheny is doing with different aspects of the team. Sporting had yet another disappointing late goal allowed to settle with a tie. The Border War basketball series has been rescheduled. The Chiefs signed LT Orlando Brown. There is all kinds of news from over the weekend. See...

Duration:00:31:27

Morning Monitor: A Full, But Successful Weekend

4/18/2021
Here is another free episode of the Morning Monitor. This is published every weekday. Enjoy! If you want to become a member just go to kcsportsmonitor.com and sign up for a free two-week trial without giving a credit card. The Royals took three of four games at home against Toronto. Sporting won its opener. A new soccer Super League is shaking up the soccer world. Kansas is expected to start talking to external candidates for its football coach opening. That and much more is in this Morning...

Duration:00:26:03

What I have Going On Now and In The Future

4/9/2021
I wanted to take just a few minutes to talk about the Kansas City Sports Monitor membership. it's a website, a podcast, videos, and this weekend or very soon after that I will have a Royals newsletter with the best information available. Have a listen, tell your friends, and become a member. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:06:50

Morning Monitor: Communication Is Key for Matheny

4/7/2021
Mike Matheny will have to be better with the clubhouse in Kansas City than he reportedly was in St. Louis. So far, it looks like he is doing just that. And Bill Self is looking for a new assistant coach as one of his left to go to Texas. This is the last publicly available episode of the Morning Monitor. Listen to what's next. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:46

Morning Monitor: Royals Beat Cleveland and Baylor Beats Gonzaga

4/6/2021
The Royals improved to 3-1 on the season thanks to a nice start from Danny Duffy and another good offensive performance by Whit Merrifield. That and other news and notes in today's Morning Monitor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:13:42

Morning Monitor: Royals Lose Thier First Game

4/4/2021
The Royals finally lost on Sunday, and starting pitching is a concern early on. The offense had some scary characteristics as well Sunday. But now the Royals head off on their first road trip of the season. And Baylor plays Gonzaga in the national championship game Monday night. It should be a good one. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Duration:00:11:41