Sam Mellinger

They might yet sneak into playoffs, but Chiefs failed in pledge to ‘finish’

The Chiefs are the man who starts a diet and exercise routine with gusto, loses 10 pounds, then switches back to brownies and sitcoms. And they’ll have plenty of time for each when they fall short of the playoffs.

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Former transfer Hunter Mickelson makes a case for more minutes in Kansas’ frontcourt

Saturday as the Jayhawks beat Lafayette to win their eighth straight game, the 6-foot-10 transfer from Arkansas finished with eight points and seven rebounds in a season-high 18 minutes. Two of those baskets came during the Jayhawks’ decisive run in the second half, and the emergence of Mickelson has caused coach Bill Self to rethink his frontcourt rotation.

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Dish Network dumps Fox News in contract spat

Dish Network subscribers were unable to watch Fox News Channel and the Fox Business Network on Sunday when the channels were taken down as part of contract negotiations. The Fox blackout is just the latest skirmish as cable and satellite TV providers fight with networks over subscription fees.


Golden Ox joins the list of iconic Kansas City restaurants that are gone

When the Golden Ox Restaurant & Lounge in the West Bottoms closed Saturday night, it went the way of other iconic Kansas City restaurants like Italian Gardens and Stephenson’s Old Apple Farm Restaurant. But some longtime operations are showing no signs of slowing down. They are drawing their fourth generation of customers and expanding throughout the metro.

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Poll: Do you want the Chiefs to reach the postseason?

Was Sunday afternoon’s reaction a real read of KC sentiment or just the immediate pain of watching the Chiefs get pushed around in Pittsburgh talking? After hearing a number of you say you hope the Chiefs miss the playoffs entirely now, we want you to go on the record: Are you pulling for them to reach the postseason, or would you rather they simply go quietly into the night?

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