This Governor’s Cup game between the Chiefs and Rams might have been for keeps, the trophy perhaps to be held in perpetuity by the winner if the Rams get NFL approval for owner Stan Kroenke’s scheme to move them back to California.
The usual celebrations won’t happen this year in part because of a nonunion project at the planned picnic site, Berkley Riverfront Park. But community leaders agreed that the day, which represents the gains workers had made over years, means too much to let it slip by unnoticed.
Iraq veteran Issac Sims was shot to death by Kansas City officers over Memorial Day weekend 2014. On Wednesday, an inspector general’s report was released, detailing that the VA will conduct a nationwide review after reviewing the case of Sims, who had post-traumatic stress disorder.
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On Thursday night, the Royals’ offense pounded out 20 hits that led to 15 runs, but you could make the case that the defense was even more impressive. Catcher Salvador Perez’s remarkable catch was arguably the best of the season.
In the season-opening mailbag, The Star’s Rustin Dodd answers questions about the number of victories the Kansas football team might have this season and projecting the rotation for the men’s basketball team.