World Series
SF Giants 1, KC Royals 0
Game 2, 7 p.m. in KC, Fox 4, 610 AM

Sam Mellinger

Royals must rediscover momentum, moxie and magic

If nothing else, these Royals have proved themselves to be fantastically resilient. And in the list of holes they’ve played themselves out of, a 7-1 loss to the Giants in the first game of the World Series on Tuesday would not even earn a medal. But the Royals shouldn’t kid themselves either.

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Eat & Drink

Ducks are getting their due among chefs and home cooks

A growing number of local farmers are raising ducks for both meat and eggs, meeting increasing demand from chefs and adventurous home cooks.  “Duck has arrived, at least in restaurants,” says author Hank  Shaw, who drove nearly 30,000 miles through 45 states to promote his book “Duck, Duck, Goose.” “People are eating much more duck than they ever have.”

Chiefs

Donovan McNabb to reunite with Chiefs’ Andy Reid in a new role

This week, Donovan McNabb, who led Andy Reid’s Eagles teams to five NFC championship games and a Super Bowl, will start a new phase of his broadcasting career in a game coached by Reid. McNabb will make his debut as a Fox game analyst for the Chiefs-St. Louis Rams game at noon Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

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As I See It

Sarah Donohoe: You can’t beat baseball’s traditions

New Lenexa resident Sarah Donohoe, who writes a weekly, slice-of-life column for the Estes Park (Colo.) News called The Thunker, writes: The game of baseball has a way of stirring patriotism in one’s soul. It is a clean-cut sport, with the athletes wearing nice-fitting uniforms and patting each other on the backside rather than trying to knock each other over with the brute force of an angry bull.

Yael T. Abouhalkah

New jobs report shows Sam Brownback’s tax cuts still a costly failure

According to new figures released Tuesday, Kansas is still trailing about 30 states throughout the country in its rate of total employment growth since Jan. 2013, when Gov. Sam Brownback’s tax cuts took effect. In fact, look at the numbers closely, and they especially don’t look that positive for Brownback, as he tries to fend off Democrat Paul Davis in the governor’s race this fall.
 
 

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