Rikk Wilde, a lifelong Royals fan, committed a nationally televised major league blooper while presenting pickup truck keys to MVP Madison Bumgarner. Comments about the presentation lit up Twitter, and several video captures hit YouTube. But Chevrolet is praising Wilde and using his words to promote the Chevrolet Colorado.
Google Fiber told prospective customers in Leawood that it won’t build its network in the prosperous Johnson County suburb. It didn’t elaborate on what prompted the seller of ultra-fast Internet and TV service to back out of one of the most prosperous — and potentially lucrative — cities in the Kansas City market.
Baseball is over and the real world is stepping to the plate and it’s looking Sandoval surly. But here’s what Kansas City is left with — a Royals season destined for local lore, pounded into our dirt. These Royals didn’t win the World Series. But they gave us one, and in doing so they won this city.
The anguish of the seventh game of the World Series had not left Thursday. It may not for days to come. But Royals fans flooded the gates at Kauffman Stadium to see general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost and those players who stuck around the morning after the previous night’s misery. The fans ringed the park’s lower bowl a few minutes past 11 a.m. on a school day.
Auburn and Mississippi both had to feel good on Tuesday when the first College Football Ranking was revealed. The Tigers, fourth in the AP poll, were third. Mississippi, which dropped to seventh in the AP poll after falling to LSU, was fourth.