Garth Brooks is in the field. So is Journey. The Beatles, too. Tom Petty as well. All told, there are 16 songs for fans to choose among, bracket style, for the Royals to play at Kauffman Stadium during the sixth inning of games this season.
The principal of a Wichita high school under attack for its practice of awarding different athletic letters to special-needs students posted a letter on the school’s website late Sunday. In the letter, East High School Principal Ken Thiessen expressed frustration about “horrible comments from people who have no idea what East High is really all about.”
Achilles injuries are not easy to recover from, especially for athletes 30 or older. But it appears Chiefs defensive veterans Derrick Johnson, 32, and Mike DeVito, 30, are pushing each other to do just that.
Joshua Freeman, the head of family medicine at the University of Kansas Hospital, makes the case why a single-payer system — basically, Medicare for all — is the right way to go. According to Freeman, a single-payer system would go a long way toward putting the focus back on patients.
In 1983, George Brett hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning to put the Royals ahead 5-4, only to have it wiped away after the umpires ruled he had too much pine tar on his bat. Matt Besler, Seth Sinovic and Benny Feilhaber re-enacted the incident after Sporting KC’s 1-0 victory Saturday.