James Shields considers himself “an adrenaline junkie,” and the impending moment will rank at the top of his list of thrills. The Royals acquired him for a night like this, for the AL Wild Card Game against Oakland, for an assignment no one in this organization besides him has experienced, for a situation in which he revels.
Terabithia Dairy Goat Farm in Miami County, Kansas, produces farmstead cheese products with milk from Oberhasli goats. Co-owners Becky and Vince Thorpe are on a mission to educate the public on the creamy products they produce and sell only on their farm.
The Chiefs’ Husain Abdullah returned an interception 39 yards for a touchdown Monday night, slid on his knees and bowed in prayer. His celebration drew a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, but the NFL said Tuesday that Abdullah should not have been penalized. The Council on American-Islamic Relations issued a statement asking that the NFL take steps in response to the penalty.
If “Gracepoint” is what America wants on TV, get ready for more mysteries that take a season to solve. You’ll also want to prepare yourself for more squabbling detective duos. Fox’s new crime drama is well-executed and entertaining. But how many times can we watch the same basic story?
The state took in $42 million less in personal income tax revenue in the month of September than it had estimated, a figure that’s 17 percent below estimates and represents an 18 percent drop from the previous year, according to the Kansas Department of Revenue. The state did outperform estimates in corporate income tax, beating expectations by $21 million for the month of September, which is 33 percent above expectations.
Well, it’s really going to happen now. A playoff game a generation in the making will rock Kauffman Stadium like it hasn’t been rocked in the memories of many who will be rocking it. This will be the coolest sports event that many people in attendance have ever been to.
The upcoming Contender Round consists of Kansas Speedway; Charlotte Motor Speedway, which like Kansas, is a 1.5 mile tri-oval; and Talladega Superspeedway, the 2.5-mile autobahn where anything can happen and usually does.