Sports

Vahe Gregorian

Nathan Chen: The future of U.S. men’s figure skating?

U.S. men’s figure skating is amid a long international drought, both in terms of the Olympics and World Championships. Daredevil 17-year-old Nathan Chen, who is doing unprecedented things with quad jumps, may be just the force to change that -- even if he comes from an entirely improbable background.

Tennis

Federer joins Murray in 4th round at Australian Open, but Sock falls

Roger Federer showed against 10th-seeded Tomas Berdych that his first two wins against qualifiers at the Australian Open really were warmups. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, seeded a lowly-by-his-standards 17th after spending six months on the sidelines last season, only needed 90 minutes to beat Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 in the third round on Friday night.

University of Missouri

Mizzou announces second annual #RallyForRhyan Game

Missouri will host its second annual #RallyForRhyan Game — a pediatric-cancer benefit named in honor of special assistant Brad Loos’ 6-year-old daughter, who is battling cancer — on Feb. 4 at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers are host Arkansas at 5 p.m. that day and half of ticket sales from the game will be donated to pediatric cancer research.

Videos

Chiefs offseason preview with Terez A. Paylor and Sam Mellinger

Terez A. Paylor and Sam Mellinger were live on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, to recap the Chiefs’ season and preview offseason moves on The Star's Facebook page.
Shelly Yang The Kansas City Star
Chiefs offseason preview with Terez A. Paylor and Sam Mellinger 53:41

Chiefs offseason preview with Terez A. Paylor and Sam Mellinger

KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash 2:05

KC Boat & Sportshow opens with a splash

KU basketball team enters pivotal stretch of season 37:09

KU basketball team enters pivotal stretch of season

KU basketball team enters pivotal stretch of season 37:09

KU basketball team enters pivotal stretch of season