Campus Corner

Mizzou unveils expanded east side of Memorial Stadium

The University of Missouri on Tuesday held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the $45.5 million project, which university officials and representatives of contractor J.E. Dunn said would be completed on time and on budget for Saturday’s football season opener against South Dakota State.

Pass Rush City: A documentary on the Chiefs’ defensive legacy

The Star’s documentary, narrated by Chiefs beat reporter Terez A. Paylor, chronicles the team’s rich history of sacking opposing quarterbacks and recounts how legends like Buck Buchanan, Bobby Bell, Art Still, Neil Smith, Jared Allen and, of course, Derrick Thomas set the tone for fierce defense in Kansas City.

Pass Rush City: A documentary on the Chiefs’ defensive legacy

The Star’s documentary, narrated by Chiefs beat reporter Terez A. Paylor, chronicles the team’s rich history of sacking opposing quarterbacks and recounts how legends like Buck Buchanan, Bobby Bell, Art Still, Neil Smith, Jared Allen and, of course, Derrick Thomas set the tone for fierce defense in Kansas City.

Blogs & Columns

Judging the Royals

So you think Alex Gordon’s walk-off homer beat the Twins?

It actually was Rusty Kuntz’s lucky pullover. Let me explain: About 3 p.m. on a smoking-hot Tuesday afternoon, the Royals’ first-base coach walked on the field wearing a shirt and a nylon pullover. A member of the grounds crew asked Rusty what the heck he was doing. Kuntz rolled his eyes and said, “We’re 18-5 since I started wearing this.”

2014 Chiefs roster

Today's Circulars

Matt Cassel’s return, Chiefs’ preseason struggles are bad reminders

Matt Cassel’s return to Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday with the Minnesota Vikings arrived at a particularly advantageous time: Artificial as the circumstances were, the Chiefs nevertheless uncorked another dud preseason effort in what has become an increasingly worrisome run-up to the real season.

Matt Cassel’s return, Chiefs’ preseason struggles are bad reminders

Matt Cassel’s return to Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday with the Minnesota Vikings arrived at a particularly advantageous time: Artificial as the circumstances were, the Chiefs nevertheless uncorked another dud preseason effort in what has become an increasingly worrisome run-up to the real season.

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Fishing tournament trail for August 26

Reports of upcoming events or results can be made by emailing bfrazee@kcstar.com or by calling 816-234-4319 by noon Monday. Results should include spellings of names and hometowns of the first two places and the big-fish winner. Upcoming events should include the lake, sanctioning body of the tournament, time, date, takeoff site, entry fee and a contact number for more information.

Fishing tournament trail for August 26

Reports of upcoming events or results can be made by emailing bfrazee@kcstar.com or by calling 816-234-4319 by noon Monday. Results should include spellings of names and hometowns of the first two places and the big-fish winner. Upcoming events should include the lake, sanctioning body of the tournament, time, date, takeoff site, entry fee and a contact number for more information.

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Kansas State University

First Kansas State football depth chart is released

Most of the players on the Wildcats’ two deep were predictable, such as Jake Waters starting at quarterback and Tyler Lockett starting at wide receiver, but there were a few surprises. Sophomore Deante Burton will make his first college start at receiver when the Wildcats open the season against Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.

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