Sporting KC’s manager recently revealed that he’s been wanting to shake up the team’s formation for a while. Now he says he has the personnel to try it. What changes might he be thinking up? Let’s speculate.
Actors Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, John Krasinski and Chris Evans, along with Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler are among those who were trying to “protect” Tom Brady and the Patriots from criticism surrounding Deflategate.
Royals fans turned out in record numbers to attend the first FanFest following the team’s memorable 2014 postseason romp, with attendees lining up to see current and former players on Friday at Bartle Hall.
Former Kansas Jayhawks star Andrew Wiggins is doing good things in the NBA with the Minnesota Timberwolves. But he had trouble with a recent interview because teammate Thaddeus Young couldn’t help but touch Wiggins’ ear repeatedly.
The NFL invited sports media folk like me to this small conference room to make a point about the fight against concussions but what ended up happening is a glimpse into both the honest difficulties and bumbling execution of this mission.
At a news conference, singer Katy Perry referenced Marshawn Lynch, deflategate and made no secret that she will be rooting for the Seahawks on Sunday, because she is friends with Russell Wilson. Oh, and she also talked about what to expect in her halftime show.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame is about football first and football only. The men that Will Shields is to join with induction are the best players our country’s most popular sport has seen, and by that demanding standard the former Chiefs lineman is now certified. But — and we mean no offense to the Pro Football Hall of Fame here — football is not even close to the best thing about Shields.
At times, Kansas coach Bill Self says, “we can really, really, really guard.” Other times, KU’s defensive game is “average,” which in Self-speak is code for unacceptable. Such peaks and dips and ruts and spurts are to be expected in the course of a season, naturally — but Self was talking about a more compressed time frame.
New England’s Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback of his time, a decade and a half into the grind of the NFL, still making every throw, every read, performing at or near optimum levels. He’s been around so long that he has become like background music to American mainstream sports.
Clark Hunt, if we’re being honest, has had a disappointing run as the Chiefs’ owner. He has now been in charge for eight years and is on his third GM and fourth head coach. But credit Hunt for admitting his shortcomings.