<![CDATA[Don't Kill The Mellinger: Sports Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:02:36 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:02:36 CST Don't Kill The Mellinger 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Twitter Tuesday: Joe Blanton, Royals needs, All-Star bonuses, All-Star fixes and monster trucks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article25215556.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Jun 2015 23:46:53 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: Royals threats, a vote/joke, the best sports sounds, and video games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article23579584.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Jun 2015 11:44:50 CDT

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Kris Medlen loves Bo Jackson, will fit into Kansas City just fine http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article23132358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Jun 2015 17:31:41 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: Royals records, Chiefs promise, Hoiberg, hangovers and ice cream http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article22858836.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Jun 2015 09:35:43 CDT

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Chris Young has been a revelation, but here’s why the Royals are best with him in the bullpen http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article21580668.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 May 2015 12:55:32 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: Royals good and bad, BBQ crimes, and how many KC All-Stars? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article21380226.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 May 2015 11:19:27 CDT

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Why saying thanks to that soldier may not mean what you intend http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article20797341.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 00:50:00 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: Royals highs (and lows), Tyronn Lue saves the Cavs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article20739468.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 May 2015 09:39:07 CDT

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Baseball has a lot of curb appeal and some wood rot http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article20476461.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 23:56:00 CDT

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A quick story about Art Stewart, rain delays, and having life beat http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article20431716.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 May 2015 13:50:06 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: Moose, Royals, Chiefs draft, Mayweather and brisket http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article20256975.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 May 2015 10:09:06 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: Shane Ray, marijuana, Royals, Chiefs and LL Cool J http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article19799352.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 28 Apr 2015 10:28:21 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: It’s all about the Royals, pretty much http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article18452540.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 13 Apr 2015 22:00:00 CDT

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Video: The Star’s Sam Mellinger on the Royals’ 7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article17921477.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Apr 2015 23:20:46 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: The Royals’ great day and Claire McCaskill’s dumb moment http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article17648150.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:14:41 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: Big 12 failure, Royals insurance, and ranking KU’s NCAA Tournament losses http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article17006498.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:32:39 CDT

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The Totally Official DKTM 2015 Royals Over-Under http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article16391429.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:19:38 CDT

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Twitter Tuesday: My lawn and Big 12 basketball, Kansas and the Shockers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article16198964.html#storylink=rss My lawn is pretty terrible, if you must know. There are random spots of dirt and other stretches where the grass is brown for no apparent reason, like someone spray-painted chunks of grass to make it look like sand. First, if any of you have advice, don’t be shy. Second, my lawn reminds me of Big 12 basketball.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:16:27 CDT

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The moment Bill Self hopes he helped Brannen Greene find his mojo (with GIF) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article15536393.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:01:43 CDT

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On the Big 12’s terrible, horrible, no good, very (expletive) bad day http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article15396833.html#storylink=rss Depending on when you’re reading this, much of the last hour or day of the NCAA Tournament has been spent with people making a fair mockery of the Big 12 and its fancy computer rankings.

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Twitter Tuesday: Kentucky’s tournament, Royals’ camp and an airing of grievances http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article15001991.html#storylink=rss No matter what, this tournament will be about the Kentucky Wildcats. If they win, the case will be made that this is the best college basketball team ever. If they lose, the talk will be about OMG KENTUCKY LOST.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 10:23:05 CDT

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NCAA Tournament thoughts to forget, and predictions to mock http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article14543768.html#storylink=rss I’m spending these days between rounds of basketball here in Arizona to write about the Royals, but we all know what today is about. I mean feel free to read my column about the omnipresent Alcides Escobar, but really, we all come here to talk hoop.

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A quick word about Iowa State fans http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article14009696.html#storylink=rss So last night, shortly after Monte Morris hit the jump shot at the buzzer that sent Iowa State past Texas and into today’s semifinals, I grabbed my bag and headed out to my car. I see two guys, about my age, in ISU shirts, drunk off Morris’ shot and surely something a bit stronger, jumping up and down and hugging each other and screaming about their Cyclones.

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Twitter Tuesday: KC’s best week, Chiefs’ salary cap, Royals’ future, and burgers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article13190540.html#storylink=rss There are no indications that the NCAA’s investigation into potential impermissible benefits for Kansas freshman Cliff Alexander or his family is gaining any sort of traction or moving at a pace that will allow him to play again this season.

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Come for the Jeremy Maclin talk, stay for the GIFs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article13073225.html#storylink=rss The Chiefs are soon to employ a wide receiver in Jeremy Maclin who caught an NFL touchdown in 2014 so, you know, eat it, haters. These things don’t happen enough in sports, when a move that seems so obvious and important to the team you follow actually ends up happening.

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Mon, 09 Mar 2015 06:31:50 CDT

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Video: Sam Mellinger, Blair Kerkhoff discuss Chiefs, Big 12 Tournament http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article13111613.html#storylink=rss Kansas City Star columnists Blair Kerkhoff and Sam Mellinger talk about Rodney Hudson, Tamba Hali and Jeremy Maclin, and they discuss who has the best chance to win the Big 12 Tournament.

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Five-minute break: Gifts, cuts and tragedy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article12816764.html#storylink=rss Rules are fine and necessary but the NCAA has long lost the benefit of the doubt in situations like Cliff Alexnader’s. Admittedly, we still don’t have a lot of information to go on the situation, but the NCAA has mismanaged itself into a position where virtually everything it does is justifiably questioned.

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Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:16:19 CST

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Five-minute break: On KU’s outlook after the comeback, and the referees http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article12469802.html#storylink=rss Tuesday’s win over West Virgina will not define this KU season nearly as much as what happens in the NCAA Tournament. However, confidence is such an important thing in college basketball.

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Twitter Tuesday: Trading Houston, hyping Dozier and appreciating Ned (sort of) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article12252647.html#storylink=rss This is that time of year where Joe Lunardi brings his Gene Keady hairdo to your television screen during every ESPN game, making up news by telling you which team is out and which team is in, which team has a No. 2 seed, which is a No. 3 seed, and always couching it by telling you this is how it is at the moment, not necessarily an hour from now or tomorrow or heaven forbid next Sunday when it counts.

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Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:47:13 CST

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Five-minute break: Bubba Starling’s struggles, Michael Sam, and Andrew Wiggins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article11132870.html#storylink=rss The Royals can talk all they want about Bubba Starling possibly going back to Class A Wilmington as not being a bad sign, and Starling is a special case, but if he doesn’t progress this year it will be even harder to preach the patience stuff.

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