<![CDATA[Don't Kill The Mellinger: Sports Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Don't Kill The Mellinger from sports columns and blogs. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:56:58 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:56:58 CDT Don't Kill The Mellinger 60 Twitter Tuesday: Eric Berry, cancer battles, gratitude, Alex Smith and Bill Snyder http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article4130531.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article4130531.html The Chiefs’ playoff picture, or, ‘Man, they didn’t need to lose to the Raiders’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article4090798.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:22:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article4090798.html Billy Butler and the Royals and a mutually beneficial breakup http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4012641.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Nov 2014 09:49:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4012641.html Twitter Tuesday: Chiefs run defense, Andy Reid showing off, Sal Perez is tired, MU, KU http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3986925.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Nov 2014 22:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3986925.html Chiefs 24, Seahawks 20: Insta-reaction! http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3968568.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:07:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3968568.html Twitter Tuesday: Are the Chiefs for real? And what should the Royals do this winter? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3734525.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Nov 2014 09:27:44 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3734525.html Chiefs 17, Bills 13: Insta-reaction! http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3677292.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 09 Nov 2014 15:03:10 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3677292.html Three things the Chiefs should do after moving a home game to London http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3617467.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 07 Nov 2014 08:40:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3617467.html Twitter Tuesday: Royals withdrawal and are the Chiefs a contender? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3552534.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:48:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3552534.html Chiefs 24, Jets 10: Insta-reaction http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3523703.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 02 Nov 2014 14:55:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3523703.html Twitter Tuesday: World Series for the Royals, turnaround for the Chiefs, new conference for Sporting http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3407217.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3407217.html Twitter Tuesday: the Royals are in the freaking World Series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3192026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 23:06:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3192026.html Frank White and the Royals: a silly Cold War http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3089266.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:08:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3089266.html Chiefs 23, Chargers 20: Insta-reaction! http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3075951.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:10:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article3075951.html Twitter Tuesday: I tried asking about other stuff, but all that came out was Royals and parades http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2714174.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 09:29:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2714174.html Twitter Tuesday, and you know exactly what this one is about (Chiefs, too) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2556647.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:41:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2556647.html Another wild win, and what it means going forward http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2497270.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:27:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2497270.html Pride and chills and an incredible night of baseball http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2383765.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 03:00:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2383765.html Twitter Tuesday, and the greatest Kansas City sports week I can remember http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2345906.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:03:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2345906.html The Royals will have a playoff roster, so here’s one man’s suggestion http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2272337.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:04:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2272337.html A somewhat rambling blog post as we wait for the Royals to clinch a playoff spot http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2257923.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:43:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2257923.html Chiefs Rewatch: Good coaching, Knile Davis’ ups (and downs), and the beginning of Dee Ford? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2225894.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 08:23:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2225894.html Twitter Tuesday: the biggest week of Kansas City sports in quite some time http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2215366.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:13:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2215366.html Chiefs 34, Dolphins 15: Insta-reaction! http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2195050.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:29:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2195050.html Twitter Tuesday: Crazy Royals, complicated Chiefs, Maty Mauk and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2124824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:02:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2124824.html Watching the Chiefs and Broncos again, and finding more encouragement http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2112556.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:49:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2112556.html Broncos 24, Chiefs 17: Insta-reaction! http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2107551.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 18:37:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2107551.html I watched the Chiefs’ ‘effort’ again so you wouldn’t have to http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2049209.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:49:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2049209.html Twitter Tuesday: How bad are the Chiefs, and is there ANYTHING positive from the NFL’s massive mishandling of Ray Rice? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2023765.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:30:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article2023765.html Titans 26, Chiefs 10, and a busy injury cart: Insta-reaction http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1860440.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 15:25:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1860440.html DKTM’s projection for the rest of the Royals season: Expect drama http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1551435.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:06:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1551435.html Replay: Q&A with The Star’s Sam Mellinger http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1501794.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 11:21:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1501794.html Twitter Tuesday: The Butler-Hosmer issue, betting on the Royals, Dyson vs. Jamaal and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1345632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:16:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1345632.html The Totally Official DKTM 2014 Chiefs Over-Under Challenge http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1341038.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:01:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1341038.html P.R. 101: What Ned Yost should have said http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1308298.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:54:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1308298.html Twitter Tuesday: Royals are (still) the hottest team in baseball, Chiefs are (still) a bag of questions, and fantasy football http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1300205.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:09:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1300205.html Sam Mellinger’s favorite NFL sack dances, with GIFs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1272690.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1272690.html Twitter Tuesday: the thrilled confusion and honest hesitation around the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1200245.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:40:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1200245.html Here’s the thing I meant to write earlier on Jamaal Charles (It’s about him being hit so dang hard) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1191793.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:43:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1191793.html I meant to write about Jamaal Charles but all that came out was a bunch of stuff about the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1190609.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 09:03:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1190609.html Twitter Tuesday: Chiefs contracts, Royals chances, Mr. K, Ninja Turtles, Jamaal Charles http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1023248.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 08:31:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article1023248.html A quick point about Sporting KC and money and the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article987106.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 09:33:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article987106.html Twitter Tuesday: Value of stupidity, James Shields vs. Jake Odorizzi, Chiefs holes, and Andy Reid http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article824101.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:06:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article824101.html Royals can live with how this Mike Moustakas is producing http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article816991.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:09:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article816991.html Mindy Corporon’s energy is slowly returning http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article801135.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:22:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article801135.html Here’s something about Jamaal Charles that Chiefs fans might regret reading http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article794909.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:57:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article794909.html Twitter Tuesday: Football season, ghosts of Royals past, Michael Sam, Besler and Zusi in KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article780026.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:11:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article780026.html On Matt Besler and the best decision he never really had http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article758418.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:06:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article758418.html Adam Wainwright’s stupid moment that followed a stupider comment at the All-Star Game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article739412.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:06:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article739412.html Twitter Tuesday: All-Star changes, Royals memories, Chiefs hopes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article728583.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article728583.html Shawnee expands with several new eateries http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article734321.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:05:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/cityscape/article734321.html The un-subtle elite-ness of KC Royals catcher Sal Perez http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article703159.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:42:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article703159.html A blog post about the Royals and expectations and mutilating math http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article696554.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 09:54:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article696554.html Twitter Tuesday: A no-selfie zone with celebrations, Royals, Chiefs, LeBron, King Hippo, Alex Gordon and Dayton Moore http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article688585.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article688585.html The subtle elite-ness of Alex Gordon http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article613906.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 09:49:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article613906.html Twitter Tuesday: World Cup letdowns, Royals emotions, Brandon Flowers’ breakup http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article607255.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:01:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article607255.html On the first-place Royals and sustainability http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article575575/On-the-first-place-Royals-and-sustainability.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:25:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article575575/On-the-first-place-Royals-and-sustainability.html Twitter Tuesday: Royals adding payroll (?), Chiefs cutting Flowers, fair expectations, LeBron, soccer, and expecting heartbreak http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article567724/Twitter-Tuesday-Royals-adding-payroll--Chiefs-cutting-Flowers-fair-expectations-LeBron-soccer-and-expecting-heartbreak.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:30:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article567724/Twitter-Tuesday-Royals-adding-payroll--Chiefs-cutting-Flowers-fair-expectations-LeBron-soccer-and-expecting-heartbreak.html On the Chiefs’ Dwayne Bowe and the best shape of his life http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article541240/On-the-Chiefs’-Dwayne-Bowe-and-the-best-shape-of-his-life.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 09:39:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article541240/On-the-Chiefs’-Dwayne-Bowe-and-the-best-shape-of-his-life.html In support of Jurgen Klinsmann and honesty http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article532055/In-support-of-Jurgen-Klinsmann-and-honesty.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:43:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article532055/In-support-of-Jurgen-Klinsmann-and-honesty.html Twitter Tuesday: the reason the Royals can make the playoffs that nobody’s talking about, trading Greg Holland and World Cup TV ratings http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article513783/Twitter-Tuesday-the-reason-the-Royals-can-make-the-playoffs-that-nobody’s-talking-about-trading-Greg-Holland-and-World-Cup-TV-ratings.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:54:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article513783/Twitter-Tuesday-the-reason-the-Royals-can-make-the-playoffs-that-nobody’s-talking-about-trading-Greg-Holland-and-World-Cup-TV-ratings.html KU students messed with the bull, got the horns, and shame on the bull http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article507357/KU-students-messed-with-the-bull-got-the-horns-and-shame-on-the-bull.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 10:23:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article507357/KU-students-messed-with-the-bull-got-the-horns-and-shame-on-the-bull.html On Derek Jeter and gifts http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article494303/On-Derek-Jeter-and-gifts.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:18:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article494303/On-Derek-Jeter-and-gifts.html If you said or thought 'Yosted' after last night, stop with that nonsense http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article483094/If-you-said-or-thought-Yosted-after-last-night-stop-with-that-nonsense.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:32:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article483094/If-you-said-or-thought-Yosted-after-last-night-stop-with-that-nonsense.html Replay: Q&A with Sam Mellinger and Vahe Gregorian http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article485232/Replay-QA-with-Sam-Mellinger-and-Vahe-Gregorian.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:18:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/article485232/Replay-QA-with-Sam-Mellinger-and-Vahe-Gregorian.html Twitter Tuesday: Royals are too late for early, the ‘Pioli point,’ minor league newspapers and cheeseburgers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article459658/Twitter-Tuesday-Royals-are-too-late-for-early-the-‘Pioli-point’-minor-league-newspapers-and-cheeseburgers.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article459658/Twitter-Tuesday-Royals-are-too-late-for-early-the-‘Pioli-point’-minor-league-newspapers-and-cheeseburgers.html K-State’s bullying of Leticia Romero and, maybe, something positive to come from it http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article396128/K-State’s-bullying-of-Leticia-Romero-and-maybe-something-positive-to-come-from-it.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 May 2014 09:56:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article396128/K-State’s-bullying-of-Leticia-Romero-and-maybe-something-positive-to-come-from-it.html Twitter Tuesday: Advice for a college grad, therapy for Royals fans, a translation from the Chiefs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article377392/Twitter-Tuesday-Advice-for-a-college-grad-therapy-for-Royals-fans-a-translation-from-the-Chiefs.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 20 May 2014 07:56:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article377392/Twitter-Tuesday-Advice-for-a-college-grad-therapy-for-Royals-fans-a-translation-from-the-Chiefs.html An important takeaway from the Chiefs' draft http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article356047/An-important-takeaway-from-the-Chiefs-draft.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 12 May 2014 09:47:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article356047/An-important-takeaway-from-the-Chiefs-draft.html About This Blog http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article7859.ece#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 09:48:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article7859.ece On the end of a flukey but interesting Royals trend: the four-runs thing http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article350140/On-the-end-of-a-flukey-but-interesting-Royals-trend-the-four-runs-thing.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 05 May 2014 08:33:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article350140/On-the-end-of-a-flukey-but-interesting-Royals-trend-the-four-runs-thing.html Here’s exactly how the Royals and several key players will finish 2014 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article348002/Here’s-exactly-how-the-Royals-and-several-key-players-will-finish-2014.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 01 May 2014 08:39:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article348002/Here’s-exactly-how-the-Royals-and-several-key-players-will-finish-2014.html Donald Sterling and the power of a taped conversation http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article347380/Donald-Sterling-and-the-power-of-a-taped-conversation.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 12:20:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article347380/Donald-Sterling-and-the-power-of-a-taped-conversation.html The Chiefs released their schedule, so DKTM released their results http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article346673/The-Chiefs-released-their-schedule-so-DKTM-released-their-results.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:47:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article346673/The-Chiefs-released-their-schedule-so-DKTM-released-their-results.html Billy Butler is a very good hitter, whether people acknowledge it or not http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article346048/Billy-Butler-is-a-very-good-hitter-whether-people-acknowledge-it-or-not.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:45:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article346048/Billy-Butler-is-a-very-good-hitter-whether-people-acknowledge-it-or-not.html Frank Haith’s departure is a reminder of a stupid NCAA rule http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article345605/Frank-Haith’s-departure-is-a-reminder-of-a-stupid-NCAA-rule.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:26:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article345605/Frank-Haith’s-departure-is-a-reminder-of-a-stupid-NCAA-rule.html About Mike Moustakas’ big night, and what’s next http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article345439/About-Mike-Moustakas’-big-night-and-what’s-next.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:22:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article345439/About-Mike-Moustakas’-big-night-and-what’s-next.html NCAA progress, one extra meal at a time http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article345218/NCAA-progress-one-extra-meal-at-a-time.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:30:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article345218/NCAA-progress-one-extra-meal-at-a-time.html Replacing Joel Embiid, KU’s point guard problem, and Frank Haith’s problems http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344764/Replacing-Joel-Embiid-KU’s-point-guard-problem-and-Frank-Haith’s-problems.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 10:08:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344764/Replacing-Joel-Embiid-KU’s-point-guard-problem-and-Frank-Haith’s-problems.html The five biggest problems with the Royals offense http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344668/The-five-biggest-problems-with-the-Royals-offense.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:07:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344668/The-five-biggest-problems-with-the-Royals-offense.html A coach (sort of) volunteers a paycut, which should tell you a lot about college sports http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344436/A-coach-sort-of-volunteers-a-paycut-which-should-tell-you-a-lot-about-college-sports.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 07:55:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344436/A-coach-sort-of-volunteers-a-paycut-which-should-tell-you-a-lot-about-college-sports.html On Ned Yost, 'domes,' and nonsensical explanations http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344147/On-Ned-Yost-domes-and-nonsensical-explanations.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:04:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article344147/On-Ned-Yost-domes-and-nonsensical-explanations.html Please read this if you or someone you love is fretting too much about the Royals’ weaknesses http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343736/Please-read-this-if-you-or-someone-you-love-is-fretting-too-much-about-the-Royals’-weaknesses.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:59:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343736/Please-read-this-if-you-or-someone-you-love-is-fretting-too-much-about-the-Royals’-weaknesses.html On NCAA arrogance, and a change that’s needed much more than unions http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343557/On-NCAA-arrogance-and-a-change-that’s-needed-much-more-than-unions.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 09:16:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343557/On-NCAA-arrogance-and-a-change-that’s-needed-much-more-than-unions.html The Totally Official DKTM 2014 Royals Over-Under Challenge http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343365/The-Totally-Official-DKTM-2014-Royals-Over-Under-Challenge.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:38:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343365/The-Totally-Official-DKTM-2014-Royals-Over-Under-Challenge.html A quick thought on Kansas’ loss and the Joel Embiid question http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343134/A-quick-thought-on-Kansas’-loss-and-the-Joel-Embiid-question.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 09:35:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article343134/A-quick-thought-on-Kansas’-loss-and-the-Joel-Embiid-question.html What’s at stake with Naadir Tharpe, Wichita State’s anger, and Bruce Weber’s comfort http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342934/What’s-at-stake-with-Naadir-Tharpe-Wichita-State’s-anger-and-Bruce-Weber’s-comfort.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:29:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342934/What’s-at-stake-with-Naadir-Tharpe-Wichita-State’s-anger-and-Bruce-Weber’s-comfort.html OK, this is really my bracket. Syracuse, Virginia, Arizona and Wichita State. Pay me, Buffet. http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342833/OK-this-is-really-my-bracket.-Syracuse-Virginia-Arizona-and-Wichita-State.-Pay-me-Buffet..html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:41:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342833/OK-this-is-really-my-bracket.-Syracuse-Virginia-Arizona-and-Wichita-State.-Pay-me-Buffet..html About the Royals’ plan to open the season with two banged up middle infielders and no backup... http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342758/About-the-Royals’-plan-to-open-the-season-with-two-banged-up-middle-infielders-and-no-backup....html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:02:07 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342758/About-the-Royals’-plan-to-open-the-season-with-two-banged-up-middle-infielders-and-no-backup....html Work can wait, there’s NCAA brackets to fill out http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342534/Work-can-wait-there’s-NCAA-brackets-to-fill-out.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:00:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342534/Work-can-wait-there’s-NCAA-brackets-to-fill-out.html Sam Mellinger's Big 12 Tournament bar and restaurant guide 3.0 (or so) http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342180/Sam-Mellingers-Big-12-Tournament-bar-and-restaurant-guide-3.0-or-so.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 09:38:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342180/Sam-Mellingers-Big-12-Tournament-bar-and-restaurant-guide-3.0-or-so.html The Chiefs are leaking talent and the Broncos are sucking it up, so ... uh-oh? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342043/The-Chiefs-are-leaking-talent-and-the-Broncos-are-sucking-it-up-so-...-uh-oh.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:10:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article342043/The-Chiefs-are-leaking-talent-and-the-Broncos-are-sucking-it-up-so-...-uh-oh.html Even though they’re undefeated, the Shockers should be believed http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article339331/Even-though-they’re-undefeated-the-Shockers-should-be-believed.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:24:48 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article339331/Even-though-they’re-undefeated-the-Shockers-should-be-believed.html Scattershooting with Branden Albert, Greg Holland, Andrew Wiggins, Bruce Weber and Mizzou http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article338999/Scattershooting-with-Branden-Albert-Greg-Holland-Andrew-Wiggins-Bruce-Weber-and-Mizzou.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:13:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article338999/Scattershooting-with-Branden-Albert-Greg-Holland-Andrew-Wiggins-Bruce-Weber-and-Mizzou.html On Marcus Smart and an idiot http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article338679/On-Marcus-Smart-and-an-idiot.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 10:05:32 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article338679/On-Marcus-Smart-and-an-idiot.html What happened to other players who looked like Mike Moustakas at his age http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article338445/What-happened-to-other-players-who-looked-like-Mike-Moustakas-at-his-age.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 10:15:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article338445/What-happened-to-other-players-who-looked-like-Mike-Moustakas-at-his-age.html What can go right and wrong for the 2014 Royals, part one: Sal Perez http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article337721/What-can-go-right-and-wrong-for-the-2014-Royals-part-one-Sal-Perez.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:35:08 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article337721/What-can-go-right-and-wrong-for-the-2014-Royals-part-one-Sal-Perez.html Will Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt wear Broncos gear Sunday? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article337643/Will-Chiefs-punter-Dustin-Colquitt-wear-Broncos-gear-Sunday.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 10:42:18 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article337643/Will-Chiefs-punter-Dustin-Colquitt-wear-Broncos-gear-Sunday.html What Matt Garza (maybe) signing does for the Royals (maybe) signing Ervin Santana http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article337247/What-Matt-Garza-maybe-signing-does-for-the-Royals-maybe-signing-Ervin-Santana.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 10:23:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/dont-kill-the-mellinger/article337247/What-Matt-Garza-maybe-signing-does-for-the-Royals-maybe-signing-Ervin-Santana.html