Don't Kill the Mellinger

Columnist Sam Mellinger's thoughts on sports and other important stuff

Twitter Tuesday in one of the best KC sports weeks in too long

11/12/2013 7:56 AM

11/12/2013 10:52 AM

The Chiefs are undefeated, tracking for what would be their first playoff win in 20 years, and preparing for what might be the game of the year so far in the NFL. The Royals are coming off their most wins since 1989, straight into an offseason that will go a long way in determining how this seven-year process turns out. Though, in addition to adding a bat and replacing Ervin Santana, the most important thing is getting Mike Moustakas fixed. Mizzou is in the top 10 of the BCS rankings, and in control of its fate in the SEC — one of the most successful seasons in program history very much in play. K-State is balling out, as the kids say, three blowout wins in a row and probably playing better than anyone else in the Big 12. KU football is a mess, of course, but the basketball team has the sport’s most talked about player and will play Duke tonight in one of the game’s greatest showcases. Sporting Kansas City is preparing for the second leg of its Eastern Conference final, in good position to advance to the MLS Cup championship. This is one of those times it’s fun to like sports, even in Kansas City. This week’s eating recommendation is the eggs benedict at Succotash, and the reading recommendation is my friend Liz Merrill on Richie Incognito. As always, thanks for your help and for reading.


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