<![CDATA[Sam Mellinger: Sports Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Sam Mellinger from sports columns and blogs. en-us Copyright 2015 The Kansas City Star Wed, 21 May 2014 09:36:58 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 May 2014 09:36:58 CDT Sam Mellinger 60 College basketball needs some help — starting at the top http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article8081097.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:39:09 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article8081097.html Deflategate controversy is really just a bunch of hot air http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article7971198.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:04:13 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article7971198.html Patriots vs. Seahawks is the perfect Super Bowl matchup, and the hype will be huge http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article7481024.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 18 Jan 2015 23:28:54 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article7481024.html Right offseason moves could make Chiefs AFC contenders next season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article7055273.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:49:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article7055273.html Marcus Foster still has chance to make a place for himself in K-State hoops history http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article6602511.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 23:21:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article6602511.html First week of Big 12 play sets tone for KU’s run to another title http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5955522.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 10 Jan 2015 19:31:37 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5955522.html Cutting Tamba Hali is only the start of what the Chiefs need this offseason http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5641455.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Jan 2015 15:14:56 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5641455.html St. Louis should not give in to billionaire Rams owner who wants a better stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5525871.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 Jan 2015 19:40:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5525871.html Bol Bol, 14 years old and 6 feet 10, reaches for his father’s heights http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5352999.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 17:10:42 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5352999.html K-State’s loss to UCLA in the Alamo Bowl amounts to a disappointing end to the season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5374989.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 02 Jan 2015 23:20:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5374989.html Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston is worth every penny http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5089776.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 18:46:22 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5089776.html Why home-field advantage at Arrowhead may not be what you think http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5017464.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Dec 2014 16:26:43 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article5017464.html Odds aren’t great, but the Chiefs aren’t out of the playoff hunt just yet http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4876347.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:00:36 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4876347.html They might yet sneak into playoffs, but Chiefs failed in pledge to ‘finish’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4780638.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 19:41:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4780638.html On Eric Fisher, a new friendship, and how the Chiefs’ past is helping its future http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4696104.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:39:46 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4696104.html The Royals missed their dream offseason but gave themselves a good reality http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4597012.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:37:58 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4597012.html Alex Rios a fine consolation prize, but Royals’ chances still hinge on core players http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4507279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:05:11 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4507279.html The Travis Kelce Experience: You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll cheer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4484143.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:56:04 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4484143.html Jayhawks basketball team must find ways to score http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4473302.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:15:51 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4473302.html How bad are the Chiefs’ receivers? An attempt to quantify heavy stink http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4434413.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:46:35 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4434413.html Kendrys Morales headed to the Royals, and that better not be all http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4428488.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:16:17 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4428488.html Bad calls or not, the refs did not beat the Chiefs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4334224.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Dec 2014 22:15:14 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4334224.html Not big enough? John Brown’s journey from Pitt State to the NFL proves otherwise http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4311104.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Dec 2014 11:44:49 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4311104.html New coach is just the start of what KU football needs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4304842.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:33:57 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4304842.html Royals will need to spend to hit ‘Better Than 2014’ goal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4249134.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Dec 2014 23:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4249134.html This loss shifts trajectory of the Chiefs’ season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4218374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Dec 2014 00:14:16 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4218374.html Coaching search should lead back to Clint Bowen, but KU needn’t rush http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4204439.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 29 Nov 2014 22:16:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4204439.html Chiefs safety Eric Berry gets support from his ‘hero’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4178140.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:12:33 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4178140.html Chiefs safety Eric Berry has right attitude for what could be fight of his life http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4128000.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:42:15 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4128000.html How the Chiefs can beat Peyton Manning by being very good, not perfect http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4049840.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:39:53 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article4049840.html