<![CDATA[Sam Mellinger: Sports Columns & Blogs | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:05:59 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 19:05:59 CST Sam Mellinger 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Sam Mellinger: How the Royals navigated a brutal offseason http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article131679014.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:58:07 CST

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Mellinger Minutes: Royals lineup, QB fits for Chiefs, KU’s drama, and best Super Bowl ever?  http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article131213059.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Feb 2017 11:16:17 CST

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Sam Mellinger: Tom Brady, the greatest quarterback, completes greatest Super Bowl comeback http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article130956969.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Feb 2017 22:43:26 CST

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Sam Mellinger: Is Alex Smith good enough to win a Super Bowl? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article130790654.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Feb 2017 15:16:48 CST

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Clark Hunt’s Super Bowl plan for the Chiefs still starts with John Dorsey, Andy Reid http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article130665149.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Feb 2017 17:25:47 CST

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Scott Pioli, a failure with the Chiefs, is back in the Super Bowl against the dynasty he helped build http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article130457979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 19:07:45 CST

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Mellinger Minutes: Super Bowl, Chiefs’ needs, Royals’ new power, Lagerald Vick and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article130326279.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:02:45 CST

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Sam Mellinger: A kind-of compliment for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell — taker of arrows, spewer of nonsense http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article130192564.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:01:06 CST

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Sam Mellinger: Royals must move on without Yordano Ventura http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article129165159.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jan 2017 13:41:26 CST

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Mellinger Minutes: Yordano Ventura, looking back and ahead, plus Chiefs and college hoops http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article128375714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 08:21:15 CST

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Royals GM Dayton Moore: ‘Players like Yordano are why coaches and teachers exist’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article128135209.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 19:49:16 CST

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Yordano Ventura: a baseball comet, a precocious Royals talent, and he won’t be forgotten http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article128092259.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:26:42 CST

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Chiefs need to address these gaps this offseason to become AFC champions http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article127830454.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:49:19 CST

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Baseball has unwittingly all but guaranteed Bonds, Clemens will be Hall of Famers soon http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article127329219.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:01:55 CST

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Mellinger Minutes: Chiefs postmortem, Alex Smith, Royals’ offseason and frozen lasagna http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article126988984.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 11:30:41 CST

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Should the Chiefs move on from Alex Smith? They at least need to think about it http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article126850509.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 14:51:50 CST

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The Eric Fisher Hold Game: Add it to the list of heart-ripping Chiefs playoff losses http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article126786054.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:16:07 CST

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Danny Duffy and a contract extension that could help define the Royals’ next five years http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article126879444.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:43:22 CST

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The simpatico behind the Chiefs’ four-year rise from the rubble to success http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article126098879.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 11:13:05 CST

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How the AFC West was won: Chiefs had talent, brains, guts and luck http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/chiefs-photos-videos/article126007834.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:55:55 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/chiefs-photos-videos/article126007834.html Eric Berry’s outsized importance to the Chiefs’ playoff chances, and his bet on himself http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article125955714.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:20:35 CST

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Part 2: Chiefs-Steelers playoff preview with Sam Mellinger and Terez A. Paylor http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article125633434.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:20:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article125633434.html Part 1: Chiefs-Steelers playoff preview with Sam Mellinger and Terez A. Paylor http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article125631424.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 10 Jan 2017 12:15:32 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article125631424.html Chiefs-Steelers playoff preview with Sam Mellinger and Terez A. Paylor http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article125531344.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 19:19:40 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nfl/kansas-city-chiefs/article125531344.html Mellinger Minutes: Chiefs playoffs, ways to win, plus Royals’ path and Kim Anderson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article125623719.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 09 Jan 2017 07:00:00 CST

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Sam Mellinger shares memories of former Royal Jarrod Dyson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article125255529.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 23:22:02 CST http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article125255529.html Kansas’ Josh Jackson has developed a reputation among referees, but he can help himself http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article125008304.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 06 Jan 2017 15:02:57 CST

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Quarterback Alex Smith has led Chiefs to this point; where he, and they, go from here is up to him http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article124790184.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:49:39 CST

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Officials didn’t decide the Sunflower Showdown, but they did decide when it ended http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article124430054.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 23:29:55 CST

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Mellinger Minutes: Scenes from AFC West title, Chiefs, Royals, Kim Anderson and quarterbacks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article124235179.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 03 Jan 2017 08:19:42 CST

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