<![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 2014 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 Royals have a legitimate chance at earning wild-card spot http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article814400.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:35:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article814400.html Faith comes before football for KC Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article805822.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:55:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article805822.html Jamaal Charles’ deal was easy, now comes the hard part for the Chiefs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article792613.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:20:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article792613.html When the pressure’s on, the Royals turn off http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article771525.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 21:32:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article771525.html The Sporting player who was shot in the head and lived to tell the story http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article763392.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:59:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article763392.html Looking forward and backward at the Royals season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article741188.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:52:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article741188.html Royals need Eric Hosmer to keep swinging a hot bat http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article723125.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:08:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article723125.html Royals still have margin for error in playoff chase http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article719547.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:23:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article719547.html Doing it his way makes LeBron’s return to Cleveland all the more remarkable http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article716735.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:41:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article716735.html It’s worth remembering that in baseball, momentum is most often an illusion http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article707992.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 23:19:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article707992.html Drama after Billy Butler’s drop in Royals lineup isn’t what anyone wanted http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article685648.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:20:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article685648.html With Lynn Swann as pitchman, NFL seeks support of 40-year-old blackout rule http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article637526.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:28:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article637526.html Woman behind fight against Washington’s NFL nickname says Chiefs should be on guard http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article618354.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:05:51 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article618354.html Royals players are used to dealing with the ups and downs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article605327.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:05:14 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article605327.html Royals have to show they can handle pressure of winning http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article594631.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 21 Jun 2014 17:50:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article594631.html Sometimes even a Royals loss can be fun because it's good to be meaningful http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article592637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 23:48:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article592637.html Streak may be over, but this is the best time to be a Royals fan http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article586259/Streak-may-be-over-but-this-is-the-best-time-to-be-a-Royals-fan.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 23:46:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article586259/Streak-may-be-over-but-this-is-the-best-time-to-be-a-Royals-fan.html Chiefs must put holdout aside and sign Justin Houston to a new contract http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article577326/Chiefs-must-put-holdout-aside-and-sign-Justin-Houston-to-a-new-contract.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:09:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article577326/Chiefs-must-put-holdout-aside-and-sign-Justin-Houston-to-a-new-contract.html What you missed while you were busy hating soccer and the World Cup http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article565340/What-you-missed-while-you-were-busy-hating-soccer-and-the-World-Cup.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:10:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article565340/What-you-missed-while-you-were-busy-hating-soccer-and-the-World-Cup.html Two months after Jewish center shootings, Father’s Day run is another chance to live life http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article554191/Two-months-after-Jewish-center-shootings-Father’s-Day-run-is-another-chance-to-live-life.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:10:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article554191/Two-months-after-Jewish-center-shootings-Father’s-Day-run-is-another-chance-to-live-life.html