<![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 A PSA for Royals fans: What to do when your team no longer stinks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1237145.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 19:31:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1237145.html Roster moves before start of season are paying off now for Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1218571.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 23:01:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1218571.html Royals’ trade for Josh Willingham is reminder of how fast things can change http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1199779.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:23:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1199779.html You want crazy? The Royals are giving you crazy http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1188036.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 20:52:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1188036.html Royals have bigger goal than a wild-card berth http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1185068.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 09 Aug 2014 22:13:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1185068.html After rough start, Chase Daniel shows why Chiefs’ backup quarterback job is still his http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1170276.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 22:44:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1170276.html To avoid a cultural free-for-all, Chiefs form alliance with American Indian groups http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1161612.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:11:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1161612.html Why Bengals' Andy Dalton’s contract means nothing for KC Chiefs' Alex Smith’s deal http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1009966.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:40:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article1009966.html Forty years later, Royals Academy lives on in memories http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article940797.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 02 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article940797.html Royals can blame themselves for being losers at the trade deadline http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article843115.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:26:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article843115.html 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