Vahe Gregorian

It’s only an exhibition, but Chiefs show reasons for concern

Even if everything you see in a preseason NFL game has to be qualified by context and restraint, well, they do play the games. And the half the Kansas City Chiefs’ regulars played against Carolina on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium was distressing enough to make you wonder if there actually was some broader validity to what took place.

Vahe Gregorian

Pitching will give Royals a chance to fulfill ‘special time’

Despite an ugly 11-3 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday, the Royals are poised for the stretch. And one clunker doesn’t puncture the special time, at least not automatically. But it does bring us face to face with the real question: How sustainable is a division race for the Royals? The answer is completely because the Royals remain anchored by what’s been steadfast and constant all season: pitching.

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