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Dec 31, 2015

Kansas City Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger reflects on Alex Gordon's impact with the Royals.

Dec 31, 2015

The Big 12 Conference basketball season starts Saturday with KU taking on Baylor, Iowa State playing OU and West Virginia coming to K-State. The Star's Rustin Dodd and Blair Kerkhoff talk about the league race as KU shoots for a 12th straight title.

Dec 28, 2015

The Star's Terez A. Paylor, Vahe Gregorian, Sam Mellinger and Blair Kerkhoff return to the studio after the Chiefs clinched a playoff berth Sunday going into the final week of the season. They also play another round of "Who he play for?" and introduce a new segment to the show.

Dec 22, 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs' eight-game winning streak gives The Star's Terez Paylor, Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian and Blair Kerkhoff plenty to talk about in this week's football podcast. The Chiefs are the only team in NFL history to win eight straight games in a season after a five-game losing streak.

Dec 14, 2015

The Star's Rustin Dodd and Blair Kerkhoff discuss KU basketball after a win over Oregon State at the Sprint Center last weekend (and also a little KU volleyball after the Jayhawks reached the NCAA Final Four).

Dec 14, 2015

The Star's Andy McCullough and Sam Mellinger talk about what the Royals accomplished (and didn't do) at the Winter Meetings and expound on their payroll constraints as Alex Gordon likely won't return in 2016.

Dec 14, 2015

The Star's A-Team of Terez A. Paylor, Blair Kerkhoff, Sam Mellinger and Vahe Gregorian sat down for a Chiefs discussion that included an assessment of quarterback Alex Smith and whether he follows the 11 commandments of a great NFL QB.

Dec 9, 2015

The Star's Terez A. Paylor, who covers the Kansas City Chiefs, joined Star columnists Vahe Gregorian and Sam Mellinger for a lengthy discussion about playoff chances, future free agents and more, which also included answering questions submitted by our listeners. (Theme music by Kevin MacLeod)

Dec 8, 2015

The Star's Blair Kerkhoff and Rustin Dodd talked about the University of Kansas Jayhawks' close call against Harvard, their new No. 2 ranking and how the front court rotation will shake out with so many players at the position. Continuing coverage of college basketball.

Dec 1, 2015

The Kansas City Chiefs have won five in a row and are in playoff position after beating the Buffalo Bills 30-22 on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Star's Sam Mellinger and Terez A. Paylor are here to talk about that as well as the remaining schedule and how far the Chiefs could go in the postseason in this edition of SportsBeat KC.

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