Author Archive: Fake Ned

Mr. Gorbachev, Tear Down This Paywall

I contribute a weekly column to the Platte County Landmark under the “Rambling Moron” name. It’s a great Northland Newspaper and well worth a subscription. The following is an copy of my article which appeared in the 1/2/13 edition – printed with permission…. (READ MORE)

Unwritten Rules

Sports is full of unwritten rules… You don’t bunt late in the game to break up a no-hitter. You don’t run up the score or you pull your starters if you’re up big late. You kick the ball out of… (READ MORE)

Royals Pursue New Season Ticket Holders By Telemarketing Groupon Buyers

Remember last year when the Royals sold ticket offers on Groupon? If you were like me, you jumped at the chance for very cheap tickets for a weeknight game. Well, there may have been an ulterior motive behind the sale…. (READ MORE)

Spring Training Party – February 10 4:00 – Major League

Goddamnit. What a horrible year we’ve had. This town needs something to get excited about. We’re done with 2012. Done. This is a new year. Kansas City sports fans need to turn the page. Get 2013 started off right. Let’s… (READ MORE)

Funny 102.5 is now 102.5 The Fan – Kansas City’s THIRD Sports Talk Station

Kansas City woke up this morning a little less funny and a little more sporty.  This morning at midnight, Funny 102.5 went silent and Kansas City’s third sports talk station began. 102.5 The Fan is the original name of KC’s… (READ MORE)

List of Ten Top Ten Lists of 2012

Being a blogger or reporter is hard. Sometimes you look to the end of the year with a desire to check out, turn off your phone and just relax the typing fingers. Thus was invented the Year-End Top Ten list…. (READ MORE)

Missouri Comets Media Night Recap

INDEPENDENCE, MO — I was asked to participate in the Missouri Comets Media Night soccer game at halftime of their match between the Comets and the Syracuse Silver Knights.  The Comets won 17-9. But clearly the highlight of the night… (READ MORE)

The Great Experiment

THE GREAT EXPERIMENT Posted 12/23/12 For more than 236 years, the United States of America has been known as the greatest experiment in the history of the world.  An experiment that began in a new world wrestled from Native Americans… (READ MORE)

$ay Fella, Can You Spare A Dime?

I contribute a weekly column to the Platte County Landmark under the “Rambling Moron” name. It’s a great Northland Newspaper and well worth a subscription. The following is an copy of my article which appeared in the 11/16/12 edition – printed with permission…. (READ MORE)

Be Proud Mighty Chiefs Fan

I contribute a weekly column to the Platte County Landmark under the “Rambling Moron” name. It’s a great Northland Newspaper and well worth a subscription. The following is an copy of my article which appeared in the 12/28/12 edition – printed with permission…. (READ MORE)