Journalism

Anniversary: Blog Your Way to the K

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Five years ago, the Royals stepped out of their traditionally tight control of their message and turned it over to a rag-tag group of bloggers. For a night. It was 2011, and the Royals were in the midst of an… (READ MORE)

The Mount Rushmore of Kansas City Play-By-Plays

So, I’ve been toying with this idea of trying to figure out the Mount Rushmore (Top 4) of Play-By-Play (or Broadcaster Clips) for Kansas City Sports History. Kansas City has had some outstanding broadcasters pass through town.  Monty Moore called… (READ MORE)

It Matters A Great Deal

Reprinted from the Rambling Moron Column at the Platte County Landmark. IT MATTERS A GREAT DEAL  Posted 1/27/13 Millions of words are being written this week by columnists, bloggers, Facebookers and Tweeters about the two biggest sports stories in a decade. Mostly… (READ MORE)

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)

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)

Go Ahead, Blame The Media – Reprinted from the Platte County Landmark

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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 7/22/12 edition – printed with permission…. (READ MORE)

A Contrite Mike Shildt Gives His Side of the Story

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Springfield Cardinals Manager Mike Shildt contacted me Saturday afternoon and we met for a very somber talk at Arvest Ballpark about his actions during an ejection Friday night where a helmet he tossed hit an umpire. Shildt was extremely contrite… (READ MORE)

An Open Letter to Metro Sports

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Look, I don’t know what it’s like to work for a television station. That much we know. But it really looks like y’all really mailed it in last night during your “Royals Preview” show. I understand that covering Spring Training… (READ MORE)

“Big” Changes Coming at 610 Sports

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The worst kept secret in Kansas City Sports Talk now has a due date – it’s March 19th, 2012. The details are still being kept under wraps, but something is definitely happening with the 610 Sports lineup on March 19…. (READ MORE)

Nick Wright Broke a Cardinal Rule…

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Let me preface this rant with a couple of facts… I’m not very intelligent on a multitude of subjects – most of them are sports related. I’m not one for facts, statistics, historical numbers or what not. I’m simply a… (READ MORE)