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Vote To The Nines

It’s safe to say that 99% of my knowledge is about sports. I can tell you Jason Kendall’s batting average while he was with the Royals – (.256) I can tell you how many sacks Derrick Thomas had (126.5). I… (READ MORE)

The Necktie

This column first appeared in The Platte County Landmark on December 9, 2015. Today’s column is a tale of sadness and woe. It is a tale of aching and suffering. It is a tale of sorrow, and angst, and immeasurable pain…. (READ MORE)

Anatomy of a Clusterfu*k – Missouri Gas Energy

I’d like to think that I’m a relatively easy going guy. I try to color inside the lines. I am polite to an extent and I try to eat broccoli once a quarter. But the things that really piss me… (READ MORE)

Fake Ned’s Royals Holiday Shopping Guide

It’s the holiday season and Black Friday is just around the corner. With the Royals World Championship still recent in our memories, you’re no doubt looking for the latest and greatest in Royals gear. Here’s a few of my favorites… (READ MORE)

The Weaponization of the Hot Take

It’s going to come as no shock to you, but there are hot takes everywhere. The guy who sits behind you “crushing those TPS reports” is likely an spewing hot takes. Harold Reynolds and Joe Buck are spouting lava-hot takes. Donald… (READ MORE)

The Parade, The Embrace, & The Amen – Part III

Call this a few bonus chapter of my book, The Silence, The Series, & The Season of Sungwoo (which, by the way, I still have about 200 copies of so feel free to buy a few and hand them out… (READ MORE)

The Parade, The Embrace, & The Amen – Part II

Call this a few bonus chapter of my book, The Silence, The Series, & The Season of Sungwoo (which, by the way, I still have about 200 copies of so feel free to buy a few and hand them out… (READ MORE)

The Parade, The Embrace, & The Amen – Part I

Call this a few bonus chapter of my book, The Silence, The Series, & The Season of Sungwoo (which, by the way, I still have about 200 copies of so feel free to buy a few and hand them out… (READ MORE)

North Kansas City Schools – Buzz Kill Moment of the Decade

UPDATED – SEE BELOW The North Kansas City School District, of which I am an alum and a tax payer for, has decided to have school on Tuesday – the same day as the Kansas City Royals Championship parade. Though… (READ MORE)

Tonight’s Royals Twitter Rant

The Royals lost tonight in Game 5 of the ALCS. People are understandibly upset and negative. That’s fine. I’m not going to tell you how to react to being up 3-2 in a seven game series. There’s always time to… (READ MORE)