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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Chasing the Chiefs

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The NFL held their annual draft last month, showing why they’re the most popular sport in North America by doing the draft virtually, and the Chiefs were a big part of it. ...

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Ballparks of America in Branson gearing up for youth baseball season

A baseball game or visit to Branson, Mo. is a summer highlight for many families across the Midwest. As coronavirus restrictions are eased, folks with cabin fever soon may be able to ...

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Playing for No. 1: High NFL draft pick Tua Tagovailoa puts God first

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Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, whom the Miami Dolphins selected with the fifth overall pick of the recent NFL draft, has chosen No. 1 for his uniform. “For the audience of 1,” Tagovailoa wrote ...

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Baseball’s Darryl Strawberry and his homerun for eternity

The most significant home run for Darryl Strawberry didn’t happen on a baseball field. It happened when he ran home into the arms of Jesus. The coldest place in the world on ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – Putting things in perspective

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Like many of you, I was preparing for the Big 12 tournament and a great month of college basketball and then the beginning of baseball season when it all came to a ...

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Chiefs’ offensive lineman now on frontlines of COVID-19 battle

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Less than three months ago, Laurent Duvernay-Tardif was celebrating the Chiefs Super Bowl victory with his teammates. Now the medical doctor is helping fight the coronavirus outbreak at a long-term care facility ...

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Adam LaRoche: Let It All Go

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By Adam LaRoche – Every year, a group of volunteers put together by three non-profits gather in different cities to do what they call a “Big Search” — a search to put ...

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Former Kansas City Chiefs Pellom McDaniels dead at 52

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Former Kansas City Chiefs defensive lineman Pellom McDaniels III  has died, the NFL Alumni organization announced Sunday. He was 52. “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing ...

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Basketball star Stephen Curry holds live worship session on social media

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Basketball star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors is making the most of his free time with the NBA shut down. Earlier this week, he was host for a live worship ...

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Jump Shot: The Kenny Sailors story and basketball’s classic move

He needed to be taller than his big brother. He needed to fly. He would invent the jump shot as we know it. Back then, in the 1930s, the game of basketball ...

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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney says God will be glorified and football will be played

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Professional and collegiate sports have ground to a halt because of the coronavirus outbreak. One prominent coach, however, believes that God will be glorified during the pandemic and that college football will ...

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Russell Wilson, Tauren Wells, Stephen Curry discuss faith amid pandemic on Instagram

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Earlier this week, quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks went live on Instagram, splitting the screen with famous Christian artist Tauren Wells. For an hour, the two stars discussed faith in ...

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Idaho bans biological males from competing in women’s sports

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Women’s sports in Idaho will now be protected under a bill signed by Governor Brad Little (R.) on Monday. The Fairness in Women’s Sports Act prohibits biologically male students from participating in ...

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New Orleans’ quarterback Drew Brees pledges $5 million to help Louisiana fight pandemic

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With professional sports ground to a halt, a number of athletes are pitching in to help others get through the pandemic. Several Chiefs players, for example, have donated thousands of free meals ...

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L.A. Chargers’ Hunter Henry, wife Parker get baptized in Jordan River

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Following a season in which he posted career highs in catches (55) and receiving yards (652), Los Angeles Chargers tight end Hunter Henry recently embarked on a trip to Israel. He then ...

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Saints QB Drew Brees to return in 2020 as he seeks to love God and others

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The NFL’s all-time leader for passing touchdowns and yards (and many other records) will make “another run at it.” New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees shared an Instagram post recently announcing he ...

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Kansas City Royals issue letter to fans over coronavirus

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A letter sent Sunday from Kansas City Royals leadership concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak: To our Kansas City Royals family: In these extraordinary times, we hold the health ...

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MMA champion Conor McGregor donates $1 million to support first responders

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First responders are likely to become more important and face greater risks than ever during the current coronavirus outbreak. Conor McGregor, mixed martial arts champion and outspoken supporter of President Trump, has ...

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Raiders QB Derek Carr: ‘Today is the day to get it right’ with God

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The tragic death of former Lakers star Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others in January caused people to start thinking about their own mortality. Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr ...

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Washburn Rural schools to host Special Olympics Kansas State Tournament

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UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. The annual Special Olympics Kansas State Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament takes place March 14 and 15 at Washburn Rural High School for ...

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Former boxing champion Evander Holyfield passionate about sharing his faith

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Former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield used to let his fists do the talking. Now he is eager to tell people about his Christian faith. “Because, without Jesus, I wouldn’t be who ...

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Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce looking forward to team’s White House visit

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The traditional White House visit by championship sports teams has become contentious in today’s cancel culture. Tight end Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, however, considers it an honor. Kelce told ...

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Chiefs’ Andy Reid pens letter to family of pastor who died just before Super Bowl

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One of the most exciting weekends of Pastor Michael O’Donnell’s life ended in tragedy last month when he died in Miami shortly before the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV. READ: Pastor dies ...

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FROM THE CHEAP SEATS – A real apology?

Have you ever had someone do you wrong and then make a hap-hazard apology, if you want to call it that? I got into an argument once with a friend and things ...

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New heavyweight champ Tyson Fury credits God in everything

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Tyson Fury, the new WBC heavyweight boxing champion, is giving credit to God. “First and foremost, I want to say thank you to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,” Fury said after ...

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