Saying Goodbye To Carlos Beltran

Carlos Beltran photo above courtesy Keith Allison/flickr

Audio: George Brett in Cooperstown, 1999

By Ian Echlin

I have a special fandom toward Carlos Beltran ever since we were paired on-field. I was an honorary lineup participant around ten years old before a Sunday afternoon ballgame, and our short back-and-forth chat sticks with me to this day. Continue reading Saying Goodbye To Carlos Beltran

Former KU and MU Football Prospect Pays Off—For Iowa State

Photo credit Iowa State Athletics Communications

By Greg Echlin

There’s a reason the Kansas Jayhawks and Missouri Tigers continue to struggle in football under David Beaty and Barry Odom respectively.  They’re letting the best prospects slip away. Continue reading Former KU and MU Football Prospect Pays Off—For Iowa State

The Kansas City Chiefs Fumbled Before Jamaal Charles


By Greg Echlin

Across the parking lot, the Kansas City Royals set the standard when welcoming back old friends.  The Chiefs, however, missed the cue when the moment called for them to recognize their all-time leading rusher, Jamaal Charles. Continue reading The Kansas City Chiefs Fumbled Before Jamaal Charles