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Past Pittsburgh Playoff Game Brings Good Memories

It was in January, 1994, when the Chiefs last won a playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium.  Against the Pittsburgh Steelers. It started a three-game playoff journey following the 1993 season that included stops in Houston’s Astrodome where the Chiefs shocked the Oilers, then the AFC championship game in Buffalo where quarterback Joe Montana’s bid to lead the Chiefs to the Super Bowl fell one game short.  What kind of run will this week’s game against Pittsburgh produce?  Click here for full story with audio at KCUR.org

 

Phoenix and Kansas City Linked for Sunday Night NBA Game

There’s a tradition wintertime link between Kansas City and the Phoenix, Arizona, area when all the snowbirds head to the desert for baseball’s spring training.  But on this night in January, there’s a huge, historical link between the two cities for the NBA matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns as covered in this piece for KCUR. Link to full story and audio Continue reading Phoenix and Kansas City Linked for Sunday Night NBA Game

Northwest Missouri Football Looking for Wright Stuff

After the NCAA Division II football championship game and the post-game news conferences, Adam Dorrel told a gathering of players, families and fans at Children’s Mercy Park on Saturday night that he accepted a head coaching offer at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. Continue reading Northwest Missouri Football Looking for Wright Stuff

Mike McCarthy Alma Mater Enjoying Better Season Than Packers

By Greg Echlin

On Monday Night Football, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy directed his team to a badly needed win at Philadelphia.  With a steep hill to climb in the NFC Central, the Packers are staring at the possibility of sitting out the post-season this year. Continue reading Mike McCarthy Alma Mater Enjoying Better Season Than Packers