Tuesday, November 24, 2015

K-State Sports - Columns

  • Columns |General Activities | November 07, 2015

    Cameron: Thanks for everything, Alex, but Royals are moving on

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    It almost seems unfair. Just a week ago, Royals fans were gearing up for the fifth game of the World Series — riding a dreamy high that exploded with a dramatic comeback victory over the Mets that same night. Yes, that was all just a week

  • Columns |Football | November 06, 2015

    Guggisberg: Wildcats can grow from loss to Baylor


    With his tongue squarely in his cheek and a smirk on his face, Deante Burton delivered some difficult news to the Kansas State faithful after Thursday night’s 31-24 loss to Baylor at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. When asked if he thought another narrow defeat

  • Columns |General Activities | October 29, 2015

    Cameron: Now, we start playing by the NL’s rules

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — So far it’s been golden. Two games, two wins. But now the World Series moves to New York, and an entirely new phase. Let’s call it… hmm… How about the Stupidity Series? Yep, this is the part where they change

  • Columns |General Activities | October 26, 2015

    Cameron: Get to know a little about the mystery Mets

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s almost impossible to stay unknown in New York City. Baristas who make the best café mocha in the financial district find their way into newspaper profiles. Garbage haulers get TV time for rescuing cats — on competing networks. Bottom line: The

  • Columns |General Activities | October 22, 2015

    Game 5, maybe series, turned on one pitch

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    Thousands of baseball games have turned on one pitch. It happened to the Royals on Wednesday, pushing the American League Championship Series back to Kauffman Stadium with Kansas City still up 3-2. The weird thing about the biggest pitch in the Blue Jays’ survival game,

  • Columns |Football | October 18, 2015

    Guggisberg: K-State historically bad in shutout loss


    There’s no shame in losing to No. 19 Oklahoma. Unless you get shut out, 55-0. After back-to-back weeks of surprisingly-close losses to ranked teams, the Kansas State football team came crashing back to earth in historic fashion Saturday afternoon at Bill Snyder Family Stadium. This

  • Columns | October 07, 2015

    Cameron: Free-swinging Astros head to Kansas City

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — So… It’s going to be the Astros, then. Yes, the same Astros who averaged 104 losses over the past four seasons. But hey, didn’t we really all kind of know it would come down to this matchup? I’m pretty sure

  • Columns |General Activities | September 29, 2015

    Make me the boss and we’d fix what’s ailing baseball

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    Let’s see, what can we talk about as the Royals stagger through the final week of the regular season? It looks very much like Toronto (42-14 since July 28) will continue to bash monstrous home runs to go with its awesome pitching — and thus cruise

  • Columns | September 18, 2015

    Cameron: Chiefs were on verge of breaking curse, until… the fumble

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Ahhhh… Life always offers up a new experience. On Thursday night, for instance, we learned the sound of nearly 80,000 people being punched in the solar plexus at the same time. Do you have a better description for that gruesome gasp that accompanied

  • Columns | September 15, 2015

    Cameron: Johnny Cueto, meet Steve Blass

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    A horrible memory crossed my mind while watching Johnny Cueto get battered by the Orioles on Sunday night. Actually, it was just a name. Steve Blass. In case you’re not old enough to remember Blass, he was a terrific right-handed pitcher for the Pirates

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