Monday, November 30, 2015

K-State Sports - Columns

  • Columns |General Activities | August 13, 2015

    Cameron: Kansas City has Cueto fever: Now Royals need to sign him

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Johnny Cueto isn’t just a very good baseball pitcher. He’s Elvis in dreadlocks. Or he’s any other showbiz act for which people have paid ridiculous money and gone to insane lengths just to be part of the show. Cueto’

  • Columns |General Activities | August 02, 2015

    Cameron: Not so sure renting talent is right path

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    There are three very different ways to look at the wild, out-of-character trades that brought Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist aboard as the Royals aim for their second straight World Series. First, the obvious… A pretty sizeable proportion of blue-tinged fans are simply giddy. They

  • Columns | July 28, 2015

    Cameron: Lundquist sounds off on college athletics

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    STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. — Despite enduring recent shoulder surgery that requires a clumsy sling encircling his right arm, Verne Lundquist is in a jovial mood. He co-hosted a very special golf tournament this past weekend here in his hometown — a reunion of friends from all walks

  • Columns |General Activities | July 13, 2015

    Cameron: Royals cap first half with wild win

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Maybe it was the heat. That’s as good an excuse as any for the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays, who collaborated Sunday afternoon to produce an exercise in foolishness that might have set baseball back half a century. There

  • Columns |General Activities | July 06, 2015

    Cameron: Americans made this win look easy


    KANSAS CITY — Tension is both the best and the worst thing about a massive game. Like the thousands of others crammed into the downtown Power & Light District for the Women’s World Cup final with the U.S. facing relentless defending champ Japan, I

  • Columns |General Activities | April 05, 2015

    Cameron: Welcome back your American League champs

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There are some goosebump moments rolling into Kauffman Stadium on Monday afternoon. If events stay on schedule, the most dramatic will occur at 2:51 p.m., when the entire home team roster lines up along the first-base line and public address announcer Mike

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | March 26, 2015

    Jellison: K-State has to move on from this mess


    Marcus Foster is gone. Tre Harris, too. Same with Jevon Thomas. The best thing Kansas State can do now, is move forward. Really, it’s all they can do. The Wildcats won’t be bringing their leading scorer back. Not under any circumstances. And they

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | March 25, 2015

    Kinder: Doing the right thing isn’t always easy

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    Bruce Weber is going all in on himself. And he shouldn’t be faulted for doing it. Kansas State’s coach had two choices when the basketball season came to a screeching halt two weeks ago — try to survive another season in a dysfunctional marriage

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | March 13, 2015

    Jellison: Weber not going anywhere


    Without a doubt, it’s been a disappointing season for the Kansas State men’s basketball program and its fans. Despite that, it appears that Bruce Weber will be back as head coach. The Wildcats had high expectations and even higher aspirations when the season

  • Columns |Men's Basketball | February 24, 2015

    Kinder: Another nice win for a bad team

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    Still celebrating Kansas State’s win over the rival Jayhawks last night? That’s great. Enjoy it. No, really. Soak it up. Now allow me to be your voice of reason going forward — that little voice in your head that reminds you about something we

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