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K-State Sports - Columns

  • 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

  • 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

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