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The Roots of Charlie Parker

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Music to accompany last week’s reading from Nathan W. Pearson Jr.’s book “Goin’ to Kansas City”

Includes a fascinating solo that 20 year old Parker self-recorded and four 1942-43 trio tracks with one of his unheralded music mentors guitarist Efferge Ware.

* Walter Page’s Blue Devils – Blue Devil Blues (1929) – (00:00)

* Lady Be Good (1936) – (02:44)… Read more


          

Jazz secrets revealed

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Some essential gems of jazz history hidden in an obscure book I came across about about jazz in Kansas City

The book is built around dozens of great musicians who lived through its Golden Age telling the story…in their own words.

Some of the diamonds I uncovered:

* The essential differences between New Orleans, Chicago, and Kansas City-style jazz

* … Read more


          

Timbers Step Up, Qualify for Postseason in Style

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by Abe Asher
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Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers
Heading into the decisive final day of the MLS regular season, there were plenty of bad omens for a struggling Portland Timbers team in need of a result to qualify for the playoffs.

Brian Fernandez was suspended. Diego Valeri was out with a lingering calf injury. And the San Jose Earthquakes were coming into Providence Park with everything to play for — in need of a win to keep their own season alive.

This time, though, after a month of of ugly soccer and bad breaks and disappointing results, the Timbers got the job done and did it with room to spare.

Goals from Larrys Mabiala, Dairon Asprilla, and Sebastian Blanco were more than enough to lift the Timbers to their first win in six games on a lovely fall afternoon, jump into sixth place in the Western Conference, and bring the curtain down on San Jose's remarkable season.

All of the sudden, after all they endured this fall, the Timbers can look forward to a third-straight playoff appearance that will begin with a game against Real Salt Lake — a team that they've already beaten twice this year, at a venue that they've won at in both of their previous visits under Giovani Savarese.

Things are looking up. Facing the biggest test of their season, the Timbers had the right gameplan and executed it to near-perfection.

With San Jose man-marking in the ubiquitous system installed by their Argentinian manager Matias Almeyda, Savarese — in a move reminiscent of Portland's surge last fall — set his team up to defend deep and hit the 'Quakes on the break.

The early returns were positive. The Timbers nearly took the lead after a quarter of an hour when a Blanco corner hit Chris Wondolowski and forced San Jose goalkeeper Daniel Vega into a sprawling save, and generally were contesting the game on their terms.

The Timbers were getting traction going forward, and while the Earthquakes had plenty of the ball — they'd finish with 61 percent possession and complete nearly 200 more passes than the Timbers did — they were completely unable to break down the Timbers' defensive lines.

A slaloming, one-man run aside, Jorge Villafaña held the dangerous Cristian Espinoza was held in check. Vako completed only four passes during the entirety of the half on the opposite flank, Wondolowski just two from his position at center forward.

The Timbers' attack was limited somewhat with Asprilla and Andy Polo playing on the wings, but with Ebobisse dealing up top and Blanco slashing through the middle, it had a balance that had often been missing over the last several months.

It was on a set piece, though, that the Timbers would strike first.

Just before the half hour mark, Asprilla settled a recycled corner on the edge of the penalty area and slipped a ball wide left for an onrushing Villafaña, who whipped a pass across the face of goal that Mabiala, who had stayed in the box after the initial clearance, stuck out his trailing leg and dragged in.

Just like that, San Jose was in serious trouble — in need of multiple goals, with a third of the game gone, having failed to create a single significant chance yet. But they still had Wondolowski, and, with him, the ability to conjure a goal from thin air.

With halftime closing in and the score 1-0, that's exactly with they did. Off of a pre-planned corner routine, Espinoza hit a cross to the near post and the 36-year-old record MLS goalscorer beat everyone to the ball and flicked a diving header off of the ground, off of the underside of the crossbar, and in to tie the game.

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Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers
It was vintage Wondolowski — a purely instinctual, fearless finish, his record eleventh goal against Portland, a one of the most important of his season.

As the second half began, with Dallas running riot over Sporting Kansas City, everything was on the table. One of these teams was going to be playing its final 45 minutes of the season, one was going to move on.

Enter, not for the first time and not ever unremarkably, Asprilla. Handed his first start in a month ahead of Marvin Loría, the Colombian with a penchant for scoring the most timely of goals repaid Savarese's faith with another memorable contribution.

Just before the hour mark, Asprilla drifted inside to pick up a cross-field pass from Ebobisse, cut past Florien Jungwirth with an excellent first touch, and went barreling through on goal. Vega stopped his first shot, but the rebound squibbed underneath him — and Asprilla, at the second time of asking, tucked it in.

Whatever his past, for a player who has had the most abject of seasons, this was a stunning moment: a truly excellent goal, all of his own making, thanks to the kind of decisive turn of pace that you almost never see him make when he receives the ball.

At this time of the year, though, there's no rhyme or reason when it comes to Asprilla. He's just a different player.

Almeyda emptied his bench almost immediately the goal, making all three of his substitutions and trying to push his team — again in search of two goals, now with just 30 minutes left to play — into a more overtly attacking posture.

In the process, which included removing a defensive midfielder, the 'Quakes opened themselves up on the counter. The Timbers had several chance to ice the game in the following minutes, with Ebobisse and Cristhian Paredes coming closest, but it'd take a special moment from Blanco to make the result secure.

With a quarter of an hour to play, and Valeri off the field, it was the diminutive Argentine who stepped to a free kick from 25 yards away and fired it into the top corner.

No player on the field more deserved to score. The Timbers were never worse over the last month than when Blanco was out of the lineup, and on a day when they were missing their two most high profile attackers, he brought the heat in every phase of the game.

With that, San Jose was buried. They finished the season having lost six straight, a sour end to an otherwise triumphant first MLS campaign for Almeyda.

The Timbers' run-in wasn't much prettier. But Savarese, who has never missed the postseason as a manager, was understandably pleased with his team's perseverance. They didn't throw in the towel, and they made it to the finish line with their season intact.

"It has been a very difficult season in so many ways," Savarese said after the game. "So that’s why I think even in this moment that we have been able to make the playoffs, I’m more proud than ever for all the guys we have on the team.”

The slate is clean. Salt Lake away, a team the Timbers know they can beat, and then the specter of another playoff meeting with Seattle. The possibilities, just as they should at this time of the year, abound.

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Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers

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Vier Tote nach Schüssen in Bar in Kansas City

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Zwei Männer eröffneten das Feuer und sind laut Polizei auf der Flucht. Dem Angriff soll ein Streit vorausgegangen sein
          

Major Gary A. Sloan

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Major Gary A. Sloan, 73, died peacefully, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas on Oct. 3, 2019.
          

Four Dead, Five Injured in Kansas City Bar Shooting

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Four people were killed and another five injured in an early morning shooting at a private bar in Kansas City, Kansas. Continue reading…
          

1 of 2 men wanted in deadly Kansas bar shooting arrested

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – One of the two men accused of opening fire inside a Kansas bar early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others, was arrested Sunday afternoon while the other remained at large, police said.

Javier Alatorre, 23, and Hugo Villanueva-Morales, 29, were each charged with four counts of first-degree murder, police in Kansas City, Kansas, said in an early Monday release. Alatorre was arrested late Sunday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri, but police were still looking for Villanueva-Morales, who is considered “armed and dangerous.” Bail for each was set at $1 million.

The two men, both with criminal records, apparently had a disagreement with people inside Tequila KC bar, left, and then returned with handguns a couple hours later, police spokesman Officer Thomas Tomasic. The shooting was captured on surveillance video, which police weren’t releasing.

Bartender Jose Valdez told The Kansas City Star that he had refused to serve one of the suspects on Saturday night because the man had previously caused problems at the bar. Valdez said the man threw a cup at him and left, but returned later with another man shortly before closing time.

Around 40 people were inside the small bar when gunfire erupted, Tomasic said. The gunfire sent people running for the exits, with the injured leaving trails of blood as they fled. One of the injured was trying to get a ride to the hospital when ambulances arrived.

Valdez said he thought the building was “going to cave in” and that three of the people killed were regulars whose parents also frequented the neighborhood bar.

“I don’t know what to make of it. A sad day for everybody who lost their lives and their families,” he said, choking up. “How can you go into a place full of people and just start shooting?”

Alatorre is currently jailed in Missouri after he was arrested without incident at a home that court records listed as his place of residence. Kansas City, Missouri, police, the FBI, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives assisted in the arrest, Tomasic said.

He will have a first appearance in coming days in Kansas, said Wyandotte County District Attorney’s Office spokesman Jonathan Carter. Alatorre doesn’t yet have an attorney. Carter said it’s too soon to determine whether prosecutors will consider the death penalty in the case.

Villanueva-Morales and Alatorre each faced criminal charges in Missouri, and Alatorre’s criminal record also included previous convictions, according to online court records in Missouri and online Department of Corrections records in Kansas.

Villanueva-Morales had a pending third-degree assault charge in Missouri. Alatorre, meanwhile, had past convictions for fleeing or attempting to elude law enforcement in Kansas and for driving while intoxicated in Missouri. He also had pending charges in Missouri for tampering with a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and resisting or interfering with arrest, detention or stop. And in 2017, an order of protection had been ordered, barring him from abusing, stalking and possessing a firearm.

All four men who were killed were Hispanic, but Tomasic had said authorities did not believe the shooting was racially motivated. The shooting happened in a neighborhood with a large Hispanic population.

Among the dead was a man in his late 50s, another in his mid-30s and two in their mid-20s, police said. Authorities did not immediately release their names.

However, Juan Ramirez, of Kansas City, Kansas, told the newspaper that his 29-year-old nephew was among those killed. He said his nephew left behind a 6-year-old son and a 4-year-old daughter.

“I don’t wish this upon anybody,” Ramirez said.

The state’s congregational delegation also weighed in, with Republican Sens. Jerry Moran and Pat Roberts and Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids describing the shooting as “senseless.”


          

An Interview with The Bacon Brothers

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The Bridge's Jon Hart chatted with Kevin and Michael Bacon — The Bacon Brothers — as their Shaky Ground tour heads toward Kansas City. They'll appear at The Folly Theater on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Listen to the interview below!


          

A Happy Ending For A Happy Band

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Kansas City Punks Faultfinder Rocked, Even If You've Got Not A Big Brain

There may never be another Kansas City band quite like Faultfinder. Since its 2010 inception to its 2018 demise (and posthumous LP release this year), the group stood out as one of the most challenging and abrasive acts in the metro. I met up with three-fourths of the final lineup in late September at Revolution Records to discuss the band’s nine-year run and culminating recording, which was partially tracked at Revolution.

The Kansas City punk scene of nearly a decade ago largely orbited a humble Crossroads DIY space called the Studded Bird. Just a stone’s throw from our record store meetup spot — at East 19th and Holmes Streets — under the watchful eye of a colorful, indoor bird mural played American punk circuit favorites like Raw Nerve, Brown Sugar and The Body. Often joining those bands was a wave of like-minded local acts that included Dark Ages, No Class, White Slave and others. Unlike the snottier and speedier groups that emerged during the mid-’10s, these bands shared similarly dark aesthetics.

Faultfinder, while welcomed by its peers in this scene, always stood out a bit. Not many of its songs moved faster than drummer Ben Biersmith’s mid-paced marches (as opposed to the fast, ‘80s hardcore-inspired tempos of other groups). While many early songs bent a bit melodic — thanks to the writing of founding member Nic Allred — the group’s compositions grew increasingly slow and nasty, teetering on the verge of industrial at times. The band has most often identified simply as a punk band, but elements of the New York-born no wave movement always felt like a more precise reference point. 

“It’s sort of like you take Swans and make it a joke instead of being super self-serious,” said bassist and vocalist Mookie Ninjak, discussing Faultfinder’s core sound.

It may be easy enough to miss on first glance, but the comedy that crept its way into much of Faultfinder’s material is another thing that made the group stand out. From its tongue-in-cheek song titles (from the LP: “Fruitless Hump” and “Young, Dumb And Full Of Complex Biological Systems”) to its lyrics, which often explored the depths of nihilism before yanking the listener out with a witty nugget of gallows humor, few local acts could make a sharp-minded punk laugh like Faultfinder.

The band was perhaps at its funniest (and most maniacal) when performing live. Guitarist Joe Wetteroth fondly recalled an all-punk cover show the band was set to play a couple years back where they pulled quite the fakeout: “You thought you were gonna see a band we can all agree on, Rudimentary Peni, but you’re gonna see The Beatles tonight.” 

Most times though, the band wasn’t so much actively pranking its audience as it was playing a game of chicken with them. Already the slowest-playing band on most bills, the repetitive and psychedelic krautrock style of some of its songs led to punks peeling out one by one, abandoning Faultfinder to go outside for a cigarette. Faultfinder was on the cutting edge of poseur-detector technology. “It wasn’t my goal ever to make people leave the room, but I always thought it didn’t leave a bad taste in my mouth when it happened,” laughed Ninjak.

Mookie Ninjak of Faultfinder | Photo: Aaron Rhodes

The extreme reactions weren’t always negative, though. The band spoke of one loyal fan, to whom they dedicated a tape, who once took a $50 taxi ride from an outer suburb just to see them play. Some fans also didn’t come from the most standard of punk backgrounds — members mentioned they had one or two nine-to-fivers who would come to see them. Perhaps the bleak nature of their music most accurately reflected the feelings of being stuck at a desk all day. “It’s definitely music to kill yourself in your cubicle to,” Ninjak said, referencing these fans and an office-centric music video created for one of their songs by a friend of the band.

As the band muscled on through its third distinct lineup, it finally got to work on its long-awaited longplayer (jokingly referred to as its own “Chinese Democracy”). Tracked and mixed with the help of friend James Rumsey and mastered by Duane Trower, “Brother’s Milk,” the band believes, is the most accurate representation of the sound they set out to achieve. Much of the melodicism of the band’s early days is long gone, as is some of the metallic edge that former guitarist Steve Shoup injected during his stay. What’s left musically is something murkier and in-between.

Lyrically, the album is a vital, bleak and hilarious document that encapsulates the psyche of a crew of smart Midwestern punks raised in Bush-era horror, who came of age witnessing Obama-era denialism and became DIY scene elders, as the nation slipped into Trump-era chaos. The words aren’t often overtly political, but rather capture the day-to-day feelings that the systems in place often play a hand in creating.

As work on the record began to wrap up, the band quickly realized it would soon be no more. Guitarist Don Beasley and Ninjak both left Kansas City last year. Some parties were less interested in the band’s music at the time than others, but those remaining recognized that the LP’s release would be as good a time as any to end on a high note. Local co-op record label Black Site pressed the record to vinyl and in the longstanding tradition of the punk band breaking up with its LP, that was that. “A happy ending,” I started, as our interview wound down, “for a happy band,” one member finished with a laugh.

Brother’s Milk is available to purchase on Bandcamp, as well as at several local record stores.

—Aaron Rhodes is a music journalist based in Kansas City, Missouri. He is the editor-in-chief of Shuttlecock Music Magazine, content manager at Do816, and a frequent contributor to The Pitch and 90.9 The Bridge.


          

Four Dead, Five Injured In Kansas City Bar Shooting

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According to the Kansas City police department, Four people were killed and five others were injured during a shooting early Sunday morning at a bar. Five people also were wounded but suffered non-life-threatening injuries and were taken to local hospitals. A call came in around 1:27 a.m. about a shooting in the area around 10th […]
          

Senior Financial Analyst / Senior Accountant

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KS-Overland Park, job summary: If you are searching for a position that is a hybrid between a Senior Financial Analyst role and a Senior Accountant role, look no further! Randstad Accounting & Finance is assisting an organization in the Kansas City Metro Area in their search for a Direct Hire Senior Financial Analyst position. Must have experience in the Manufacturing Industry. Our Client boasts tremendous growth,
          

Snoop Dogg’s KU concert had pole dancers, money guns. Here was Bill Self’s response - Kansas City Star

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Snoop Dogg’s KU concert had pole dancers, money guns. Here was Bill Self’s response  Kansas City Star
          

"Bu aşamada faiz indirimine gerek yok"

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Kansas City Fed Başkanı Geogre, ABD Merkez Bankası’nın (Fed) bu aşamada yeni bir faiz indirimi yapmasına gerek olmadığını savundu.
          

Announcement of Initial Public Notice

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is required by law to provide public notice of its intent to provide federal assistance and grant opportunities via the Public Assistance (PA), Individual Assistance (IA), or Hazard Mitigation Grant (HMGP) programs.

 


          

10/7/2019: WORLD: 4 KILLED IN SHOOTING AT KANSAS BAR

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Four people were killed and five wounded in Kansas early on Sunday when one or two suspects opened fire inside a Kansas City bar, local authorities said. Authorities believe the suspects had been involved in a dispute at Tequila KC Bar, a private...
          

Session: Final Score College Football:: The AFL in 1967 on the GAME TABLE

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by M1Tanker

The 1967 AFL SEASON VIA DOWNEY
FINAL SCORE FOOTBALL







WE are embarked upon doing a series of American Football League seasons, starting with 1967. Why 1967? 1967 was the year where I really came of age in the sense of football. It was my second season of midget football, aka Pop Warner football. It was the first year I really followed the season from start to finish. Early in that season for some reason I can’t recall I switched from the Kansas City Chiefs to the Oakland Raiders. The Black and Silver simply appealed to me and struck some chord in me. Moreover, in retrospect this was a great Raiders team, an offensive juggernaut, the first of several plus such teams in a row. Ben Davidson’s handlebar mustache rocked.
Now, the Downey website tells the prospective player that “The Final Score Football line of games differs from our other quick play line, Ultra Quick, as the games all unfold in a quarter-by-quarter manner. Each team is rated individually for Offense, Defense, Strength of Schedule, and Home Field Advantage”. We will note that strength of schedule is used for the College game. How that works is like this – say the Miami Dolphins are playing the Oakland Raiders in Oakland in 1967. Rating move either to the left or right based upon the defensive rating and Home Rating. The Dolphins here modify their offensive rating of G by the Raiders defensive rating of -4 to come up with a new rating, in this case the letter C. The Raiders Offensive rating is P, so we add Miami’s rating of +3 for a for a S base offensive rating. That is Example #1. Unlike in the College Football version, there is no subtracting the two strength of schedules. Instead what we have is the rule for Home Field Advantage (HFA). That is very simple to use. Playing at Oakland gives you a 1/1, which means each side modifies their letter by moving it one column to the right. In Example #2 we calculate that and you see the final result. It is obvious that Oakland should win this game but with a very high die roll and a very low die roll by Oakland there is a tiny chance for the upset.



WEEK 1

In the only game of Week, the Broncos forgot show up for the 2nd half, after leading 20-10 at half-time. Boston ran up 20 points and Denver got a late same safety as Boston ate the ball to protect the lead. Are these the Patriots who were 8-4-2 in 1966, ready to compete for the title in the East?


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W L T W – L – T
Oilers 0 0 0 Broncos 0 1 0
Jets 0 0 0 Chiefs 0 0 0
Dolphins 0 0 0 Chargers 0 0 0
Bills 0 0 0 Raiders 0 0 0
Patriots 1 0 0




WEEK 2

Week 2 saw Boston travel to San Diego. By the end of the 3rd Q, SD was ahead 27-14, winning by 34-21. Lance Alworth scored twice against Boston.

The Chiefs traveled to Houston. KC has a chip on its shoulder after losing the first Super Bowl. At the half, KC was down 7-6. Houston conducted two long scoring drives to upset the Chiefs 20-13.

Surprisingly the Jets-Bills game was rated a toss-up. It was a great early September day in Buffalo and the Bills faithful turned out to boo Namath and company, as Buffalo fans hate those folks from the other side of the state. The Jets jumped out to a 21-14 lead at the half. The Bills added 14 more in the 2nd half, but the Jets matched them with 16, winning 37-28.

Denver said the oddsmakers giving the Raiders a HUGE edge was simply Bay Area whacky thinking and they would make the local sportswriters eat their words. Final Oakland 45-Denver 17. In each half the Raiders outscored Denver by 14 points.

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W L T W L T
Oilers 1 0 0 Raiders 1 0 0
Jets 1 0 0 Broncos 0 2 0
Bills 0 1 0 Chargers 1 0 0
Patriots 1 1 0 Chiefs 0 1 0
Dolphins 0 0 0



WEEK 3

Boston was hoping to pick up its 2nd win of the year against what they perceived as an upstart Raiders team just like in the Ultra-Quick Football Replay. This was never close as Oakland smashed Boston’s hope even worse in this one 51-7.

Denver and Miami had a wild first half, with the Broncos and Dolphins scoring at will, with a 21-20 1st half with Miami sensing a win. Denver tallied 14 in the 2nd half and the Dolphins scored 6, and were shut out in the 4th Q losing 35-26.

Houston and the Bills saw this as a pivotal early season game. All it proved was these offenses were offensive as the final was 6-6. Buffalo had a sliver of a chance with having the last roll, but failed to convert. Houston was happy to escape with the tie.

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W L T W L T
Oilers 1 0 1 Raiders 2 0 0
Jets 1 0 0 Chiefs 0 1 0
Dolphins 0 1 0 Chargers 1 0 0
Bills 0 1 1 Broncos 1 2 0
Patriots 1 2 0


WEEK 4


Buffalo won a yawner 20-9. Boston did themselves no favors, rolling twice for Big Quarters, and each time getting a -3 column shift modifier, resulting in 0 points for those quarters.

John Hadl and Lance Alworth all week talked up how they would shred the Oilers secondary. Instead Houston rolled up 35 points on SD, jumping out to a 21-7 1st half lead.

KC was picked as a prohibitive favorite over the Dolphins. What’s worse than prohibitive as the Dolphins were a fish out of water, losing 59-3. KC put up 31 unanswered 2nd half points.

Namath was cold in Denver – and the early snow didn’t help. Denver was up 13-12 at the half, but only managed two 2nd half Field goals, while the Jets kicked 3 to escape with a 21-19 win.

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W L T W L T
Oilers 2 0 1 Raiders 2 0 0
Jets 2 0 0 Chiefs 1 1 0
Dolphins 0 2 0 Chargers 1 1 0
Bills 1 1 1 Broncos 1 3 0
Patriots 1 3 0







WEEK 5

The defending AFL Champions came to Oakland wanting to put the Raiders in their place, and reestablish who was the Boss. The Chiefs led 21-19 at the end of 3Q’s. But the Mad Bomber put up 17 4th Q points, and Oakland wins 36-28.

The Jets were an 18-point favorite again over the Dolphins. Did someone know something we didn’t as the Jets cruised to an easy 28-10 win. Both teams got 0 points on a Big Quarter roll.

Unlike in Ultra-Quick Football, Buffalo gets no real Home Field Advantage (HFA). It was obvious too as SD rolled up 21 2nd half points, winning 38-16.

Denver played Houston very tough, being down only 6-3 at the half. Denver managed 2 more field goals…but Houston managed 3, winning a dull game, 15-9.

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W L T W L T
Oilers 3 0 1 Raiders 3 0 0
Jets 3 0 0 Chiefs 1 2 0
Dolphins 0 3 0 Chargers 2 1 0
Bills 1 2 1 Broncos 1 4 0
Patriots 1 3 0


WEEK 6

The Jets pushed themselves deep into the Eastern Division Playoff race with a signature win against the Raiders both in Ultra-Quick and in real life. Here they lost 33-15, being down 20-7 at the half. The Raiders only scored 13 2nd half points, but the Jets were underwhelming with only 8 scored.

The Chiefs were a 26-point favorite against the Fins. They won this game in actual 41-0 – but Miami instead came ready for an upset losing 20-9. At the half it was 12-6. Had Miami perhaps got one Big Quarter roll….

Denver simply lost a close game 24-17, hurt by their inability to score in the 4th Q.

Air Hadl never got untracked as the Boston had 4 picks for the day as they won 26-22. Boston scored 16 points in the 2nd half, and that surge was enough for the win.

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W L T W L T
Oilers 3 0 1 Raiders 4 0 0
Jets 3 1 0 Chiefs 2 2 0
Bills 2 2 1 Chargers 2 2 0
Patriots 2 3 0 Broncos 1 5 0
Dolphins 0 4 0



WEEK 7

The Jets were a +2 favorite for this game. Instead it was a slaughter on 5th Avenue as Namath and the Jets went up and down the field all day, winning 40-19. It was 30-9 at the half, propelled by a 2nd Q 24-point BQ outburst.

KC had to have this game if they were to get back to the Super Bowl and avenge themselves. Instead the Chargers like in UQ football won 30-26, helped by the 17-6 lead at half-time.

Boston was a 10-point favorite. Miami was only down 14-10 at the half, but never had a TD in the 2nd half, and losing a close one 24-19. The Dolphins dropped to 0-5.

Buffalo was hoping to make up some ground here with a win against Oakland. It was awful to watch as a Bills fan as Oakland held the Bills to 5 points. Buffalo shut down Oakland for only 26 points – and still lost by 21!



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W L T W L T
Oilers 3 1 1 Raiders 5 0 0
Jets 4 1 0 Chiefs 2 3 0
Patriots 3 3 0 Chargers 3 2 0
Bills 2 3 1 Broncos 1 5 0
Dolphins 0 5 0



WEEK 8


Houston and KC both wanted this game. It showed as KC clung to a narrow 10-9 lead at the half. However Houston got only 3 points in the 2nd half and KC rolled up 17 more, winning convincingly 27-12.

The Jets traveled to Miami in order to entrench themselves in first-place. Instead the Jets looked like they were looking past Miami, winning by the skin of their teeth 18-13.

Oakland came into Boston a 12-point favorite. They left with a 27-point win as Boston never scored more than a FG, and that on their first possession of the day.

Denver nearly pulled off an upset here, being down 17-10 at the end of the 3rd Q. Instead they gave up 14 points and fell 31-17.





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W L T W L T
Oilers 3 2 1 Raiders 6 0 0
Jets 5 1 0 Chiefs 3 3 0
Patriots 3 4 0 Chargers 4 2 0
Bills 2 3 1 Broncos 1 6 0
Dolphins 0 6 0




WEEK 9

Buffalo’s base offensive rating was a sickly B for this game. Houston won in a 25-0 romp.

The Jets needed a win against the Patriots in a big way. In a wild-game that saw 75 points scored, the Jets prevailed outscoring Boston 27-12 in the 2nd half.

Denver traveled to Arrowhead Stadium where they were a 25-point underdog. KC over-performed in a 51-13 dismantling of Denver. The Chiefs outscored the Broncos 34-6 in the 2nd half.

The Chargers find themselves in quite the playoff hunt hole with a 4-3 record after losing to Oakland 27-26. Oakland had to score at least 7 points on their last roll to avoid the loss and roll just that, to escape with the 27-26 win.

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W L T W L T
Oilers 4 2 1 Raiders 7 0 0
Jets 6 1 0 Chiefs 4 3 0
Patriots 3 5 0 Chargers 4 3 0
Bills 2 4 1 Broncos 1 7 0
Dolphins 0 6 0



WEEK 10

Boston was hoping to show some spark of its former glory here. It was close at the half, with Houston up only 12-9. Houston added 16 – Boston added nothing, and the final was 28-9. In 1967 Boston won 18-7.

Buffalo saw an opportunity to sneak up on the Jets here by beating the Fins. Well the Fins despite being a 15-point underdog lost by 15. It was never that close.

The Jets were a 14-point underdog against the Chiefs. The Jets, well they lost by 14 points, 36-22. They could have forced a tie had they been able to shut KC down, but KC ran up 14 4th Q points.

Oakland had a small scare NOT! in its 46-17 win as it as they led 31-10 at the half against the Broncos.

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W L T W L T
Oilers 5 2 1 Raiders 8 0 0
Jets 6 2 0 Chiefs 5 3 0
Dolphins 0 7 0 Chargers 4 3 0
Bills 3 4 1 Broncos 1 8 0
Patriots 3 6 0



WEEK 11


The Jets needed a win here to stay ahead and Buffalo didn’t tally enough to pull the upset, falling short 24-23.

Denver managed only 3 points at home, losing to Houston 26-3. In Ultra-Quick it was 20-6.

A low scoring game for KC, with the Chiefs winning 25-6. At the half KC only led 9-3, but a 16-3 KC 2nd half advantage was all that was needed to ensure the win.

Miami was a 17-point underdog heading into this game. Miami made up those 17 points plus some, yet still lost 25-22 as SD‘s 1st half lead of 20-8 was just enough to hold on to win by.

EAST					       WEST

W L T W L T
Oilers 6 2 1 Raiders 8 0 0
Jets 7 2 0 Chiefs 6 3 0
Bills 3 5 1 Chargers 5 3 0
Patriots 3 7 0 Broncos 1 9 0
Dolphins 0 8 0



WEEK 12

The Dolphins were a 31-point underdog to the Raiders. Lamonica, Wells and Biletnikoff ensured this game wasn’t a game as Oakland won 51-6, worse than the Fins Ultra-Quick loss.

Buffalo and Denver – certainly not a game to warm the hearts of any fans or TV executives. It was as dull as expected as the Bills won 23-9, leading 9-3 at half-time.

The Jets continue to fly high, winning 44-19. The Jets jumped out to a 24-9 half-time lead, and were up 38-12 at the end of the 3rd Q.

Denver was a 15-point underdog, but came nowhere close to an upset like in 1967. It was 20-7 at the end of the 1st Q and that simply was too much for the Broncos.


EAST					WEST

W L T W L T
Oilers 6 2 1 Raiders 9 0 0
Jets 8 2 0 Chiefs 7 3 0
Bills 4 5 1 Chargers 5 4 0
Patriots 3 8 0 Broncos 1 10 0
Dolphins 0 9 0



WEEK 13

At this point San Diego wants the Denver game for pride. Denver was a 16-point underdog – and performed like a 16-point underdog, losing by 20, 33-13.

The Jets were rooting for a Patriots victory here. However, Boston’s chance for a tie vanished as Houston on its last roll got 7 to walk away with a 24-17 win.

The Dolphins tale of woe continued losing 21-5. It was 14-3 at the half and with a 0 in the 3rd Q, there was little hope for the Fins.

The Chiefs last and perhaps best chance to gain control of their own destiny presented itself when the Raiders traveled to Kansas City. KC was a slight favorite by 22-20. Oakland and KC played each other tight. The Raiders prevailed 21-18 but KC had a chance as Oakland put up a goose egg in their 4th Q. It was only 21-12 and 10 points would have meant a win – and KC got 6.


EAST					       WEST

W L T W L T
Oilers 7 2 1 Raiders 10 0 0
Jets 8 2 0 Chiefs 7 4 0
Bills 5 5 1 Chargers 6 4 0
Patriots 3 9 0 Broncos 1 11 0
Dolphin 0 10 0



WEEK 14

KC’s depression was evident in their game against Buffalo. KC was 17-point favorite at home, yet escaped with a narrow 13-8 win in a snowy, rainy ugly day at Arrowhead Stadium. KC was only up at the half 10-6.

Denver flew into snow at Shea Stadium but the damp cold seemed to help as Denver surged to a 23-19 4th Q lead. And then Namath went to work, adding 20 points and Denver was left reeling.

Houston - all of their games seem to be tight. But playing the Dolphins who can’t score to score helped as Houston jumped to a 14-0 1st half lead. Houston added 13 and Miami got a FG in the last 3 minutes, losing 27-5.

The Raiders came in cocky to play the Chargers, being a 6-point favorite. Instead, they won 37-16, as the Raiders picked Hadl off 5 times. Oakland led 24-9 at the half.

EAST					      WEST

W L T W L T
Oilers 8 2 1 Raiders 11 0 0
Jets 9 2 0 Chiefs 8 4 0
Bills 5 6 1 Chargers 6 5 0
Patriots 3 9 0 Broncos 1 12 0
Dolphins 0 11 0


WEEK 15

Buffalo who started out with such high hopes is now playing out the string. It was, well dull at 19-9. Buffalo led 10-0 at the half.

The Jets had to have this game. KC is simply wanting to get above .667 in terms of winning percentage – oh how the Super Bowl team underperformed. In a close game, the Jets won at home at Shea Stadium, 27-23 thanks to that 13-9 lead at half-time.

In perhaps a preview of the AFL Championship game if the Jets run into a snag, Oakland traveled to Houston. Oakland was a 2-point favorite. At the half it was 5-0 Oakland. It was 8-3 at the end of the 3rd Q, so upset was in the air until Lamonica hit Banaszak in the flat who rumbled 44 yards to put the game out of reach.

The Chargers wanted this game, as they still had a chance to finish at .500 for the year. Well let’s just say the Fins again looked like fish heads, being down 26-9 at the half, thanks to a 20- point BQ for the Chargers. The Chargers added 21 more in the second half and that was that. Miami failed to convert on a 4th Q BQ to make it respectable, and lost by 31.


EAST					       WEST

W L T W L T
Oilers 8 3 1 Raiders 12 0 0
Jets 10 2 0 Chiefs 8 5 0
Bills 6 6 1 Chargers 7 5 0
Patriots 3 10 0 Broncos 1 12 0
Dolphins 0 12 0/
				


WEEK 16

The Chargers came into Houston an 11-point underdog and played like it but worse, losing 32-13 – in Ultra-Quick they lost 26-6. It was 20-6 at the half and that was that.

Miami was hoping for a big boost from well, anything but found themselves down 17-7 at the end of the 3rd Q. There was still a chance but giving up 10 in the 4th put the game out of reach.

KC came into Denver a clear 19-point favorite. However Denver played them tough until the 4th Q, losing 22-13 to the Chiefs. KC only led 13-10 at the half.

Oakland badly wanted this game to go for the PERFECT Record, but it was close at the half, with the Raiders up only 13-3. The Jets put up 17 solid 2nd half points but Oakland came back with 24, winning 37-20.

EAST					 WEST

W L T W L T
Oilers 9 3 1 Raiders 13 0 0
Jets 10 3 0 Chiefs 9 5 0
Bills 6 6 1 Chargers 7 6 0
Patriots 4 10 0 Broncos 1 13 0
Dolphins 0 13 0



WEEK 17


Miami played Houston tight, losing 12-3. At the half it was 3-3, and at the end of the 3rd Q Houston led 6-3. The Fins put on nothing in the 3rd and 4th Q here.

Oakland played a great game, as the fans wanted blood. Oakland simply cruised to an inspired 55-3 win. Oakland was up 35-0 at the half and 45-0 at the end of the 3rd Q.

The Chargers grounded the Jets Championship season, tying them 38-38. It was a wild game, as the Jets led 17-14 at the half. SD did themselves no favors by only getting 7 points off a BQ roll in the 2nd Q. But the Jets went into SD’s last roll with a comfortable 38-24 lead…and Hadl matched them with 14 points, tying the game. The Jets and the Oilers now must have a one game playoff as both the Eastern Division leaders tied one game apiece.



EAST					       WEST

W L T W L T
Oilers 10 3 1 Raiders 14 0 0
Jets 10 3 1 Chiefs 9 5 0
Bills 6 7 1 Chargers 7 6 1
Patriots 4 10 0 Broncos 1 13 0
Dolphins 0 14 0


[BGCOLOR=#3366FF]EASTERN DIVISION PLAYOFF GAME[/BGCOLOR]

My oh my. The Jets are hosting Houston to see who will meet the perfect Raiders. Wild rumors flew that the folks at NBC wanted this game broadcast out of NYC as it is much sexier than Whoston….The Jets jumped out to 10-3 lead at the end of the 1st Q. Houston matched that 10 in the 2nd Q and shuts the Jets down. Houston now led 13-10 at the half. The Jets outscored Houston 7-6 in the 3rd Q to close the gap to 19-17. Houston put up another 6 and the Jets only got 7 and Houston won a nail biter 25-24, based on their -5 Defense. Houston’s Offense was rated slightly better as the Jets Defense is a +1.


CHAMPIONSHIP GAME



HOUSTON 15
OAKLAND 37
Despite winning the Eastern Division with a convincing 11-3-1 record, and their squeaker of a playoff win against the Jets on the road, Houston were a 16-point underdog for the AFL Championship game against the Raiders. Obviously the oddsmakers were way out in front of public sentiment as the Raiders dismantled the Oilers 37-15. The actual playoff game saw Houston leading 7-6 at the end of the 1st Q and was all knotted up at 9-9 at half-time. Oakland made some offensive tweaks and scored 14 points in each of the next two quarters and held the Oilers to only 6 and waltzed to a 37-15 win.





          

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SG539: Top 27 Spring Bulbs from Van Engelen and John Scheepers with special guests Jo-Anne van den Berg-Ohms, Jen McGuinness, Julie Thompson Adolf, and Susan Vollenweider

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Welcome to Part Two of Still Growing's 1st Annual Spring Bulb Party! This week, I continue the Spring Bulb Party with my amazing garden friends: Jen McGuinness from Frau Zinnie, Julie Thompson-Adolf from Garden Delights, and Susan Vollenweider from The History Chicks Podcast and a Columnist at the Kansas City Star. Together, we shared our top picks for Tulips, Daffodils, and Spring Bulbs from the John Scheepers and Van Engelen catalog. Jo-Anne van den Berg-Ohms shares her amazing family history in the Dutch bulb business and coaches us on planting Our Top 27 Spring Bulbs from Van Engelen and John Scheepers .

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Jennifer Ebeling is a proud Minnesotan and U of MN alumni. Gooooooo Gophers!

Each week, Jennifer produces and hosts Still Growing - a gardening podcast dedicated to helping you and your garden grow. The show is an in-depth interview format. Guests featured on the show share a passion for gardening and include authors, bloggers, professional gardeners, etc. Listeners and guests of the show can join the Still Growing community on Facebook. It's a place to ask questions, share garden stories, interact with great guests featured on the show, and continue to grow and learn. Jennifer and her husband Philip have four children, a big golden lab named Sonny, and live in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota.

P.S. When she's not teaching her four kids a new card game - or teaching them how to drive a car - Jennifer loves inspiring individuals and groups to maximize and personalize their home & garden.

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SG538: Top 20 Tulips and Daffodils from Colorblends with Tim Schipper, Jen McGuinness, Julie Thompson Adolf, and Susan Vollenweider

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Welcome to Still Growing's 1st Annual Spring Bulb Party! This week, I’m joined by some amazing garden friends: Jen McGuinness from Frau Zinnie, Julie Thompson-Adolf from Garden Delights, and Susan Vollenweider from The History Chicks Podcast and a Columnist at the Kansas City Star. Together, we shared our top picks for Tulips, Daffodils, and Spring Bulbs from the Colorblends Catalog. Keeping us on track for beautiful displays in our Spring 2017 Gardens, Tim Schipper from Colorblends was on hand to review on Our Top 20 Spring Bulbs from the Colorblends Catalog. We laughed, we learned, and we ordered some gorgeous flowers - a true garden party!

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Author information

Jennifer Ebeling

Jennifer Ebeling is a proud Minnesotan and U of MN alumni. Gooooooo Gophers!

Each week, Jennifer produces and hosts Still Growing - a gardening podcast dedicated to helping you and your garden grow. The show is an in-depth interview format. Guests featured on the show share a passion for gardening and include authors, bloggers, professional gardeners, etc. Listeners and guests of the show can join the Still Growing community on Facebook. It's a place to ask questions, share garden stories, interact with great guests featured on the show, and continue to grow and learn. Jennifer and her husband Philip have four children, a big golden lab named Sonny, and live in lovely Maple Grove, Minnesota.

P.S. When she's not teaching her four kids a new card game - or teaching them how to drive a car - Jennifer loves inspiring individuals and groups to maximize and personalize their home & garden.

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Four killed, five wounded in Kansas City bar shooting

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Two men opened fire inside a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, early Sunday, killing four people and wounding five others in a shooting believed to have stemmed from an earlier dispute, police said.

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One suspect in custody, second on the loose in Kansas City mass shooting

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One suspect in custody, second on the loose in Kansas City mass shootingPolice arrested one suspect in a Kansas City, Kan., area bar mass shooting and were hunting for a second gunman early on Monday, in an attack that killed four people and wounded five, police said. No motive was given for the early Sunday shooting, but one of the two men wanted was kicked out of the Tequilla KC Bar, a private club, late on Saturday, police said. It took four people to throw the man out after he tossed a cup at a bartender who had refused to serve him, media including the Kansas City Star reported.



          

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PropertyManagement.com Names Best Property Management Companies in Kansas City, MO for 2019

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Online guide provides in-depth research to help property owners make the best decisions about property management services

(PRWeb October 08, 2019)

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Four arrested in Arkansas City for drugs, warrant

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Neighbors say art sculpture is attracting kids to sex offender’s yard

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (WDAF) – An art sculpture in one Kansas City neighborhood has some people very upset because of where it is placed. The hanging bike sculpture in the yard looks like a regular piece of art. The problem? The man who lives here and who neighbors say built the structure, is on the Missouri Sex […]
          

Colts owner: “No one deserves it more” than Adam Vinatieri

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Recap: Sporting Kansas City closes out 2019 MLS season with 6-0 defeat at FC Dallas

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Blizzard and Tornado Threats Later This Week

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A major winter storm is going to develop mid-week and continue into Friday as it moves northeast. Blizzard conditions are likely in parts of the Dakotas and adjacent sections of Manitoba.
Very heavy snow and cold are also likely around Yellowstone.
Please take this forecast into account if you plan to travel in these areas. 

There is also a tornado risk on Thursday.
Please monitor the weather from Kansas City to the DFW Metroplex Thursday and Thursday evening. 
          

Four Dead, Five Injured in Kansas City Bar Shooting

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RIP Candy Samples

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The Rialto Report
September 30, 2019

Candy Samples, who enjoyed a long career as a hugely popular buxom model in men’s magazines and as an actress in adult films, passed away this week.

She was 91.

Candy Samples was one of the true larger than life figures that lit up the early adult industry: she appeared in cult movies such as Russ Meyer‘s Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979) (where she was ‘The Very Big Blonde’) and Up! (1976), and also Flesh Gordon (1974), Fantasm (1976), Deep Jaws (1976), and The Best Little Whorehouse in San Francisco (1985), as well as tens of loops – to name but a few.

She was in black and white cheesecake photo sets from the late 1960s, thousands of magazines, and scores of films – from softcore to hardcore, from loops to catfight wrestling shorts.

She had a mischievous, friendly look that stood out from all the other models. She often played the roles of older women that somehow looked like your mother’s naughty friend, exuding a mysterious sex appeal.

And then there were her breasts. With her formidable physique, she looked like an Amazonian queen; fit, tanned, and invincible. Her staggering physique made her an instant favorite, and for many years she toured as an exotic dancer. Somehow she just seemed to get more popular with age, and she developed a huge following that endured right through to her retirement in the late 1980s – and even today her magazine spreads exchange hands for elevated prices.

After she retired, she remained active – writing columns in the 1990s for magazines like Juggs. And she had an online fan club where she would have chat sessions with fans.

When we started The Rialto Report, we knew we wanted to interview her. We figured that as she’d been active in the industry for almost 40 years it wouldn’t be difficult to find her. We figured wrong.

She’d disappeared from public view, changing her name on multiple occasions (she was rumored to have married eight times), and we spent years trying to track her down.

After leaving messages for her with scores of people, we got a call from a person one day who told us that Candy was living with him.

When The Rialto Report interviewed Candy Samples, her fondest memories were reserved for her friendship with Uschi Digard.


SAMPLES, Candy (Mary Gavin)
Born: 4/12/1940, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.
Died: 9/2?/2019, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

Candy Samples’ western – actress:
Saddle Tramp Women – 1972 (blond hooker)

          

Kansas City Chiefs undergo a defensive experiment without Chris Jones

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The Kansas City Chiefs will get a good look at what their defense would look like without Chris Jones over the next few weeks. For months, the Kansas City Chiefs have had the salary cap space. For months, the Chiefs have publicly stated their appreciation of Chris Jones and their goal to lock him up […]

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Chris Jones injury update: Chiefs star lineman is ‘week to week’

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The Kansas City Chiefs have taken a major hit to their defensive front with news that defensive lineman Chris Jones is “week to week” with a groin injury. The Kansas City Chiefs walked into Week 5 with a number of significant injuries that had already affected the short-term roster construction. After their sloppy loss to […]

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Defensive line options for the Chiefs after losing Chris Jones

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With injuries along the defensive line piling up for the Kansas City Chiefs, we take a look at free agent linemen Brett Veach could bring in for a workout. Following their 19-13 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night, the Kansas City Chiefs‘ primary concern must be the injuries suffered over the last couple weeks. […]

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Tennessee Titans give Cairo Santos the boot

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The Tennessee Titans decided to part ways with former Kansas City Chiefs kicker Cairo Santos after he missed all four field goals in the team’s Week 5 loss. It’s hard for a kicker to remain employed after missing four field goals in a single game. Unless a kicker comes with a historic legacy, a la […]

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Patrick Mahomes talks about injured ankle in Colts loss

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Patrick Mahomes spoke to reporters after the Kansas City Chiefs loss to the Indianapolis Colts about his sore ankle and moving forward. Patrick Mahomes is clearly not himself these days, but don’t think about removing him from the game. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback first rolled an ankle that’s remained tender over the last several […]

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Eric Bieniemy considered favorite for Washington Redskins head coaching job

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Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy is considered the frontrunner, per Las Vegas oddsmakers, for the Washington Redskins head coaching gig. Jay Gruden is out. Bill Callahan is in. Eric Bieniemy is projected to be next. So goes the carousel of news and rumors in the nation’s capital as the Washington Redskins have decided […]

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Patrick Mahomes should be allowed to rest as long as he needs

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Patrick Mahomes is the only reason the Chiefs can have realistic Super Bowl dreams, so why are they playing with fire each week with his sore ankle? Something isn’t quite right this season. Ever since Patrick Mahomes first rolled his ankle against the Jacksonville Jaguars, the NFL’s reigning Most Valuable Player hasn’t looked the same—despite […]

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AFC stock reports: Texans, Colts are on the rise

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Despite an embarrassing performance by the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 5, they are still on top of the AFC alongside the New England Patriots. The AFC Conference continued to look like a disaster through five weeks of football in Week 5 of the 2019 regular season. Coming into the 2019 season, the AFC was […]

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The Chiefs offense has never looked so constipated

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Sunday’s game marked the first time since Patrick Mahomes took over as a starter that the Kansas City Chiefs were held under 26 points. With a frustrating loss at home at the hands of the Indianapolis Colts, the Kansas City Chiefs will be licking their wounds as they try to sort out the root of […]

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The Kansas City Chiefs deserved to lose to the Indianapolis Colts

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The Kansas City Chiefs lost to Indianapolis Colts 19-13 on Sunday. This game was no fluke. The Chiefs 100% deserved to lose. The Kansas City Chiefs entered their first primetime game of the season widely viewed as one of the best teams in all of the NFL. They responded with what can only be described […]

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Patrick Mahomes leads long list of injured Kansas City Chiefs

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The Kansas City Chiefs have suffered an incredible amount of injuries so far this season, many of them coming in the team’s Week 5 game against the Colts. Not only was Sunday night a miserable night overall for the Kansas City Chiefs, but the loss to the Indianapolis Colts also included a series of several […]

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Kansas City Chiefs fall to Indianapolis Colts on Sunday Night Football

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The Kansas City Chiefs welcomed the Colts into Arrowhead Stadium in primetime on Sunday Night Football, to try and keep their unbeaten season alive. The atmosphere and the fan base was incredible in Kansas City for the Chiefs first primetime game for the 2019 season. However, that excitement and passion quickly turned into nerves as […]

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Colts vs. Chiefs Week 5: How to watch, start time, live stream, TV info and more

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Two AFC teams with visions of serious postseason runs clash in primetime. Here’s our Game Day Central to fully prepare you for Colts vs. Chiefs. The Indianapolis Colts and the Kansas City Chiefs have a very interesting recent history. For some, the Colts likely represent the chance to stomp on an AFC rival, a team […]

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Colts vs. Chiefs injury report: Sammy Watkins, T.Y. Hilton questionable for game

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The Kansas City Chiefs and Indianapolis Colts are coming into the Week 5 matchup with plenty of injury concerns on both sides. The attrition for the Indianapolis Colts began before the season even started, when starting quarterback Andrew Luck stated he was walking away from the game of football. From there, the losses and injuries […]

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Patrick Mahomes bounces back in Week 5 Madden simulation

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This week’s Madden simulation features a bounce back performance by Patrick Mahomes, who struggled last week against the Detroit Lions. The Kansas City Chiefs host the Indianapolis Colts at home in Week 5 for what should be a Sunday night thriller—or blowout, according to this Madden 20 simulation. Each week, we ask the great Madden […]

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Should the Kansas City Chiefs trade for Vikings’ wide receiver Stefon Diggs?

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According to reports, Minnesota Vikings’ wide receiver Stefon Diggs has requested a trade – and some of clamored for the Chiefs to make a move. Earlier this week, numerous reports surfaced that Minnesota Vikings’ wide receiver Stefon Diggs wanted a trade out of the Twin Cities. On Thursday, Diggs himself did little to dispel the trade […]

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Patrick Mahomes could be veteran quarterback of the AFC West in 2020

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As many as three teams could be up for major changes at the game’s most important position only six months from now in the AFC West. For now the discussion around Patrick Mahomes is always centered on his youth, about the number of records he’s set in such a short amount of time in the […]

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Tyreek Hill injury update: Chiefs wide receiver ruled out vs. Colts

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The Kansas City Chiefs will not have Tyreek Hill available to play on Sunday against the visiting Indianapolis Colts in their Sunday night matchup. Despite the positive news all week long that Tyreek Hill was looking better and better in practice for the Kansas City Chiefs, the news broke on Friday that the team has […]

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Will Jalen Ramsey’s back injury keep him unavailable on the trade market?

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How real is Jalen Ramsey‘s injury? Are the Jags coming up with ways to keep him around despite his trade demands? Is he off the market then? The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that Jalen Ramsey will not play for the team in Week 5. While that information itself is not that surprising given his recent trade […]

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Colts vs. Chiefs predictions: Kansas City expected to win in primetime

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Despite the scare the Kansas City Chiefs faced against the Detroit Lions last week, our writers predict a win against the Indianapolis Colts. Last week, our writers were extremely optimistic on the Kansas City Chiefs‘ chances at beating the Detroit Lions. After the Chiefs narrowly escaped a scare, our optimism has not diminished, as every writer predicts […]

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Neighbors say art sculpture is attracting kids to sex offender’s yard

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An art sculpture in one Kansas City neighborhood has some people very upset because of where it is placed. The hanging bike sculpture in the yard looks like a regular piece of art. The problem? The man who lives here and who neighbors say built the structure, is on the Missouri Sex Offender’s List. A woman who regularly visits the neighborhood with her children to see her family is part of the group who want the structure to […]
          

1 arrested in Kansas City, Kansas bar shooting, another suspect at large

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Javier Alatorre, 23, and Hugo Villanueva-Morales, 29, were each charged with four counts of first-degree murder, police in Kansas City, Kansas, said in an early Monday release. Alatorre was arrested late Sunday afternoon in Kansas City, Missouri, but police were still looking for Villanueva-Morales, considered "armed and dangerous." ...
          

NFL Power Rankings Week 5: Seahawks Climb

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The rankings seem a little more sane this week. New England is the class of the league. San Francisco has done nothing but dominate on both sides of the ball. Kansas City lost their first game, but still boast plenty of big numbers and a strong strength of schedule (SOS). The Vikings are an interesting […]

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Dont'a Hightower nicknames Patriots defense "The Boogeymen"

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The New England Patriots' defense is terrifyingly good.

Through five games this season, Bill Belichick's brick wall ranks No. 2 against the run and the pass and averages 6.8 points allowed per game. If you told me two years ago that a unit that features a lot of the same players that couldn't get off the field in Super Bowl LII would do the kinds of things they're doing right now, I'd probably pass out from laughing so hard. 

So what's missing? 

A nickname! 

And in the spirit of Halloween, Dont'a Hightower came up with the perfect nickname for the defense: The Boogeymen. 

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“We’re the boogeyman, man,” Hightower said Sunday about the Patriots’ linebacker corps. “We’re the boogeymen.”

“We want to go out there, and we want to be the engine and the starting force of the defense,” Hightower said. “We know that if we go out there and we play well, then that will hype every other spot whether that’s in the front seven or the back seven. Not even if it’s a linebacker, whether it’s Dev (Devin McCourty) with a pick or JMac (Jason McCourty) with a pick or Du (Duron Harmon) with a pick. We feed off of each other.

“We compete. It’s a great group not just in the linebacker room but the defense, we all want to compete. … We’re trying to get more picks, more forced fumbles. It’s a great defense.”


Make fun of New England's schedule all you want, but the defense's performance through these first five games is not an accident. It will be interesting to see how they fare against teams with better offenses like Dallas, Philadelphia, Kansas City, etc.

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Schüsse in Bar - Polizei nimmt Tatverdächtigen fest

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Zwei Männer sollen mit Pistolen auf Barbesucher geschossen haben und danach geflohen sein: Nach dem tödlichen Angriff in Kansas City hat die Polizei einen Tatverdächtigen gefasst.
          

America Must Overhaul Gun Laws: An Op/Ed

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Two mass shootings shook Missouri and Kansas over the weekend, catapulting the states to the front pages of national news sights. In the two shootings, one at a bar in Kansas City, Kansas, and another at a party in an open field near downtown St. Louis, four people were killed and nine were injured by...
          

Greyhound apologizes to Texas man who was kicked off bus

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Greyhound Lines has apologized to a Texas man who sued the company after a driver forced him off a bus at a station in Kansas at the dead of night, accusing him of being unruly and uncooperative.

Mohammad Reza Sardari was traveling from Dallas to Kansas City, Missouri, in November 2017 when he was kicked off a Greyhound bus at a bus station in Wichita, Kansas. Sardari, a Ph.D. candidate at University of Texas-Arlington, was heading to a national conference in Kansas City to present his research on inequality in the Dallas Area Rapid Transit System.

Last November, Sardari filed a federal lawsuit in Dallas against Greyhound, saying the company discriminated against him because he's Middle Eastern after the bus driver saw his name on the ticket. Sardari, who is Iranian, said he was "abandoned in the middle of the night at a dark and closed bus station."

At the time, Greyhound said it had investigated the incident and found that Sardari was removed because he refused to show his ticket when he was asked. The company said it called the police to remove Sardari after he refused to leave the bus, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.

In a statement last month, Greyhound retracted its previous claims that Sardari had been unruly.

"Greyhound also fully retracts its statement that police were called to remove Dr. Sardari from the bus he was riding," Greyhound said in a statement on Sept. 17. "Greyhound sincerely apologies to Dr. Sardari regarding the events that occurred."

The company maintains that it didn't discriminate against Sardari.

Sardari's lawsuit says the bus driver and passengers started yelling at him to get off the bus, which Sardari recorded on video.

"On the video, Dr. Sardari can be heard calmly asking for an explanation as to why he...




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