The answer is simple. BOTH!
Face it, everybody loves a winner and right now clearly the Royals are it. The team is about to win its first division title since 1985. Thirty years a loser until last year. So the fan base here is on fire. WE all know that.
The Chiefs? Eh, not so much.
Like most cities the fan base here is slow to turn out for a loser. However this town bled Chiefs red for a quarter century. However not since Joe Montana and his Chiefs beat the Houston Oilers in the 1993 playoffs, has KC won a post season game. And that team no longer exists.
The Chiefs have stunk it up and underachieved ever since.
Head Chiefs coach Marty Schottenheimer had some good teams from 91-97 but after that the Chiefs were no longer a force in the NFL. Never again. Truth be told, they have been a total failure. Total.
The Royals had their run with George Brett from 1975-85.
And yes we were a Royals town then because the Chiefs were awful. Continue reading