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Leftridge: The Hubbub About Balls

SUPER BOWL SCANDAL! DEFLATIONGATE! BALLGHAZI! In case you’ve been somewhere under a rock—or, you know, not in front of a television or a computer or a newspaper or a radio for the past couple of days—here’s the biggest story in … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Here’s How My New Year’s Resolution Went

Four out of every seven Americans will make a New Year’s Resolution; three of those four will fail within the first three weeks. The remaining one individual will keep that resolution for at least one month, but half of that … Continue reading

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Leftridge: TV Time: Impractical Jokers is the Funniest Show on Television

This may sound weird, but Impractical Jokers is the funniest show on television. Now this sentence will be read and subsequently responded to in one of two ways: 1) Yeah, no shit! or 2) What in the ever loving hell … Continue reading

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Leftridge: TV Time: So Many Shows, So Little Time

There’s a period of time—we’re coming out of it right now, actually—where all of the shows have gone into a merciful Christmas slumber. They’re not done for the season, but they’re also not willing to lose viewership to Frosty’s Still … Continue reading

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Leftridge: New Year’s Eve, Craigslist Style

Well, Christmas is over and our lives are terrible again, but we can get shit back on track by having a festive time next week, too. Wednesday is New Year’s Eve, a magic night when people who don’t drink that … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Royals Add More Pieces Through Free Agency

After the ho-hum signing of designated hitter Kendrys Morales, the Kansas City Royals unleashed a flurry of punches in the 12th round, signing outfielder Alex Rios as well as starting pitchers Edinson Volquez and Kris Medlen. While two of the jabs … Continue reading

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Leftridge: KC Takes “No Room for Improvement!” Approach at Winter Meetings, Apparently

Hot off of their first World Series appearance in almost three decades (when I stop and think about that, it still freaks me out and doesn’t feel quite “real”), the Kansas City Royals headed into Major League Baseball’s winter meetings … Continue reading

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Leftridge: I Need a Christmas Tree

Like the headlines suggests, I need a Christmas tree. Okay, well let me be clear: I need a new Christmas tree. See, I already have one. As I type this, there is a plastic trash bag in my basement that … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Thanksgiving Guests, Ranked

The holiday season is officially here. For many, this means long travels to exotic destinations like, Akron, Ohio and Tecumseh Springs, Oklahoma where, “ugh… my family lives.” It’s a time for reflection and fellowship, both of which work best with … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Fresh Off World Series, Royals Seek Replacement Parts

With Major League Baseball’s off season hootenanny officially underway—Ned Yost finished third in AL Manager of the Year voting, btw—it’s time for rumors to start flying faster than insults regarding intellect and/or sexuality in the KCC comments section. So far, … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Fans Revolt After Chiefs Announce London Game

Yesterday, the Kansas City Chiefs announced that they’d join in the NFL’s aggressive push for global domination by playing a game next season against the Detroit Lions in London, England. Unsurprisingly, the announcement was met with calamitous fury from “Chiefs’ … Continue reading

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Hearne: Facing Up to the Bitter Realities of Royals Baseball

In the end, didn’t we all know better? Coming back after a Rip Van Winkle coma is no small thing, and even people like me who had moved on with their lives leaving Major League Baseball in the distant rearview mirror were charmed by … Continue reading

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Hearne: World Series Grab Bag – Everything You Need to Know & More

Maybe you’ve got hours to kill running down anything and everything Royals… I’m betting though that you don’t – even if you have World Series fever – and who doesn’t these days? – you’ve still got a life, right? Example: I totally … Continue reading

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Leftridge: In Case You Missed It, a Brief World Series Recap

The World Series featuring the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants is now 2-1 in favor of the Kansas City squad, and in case you haven’t been paying attention, here is what has happened so far. Game One: … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Next Stop for Royals, Baltimore

When the dust settled, the unlikeliest thief was standing at second with a goofy, childlike grin… Not only had he stolen a base, he’d also scored from first on a triple earlier in the game. It was just that kind … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Some Sort of Sporting Event Happening Tonight or Something

Look, I never expected to be so right in my Kansas City/Oakland A’s Wild Card prediction, but like the classic 1971 Jerry Reed ditty suggests, “When you’re hot, you’re hot.” That’s right, I knew I was going out on a limb … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Royals Will Play at Least One Extra Game This Season

All it took was a win on Friday, or a Seattle Mariners’ loss, for the Kansas City Royals to experience the team’s first playoff berth since the original Nintendo Entertainment System was sweeping the land. It was a long time ago to be … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Let’s All Buy Playoff Tickets, Guys!

So I just bought tickets to the Kansas City Royals hosting a THIRD game of the ALDS. I’ll pause while you laugh. Okay, there. If you WEREN’T laughing, you probably don’t get baseball playoff seeding, or why my purchase was … Continue reading

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Leftridge: A Startling Confession

A few years ago, for reasons I still do not claim to understand, I became a white, 20-year-old sorority girl… Seemingly out of nowhere—overnight and with no warning—I decided that I loved pumpkin shit. You know, pumpkin coffee, pumpkin candles, … Continue reading

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Leftridge: The Hunt for Blue October

The Chiefs start their 2014 campaign on Sunday against the dreaded Titans of Tennessee. That’s cool, and I’m excited—go football!—but to be honest, I’ll probably be mostly watching the Kansas City Royals take on the New York Yankees. (On TBS, … Continue reading

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