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1. ''Praising My People'' ''Praising My People'' Winter 2010-2011 Article examines newspaper coverage in Wichita, Kansas, during the early 1930s to show the media's response to the increasing inter-racial athletic scene. The Kansas City Monarchs are mentioned several...

2. A Knockout, a Beer, a Cigarette: Life in the Ring in Kansas City A Knockout, a Beer, a Cigarette: Life in the Ring in Kansas City January//1983 Article examining the overall boxing scene in Kansas City.

3. A Newer, Better Arrowhead A Newer, Better Arrowhead Decemberr 2008 Description of the changes being made by HOK Sport to improve Arrowhead stadium. The $300 million renovation is designed to create "provisions for fans and premium seating so that it brings the stadium...

4. A Serious Obsession A Serious Obsession July//1984 Article about the Johnson County "softball utopia" called Miller's Woods and the successful amateur players there.

5. AFC Playoffs: The Old Montana Mystique AFC Playoffs: The Old Montana Mystique January/24/1994 Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana, "the NFL's savviest quarterback" for the Kansas City Chiefs, leading them into the 1994 playoffs.

6. AFC Wild Card: A Trio of Chiefs for the Ages AFC Wild Card: A Trio of Chiefs for the Ages January/17/1994 Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana (quarterback), Marcus Allen (running back), and Nick Lowery (kicker), three players for the Kansas City Chiefs and all headed for the Football Hall of...

7. Architecture: Prizewinning Arena Collapses Architecture: Prizewinning Arena Collapses June/18/1979 Photos and article about the collapse of the roof of the Kemper Arena, "the 17,000-seat sports and concert coliseum that was the site of the 1976 Republican Convention" in the West Bottoms.

8. Arrowhead Stadium: Birth of a New Generation of Football Facilities Arrowhead Stadium: Birth of a New Generation of Football Facilities August 1972 Article about the architectural significance of the new, cutting-edge, football stadium.

9. Back to the Future Back to the Future September/2/1996 Photos, illustrations, and article about the predicted "rematch of the first Super Bowl, between the Chiefs and the Packers" for the 1997 Super Bowl, with many details and depictions of the game-to-be...

10. Baker Athletics Baker Athletics July//1909 University with commendable athletics department not far from Kansas City, in Baldwin City, Kansas.

11. Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose June/22/1964 Photo and biographical article about John Wyatt, a successful black relief pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and oft-quoted speaker to the press.

12. Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance May/26/1969 Photo and article about the "new Kansas City Royals" baseball team, founded by local millionaire Ewing Kauffman as a replacement for the recently departed Kansas City Athletics, owned by Charlie Finley....

13. Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile June/21/1971 Photo and biographical article about Amos Otis, a leading hitter and speedy outfielder for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, hailing from Mobile, Alabama.

14. Beyond the Backboard: A Balance Sheet Beyond the Backboard: A Balance Sheet May//1980 Article about the financing of the Kansas City Kings professional basketball team to avoid unnecessary taxes.

15. Bill Nelson's Big Dream Bill Nelson's Big Dream March 2000 Photo and biographical article about Bill Nelson (arriving here in 1988 from Dallas), former "president of Boatmen's First National Bank of Kansas City," and his efforts to replace Kemper Arena in the...

16. Bright New Year for Kansas City Bright New Year for Kansas City February/14/1967 Article about the theme of "progress" in the major construction projects underway in 1967, including Crown Center, Truman Sports Complex, Kansas City International Airport, Ten Main Center, and so on,...

17. By the Light of the Moon By the Light of the Moon November 1991 Photos and biographical description of Jan Stenerud, "former Kansas City Chiefs kicker," member of the Football Hall of Fame, "president and CEO of Jan Stenerud & Company Inc." (a kicking tee marketer),...

18. Bye, Bye, Bi-State II Bye, Bye, Bi-State II November, 2004 Article denouncing, and prediciting the failure of, the Bi-State II cultural tax at the polls in Johnson County, November 2, 2004.

19. Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973 Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973 November/9/1998 Photos and biographical article about Nate Archibald, or Tiny Archibald, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and a former "member of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings" in 1972-1973 as "the only player to...

20. Charlie Finley and Bugs Bunny in K. C. Charlie Finley and Bugs Bunny in K. C. June/5/1961 Photos and biographical article about Charles Finley, or Charlie Finley, 42-year-old "owner of the Kansas City Athletics" baseball team (the only major league baseball team here before the Royals) since...