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101. Sports Sports June 2011 Pictures and article about Sporting Kansas City and the new Livestrong Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas, where they played their first game on June 9. Includes aerial picture of the stadium and pictures...

102. Sports: Follow the Bouncing Ball Sports: Follow the Bouncing Ball October//1989 Article about the popularity of the Comets, their new manager, and their best-known player, Gino Schiraldi.

103. Sports: The Fall of Joe Willie Sports: The Fall of Joe Willie December/29/1969 Photo and article about the defeat of the New York Jets (led by quarterback Joe Namath) by the Kansas City Chiefs football team (led by Len Dawson, Otis Taylor, and Buck Buchanan) in the 1969 playoffs....

104. Tennis out of the Ice Age Tennis out of the Ice Age May//1977 Article about the incongruous beginnings of the World Championship tennis league in the city, with the first court set up on a sheet of ice inside the American Royal Arena.

105. The AFL Has a Taste of Glory The AFL Has a Taste of Glory September/4/1967 Photos and article about the defeat of the Chicago Bears by the Kansas City Chiefs, "the best team in the AFL," or American Football League, upstart rivals of the older National Football League (including...

106. The City Window: World Title at Stake The City Window: World Title at Stake March//1978 Contest for youngsters at Kemper Arena.

107. The Games They Played in '04 The Games They Played in '04 May-August 1979 Article about the various sports attractions in Saint Louis in 1904 competing with the World's Fair and the Olympic Games there, including professional baseball, horse racing, gambling, jai alai, basketball,...

108. The Home Team The Home Team August//1985 Article describing Kansas City Royals announcers Denny Matthews and Fred White "as the broadcast barons of baseball."

109. The Incredible Ernie: Former K. C. Star Sports Editor Ernie Mehl Talks about the Old Days, the New Ways The Incredible Ernie: Former K. C. Star Sports Editor Ernie Mehl Talks about the Old Days, the New Ways and the Many Myths of Retirement April 1979 Photo, interview, and biographical article about Ernie Mehl, "[f]ormer K. C. Star sports editor." Discussion about his role in bringing the Kansas City Athletics to town and issues of retirement, growing...

110. The Kemper Conundrum The Kemper Conundrum November 2011 Article reports on opposing plans for the underused Kemper Arena in the West Bottoms. The American Royal proposes razing the structure and replacing it with a new 5,000-seat facility, while West Bottoms...

111. The Last Survivor The Last Survivor September//1978 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Bruce Rice, a local television sportscaster, discussing his career as a reporter, local sports teams, and operations of television stations, etc.

112. The Last Word: Life at Chappell's The Last Word: Life at Chappell's November/December 2001 Photo and article about "the grandfather of all sports bars, Chappell's in friendly Northtown." Founded and operated by Jim Chappell (a local native) in North Kansas City, Missouri and decorated with numerous...

113. The New Carlisle of the West: Haskell Institute and Big-Time Sports, 1920-1932 The New Carlisle of the West: Haskell Institute and Big-Time Sports, 1920-1932 Autumn//1994 Article about the Haskell Institute, a college for American Indians, and its successful sports program in the 1920s, in Lawrence, Kansas.

114. The Passing World of Len Dawson The Passing World of Len Dawson December//1969 Interview of Kansas City Chiefs football star Len Dawson, with photo and commentary on his career and potential in business and sports broadcasting.

115. The Passing Years of Lenny Dawson The Passing Years of Lenny Dawson August//1987 Biographical article about Len Dawson, upon his induction in to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, covering his former career as the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl-winning quarterback and present career as...

116. The Power of Art The Power of Art September 2002 Article comparing Kansas Citians' interest in the arts with the city's patronage of local sporting events and teams.

117. The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate October/10/1966 Photos and article about "the Kansas City American Royal," the "world's biggest indoor horse show" with various events, displays, and contests such as "Wild West barrel racing," marching bands, cattle...

118. The State of the City The State of the City September//1987 Sections for arts, neighborhoods, sports, education, civil rights, and observations.

119. The Success That Was Born in a Barn: There's Gold in Them 'Thar Blues The Success That Was Born in a Barn: There's Gold in Them 'Thar Blues February//1969 Article about the hockey team.

120. The Thriving Communities of Jackson County Including the Jackson County Economic Develoopment Report The Thriving Communities of Jackson County Including the Jackson County Economic Develoopment Report July 2002 This section includes interesting tidbits about Jackson County, a report of the gathering of economic development elite of Jackson County at the Arrowhead Club at the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex, and...