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1. $100,000 Jump Starts Field Project $100,000 Jump Starts Field Project June/5/2002 The Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation has received a $100,000 grant from the National Football League's Grassroots Program and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation to build a multi-purpose...

2. 'A Family Doomed To Die' 'A Family Doomed To Die' May 8, 2005 The tragic story of America's first superstar horse owners, William (Billy) and Ann Woodward, is told in this article. Their prize winning horse was named Nashua. Mrs. Woodward was the former Angie later...

3. 'The Most Trusted Man in America' Dies 'The Most Trusted Man in America' Dies July 18, 2009 In-depth obituary article about Walter Cronkite who died July 17, 2009, at the age of 92. Cronkite, an anchor of the "CBS Evening News" from 1962 to 1891, was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, spent his first...

4. A Colorful Career Comes To a Close A Colorful Career Comes To a Close August 16, 2007 Prominent Kansas City sports figure Jerry Green died August 15, 2007, at the age of 77. He was "a flamboyant Kansas City businessman who owned banks and radio stations and tried to buy the Kansas City...

5. A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports July 12, 2007 Featured in tribute in the "Remembrances" section is Julian M. Levitt, a former Jackson County Circuit Court judge. He died July 4, 2007. Includes his picture.

6. A Field of Fans' Dreams A Field of Fans' Dreams May 22, 2007 The Royals baseball team and Jackson County officials have unveiled a $250 million renovation plan for Kauffman Stadium. Construction is to begin in October of 2007 and be completed by opening day of 2010....

7. A Greene Sweep A Greene Sweep August/28/1999 Article about the "first man to win both races [the 100- and 200-meter] in the same year at the World Track and Field Championships, from Kansas City, Kansas.

8. A Lost Legacy A Lost Legacy May 7, 2006 African American jockeys once dominated the sport of horse racing and won the Kentucky Derby 15 of the first 28 times it was run. Lonnie Clayton was an early African American jockey from Kansas City, winning...

9. A Major Player in the Olympics A Major Player in the Olympics July 2, 2012 Kansas City-based architecture firm Populous designed more than 100 temporary and permanent structures for the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London, England, including the Olympic stadium. The firm is well-known...

10. A Much Better Deal This Time A Much Better Deal This Time March 23, 2006 Article discusses leases for the Truman Sports Complex and how the prior one would differ from the one in 2006 if voters approve the tax package in April.

11. A New Court Date Downtown A New Court Date Downtown July 6, 2006 The Explorers' 2006 World Team-Tennis season will be played on a 66-by-128- foot slab of asphalt on the deck of Barney Allis Plaza. It will be surrounded by bleachers and vendor areas. The team's first...

12. A New Sportsman's Friend A New Sportsman's Friend June 14, 2007 In Steve Penn's "Commentary" column he features Wayne Hubbard of Kansas City, Kansas. Hubbard is host to a TV show called "Urban American Outdoors" shown in this area on the Metro Sports Channel. It has...

13. A Place to Play A Place to Play September 7, 2005 The Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Champions Sports Complex at Woodland Elementary School located at 711 Woodland Avenue. This is located near...

14. A Sports Bar's Split Personality A Sports Bar's Split Personality December-January/30-5/1999-2000 Review of R.S. Shooter's Sports Bistro.

15. A Standout Stadium A Standout Stadium August 16, 2007 The Arrowhead sports stadium renovation plans are detailed in this article and include these improvements: 500,000 more square feet, 50 percent more concession stands, 80 percent more restrooms, and Horizons...

16. Alexi Lalas Alexi Lalas April/11/1999 Photo and biographical article about Alexi Lalas, a 28-year-old member of the Kansas City Wizards soccer team starting in 1999 and a member of the United States Olympic soccer teams from 1992 and 1996....

17. All Hail Monarch of the Mat All Hail Monarch of the Mat January 27, 2013 Article announces that former professional wrestler, Harley Race, has been inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Race is interviewed at his wrestling academy in Eldon, Missouri, and describes...

18. Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man? Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man? April/6/1986 Biographical article about Avron Fogelman, 49 percent owner of the Kansas City Royals baseball team since 1983, engaged in sports team ownership starting in the 1970s, and owner of an "ever-burgeoning...

19. And in This Corner... And in This Corner... March 5, 2009 Review of "The Black Athlete on Film," an exhibit of posters for black sports movies at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Includes color photographs of some of the posters.

20. Another World Title... Another World Title... June 22-28, 2007 Article spotlighting Kansas City boxer and title holder Isaiah "The Prophet" Henderson. Henderson discusses the Kansas City boxing scene, as well as the lack of attention and respect that Midwest boxers...