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1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

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

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. Chief Weapon Chief Weapon December-January/27-3/1999-2000 Photos and biographical article about Tony Gonzalez, 23-year-old star tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs football team.

8. Chiefs Start Anew: Vermeil Likes What He Sees Chiefs Start Anew: Vermeil Likes What He Sees June/25/2001 Photo and description of Dick Vermeil, the new head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team in 2001 and former co-worker of Carl Peterson, the team's general manager.

9. City Window: Juice on Skates? City Window: Juice on Skates? April 1979

10. City Window: KC a Sports Magnet City Window: KC a Sports Magnet April 1979 Brief article about the incomparable array of "major sports organizations" in Kansas City.

11. City Window: No Royalty Here, Just Good Polo City Window: No Royalty Here, Just Good Polo September//1982 Article about the local polo club and the sport of polo in general.

12. Competing for a Piece of the Action Competing for a Piece of the Action February//1999 Article about the smaller market professional sports teams in Kansas City, including the two soccer teams, the Attack and the Wizards, among others.

13. Competing for a Piece of the Action Competing for a Piece of the Action February//1999 Article about the professional sports teams in Kansas City other than football and baseball: the Blades in hockey, the Explorers in tennis, and the Wizards and Attack in soccer.

14. Don't Touch That Dial Don't Touch That Dial May 1991 Photo and bio of Harold Ensley, "the 'Sportsman's Friend,'" in "his 37th year of TV, still fishing, hunting, camping. ..and talking," starting "at KIMO Radio in Independence in 1951" and becoming nationally...

15. Ernie Quigley: An Official for All Seasons Ernie Quigley: An Official for All Seasons Winter 2010-2011 Article about Ernest C. Quigley from St. Mary's, Kansas, who is little-known today but had a 40-year career in officiating baseball, basketball, and football games. From 1913 to 1938, Quigley was a major...

16. Field of Dreams Field of Dreams August//1994 Along with Hellmuth Obata Kassabaum and HNTB Corporation, one of three most experienced sports architecture firms.

17. Field of Dreams Field of Dreams August//1994 Article about Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum, one of the world's most experienced sports architectural firms.

18. Field of Dreams Field of Dreams August//1994 Photos and article about HNTB, formerly known under individual names Howard Needles Tammen & Bergendoff. One of the three firms that shaped sports facility design throughout the world.

19. Football: Marty's Law Football: Marty's Law January//1999 Photos and biographical article about Marty Schottenheimer, head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team since 1989 and in his final season here in 1999.

20. Game On: Greater Kansas City Sports Businesses Spend Their Time Juggling Competition, Revenue and Costs Game On: Greater Kansas City Sports Businesses Spend Their Time Juggling Competition, Revenue and Costs May 2001 Photos and article about the history of professional sports teams and their business aspects in Greater Kansas City from the 1960s to the present-day's "fledgling Kansas City Knights of the American Basketball...