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201. Home Field Advantage Home Field Advantage March 2002 Article about local architecture firms and the worldwide sports stadiums for which they are responsible. Includes designs and photographs of stadiums and arenas.

202. Home Stretch: After a Seven-Year Ownership Struggle David Glass and Kansas City Finally Play Ball Home Stretch: After a Seven-Year Ownership Struggle David Glass and Kansas City Finally Play Ball June/12/2000 Photos and biographical article about David Glass, "chairman and recently retired chief executive of Wal-Mart" and owner of the Kansas City Royals baseball team. Native of Mountain View, Missouri becoming...

203. Hunt says He's Selling Wizards Hunt says He's Selling Wizards December 10, 2004 Lamar Hunt, investor/operator of the Wizards soccer team announced on December 9, 2004, that the team was up for sale. Hunt says the defeat of Bistate II tax played a role in his decision to sell. "The...

204. Hyde Park School Hyde Park School Postcard of Hyde Park School

205. Ice Hockey Ice Hockey

206. If We Build It, They Will Come If We Build It, They Will Come November 17, 2005 It was announced on November 16, 2005, that Kansas City would be eligible for a Super Bowl game sometime between 2012-2021 if a rolling roof is added to the Truman Sports Complex. The roof would probably...

207. In a Time of Economic Shifts, The Star is Changing as Well In a Time of Economic Shifts, The Star is Changing as Well April 6, 2009 Editor, Mike Fannin, explains how the printed newspaper, The Kansas City Star, will be reorganized to adapt to the difficult economic time. The main news section will be combined with the local and business...

208. In Baseball He Gets A's In Baseball He Gets A's January//1957 Profile of Ernie Mehl, the sports editor for the newspaper.

209. In the Eyes of the Storm In the Eyes of the Storm November//1982 Article about the members of Kansas City's professional minor league football team.

210. Innovative New Park For the City of Independence Innovative New Park For the City of Independence April 2008 Article highlights the opening of the Independence Athletic complex. "The opening is historical for two reasons: it is the largest park ever built by Independence and it was built in a most unusual place."...

211. International Hockey League Folds: The Puck Stops Here International Hockey League Folds: The Puck Stops Here June/5/2001 Photos and article about the end of the Kansas City Blades ice hockey team in 2001, reviewing their history in Kansas City since 1990 as part of the newly defunct International Hockey League.

212. Interview: Tracey Leiweke Interview: Tracey Leiweke April//1983 Interview with Tracey Leiweke, the 36-year-old (in 1983) president of the Kansas City Comets indoor soccer team, about the financial success and popularity of the team.

213. It Simply Was Time for the Blues to Go It Simply Was Time for the Blues to Go July/2/1972 Article about the end of the "5-year history of the Kansas City Blues" minor league professional hockey team, a farm team of the Saint Louis Blues.

214. It's a Downtown Jewel: KC Gets First Look at Sprint Center It's a Downtown Jewel: KC Gets First Look at Sprint Center Octoer 11, 2007 Country singer Garth Brooks helped officially open the new Sprint Center Arena on October 10, 2007, at 10:10 A.M. Over 21,000 people attended the day-long opening and many praised the new arena and its...

215. It's a Wonderful Life For KC Legend DiPardo It's a Wonderful Life For KC Legend DiPardo July 22, 2007 Tony DiPardo is featured in the Jason Whitlock sports commentary column. DiPardo will be 95 soon and a party is planned for him on August 26 at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center hotel. He and his band have...

216. J. Galen Spencer Obituary J. Galen Spencer Obituary September/6/1970 Obituary for J. Galen Spencer, operator of the Spencer Sporting Goods Store before his death at the age of 65 on August 27, 1970.

217. Jack Dempsey and Fred Hagel Jack Dempsey and Fred Hagel November 17, 1931 Professional boxer Jack Dempsey (right) in a mock boxing stance next to Fred Hagel, mayor of Excelsior Springs, Mo., and president of the Elms Hotel.

218. Jack Dempsey and Fred Hagel Jack Dempsey and Fred Hagel November 17, 1931 Heavyweight boxer Jack Dempsey (right) shaking hands with a Fred Hagel, mayor of Excelsior Springs, Mo. and president of the Elms Resort Hotel.

219. Jack Dempsey and Hal Sherman Jack Dempsey and Hal Sherman November 18, 1931 Heavyweight boxer Jack Dempsey spanking comic actor Hal Sherman over his knee at the Hotel President. Sherman's wife is standing next to them holding an oversize boxing glove.

220. Jack Dempsey at Union Station Jack Dempsey at Union Station November 14/15 1931 Professional boxer Jack Dempsey standing against an outside wall at Union Station. He is wearing a hat and overcoat. Dempsey was in Kansas City for a November 18, 1931 exhibition fight at the Convention...