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  1. K.C. serves peanuts, hot dogs, Brisketacho

    Matt Lindner

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There's no official warning outside the stadium gates, but visitors to Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium this season would be wise to beware the Brisketacho. Wrigley Field has the bison hot dog and U.S. Cellular Field has the Cuba...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  2. Kauffman Stadium: home of & mini-golf?

    Matt Lindner

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When a franchise has finished better than .500 just three times in the past 20 seasons, marketing departments have to get creative to keep fans coming back to the ballpark. If you're the Kansas City Royals, part of that plan in...

    Blog | August 27, 2012
  3. Royals' fountains best enjoyed from afar

    Matt Lindner

    In Kansas City, with Adam Dunn's 400th career home run headed toward Kauffman Stadium's iconic fountains, a Chicago White Sox fan reacted the way a handful of others have done in similar situations. He dove in to the water head-first after the his...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  4. Cubs offer Groupon to throw out first pitch

    Matt Lindner

    CHICAGO -- Buried beneath the bevy of bargains for Brazilian waxes and bar specials on popular daily deal site Groupon is a bodacious once-in-a-lifetime baseball experience for one very deep-pocketed fan. For $30,000, you too could throw a first ...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  5. Cubs offer Groupon to throw out first pitch

    Matt Lindner

    CHICAGO -- Buried beneath the bevy of bargains for Brazilian waxes and bar specials on popular daily deal site Groupon is a bodacious once-in-a-lifetime baseball experience for one very deep-pocketed fan. For $30,000, you too could throw a first p...

    Blog | August 17, 2012
  6. Jeff Francoeur loves his fans in Kansas City

    Matt Lindner

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The more time outfielder Jeff Francoeur spends in a Kansas City Royals uniform, the more his reputation for being one of the more fan-friendly players in sports continues to grow. He's bought beer for fans sitting in right fiel...

    Blog | July 30, 2012
  7. Gary Pressy celebrates 25 years at Wrigley

    Matt Lindner

    CHICAGO -- Cubs organist Gary Pressy knows he's among the last of an endangered species. With more and more ballparks opting for canned pop music to entertain the masses instead of the old-fashioned organs that once sufficed as a stadium's soundt...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  8. Gary Pressy celebrates 25 years at Wrigley

    Matt Lindner

    CHICAGO -- Cubs organist Gary Pressy knows he's among the last of an endangered species. With more and more ballparks opting for canned pop music to entertain the masses instead of the old-fashioned organs that once sufficed as a stadium's soundtr...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  9. Royals fans find themselves on defensive

    Matt Lindner

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Royals fans promise they're not all like the fans who allegedly harrassed Robinson Cano's family during the Home Run Derby. "I think we tried to treat everybody the best we could in Kansas City for that game," said ...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  10. What's in a name? Ask K.C.'s OJ Simpson

    Matt Lindner

    OJ Simpson will never forget where he was the day of the infamous white Bronco chase. That's because when Orenthal James Simpson was trying to evade police in Orange County, Calif. on June 17, 1994, OJ Keith Simpson was celebrating his 11th birthd...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  11. White Sox celebration keeps the mullet alive

    Matt Lindner

    CHICAGO - It's rare that two shirtless men wearing overalls and mullet wigs can walk around on a major league baseball field without getting arrested. But on Mullet Night at U.S. Cellular Field, longtime friends and suburban Chicago residents Jimm...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  12. Letter Z holds proud history in Utah sports

    Matt Lindner

    Utah's official state motto is simply "Industry," but it could just as easily be "Where professional sports teams go to get their Z's." "An S is too soft," said Jeff Katofsky, owner of the Orem Owlz minor league baseball team. "S's are for wimps."...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  13. Catastrophe avoided in Driver shoe incident

    Matt Lindner

    Stephen Wagner prides himself on having good hands, just like Donald Driver, the star Packers wide receiver whose job he someday wants to have. Which is why, when the 12-year-old Wagner caught a cleat thrown into the stands by Driver after a Sunda...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  14. Packers fan ripped for taking shoe from kid

    Matt Lindner

    The clock has started ticking on Robyn Ereth's 15 minutes of fame infamy. The Wisconsin woman was captured on video wrestling a shoe away from a boy at a charity softball game on Sunday. Not just any charity softball game, though. And not just ...

    Blog | June 04, 2012
  15. John Axford discusses role in music video

    Matt Lindner

    One minute a rock star was commenting to his bandmates on how much he loved Brewers closer John Axford's (now long-gone) super-sweet mustache. The next, he and his bandmates are actually sharing the man's mustache wax. At least that's how Adam Whi...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  16. Snoop Dogg pitches, talks lingerie hoops

    Matt Lindner

    CHICAGO -- Before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at Thursday night's White Sox game, Snoop Dogg said he received something far more valuable than advice as he visited with the team in the clubhouse. "One of them gave me some of that mmmm,...

    Blog | May 25, 2012