The Star's Terez A. Paylor plays interviews of NFL greats Michael Irvin, Cris Carter and Deion Sanders talking about Chiefs rookie cornerback Marcus Peters. Also in this episode, Bart Scott says he could have won multiple Super Bowls with Alex Smith at quarterback. Terez also has interviews about Jamaal Charles and Mitch Morse.
Rustin Dodd, who covers the Royals for The Kansas City Star, and Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger broke down the team's roster heading into spring training. In part one, Dodd and Mellinger discussed the Royals' key issues.
Rustin Dodd, who covers the Royals for The Kansas City Star, discussed the team's key issues going into spring training. Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger was also in the studio. In part two, Dodd and Mellinger discuss individual players.
The Star's Rustin Dodd and Vahe Gregorian discuss the Royals as they prepare for spring training, plus a few news items that came out of the team's FanFest.
The Star's Terez A. Paylor talks with two guests, Louis Riddick of ESPN and former NFL defensive end Chuck Smith, about the Chiefs' offseason, their current players and college prospects to watch.
Rustin Dodd, The Star's new Royals beat reporter, joins columnist Sam Mellinger inside the SportsBeat KC studio to discuss the team's offseason.
Terez A. Paylor was joined by Star sports columnists Sam Mellinger and Vahe Gregorian for another SportsBeat KC episode focused on the Chiefs and their offseason to-do list, which includes re-signing several free agents and improving some position groups. The group also picked Chiefs season award winners.
The Star's Terez A. Paylor and his A-Team gathered after the Chiefs' AFC Divisional round playoff loss at New England to dissect the defeat and discuss what comes next for the Chiefs.
The Star's Blair Kerkhoff and Tod Palmer discussed the NCAA violations discovered in the Missouri men's basketball program and the effect the self-imposed sanctions will have on the struggling Tigers and coach Kim Anderson. (Music courtesy of Kevin MacLeod)
The Chiefs finally won a playoff game. Terez Paylor, Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian and Andy McCullough (in his Kansas City Star swan song) talked about it, previewed the AFC Divisional matchup with the Patriots, played "Who he play for?" and "Old-man football," and more.
In his second-to-last SportsBeat KC appearance as The Kansas City Star's Royals beat reporter, Andy McCullough joined KC Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger to discuss Alex Gordon's four-year, $72 million contract signing with the Royals and more about the team as it prepares to defend its World Series championship.
The Star's Terez Paylor leads another Chiefs edition of SportsBeat KC, this time to discuss the team's playoff chances against the Houston Texans. Guests included Andy McCullough (who had NFL questions), Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian and Blair Kerkhoff.
Kansas City Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger reflects on Alex Gordon's impact with the Royals.
The Big 12 Conference basketball season starts Saturday with KU taking on Baylor, Iowa State playing OU and West Virginia coming to K-State. The Star's Rustin Dodd and Blair Kerkhoff talk about the league race as KU shoots for a 12th straight title.
The Star's Terez A. Paylor, Vahe Gregorian, Sam Mellinger and Blair Kerkhoff return to the studio after the Chiefs clinched a playoff berth Sunday going into the final week of the season. They also play another round of "Who he play for?" and introduce a new segment to the show.
The Kansas City Chiefs' eight-game winning streak gives The Star's Terez Paylor, Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian and Blair Kerkhoff plenty to talk about in this week's football podcast. The Chiefs are the only team in NFL history to win eight straight games in a season after a five-game losing streak.
The Star's Rustin Dodd and Blair Kerkhoff discuss KU basketball after a win over Oregon State at the Sprint Center last weekend (and also a little KU volleyball after the Jayhawks reached the NCAA Final Four).
The Star's Andy McCullough and Sam Mellinger talk about what the Royals accomplished (and didn't do) at the Winter Meetings and expound on their payroll constraints as Alex Gordon likely won't return in 2016.
The Star's A-Team of Terez A. Paylor, Blair Kerkhoff, Sam Mellinger and Vahe Gregorian sat down for a Chiefs discussion that included an assessment of quarterback Alex Smith and whether he follows the 11 commandments of a great NFL QB.
The Star's Terez A. Paylor, who covers the Kansas City Chiefs, joined Star columnists Vahe Gregorian and Sam Mellinger for a lengthy discussion about playoff chances, future free agents and more, which also included answering questions submitted by our listeners. (Theme music by Kevin MacLeod)
The Star's Blair Kerkhoff and Rustin Dodd talked about the University of Kansas Jayhawks' close call against Harvard, their new No. 2 ranking and how the front court rotation will shake out with so many players at the position. Continuing coverage of college basketball.
The Kansas City Chiefs have won five in a row and are in playoff position after beating the Buffalo Bills 30-22 on Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Star's Sam Mellinger and Terez A. Paylor are here to talk about that as well as the remaining schedule and how far the Chiefs could go in the postseason in this edition of SportsBeat KC.
Rustin Dodd, who covers University of Kansas basketball for The Star, and Blair Kerkhoff explained what went wrong for the Jayhawks in a loss to Michigan State at the Champions Classic in Chicago and look ahead to the rest of the season and the Maui Invitational.
The Star's Sam Mellinger and Terez A. Paylor sat down after the KC Chiefs beat the Broncos 29-13 on Nov. 15 and discussed Peyton Manning's decline, the Chiefs' surge from 1-5 to 4-5 and whether they could actually make the playoffs or even catch Denver in the AFC West.
The Star's University of Kansas beat writer Rustin Dodd and columnist Blair Kerkhoff talk about the start of this basketball season, the Jayhawks’ frontcourt and backcourt rotations, the development of Wayne Selden and the ongoing eligibility saga of freshman big man Cheick Diallo. The season opens Nov. 13, 2015.