Monthly Archives: January 2017

Royals and Chiefs earn Top-20 Spots in ESPN Ultimate Standings of 2016

ESPN Ultimate Standings

JANUARY 2017 – Congrats Kansas City fans, our very own professional teams earned top spots in the ESPN Ultimate Standings of 2016. Out of the 122 teams in the four major sports leagues, the Royals ranked number 9 and the Chiefs ranked number 20.

A Review of the Chiefs last 5 Playoff Appearances

Playoff History Chiefs

Before the start of the 2016-17 postseason, let’s take a look back at the Chiefs’ 5 playoff appearances since 2000.

The Chiefs are just 1-5 in the 21st Century. That’s a .167 win percentage.

Best Sports Moments: Kansas City Sports’ Top 5 of 2016

JANUARY 2017 – With another year in the books, we wanted to take a look back at the best sports moments of 2016… and see what made last year so great. Some of our teams didn’t quite live up to expectations or make the postseason run we wanted, but they filled the past year with some great moments. As we start into the new year, let’s take a look back at the 5 best of 2016.

Lagerald Vick rubs KU opponents with offense, defense and athleticism

Lagerald Vick was on nobody’s radar last season, where the slender 6-5 Kansas freshman guard was learning the major college basketball ropes and was a fixture on the bench.

He only played 91 minutes while averaging 2.1 points in 19 games.

A year later and it is a different story. Vick is one of the team’s most improved players. After studying the system last year and getting acclimated to KU coach Bill Self, Vick is feeling much more comfortable and confident this season.

“I’m being more aggressive, crashing the offensive boards, bringing the ball up the court, creating shots for others and just being a better defender,” Vick said.