Daily Archives: October 9, 2017

Diego Rubio “fills big shoes” and rises to Sporting KC challenge

When Sporting KC made the shocking trade of striker Dom Dwyer, all eyes focused upon the next guy on coach Peter Vermes multi-tiered depth chart. The spotlight didn’t faze Diego Rubio, though.  He is used to trying to fill the shoes of players who have come before him, beginning with his father, Hugo, who played nearly two decades at the Chile senior level, including nine years on the National Team.

Hugo was a big influence on Diego and his older brothers, Eduardo and Matias, who are also professional soccer players.

The Chiefs are very good…these 5 things will make them great

For the past few years, NFL teams that start 3-0 typically have a 75 percent chance to make it to the playoffs. Teams that start 4-0 usually are above 80 percent and 5-0 gets you in the 90 percent chance range of extending your season. The Chiefs have odds in their favor.

Making it to the post-season isn’t an easy feat and coach Andy Reid has gotten us there three out of the last four years. As we stroll down the old road to the Super Bowl, let’s look at what we have seen so far.  The Chiefs have had to overcome some hurdles and a few speed bumps along the way.  To be a playoff team, you need the following:

One, win the games you are supposed to win. 

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Articles inside this issue of KC Sports:

  • The CHIEFS look good…but are they great? We show what it will take.
  • DANIEL SORENSEN soars for the CHIEFS defense
  • CHIEFS lineman LAURENT DUVERNAY-TARDIF will have a second career as a M.D. 
  • KU is moving forward with QB PEYTON BENDER
  • MU’s cornerback LOGAN CHEADLE is grinding through the team’s defensive struggles
  • KSU‘s DALTON SCHOEN have quickly moved up the receiver depth chart
  • The ROYALS started…and ended the season with disappointment
  • ROYALS key players breaking up after a lengthy run
  • DIEGO RUBIO rises to challenges with SPORTING KC
  • HEARTLAND SOCCER brings soccer families together with a fashion show
  • Quality house hockey programs at the KC ICE CENTER change travel team participation
  • Sports Specialization can have a detrimental effect on young athletes
  • Disc Golf: a low-key sport that’s easy to start and fun for all ages
  • Reasons why Fall is a great season to play GOLF

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