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:

  • CHIEFS faltering…time to make a QB change?
  • MARCUS PETERS plays havoc, remains a lightning rod
  • DUSTIN COLQUITT & Jerell Wilson are two underappreciated CHIEFS
  • Interview with CHIEFS Special Teams DEMARCUS ROBINSON
  • ROYALS will have big shoes to fill in 2018
  • 2017-18 JAYHAWKS aim for Final Four
  • After Porter, Jr.’s season-ending injury, MIZZOU moves forward
  • KSU‘s BARRY BROWN takes over leadership role
  • The ROYALS should have an intriguing off-season
  • U.S. ARMY TOP PERFORMERS from Basehor-Linwood and J.C. Harmon High Schools
  • MAVERICKS Shawn Pauly takes on a leadership role
  • HEARTLAND SOCCER offers the gift of soccer
  • Don’t brush your shoulder off
  • Keep the winter blues away…Vitamin D3 can help
  • How to keep your golf game sharp through the winter

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