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NCAA and Adidas charged for fraud

Sarah Buehler, Reporter

October 25, 2017

The recent FBI investigation of the NCAA that exposed bribery and fraud is yet another black mark against college sports, particularly college basketball. Coaches, basketball teams, and athletic clothing brands and agents have...

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Max Stoneking, Co-Editor

May 10, 2017

Four years go by fast. It seems not too long ago that I was a brand new staff member at the Eyrie, and now it is time to say farewell as the co-editor of the paper. Assuming the duties of editor has been a really enjoyable...

Royals kick off hopeful season

Drew Houfek, Reporter

April 18, 2017

After an offseason filled with tragedy, trades and free agent signings, the Kansas City Royals have finally taken the field to kick off the 2017 season. Similar to the last few seasons, there are many unknowns as to how good...

Staff takes turn at Final Four picks

Drew Houfek and Max Stoneking, Sports staff

March 22, 2017

Final Four shaping up to impress in Phoenix Max Stoneking The field of 68 teams for the NCAA basketball tournament will soon be set, and it is rather clear who will garner the four number one seeds. The question, however,...

Serious athletes play year-round

Max Stoneking, Co-Editor

February 22, 2017

High school sports provide a competitive environment while fostering the development of teamsmanship. Those are important benefits to playing a school sport; however, college bound athletes may have to go outside the realm...

KU benefits from facing top teams

Max Stoneking, Co-Editor

December 2, 2016

Bill Self, University of Kansas coach, likes to play top tier teams early. Playing a tough early season schedule can expose a young team’s growing pains, but also serves as an opportunity to show a team’s ability to facilitate...

Chiefs deliver three wins in a row

Max Stoneking, Co-Editor

October 31, 2016

Unpredictable. That would be the best way to describe the Kansas City Chiefs this season. The offense and defense have been rather inconsistent, but a week five bye week has proved to be a regrouping point in the season. As...

Road wins crucial for Sporting KC

Sarah Buehler, Reporter

September 29, 2016

The Sporting Kansas City soccer team has been having an average season and is not doing as well as in previous years, and their chances to go to the Major League Soccer (MLS) playoffs are very unlikely. As of Sept. 12, Sporting...

Royals slowly making push toward October

Sarah Buehler, Reporter

August 29, 2016

Last May, the Kansas City Royals, were doing pretty good; however, right now they seem to be in a slump and are stuck in a losing streak. The Royals are not doing as good as fans would like to; as of Aug. 15, the Royals have...

Golf harmful for aging Tiger Woods

Max Stoneking, Sport Co-Editor

April 27, 2016

Eight years. That is the astonishing span of time since Tiger Woods last won a major championship. Woods, who was at one time seemingly invincible in the world of golf, is no longer that same guy. His body is a mess, and he...

Royals promise exciting season

Sarah Buehler, Reporter

April 25, 2016

Even though the Royals brought home the World Series trophy last October, projection programs don’t seem to be very optimistic about their chances to repeat a win. So, the Royals may not be as good as their fans are hoping....

Chiefs wrap up successful season

Jake Anderson, Co-Sports Editor/Reporter

January 27, 2016

Until Jan 9 the last playoff game the Chiefs won was in 1993. This game was played against the Houston Oilers. The 22-year drought is over and the Chiefs got past the first round. Who better a team to snap a losing drought...

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