Chip-recent_002

Chip Rouse

Staff Writer

Chip Rouse has spent over 40 years working in and with the news media. A journalist by training and a graduate of the University of Kansas, Rouse has worked as a senior corporate communications executive and consultant for over 30 years. In addition, he has served as editor-in-chief of a leading trade publication for the motion picture industry, as a daily newspaper reporter and in radio and TV. His real passion, however, is sports. A Kansas City native, Rouse has avidly followed and written about and for the Kansas City sports community since his teenage years, a span of almost 50 years.

MOST RECENT POSTS

View at the top short-lived for Kansas State

+

Once again, Kansas State could have been within one game and in control of its own destiny for a trip to the national championship. And just like before, the Wildcats tripped up against a team they...

Big 12 raising the bar in college football

+

The Big 12 has long been considered one of the elite conferences in college football, but this season, the newly configured conference is performing at a nation-leading level.

Oklahoma still in line for BCS bowl berth

1

Oklahoma and West Virgina were ranked No. 4 and No. 5 in the country earlier this season. Neither is a top-10 team now, although the Sooners currently sit 12th in the BCS, but this game still has...

Don't expect Clint Bowyer, Jeff Gordon to be BFF

+

Four-time Sprint Cup champion Jeff Gordon, a 23-year veteran of NASCAR, acted like a rookie driver at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday when he intentionally wrecked Clint Bowyer, knocking...

Once worst-ever K-State now the best in the land

Kansas State has been convincingly putting away opponents all season, and last Saturday the Wildcats reached a new level of excellence in becoming the first K-State team ever to be ranked No. 1 in...

Big 12 Predictions: OSU over West Virginia

This week's spotlight Big 12 game may be decided by the first team to reach double-digit touchdowns.

Future Sugar Bowls will be an SEC-Big 12 affair

+

The two best conferences in college football, the Big 12 and the SEC, have announced that the best team from each league will be paired against one another in the Sugar Bowl, beginning as early as...

Carl Edwards is down this season, but far from out

+

The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup season has been a recurring nightmare for Carl Edwards, but he is determined and driven to get things turned around.

How would Lamar Hunt react to this Chiefs team?

+

The Kansas City Chiefs are finally getting around to making some changes in hopes of preventing the worst season in the franchise's 50 years in Kansas City. The problem is, it's not nearly enough...

Big 12 Power Rankings: Wildcats, Sooners up top

Kansas State has its eye on a second Big 12 championship, but an even bigger eye on a shot at the school's first national championship in football.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Kansas City

You must be a member of SB Nation Kansas City to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Kansas City. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Kansas City

You must be a member of SB Nation Kansas City to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Kansas City. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.