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Hi, I'm Chris. I play the accordion and enjoy watching terrible sports teams. I was born in Colorado to parents from the boonies of Upstate NY. I was mostly an upstate NY sports kid before the Rockies, Rapids and Avalanche came to Denver. That has left me cheering for colorful selection of sports teams, all of which are terrible. I used to run Burgundy Wave because there was nobody else on the internet willing to start a Rapids blog in mid-2010 and I'm still amazed I found someone to take it over from me.

James Shields earns bonus with Royals trade

James Shields will earn a big trade bonus after being moved from the Rays to the Royals on Sunday.

Stephen Jackson fined by NBA for twitter comments

Stephen Jackson has been fined by the NBA and the San Antonio Spurs after making threatening twitter comments directed toward Serge Ibaka.

Jayhawks' Ben McLemore earns praise from ESPN

Jayhawks guard Ben McLemore earned plaudits in ESPN's Pick 'n' Roll column after a superb performance against Colorado.

Kansas Jayhawks tear up Newman, 97-64

The Kansas Jayhawks bounced back from their first loss of the year with a 97-64 win over Newman on Sunday.

NFL injuries: Bowe, Charles injured against Browns

Dwayne Bowe and Jamaal Charles suffered injuries during Kansas City's loss to Cleveland, with Bowe not returning to the game.

Browns vs. Chiefs: Preview, TV and more

The Cleveland Browns will host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday in a battle between two bottom-feeders.

Chiefs focused on repeating last week's results

Several Kansas City Chiefs players mentioned their focus on getting two wins in a row.

Peyton Hillis says Browns return will be 'good'

Despite barbed comments between Peyton Hillis and a few members of the Cleveland Browns, the new Kansas City Chief is still looking forward to a return to Cleveland on Sunday.

Mizzou vs. SEMO: Tigers seek third straight win

The Missouri Tigers will be looking for a third straight win when they face Southeastern Missouri on Tuesday afternoon.

NFL injuries: Secondary takes hits for KC

Brandon Flowers and Abe Elam were both hurt during Kansas City's win over Carolina.