KOUTELAS: Pats are the perfect champions

It is really almost tragic that over the past week the drawn out and unnecessary details of the DeflateGate scandal overshadowed the preview of what a fantastic Super Bowl matchup. On one side you had the defending champion Seattle Seahawks, who were looking to capture their second straight Lombardi Trophy and continue their building of a dynasty. And on the other side you had the … Continue reading KOUTELAS: Pats are the perfect champions

KOUTELAS: Despite record, Chiefs much improved from ’13

The Kansas City Chiefs’ 2013 season was as much memorable as it was crushing. They got off to a roaring 9-0 start, but lost in the Wild Card game to Indianapolis in the second biggest comeback in NFL history. One thing that the 2013 Chiefs lacked was a signature win. They made a mockery of weaker teams and took care of business but failed to … Continue reading KOUTELAS: Despite record, Chiefs much improved from ’13

KOUTELAS: Royals gave it their all, made a city proud

So close, yet so far away. Yes, it’s a cliche saying, but it holds to be true for the Royals after losing in game 7 of the World Series. The Royals had great defense, a solid rotation and a downright dominant bullpen, but honestly none of that matters when Madison Bumgarner is on the mound for the San Francisco Giants. The 25 year-old ace took … Continue reading KOUTELAS: Royals gave it their all, made a city proud

KOUTELAS: Royals one win away

The Kansas City Royals are one win away from a World Series appearance. I’m sure that sounded as odd as it was for me to write. For a team that at one point sat at 48-50 and even got swept by the Houston Astros to win its first seven postseason games is beyond explanation or comprehension. We know about the incredible, improbable comeback against the … Continue reading KOUTELAS: Royals one win away

KOUTELAS: Royals turn on speed at the right time

How does one put into words what happened at Kauffman Stadium on Monday night? One can mention any combination of words: stunning, amazing, dumbfounding. But none of those words can really give any justice to the Royals walk off win against the Chicago White Sox.  The Kansas City Royals are are deep into the playoff race. At this point, their record sits at 82-67, and … Continue reading KOUTELAS: Royals turn on speed at the right time