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Oct 20, 2017

Rustin Dodd, Royals beat writer for The Kansas City Star, and Star sports columnist Sam Mellinger discuss the latest comments from KC Royals general manager Dayton Moore on the offseason and the plan going forward. They also discuss the pending free agency of Eric Hosmer and which teams might be involved. 

Oct 20, 2017

The A-Team dissects the Chiefs' brutal 31-30 loss to Oakland on Thursday, Oct. 19. What's going on with the pass defense? What was going on with the officiating? Where do the Chiefs go from here? They'll discuss all that, plus answer your reader questions, live from the Oakland Coliseum. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

Oct 18, 2017

Chiefs Gameplan is back for the Chiefs' Week 7 matchup against the Oakland Raiders. The Star's Terez Paylor kicks off the pod with an interview with Raiders beat writer Vic Tafur of The Athletic, as they discuss a number of the Raiders’ issues. He also dissects the game in a 30-minute roundtable with the entire A-Team in which they discuss if the Chiefs can bounce back from a brutal loss to Pittsburgh, and answer your questions. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

Oct 18, 2017

The A-Team dissects the Chiefs' 19-13 loss to Pittsburgh in Week 6. Why is the run defense so bad? What happened to the running game? How will they deal with so many injuries? They'll discuss all that, plus answer your reader questions, live from Arrowhead Stadium. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

Oct 17, 2017

Nearly two years after he announced his retirement from coaching the Mizzou Tigers football team, Gary Pinkel sat down at his home in Columbia with new KC Star MU beat writer Aaron Reiss to talk about what he's been doing away from the game.

Oct 16, 2017

Rustin Dodd, The Kansas City Star’s Royals reporter, chats with former KC Star Royals beat writer Bob Dutton after his 46th and final year in newspapers. The conversation touches on changes in journalism, the post-strike Royals (about 8:30), the beginnings of Carlos Beltran (13:15), the trades of Johnny Damon, Jermaine Dye and Beltran (21:30), young Zack Greinke (29:00), the rise of the 2015 World Champs, and his favorite stories and Royals players to cover. ​

Oct 14, 2017

Chiefs Gameplan is back for the Chiefs' Week 7 matchup against Pittsburgh. The Star's Terez Paylor checks in with the rest of the A-Team as they dissect the Chiefs' successful start. They'll also answer your reader questions, and Terez reveals his prediction for Sunday's contest. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

Oct 9, 2017

The A-Team dissects the Chiefs' 42-34 win over Houston in Week 5. Is Alex Smith an MVP candidate? How will they replace Chris Conley? What's going on with the defensive struggles? They'll discuss all that, plus answer your reader questions, live from NRG Stadium. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

Oct 8, 2017

Chiefs Gameplan is back for the Chiefs' Week 5 matchup against Houston. The Star's Terez Paylor kicks off the pod with an interview with receiver Albert Wilson. He also dissects the game with the Houston Chronicle beat writer Aaron Wilson. They'll discuss all that and more, plus answer your reader questions, live from Arrowhead. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

Oct 6, 2017

Kansas City Star reporter Jesse Newell is joined by college basketball advanced stats expert Ken Pomeroy. Ken discusses recent trends in college basketball and his new role with The Athletic before taking on Twitter questions. What stats should be used more on TV broadcasts? And is three-point defense a real thing? Other topics include Bill Self's Elite Eight record, defending Wichita State, home-court advantage and the intelligence of KU fans.

Oct 3, 2017

The A-Team dissects the Chiefs' 29-20 win over Washington in Week 4. Are the Chiefs legit Super Bowl contenders? What can get in the way of that? What’s going on with Marcus Peters? They'll discuss all that and more, plus answer your reader questions, live from Arrowhead. Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

Oct 1, 2017

Chiefs Gameplan is back for the Chiefs' Week 4 matchup Washingtpn. The Star's Terez Paylor kicks off the pod with an interview with Mike Jones of The Washington Post, as the two dissect ways to attack Washington. Then the A-Team gets together to break down the Chiefs' kicking situation, (jokingly) dissect Andy Reid's style of conflict management and answer your reader questions.​ Music by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com), licensed under Creative Commons.

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