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Both sides of the race

I’ve been a runner since 2000. Not very long, but when you have an older sister who has been a runner since middle school, you eventually catch the bug. So at 34, I became a runner. Not a fast runner, but a runner. Once I experienced how great I felt after running, I decided to […]

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Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship brings more to Kansas City

Kansas City will welcome the best basketball in the country as the 2015 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men’s Basketball Championship comes to town. When we say “best basketball in the country,” we actually mean it. This year, the Big 12 Conference has been the toughest, strongest and most entertaining to watch. Here’s some supporting facts […]

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WIN for KC Women’s Sports Awards Celebration inspires many

“I am confident and I am an athlete.” This message was delivered over and over again throughout the most incredible WIN for KC Sports Awards Celebration Luncheon I have ever attended and been a part of. I believe that every person in the room left that day feeling the same way. How much more powerful […]

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NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship

For the first time since 1989, the NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship returns to NAIA-Basketball-D1-Womens-2015_175the Kansas City area, making its home the Independence Events Center in Independence, Mo., starting March 18 and running through March 24. Thirty-two teams will take the court with hopes and dreams of winning the coveted NAIA championship banner.

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WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board a great opportunity for area high school female student-athletes

My name is Amabelle Palomares and I am currently the co-chair of the WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board (YAB) for the 2014-2015 school year. I am a senior at Notre Dame de Sion High School, an all-girls college preparatory school. I have been involved with the WIN for KC Youth Advisory Board for two […]

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Price Chopper Basketball Classic at Sprint Center

It’s a great time of year for basketball fans. The holidays have come and gone. Conference play has started. And, it’s almost time for the Price Chopper Basketball Classic. Two years ago, Time Warner Cable SportsChannel launched an all-day high school basketball event at Sprint Center on Martin Luther King Day in January. With sixteen […]

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2014 – The year of the almost parade

It would have been a great celebration parade! Hours of work went in to discussing, planning, organizing, and rehearsing a parade and victory rally at Union Station. The Sports Commission partnered with many great organizations to plan what would have been an incredible Royal Celebration. But wasn’t the ride to the final game fun? During […]

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DII Football Championship comes to Kansas City

After spending the last 28 years in Florence, Alabama, the NCAA Division II Football Championship will begin a new chapter in Kansas City. When the student-athletes finally take the field at Sporting Park on December 20, an exclamation point will be added to the efforts of crossing every “t” and dotting every “i” in preparation […]

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