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Soccer Capital of America

A little over a year ago, at the Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star game, Sporting Kansas City dubbed Kansas City the “Soccer Capital of America”. At the time it seemed like a very audacious statement, but if this past year is any indication they might not have been far off. It all began on a […]

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Former Negro League player and country singer Charley Pride, right, waves to the crowd during a "Salute to the Players of the Negro Leagues" before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and the Toronto Blue Jays at Petco Park on May 31, 2013 in San Diego, California.

Charley Pride’s Baseball Career

Widely known as an award-winning country music artist, helping to pioneer that genre for African Americans, Charley Pride (b. 1938) had a baseball career before turning to music. Pride played in the Negro Leagues in the 1950s: some outfield, but he mostly pitched intimidating fastballs, sneaky curves and knuckleballs for teams including the Memphis Red […]

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World Cup Excitement!

Come watch the World Cup on our big screen Tuesday afternoon, July 1 at 3 p.m. to see the United States take on Belgium.

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