Although it seems more and more likely that we won’t see the spawning of Dayton Moore’s grand farm system plan in the 2011 season, the Royals undoubtedly have a lot to look forward too. MLB has six Royals in their top 50 prospects. For the full article click here
Going from a $70M to $40M payroll in 2011, the Royals don’t appear to positioning themselves for a playoff run this year. With a bevy of talent coming up through the farm system it appears the Royals are trying to get by on the cheap while waiting for better days.
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Coming off a 4-12 season, many thought an 8-8 season would be a stretch. But, with a solid draft class, a top ranked rushing attack and a much improved defense the Chiefs won the AFC West and hosted their first playoff game since 2003. See the highlights here.
It can stand to reason that the later in a game the winner is decided, the more suspenseful, the more exciting and hence the “better” a game is… here is a ranking of the 12 BCS National Championship Games as seen through the eyes of the game clock: NCAAF Championship Game Rankings