SportsBeat KC

A podcast about the biggest sports stories in and around Kansas City. Covering Chiefs, Royals, Sporting KC, University of Kansas, University of Missouri, Kansas State University and more. Hosted by Blair Kerkhoff.

Kansas State looking like a team that should pl...
Kansas State is one of the Big 12’s most consistent programs. That should carry the Wildcats to the top or near the top of the league
28 min
How Kansas City roots shaped the career of golf...
The local boy who conquered the sport and never left
46 min
Chiefs’ short off-season has arrived. How team ...
There’s less rest for the Super Bowl champion, which plays the final game of the previous season and the first of the next. But no complaints from the Chiefs, who squeezed in a White House visit and ring ceremony around their off-season workouts.
36 min
Sporting Kansas City hit reset button last seas...
Coaches, players,--who's to blame for the slow start this year?
24 min
How Kansas State’s Bat Cats found themselves on...
Talking college baseball with an eye to the football season(s) ahead
32 min
Talkin’ baseball and what it means to have Negr...
NLBM President Bob Kendrick helps explain the effects of today's announcement
36 min
How the 2014 Royals re-energized baseball in Ka...
Ten years later, the heroes are back
44 min
Peeling back an NFL schedule while wondering if...
On SportsBeat KC podcast, covering such Chiefs topics as unbalanced schedule, wide receiver situation and Travis Kelce entertainment network.
30 min
Why the Royals success through first quarter of...
Awfully early, but the post-season looks possible
33 min
Did the Chiefs meet all their goals in the 2024...
The Chiefs’ 2024 draft class addressed needs, specifically at wide receiver and offensive tackle, and the team took some fliers on others. Did the Chiefs meet all their goals, and do more positions require more attention?
41 min
Here’s how the Chiefs can outfox the rest of th...
Mock drafts and machinations that might fill some needs
34 min
How Lionel Messi lived up to the billing in Kan...
A night to remember for Sporting KC
27 min
How the KC Royals can stay hot and maintain the...
Both offense and defense have come out ready this season
29 min
How concerned should we be about the uncertain ...
The vote against extending a sales tax went badly for the Chiefs and Royals. On KC Star podcast, we discuss what that means for teams.
37 min
Why will it pass? Fail? Star sports columnists ...
On April 2, Jackson County voters will shape the future of the Chiefs and Royals with a stadium tax vote. How will it go?
33 min
How have the Chiefs fared in free agency & what...
How does the team best build for a three-peat?
32 min
Big basketball week in KC, so why aren’t prospe...
The Big Dance awaits, but first the Big 12 tournament
29 min
Few teams will enter NCAA Tournament with wider...
Jayhawks season has been a hard one to chart
28 min
Why a draw was an encouraging start for Sportin...
A better beginning already
30 min
Packing up the Super Bowl and looking beyond th...
Dynasty in the making?
38 min
Breaking down a Super Bowl matchup that could p...
Super Bowl LVIII matches the Kansas City Chiefs against the San Francisco 49ers with the Chiefs looking for their third title in five years.
35 min
Why are the Chiefs underdogs to the 49ers in Su...
The 49ers are a two-point favorite over the Chiefs in Super Bowl LVIII, even though the Chiefs have been more impressive lately. Here’s why
36 min
Chiefs on edge of Super Bowl & fumbling through...
It’s the Kansas City Chiefs vs. the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game. KC Star reporters break it down on SportsBeat KC podcast.
38 min
Playoffs don’t get much better than Bills and A...
For the third time in four years, the Chiefs face off against the Buffalo Bills in a playoff game. The KC Star breaks it down in podcast.
35 min
The NFL playoffs have been Chiefs, Mahomes doma...
The Chiefs begin defense of their Super Bowl when the playoffs open Saturday against Miami. Why this journey is different.
37 min