Can't believe this is my 40th Invitational

By Steve Sell
January 16, 2019

The McPherson Invitational turns 55 this year.

It seems like only yesterday I was covering my first Invitational in 1980 (when the tournament was still a teenager) and I can remember how exciting that was as Wichita Heights and superstar
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No lead to safe for Jayhawks

By Steve Sell
January 15, 2019

Maybe this is just the way it’s going to be for the Kansas Jayhawks, so get used to it.

There’s no lead too big or too small that Bill Self’s team can’t shrink near the end of the game.

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NFL's Final Four could be magical

By Steve Sell
January 14, 2019

It’s already being ballyhooed as perhaps “the NFL’s most exciting Final Four ever.”

Sunday’s conference championship games — the Los Angeles Rams against New Orleans and Kansas City against New England — are proof that there’s been a dramatic shift
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It can't get any worse than last week

By Steve Sell
January 11, 2019

It was as ego-sapping of an experience as I’ve ever been subject to in my 40-plus years of sports writing.

“Wild-Card Weekend” proved to be a total bust. I don’t think I’ve ever picked a group of games where I
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Kinnamon still has the fire after 500 wins

By Steve Sell
January 10, 2019

When Kurt Kinnamon was hired as McPherson High boys basketball coach in 1995, it was greeted with a smattering of skepticism.

After all he was just 30 years old, which was considered relatively young in those days. While he had
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