KC Headlines: March Madness, Mike Moustakas, Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Mar 20, 2013; Lexington, KY, USA; A general view during Louisville Cardinals practice the day before the second round of the 2013 NCAA tournament at Rupp Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

ABOUT LAST NIGHT…

Some sort of “basketball” tournament starts today. We’ve got Kansas, Kansas State, and Missouri covered for you right here. Also, top recruit Julius Randle picked Kentucky over Kansas yesterday. No word yet on how much he’ll be getting paid.

Mike Moustakas nearly hit for the cycle yesterday, missing it by a triple in a 7-2 win over the hated Los Angeles Dodgers.

IN OTHER NEWS…

FC Kansas City unveiled their uniforms. (KC Star – paywall)

Jeff Francouer says he is finding his swing. …Sure he is. (KC Star – paywall)

Bill Self is treating the first weekend of the tournament like the Big 12 tournament. (Topeka Capital-Journal)

Angel Rodriguez is the key for Kansas State. (Topeka Capital-Journal)

Missouri’s opponent’s head coach Larry Eustachy is proud of what he has accomplished. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

Bryan Burwell says Pressey needs to “flip” the switch. Clever. (Post-Dispatch)

ELSEWHERE AND EVERYWHERE

Ed Reed is leaving Baltimore for Houston.

Hanley Ramirez could be out up to two months for the Dodgers due to an injured thumb.

“Mad Men” co-stars Alexis Bledel and Vincent Kartheiser are engaged. Bledel is best known for being Rory in “Gilmore Girls.” More importantly, “Mad Men” returns April 7.

Astronomers have discovered some of the youngest stars known to man. Somehwere, Neil DeGrasse Tyson is losing it.

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ONE MORE THING…

Topics: FC Kansas City, Kansas City Royals, Kansas Jayhawks, Kansas State Wildcats, Missouri Tigers

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