Victor Wishna http://kcur.org en A Fan's Notes: MLS Stars Shine In KC http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-mls-stars-shine-kc <p></p><p>Barely a year after baseball's best swooped through town, another All-Star Game will kick off Wednesday night at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan. The fanfare may be more subdued, but as <strong>Victor Wishna</strong> cautions in this month's edition of A Fan's Notes, don't believe the lack of hype: soccer--especially soccer in Kansas City--is major league.</p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 17:01:24 +0000 Victor Wishna & Danie Alexander 41169 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: MLS Stars Shine In KC A Fan's Notes: Happy Together http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-happy-together <div>&nbsp;</div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the 29th time, the annual NCAA Division I Basketball Championship -- that is, "the tournament" -- has arrived in Kansas City. With thousands upon thousands of fans expected, the March Madness is spilling out of the Sprint Center and clogging the downtown streets.&nbsp;</span>Commentator <strong>Victor Wishna</strong> tries to make sense of the maddening crowd in this month's edition of <em>A Fan's Notes</em>. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:45:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Victor Wishna 33905 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: Happy Together A Fan's Notes: The Madness of March http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-madness-march <p>In just a few days the field of the <strong>NCAA basketball tournament</strong> will be set and <strong>March Madness</strong> will begin in earnest.</p><p>In the latest installment of &quot;A Fan&#39;s Notes,&quot; <strong>Victor Wishna</strong> looks for a method in the madness and finds that the road to the <strong>Final Four</strong> is paved with poetic intentions:</p><p> Thu, 08 Mar 2012 17:44:03 +0000 Victor Wishna & Kathleen Pointer 13858 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: The Madness of March A Fan's Notes: Sports and Sportsmanship http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-sports-and-sportsmanship <p>It&rsquo;s long since been <strong>commonplace for presidents to flaunt their inner sports fan</strong>&hellip;to joke about their golf game, invite championship teams to the Rose Garden, or toss out that ceremonial first pitch.<br /><br />But perhaps, says &quot;A Fan&#39;s Notes&quot; commentator <strong>Victor </strong><strong>Wishna</strong>, politicians - including the President and Congress - should pay <strong>more attention to sportsmanship</strong>.<br /> Fri, 09 Dec 2011 20:05:39 +0000 Victor Wishna & Stephen Steigman 8695 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: Sports and Sportsmanship