We share a cultural touchstone and a glimpse at how much b-ball means to the people of Kansas. 

Along with the downward trajectory of Mizzou sports. 

And then a peek at a new local hero . . . 

Here's a roundup of the biggest sports game in Kansas City this weekend and just a bit of good news. The supply chain crisis hasn't yet impacted the consumption of chicken wings and beer.

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No. 8 Kansas roars past Mizzou 102-65 in Border War's return

It took nearly a decade for Kansas and Missouri to renew the Border War.It took about 10 minutes for the Jayhawks to turn it into a border rout.Ochai Agbaji scored 21 points, Christian Braun and Dajuan Harris had 13 apiece, and the eighth-ranked Jayhawks rolled to a 102-65 win over

Christian Braun's emotional start helps power Kansas past Missouri

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Kansas junior guard Christian Braun was raining in three-pointers, attacking the rim in the halfcourt, and gesturing in an animated fashion toward the Mizzou bench - and that was just the first few minutes Saturday as the Hy-Vee Hoops Border Showdown resumed after a 10-year hiatus at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence.

Christian Braun's mom explains what's really behind the Border Showdown

Growing up in Burlington, Kansas, the Braun family had two Christmas trees, one for the kids: Parker, Christian and Landon, and one for the entire family. On the kids tree, there were two types of decorations: Kansas ornaments and Missouri ornaments. One night while Christian's parents were sleeping, he snuck into the living room where the tree stood.

Border Blowout: Junior guard Christian Braun sparks KU's 102-65 win over Missouri

The return of the Border Showdown didn't disappoint - at least not on the Kansas side of the rivalry - Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse, where the Jayhawks dominated in their first official matchup with Missouri since 2012. By Matt Tait

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