KANSAS CITY, Mo. - As sports fans, we can be grateful for radio stations like 810. WHB exposed a group of arrogant, overpaid and under-performing athletes at Kauffman Stadium.
You've heard the expression used many times when describing some professional athletes. Basically, they're of the notion that their stuff doesn't stink.
Here is a classic example of slapping a hashtag on to that.
It involved several Royals who decided to boycott 810. The ringleaders are a couple of guys who can be regarded, at best, marginal major league talent.
We'll call ‘em out: Jarrod Dyson and Lorenzo Cain.
They've convinced their buddies not to talk to 810.
There are a couple of reasons that come into play here.
On May 3, after the Detroit game, Hosmer and Dyson showed up at the 810 Zone at Harrah's in North Kansas City. They wanted to watch the Pay-Per-View fight between Mayweather and Maidana.
They arrived about 11 p.m. and the event was sold out. Neither Hosmer nor Dyson had tickets and they reportedly were unhappy they couldn't get in.
I'm told dozens were turned away because of fire code issue. It’s not uncommon that many players feel entitled and like to be coddled.
The incident at the 810 Zone took place three weeks ago but appears to be a culmination of locker room incidents that led to this 810 boycott.
I assume it's a fallout of a somewhat contentious interview between Mike Moustakas and Danny Clinkscale of 810 about a week ago.
Clinkscale doesn't lob softball questions. He's usually direct and to the point. In this day and age, players don't like that.
Let’s just call it the way it is. Some of these guys are spoiled and nothing more than a bunch of clubhouse cry babies.
That’s Jack’s Smack.