Mark Van Sickle

Mark Van Sickle

Mark Van Sickle was born in Seattle, Washington, but has lived in the Kansas City area for 30 years. He has followed the city’s sports teams along the way from the KC Blades to the Royals to the Wizards/Sporting KC, now the KC Current and of course, the Chiefs. Mark has been a radio producer and on-air talent in Kansas City since 2011 and is currently a producer for morning shows on KCMO Talk Radio. He is a writer and podcast host for the Heartland College Sports Network. He is a writer and weekly contributor to FanNation’s Inside the Royals. He is a consistent guest on Roughing the Kicker Chiefs podcast and, of course, a writer and weekly contributor to FanNation's Arrowhead Report.

Oct 7, 2023; Columbus, Ohio, USA;  Maryland Terrapins wide receiver Kaden Prather (1).
Draft

Way-Too-Early 2025 Kansas City Chiefs Three-Round Mock Draft

Projecting how the Kansas City Chiefs could use their first three selections of the 2025 NFL Draft following a potential three-peat.

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Feb 11, 2024; Paradise, Nevada, USA; Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce (87) celebrates with Taylor Swift.
News

Breaking Down Taylor Swift's Travis Kelce References in 'The Tortured Poets Department'

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce appears to have his place in Taylor Swift's new album, "The Tortured Poets Department."

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Texas tight end Ja'Tavion Sanders (0) celebrates after the Longhorns' game against Texas Tech.
GM Report

Kansas City Chiefs Seven-Round Mock Draft: Offense, Offense, Offense

As the 2024 NFL Draft approaches, it's time to take a look at the board and see how the Kansas City Chiefs could fare through all three days of the draft.

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Feb 14, 2024; Kansas City, MO, USA; A general overall aerial view of Arrowhead Stadium (foreground).
News

Kansas Making Pitch to Bring KC Chiefs to the Sunflower State: What You Need to Know About STAR Bonds

The state of Kansas is looking to lure the Kansas City Chiefs to their side of the state line as the team considers leaving Arrowhead Stadium.

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KC Chiefs’ First Wave of 2024 Free Agency Has Been a Success
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KC Chiefs’ First Wave of 2024 Free Agency Has Been a Success

In the past week, the KC Chiefs have gained some new faces while also retaining Super Bowl players and seeing others depart for new teams.

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Four Wide Receivers for the KC Chiefs to Monitor in Free Agency
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Four Wide Receivers for the KC Chiefs to Monitor in Free Agency

The KC Chiefs will be looking to upgrade their WR room as early as this upcoming week. Who should everyone keep an eye on leading up to free agency?

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No Rest for the Weary as KC Chiefs’ Offseason Ramps Up
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No Rest for the Weary as KC Chiefs’ Offseason Ramps Up

News was abundant from the KC Chiefs this past week. Let's take a look at some of the headlines and how things could work for or against them.

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KC Chiefs' Quest for Three-Peat Could Hinge on Returning Players
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KC Chiefs' Quest for Three-Peat Could Hinge on Returning Players

The Kansas City Chiefs and their front office have some interesting moves to make with players like Chris Jones and L'Jarius Sneed very soon in the offseason.

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Column: After Chiefs Parade Shooting, Where Do We Go From Here?
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Column: After Chiefs Parade Shooting, Where Do We Go From Here?

Continuing to reflect on the tragic shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl parade and rally, Mark Van Sickle looks back on his experiences from the past and hopes for the future in Kansas City and beyond.

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With Super Bowl LVIII Win, KC Chiefs Can Cement Themselves as NFL's Next Dynasty
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With Super Bowl LVIII Win, KC Chiefs Can Cement Themselves as NFL's Next Dynasty

The KC Chiefs continue to produce, with a potential Super Bowl LVIII win over the San Francisco 49ers putting them in a rare position.

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Underdog KC Chiefs Set for Super Bowl Rematch vs. San Francisco 49ers
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Underdog KC Chiefs Set for Super Bowl Rematch vs. San Francisco 49ers

For the second time in the 2020s, the KC Chiefs and SF 49ers will meet with everything on the line in the biggest game of the year, the Super Bowl.

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Patrick Mahomes vs. Lamar Jackson: AFC Championship Game Can Solidify New Top QB Rivalry
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Patrick Mahomes vs. Lamar Jackson: AFC Championship Game Can Solidify New Top QB Rivalry

The Kansas City Chiefs and Baltimore Ravens will face off in an MVP-caliber AFC Championship game, with quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Lamar Jackson playing for a trip to the Super Bowl.

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