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Royals Rumblings - News for January 3, 2017

Minnesota Twins v Kansas City Royals Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images

Monday was a predictably slow day for baseball news and Royals coverage in general.

As was already discussed, yesterday was ZiPSmas. The write-up on the Royals at FanGraphs can be found here.

At Kings of Kauffman, John Viril looks at Doug Fister as an option to fill out the Royals’ rotation.

As Jung Ho Kang’s transgressions mount, South Korea’s manager for the WBC is considering booting him from the roster.

The many odd departures of Lane Kiffin.

The Rose Bowl not being played on New Year’s Day probably had as much to do with 19th Century horses as anything else.

Tyreek Hill’s punt-return TD against the Chargers cost a Viking $100K.

Eric Hosmer had some congratulations to send the Chiefs’ way.

Ridley Scott doesn’t like superhero movies.

Finland is enacting a basic monthly income for the unemployed.

Banks are considering moving their business out of England as the Brexit nears.

In an effort to drain the swamp, House Republicans decided to do away with the independent ethics office that made sure congressmen would have to act ethically.

Now seems as good a time as any to brush up on Teapot Dome.

Mariah Carey’s hilarious New Year’s disaster continues to descend into a messy blame game.

The song of the day is “Disillusion” by Badly Drawn Boy.