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Game Day List: Friendly Wager, Team Update and Takeout Picks

Five donuts with various Kansas City Chiefs theme decorations.
Mr. D's Donut Shop
As food critic Danielle Lehman points out, the game doesn't start until 5 p.m. so fans can start Super Bowl Sunday with Chiefs-themed cake donuts from Mr. D's Donuts.

What's in the wager between Kansas City's KCUR and Tampa's WUSF, the latest on the Chiefs' players and the Food Critics set you up for all-day Super Bowl Sunday eating.

Segment 1, beginning at 4:09: What smack talk sounds like on public radio and which Chiefs' players will be on the field come game day.

A sports championship offers a rare opportunity for public radio personalities to practice their verbal potshot skills, and after injuries and COVID-19 scares, what shape are the Kansas City Chiefs in for the championship game.

Segment 2, beginning at 29:49: Suggestions for a complete day of Super Bowl feasting!

The predicted cold front descending on the metro may put the kibosh on firing up the grill or maybe you need some sides to go with your main course. The Food Critics are loaded with recommendations of area eateries with takeout options to save the day!

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Chris Young is an Assistant Producer for KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at
Mackenzie Martin is a producer for KCUR's Up To Date, Real Humans By Gina Kaufmann, and A People's History of Kansas City. Reach out to her at or on Twitter @_macmartin.
Danie Alexander is the senior producer of Up To Date.