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Chiefs and Royals fans will have TV decisions to make when football season begins

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What a time to be alive in Kansas City. The Royals are the American League's best team as we head down the stretch of the baseball season. Meanwhile across the parking lot there is plenty of optimism about the Chiefs heading into their third season under Andy Reid.

Those who are fans of both the Royals and Chiefs (raises hand) will have some decisions to make when football season starts. The Royals will be playing at the same time as the Chiefs in all four of their preseason games, and the first four regular season games.

That's a problem for those of us who love Kansas City sports! It's a good problem to have, and not one Kansas Citians have had very often over the past few decades.

So how do you plan on handling the days when both the Royals and Chiefs play? Will you watch the Royals in August considering those games count? Or are you all Chiefs once the season gets here? Go back to the college days of two TVs in the living room?

*Note that I didn't include the Royals postseason schedule because it's not available but you can count on them playing deep into October!

Saturday, August 15

8 p.m., Chiefs at Cardinals

6:10 p.m., Royals vs. Angels

Friday, August 21

7 p.m., Chiefs vs. Seahawks

6:10 p.m., Royals at Red Sox

Friday, August 28

7 p.m., Chiefs vs. Titans

6:10 p.m., Royals at Rays

Thursday, September 3

7 p.m., Chiefs at St. Louis Rams

7:10 p.m., Royals vs. Tigers

Sunday, September 13

12 p.m., Chiefs at Texans

12:35 p.m., Royals at Orioles

Thursday, September 17

7:25 p.m., Chiefs vs. Broncos

6:10 p.m., Royals at Indians

Monday, September 28

7:30 p.m., Chiefs at Packers

7:05 p.m., Royals at Cubs

Sunday, October 4

12 p.m., Chiefs at Bengals

2:10 p.m., Royals at Twins

All times Arrowhead Time