sources: Jets, Gase trade Lee to Chiefs for 6th-rounder

Football 05/15/19, 22:01

Adam Gase needed just a few hours as the Jets' acting general manager to pull off a big deal.Two people with direct knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press that New York agreed Wednesday night to send linebacker Darron Lee to the Kansas City Chiefs for a sixth-round draft ...

Browns RB Kareem Hunt vows he’s changed after violent past

Sports 05/15/19, 14:04

Browns running back Kareem Hunt knows only his actions will help him outrun a violent past.Hunt spoke Wednesday for the first time since Cleveland signed him in February after he was released by the Kansas City Chiefs late last season when video surfaced of him shoving and kicking a woman ...

Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

Sports 05/13/19, 12:08

Gunther Cunningham's life would have been vastly different had his family not emigrated from postwar Germany, settling in California when he was a young boy.For one thing, he almost certainly never would have dedicated his life to football.Yet Cunningham would go to spend more than five decades in the game, ...

New Chiefs DE Frank Clark: ‘Nothing to hide’

Football 04/26/19, 16:19

Frank Clark held it together through the questions about his checkered past, what he plans to bring to the Kansas City Chiefs and the massive new contract the star pass rusher signed with his new team.The tears finally rolled when he talked about its impact on his family."You come from ...

Update: Chiefs say DA looking again at Tyreek Hill case

Football 04/26/19, 14:57

The Latest on developments in the domestic abuse incident involving Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid says a local prosecutor has reopened a domestic violence investigation involving suspended wide receiver Tyreek Hill. FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2019, file photo, ...

Police reportedly called to home of Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill

Football 04/26/19, 12:01

Police were called to the home of Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill shortly after a television station aired an audio recording in which he and his fiancee discuss injuries to their 3-year-old son.Several media outlets reported Friday that Overland Park police went to the home of Hill and ...

Chiefs announce trade, signing of DE Clark to new deal

Football 04/25/19, 17:25

The Kansas City Chiefs announced their trade with the Seattle Seahawks for pass rusher Frank Clark shortly before the start of the NFL draft on Thursday night, then confirmed the club had signed him to a long-term contract. The trade was agreed upon Tuesday, as was the $105.5 million, five-year deal, ...

Chiefs’ Hill maintains innocence in domestic violence case

Sports 04/25/19, 10:59

Kansas City Chiefs star receiver Tyreek Hill is maintaining his innocence after prosecutors declined to charge him in a domestic incident that involved his fiancee and their 3-year-old.Hill said in a statement released Thursday that his "son's health and happiness" is his "number one priority."Police were called to the Kansas ...

DA declines to charge Chiefs’ Hill in domestic violence case

Sports 04/24/19, 15:58

A county prosecutor declined to charge Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill with a crime Wednesday in a domestic incident that involved his fiance and their 3-year-old child.Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe acknowledged that "we believe a crime has occurred, however, the evidence in this case does not ...

Chiefs’ addition of Clark another controversial decision

Sports 04/24/19, 11:48

The Kansas City Chiefs have made a habit of inciting controversy during the NFL draft in the Andy Reid era by acquiring players that have a history of off-the-field issues.This year, they didn't even wait until the draft.The Chiefs swung a blockbuster trade with the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday to ...

source: Chiefs get Clark from Seahawks for draft picks

Sports 04/23/19, 14:36

The Kansas City Chiefs acquired pass rusher Frank Clark from the Seattle Seahawks for a package of picks Tuesday, then quickly agreed with him on a $105 million, five-year contract, as they continue to overhaul their much-maligned defense.The Chiefs sent the No. 29 overall pick in this year's draft and ...

GM Veach gets to place stamp on Chiefs with his 1st draft

Football 04/18/19, 15:02

From the moment he took over the Kansas City Chiefs' front office, general manager Brett Veach has been willing to go out on a limb, whether it was signing a big-name free agent or swinging a trade or releasing a well-known player.Now, he will finally have a chance to show ...

Man charged with shining laser at Patriots QB Tom Brady

Sports 04/10/19, 12:39

A citation has been issued against a Missouri man accused of flashing a laser at New England quarterback Tom Brady during the Patriots' AFC championship game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.Prosecutors said Tuesday that 64-year-old Dwyan Morgan, of Lee's Summit, faces a single count of disturbing the peace, a ...

Chiefs sign Breeland in upgrade to beleaguered secondary

Football 03/19/19, 17:01

The Kansas City Chiefs have signed cornerback Bashaud Breeland to a $2 million contract for the upcoming season that could be worth an additional $3 million if incentives are met.The club announced the agreement, largely reached over the weekend, on Tuesday. Breeland even indicated it was close to becoming official ...

Chiefs sign Mathieu amid overhaul of much-maligned defense

Football 03/14/19, 17:31

With a bright red hat perched jauntily on his mop-like hairdo, Tyrann Mathieu signed his contract with the Kansas City Chiefs and became the centerpiece of the offseason overhaul of their defense.Hardly the only piece, though.The Chiefs also signed former Cowboys linebacker Damien Wilson and agreed to terms with former ...

Chiefs release erstwhile star Berry as free agency begins

Sports 03/13/19, 16:12

The Kansas City Chiefs began free agency Wednesday by cutting one of their most popular players in strong safety Eric Berry, who was a dynamic presence when he was healthy but had missed significant time throughout his careWhile other teams were touting new additions, the Chiefs announced Berry's release shortly ...

Browns give Hunt second chance, hope he stays inbounds

Football 02/12/19, 03:09

The lasting visual of Kareem Hunt's second NFL season wasn't him stiff-arming a linebacker, shedding a tackle or barreling over a cornerback at the goal line for a touchdown.It was Hunt pushing a young woman and then kicking her while she was defenseless on the floor.That disturbing moment caught on ...

Chiefs GM: Planning already happening for Mahomes contract

Sports 02/07/19, 14:24

The Kansas City Chiefs are already planning their future around signing quarterback Patrick Mahomes to a long-term contract, even though the NFL MVP won't be eligible to sign an extension until after next season.Chiefs general manager Bret Veach said Thursday that some of the financial decisions made dating back a ...

Update: Chiefs QB Mahomes wins NFL MVP award

Sports 02/02/19, 19:00

NFL individual awards Saturday (all times local):7 p.m.It was a Patrick Mahomes runaway for NFL MVP.In his second pro season, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes took The Associated Press 2018 NFL Most Valuable Player award. He received 41 votes from a nationwide panel of media members who regularly cover ...

Patriots controlling clock, third downs during playoffs

Sports 01/24/19, 18:46

Throughout the Patriots' run of playoff success under Bill Belichick, one of his best-known attributes has been his ability to craft game plans that have stumped their opponents.He's at it again.This postseason New England's best offensive weapon has been finding ways to keep the ball out of the hands of ...

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