Update: Texas Tech tops Nebraska in Hall of Fame Classic

Sports 11/20/18, 23:41

The Latest on the Hall of Fame Classic (all times local):10:35 p.m.Jarrett Culver poured in 26 points, Matt Mooney scored 15 and Texas Tech overcame a slow start to beat Nebraska 70-52 on Tuesday night in the title game of the Hall of Fame Classic.The Red Raiders (5-0) trailed 15-6 ...

Chiefs take confidence from shootout loss to Rams

Sports 11/20/18, 12:57

The Kansas City Chiefs walked out of Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles late Monday night confident that they could beat the Rams if they should get a rematch in the Super Bowl.If only they don't have to beat themselves, too.For all the positives the Chiefs did during their 54-51 shootout ...

Chiefs thriving when it comes to pressure quarterbacks

Football 11/15/18, 13:24

The Kansas City Chiefs had the Cardinals' Josh Rosen seeing red last week.As in a whole lot of red jerseys right in his face.The Chiefs sacked Arizona's rookie quarterback five times in their 26-14 victory. They hit him 13 times, forced a fumble and generally made life miserable on a ...

Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes continues to rewrite record books

Football 11/13/18, 18:48

Patrick Mahomes walked off the field at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday with another record on his resume and the Kansas City Chiefs another win toward earning the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs.He didn't have much chance to savor any of it.Mahomes quickly learned that the stepfather of his ...

Chiefs’ maligned defense shines in victory over Arizona

Football 11/12/18, 14:38

The Kansas City Chiefs finally got Justin Houston back onto the field Sunday against Arizona, and the four-time Pro Bowl linebacker made one of the plays of the game when he picked off Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen on a second-half screen pass.The Chiefs also got safety Daniel Sorensen back from ...

Smith scores 22 as UConn routs UMKC 94-66

Basketball 11/11/18, 21:46

Tarin Smith scored 22 points to lead UConn over Missouri-Kansas City 94-66 Sunday at Gampel Pavilion.The fifth-year senior guard shot 10 for 12 from the field to lead the Huskies (2-0). Smith transferred to UConn in the offseason from Duquesne, where he was the Atlantic-10 Sixth Man of the Year ...

Cardinals’ Fitzgerald makes more history in another loss

Football 11/11/18, 19:02

The catch that Larry Fitzgerald secured late in the fourth quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday did nothing to change the outcome: another loss for Arizona in a season full of them.It was hardly meaningless to the veteran wide receiver.The catch moved Fitzgerald past Terrell Owens into second ...

Sporting KC advances to face Portland in conference finals

Soccer 11/11/18, 18:45

Daniel Salloi scored two goals and Kansas City beat Real Salt Lake 4-2 on Sunday for Sporting's first playoff win in five years.Real Salt Lake midfielder Kyle Beckerman (5) clears the ball away from Sporting Kansas City forward Diego Rubio (11) during the first half of a MLS Western Conference ...

Mahomes throws 2 TD passes as Chiefs beat Cardinals 26-14

Football 11/11/18, 17:13

Patrick Mahomes threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns, outplaying Arizona counterpart Josh Rosen in a matchup of two of the NFL's bright young quarterbacks, and the Kansas City Chiefs rolled past the Cardinals 26-14 on Sunday.Mahomes threw both TD passes to Tyreek Hill, the second giving the Chiefs' first-year ...

Mahomes, Rosen to face off when Chiefs welcome Cardinals

Sports 11/08/18, 17:47

The Patrick Mahomes Reunion Tour rolls on Sunday when the young, record-setting quarterback leads the high-flying Kansas City Chiefs against the Arizona Cardinals at Arrowhead Stadium.Last week, Mahomes shredded the Cleveland Browns while outplaying their rookie quarterback, Baker Mayfield. The two met when Mahomes was being recruited to Texas Tech ...

Surprise: Large alligator found in Kansas City hot tub

Amazing 11/07/18, 21:11

A Missouri landlord stumbled upon an unwanted house guest while evicting a tenant: a large alligator in a hot tub.The tenant described the 150-pound reptile as "gentle as a puppy" after animal control workers were called to the Kansas City home on Wednesday. The workers also found two boa constrictors ...

Chiefs becoming must-watch show with Mahomes under center

Football 11/07/18, 15:43

There are times that Dolphins coach Adam Gase hears about a cool play that happened somewhere else in the NFL, or something unique that a rival might be doing, and he makes a note to himself to check it out once his day-to-day work is complete.Then there are times he ...

Update: Kobach says turnout appears heavy in Kansas

U.S. 11/06/18, 12:40

The Latest on the midterm election in Kansas (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Republican Kansas Secretary of Kris Kobach says voter turnout appears to be heavy. Kobach talked to reporters Tuesday in Lecompton as he cast his own ballot for governor. He is running for the seat against Democratic state Sen. Laura Kelly. ...

Chiefs GM Brett Veach making all the right moves

Football 11/05/18, 15:26

In a jubilant locker room deep within Arrowhead Stadium, a young man impeccably dressed who looked as if he'd stepped out of a college classroom greeted Chiefs wide receiver Sammy Watkins with a brilliant smile and an enthusiastic high-five.Watkins had just had another standout performance in another Chiefs win, and ...

Peralta, Royals agree to $3.25M deal

Baseball 10/31/18, 17:17

Reliever Wily Peralta and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a $3.25 million, one-year contract Wednesday, ensuring one of the few bright spots in the team's shaky bullpen will be back next season.The deal includes a $2.25 million salary next year and a $7 million mutual option for 2020 with ...

Chiefs’ Dee Ford lining himself up for big payday next year

Football 10/31/18, 13:34

Dee Ford insists he isn't motivated by money, and considering he's making nearly $9 million this season, the Chiefs linebacker is probably telling the truth when he claims he has everything he needs.Well, he'd better start building a list wants.After four years spent scratching at his potential, only to have ...

Relief: Police recover stolen inflatable colon

Amazing 10/31/18, 11:46

There was a sigh of relief after police recovered a giant inflatable colon that is used to teach about the dangers of colon cancer.Police in Kansas City, Missouri, announced on Twitter Tuesday that a tip led officers to locate the "pilfered intestine" inside a vacant house.The 10-foot (3-meter), 150-pound (68-kilogram) ...

Chiefs owner Hunt surprised by quick success of Mahomes

Football 10/30/18, 02:39

Not even the owner of the Kansas City Chiefs, who gave the green light to trade up last year and select Patrick Mahomes 10th overall, expected his young quarterback to succeed this quickly.During his midseason discussion with reporters, Clark Hunt said Monday that Mahomes has defied the expectations of the ...

Chiefs’ Sammy Watkins thriving with team-first attitude

Football 10/29/18, 15:41

Sammy Watkins was supposed to be a game-changing star when the Buffalo Bills drafted him fourth overall in 2014, the kind of speedy wide receiver that could make plays all over the field.It never worked out that way.Watkins had a 1,000-yard season and was reasonably productive, but he never quite ...

Hunt’s hurdling TD catch helps Chiefs to sweep of Broncos

Football 10/29/18, 03:11

Kareem Hunt did everything but score on his best run against the Bengals, spinning away from a pair of would-be tacklers and hurdling another before getting dragged down short of the goal line.He made sure to cap another incredible run against Denver with a score.This time, Hunt grabbed a shovel ...

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