Chiefs show complete team in lopsided win over Jags

Football 10/08/18, 12:28

For entirely different reasons, young quarterback Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs' defense had shared most of the public's attention through the first four weeks of the season.Mahomes had been nearly perfect. The defense had been nearly inept.Yet in their biggest test so far, against a Jacksonville team that ...

Discipline all that’s missing as KC cruises past Jags to 5-0

Football 10/08/18, 04:04

The only thing missing from the Chiefs' rout of the Jaguars on Sunday was discipline.The Chiefs forced five turnovers on defense, returning one of Blake Bortles' four interceptions for a touchdown. Their high-scoring offense gained more than 400 yards behind Patrick Mahomes' efficient air assault and Kareem Hunt's hard running. ...

Jaguars’ Bortles has 5 turnovers in lopsided loss to Chiefs

Football 10/07/18, 18:40

The Jacksonville Jaguars were so confident in their future behind Blake Bortles that they selected running back Leonard Fournette rather than a quarterback with the No. 4 pick in last year's draft.They could have had Patrick Mahomes, who went six spots later to Kansas City.The two quarterbacks — for Jacksonville, ...

Chiefs get pick-6, march all over Jags in soggy 30-14 romp

Football 10/07/18, 17:00

Turns out the Kansas City Chiefs can play a little defense, too.The Chiefs' beleaguered bunch forced Jacksonville quarterback Blake Bortles into five turnovers, including a pick-6 by defensive tackle Chris Jones, and Kansas City merely had to supplement with the NFL's highest-scoring offense in a 30-14 romp over the Jaguars ...

Jaguars’ stingy D ready for high-flying Chiefs offense

Football 10/04/18, 19:17

Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone has seen enough in five games of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes to compare him to some of the best to ever play the position.Or more accurately, an amalgamation of the best to ever play it.Think the arm strength of Brett Favre and the accuracy of Tom ...

Chiefs keep things light with locker room trash talking

Football 10/04/18, 16:18

Tyreek Hill was asked what goes through his head when a play breaks down and Patrick Mahomes is forced to improvise, and the Chiefs' wide receiver basically body-shamed his starting quarterback."When you see his slow behind roll out," Hill began, "or whatever he's doing, in my mind I go to, ...

Chiefs’ league-worst defense becomes best on third downs

Football 10/03/18, 13:38

It would take a Nobel Prize-winning mathematician, or perhaps psychologist, to reconcile one of the biggest statistical oddities involving the Kansas City Chiefs this season.They have the NFL's worst defense by a longshot, allowing more than 450 yards per game, and they appear to be equally inept at stopping the ...

Kander, citing mental health concerns, drops out of KC race

Health 10/02/18, 15:06

Jason Kander, a rising star in Democratic politics who narrowly lost a 2016 Senate bid, dropped out of the race for mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, on Tuesday so he could get help for post-traumatic stress and depression that he said he has suffered from for more than a decade.Kander, ...

Chiefs’ Mahomes juggles on-field success, off-field stardom

Football 10/01/18, 03:11

Patrick Mahomes had just finished with a series of patients in the oncology unit at the University of Kansas Hospital when he stepped on an escalator that would carry him to the exits.Waiting for him at the bottom was a mob of hospital workers.Some wanted a quick picture. Others were ...

Carrasco and Bauer stifle Royals’ bats in Indians’ 2-1 win

Baseball 09/30/18, 21:59

Carlos Carrasco was sharp in Cleveland's regular-season finale, then proclaimed himself ready for what's next to come.Carrasco and Trevor Bauer combined for a five-hitter, Francisco Lindor homered and scored twice, and the Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday.Carrasco (17-10) was working with a limited pitch count in ...

Sporting KC, Real Salt Lake play to 1-1 draw

Soccer 09/30/18, 21:51

Ike Opara scored the tying goal in the 52nd minute and Sporting Kansas City played Real Salt Lake to a 1-1 draw Sunday.Sporting K.C, (15-8-7) is two points behind first-place FC Dallas in the Western Conference. Real Salt Lake (13-11-7) sits two points shy of fourth-place Portland — with the ...

Yost to return as Royals’ manager next year

Baseball 09/30/18, 21:49

Ned Yost will return as the Royals' manager next year following Kansas City's poorest season since 2005.Kansas City announced a one-year extension Sunday before the season finale against Cleveland."The harmony in the organization is really important," general manager Dayton Moore said. "We're at a point in time right now where ...

Mondesi’s 3-run HR lifts Royals to 9-4 win over Indians

Baseball 09/29/18, 22:56

Adalberto Mondesi hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 9-4 win over the Cleveleand Indians on Saturday night.Corey Kluber gave up three runs and seven hits in five innings in his final regular season start for Cleveland. Working with a short pitch count in ...

Perez’s single in 10th gives Royals 2-1 win over Indians

Baseball 09/28/18, 04:01

Salvador Perez got the big hit, though Adalberto Mondesi may have made the biggest plays.Before Alex Gordon's walk and Perez's game-winning single in the 10th inning, the fourth walk-off RBI of his career and second in two weeks, it was Mondesi's two-out walk and two steals that set the stage ...

Chiefs spread the wealth on offense during blistering start

Football 09/24/18, 14:38

There was a play midway through the Kansas City Chiefs' 38-27 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in which Patrick Mahomes eluded the pass rush, rolled out to his right and flipped a short, simple pass to running back Kareem Hunt in the flat.He had at least two other wide ...

Chiefs, 49ers heading in opposite directions through 3 weeks

Football 09/24/18, 02:37

The Kansas City Chiefs are on an upward trajectory, their blistering start spearheaded by a young, transcendent quarterback in Patrick Mahomes who is already setting NFL records.The San Francisco 49ers are the opposite in every way.Not only were they soundly beaten in a 38-27 loss at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, ...

Mahomes throws 3 TD passes as Chiefs beat 49ers, 38-27

Sports 09/23/18, 20:06

Patrick Mahomes was flushed from the pocket and scrambled all the way to his left, only to realize that just about everybody wearing a Chiefs helmet was on the opposite side of the field.It was a rookie mistake by the second-year pro, one he turned into more early season magic.Mahomes ...

49ers fear QB Garoppolo sustained season-ending ACL injury

Sports 09/23/18, 17:28

The 49ers fear quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining an injury to the ACL in his left knee late in Sunday's 38-27 loss to Kansas City .Garoppolo will have an MRI to confirm the severity of the injury, but 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said ...

Chiefs celebrating Mahomes’ big day _ on his birthday

Sports 09/17/18, 14:51

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the Steelers, one that gave the Chiefs a big road win and may have stamped them as the AFC's top team, when someone asked him how he planned to celebrate his birthday.

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