Storm dumps snow on Midwest; at least 5 dead in crashes

U.S. 01/12/19, 18:40

A massive winter snowstorm that blanketed several Midwest states was a factor in at least five road deaths on Saturday and forced the grounds crew to scramble to clear snow from Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City ahead of the NFL divisional playoff game. The storm moved into Kansas and Nebraska from ...

Chill out! Chiefs’ Andy Reid urges KC fans to nix snowballs

Football 01/12/19, 18:07

Chiefs coach Andy Reid was summoned to the corner of Arrowhead Stadium during Saturday's playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts to get fans to stop throwing snowballs on the field.Reid wasn't happy about it, either.The officials called him over from the Kansas City sideline during the two-minute warning in the ...

Chiefs aim to rewrite playoff history vs nemesis Colts

Football 01/11/19, 14:03

Given the postseason history involving Indianapolis and Kansas City over the years, Andrew Luck and the Colts have every reason to feel confident heading to Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday.The Chiefs have every reason to believe they're due.Four times the teams have met in the playoffs, twice in the wild-card round ...

Schlitterbahn mum on plans for water park where boy died

Texas 01/11/19, 11:30

The operators of a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated aren't saying whether the attraction will open for the upcoming season.Schlitterbahn spokeswoman Winter Prosapio said Friday in an email that the Texas-based company doesn't have an announcement "at this time" about the park where Caleb Schwab died ...

Offensive star power headlines Colts-Chiefs showdown

Football 01/10/19, 16:02

Eric Ebron has seen the forecast for Saturday's divisional playoff game between the Indianapolis Colts and Kansas City Chiefs, where even the most optimistic of meteorologists are pegging the chances of rain or snow at about 50 percent.It doesn't bother him. The Colts tight end played in plenty of cold ...

Outfielder Jon Jay, White Sox finalize $4M, 1-year contract

Baseball 01/10/19, 14:34

Free agent outfielder Jon Jay and the Chicago White Sox have finalized a $4 million, one-year contract.The 33-year-old Jay played for Kansas City and Arizona last season, batting .268 with three homers and 40 RBIs in 143 games. He also made at least 24 starts at each spot in the ...

Lawson leads No. 7 Kansas past No. 25 TCU 77-68

Sports 01/09/19, 23:34

Dedric Lawson had 31 points and 14 rebounds, Lagerald Vick added 12 points and four assists and No. 7 Kansas defeated No. 25 TCU 77-68 on Wednesday night.Kansas City native Ochai Agbaji also added seven points four rebounds for Kansas (12-2, 2-1 Big 12) after relinquishing his redshirt eligibility on ...

Chiefs’ Mahomes ready for postseason debut against Colts

Football 01/07/19, 15:01

The Kansas City Chiefs didn't draft Patrick Mahomes merely to make the playoffs.Matt Cassel accomplished that, and quarterbacks Steve Bono, Elvis Grbac, Trent Green and Alex Smith went one better by making it to the divisional round. Smith even won a wild-card game, the first playoff victory by the long-suffering ...

Chiefs look ahead to divisional round aware of playoff flops

Football 01/03/19, 16:32

Justin Houston wouldn't let the question come out before cutting it off. Fullback Anthony Sherman was even less accommodating than the bruising linebacker of the Kansas City Chiefs.His response came with a glare.You see, the Chiefs had just wrapped up their third consecutive AFC West title and the No. 1 ...

No. 1 seed Chiefs spending playoff bye week getting healthy

Football 01/02/19, 11:45

The Kansas City Chiefs went into their regular-season finale with a lot riding on the outcome.Beat the Raiders and they would have their third consecutive AFC West championship and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs, not to mention home-field advantage throughout. Lose to their longtime division rivals and risk ...

Chiefs romp past Raiders 35-3 to clinch AFC West, No. 1 seed

Football 12/30/18, 19:13

The Chiefs finally clinched their third consecutive AFC West title and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs, and Patrick Mahomes and the rest of Kansas City's offense continued to shatter records in a 35-3 whitewash of the rebuilding Oakland Raiders on Sunday.Mahomes threw for 281 yards, highlighted by a ...

Chiefs aim for AFC West title, No. 1 seed against Raiders

Football 12/27/18, 16:48

The Kansas City Chiefs could have taken this week off, assured of not only their third consecutive AFC West title but also the No. 1 seed in the playoffs before the Oakland Raiders came to town.Instead, they'll have everything on the line Sunday.The Chiefs blew a fourth-quarter lead against the ...

Chiefs’ Ford, Jones lone bright spots in shaky defense

Football 12/27/18, 14:34

Twice in a span of three years the Kansas City Chiefs spent their top draft pick on defense, and the response from their fan base was a collective shrug followed by some frantic Google searches.Who had heard of Dee Ford outside the SEC? Or Chris Jones, for that matter?Ford was ...

Chiefs’ Mahomes has been strikingly consistent in MVP run

Football 12/26/18, 14:58

Patrick Mahomes awoke early on Tuesday to open presents with his little sister and the rest of his family, then the Chiefs quarterback hopped in his car for a quick trip to Arrowhead Stadium.Where he watched film. On Christmas.He got in his usual couple of hours of game-week prep on ...

Chiefs fall to 0-2 when trying to clinch AFC’s top seed

Sports 12/24/18, 14:40

The Chiefs had a chance to wrap up a third consecutive AFC West title and the No. 1 seed in the playoffs with two weeks to go, only to watch Philip Rivers lead the Los Angeles Chargers to a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns in a comeback.The Chiefs got a do-over ...

Kansas to pay $1.1M in wrongful conviction look-alike case

U.S. 12/19/18, 20:41

Kansas has agreed to pay $1.1 million to a man who spent 17 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of a robbery that he says was committed by someone who looks just like him. Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said Tuesday that a settlement was reached Monday with 42-year-old Richard ...

Kansas, K-State butt heads as early signing period opens

Football 12/19/18, 18:06

The first head-to-head showdown between Kansas coach Les Miles and Kansas State counterpart Chris Klieman was waged not on a football field but in classrooms and living rooms.Give this one to the Wildcats.During a packed news conference at Free State High School in Lawrence, not far from where Miles will ...

Chiefs left to stew over missed chances against Chargers

Football 12/14/18, 13:42

The Kansas City Chiefs will have 10 days to stew over Mike Williams' touchdown catch, Philip Rivers' wave as he trotted off the field and the golden opportunity they let slip away Thursday night.They had led the Los Angeles Chargers nearly wire-to-wire, taking an early 14-0 lead and looking every ...

Chiefs defense collapses in 4th quarter against Chargers

Football 12/14/18, 01:26

Eric Berry made his long-awaited return to the field, Chris Jones piled up some more sacks to match an NFL record, and the Kansas City Chiefs' maligned defense finally looked like a dominant force for a while.Or at least, one that wouldn't hold back their high-powered offense.But all that was ...

Rivers leads Chargers to last-second comeback win over KC

Football 12/13/18, 23:41

Philip Rivers led the Chargers to a pair of touchdowns in the final minutes, then hit Mike Williams for the go-ahead 2-point conversion with 4 seconds remaining to give Los Angeles a 29-28 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday night.Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) throws a ...

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