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Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

More Sports / Football May 14, 2019

Longtime NFL coach Gunther Cunningham dies at 72

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 on to spend ...

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes wins NFL MVP award

More Sports / Football Feb 3, 2019

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes wins NFL MVP award

Patrick Mahomes' breathtaking breakthrough season has earned him the NFL's Most Valuable Player award. The Chiefs quarterback landed a pair of honors at the NFL Honors on Saturday night, taking The Associated Press 2018 MVP and Offensive Player of the Year awards. In his second ...

Chargers outscore Chiefs in thriller

More Sports / Football Dec 14, 2018

Chargers outscore Chiefs in thriller

Arrowhead Stadium was already emptying by the time Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers jogged to the locker room, triumphantly waving his hand as a satisfying cascade of boos washed over him. He had finally beaten the Kansas City Chiefs. It sounded perfect. Rivers led Los Angeles on a ...

Steelers end Chiefs' unbeaten record

More Sports / Football Oct 16, 2017

Steelers end Chiefs' unbeaten record

Le'Veon Bell and the Pittsburgh Steelers spent Sunday beating up on the Kansas City Chiefs. Beating up the goal-post padding, too. The Steelers' star running back churned out 179 yards and a touchdown in a performance reminiscent of January's playoff victory over Kansas City. And Antonio ...

Divisional playoff clashes set

More Sports / Football Jan 14, 2017

Divisional playoff clashes set

The divisional round of the NFL playoffs has a familiar feel. All four of the matchups this weekend are rematches of regular-season games from this season. And Saturday's games feature coaches going against their former teams. Atlanta coach Dan Quinn spent four seasons with Seattle, including ...

More Sports / Football Nov 12, 2016

Chiefs' Kelce fined for towel toss

Turns out that was one costly towel toss for Travis Kelce. The Kansas City Chiefs tight end was fined $24,309 by the NFL on Friday after he protested a non-call by mockingly chucking his towel toward an official and being ejected. Kelce thought Jacksonville's Prince Amukamara ...

More Sports / Football Mar 29, 2016

Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah retires

Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah retired after seven seasons Monday, joining the growing list of players who have walked away from the NFL because of health concerns. Husain had his fifth concussion this season, which sidelined him for five weeks. The 30-year-old player returned ...

Chiefs end playoff drought

More Sports / Football Jan 10, 2016

Chiefs end playoff drought

After 22 years without a playoff victory, the Kansas City Chiefs were determined not to give up the lead this time. The Chiefs had enough points to win after jumping ahead 7-0 in the first 11 seconds, and they used relentless pressure, five turnovers and ...

Manning benched during Broncos loss

More Sports / Football Nov 16, 2015

Manning benched during Broncos loss

Peyton Manning is hurt — and he's sorry he hurt his team. "I thought I felt good enough to play," Manning said Sunday after the worst performance of his career in Denver's 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. "Maybe it was a false feeling or ...

Rodgers, Pack pound Chiefs

More Sports / Football Sep 29, 2015

Rodgers, Pack pound Chiefs

Packers coach Mike McCarthy is running out of superlatives to describe Aaron Rodgers. Every week, his MVP quarterback dissects defenses in painstakingly methodical fashion. Rodgers threw for 333 yards and five touchdowns, including three to Randall Cobb, and Green Bay beat the Kansas City Chiefs 38-28 ...