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Chiefs celebrate Super Bowl title with parade, rally

Feb 06, 2020 - 2:03 PM

'Next year, we're coming right back here,' coach Andy Reid promises as the Kansas City Chiefs celebrate their first Super Bowl title in 50 years

TOP OF THE WORLD. Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes (center) and the Kansas City Chiefs bask in championship glory. Photo by Ed Zurga/EPA-EFE

Trump misplaces Super Bowl champs Kansas City Chiefs

Feb 03, 2020 - 5:07 PM

US President Donald Trump commits another gaffe as he mentions the wrong state after the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl

BLUNDER. Donald Trump draws laughter from social media after his Twitter blunder regarding the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl win. Photos from Shutterstock (Trump) and Instagram/@chiefs (Damien Williams)

Comeback king Mahomes sparks Chiefs to Super Bowl win

Feb 03, 2020 - 11:58 AM

Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs erase a double-digit deficit to win for the third straight game as Kansas City ends a 50-year Super Bowl title drought

ALL SMILES. Patrick Mahomes (right) and Frank Clark celebrate as the Chiefs win their first Super Bowl since 1970. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

New era beckons as Chiefs, 49ers clash in Super Bowl

Feb 02, 2020 - 8:35 PM

The Super Bowl could mark a changing of the guard for the NFL's quarterback hierarchy as the curtain comes down on the league's 100th season

HISTORY-SEEKING. The Kansas City Chiefs look to win their first Super Bowl title in 50 years. Photo from Instagram/@chiefs

Chiefs, 49ers advance to Super Bowl showdown

Jan 20, 2020 - 12:45 PM

The Chiefs end a 50-year wait for a Super Bowl appearance, while the 49ers try to complete their unfinished business 7 years ago

BREAKTHROUGH. Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes steers the Kansas City Chiefs to the Super Bowl. Photo from Twitter/NFL

Patriots, Chiefs stay unbeaten with NFL road victories

Sep 30, 2019 - 3:28 PM

The New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs both improve to 4-0 with victories over the Buffalo Bills and the Detroit Lions, respectively

KINGS OF NFL. Defending Super Bowl champions New England Patriots continue to dominate. Photo from Twitter/@Patriots

Patriots edge Chiefs to book Super Bowl date with Rams

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:49 AM

New England seeks its third title in 5 seasons after winning Super Bowls in 2016 and 2017

OLD BUT GOLD. Tom Brady (12) leads the New England Patriots to their ninth Super Bowl appearance in 18 seasons. File photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

US designer Kate Spade mourned at hometown funeral

Jun 22, 2018 - 7:53 PM

Friends and family also mourn the death of her father Earl Brosnahan, who died as they prepared for the late afternoon service

Falcons topple Rams, Titans edge Chiefs in NFL playoff openers

Jan 07, 2018 - 3:14 PM

The Titans also advance to a divisional game against either the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots or the Pittsburgh Steelers

TEAM LEADER. Bryant catapults the Falcons to victory over the Rams via 4 field goals. Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Saints, Rams, Chiefs, Panthers clinch playoff spots

Dec 25, 2017 - 11:44 AM

The 4 teams join New England, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Minnesota, and Jacksonville in the playoffs

PLAYOFFS. New Orleans Saints, Los Angeles Rams, Kansas City Chiefs and Carolina Panthers clinch crucial victories to seal spots in the playoffs. Photo from Facebook

Packers, Lions reach NFL playoffs as Chiefs, Falcons earn byes

Jan 02, 2017 - 1:44 PM

The playoff picture takes form after the Green Bay Packers beat the Detroit Lions

CHEESE NATION. Aaron Rodgers threw 4 touchdowns in a playoff-clinching victory. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Royals beat Mets to win first World Series since 1985

Nov 02, 2015 - 2:12 PM

The Royals won a major league record 7 playoff games in come from behind fashion including all 4 of their World Series triumphs

CHAMPIONS. The Kansas City Royals celebrate defeating the New York Mets to win the 2015 World Series. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Royals on brink of World Series crown after beating Mets in Game 4

Nov 01, 2015 - 12:14 PM

Salvador Perez and Mike Moustakas singled in the go ahead runs during an eighth inning comeback to put Kansas City on the verge of its first title in 30 years

ROYAL FLUSH. Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals celebrates after defeating the New York Mets by a score of 5-3 to win Game 4. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

Mets bounce back to rout Royals in World Series Game 3

Oct 31, 2015 - 1:21 PM

The New York Mets blow out the Kansas City Royals in New York but still trail the World Series 1 2

COMEBACK. David Wright of the New York Mets hits a hits an RBI single in the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Royals rip Mets to take 2-0 World Series lead

Oct 29, 2015 - 11:58 AM

Kansas City pitcher Johnny Cueto shuts down the Mets as the World Series heads to New York with the Royals up 2 0

Royals outlast Mets in 14-winning World Series Game 1 thriller

Oct 28, 2015 - 2:16 PM

Eric Hosmer drove in the winning run with a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning to give Kansas City a 5 4 win over the New York Mets

ROYAL FLUSH. Alcides Escobar of the Kansas City Royals reacts after hitting an inside-the-park home run in the first inning against the New York Mets. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

San Francisco Giants win World Series

Oct 30, 2014 - 11:52 AM

The Giants defeat the Royals 4 games to 3 in Major League Baseball s best of 7 final to collect their 8th championship overall and follow up titles in 2010 and 2012

THIRD TIME IN FIVE SEASONS. The San Francisco Giants celebrate their World Series win. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Royals blank Giants to force World Series title showdown

Oct 29, 2014 - 1:02 PM

The Royals tagged the Giants for 7 runs on 8 hits in the second inning on their way to forcing a title deciding matchup for the World Series crown

RUBBER MATCH. Kansas City Royals (L-R) Alex Gordon, Jarrod Dyson and Lorenzo Cain celebrate after defeating the San Francisco Giants in game 6 to force a rubber match for the World Series title. Photo by JOHN G. MABANGLO/EPA

Giants steamroll Royals to level World Series

Oct 26, 2014 - 2:25 PM

The Giants rebounded from back to back losses with a win in Game 4 to even the World Series

GIANT COMEBACK. Buster Posey #28, Pablo Sandoval #48, Hunter Strickland #60, and Brandon Belt #9 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the Kansas City Royals 11-4. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

Royals edge Giants to take World Series lead

Oct 25, 2014 - 1:55 PM

The Royals won their second straight game to take a two games to one lead in Major League Baseball s best of seven World Series

ROYAL FLUSH. Kansas Ciity Royals players Mike Mousakas (L) and Eric Hosmer (R) celebrate after winning Game 3. Photo by Paul Buck/EPA

Royals rip Giants, pull even in World Series

Oct 23, 2014 - 12:43 PM

Omar Infante smashed his first playoff home run to cap a five run outburst giving the Kansas City Royals a 7 2 victory over San Francisco in Game 2

Omar Infante of the Kansas City Royals hits a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning of game two of the World Series. Photo by Dave Kaup/EPA

Giants' Bumgarner shuts down Royals to win World Series Game 1

Oct 22, 2014 - 3:02 PM

The San Francisco Giants stole Game 1 on the road as Bumgarner stretched his record streak of scoreless playoff innings to 32 2 3

Madison Bumgarner struck out five batters over 7 innings to earn the Giants a Game 1 victory. Photo by Jamie Squire/EPA

Giants to face Royals in World Series showdown

Oct 17, 2014 - 2:58 PM

Travis Ishikawa s walk off ninth inning home run sends the San Francisco Giants back to the World Series to face the Kansas City Royals

WALK OFF. San Francisco Giant Travis Ishikawa hits a home run to win the game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the ninth inning to send his team to the World Series. Photo by Monica M. Davey/EPA

Orioles, Royals book American League Championship showdown

Oct 06, 2014 - 2:08 PM

The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals both coming off long MLBl playoff droughts completed series sweeps to advance to the AL Championship

Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (C), Baltimore Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce (R) and Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz (L) celebrate after scoring on a 3-run double in game two. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

NFL penalizes Muslim player for praying after touchdown

Sep 30, 2014 - 3:38 PM

Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah was slapped with a 15 yard penalty in Monday s NFL contest after punctuating a fourth quarter touchdown by dropping to his knees in prayer

Kansas City Chiefs player Husain Abdullah (R) runs the ball in for a touchdown against New England Patriots player Sebastian Vollmer (L) after intercepting a Tom Brady pass. Photo by Larry W. Smith/EPA

3 dead, suspect caught in shootings at Kansas Jewish sites

Apr 14, 2014 - 6:10 AM

The suspect was heard yelling Heil Hitler as officers escorted him away local NBC television affiliate KSHB reported

SHOOTING. A police car is seen at the entrance of the Jewish Community Center after three were killed when a gunman opened fire on April 13, 2014 in Overland Park, Kansas. Police arrested and were questioning a suspect. Jamie Squire/Getty Images/AFP

NFL: Chiefs player Belcher dead in stadium suicide

Dec 02, 2012 - 7:31 AM

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher fatally shot himself at the NFL team s Arrowhead Stadium Saturday December 1 after apparently shooting and killing his girlfriend