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Star QB's Mom Sets NFL Announcer Straight

Patrick Mahomes' mother faulted ESPN announcer for calling her son 'Pat'

(Newser) - Attention, NFL announcers. It's Patrick Mahomes, not Pat Mahomes. Just ask his mother. Randi Mahomes, whose son is the superstar quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, was watching her boy play Monday night when she issued this tweet : "If this announcer doesn’t stop calling my son Pat.... More »

'Moment of Unity' Booed at NFL Opener

17K fans were allowed into Arrowhead Stadium

(Newser) - Ahead of Thursday night's NFL opener in Kansas City, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Houston Texans linked arms for what was supposed to be a show of unity. But in what the Guardian calls a "dismal start" to the season, fans booed and jeered during what the... More »

For Chiefs Fans, No More Headdresses

Team makes other changes but says nothing about its name

(Newser) - Now that Washington's football team has decided it will no longer be the Redskins , Kansas City's team is reconsidering its imagery and practices. The Chiefs announced Thursday that fans will no longer be allowed to wear headdresses or Native American-themed face paint to home games, the Washington Post... More »

He's the First Half-Billion-Dollar Player Ever in Sports

Kansas City Chiefs agree to 10-year contract extension worth $503M for Patrick Mahomes

(Newser) - The Kansas City Chiefs have agreed to a 10-year contract extension with quarterback Patrick Mahomes that is worth $503 million, making him "the first half billion dollar player in sports history," his agency tweeted . The Super Bowl MVP's contract is the richest-ever not just at the NFL... More »

Trump Congratulates the Wrong State After Super Bowl

Former Missouri senator calls him a 'stone cold idiot'

(Newser) - After the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl on Sunday, President Trump offered hearty congratulations to the wrong state. "Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs on a great game, and a fantastic comeback, under immense pressure. You represented the Great State of Kansas and, in fact, the entire... More »

The 2020 Super Bowl Champ Is Crowned

Kansas City comes from behind late to beat San Francisco

(Newser) - Super Bowl 54 is in the books, and the Kansas City Chiefs are the new Super Bowl champions. KC came from behind late—they trailed 20-10 with about 6 minutes left—to beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20, per ESPN . Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes—the game's MVP—threw two... More »

Before Kickoff, Players Stand on 24-Yard-Lines, for a Reason

It's a tribute to Kobe

(Newser) - The Super Bowl is here. Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs are facing off against Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers in Florida. And before football's biggest game, the players for both teams lined up on their 24-yard-lines for a tribute to one of the best players... More »

Super Bowl Odds Are Out, and It's Tight

Chiefs are 1-point favorites over 49ers

(Newser) - When the season started, the Kansas City Chiefs were the betting favorites to win the Super Bowl, notes Sports Illustrated . Now that the season is almost over, they remain the favorites, though slight ones. Vegas bookies have the team as 1- or 1.5-point favorites to beat the San Francisco... More »

Pay Up or I'll 'Kill All You All,' Relative Allegedly Told NFL Star

Tyrann Mathieu signed new deal, then came the extortion attempt

(Newser) - NFL star Tyrann Mathieu has been dealing with extortion attempts and death threats—allegedly from a member of his own family. The defensive back, who signed a three-year, $42 million deal with the Kansas City Chiefs in March, received a phone call the next month from a distant relative in... More »

Team Owner Is 'Deeply Disturbed' by Recording

Chiefs owner Clark Hunt reacts to audio of Tyreek Hill

(Newser) - Chiefs owner Clark Hunt said he was "deeply disturbed" by audio of Tyreek Hill discussing injuries to his 3-year-old son but declined to elaborate on the case citing an ongoing criminal investigation, the AP reports. The most visible face of the Chiefs' ownership family, Hunt spoke briefly with reporters... More »

'Daddy Did It': NFL Player Suspended After Tape Airs

Kansas City Chief Tyreek Hill's fiancee allegedly accuses him of child abuse

(Newser) - A wide receiver for the Kansas City Chiefs has been suspended after a local news station got its hands on a recording that suggests domestic violence involving a young child. The Kansas City Star reports on an 11-minute audio file sent to KCTV5 that appears to contain a conversation between... More »

NFL Suspends Kareem Hunt Over Violence Off the Field

Star running back will miss 8 games after investigation into reported attacks

(Newser) - The NFL has suspended Kareem Hunt for half of next season after an investigation of off-field violence involving the Pro Bowl running back. Hunt said he won't appeal the decision, Cleveland.com reports, and the Browns tweeted his statement saying, "I know that my behavior hurt a lot... More »

Tom Brady's 'Classy' Gesture to Losing QB

Patriots star went to Chiefs' locker room to speak to Patrick Mahomes after game

(Newser) - Classic game, "classy" gesture afterward. When the Patriots beat the Chiefs in overtime to reach the Super Bowl, Tom Brady made an unusual move in regard to opposing quarterback Patrick Mahomes. Reporter Jeff Darlington of ESPN tweeted that "Brady just quietly approached a security guard waiting outside the... More »

Patriots Make 3rd Straight Super Bowl

'That was a hell of a game,' says Tom Brady

(Newser) - It's the dead of winter, meaning the weather in New England can be brutal. And that the Patriots are headed to the Super Bowl. It took them overtime and more of Tom Brady's brilliance to get there—for the third straight year. While the folks back home dealt... More »

Dave? Dave? Kansas City Man Gets Tickets for Being Kind

Offensive lineman Jeff Allen just had to find him

(Newser) - A random act of kindness has netted AFC Championship tickets for a man called Dave who helped dig a Kansas City Chief out of the snow, the AP reports. Offensive linesman Jeff Allen posted on Twitter that his car got stuck as he was heading to Arrowhead Stadium to take... More »

NFL Player Cut After Video With Woman Surfaces

Kansas City Chiefs say Kareem Hunt 'was not truthful' when discussing the incident

(Newser) - The Kansas City Chiefs learned of an incident earlier this year involving running back Kareem Hunt and a woman—but when the management team confronted him about it, "Kareem was not truthful," the team said Friday. Those lies became all too clear with TMZ Sports' Friday release of... More »

NFL Reportedly Refuses to Let Player Use 'MD' on Uniform

Kansas City's Laurent Duvernay-Tardif got his medical degree this year

(Newser) - Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is unique in the NFL: The offensive lineman for the Kansas City Chiefs is also officially a medical doctor, having earned his degree earlier this year from Canada's McGill University, reports Fox News . Duvernay-Tardif now wants to celebrate his accomplishment by putting "MD" before his name... More »

For $2, Watch KC Chiefs Play ... in -15 Degrees

Kansas City just one of Sunday's games facing severe cold

(Newser) - For those wanting to see the Kansas City Chiefs take on the Tennesee Titans in hopes of sealing a playoff berth, all you needed Sunday was $2 and whole heck of a lot of inner fortitude, reports the AP . Of course, that's assuming you can handle the minus-15 wind... More »

Cops: Oklahoma Airport Murder Wasn't Random

Victim is the father of a Kansas City Chiefs player

(Newser) - Oklahoma City police investigators are trying to figure out why a man waited to gun down an airline employee outside Will Rogers World Airport in an ambush that prompted authorities to shut down the state's busiest airport for hours. Police Capt. Paco Balderrama says the suspected shooter was found... More »

NFL: We Blew It on Penalty Over Muslim Prayer

League says KC player should not have been flagged

(Newser) - The NFL is getting quicker with its mea culpas: Amid another growing controversy , the league admitted its mistake today in penalizing a player over a Muslim prayer on the field last night, reports the Kansas City Star . In the game, referees flagged Chiefs player Husain Abdullah, a devout Muslim, after... More »

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