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Former Chiefs Assistant Coach Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

Britt Reid injured 5-year-old girl in DWI crash

(Newser) - Update: Former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid was sentenced on Tuesday to three years in prison for driving drunk, speeding, and hitting two parked cars last year, leaving a 5-year-old girl with a serious brain injury. Reid, son of Chiefs coach Andy Reid, pleaded guilty in September to...

Len Dawson Led Chiefs to First Super Bowl
Len Dawson Led Chiefs
to First Super Bowl
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Len Dawson Led Chiefs to First Super Bowl

Quarterback helped build league's fan base on ' Inside the NFL'

(Newser) - Whether it was in the huddle during the early days of the AFL or behind the microphone as the NFL grew into the behemoth it is today, Len Dawson carried himself with an unmistakable swagger and self-assurance that earned him the well-worn nickname "Lenny the Cool." He was...

Chiefs Fans Redirect Donations to Buffalo

Gifts change direction when Kansas City learns about Bills fans' tradition of giving

(Newser) - Their team was 6 points better than Buffalo on Sunday, but Kansas City Chiefs fans are nonetheless taking a page out of the Bills' playbook. Buffalo's fans have a tradition of donating en masse to a charity chosen by their opponent. After the Chiefs' wild 42-36 playoff win Sunday...

A Game for the Ages Sparks Call for Rule Change
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A Game for the Ages Sparks Call for Rule Change

Chiefs beat the Bills in OT, and Buffalo didn't get a chance to touch the ball

(Newser) - All four NFL playoff games over the weekend were decided on the final play, but it's how the last game finished that has a lot of sportswriters agitated. The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Buffalo Bills 42-36 in overtime, and critics say the league's OT rules badly need...

KC Chiefs to Take Care of Girl in Britt Reid Crash for Life

NFL team will offer lifetime medical, financial support for Ariel Young, who was 5 when injured

(Newser) - Update: The little girl seriously injured in a February car crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid is now set with a lifetime of support from the NFL team. According to a joint statement from the Chiefs and attorneys for the family of Ariel Young, who was...

Girl in Coma After Crash Involving Chiefs Coach Wakes

But Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach may still be out of a job

(Newser) - A 5-year-old girl who suffered life-threatening injuries in a crash with a Kansas City Chiefs coach earlier this month is out of a coma. Ariel Young awoke Monday, 11 days after Britt Reid struck her family's vehicle on a highway on-ramp near the team practice facility in Kansas City,...

Chiefs Put a Coach on Leave After Crash That Hurt Kids

Britt Reid is under investigation

(Newser) - Kansas City Chiefs outside linebackers coach Britt Reid, the son of head coach Andy Reid, has been placed on administrative leave during an investigation into a crash that left two young children injured, one critically, the team announced Tuesday. The team has said Britt Reid was involved in a multi-vehicle...

For Tom Brady, It's Super Bowl Ring No. 7
For Tom Brady, It's
Super Bowl Ring No. 7
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For Tom Brady, It's Super Bowl Ring No. 7

Tampa Bay Buccaneers easily defeat the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl

(Newser) - In the end, the much-awaited matchup wasn't much of a contest. Tom Brady won his record seventh Super Bowl Sunday as his Tampa Bay Buccaneers overpowered the Kansas City Chiefs, 31-9. The 43-year-old Brady threw for three touchdowns, including two to his old teammate on the New England Patriots,...

Before the Super Bowl, a New Star Poet Speaks
Before the Super Bowl,
a New Star Poet Speaks
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Before the Super Bowl, a New Star Poet Speaks

Amanda Gorman recites a tribute to COVID heroes before kickoff

(Newser) - Super Bowl LV had an unusual kickoff to the kickoff. Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet who gained fame at President Biden's inauguration, recited a poem in the pregame festivities. This, as you may have guessed, is a first for the NFL, reports the New York Times . Called "Chorus...

Impairment Being Investigated in Crash Involving Chiefs Coach

Two children were injured—one seriously

(Newser) - A multi-vehicle crash involving Kansas City Chiefs assistant linebacker coach Britt Reid left a 5-year-old child with life-threatening injuries, KSHB reports. Authorities are trying to determine whether impairment played a role in the crash, which happened around 9pm Thursday on an I-435 onramp in Kansas City, near the Chiefs’ practice...

Buccaneers Will Face Chiefs in Super Bowl
It's Another
Super Bowl
for Tom Brady

It's Another Super Bowl for Tom Brady

Buccaneers will face Chiefs in Tampa

(Newser) - It took the Kansas City Chiefs five frustrating decades to make their second Super Bowl appearance. Now, the defending champs are headed there for the second straight year. Showing no lingering effects from his concussion, Patrick Mahomes sliced up Buffalo's secondary with ruthless efficiency Sunday night, helping the Chiefs...

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....

'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...

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...

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...

Trump Congratulates Wrong State After Super Bowl
Trump Congratulates the
Wrong State After Super Bowl
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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...

After Dramatic Late Burst, Chiefs Are the Champs
The 2020 Super Bowl
Champ Is Crowned
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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