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8 macaroni penguins hatch at Kansas City Zoo

Dec. 10, 2019 6:13 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eight fluffy macaroni penguin chicks have been born at the Kansas City Zoo. Their eggs were flown in from SeaWorld San Diego and hatched in incubators in Kansas City, the zoo announced Tuesday. It is the first time in the zoo's 110-year history that it has been home to this species...

Chiefs lean on defense to beat Patriots in New England

Dec. 9, 2019 2:16 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have won plenty of games the past couple of years with their offense. On Sunday, the Chiefs won one with their defense. The much-maligned group, which underwent a massive offseason overhaul, played unquestionably its best game of the season...

Royals sign former All-Star Rosenthal to minor league deal

Dec. 7, 2019 11:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals signed former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal to a minor league contract that calls for a $2 million salary in the major leagues and an invitation to big league spring training. Rosenthal could earn up to $2.25 million in bonuses while on the major league...

Chiefs head into Patriots showdown with ground game in flux

Dec. 7, 2019 11:58 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will head into arguably their biggest game of the season Sunday in New England with the very real possibility that their leading rusher could be a running back that joined the team just a few days ago. Not that it seems to make much difference for them. For...

Patriots, Chiefs set to meet in AFC championship rematch

Dec. 5, 2019 6:27 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Chiefs coach Andy Reid's expectations are simple heading into Kansas City's latest matchup with the Patriots. “I think they know us, and we know them. You get in and you battle,” Reid said. That was exactly what the teams did in their two meetings last season. New...

Chiefs and Patriots plenty familiar ahead of Sunday showdown

Dec. 5, 2019 2:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have been dominant against the AFC West since Andy Reid’s arrival in 2013, winning so often against their most frequent opponents that it's little surprise they’re close to wrapping up a third straight division title. The Chiefs should be just...

Kansas City police say detective fatally shot man, gun found

Dec. 3, 2019 6:17 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say a detective shot and killed a man at a home on the city’s east side. Spokesman Tim Hernandez said Tuesday’s confrontation began after officers were investigating a disturbance between two vehicles. When a police helicopter tracked one of the...

Royals agree with LHP Montgomery on $3.1 million contract

Dec. 2, 2019 7:23 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals and left-hander Mike Montgomery, the club’s once-heralded prospect, agreed to a $3.1 million contract for next season on Monday to avoid salary arbitration. Montgomery was traded to the Rays as part of a blockbuster deal in 2012. He went on to pitch for the...

Chiefs defense rounding into form for trip to New England

Dec. 2, 2019 4:18 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The biggest culprit in the Kansas City Chiefs’ loss to the New England Patriots in last season’s AFC championship game was their defense. It failed to stop Tom Brady and Co. down the stretch and in overtime in a crushing home defeat. So the Chiefs spent the offseason...

Raiders’ Carr goes bust again vs Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium

Dec. 1, 2019 9:10 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derek Carr walked into Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday with a chance not only to silence his ever-growing chorus of critics but also give the Oakland Raiders a piece of the AFC West lead. He walked out having failed on all accounts. The Kansas City Chiefs harassed Carr all game long,...