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Cleveland Browns new NFL football head coach Kevin Stefanski answers a question during a news conference at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020. (AP Photo/Phil Long)

AP source: Browns interview Vikings assistant GM for opening

Jan. 20, 2020 3:29 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have interviewed Vikings assistant general manger George Paton for their GM opening, a person familiar with the team's itinerary told The Associated Press on Monday. Paton, who worked with new Browns coach Kevin Stefanski, met with the team's search committee —...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes celebrates with the Kansas City Chiefs after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs stick to game plan in AFC title game win over Titans

Jan. 20, 2020 3:17 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs advanced to their first Super Bowl in 50 years by doing things decidedly their way. They let Patrick Mahomes and their potent offense wing the ball all over the field, never worrying for a moment that they were being too cavalier. They stuffed the line of...

Police: 2 dead, 15 hurt in shooting outside Kansas City bar

Jan. 20, 2020 3:02 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An armed security guard shot and killed a man suspected of fatally shooting a woman and injuring 15 more people outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri, police said Monday. A motive for the attack shortly before midnight Sunday outside 9ine Ultra Lounge was not immediately clear....

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda is shown during a press conference in Baton Rouge, La. Baylor hired LSU defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as its new head coach Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, three days after the Tigers completed their undefeated national championship. (G. Andrew Boyd/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP, File)

New Baylor coach Aranda sensed something special with Bears

Jan. 20, 2020 2:01 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Dave Aranda sensed something special about Baylor even before the Bears were looking for a new head coach. “I could see the togetherness of the team, I could see the toughness of the team,” said Aranda, who as national champion LSU's defensive coordinator saw Baylor on...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow walks the sideline in an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Waco, Texas, The NFL’s Carolina Panthers have hired former Baylor defensive coordinator Phil Snow as their new defensive coordinator. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson, File)

Snow rejoins Rhule as Panthers new defensive coordinator

Jan. 20, 2020 1:37 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Phil Snow is rejoining head coach Matt Rhule in Carolina as the new Panthers defensive coordinator. Snow previously served as defensive coordinator under Rhule at Baylor from 2017-19 and Temple from 2013-16. Snow has spent 37 seasons coaching college football, serving as a defensive...

Clark Hunt, part owner, chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs, left, celebrates with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

Mahomes gives Reid best hope to win that elusive Super Bowl

Jan. 20, 2020 2:09 AM EST

Andy Reid revitalized the Kansas City Chiefs the same way he did with the Philadelphia Eagles. He's one win away from finishing the job. The only thing missing from Reid's impressive resume is a Super Bowl title. He is seventh on the career wins list and every coach ahead of him has a championship. Thanks to...

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan celebrates with his dad, Mike, after the NFL NFC Championship football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. The 49ers won 37-20 to advance to Super Bowl 54 against the Kansas City Chiefs. (AP Photo/Matt York)

Mostert lifts 49ers to Super Bowl with 37-20 win vs Packers

Jan. 19, 2020 11:34 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Kyle Shanahan received the NFC championship trophy from his Super Bowl-winning father Mike and raised it to the sky. The San Francisco 49ers have gone on a surprising journey from No. 2 pick in the draft to one of the last two teams standing. They have one of the most...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) sits on the bench during the second half of the NFL NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Rodgers again falls short of another Super Bowl appearance

Jan. 19, 2020 11:25 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — These playoff defeats when he is oh so close sting a bit more for Aaron Rodgers now, at this later stage in his career. “It's a little raw right now. It definitely hurts I'd say a little more than early in your career just because you realize just how difficult it is to...

Kansas City Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes celebrates with the Kansas City Chiefs after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

NFL Today, Conference Championships

Jan. 19, 2020 11:05 PM EST

SCOREBOARD Sun. Jan. 26, Pro Bowl, 3 p.m. EST. The NFL's annual all-star game will be played at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida, with Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson, Minnesota running back Dalvin Cook and Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald among the...

Norma Hunt, left, and her son Clark Hunt, center, owners of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid, second right, celebrate after the NFL AFC Championship football game against the Tennessee Titans Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Kansas City, MO. The Chiefs won 35-24 to advance to Super Bowl 54. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Super Bowl a tossup at legal sports books

Jan. 19, 2020 10:24 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even the bookies are having a problem figuring out a favorite in the Super Bowl. Odds opened at pick 'em Sunday at many Las Vegas sports books, though the Kansas City Chiefs quickly moved to 1-point favorites over the San Francisco 49ers. Early bettors favored the Chiefs in a game that...