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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,...

Chiefs rout Raiders 40-9 to seize AFC West control

Dec. 1, 2019 8:45 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes looked up at the scoreboard late in the third quarter and was stunned to see the Kansas City Chiefs had taken a 31-0 lead over the AFC West rival Oakland Raiders. “I felt like we’d only scored a couple of times,” he said. That’s because...

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Dec. 1, 2019 5:32 PM EST

The Latest on Week 13 in the NFL (all times EST): ___ 5:03 p.m. The Chiefs lead the Raiders 7-0 after the first quarter of their pivotal AFC West showdown. Kansas City came into the game 7-4 and Oakland 6-5, and the Chiefs already have beaten the Raiders on the road. That means a win by the Chiefs gives them a...

Missouri man charged in death of wife found in freezer

Nov. 27, 2019 4:44 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors charged a southwest Missouri man Wednesday with second-degree murder, alleging he killed his wife in 2015 by hitting her in the head with a hammer and strangling her before stowing the body in a freezer at a storage unit. Fifty-seven-year-old Larry Dinwiddie, of...

Chiefs’ Tyreek Hill weathering roller coaster season

Nov. 27, 2019 4:09 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It would be an understatement to say that Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill has had an eventful year, one marked by the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. It began with Hill wrapping up a record-setting season by helping the Chiefs to the AFC title game, a year of performances...