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Supporters of bringing the Chiefs to Kansas have narrowed their plan and are promising tax cuts

Jun. 18, 2024 10:41 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas lawmakers hoping to lure the Kansas City Chiefs from Missouri are trying to win over skeptical colleagues by narrowing their proposal for encouraging the Super Bowl champions to build a new stadium and by linking it to a plan for broad tax cuts. The...

Kansas lawmakers to debate whether wooing the Chiefs with new stadium is worth the cost

Jun. 17, 2024 21:23 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators trying to lure the Kansas City Chiefs to their state argue that helping the Super Bowl champions build a new stadium could bring Kansas millions of dollars in income taxes from players and coaches, which are currently going to Missouri. Some...

Kansas lawmakers poised to lure Kansas City Chiefs from Missouri, despite economists' concerns

Jun. 15, 2024 11:57 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A 170-year-old rivalry is flaring up as Kansas lawmakers try to snatch the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs away from Missouri even though economists long ago concluded subsidizing pro sports isn't worth the cost. The Kansas Legislature's top leaders...

U.S. Olympic trials feels like Super Bowl of swimming at home of NFL Colts

Jun. 14, 2024 18:42 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The U.S. Olympic swimming trials will make a splash on their grandest stage yet — a temporary pool inside the massive domed stadium that is home to the NFL's Indianapolis Colts. The powerhouse American team will be determined over the nine-day, prime-time...

Kansas leaders and new group ramp up efforts to lure the Kansas City Chiefs from Missouri

Jun. 04, 2024 20:45 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Top Kansas legislators have intensified efforts to woo the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs by offering to let the professional football franchise shape a plan for using state bonds to finance a new stadium in Kansas. Kansas House Speaker Dan Hawkins and...

New Orleans plans to spiff up as host of next year's Super Bowl

Jun. 04, 2024 17:11 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans hosts its 11th Super Bowl next year and the preparations involve showcasing the city's heralded architecture, music, food and celebratory culture while addressing its myriad challenges, including crime, pockets of homelessness and an antiquated drainage system. ...

Biden breaks unofficial rule about headwear while hosting the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs

May. 31, 2024 20:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden welcomed the Kansas City Chiefs to the White House on Friday, lauding the back-to-back Super Bowl champion team for its sportsmanship on and off the field, and breaking an unofficial political rule about headwear. He tried on a Chiefs helmet the team gave him...

At the 'Super Bowl of Swine,' global barbecuing traditions are the wood-smoked flavor of the day

May. 23, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — The smell of wood fire wafting on the breeze is the first sense that gets triggered at the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest in Memphis, where smoke is as essential an ingredient as salt. For the teams that annually compete at the so-called Super...

Fox's Greg Olsen wins top analyst at Sports Emmy Awards and CBS' Super Bowl coverage wins top event

May. 22, 2024 01:01 AM EDT

Tom Brady is coming into the booth of Fox Sports top NFL team with seven Super Bowl rings. Greg Olsen is leaving it with another Sports Emmy award. After being named Outstanding Emerging On-Air Talent last year, Olsen was named the top Event Analyst during the...

Grand champion crowned the best in pork at barbecue world championship in Memphis

May. 18, 2024 23:53 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (AP) — The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest crowned a grand prize winner Saturday after hundreds of dedicated pitmasters sweated through smoke to be named the best in pork. The Shed BBQ and Blues Joint from Ocean Springs, Mississippi, won the whole hog...