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NFL training camps get underway as rookies start reporting this week

Jul. 15, 2024 13:59 PM EDT

The short summer vacation is over for NFL players. It’s time to begin the journey to Super Bowl 59. Coming off a disappointing finish in the AFC championship game, the Baltimore Ravens became the first team to open training camp when they welcomed rookies on Saturday. Nineteen more...

Serena Williams hosts an ESPY awards show celebrating landmark year for women's sports

Jul. 12, 2024 00:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led by host Serena Williams, The ESPYS celebrated a landmark year for women's sports, with Simone Biles, A'ja Wilson, Caitlin Clark, Dawn Staley and JuJu Watkins among the honorees on Thursday night. Staley, coach of the national champion South Carolina women’s...

Chiefs give nod to winning 'Tom & Jerry' play in jewel-filled Super Bowl ring

Jun. 14, 2024 00:48 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs showed off their glitzy new Super Bowl rings that sparkled with diamonds, rubies — and “Tom & Jerry.” The championship-winning Chiefs gathered inside the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art on Thursday night to...

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...

Super Bowl champion Chiefs dive into voluntary workouts amid an offseason full of distractions

May. 22, 2024 16:57 PM EDT

Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid is hoping for a much quieter rest of the offseason now that the defending Super Bowl champions have reconvened for a series of voluntary workouts, culminating with their mandatory minicamp in the middle of next month. Whether it's been the...

Chiefs' Mahomes: Butker entitled to his beliefs, even though the QB doesn't always agree with him

May. 22, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes said Wednesday that while he doesn't agree with all the beliefs espoused by kicker Harrison Butker during a recent commencement address, the Chiefs quarterback nevertheless respects his teammate's right to make them be known. Butker delivered...

NFL schedule makers didn't seek out a Chiefs game close to a Taylor Swift concert

May. 16, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

Creating the NFL schedule is a complicated process that requires tens of thousands of computers coming up with countless possibilities over a process that lasts about four months. There are several sometimes competing factors at play from keeping all of the television partners happy,...

The NFL schedule-makers have the Chiefs playing on every day but Tuesday next season

May. 16, 2024 06:11 AM EDT

With their record-setting quarterback and pop-star dating tight end, the Kansas City Chiefs were the NFL's version of the Beatles last season. This season Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and the Chiefs will be as close to matching the Beatles' “Eight Days a Week” as any NFL team in...

'Stepchild' of the Triple Crown? Debate lingers over restoring the prestige of the Preakness

May. 16, 2024 06:05 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — D. Wayne Lukas sat in his corner of the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course earlier this week and pointed several stalls down. “Thank God the Derby horse came,” Lukas said, referring to Kentucky Derby winner Mystik Dan running in the Preakness. “It isn’t...

NFL's late Sunday afternoon doubleheader window continues to get the most scrutiny and viewers

May. 16, 2024 06:04 AM EDT

When the NFL schedule gets released, fans and commentators obsess over how many prime-time appearances teams will make. However, the biggest competition and most attention when it comes to formulating the schedule each year is the late afternoon window for Fox and CBS. ...