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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Charvarius Ward (35) drops into coverage during] Super Bowl 54 against the San Francisco 49ers in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Chiefs hope to know soon whether cornerback Bashaud Breeland will be suspended to start the season, but they are confident they'll be fine either way with Ward.  (AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File)

Chiefs eye Breeland suspension with confidence in young CBs

Aug. 5, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs hope to know soon whether cornerback Bashaud Breeland will be suspended to start the season. General manager Brett Veach thinks they will be fine either way. Even before the veteran was arrested in South Carolina on multiple charges, including resisting arrest, the Chiefs...

FILE - In this June 4, 2019, file photo, New York Jets offensive guard Kelechi Osemele speaks to reporters at the team's NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. The Kansas City Chiefs have had two players opt out of the upcoming season because of COVID-19. But with the signing of veteran guard Kelechi Osemele, and some key offseason acquisitions at both spots, there may be no positions for which the Chiefs are better able to absorb those losses as they head into training camp. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Chiefs' fortunate offseason helps with COVID-19 opt outs

Aug. 4, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kelechi Osemele was at a birthday party with his girlfriend in a park not long ago when his phone rang, and the two-time Pro Bowl offensive lineman ducked away from the noise to find out who was on the other end. It turned out the Kansas City Chiefs were interested in him. They had...

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back LeSean McCoy (25) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos in Denver. The six-time Pro Bowl running back has finalized a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With the signing, the Bucs add another offensive playmaker to help Tom Brady with his new team. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Buccaneers add veteran RB LeSean McCoy on 1-year contract

Aug. 4, 2020 10:54 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Six-time Pro Bowl running back LeSean McCoy has finalized a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs announced the signing Tuesday, adding yet another offensive playmaker to help Tom Brady with his new team. The 32-year-old McCoy agreed to terms last week and is entering...

Ex-Chiefs player again faces charges, this time for burglary

Jul. 31, 2020 11:01 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs, Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks again faces criminal charges, this time after being accused of stealing purses from a western Missouri property. Saousoalii Siavii Jr., 41, is charged in Cass County with second-degree...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden walks on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans in Oakland, Calif. Dealing with an offseason move to Las Vegas, an overhaul of his defense and contending in a division with Patrick Mahomes and the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs is a tough enough task for Gruden.  It all pales in comparison to trying to keep his players safe from COVID-19 in a city where the coronavirus is spreading.  (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron, File)

Raiders balance Las Vegas move with pandemic

Jul. 30, 2020 6:29 PM EDT

Dealing with an offseason move to Las Vegas, an overhaul of his defense and contending in a division with Patrick Mahomes and the defending Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs is a tough enough task for Raiders coach Jon Gruden. It all pales in comparison to trying to keep his players safe from COVID-19 in a...

FILE- In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a pass during Super Bowl 54 against the San Francisco 49ers in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Super Bowl MVP is joining the ownership group of the Kansas City Royals.(AP Photo/Doug Benc, File)

Patrick Mahomes becoming part owner of Kansas City Royals

Jul. 28, 2020 3:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes is joining the ownership group of the Kansas City Royals. The Royals announced the addition of Mahomes, the star quarterback who led the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl title last season, on Tuesday. Mahomes was once a baseball prospect and was...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs NFL football head coach Andy Reid speaks during a news conference in Aventura, Fla. In seven weeks, the NFL expects to kick off its 101st season with the Super Bowl champion Chiefs hosting Houston. Emphasis on expects (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Chiefs' Reid has plan in place for pandemic-altered camp

Jul. 27, 2020 1:30 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nobody really had any idea what training camp would like look until the NFL and its players' union came to an agreement late last week to dramatically alter the collective bargaining agreement to ensure football in the age of the coronavirus. Andy Reid might well have been the first...

Editorial Roundup:

Jul. 27, 2020 10:01 AM EDT

Omaha World-Herald. July 22, 2020. Let’s not hurt others while we cheer for our sports teams One positive effect of our racial reckoning spurred by the killing of George Floyd under the knee of a police officer has been renewed attention toward treatment of Native Americans. After years of resistance, the...

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) passes against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Chiefs made sure they will have Super Bowl MVP Mahomes around as long as possible. Mahomes agreed to a 10-year extension worth $503 million, according to his agency, Steinberg Sports. The deal is worth $477 million in guarantee mechanisms and includes a no-trade clause and opt-out clauses if guarantee mechanisms are not met. It is the richest contract in professional sports history, surpassing Mike Trout’s $426.5 million deal with the Los Angeles Angels. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Mahomes knows risk, feels safe in return to Chiefs' facility

Jul. 25, 2020 1:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was on every call involving the NFL Players Association and took a significant role in putting in place the return-to-play protocols for training camp. So while he acknowledges “some risk” in returning to the team facility...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive guard Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (76) speaks during a news conference in Aventura, Fla., for the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game. Duvernay-Tardif, of the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs, became the first player to opt out of the upcoming NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

Chiefs' Duvernay-Tardif first to opt out of 2020 NFL season

Jul. 24, 2020 11:17 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif became the first player to opt out of the upcoming NFL season on Friday, choosing to put his medical degree to use on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic rather than helping the Kansas City Chiefs defend their first Super Bowl title...