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Chiefs' Mahomes making home debut as 49ers visit Arrowhead

Sep. 20, 2018 3:04 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes has never lost an NFL game as the starting quarterback of the Kansas City Chiefs, beating the Broncos last season and the Chargers and Steelers to start this season. He's also never started a game at Arrowhead Stadium. That moment comes Sunday against the San...

Chiefs have invested heavily in protecting Patrick Mahomes

Sep. 20, 2018 2:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It's a good thing Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes prefers takeout to dining in these days, because the first-year starter would be recognized in any restaurant in Kansas City. Not just because of his Mohawk, either. Mahomes is off to a record-setting start to the season, and he...

Chiefs unleash deep, talented arsenal on opposing defenses

Sep. 19, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs were desperate for help at cornerback this past season, especially after trading Marcus Peters, yet general manager Brett Veach made what at the time was a curious decision. He spent what little remained of his salary cap on Sammy Watkins. The Chiefs were...

Prosecutors want 89-year sentence in firefighters' deaths

Sep. 19, 2018 1:23 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors are requesting an 89-year prison term for a woman who set fire to a nail salon resulting in the deaths of two Kansas City firefighters. Forty-six-year-old Thu Hong Nguyen is scheduled to be sentenced Friday. She was convicted in July of six counts including second-degree...

Chiefs celebrating Mahomes' big day _ on his birthday

Sep. 17, 2018 2:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes had just thrown six touchdown passes in a record-setting performance against the Steelers, one that gave the Chiefs a big road win and may have stamped them as the AFC's top team, when someone asked him how he planned to celebrate his birthday. Mahomes said he...

Brewers can't complete rally in 9th, lose to Pirates 3-2

Sep. 17, 2018 4:17 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers manager Craig Counsell says every day is going to be difficult during the final two weeks of the regular season, and the Pittsburgh Pirates showed why. Jesus Aguilar and Domingo Santana hit back-to-back home runs to begin the ninth inning for Milwaukee, but the NL wild-card leaders...

Austin dazzles with bat, glove as Twins beat Royals 9-6

Sep. 16, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There was little for Tyler Austin to be upset about as he headed to the bus on Sunday. The Twins' first baseman had hit one of their four home runs in a 9-6 win over the Kansas City Royals. He had escaped unscathed after making a spectacular catch while flipping into the dugout down...

Kennedy sharp, Gordon with 5 RBIs as Royals beat Twins 10-3

Sep. 15, 2018 11:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Ian Kennedy, Alex Gordon and the rest of the Royals' veterans have been watching as their talented young teammates delivered win after win during a surprising late-season surge. They finally got a piece of the action Saturday night. Kennedy pitched six innings to earn his first win...

Perez hits game-ending slam as Royals beat Twins 8-4

Sep. 15, 2018 1:18 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It has been one rough year for the Kansas City Royals. Not this night, though. This one was fun. Salvador Perez capped Kansas City's five-run ninth inning with a game-ending grand slam, lifting the Royals to an 8-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday. Rosell Herrera sparked...

Judge returns as Yanks rout Jays 11-0, but no hitting yet

Sep. 14, 2018 11:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's wrist got a big hand. The reigning AL Rookie of the Year returned to right field for the first time since his right wrist was broken seven weeks ago, and the crowd of 40,138 at Yankee Stadium greeted him with a pair of standing ovations before the eighth inning of New York's...