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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy greets a player during the second half of the team's AFC championship NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Kansas City, Mo. One year ago, Bieniemy and San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh missed out on the coaching carousel despite being coordinators of the two Super Bowl teams. The two figure to be near the top of many of the lists of possible head coaching candidates again this offseason when the NFL is hoping some new rules lead to more opportunities for minority coaches. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Chiefs' Bieniemy focused on Browns, not vacant coaching jobs

Jan. 14, 2021 4:11 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Bieniemy spent last week speaking to just about every NFL franchise with a vacant head coaching job. The Chiefs offensive coordinator doesn't want to waste a second on it this week. “Let me just say this: It was an honor and a privilege, but that’s not what we're...

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates as he walks off the field following a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL wild-card playoff football game in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Similarities abound for Browns, Chiefs in first playoff game

Jan. 14, 2021 2:08 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Despite their long and storied histories, with the Cleveland Browns having joined the NFL in 1950 and the Kansas City Chiefs with the AFL-NFL merger some 16 years later, the two franchises have rarely met — and never in the playoffs. They are certainly familiar with each...

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021 file image from video, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. At least four additional companies that have donated to Hawley have announced they are suspending campaign contributions. The announcements by Cerner Corp. in Kansas City, Ameren Corp. and Edward Jones in St. Louis and the Chicago law firm Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner adds to a growing list of donors who have cut ties to the Missouri Republican senator since the attack on the Capitol last week. (Senate Television via AP File)

Hawley, facing fallout, blames media, D.C. 'establishment'

Jan. 13, 2021 6:37 PM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, facing waning support from longtime backers and donors in the wake of the attack at the U.S. Capitol last week, defended himself in a newspaper column Wednesday, accusing the media and “Washington establishment” of deceiving...

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey walks on the field after an NFL preseason football game between the Detroit Lions, in Cleveland. It doesn’t take Andy Reid long when he pops on film of the Browns for the head coach of the Chiefs to see the unmistakable thumbprint of former general manager John Dorsey in their style and personnel. Probably because Reid still sees it on his own team, too. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Browns, Chiefs bear unmistakable thumbprint of their ex-GM

Jan. 13, 2021 4:14 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It doesn't take Andy Reid long when he pops on film of the Cleveland Browns for the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs to see the unmistakable thumbprint of former general manager John Dorsey in their style and personnel. Probably because Reid still sees it on his own team, too....

Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (25) is helped off the field after being injured in the second half of an NFL football game against the New Orleans Saints in New Orleans, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Chiefs' Edwards-Helaire rejoins Hill, others at practice

Jan. 13, 2021 3:31 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire practiced Wednesday for the first time since getting hurt against New Orleans in Week 15, raising hopes the first-round pick can play in the divisional round of the playoffs against Cleveland on Sunday. Edwards-Helaire had been out with a...

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn, left, talks with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid after an NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 3, 2021, in Kansas City. The Chargers won 38-21. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Well-rested Chiefs get back to work with Browns on horizon

Jan. 11, 2021 4:04 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs had to wait until the very last of the six wild-card games played over the weekend to find out who the reigning Super Bowl champions would play in the divisional round of the playoffs. As if they hadn't sat around long enough. The Chiefs clinched the No. 1...

FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll watches the team warm up for an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Orchard Park, N.Y. In his 20th NFL season and third in Buffalo, Daboll has transformed a once plodding, run-oriented attack into one of the league’s top passing units. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)

Jets interview Bills' Daboll, Colts' Eberflus, Rams' Staley

Jan. 10, 2021 9:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets' quickly growing list of head coaching candidates got quite a bit longer Sunday. Buffalo offensive coordinator Brian Daboll and Indianapolis defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus interviewed remotely with New York a day after their teams squared off in a wild-card playoff...

Plitzuweit lifts South Dakota past Kansas City 68-62

Jan. 9, 2021 11:49 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A.J. Plitzuweit registered 19 points and six assists as South Dakota got past Kansas City 68-62 on Saturday night. Stanley Umude had 13 points and seven rebounds for South Dakota (6-6, 4-0 Summit League), which earned its fifth consecutive victory. Mason Archambault added 13 points....

Umude carries South Dakota over UM Kansas City 66-64

Jan. 8, 2021 11:35 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Stanley Umude had 18 points and six rebounds as South Dakota held off UM Kansas City 66-64 on Friday night. A.J. Plitzuweit had 14 points and seven rebounds for South Dakota (5-6, 4-2 Summit League), which won its fourth straight game. South Dakota totaled 26 second-half points, a...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a pass while being chased down by Atlanta Falcons Jacob Tuioti-Mariner during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs enter playoffs favored for rare Super Bowl repeat

Jan. 7, 2021 1:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took five decades for the Kansas City Chiefs to win a second Super Bowl. Now they have the audacity to shoot for two in two years. Yet while Patrick Mahomes and Co. are the favorites at just about every sports book, bar or barbershop heading into the playoffs, the road to a...