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Man driving when Missouri boy was fatally shot gets 15 years

Jan. 23, 2019 7:17 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who was driving a vehicle when a passenger started shooting at a Missouri home, killing a sleeping 3-year-old boy, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. KMBC reports 26-year-old SirTerry Stevenson pleaded guilty Wednesday to second-degree murder and three other charges in...

Chiefs fire defensive coordinator Sutton after loss to Pats

Jan. 22, 2019 9:45 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs fired defensive coordinator Bob Sutton on Tuesday, just two days after Kansas City failed to stop Tom Brady and the New England Patriots on what turned out to be the only possession of overtime in a crushing 37-31 playoff defeat. Chiefs coach Andy Reid announced the...

NFL investigating laser pointed at Brady in AFC title game

Jan. 22, 2019 2:46 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — NFL security is investigating whether a fan attempted to shine a laser into the face of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during their AFC championship game victory over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. Local television stations posted footage Tuesday that showed a green light...

Bummed out Chiefs head into offseason full of optimism

Jan. 21, 2019 3:42 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs came within a heartbeat of returning to the Super Bowl for the first time in 49 years, taking the greatest dynasty in NFL history to overtime in the AFC title game. Instead, they are stuck with more heartache for an entire offseason. Yet with All-Pro...

The Latest: Mahomes sets up FG, Chiefs-Patriots going to OT

Jan. 21, 2019 3:14 PM EST

The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 10 p.m. The Patriots and Chiefs are headed to overtime in the AFC championship game after a frantic fourth quarter in which New England scored a pair of touchdowns and Kansas City scored three of them. Harrison Butker added a 39-yard field goal with...

Column: Officiating helps determine Super Bowl teams

Jan. 21, 2019 11:39 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The last thing the NFL would ever want is for an officiating mistake to decide the Super Bowl. On Sunday, the league might have made enough errors to determine both teams that will play in the championship game in two weeks. The most egregious gaffe came in the NFC title game in New...

Patriots make 3rd straight Super Bowl, beat Chiefs 37-31 OT

Jan. 21, 2019 6:20 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It's the dead of winter, meaning the weather in New England can be brutal. And that the Patriots are headed to the Super Bowl. It took them overtime and more of Tom Brady's brilliance to get there — for the third straight year. While the folks back home dealt with a frigid...

Veteran Patriots beat Chiefs to return to Super Bowl

Jan. 21, 2019 3:58 AM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots did what they've done for the better part of two decades. Make plays when the game is on the line. The most accomplished quarterback in NFL history led the Patriots downfield in overtime, surgically converting a trio of third-and-10s, and gave...

Chiefs' defense collapses in 37-31 OT loss to Patriots

Jan. 20, 2019 11:47 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The dominant storyline all week had been how the AFC championship game represented a passing of the torch, from Tom Brady to Patrick Mahomes and the New England Patriots to the Kansas City Chiefs. Must have lit a fire under the Pats. The team that has been there, done that —...

Chiefs' Mahomes overcomes slow first half, gets no OT shot

Jan. 20, 2019 11:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes struggled in the first half and dazzled in the second Sunday night. Nobody knows how he might have fared in overtime. The Chiefs' young All-Pro threw for 295 yards and three touchdowns against New England, almost all of it after the break, only to watch the extra...