Latest Mexico City News

Bolts’ season on brink after more close-game woes in Mexico

Nov. 19, 2019 1:56 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — No matter the opponent and no matter the country, the Los Angeles Chargers’ offense just can’t seem to score consistently when it really counts this season. Another poor offensive finish at Azteca Stadium on Monday night sent the Chargers into their bye week at 4-7 with a...

Mexico City debates allowing children legal gender change

Nov. 19, 2019 12:47 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A couple of hundred demonstrators have protested against a proposed Mexico City law that would allow children and adolescents to change the gender listed on their birth certificates. They would have to be accompanied by at least one guardian to do so. Mexico City law already allows...

Chiefs buck meltdown trend, hold on late against Chargers

Nov. 19, 2019 12:25 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The collective groan could be heard across the Kansas City metro area when Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers drove his team deep into Chiefs territory in the waning minutes of Monday night’s game. The Chiefs had struggled to put away teams all season, their defensive...

Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 4:21 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

NFL’s wild Week 11 included Garrett, Kaepernick, Mexico

Nov. 19, 2019 3:26 AM EST

The NFL's wild Week 11 featured Myles Garrett getting in a swivet, Colin Kaepernick's pivot and all those Azteca Stadium divots. The bookends were the fracas that occurred Thursday night in the closing seconds of Cleveland's 21-7 win against Pittsburgh and the Chiefs' 24-17 victory over the Chargers on Monday...

Mahomes, Chiefs hold off Chargers 24-17 in Mexico City

Nov. 19, 2019 1:34 AM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Nearly everything about this Monday night game felt foreign to Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, from the gasp-inducing altitude of raucous Azteca Stadium to the struggles of their powerhouse offense. Mahomes loved the experience, but didn’t love how his offense played....

Chargers’ Okung, Chiefs’ Thompson inactive in Mexico City

Nov. 18, 2019 10:13 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Left tackle Russell Okung was out for a second straight week when the Los Angeles Chargers faced the Kansas City Chiefs at Azteca Stadium on Monday night. Okung has a groin injury that kept him out against Oakland 11 days ago, and he hadn’t improved enough to face the Chiefs (6-4)...

Mexico’s Azteca hopes to shine after last year’s NFL debacle

Nov. 17, 2019 5:39 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium is looking to put its best face forward Monday night when it hosts a regular-season matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Chargers, after last season’s NFL game had to be moved to the L.A. Coliseum in a major black eye for...

Migrants stuck in lawless limbo within sight of America

Nov. 17, 2019 5:19 PM EST

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico (AP) — The gangsters trawling Nuevo Laredo know just what they’re looking for: men and women missing their shoelaces. Those are migrants who made it to the United States to ask for asylum, only to be taken into custody and stripped of their laces — to keep them from...

Chargers still struggling to build fan base in Los Angeles

Nov. 17, 2019 4:20 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers are the designated home team for Monday night’s game in Mexico City against the Kansas City Chiefs, perhaps a fitting circumstance for a team that never quite feels at home. With local excitement about the NFL coming back to Mexico after two years, the...