The Early Lead: Kansas


Posted at 10:14 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA Tournament: Kansas State called for technical foul before tipoff with Kentucky

The Wildcats led 1-0 before the game even tipped off.

By Chelsea Janes  |  10:14 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 03/21/2014

NCAA tournament 2014: Kansas avoids early exit, holds off Eastern Kentucky

Kansas guard Andrew Wiggins scores a team-high 19 points to avoid earlier fate of fellow freshman Jabari Parker.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:38 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:28 PM ET, 01/04/2014

The Andrew Luck touchdown everyone is talking about (GIF)

Quarterback rallies Colts to 45-44 victory over Chiefs in a wild wild-card game.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:28 PM ET, 01/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Man dies after fight at Arrowhead Stadium during Chiefs-Broncos game (video)

Police say fight occurred after man was discovered in the parking lot in a car he did not own.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:56 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Lorde’s “Royals” may be about Kansas City Royals (video)

She says she was inspired by a National Geographic photo.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:40 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Duke-Kansas, Kentucky-Michigan State: Top-ranked teams meet early

The State Farm Champions Classic will feature four of the top five ranked teams.

By Kelyn Soong  |  05:13 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:39 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Chiefs wide receiver Dwyane Bowe arrested

Kansas City player charged with speeding, marijuana possession.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:39 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Calvin Johnson has a career day in Detroit Lions’ win over Dallas Cowboys

Week 8 featured Johnson’s 329 receiving yards, the 8-0 Kansas City Chiefs and numerous injuries.

By Kelyn Soong  |  03:08 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Baby dressed as Andy Reid is too cute for words (photo)

Chiefs fans win Halloween. And all the holidays.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 08/12/2013

Jamaal Charles leaves Chiefs practice with foot strain (updated)

Extent and severity of injury to popular fantasy running back isn't known yet.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:56 AM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Andrew Wiggins, No. 1 basketball recruit, picks Kansas

Kansas has the advantage of keeping Wiggins close to his brother, Nick, who plays at Wichita State.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Charles Barkley calls Kansas center "Jeff Whitey"

Calling college hoops is an adventure for Sir Charles. A splendid adventure.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:40 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013

La Salle upsets Kansas State when potential buzzer-beater misses everything

The Wildcats were down 18 points at halftime, but not until a botched buzzer-beater could La Salle feel safe.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:13 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013

49ers agree to trade Alex Smith to Chiefs, report says

When the trade becomes official March 12, Andy Reid will have his QB in KC.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:10 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013

Jovan Belcher legally drunk when he killed girlfriend and himself, autopsy shows

Kansas City Chiefs linebacker shot his girlfriend nine times.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:34 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 01/03/2013

Andy Reid, Chiefs on verge of a deal, reports say

Former Eagles coach may be first of this year's fired coaches to find a new job.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:59 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Andy Reid to interview with Chiefs before flying to Arizona

There are seven coaching vacancies in the NFL and the Eagles' former coach will interview for two of them. For starters.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:03 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Jovan Belcher: Mother's 911 call is released

Cheryl Shepherd says of Jovan Belcher: "That's my son and I love him."

By Cindy Boren  |  02:06 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Jovan Belcher: Bob Costas clarifies comments, Chiefs talk about guns

An NBC spokesman says Bob Costas isn't against gun ownership; the Chiefs and Romeo Crennel discuss gun policy.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:23 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Jovan Belcher kissed girlfriend, apologized after killing her, report says

Kansas City Chiefs player apologized to his mother, to his coach and general manager, saying, "I did it. I killed her," before shooting himself to death.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:46 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Brady Quinn on Jovan Belcher tragedy: An eloquent moment for Chiefs QB

After Jovan Belcher tragedy, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn notes that, in a plugged-in society, we often miss what's right in front of us.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:11 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 12/02/2012

Jovan Belcher: Chiefs, fans set grief aside for a game

For the Chiefs, there will be no specifics today. They'll observe a moment of silence for victims of domestic violence.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:26 PM ET, 12/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012

Jamaal Charles asked Peyton Manning for his autograph

Jamaal Charles drew criticism for asking Peyton Manning for an autograph -- after the Chiefs lost to Manning's Broncos.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:11 PM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 11/13/2012

Ben Roethlisberger has shoulder injury; how bad is it?

The Steelers' usually indestructible quarterbackmay be facing an iinjury he can't play through.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:12 AM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Is Norv Turner coaching to keep his job against Chiefs?

Tonight's matchup of the San Diego Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs is mostly important because of what it means for the future of the teams' coaches.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:54 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Brady Quinn, not Matt Cassel, will start Sunday for Chiefs

The quarterback of the future in Kansas City is Brady Quinn, not Matt Cassel.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:21 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 10/17/2012

With Matt Cassel, Brady Quinn, Chiefs have themselves a QB controversy

Kansas City is 1-5 and neither Matt Cassel nor Brady Quinn has displayed the consistency needed to turn the season around.

By Matt Brooks  |  12:19 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Eric Winston rips Chiefs fans for cheering Matt Cassel’s injury

Kansas City Chiefs tackle Eric Winston criticized fans who cheered when quarterback Matt Cassel had to leave the game with an injury.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:33 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)