• Tough-luck Chargers to meet surging Chiefs in Los Angeles

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chargers seem to have the market cornered on close, gut-wrenching losses, whether they have happened in San Diego or Los Angeles or on the road against the rest of the league.

  • With Rhodes in coverage, Vikings ready for Bucs, Winston

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When Xavier Rhodes was in his final season at Florida State in 2012, the scout team quarterback that fall was a redshirt with a big arm and bigger aspirations.

  • Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith airing it out during 2-0 start

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith saw the Chiefs move up in the first round of April’s draft to select Patrick Mahomes II, and he was keenly aware the organization viewed the young gunslinger out of Texas Tech as the man who’d eventually take his job.

  • Sporting KC beats Red Bulls 2-1 to win 4th US Open Cup title

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Latif Blessing hoisted the U.S. Open Cup as high as he possibly could, which meant the bottom of the silver trophy just about scraped the ground as he pranced around the field.

  • Hunt scores 2 TDs as Chiefs hold on to beat Eagles 27-20

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs followed their offensive-minded upset of the New England Patriots by leaning on their stout, opportunistic defense to upend the Philadelphia Eagles.

  • Chiefs release CJ Spiller, promote Akeem Hunt to roster

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have again released veteran C.J. Spiller, clearing room on the roster to promote fellow running back Akeem Hunt before Sunday’s home opener against Philadelphia.

  • Sporting KC signs 17-year-old, continues youth movement

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Sporting Kansas City continued its recent youth movement Thursday by adding a second teenager to its talent pool in less than a month.