• Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley (17) leaps but cannot reach a pass with Buffalo Bills cornerback Ronald Darby (28) behind him during the second half of an NFL football game in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

    Chiefs hold off Bills 30-22 for 5th straight win

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Smith threw for 255 yards and two touchdowns, Spencer Ware ran for 114 yards and a score, and the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Buffalo Bills 30-22 on Sunday in a matchup of teams in the AFC wildcard race.

  • In this photo taken Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015, Michael Brown's grave site is shown in Normandy, Mo. More than 15 months since his life ended at age 18 during a mid-street confrontation with Darren Wilson, fanning the "Black Lives Matter" campaign, Brown is among the most-famous residents of 160-year-old St. Peter's Cemetery, though there is still no headstone marking his grave. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Year after death, Michael Brown lies in relative obscurity

    NORMANDY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Brown once told an uncle that the world would know his name one day, and he was right. Fifteen months after the black 18-year-old’s killing by a white Ferguson police officer made him a key figure in the debate over the treatment of blacks by U.S. law enforcement, though, Brown lies buried in relative obscurity.

  • Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky, of Russia,  prepares to block a shot on goal from St. Louis Blues' Carl Gunnarsson, of Sweden, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

    Upshall leads Blues past Blue Jackets 3-1

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Scottie Upshall was fired up.

  • Lamar shuts out Maiden 37-0 for Missouri Class 2 title

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Danny Embry rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown to lead Lamar to a 37-0 win over Malden in the Class 2 state championship game Friday at Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis.

  • Arkansas' Kody Walker (24) looks to dodge past Missouri's  Ian Simon (21) during the first half of an NCAA college football game  Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Fayetteville, Ark.  (AP Photo/Samantha Baker)

    Collins’ 3 TDs leads Arkansas past Missouri 28-3

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Alex Collins spent the entire regular season proving time and again he was up to the challenge of being Arkansas’ lead running back.

  • At left, in an Oct. 23, 2014, file photo, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning calls a play against the San Diego Chargers during an NFL football game in Denver. At right, in a Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady points on the line of scrimmage during an NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs in Kansas City, Mo. New England has little time to savor its fourth straight win, a 51-23 pounding of the Chicago Bears. Tom Brady versus Brock Osweiler just doesn't have the same Hall of Fame ring to it. Still, when Brady leads his undefeated Patriots into Denver on Sunday night, Nov. 29, 2015 the game will have plenty of significance. (AP Photo/File)

    Patriots-Broncos missing a key cast member: Peyton Manning

    Tom Brady versus Brock Osweiler just doesn’t have the same Hall of Fame ring to it.

  • Royals GM Dayton Moore to help with KC Christmas tradition

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The general manager of the World Series champion Royals is helping with an annual Christmas tradition in Kansas City.

  • Missouri could get bowl bid even if it loses finale

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Before each season, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel sets a list of goals for his team that he calls pillars. Though it’s been a down year, there’s one still within reach.

  • UMKC overcomes late rally to beat Lincoln (Mo) 73-72

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Martez Harrison had 17 points and seven rebounds, and Missouri-Kansas City held off Division II Lincoln (Mo.) 73-72 Wednesday night.

  • Northwestern's Sanjay Lumpkin (34) shoots under pressure from Missouri's Namon Wright during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Northwestern holds off Missouri 67-62 in CBE Classic

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Collins watched helplessly from the sideline as Northwestern blew most of a 20-point first-half lead against Missouri in the consolation game of the CBE Classic.