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New Orleans’ quarterback Drew Brees pledges $5 million to help Louisiana fight pandemic

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With professional sports ground to a halt, a number of athletes are pitching in to help others get through the pandemic. Several Chiefs players, for example, have donated thousands of free meals ...

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Kansas City Royals issue letter to fans over coronavirus

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A letter sent Sunday from Kansas City Royals leadership concerning the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak: To our Kansas City Royals family: In these extraordinary times, we hold the health ...

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Washburn Rural schools to host Special Olympics Kansas State Tournament

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UPDATE: This event has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. The annual Special Olympics Kansas State Basketball and Cheerleading Tournament takes place March 14 and 15 at Washburn Rural High School for ...

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Former boxing champion Evander Holyfield passionate about sharing his faith

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Former heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield used to let his fists do the talking. Now he is eager to tell people about his Christian faith. “Because, without Jesus, I wouldn’t be who ...

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Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce looking forward to team’s White House visit

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The traditional White House visit by championship sports teams has become contentious in today’s cancel culture. Tight end Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, however, considers it an honor. Kelce told ...

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Chiefs’ Andy Reid pens letter to family of pastor who died just before Super Bowl

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One of the most exciting weekends of Pastor Michael O’Donnell’s life ended in tragedy last month when he died in Miami shortly before the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV. READ: Pastor dies ...

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Kansas City Chiefs punter Dustin Colquitt sees God at work ‘in all aspects’ of his life

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It was a long wait for the Kansas City Chiefs to return to the Super Bowl — 50 years, in fact. Their AFC championship victory secured the franchise’s first Super Bowl berth ...

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Missouri House committee may vote this week on transgender athlete bill

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Student athletes would have to participate in sports based on their biological sex under a proposed transgender bill in the Missouri House. The General Laws Committee could vote on the bill this ...

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Could coronavirus cause cancellation of Summer Olympics?

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Time Magazine is reporting that the 2020 Summer Olympics, scheduled for July 24 in Japan, could be moved or cancelled. The news comes as Japan deals with a the spread of the ...

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Presidential limo ‘The Beast’, serves as Daytona lap car

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Over 100,000 people in attendance at the  Daytona 500 on Sunday were witness to history as President Donald and Melania Trump kicked off the event. Trump is the first president to be ...

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Biological male to compete as woman in USA Olympic trials

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A biologically male marathon runner who identifies as a woman is set to compete in the USA Olympic trials later this month. Megan Youngren “is set to make history on Feb. 29 ...

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Chiefs Coach ready for White House visit

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A presidential invitation to visit the White House has long been a tradition for championship sports teams. The Kansas City Royals traveled there after they won the 2015 World Series when Barack ...

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VIDEO: Patrick Mahomes on faith and pregame routine

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Patrick Mahomes on his faith and how it shapes who he is. READ: Mahomes says God was with him during injury  

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Chiefs’ Super Bowl appearance boosts Kansas City worldwide

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The city of Miami will reap an economic windfall from this year’s Super Bowl. But will the Chiefs’ worldwide exposure also benefit Kansas City? Yes, said a professor at the Missouri University ...

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Sunday’s game will be Super Bowl of gambling as well as football

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Gambling and sports are now big business. Around three million Americans will wager approximately $6.8 billon on this Sunday’s Super Bowl game between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, according ...

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Pigskin prophecy? Minister believes Super Bowl win by Chiefs is sign of revival

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Fans of the Kansas City Chiefs have waited a half-century for their team to make it back to the Super Bowl. If the Chiefs win, some people believe, it could kick off ...

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Pope Francis given autographed Patrick Mahomes jersey

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The Kansas City Chiefs may have an unlikely supporter during Sunday’s AFC championship game at Arrowhead Stadium. A local bishop gave Pope Francis an autographed Patrick Mahomes jersey this week, according to ...

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Missouri Legislature will debate regulating transgender athletes

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Many people believe that transgender athletes have an unfair advantage when competing in girls’ sports. Missouri is one of five states where lawmakers are considering legislation that would regulate a biological male’s ...

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The Chiefs scored so much on Sunday that the stadium ran out of touchdown fireworks

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The Kansas City Chiefs have an offense that’s capable of scoring 50-plus points, but even the pyrotechnics crew at Arrowhead Stadium wasn’t quite prepared for the scoring onslaught that unfolded during Sunday’s ...

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Iranian female Olympic medalist Alizadeh defects over regime’s lies about airliner

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Iran’s downing of a passenger jet is having fallout in the sports world. Taekwondo fighter Kimia Alizadeh, Iran’s only female Olympic medalist, has defected. The athlete, who has rock star status in ...

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Several Tennessee Titans players make faith a higher priority than football

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The Kansas City Chiefs have the Tennessee Titans to thank for not having to face the New England Patriots in the Dec. 12 playoff game at Arrowhead Stadium. The Titans knocked the ...

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New Cowboys head coach McCarthy has deep area roots

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The Dallas Cowboys NFL team announced Mike McCarthy has been named the new head coach for the Dallas Cowboys. McCarthy is a graduate of Baker University in Baldwin City, Kan and former ...

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Former NFL star Bosworth uses Twitter to right a wrong from three decades ago

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It’s never too late to right an old wrong. Brian Bosworth, who was a talented but controversial NFL linebacker in the 1980s, last weekend took care of unfinished business off the field. ...

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New book ‘Mascot on a Mission’ shares the adventures of KC Wolf

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Dan Meers has brought fun and excitement to gamedays at Arrowhead Stadium for more than three decades as KC Wolf. Away from the field, he has brought hope, encouragement and inspiration to ...

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Green Bay Packers get heat for grant to Planned Parenthood

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The Green Bay Packers are wrapping up a successful football season and heading toward the playoffs. Off the field, however, the team also is being criticized for donating to Planned Parenthood. The ...

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