American football

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports
December 27, 2017 - 2:12 pm
First-round draft pick Patrick Mahomes II will make his NFL debut at quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs when they play an otherwise meaningless game against the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Chiefs coach Andy Reid said Wednesday that the former Texas Tech star would start in Denver. The Chiefs...
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Dreamstime
November 20, 2017 - 3:27 pm
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder says he offered Jim Leavitt a spot on his staff last offseason but the former South Florida coach took the defensive coordinator job at Oregon. A report surfaced last week claiming Snyder had "nixed" a plan for Leavitt to take a coach-in-waiting role with the Wildcats...
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Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports
October 13, 2017 - 4:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston Texans safety Marcus Gilchrist has been fined $24,309 by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce last Sunday night. Gilchrist was penalized for unnecessary roughness in the second quarter of the Chiefs' 42-34 victory when his helmet...
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