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AFC Playoffs: The Old Montana Mystique
Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana, "the NFL's savviest quarterback" for the Kansas City Chiefs, leading them into the 1994 playoffs.
AFC Wild Card: A Trio of Chiefs for the Ages
Photos and biographical article about Joe Montana (quarterback), Marcus Allen (running back), and Nick Lowery (kicker), three players for the Kansas City Chiefs and all headed for the Football Hall of...
Back to the Future
Photos, illustrations, and article about the predicted "rematch of the first Super Bowl, between the Chiefs and the Packers" for the 1997 Super Bowl, with many details and depictions of the game-to-be...
Baseball: He Sends in the Smoke for the Green Goose
Photo and biographical article about John Wyatt, a successful black relief pitcher for the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and oft-quoted speaker to the press.
Baseball: KC Is Back with a Vengeance
Photo and article about the "new Kansas City Royals" baseball team, founded by local millionaire Ewing Kauffman as a replacement for the recently departed Kansas City Athletics, owned by Charlie Finley....
Baseball: Noble Mobile from Mobile
Photo and biographical article about Amos Otis, a leading hitter and speedy outfielder for the Kansas City Royals baseball team, hailing from Mobile, Alabama.
By the Light of the Moon
Photos and biographical description of Jan Stenerud, "former Kansas City Chiefs kicker," member of the Football Hall of Fame, "president and CEO of Jan Stenerud & Company Inc." (a kicking tee marketer),...
Catching Up with. ..Tiny Archibald, Basketball Hall of Famer, October 15, 1973
Photos and biographical article about Nate Archibald, or Tiny Archibald, a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame and a former "member of the Kansas City-Omaha Kings" in 1972-1973 as "the only player to...
Chief Concern: Future Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas Faces His Toughest Challenge
January 31, 2000
Photo and biographical article about Derrick Thomas, "Pro Bowl linebacker" for the Kansas City Chiefs football team, future member of the Football Hall of Fame, and victim of a car accident resulting in...
Photos and biographical article about Tony Gonzalez, 23-year-old star tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs football team.
Cover Story: The Burden of Being Kevin Warren
Photos and biographical article about Kevin Warren, a 34-year-old black lawyer, sports agent for many Kansas City Chiefs players, and "vice president of player programs for the [Saint Louis] Rams."
Dark's Outlook Is Young and Bright
Photos and article about the Kansas City Athletics baseball team and its outlook with manager Alvin Dark and players Jim Nash (on the cover), Catfish Hunter, and Blue Moon Odom, et al.
Day One: The Aspirations of the AFL Met the Arrogance of the NFL in Super Bowl I
Photos and article about Super Bowl I, the first of its kind between the Kansas City Chiefs (of the younger American Football League) and the victorious Green Bay Packers (of the older National Football...
Derrick Thomas Remembered: An Open Letter to Young NFL Fans across America
February 21, 2000
Editorial letter to "young NFL fans across America" of Derrick Thomas, "the leopard-quick Chiefs linebacker" dying of complications following a car accident at the age of 33 in 2000.
George Brett: Anywhere He Swings His Bat Is Home
Biographical article about Kansas City Royals baseball star George Brett and his sports accomplishments and national celebrity status, also describing his experiences in the World Series, with photos.
Golden Weekend: Too Many Chiefs Made Too Many Touchdowns
Photos and article about the Kansas City Chiefs, "the champions of the American Football League" after changing names and relocating from Dallas (as the Dallas Texans) to Kansas City in 1963. Description...
Hang Time: Marcus Allen
Photos, interview, and biographical article about Marcus Allen, the 36-year-old star running back and future Hall of Famer for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Lamonica's Moveable Feast: He Was the Main Dish
Photos and article about the Kansas City Chiefs' "last American Football League championship, the swan song before merger with the NFL," leading up to their appearance in the 1970 Super Bowl.
Now Comes the Big Blue Machine
Photos and article about the bright prospects of the young Kansas City Royals baseball team, with a new $2 million scoreboard and players such as Amos Otis, Fred Patek, John Mayberry, Hal McRae, and Cookie...
Pro Football: Big Kick out of a Strange Game
Photo and biographical article about Jan Stenerud, "the Kansas City Chiefs' field goal specialist" from Norway, revolutionizing the position with his soccer-style kicking.
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