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Ruth Baum Bigus
A Newer, Better Arrowhead
Description of the changes being made by HOK Sport to improve Arrowhead stadium. The $300 million renovation is designed to create "provisions for fans and premium seating so that it brings the stadium...
A Standout Stadium
August 16, 2007
The Arrowhead sports stadium renovation plans are detailed in this article and include these improvements: 500,000 more square feet, 50 percent more concession stands, 80 percent more restrooms, and Horizons...
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.
Various facts concerning Arrowhead Stadium: Artificial turf removed and replaced with grass in 1994, cost of the stadium according to published records in 1970 was $13,847,294, the stadium was part 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...
Biography of Junious "Buck" Buchanan (1940-1992), Football Player
Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur
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),...
Chiefs 'Mentor' Hank Stram Dies
July 5, 2005
The former coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team died July 4, 2005. The Kansas City Star included a series of articles in the Sports section including charts and lists.
Chiefs Excavate to Expand Arrowhead
July 22, 2008
Renovations are under way at Arrowhead Stadium at a cost of $375 million. onstruction will be completed by the beginning of the 2010 Chiefs season, and new features will include 80 percent more restrooms,...
Chiefs' Founder, AFL Pioneer Dies
December 14, 2006
Lamar Hunt, founder of the Kansas City Chiefs, died December 13, 2006. "Hunt's decision to relocate the Dallas Texans of the fledgling and struggling American Football League and rename them the Kansas...
Chris Burford: "I'd Never Hit a little Guy!"
Interview of Chris Burford, a lawyer and national television sports commentator formerly with the Kansas City Chiefs as a player, discussing these different careers, including his involvement with the...
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...
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...
Home Field in the Heart of America
Article gives an overview of the history of professional sports in the Kansas City area, focusing baseball, football, other pro sports, and facilities. It asks the question “What have pro sports teams...
If We Build It, They Will Come
November 17, 2005
It was announced on November 16, 2005, that Kansas City would be eligible for a Super Bowl game sometime between 2012-2021 if a rolling roof is added to the Truman Sports Complex. The roof would probably...
It's a Wonderful Life For KC Legend DiPardo
July 22, 2007
Tony DiPardo is featured in the Jason Whitlock sports commentary column. DiPardo will be 95 soon and a party is planned for him on August 26 at the Hyatt Regency Crown Center hotel. He and his band have...
Kansas City Chiefs
January 1, 1967
Several articles about the Chiefs 31-7 victory over the Buffalo Bills for the AFL title and first berth to the first Super Bowl against the Green Bay Packers.
KC's Legends of the Lots
September 9, 2012
Article examines the history of tailgating at Arrowhead Stadium and also concerns by long-time tailgaters that the tradition may not be carried on my younger Chiefs fans. Tailgating started at Arrowhead...
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.
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