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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...
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.
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...
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.
Chiefs Start Anew: Vermeil Likes What He Sees
Photo and description of Dick Vermeil, the new head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team in 2001 and former co-worker of Carl Peterson, the team's general manager.
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.
Football: Marty's Law
Photos and biographical article about Marty Schottenheimer, head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs football team since 1989 and in his final season here in 1999.
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.
In the Eyes of the Storm
Article about the members of Kansas City's professional minor league football team.
Kellen It Like It Is
Question and answer interview with football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow concerning racism in sports. Article states that Winslow is a Kansas City resident.
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.
Oldest Rivalry West of the Mississippi
Article about "the oldest collegiate football rivalry west of the Mississippi," between the Universities of Missouri and Kansas, celebrating the rivalry's centennial, starting in 1891 with Missouri leading...
Pro Football: Call It Catch-as-Catch-Can
Photo and biographical article about Otis Taylor, star 29-year-old wide receiver or "flanker for the Chiefs" football team here and native of Houston.
Pro Football: Catching Fire
Photos and article about the prime-time television defeat by the Kansas City Chiefs of the front-running San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football.
Rush to the Super Bowl
Photo and article about the Kansas City Chiefs football team, a favorite for the Super Bowl and led in the playoffs by Marcus Allen and Derrick Thomas, et al.
Sports: The Fall of Joe Willie
Photo and article about the defeat of the New York Jets (led by quarterback Joe Namath) by the Kansas City Chiefs football team (led by Len Dawson, Otis Taylor, and Buck Buchanan) in the 1969 playoffs....
The Will to Succeed as CEO
Article profiles former Kansas City Chief Will Shields and his transition from NFL football player to entrepreneur and CEO of his own business. Shields retired from football in 2006 after a 14-year career....
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