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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...
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),...
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...
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.
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.
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 AFL Has a Taste of Glory
Photos and article about the defeat of the Chicago Bears by the Kansas City Chiefs, "the best team in the AFL," or American Football League, upstart rivals of the older National Football League (including...
The Passing World of Len Dawson
Interview of Kansas City Chiefs football star Len Dawson, with photo and commentary on his career and potential in business and sports broadcasting.
The Passing Years of Lenny Dawson
Biographical article about Len Dawson, upon his induction in to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, covering his former career as the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl-winning quarterback and present career as...
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....
Photo and bio of Dr. Chris Barnthouse, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine physician for the Kansas City Chiefs football team and other athletes, partially trained at Harvard Medical School.
Your Neighbor Profile: Jack Steadman
Profile on Jack Steadman and his role in moving the Dallas Texans football team to Kansas City, where it became known at the Chiefs. Steadman was involved in the building of the Truman Sports Complex and...
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