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Stephenson blames suspension on unspecified prescription medica…

Stephenson blames suspension on unspecified prescription medication

profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Updated 35 minutes ago
The NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy continues to ensnare anyone but cheaters. The latest player to be suspended, Chiefs tackle Donald Stephenson, has become the latest to offer up an excuse unrelated to the intentional ingestion of a substance a…
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  • Double Coverage: Vikings at Chiefs

    Double Coverage: Vikings at Chiefs

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    The third game is generally the most attractive of the NFL preseason since the starters generally play longer than in any other preseason game. So Saturday night’s meeting between the Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota Vikings at Arrowhead Stadium could b…
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  • Offseason Academies Keep NFL Players in Shape

    Offseason Academies Keep NFL Players in Shape

    nytimes.com 12 hours ago
    This past offseason, Chiefs offensive lineman Jeff Allen and Donald Stephenson could have made like a couple of college kids on spring break, sleeping 'til noon and then hitting the beach.
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  • Joe Mays to have surgery on injured wrist

    Joe Mays to have surgery on injured wrist

    The Kansas City Chiefs will have to get by without the services of linebacker Joe Mays for the immediate future. According to Dave Skretta of the Associated Press, Mays is set to have surgery on a wrist injury suffered last week against the Carolina Pan…
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  • 10-game winning streak ties Nationals record

    10-game winning streak ties Nationals record

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    On their way to tying the Royals for the longest streak in the Majors this season, the Nats have celebrated five walk-offs in their past six games, making them the first club to do so since the 1986 Astros, according to Elias Sports.
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  • Chiefs' mascot settles over severe injuries

    Chiefs' mascot settles over severe injuries

    ESPN.com 20 hours ago
    The man who performs as the Kansas City Chiefs' mascot has reached a legal settlement over severe injuries he suffered last November while practicing a zip line routine.
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  • Jamaal Charles returns to practice

    Jamaal Charles returns to practice

    Running back Jamaal Charles missed last Sunday’s preseason game against the Panthers after suffering a foot injury while moving himself out of the dorm that the Chiefs were staying in during training camp and missed the first couple of practices this we…
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  • Bucs acquire G Johnson in trade with Chiefs

    Bucs acquire G Johnson in trade with Chiefs

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked up guard Rishaw Johnson on Thursday in a trade with the Kansas City Chiefs.
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  • McBride, De La Rosa Lift Rockies Past Royals, 5-2

    McBride, De La Rosa Lift Rockies Past Royals, 5-2

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.
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  • Wednesday's Chiefs practice report

    Wednesday's Chiefs practice report

    ESPN.com Aug 20 (yesterday)
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Some thoughts and observations on Wednesday’s Kansas City Chiefs practice: Coach Andy Reid moved up the start of practice three hours because of extreme heat in Kansas City. The Chiefs were obviously gearing down in preparation for Sa…
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  • Report: Jaguars agree with fullback Eric Kettani

    Report: Jaguars agree with fullback Eric Kettani

    profootballtalk.com Aug 20 (2 days ago)
    The Jaguars are reportedly set to add another fullback. The club will sign blocking back Eric Kettani, who was most recently with the Chiefs, Aaron Wilson of National Football Post reported Wednesday. Kansas City waived the 27-year-old Kettani in May. T…
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  • Infante Has 3 Doubles to Lead Royals Past Rockies

    Infante Has 3 Doubles to Lead Royals Past Rockies

    nytimes.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)
    Omar Infante had three doubles and drove in four runs to help the streaking Kansas City Royals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Tuesday night.
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  • Erik Kratz gives Royals much-needed backup

    Erik Kratz gives Royals much-needed backup

    yahoo.com Aug 19 (3 days ago)
    Pretty much the worst news the Kansas City Royals could hear would be that "Salvador Perez is coming out of the game." However, with catcher Erik Kratz available to come off the bench, the Royals aren't doomed without Perez, who otherwise come…
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  • Perez exits with sore right knee, plans to play tonight

    Perez exits with sore right knee, plans to play tonight

    MLB.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    Royals catcher Salvador Perez was removed from Monday night's 6-4 victory against the Twins because of what the team described as "discomfort in his right knee." But as he toweled off and prepared to board the Royals' charter flight to Colorad…
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  • Video - McBride Lifts Rockies Past Royals 00:30

    McBride Lifts Rockies Past Royals

    Aug 20
    Matt McBride's grand slam helped the Rockies top the Royals 5-2.
  • Video - Chiefs Tight Ends On Upswing 00:46

    Chiefs Tight Ends On Upswing

    Aug 19
    ESPN Chiefs reporter Adam Teicher says the production of the team's tight ends should go up if they stay healthy.
  • Video - Infante, Royals Win Third Straight 00:36

    Infante, Royals Win Third Straight

    Aug 19
    Omar Infante drove in four runs in the Royals' 7-4 win over the Rockies.
  • Video - Chiefs' Charles Injures Foot Leaving Camp 01:57

    Chiefs' Charles Injures Foot Leaving Camp

    Aug 18
    Adam Teicher discusses how Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles injured his foot while departing training camp.

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