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Catching up with pro football Hall of Famer Will Shields

Retired Kansas City Chiefs and pro football Hall of Famer Will Shields says he's been keeping pretty busy with work at the NFL league office, his 68’s Inside Sports fitness and training center, the Will to Succeed foundation a new program, Will To Do It, and his kids. Shields also plays pick up basketball as often as he can.
Jill Toyoshiba and John Sleezer The Kansas City Star
Catching up with pro football Hall of Famer Will Shields 1:35

Catching up with pro football Hall of Famer Will Shields

Five questions with Mitch McConnell 2:49

Five questions with Mitch McConnell

Retiring KC police horse 'Sully' shares cake with officer 2:45

Retiring KC police horse 'Sully' shares cake with officer

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir preview the U.S. Figure Skating championships 2:02

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir preview the U.S. Figure Skating championships