Sam Mellinger: A working theory on why Chiefs and GM John Dorsey are ‘parting ways’

Firing widely respected general manager John Dorsey is not the Chiefs-iest move imaginable merely because of the bizarre decision and horrific timing: five weeks after letting a top assistant take another GM job, two months after the NFL Draft, and five months after the end of the season. It’s also because of the radio silence about what really happened from Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt and others. But, piecing together conversations with people in and out of the organization, plus some prior knowledge, here is some more background on why Dorsey is out.

Genetically modified corn lands $217.7 million verdict for Kansas growers

A federal jury in Kansas City, Kan., awarded compensatory damages of $217.7 million in a class-action lawsuit. Growers claimed they suffered economically at the hands of Syngenta AG. They argued that China began to refuse U.S. corn imports after detecting traits from Syngenta’s genetically modified corn seed in shipments.

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This gorilla pool dancing will make your day

Zola, a gorilla at Dallas Zoo, was just slapping his hands happily in an indoor kiddie pool before showing off his dancing skills. The viral video was shared by Dallas' Zoo on June 20.
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This gorilla pool dancing will make your day 0:23

This gorilla pool dancing will make your day

Big Slick hosts visit with kids at Children's Mercy 2:46

Big Slick hosts visit with kids at Children's Mercy

Watch a runaway big rig skid into an escape ramp on California interstate 1:11

Watch a runaway big rig skid into an escape ramp on California interstate

Bubba Starling, in sixth professional season, moves closer to big leagues 0:46

Bubba Starling, in sixth professional season, moves closer to big leagues