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.

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Big Slick hosts visit with kids at Children's Mercy

Actors Paul Rudd, David Koechner, Eric Stonestreet and Rob Riggle visited patients from Children's Mercy Hospital on Friday, the benefactors of the Big Slick celebrity fundraising weekend, in its 8th year of raising money for the hospital.
David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Big Slick hosts visit with kids at Children's Mercy 2:46

Big Slick hosts visit with kids at Children's Mercy

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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

Big Slick’s hosts kid around and share the love at Children’s Mercy 1:58

Big Slick’s hosts kid around and share the love at Children’s Mercy