Shields was the bedrock of the Chiefs offensive line of the 1990s and 2000s and a 12-time Pro Bowl selection. He was in his fourth year of eligibility after retiring following the 2006 season. His induction will be Aug. 8 in Canton, Ohio.
More Americans have taken up the age-old habits of consumers overseas. They’ve become hagglers, armed with mobile devices, pricing apps and more consumer information than a brick-and-mortar retailer can smite with a mere smile.
As he recovers from a January operation to repair an injury he managed for the second half of 2014, Royals outfielder Alex Gordon has eased into his offseason routine. He expects to miss a week of spring games, but plans to be ready for Opening Day
Royals fans turned out in record numbers to attend the first FanFest following the team’s memorable 2014 postseason romp, with attendees lining up to see current and former players on Friday at Bartle Hall.
A report on the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s business school found that false data was knowingly submitted when applying for rankings and awards. But at the same time it found no reason to believe the school’s subsequent high rankings were undeserved even after accounting for misinformation. The report was commissioned by the university system’s Board of Curators after an investigation by The Kansas City Star.
Turnovers, missed shots, poor rebounding and other youthful mistakes have plagued the Tigers at times during coach Kim Anderson’s first season. But Anderson faulted Missouri’s effort Saturday in the program’s worst home loss in four years at Mizzou Arena, a 67-47 beating at the hands of Mississippi.
Clark Hunt, if we’re being honest, has had a disappointing run as the Chiefs’ owner. He has now been in charge for eight years and is on his third GM and fourth head coach. But credit Hunt for admitting his shortcomings.
There will be 15 new Super Bowl advertisers this year, the most since 2000, before the economy fell into what would be the first of two recessions. Advertising experts say the rookie interest in Super Bowl ads is a positive sign that companies are feeling good in the most recent economic recovery.
Just three months after the Royals bulldozed their way through the American League playoffs to come within a win of their first world championship since 1985, a fan event that has long generated rather modest attendance figures has become a bonafide happening.