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Chiefs complete perfect preseason with 24-17 victory over Rams

At the end of day, the Chiefs’ 24-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams in their final preseason game won’t mean much in the grand scheme of things. But the Chiefs did finish the preseason undefeated. And don’t say Thursday’s game didn’t mean anything to the 40-plus or so players who were fighting for jobs.

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Future looked, felt bleak for NFL in St. Louis as preseason ended

This Governor’s Cup game between the Chiefs and Rams might have been for keeps, the trophy perhaps to be held in perpetuity by the winner if the Rams get NFL approval for owner Stan Kroenke’s scheme to move them back to California.

Chiefs complete perfect preseason with 24-17 victory over Rams

At the end of day, the Chiefs’ 24-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams in their final preseason game won’t mean much in the grand scheme of things. But the Chiefs did finish the preseason undefeated. And don’t say Thursday’s game didn’t mean anything to the 40-plus or so players who were fighting for jobs.

Chiefs complete perfect preseason with 24-17 victory over Rams

At the end of day, the Chiefs’ 24-17 victory over the St. Louis Rams in their final preseason game won’t mean much in the grand scheme of things. But the Chiefs did finish the preseason undefeated. And don’t say Thursday’s game didn’t mean anything to the 40-plus or so players who were fighting for jobs.

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Beaty Ball: Kansas football set to begin new era against South Dakota State

Ready or not, here we are. At 11 Saturday morning, the David Beaty Era will surge into the Great Unknown with Kansas’ season opener against South Dakota State. After years of volatility and rising angst — three coaching changes in six years and 12 victories over the five seasons will do that — Beaty will take the controls and try to do what his predecessors couldn’t: Fix KU football.

Greatness drives Missouri defensive end Charles Harris

Missouri lost all five full- or part-time starters off last season’s defensive line, but sophomore defensive end Charles Harris of Lincoln Prep is expected to be next great one off the Tigers’ “D-Line Zou” assembly line. He and MU’s coaches are confident he can handle the pressure that comes with those expectations.

Beaty Ball: Kansas football set to begin new era against South Dakota State

Ready or not, here we are. At 11 Saturday morning, the David Beaty Era will surge into the Great Unknown with Kansas’ season opener against South Dakota State. After years of volatility and rising angst — three coaching changes in six years and 12 victories over the five seasons will do that — Beaty will take the controls and try to do what his predecessors couldn’t: Fix KU football.

Greatness drives Missouri defensive end Charles Harris

Missouri lost all five full- or part-time starters off last season’s defensive line, but sophomore defensive end Charles Harris of Lincoln Prep is expected to be next great one off the Tigers’ “D-Line Zou” assembly line. He and MU’s coaches are confident he can handle the pressure that comes with those expectations.

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Replay: Tweets from Thursday night's Royals-Tigers game

Follow along on your desktop or mobile device during Thursday night’s Royals-Tigers game for live stats and updates from Andy McCullough, The Star’s Royals beat reporter, and other Star sportswriters and editors. First pitch is set for 7:10 p.m. on Fox Sports Kansas City.