Sports

Red Zone

Chiefs newcomer Kenneth Acker shows focus before he hits the field

Cornerback Kenneth Acker was obtained by the Kansas City Chiefs from the 49ers the day after San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick created a stir by sitting out the national anthem. Acker was Kaepernick’s teammate at the time and said he was busy watching the flag. Acker brings depth to the Chiefs’ secondary.

Royals

Reliever Luke Hochevar cheers on the Royals while recovering from surgery

Earlier this month, Royals relief pitcher Luke Hochevar underwent surgery to fix thoracic outlet syndrome, a neuogrnic issue caused by the compression of nerves near the neck and shoulder. He is set to return to spring training next year. In the meantime, all he can do is watch the Kansas City bullpen rise to the top in baseball with a different cast than the one that helped the Royals win the World Series last year.

Football

Broncos name their starting quarterback: Trevor Siemian

The Denver Broncos have named their starting quarterback. Trevor Siemian will succeed Peyton Manning. He is a seventh-round pick out of Northwestern in 2015 who served as the No. 3 QB last year to Manning and Brock Osweiler. Coach Gary Kubiak informed Siemian and quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Paxton Lynch of his decision before telling their teammates.

Videos

Royals reliever Luke Hochevar says pain gone after arm surgery

Kansas City Royals pitcher Luke Hochevar says he did feel instant relief following his arm surgery, and says he's rehabbing and getting ready for next year's spring training.
John Sleezer The Kansas City Star
Royals reliever Luke Hochevar says pain gone after arm surgery 3:05

Royals reliever Luke Hochevar says pain gone after arm surgery

Raw video of Eric Berry's first 2016 practice with the Chiefs 0:50

Raw video of Eric Berry's first 2016 practice with the Chiefs

Mizzou senior Tyler Hanneke on earning a scholarship 1:11

Mizzou senior Tyler Hanneke on earning a scholarship

Kyle Clemons keeps gold medal in unexpected place 0:28

Kyle Clemons keeps gold medal in unexpected place