Michael Peters, a high school football coach in Oakland, discusses the charitable work and heart for giving of his son, Marcus, a cornerback with the KC Chiefs. He also talks about Marcus' ongoing and controversial decision to sit during the national anthem.
The University of Kansas men's basketball teams defeated Missouri 93-87 in an exhibition game Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Called the “Showdown for Relief,” the game raised money to aid victims of recent hurricanes that hit the Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Every April, Marcus Peters has funded a free “It Takes a Village” carnival at McClymonds High School in Oakland, Ca. His father says Marcus has spent more than $50,000 each year to provide food, prizes and rides for kids in the community, many of whom might otherwise never get to do such things.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that players should stand during the national anthem, but also noted that the issue is more complicated and that the league is also open to dialogue. “We want to make sure that we’re understanding what the players are talking about, that’s complex,” he said.
Martin Truex Jr. comments on his victory in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, a day after a member of the car’s crew, Jim Watson, died of a heart attack after a go-kart outing with crew members in Raytown.
The Kansas City Star's Aaron Reiss and Alex Schiffer analyzed the Tigers' performance in their 93-87 loss to Kansas on Sunday at the Sprint Center in a one-day renewal of their rivalry dubbed the Showdown for Relief, a charity exhibition. They also broke down highlights and answered questions.
The Kansas City Star's Jesse Newell and Blair Kerkhoff analyzed the Jayhawks' performance in their 93-87 victory over Missouri on Sunday at the Sprint Center in a one-day renewal of their rivalry dubbed the Showdown for Relief, a charity exhibition. They also broke down highlights and answered questions.
Olympic speed skater Brian Hansen talks about the similarities between preparing for speed skating and NASCAR driving before driving the pace car at the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan.