Vahe Gregorian

Former Chiefs coach Hank Stram’s legacy looms large

Hank Stram was a force of nature whose vast and fascinating legacy still flourishes and swirls all around us and the game he helped morph into its modern form. That’s more acutely so as Super Bowl 50 on Sunday harkens to the first edition of the game, which matched Stram’s Chiefs of the upstart AFL against the Green Bay Packers of the establishment NFL.

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The grim list of football players with CTE continues to grow

Former Raider Ken Stabler joins the growing list of NFL players afflicted by the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy

In a study released in October, 87 of 91 former NFL players who donated their brains to science tested positive for the disease

The issue hits home in KC after the Jovan Belcher murder-suicide and the death of young Michael Keck, a former Harrisonville football star