Mark and Kelly Neath named their daughter after Joe Delaney, a running back for the Kansas City Chiefs who drowned trying to save three children in Louisiana in 1983. Delaney Neath is now 15 and wears the No. 37 in all her activities.
Rebecca Scott Mills posted on Facebook the image and story of seeing Chiefs safety Eric Berry give to-go boxes of food to three homeless men last week in Knoxville, Tennessee. Berry answered questions from The Kansas City Star's Vahe Gregorian about the scene.
In 1927, Miriam Burns Horn became the Kansas City area's first known major national champion when she won the women's golf title. Her mesmerizing portrait is the centerpiece entering the dining room at Milburn Country Club as it celebrates its 100th anniversary. Milburn GM Tim Mervosh explains its significance.
For the first time in 34 years, the Chiefs drafted a quarterback in the first round of the NFL Draft. The Kansas City Star sports writers Terez Paylor, Blair Kerkhoff, Vahe Gregorian and Sam Mellinger react to the selection of Patrick Mahomes from Texas Tech at No. 10 overall Thursday.
Danny Duffy's grandmother Terry Schneider played baseball in the era of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as chronicled in the movie "A League of Their Own." Schneider, a left-hander, played shortstop and outfield for New York Life Insurance, where she worked during the day. Danny Duffy's arm strength may be attributable to her arm and that of his mother, Deanna, a longtime softball player who played many catch games with her son. Duffy's father, Dan, showed off Schneider's glove.
See the batting cage where Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy learned to pitch and hit with the help of his parents, Dan and Deanna, who've also kept many pictures of Danny and other baseball memorabilia at their home in Lompoc, California.
After finishing fourth in the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships in Boston, Gracie Gold, the 2014 and 2016 U.S. champion and Olympic team medalist who grew up in Springfield, said she is excited to show the world she is ready for the 2017 U.S. nationals in Kansas City.
The Star's Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian, Blair Kerkhoff and Terez Paylor dissected the Kansas City Chiefs' 33-10 win over the Denver Broncos on Facebook Live after the game Sunday night. They discussed "Hungry Pig Flight", Travis Kelce's big day and potential playoff scenarios, plus answered your questions.
James and Carol Berry spoke to Kansas City Star columnist Vahe Gregorian on Monday about their son, Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry, and their memories of hearing about his lymphoma diagnosis in 2014. Eric stayed in his parents' home, in Fairburn, Georgia, during his treatment and recovery. On Sunday, he returned to Atlanta as the Chiefs faced the Falcons, made two huge plays and gave each parent a game ball.
Branch Global and the Overland Park Soccer Club have partnered to provide refugee children in northeast Kansas City an opportunity to play soccer, a common denominator for the immigrants from 16 countries who are trying to make a life here.
Royals catcher Salvador Perez was a "shark" for Shark Tank Teacher Edition on Monday at the Gem Theater. In addition to being a panelist and donating $3,000, he capped the night with an improvised Salvy Splash.
After the Chiefs' 26-10 victory over the Raiders on Sunday in Oakland, Kansas City Star sportswriters Terez Paylor (who started off with a dramatic reading of NFL Films' "The Autumn Wind"), Sam Mellinger, Vahe Gregorian and Blair Kerkhoff discussed the game and answered your questions on Facebook Live. Here is a replay: