KANSAS CITY — Eric Bieniemy spent last week speaking to just about every NFL franchise with a vacant head coaching job.
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KANSAS CITY — Despite their long and storied histories, with the Cleveland Browns having joined the NFL in 1950 and the Kansas City Chiefs with the AFL-NFL merger some 16 years later, the two franchises have rarely met — and never in the playoffs.
CHICAGO — Chairman George McCaskey insisted the Chicago Bears have the right culture to become a winning franchise. So the team is sticking with general manager Ryan Pace and coach Matt Nagy for at least another season.
NEW YORK — Former Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox executive Theo Epstein has been hired by Major League Baseball as a consultant for on-field matters and will evaluate possible rule changes.
Due to the latest proclamation issued by Governor Kim Reynolds, Clinton High School will be making the following modifications to it’s spectator limitations at sporting events:
GOOSE LAKE — Northeast seniors Alexis Ehlers and Neveah Hildebrandt each made their college decisions official Wednesday afternoon at the Northeast Middle School gym.
DEWITT – Despite a fourth quarter surge, the Class 4A No. 4 Central DeWitt girls’ basketball team made their way to the locker room Tuesday night with their first loss of their season, handed to them by unranked Davenport Central.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) board of Directors met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 13, where the board announced that all IHSA sports not operating under an official IHSA season calendar may begin to conduct contact days as soon as they are allowable pe…
CLINTON, IOWA — The LumberKings announced today that they will be joining the Prospect League (PL) – a 16-team Collegiate Wood Bat league with teams spread across the Midwest from eastern Missouri to western Pennsylvania.
The end of the college football season began with a scene that would have looked bizarre 12 months ago — and will likely appear just as strange looking back years from now — but seemed entirely unremarkable Monday night.
CHICAGO — Jeremy Colliton replaced a beloved figure with the Chicago Blackhawks. Then his first full season with the team was interrupted by a pandemic.
NEWARK, N.J. — Corey Crawford, who helped the Chicago Blackhawks win two Stanley Cups, retired Saturday less than three months after signing with the New Jersey Devils and less than a week before the start of the NHL season.
MIAMI GARDENS, Florida — DeVonta Smith was uncoverable, Najee Harris unstoppable and Mac Jones impeccable. With a performance that was both surgical and explosive, No. 1 Alabama won the College Football Playoff national championship game 52-24 against No. 3 Ohio State on Monday night.
LOS ANGELES — Freed from the pesky mask he’d been wearing on court for two weeks, Kawhi Leonard cut loose. Getting a steal and a dunk, hitting 3-pointer after 3-pointer.
AMES, Iowa — Kyler Edwards struck early in his second straight start for No. 18 Texas Tech, scoring 16 of his 19 points in the first half as the Red Raiders built a huge lead and breezed past Iowa State 91-64 Saturday.
KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Chiefs had to wait until the very last of the six wild-card games played over the weekend to find out who the reigning Super Bowl champions would play in the divisional round of the playoffs.
NEW ORLEANS — Early in their playoff game against the Saints, Bears wide receiver Javon Wims raced into the end zone behind defenders on a trick play.
DEWITT — Clinton boys basketball junior Jai Jensen hit back-to-back 3-pointers to bring the River Kings within one point of the Sabers with under a minute remaining in the game.
CAMANCHE – After a couple of weeks without starter Zach Erwin, the Camanche boys’ basketball team welcomed him back into the lineup and cruised to a 76-49 conference win over Anamosa on Friday night.
Updated IHSAA & IGHSAU guidance following Governor Reynolds’ public health proclamation on January 7, 2021 included the following measures for junior high and high school sports, effective Friday, January 8 at 12:01 a.m. through at 11:59 p.m. on February 6, 2021.
KANSAS CITY — It took five decades for the Kansas City Chiefs to win a second Super Bowl. Now they have the audacity to shoot for two in two years.
College Football Playoff executive director Bill Hancock said Tuesday the national championship game between Alabama and Ohio State is still a go for Monday night amid a report that the Buckeyes are having COVID-19 issues.
NEW YORK — On an Alabama team stacked with stars, DeVonta Smith emerged as the best player in college football while playing a position that rarely gets that kind of recognition.
SACRAMENTO, California — Buddy Hield converted a four-point play with 38 seconds left to make up for a horrible shooting night, and the Sacramento Kings held off the Chicago Bulls 128-124 on Wednesday.
CLINTON — Pleasant Valley defeated the Clinton boys basketball team 65-32 Tuesday night, but River Kings coach Troy Ersland saw some positives in the team’s loss.
AUSTIN, Texas — Andrew Jones scored a career-high 23 points and No. 4 Texas held off Iowa State 78-72 on Tuesday night to continue its torrid start to the season.
From the rested in Kansas City and Pittsburgh to the relieved in Cleveland, Chicago and Los Angeles, the field for the Super Bowl chase is set. There are some powerhouses and some pretenders — and a team with a losing record.
KANSAS CITY — It took the Kansas City Chiefs sitting half their starters, some with injuries but most as a precaution, for the defending Super Bowl champs to lose by more than one possession for the first time in an NFL-record 60 games.
The Green Bay Packers did everything they could in the regular season to boost their chances of reaching the Super Bowl for the first time in a decade.
CHICAGO — Sure, the front office of the Chicago Blackhawks is talking about its version of a rebuild. That just doesn’t matter too much to Patrick Kane.
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Dennis Pingel, 81, of Camanche passed away, Tuesday at Park Vista - Camanche. Arrangements are pending at the Camanche Chapel Snell-Zornig Funeral Homes & Crematory. A full obit will be in Saturday's paper.
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