With foundation in Mahomes, Chiefs built team for Super Bowl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The team that would eventually take the Kansas City Chiefs back to the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years was under construction long before general manager Brett Veach ...

Appreciate Eli for how he met major challenges

The debate whether Eli Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback already has begun and will last for the next half-decade. So why not look back at his achievements without wondering if ...

Court: Methodist bishops must testify in sex abuse case

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two United Methodist bishops must testify in a lawsuit filed by a one-time church member who claimed he was sexually abused, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled Friday, turning awa...

NFL’s Saints fight to shield emails in Catholic abuse crisis

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area's ...

US designates envoy to counter 'malign influences' from China at UN

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Washington has appointed a senior envoy to counterbalance China's malign influence in the United Nations (UN) and other international bodies as a course correction for...

Athletes warily embrace progress as USA Gymnastics evolves

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The dread was familiar. The fear too. They gripped MyKayla Skinner shortly after she decided to return to elite gymnastics last summer. Skinner wasn't worried abo...

Mets make it official, announce Rojas as their new manager

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets made it official, hiring Luis Rojas as their manager to replace Carlos Beltrán. New York announced the move Thursday, a week after Beltrán departed without m...

Six Nations: Capsules on all 6 teams

LONDON (AP) — ENGLAND COACH: Eddie Jones 2019 SIX NATIONS: 2nd BEST SIX NATIONS RESULT: Champion 2000, '01, '03, '11, '16, '17 ...

Mayor: Mummers Parade 'in jeopardy' for repeated blackface

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney warned residents he will end the city's annual Mummers Parade if organizers don't curtail participants' inappropriate behavior, including blackface. ...

Six Nations: Fresh feel with new coaches, captains, ideas

Out with the old, in with the new. That’s the theme heading into the 2020 Six Nations, with only two teams -- England and Scotland -- retaining their coach for the start of the lates...

Long lines at Pro Bowl to get Jackson's autograph, picture

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore cornerback Marlon Humphrey was signing autographs following Pro Bowl practice Thursday and wrapping up an interview when his sister jumped in with a desperate r...

Trump to address party leaders amid impeachment, reelection

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to address his party's leadership Thursday to rally their support amid impeachment and a trying reelection fight. The 168-member Repu...

Sharks owner gives GM Doug Wilson vote of confidence

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks owner Hasso Plattner gave general manager Doug Wilson a vote of confidence Thursday with his team mired in 13th place in the Western Conference. ...

Knopf names Reagan Arthur as its new publisher

NEW YORK (AP) — One of the world's most prestigious literary publishers has chosen just its fourth editorial leader in its 105-year history: Reagan Arthur has been named executive vice president and p...

Targeted killings up as 8 wounded in Iraq protest violence

BAGHDAD (AP) — Government inaction over the rising number of assassinations targeting anti-government demonstrators and supporters is stirring fear and resentment, activists said Thursday. Iraqi secur...