KANSAS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/KANSAS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Chiefs sharp in win over Brady, Patriots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58470081-77/charles-kansas-yards-brady.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58470081-77/charles-kansas-yards-brady.html.csp">Chiefs sharp in win over Brady, Patriots</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Dave Skretta</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T23:13:01.608-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 11:13PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for the New England Patriots. Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns Monday night, Brady was picked off twice by the opportunistic Chiefs, and Kansas City routed New England 41-14 to hand Bill Belichick one of his worst losses as coach of the Patriots. Charles, who missed last week’s win in Miami with a sprained ankle, ran for 92 yards and a score....</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584700812014-09-29T23:13:01.608-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T23:13:01.608-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58470081@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:13:01 MDT NFL: Autopsy after killing and suicide shows Chiefs LB Belcher had brain damage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58469472-77/belcher-brain-autopsy-chiefs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58469472-77/belcher-brain-autopsy-chiefs.html.csp">NFL: Autopsy after killing and suicide shows Chiefs LB Belcher had brain damage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By BILL DRAPER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-29T14:34:43.51-06:00">Updated Sep 29, 2014 02:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • An autopsy performed a year after Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his baby’s mother and himself found the 25-year-old sustained the same kind of brain damage that has turned up in other NFL players. Belcher fatally shot 22-year-old Kasandra Perkins on Dec. 1, 2012, in the couple’s Kansas City home before driving to Arrowhead Stadium and killing himself in front of the team’s general manager and head coach. Belcher’s mother, Cheryl Shepherd, sued the team, cl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584694722014-09-29T14:34:43.51-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-29T14:34:43.51-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58469472@www.sltrib.com Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:34:43 MDT College football: Kansas fires Weis 4 games into third season http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58464943-77/weis-kansas-season-players.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58464943-77/weis-kansas-season-players.html.csp">College football: Kansas fires Weis 4 games into third season</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-28T12:12:10.695-06:00">Updated Sep 28, 2014 12:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Lawrence, Kan. • Charlie Weis arrived at Kansas full of bravado, promising dramatic changes within the long-suffering program. Players were dismissed, offenses and defenses were scrapped. Assistant coaches were hired, fired or simply reassigned. In the end, the one thing that needed to change — on-field results — stayed the same. Weis was fired four games into his third season on Sunday, one day after a 23-0 loss to Texas on homecoming left the brash coach with a 6-22 record in his second head c...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584649432014-09-28T12:12:10.695-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-28T12:12:10.695-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58464943@www.sltrib.com Sun, 28 Sep 2014 12:12:10 MDT MLB: Royals miss chance at first place in AL Central http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58463981-77/royals-sox-game-inning.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58463981-77/royals-sox-game-inning.html.csp">MLB: Royals miss chance at first place in AL Central</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jack Cassidy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-27T23:36:12.465-06:00">Updated Sep 27, 2014 11:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • A share of the AL Central was up for grabs. The Kansas City Royals couldn’t quite reach it. The Royals squandered a chance to move into a tie for the division lead, losing to Jose Abreu and the Chicago White Sox, 5-4 on Saturday night. “We definitely let one get away,” Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer said. “We had a lot of opportunities, guys on base to start innings. But we just didn’t get it done.” The Detroit Tigers, who lost 12-3 at Minnesota on Saturday, remained one game ahead...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584639812014-09-27T23:36:12.465-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-27T23:36:12.465-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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New England built a 2-0 lead in the first half. Kelyn Rowe was on the receiving end of Kevin Alston’s cross, and Rowe slid it past goalkeeper Eric Kronberg in the 22nd minute. Defender...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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You might have made your peace with it and have fun having the best story to tell your out-of-state friends and relatives at the next class or family reunion. Well, Utah, don’t get too cocky about it. You may not be as weird as you think. Of course, just last week, when Utah was the site of yet another example of public school administrators showing themselves to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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It depicts John Brown of Osawatomie, 39 miles south of here, as what he was, a deranged product of “bleeding Kansas,” the Civil War’s overture. Today, Orman, who is as calm as Brown was crazed, is emblematic of fascinating Kansas. Orman wants to deny Pat Roberts a fourth Senate term, thereby ending a congressional career that began...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Eisenhower, a key lawmaker who has helped oversee the project from the start is stepping away. Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran has resigned from the Eisenhower Memorial Commission as the panel votes Wednesday on how to move forward after years of controversy over the design. Moran quietly submitted his resignation last week after concluding that including ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584506102014-09-24T10:58:06.513-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T10:58:06.513-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The FTC alleges that the Leawood-based company, Butterfly Labs, told consumers that computers could generate bitcoins but didn’t deliver the computers or sent worthless equipment. The Kansas City Star reports (http://bit.ly/1B6tyvB ) that the FTC said Tuesday the federal court in Kansas City issued a temporary restraining order that shutdown ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584501862014-09-24T09:11:01.873-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-24T09:11:01.873-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Dodgers, 8 p.m., ESPN Soccer • CONCACAF, Champions League, Kansas City vs. Real Esteli, 6 p.m., FS1 Radio Major League Baseball • Colorado Rockies at San Diego, 7 p.m., 1320 AM The Big Show • Hosted by Tribune columnist Gordon Monson, 3 p.m., 1280 AM, 960 Am, 97.5 FM</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. 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Smith led touchdown drives of 62, 76 and 66 yards in a span of four possessions as Kansas City took leads of 14-0 and 21-10. The defense protected the early lead, allowing only four third down conversions and sacking Ryan Tannehill four times. The Chiefs im...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584398662014-09-23T16:04:23.663-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-23T16:04:23.663-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58426045@www.sltrib.com Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:51:01 MDT Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420370-68/taylor-court-kobach-ballot.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58420370-68/taylor-court-kobach-ballot.html.csp">Kansas judges question why Democrat kept on ballot</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOHN HANNA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Political Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-16T11:10:02.509-06:00">Updated Sep 16, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Topeka, Kan. • Several Kansas Supreme Court justices expressed skepticism Tuesday of a Republican official’s decision to keep the Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate on the ballot against his wishes as they reviewed a legal dispute that could affect the national fight for control of the Senate. The court focused on whether a formal letter from Democrat Chad Taylor to withdraw from the race was enough to require Secretary of State Kris Kobach to remove Taylor’s name from the Nov. 4 ballot. Som...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584203702014-09-16T11:10:02.509-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-16T11:10:02.509-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58420370@www.sltrib.com Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:10:02 MDT MLS: Dom Dwyer breaks Sporting K.C. scoring record in 4-0 win http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58410348-77/dwyer-tie-york-angeles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58410348-77/dwyer-tie-york-angeles.html.csp">MLS: Dom Dwyer breaks Sporting K.C. scoring record in 4-0 win</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-13T23:43:26.456-06:00">Updated Sep 13, 2014 11:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Carson, Calif. • Dominic Dwyer broke Kansas City’s single-season scoring record with his 19th goal to help Sporting beat Chivas USA 4-0 on Friday night. The previous club record was set by Preki in Kansas City’s inaugural season of 1996. It was Dwyer’s third goal in his last four games to get within two scores of New York’s Bradley Wright-Phillips for the MLS lead. Kansas City (13-10-6) snapped a four-game losing streak, while Chivas (6-16-6) was shut out for the eighth time in nine games and ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584103482014-09-13T23:43:26.456-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-13T23:43:26.456-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58410348@www.sltrib.com Sat, 13 Sep 2014 23:43:26 MDT AP source: Chiefs sign DT Kevin Vickerson http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393342-77/chiefs-vickerson-kevin-achilles.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58393342-77/chiefs-vickerson-kevin-achilles.html.csp">AP source: Chiefs sign DT Kevin Vickerson</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T22:38:51.04-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 10:38PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • A person with knowledge of the deal says the Kansas City Chiefs have signed former Broncos defensive tackle Kevin Vickerson to a one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the team had not announced the move. Vickerson will likely start right away. The Chiefs lost defensive tackle Mike DeVito to a season-ending ruptured Achilles tendon in Sunday’s loss to Tennessee. Vickerson has spent the last four years in Denver, making 41 starts and will ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583933422014-09-09T22:38:51.04-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T22:38:51.04-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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You wonder if Kansas and Alaska have come up with a solution to this problem. In Kansas, Democrat Chad Taylor shook up the Senate race by dropping out last week, giving an independent candidate, Greg Orman, a clean shot at the incumbent, Pat Roberts. At least one poll showed Orman with a 10-point lead over the 78-year-old Rober...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58393019@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:06:37 MDT NFL: Titans 26, Chiefs 10 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385681-77/locker-chiefs-titans-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58385681-77/locker-chiefs-titans-game.html.csp">NFL: Titans 26, Chiefs 10</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-09T16:05:15.755-06:00">Updated Sep 9, 2014 04:05PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • Jake Locker made a strong case for a new contract from the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Alex Smith did very little to show the Kansas City Chiefs that he deserves his new deal. Locker threw for 266 yards and two touchdowns, Smith was intercepted three times and the Titans rolled to a 26-10 victory in coach Ken Whisenhunt’s regular-season debut with Tennessee. Locker picked apart a Kansas City defense that lost Pro Bowl linebacker Derrick Johnson and starting defensive tackle Mi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583856812014-09-09T16:05:15.755-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-09T16:05:15.755-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58385681@www.sltrib.com Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:05:15 MDT Recent call-ups have purpose for Royals http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58375774-77/royals-gore-run-bases.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58375774-77/royals-gore-run-bases.html.csp">Recent call-ups have purpose for Royals</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVE SKRETTA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-04T23:16:03.433-06:00">Updated Sep 4, 2014 11:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kansas City, Mo. • In the span of just a few hours on a hot Tuesday afternoon, Terrance Gore drove from Arkansas to Kansas City, moved into a locker deep within Kauffman Stadium, slid into a starched white Royals jersey and took some bunting practice on the field. By nightfall, he was standing on second base in the middle of a pennant race. These are heady times for the Royals, a franchise that hasn’t been to the postseason in nearly 30 years. They were clinging to a 1-game lead over Detroit in ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583757742014-09-04T23:16:03.433-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-04T23:16:03.433-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58375774@www.sltrib.com Thu, 04 Sep 2014 23:16:03 MDT