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Super Bowl LV: KC pastor will marry 15 couples before big game in Tampa [Video]

Football fans know what a hitch-and-go route is. A Kansas City-area pastor is coming to Super Bowl LV with her own version — getting hitched on the go.

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Defensive lineman with roots in Radcliff prepares for Super Bowl with Buccaneers | News [Video]

Rakeem Nunez-Roches will take the field with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV next weekend, and some of his football roots grew rights here in Kentucky.

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Chargers HC Brandon Staley Takes Shot at Raiders Jon Gruden [Video]

The Las Vegas Raiders-Los Angeles Chargers rivalry could get a little more heated.

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LIVE GAME BLOG: Chiefs can clinch playoff spot with victory over Broncos [Video]

The Kansas City Chiefs can clinch a playoff spot Sunday night at Arrowhead Stadium with a victory over the Denver Broncos. Follow up for live updates from the stadium.Kickoff: 7:20 p.m.Spread: KC -14 (51)How to tune in: Fans who are unable to attend Sundays game can tune into WDAF-FM (106.5 The Wolf), the Home of the Chiefs Radio Network, as Voice of the Chiefs Mitch Holthus, former Chiefs WR Danan Hughes and sideline reporter Josh Klingler call the action. The radio broadcast is also available streaming on the Chiefs Mobile app within a 50-mile radius of the Kansas City metro area.LIVE UPDATES7:54 p.m. — The Chiefs didnt get into the end zone in the first quarter and its all tied up at 3-3 at the end of the first quarter. Patrick Mahomes is 5 of 7 for 72 yards, while Denver quarterback Drew lock is 5 of 8 for 68 yards with one interception.7:52 p.m. — The Chiefs stall inside the red zone and Harrison Butker nails a field goal to make it 3-3 with 20 seconds left in the first quarter. So far, the Denver defense has come to play.7:45 p.m. — Brandon McManus drills a 53-yard field goal, and Denver is on the board first. Its 3-0 with 3:58 left in the first quarter.7:35 p.m. — The Chiefs cant make Denver pay for the interception after Patrick Mahomes wasnt able to hit Tyreek Hill on a long bomb. It was definitely a missed opportunity because the Broncos had blown the coverage.7:30 p.m. — The Chiefs pick off Drew Luck on the first drive.7:23 p.m. — And were off at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs have beaten Denver 10 straight times, and theyre looking to make it 11 in a row tonight on Sunday night football. Denver will get the ball first with Lee’s Summit native and former Mizzou quarterback Drew Lock under center.6:57 p.m. — Travis Kelce needs just 22 yards tonight to become the only tight end in NFL history to record his fifth straight season with 1,000 yards receiving. No other tight end in the league has reached four straight.6:45 p.m. — The Chiefs will be wearing Red on Red tonight on Sunday night football.6:30 p.m. — Matt McMullen and Shawn Barber are live with the breakdown of the Chiefs matchup against the Denver Broncos6 p.m. — Here are the Chiefs inactives for tonights game against Denver:CB BoPete KeyesLB Darius HarrisOT Martinas RankinTE Ricky Seals-JonesDE Tim WardDT Khalen Saunders5:50 p.m. — The Chiefs are on the field at Arrowhead Stadium going through warmups ahead of their Sunday night football game against the Denver Broncos.5 p.m. — Sports Illustrated announced Sunday morning that Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardifhave been named as two of the magazines Sportspersons of the year. READ MORE4:50 p.m. — Patrick Mahomes has arrived in style for Sunday night football.4 p.m. — Here’s a look at some of the cleats players will be wearing Sunday night to support the NFL’s “My Cause, My Cleats.” Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is one of the headliners of the cause.GAME PREVIEW The Chiefs’ Patrick Mahomes is putting together one of the best seasons of any quarterback in NFL history.The Broncos? Well, they’re just happy to HAVE a quarterback. Drew Lock will be back under center when Denver visits Kansas City in the latest edition of their long-simmering AFC West rivalry Sunday night. Lock was deemed a high-risk close contact of infected quarterback Jeff Driskel – along with the rest of the Broncos’ quarterbacks – and left his team without a true QB to face New Orleans last week.The Broncos turned to a practice squad wide receiver to take most of the snaps in a 31-3 rout.Watching it, it was a gut-wrenching feeling the whole time. It was tough, said Lock, who grew up suburban Kansas City and starred at nearby Missouri. It wasn’t something I enjoyed. I’d much rather be out on the field helping my team out. It hurt my heart, hurt my soul, and it’s just time to move on and get out there and get to Kansas City.The Broncos (4-7) had better turn their focus to the Chiefs (10-1) rather quickly.Mahomes is coming off another impressive performance, throwing for 462 yards and three touchdowns without a pick in a 27-24 win over Tom Brady and the Buccaneers. He’s on pace to throw for 5,087 yards, which would give him his second season among the top 10 in NFL history, along with 44 touchdown passes and just three interceptions. His passer rating of 115.5, while far from the perfect measurement of play, would be the best in his bright young career.Mahomes is special, not just this year – ever since he’s taken over the starting job in Kansas City, he’s had a phenomenal short career, Broncos coach Vic Fangio said. He’s just really a great, great quarterback, and he especially excels in their system. He’s really good at operating their system.His cast of cohorts makes it a relatively easy task.Tyreek Hill has put together three consecutive 100-yard receiving games, and he’s caught at least one TD pass in five straight, highlighted by a 269-yard effort with three scores against Tampa Bay. Tight end Travis Kelce is riding a streak of 106 games with at least one catch and needs a mere 22 yards receiving to reach 1,000 for the fifth straight year.Throw in the recent return of Sammy Watkins from a hamstring injury, fellow wide receivers Mecole Hardman and Demarcus Robinson, and running backs Clyde Edwards-Helaire and LeVeon Bell, and you have a seemingly unstoppable offense.Those guys are rolling, Watkins said, so I’m just trying to catch up to their speed. You got everybody moving so fast, I’m like, I got to catch up. The offense is going to continue doing what they’re doing. I’m just trying to add to it.As if it needed any more help.The guys believe in me just as much as I believe in him. You have to have that if you want to win these football teams against these great opponents, Mahomes said. You have to have total confidence in each other to know we’re going to give whatever we have in order to win the game, no what what that is.QUARTERBACK QUAGMIRELock will start the 14th game of his NFL career after missing his 14th game last week. Lock and his backup, Brett Rypien, returned to practice Wednesday, but the Broncos isolated practice squad veteran Blake Bortles as a precaution. They added Kyle Shurmur, the Chiefs former practice squad QB and son of Broncos offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur, in case any of the Broncos quarterbacks tested positive for the coronavirus. Drew’s going to be motivated, Broncos tight end Noah Fant said. Im expecting him to come out and do good things.PLAYOFF PICTUREThe Chiefs can clinch a playoff berth with a win, losses by the Raiders, Ravens and Colts or a handful of other results in which they tie. More importantly, they can clinch their fifth consecutive AFC West title with a win and Raiders loss or tie, or if they tie and the Raiders lose to the winless Jets.UNFAIR FIGHTThe Broncos will face Hill and Co. without their best cornerback. Bryce Callahan was placed on injured reserve with a foot injury Wednesday. Rookie cornerback Essang Bassey is in line to start opposite A.J. Bouye in the secondary.KEEPING PACEThe Chiefs remain a game behind the unbeaten Steelers for the No. 1 seed in the AFC playoffs, which takes on even more importance this season with a lone first-round bye. But that doesn’t mean the Chiefs are watching the standings quite yet.I let the coaches take care of who we play and how we play, Watkins said. We just control what we control.GETTING DEFENSIVEAfter a couple of shaky performances against Carolina and Las Vegas, the Chiefs’ defense had one of its best games of the season against Tampa Bay. It picked off Brady twice and held the Buccaneers until some mop-up points late in the game.They do a great job of bringing pressures, Lock said. All defenses do, but it just so happens the Chiefs do it really well.