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The Kansas City Chiefs weekend training camp photo gallery

The Kansas City Chiefs opened training camp on Thursday at Missouri Western University. That means fans can get to see the Chiefs live for the first time since January. For a complete list of the team’s training camp schedule you can look here on the team’s official website. But if you’re not able to make it out we’ve got the next best thing. Here’s a collection of the...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Kansas City Chiefs owner Clark Hunt not ranked top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dee Ford pays homage to Derrick Thomas

After the Chiefs selected pass rusher Dee Ford in round one, owner Clark Hunt came dangerously close to comparing Ford to the late Derrick Thomas. Ford has opted for a more direct reference. With Ford’s college number 30 unavailable at the next level due to the league’s jersey rules, Ford went another way, opting for 55. “This is Derrick Thomas’ college number,” Ford...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Kansas City is Set at Quarterback

After what has seemed like eons, the NFL Draft is finally upon us. With the draft being moved back this year, it seems that nearly every team has been tied to some sort of rumor. The Kansas City Chiefs had remained relatively quiet this offseason until earlier this week when Sports Illustrated reported that the Kansas City Chiefs were eyeballing quarterback with their first round...
Via Standing O Sports
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: Kansas City Chiefs’ Clark Hunt named named top half owner in NFL

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Chariman Clark Hunt Wants To Extend Alex Smith’s Contract

Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt has expressed a desire to extend quarterback Alex Smith’s contract beyond next season. The Chiefs Pro Bowl quarterback is entering the final year of his three year contract which he signed after the 2011 season. “When we made the trade for him a year ago, that was part of the thinking,” Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said. “I...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Clark Hunt: We want Alex Smith around for more than two years

Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt told 810 WHB in KC that they hope quarterback Alex Smith will be around for a long time. “When we made the trade for him a year ago, that was part of the thinking,” Hunt said. “I don’t think that thinking has changed. He came in and did a nice job. We’re glad to have him as a part of the Kansas City Chiefs and we hope it’s longer...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Hoping To Keep Alex Smith As Their QB Long-Term

Chiefs owner Clark Hunt recently joined 810 WHB in Kansas City to discuss topics relating to the team moving forward. According to Hunt, the Chiefs would like to ensure that QB Alex Smith remains in Kansas City for the foreseeable future. “When we made the trade for him a year ago, that was part of the thinking,” Hunt said of re-signing Smith. “I don’t think that thinking...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunt talks about Alex Smith

Few issues are more important to the Kansas City Chiefs over the next few months than to re-sign quarterback Alex Smith to a long-term contract extension. The recent comments of chairman Clark Hunt to Kansas City radio station 810 WHB are another indication the Chiefs intend to do so. “When we made the trade for him a year ago, that was part of the thinking," Hunt said....
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

How does a team go from 2-14 to 8-0? It starts with great coaching

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- There were skeptics everywhere when Chiefs CEO Clark Hunt aggressively pursued and landed Andy Reid to be his next head coach last January. The skeptics, most notably the ones right here in Kansas City, are all quiet now. Along with general manager John Dorsey, Reid has taken a roster mostly the same from last year's train wreck of a team, a squad that stumbled...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs’ approach to rebuilding franchise has proven to be most successful

As the only remaining unbeaten team in the NFL, the Chiefs reach the halfway point of their season Sunday as the talk of the league. Surely, Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt could not envision his team starting 7-0 even after the organization made moves at head coach, general manager and quarterback that changed the face of the franchise: The Chiefs, who were an unsightly 2-14 last year...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Reaction to death of Titans owner Bud Adams

Some reaction Monday to the death of Titans owner Bud Adams. He was 90. --- ''When my father Lamar set out to start a new league to rival the NFL in 1959, the first person he went to visit was Bud Adams. Lamar, Bud and the other visionary owners of the American Football League believed that fans across the country would embrace pro football if given the chance, and they...
Via AP on Fox
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Arrowhead Stadium breaks record for noise level

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Arrowhead Stadium is once again the loudest stadium in the NFL.This time, it's official.The Kansas City Chiefs broke the world record for an outdoor sports stadium in their 24-7 win over Oakland on Sunday when they reached 137.5 decibels in the closing minutes.An official from Guinness World Records told The Associated Press confirmed that Chiefs fans broke...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

FC Dallas Partners With Toyota To Rename Home Ground

It’s a move that mirrors the league-leading upswing in attendance in Frisco, as well as the boost in local popularity and season ticket holders since 2010. FC Dallas Stadium is no more: Toyota Stadium is in.   The Pizza Hut deal (the stadium’s former namesake) fell apart only over a season ago, leaving the park without an official sponsor and a default, but doable...
Via Total MLS
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Chiefs renewing rivalry at Arrowhead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One of the first things Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did when he awoke Wednesday was to take a good look at the little wooden trophy topped by an odd street sign sitting among the many awards and memorabilia in his Dallas-area home. It's called the "Preston Road Trophy," dreamed up by his longtime friend and the late Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt, and named...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cowboys, Chiefs renewing rivalry at Arrowhead

(Eds: Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos.) By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer One of the first things Cowboys owner Jerry Jones did when he awoke Wednesday was to take a good look at the little wooden trophy topped by an odd street sign sitting among the many awards and memorabilia in his Dallas-area home. It's called the ''Preston Road Trophy,'' dreamed...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Players reaction to Crew's new owner

By: Andrew KingWith the announcement of a new owner for the Columbus Crew, fans and have been compiling wish lists of dream additions and changes, while new ownership and front office ask for patience before decisions can be made. But what does the team think of the beginning of the Precourt Sports Ventures era? "It was a little bit of a surprise, but it's exciting,"...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Hunt Sports Group sell Columbus Crew to Precourt Sports Ventures

The Columbus Crew has been sold by the Hunt Sports Group to Precourt Sports Ventures headed by managing partner Anthony Precourt. The Hunts Sports Group founded by the late Lamar Hunt was the last owner of two MLS teams. It also owns FC Dallas. AEG owns the LA Galaxy and remains a part owner of the Houston Dynamo. “It’s a long time from the days when we had only three owners...
Via 90Soccer
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Precourt acquires Columbus Crew

The Columbus Crew has announced that Precourt Sports Ventures LLC has acquired the operating rights to the Major League Soccer club from Hunt Sports Group, which has owned and run it since its inception in 1996. Precourt is a privately held investment and management firm. The sale was announced at a news conference on Tuesday. "Precourt Sports Ventures, LLC (PSV) is honored...
Via Fox Soccer
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

MLS franchise Columbus Crew acquired by Precourt

The Columbus Crew has announced that Precourt Sports Ventures LLC has acquired the operating rights to the Major League Soccer club from Hunt Sports Group, which has owned and run it since its inception in 1996. Precourt is a privately held investment and management firm. The sale was announced at a news conference on Tuesday. Clark Hunt, son of the late oilman and sports magnate...
Via Fox Soccer
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Columbus Crew sold to Precourt Sports Ventures

By Andrew KingFOX Sports Ohio After 17 seasons, the Columbus Crew announced Tuesday that the team has its second owner after the Hunt Sports Group sold the entirety of the club to Precourt Sports Ventures and Managing Partner and new team Chairman Anthony Precourt.The move comes after a long search by the Hunt family to find minority ownership for the team, and the 100 percent purchase...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs Camp Notes: Clark Hunt’s Resolve

St. Joseph, MO - After Monday’s practice, Kansas City Chiefs Chairman, Clark Hunt, spoke to the media. What a difference seven months has made since he cleaned house. Now he’s looking forward to the 2013 season.
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Reids' Chiefs get tackling early in training camp

Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt admitted to cringing on Monday when he stopped by to see his team practice through intermittent rain just four days into training camp. The sight of Jamaal Charles hauling himself off the soggy turf has that effect. Under new coach Andy Reid, the Chiefs are going full speed and tackling to the ground less than a week into their workouts at Missouri Western...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs already delivering hard hits in camp

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt admitted to cringing on Monday when he stopped by to see his team practice through intermittent rain just four days into training camp. The sight of Jamaal Charles hauling himself off the soggy turf has that effect. Under new coach Andy Reid, the Chiefs are going full speed and tackling to the ground less than a week into their workouts...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs 2013: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into Camp

It’s a good thing that Clark Hunt likes the changes that were made with the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason.The owner of the ball club overhauled many management positions, including head coach and has brought in new players to a roster that although boasted a 2-14 record, was represented in the Pro Bowl by five starters.Somehow that seems impossible to fathom.This is a new look...
Via Football Nation
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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