Good morning Chiefs fans! Another short Arrowheadlines today, but that is more than made up for by what I think are some quality stories. Enjoy your Kansas City Chiefs news.
The sight of the trophy, which goes to the winner of the AFC championship, sent shivers down Richardson's spine.
"That has a little more extra meaning for me and you than a lot of other people," Richardson told Schottenheimer, whose computer screensaver features a photo of the trophy.
Tonight, Richardson and Schottenheimer have a chance to fulfill a dream that went unrealized in Kansas City: to reach the Super Bowl - if they can defeat the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC championship game.
Early in their courtship, they attended one high school, one pro and three college football games in a four-day span, after which Norma casually said, "I think we went to five games."
"Isn't that great?" beamed Lamar. "A fiple-header!"
A mere warmup, it turns out, for Norma, whom the Pro Football Hall of Fame recognizes as the only woman who has attended all 44 Super Bowls.
Number XLV is two weeks from today. For the first time, Norma doesn't need a plane ticket. The game is at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, a short drive on Interstate 30 from Lamar's beloved hometown of Dallas.
Lamar Hunt's Legacy Will Continue to Live on During Super Bowl XLV Week from The Dallas Morning News
More than 1,000 runners and walkers laced up their sneakers Saturday morning for the 5th annual Ontario Mills 5K/10K, more than doubling last year's turnout.
Runners were still registering for the race after organizers ran out of bib numbers.
The race, the main fundraiser for the Christian Okoye Foundation, drew about 450 last year, said foundation founder and race organizer Christian Okoye, a former running back for the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs.
Big Turnout for Charity Run in Ontario from Redlands Daily Facts
This is the place for fullbacks.
It has been going on for years in York County, its backbone factories and farmland. From William Penn's Woody Bennett to Eastern's Jon Witman to a family of fullbacks from Red Land High in Lewisberry.
Of course, the most celebrated now is John Kuhn, the nimble bull from Dover who has become a cult figure for the surging Green Bay Packers. Sunday, he'll try to help lead them over the Chicago Bears and into the Super Bowl.
"You have to be strong and tough and hard-nosed, which I think comes from our kind of area," said Red Land's Mike Cox, a three-year fullback with the Kansas City Chiefs. "That's the kind of people we are.
York County has a Cottage Industry Turning Out NFL Fullbacks from The York Daily Record