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July 8, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel is introduced before the 2012 Legends and Celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium.  Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE
July 8, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel is introduced before the 2012 Legends and Celebrity softball game at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE

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Self also was booed during pregame introductions by MU fans. KU fans tried their best to drown out the nasty reception.

"I always kind of thought Mizzou people liked me for some reason. I guess I was off base on that a little bit," said Self, who wasn't the only local player booed. Fans booed K.C. Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel during introductions, but gave him polite applause during his at-bats.

Big Shot: Bill Self Homers - Yes, Homers - In Losing Cause from The Lawrence Journal World

Holmes also talked in sad detail about the pain he's dealing with now that his career his over. He said the migraines - frontal headaches - have been difficult.

He said there's some mornings when getting out of bed can be a not-so-fun experience since there could be some kind of physical, maybe arthritic situation, to figure out. That's one of the costs of playing football for a long time.

Holmes Talks About His Pain from CSN Washington

Former Mooney standout Kyle McCarthy, a safety with the Kansas City Chiefs, likes the playoff, particularly if it involves Notre Dame.

"I think it's great for the game," said McCarthy, who led the Irish in tackles his last two seasons. "Now there's not going to be a team left out. And if there is, you don't have much to argue because you should have been in the top four. If you're the fifth team, I don't feel bad for you.

"I hope to see Notre Dame as one of those four teams very soon."

Pelini On FBS Playoff: 'It Doesn't Work' from The Youngstown Vindicator

The Hall of Very Good is intended to recognize former players who the PFRA believes should be considered for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, OH...

...This year's Hall of Very Good nominees are:

Curley Culp Defensive Tackle 1968-1981 6-time Pro Bowler and 1-time First-Team All-Pro Kansas City Chiefs, Houston Oilers, Detroit Lions.

Pro Football Researchers Association Announces 2012 Hall Of Very Good Nominees from Examiner.com

The six other teams I like to win three more games than last year:

Bills: 6 to 9 wins
Chiefs:
7 to 10
Broncos:
8 to 11
Eagles:
8 to 11
Redskins:
5 to 8
Panthers:
6 to 9
Rams:
2 to 5

Which Seven Teams Make The 3-Win Jump? Texans, Eagles, Broncos Look Best from CBS Sports

Larry Marshall, an All-Catholic running back at Bishop Egan High who played at the University of Maryland and for the Kansas City Chiefs for two seasons before spending four years with the Eagles

In The Community: Pair Of Local Legends Headed To PA Hall Of Fame from The Delaware County Daily Times

The deadline for franchised players to sign an extension is July 16. If Kansas City's Dwayne Bowe and Oakland's Tyvon Branch do not sign extensions by then, they must wait to sign new deals after the season. Both players can be franchised again next year.

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