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Chiefs trade out of first round for a sixth time

kansascity.com — The Chiefs traded their first round selection, No. 28 overall, to the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday. It marked the sixth time in franchise history the team has traded out of the first round. Such deals over the years allowed them to obtain quarterbacks Joe Montana and Trent Green.

Mississippi’s Laremy Tunsil all the buzz in first round of NFL Draft

kansascity.com — One player dominated the buzz of the first round of the NFL Draft, and it wasn't overall top pick Jarod Goff, the quarterback from California headed to the Los Angeles Rams. Mississippi tackle Laremy Tunsil became the talk of the draft moments before it started when a video surfaced of his smoking out of a gas-mask bong.

Kansas City is ‘very interested’ in holding NFL Draft

kansascity.com — Kansas City has submitted an intent to bid for the NFL Draft in future years, starting with the 2017 event, which is being held in Chicago for the second straight year. Commissioner Roger Goodell has said it's "very likely" the even will leave Chicago after this year.

Southeastern Conference looks for another big NFL Draft haul

kansascity.com — After a two-year absence from capturing a college football national championship, the Southeastern Conference wore the crown again last season with Alabama's title. But one area that hasn't dipped in dominance is the NFL Draft. The SEC should come up big once again starting with Thursday's first round.

What may await Chiefs at selection No. 28 in the NFL Draft?

kansas.com — The Chiefs have the No. 28 draft selection on Thursday. What kind of talent could they expect to fine there? Based on the last 10 years of the NFL Draft, the No. 28 draft pick started more than half his games as a rookie and four of the 10 reached the Pro Bowl at some point.

What may await Chiefs at selection No. 28 in the NFL Draft?

kansascity.com — The Chiefs have the No. 28 draft selection on Thursday. What kind of talent could they expect to fine there? Based on the last 10 years of the NFL Draft, the No. 28 draft pick started more than half his games as a rookie and four of the 10 reached the Pro Bowl at some point.

Royals’ 6-1 victory over Orioles crafted by Yordano Ventura, home runs and spot starters

kansas.com — Yordano Ventura went a season-high seven innings and yielded one run and three hits as the Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium to win the three-game series two games to one. Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each hit solo home runs.

Royals’ 6-1 victory over Orioles crafted by Yordano Ventura, home runs and spot starters

kansascity.com — Yordano Ventura went a season-high seven innings and yielded one run and three hits as the Royals beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-1 on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium to win the three-game series two games to one. Alex Gordon and Eric Hosmer each hit solo home runs.

Chris Young, Mike Moustakas lead Royals to 4-2 victory over Orioles

kansascity.com — Chris Young's response to one of the worst stretches of his career was one of his best-ever starts. The losing pitcher in his first three starts, Young was masterful in the Royals' 4-2 victory over the Orioles on Friday night before 29,546 at Kauffman Stadium.

Chris Young, Mike Moustakas lead Royals to 4-2 victory over Orioles

kansas.com — Chris Young's response to one of the worst stretches of his career was one of his best-ever starts. The losing pitcher in his first three starts, Young was masterful in the Royals' 4-2 victory over the Orioles on Friday night before 29,546 at Kauffman Stadium.
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