Former Kansas City Chiefs broadcaster Bill Grigsby, who died in 2011, was honored with a statue in Parkville on Thursday and toasted by some former Chiefs, who were as surprised as anybody by the firing of general manager John Dorsey earlier in the day.
Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Chris Conley spoke about the new prototype Vicis helmet he and several other Chiefs players will be testing out at training camp. The helmet has a soft outer shell paired with an underlying layer of columns designed to mitigate collisions from multiple directions.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell visited Kansas City on Friday as part of the Chiefs Fantasy Camp and the Star's Terez Paylor asked Goodell about Kansas City playing in more international games and hosting a Super Bowl or an NFL Draft.
Kansas City Chiefs coach Andy Reid entertained the idea of being a sportswriter when he was in college at Brigham Young, even writing a column for the Provo Daily Herald. Football became his life, but he still loves to write and values the meaning of words — which helps explain why he is so cautious with the media despite his previous interest in being part of it.