December 2006 - Kansas City Chiefs Wiretap
Chiefs Keep Slim Playoff Chance Alive
Larry Johnson ran for 137 yards and a touchdown and the Chiefs kept their slim playoff hopes alive by becoming the first team to beat the Raiders eight straight times with a 20-9 victory Saturday night.
Chiefs Visit Struggling Raiders
The Kansas City Chiefs are frustrated, their playoff hopes likely gone. They'll try to stop a three-game losing streak when they visit the struggling Oakland Raiders on Saturday night.
Chiefs Owner Lamar Hunt Dead At 74
Lamar Hunt, the visionary who owned the Kansas City Chiefs and came up with the term "Super Bowl," died Wednesday night. He was 74. Hunt, the son of a famous and wealthy Texas family, died at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas of complications from prostate cancer, Chiefs spokesman Bob Moore said.
Lamar Hunt Fighting For His Life
Lamar Hunt was fighting for his life in a Dallas hospital Tuesday, and friends and family of the 74-year-old pioneer of the modern NFL were hoping for "miracles." Hunt has battled cancer for several years and was hospitalized the day before Thanksgiving with a partially collapsed lung. Doctors discovered that the cancer has since spread, and Hunt has been under heavy sedation since last week.
NBC Picks Chargers And Chiefs For Game On 17th
The December 17th game in San Diego between the Chargers and Kansas City Chiefs has been move to NBC's nighttime slot. The move is part of the network's flexible scheduling under the new television contract with the NFL that's meant to ensure contending teams play in prime time late in the season.