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Reuters Sports News Summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020

The Congolese player will feature in the first NBA game in France as the Hornets face the Milwaukee Bucks in Paris next Friday. Tennis: Medvedev happy with the hype at Melbourne Park Having suffered burn-out at the end of a brilliant 2019, Daniil Medvedev is feeling rejuvenated and worthy of the hype he is generating as one of the top contenders outside the 'Big Three' at the Australian Open. American great John McEnroe has tipped the U.S. Open finalist as the man most likely to break the Grand Slam stranglehold of Novak Djokovic, Rafa Nadal and Roger Federer at Melbourne Park after a season featuring four titles and a Tour-leading 59 match wins.

Royals ex-owner Glass dies at 84

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Former Kansas City Royals owner David Glass died last week at the age of 84, the team confirmed Friday. Glass, who bought the Royals for $96 million in April 2000, died on Jan. 9 from complications of pneumonia, according to his family. In a statement released on Twitter, new owner John Sherman, a local businessman who bought the team from the Glass family in November, said, "Like so many Kansas Citians, I am deeply saddened by the news of David's passing.

Chiefs DT Jones, RB McCoy questionable for Titans

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones and running back LeSean McCoy on Friday were listed as questionable for Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the visiting Tennessee Titans. Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, who like Jones and McCoy were limited in Friday practice, was given no official injury-report designation for the game but coach Andy Reid previously said he expects Kelce to play. Jones suffered a calf injury that kept him out of last week's divisional-round victory over the Houston Texans.

Family and Players Say Former Kansas City Chiefs Coach, Who Died at 89, Had a Gift for Teaching

Friday, January 17th, 2020

A former assistant coach for the Kansas City Chiefs during their Super Bowl IV win has died. The family of Darrel Burton "Pete" Brewster said his death was unexpected, but the 89-year-old lived a long and healthy life.

Titans face Chiefs, Packers battle 49ers for trips to Super Bowl

Friday, January 17th, 2020

After an upset over the Baltimore Ravens, the Tennessee Titans face the Kansas City Chiefs in the AFC championship game. In the NFC, the Green Bay Packers will visit the San Francisco 49ers for a chance to play in the Super Bowl. CBS Sports senior NFL writer Will Brinson joined CBSN to preview Sunday's games.

Here’s what businesses are betting ahead of the Titans’ playoff game

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Mayors aren't the only ones making bets on Sunday's AFC Championship game. Both PNC Bank and the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce have struck friendly wagers with their Kansas City counterparts in honor of the Tennessee Titans' upcoming game against the Kansas City Chiefs. According to a news release, Michael Johnson, who runs PNC's Tennessee team, is set to win some of Kansas City's iconic barbecue if the Titans can pull out the upset Sunday.

Kansas City Chiefs superfan Charles ‘Big Buck Chuck’ Penn explains why he leaves games early

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Kansas City Chiefs super-fan Charles "Big Buck Chuck" Penn explains why he leaves Chiefs games early.

Top 5 fantasy tight ends of 2019: Big-name trio at risk of losing a member

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Maybe someday, NFL teams will invest so much in the tight end position that fantasy managers will have a plethora of good options to choose from in a draft. This is the third time since 2016 that Kelce has finished as the top fantasy tight end — that remaining season (2017), he finished second. Kelce delivered his fourth consecutive 1000+ yard season in 2019.

Peter Schrager reveals famous actor who’s pulling for Andy Reid to win first Super Bowl

Friday, January 17th, 2020

Peter Schrager reveals famous which actor is pulling for Andy Reid and the Kansas City Chiefs to win first Super Bowl.

NFL conference championship picks: a Chiefs-Packers Super Bowl?

Friday, January 17th, 2020

The Titans should bear in mind that, despite Patrick Mahomes' heroic performance during last Sunday's destruction of the Houston Texans, Ryan Tannehill and co are more than capable of beating the Chiefs. In fact, they did so in November, and that was with Mahomes playing at the height of his considerable powers. Back then Tennessee won the day by doing the simple things well: Tannehill was interception-free, special teams chipped in with a blocked field goal in the 35-32 victory and Brett Kern pinned the Chiefs back in their own territory with a 51.0-yard punting average.