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COSTA MESA, Calif. -- The Kansas City Chiefs will play in the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years on Sunday. The main reason for that is the addition of Patrick Mahomes, a transcendent quarterback who regularly makes the right decisions at the end of games to put his team over the top. Unfortu

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Super Bowl: Chiefs, 49ers motivated by Kobe Bryant 'Mamba mentality'
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Giants' Yolmer Sanchez: Lands with Giants
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Dream allowing Angel McCoughtry to test WNBA free agency
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Texans coach Bill O'Brien gains general manager title
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Muskegon star Cam Martinez reaffirms Ohio State football commitment; ' I will be signing'
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Roger Federer saves seven match points against Tennys Sandgren to reach Australian Open semifinals
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LeBron James posts on Kobe Bryant: 'I'm Not Ready but here I go'
NBA star LeBron James struggled Monday in a social media post to describe his grief and heartache over the loss of his friend and competitor Kobe Bryant. "I'm Not Ready but here I go. Man I sitting here trying to write something for this post but every time I try I begin crying again just thinking a   NBC News  
Kyle Shanahan: 49ers must play 60 minutes to stop Chiefs, 'freak' Patrick Mahomes
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