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Chiefs owner Clark Hunt says Patrick Mahomes’ extension may be a year away

[ad_1] AVENTURA, Fla. -- Patrick Mahomes may have to wait another year for his massive contract extension.Kansas City Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt said the Chiefs could wait until next year to sign Mahomes to a new contract."There will be a right time sometime in the next 12 to 15 months to extend Patrick, and when I say right time, I mean right time for both the player and the club,''
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Players who leveled up for all 32 NFL teams in the 2019 season

[ad_1] 6:45 AM ETNFL NationESPN Super Bowl LIV on Sunday will showcase some of the NFL's elite players for the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs -- and many of those players have shown great improvements throughout their careers.In an effort to highlight those NFL players who have made big jumps from one season to the next, we asked our NFL Nation reporters to identify the player on each
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Survey — $6.8 billion could be bet on Super Bowl

[ad_1] This year, approximately 26 million Americans -- more than one in 10 adults -- may combine to bet an estimated $6.8 billion on Super Bowl LIV between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, according to survey results released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association.The AGA, a Washington, D.C.-based trade group that represents the casino industry, estimates 3 million more American adults will have something riding on this
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Richard Sherman, 49ers promise to draw inspiration from Kobe Bryant in Super Bowl vs. Chiefs

[ad_1] MIAMI -- About an hour into the San Francisco 49ers' flight to Miami for Super Bowl LIV on Sunday, general manager John Lynch approached sleeping cornerback Richard Sherman, tapped him on the shoulder and broke the devastating news.In what was supposed to be a happy time for Sherman and his teammates, Lynch leaned in and informed Sherman that Kobe Bryant, legendary basketball player and close friend, had died in
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Super Bowl I vs. Super Bowl LIV

[ad_1] On Jan. 15, 1967, the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs squared off inside the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in what was officially the AFL-NFL World Championship Game.Unofficially, it was dubbed the Super Bowl. Fifty-three years later, the game has turned into America's premier sporting event.On Sunday, the Chiefs will face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV at Miami's Hard Rock Stadium.From the players to the
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Chiefs players land in Miami wearing Hawaiian shirts in nod to Andy Reid

[ad_1] MIAMI -- The Kansas City Chiefs arrived at the site of Super Bowl LIV with some players wearing Hawaiian shirts in apparent tribute to head coach Andy Reid, who favors the fashion.Reid left the Chiefs' chartered aircraft at Miami international Airport wearing a suit.Travis Kelce was among the Chiefs players who landed in Miami wearing a Hawaiian shirt in an apparent tribute to Andy Reid -- who wore a
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Super Bowl LIV picks and analysis from 18 Pro Bowlers

[ad_1] 3:57 PM ETMichael DiRoccoCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered University of Florida for 13 seasons for ESPN.com and Florida Times-Union Graduate of Jacksonville University Multiple APSE award winnerJenna LaineCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered the Buccaneers since 2009 Joined ESPN in 2016The NFL's best gather in Orlando, Florida, this week to play in Sunday's Pro Bowl at Camping World Stadium (ABC/ESPN, 3 p.m. ET). How do they see Super Bowl LIV playing out between the
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Prop bets for Super Bowl include odds Kyle Shanahan blows 28-3 lead

[ad_1] At one U.S. sportsbook, San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan is a long shot to blow another 28-3 lead in the Super Bowl. Bookmakers in Indiana and New Jersey are busy stirring up odds on which color of Gatorade will be dumped on the winning coach, and the coin flip is already dividing the betting public.The annual phenomenon that is Super Bowl prop betting has begun, and when it's
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Super Bowl LIV – Biggest bets around U.S. sportsbooks on Kansas City Chiefs-San Francisco 49ers, including spread, total and prop bets

[ad_1] 5:24 PM ETDavid PurdumCloseESPN Staff Writer Joined ESPN in 2014 Journalist covering gambling industry since 2008Ben FawkesCloseESPN Staff WriterRuns day-to-day editorial operations at Chalk, ESPN.com's gambling section Joined ESPN in 2010In the American sports betting world, nothing is bigger than the Super Bowl.1 RelatedLeading up to the Feb. 2 kickoff between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, more money will be bet on Super Bowl LIV than