Dynasty or Not, the Chiefs Are Just Getting Started
Patrick Mahomes might not be ready to use the D-word, but his Chiefs, with two championships in four years, have a case to be the NFL’s next great dynasty
Andy Reid’s Decade of Dominance Redefined the Kansas City Chiefs
Reid already has a Hall of Fame–worthy résumé. If he wins his second Super Bowl title on Sunday, he’ll vault into another coaching stratosphere along the greatest of all time.
The Evolution of Patrick Mahomes Into a Football Man in Full
On the verge of his second NFL MVP award and a win away from his fifth straight AFC championship game, the Chiefs quarterback answered every possible question in 2022 and became a better version of himself
Patrick Mahomes Is No Longer Just a Phenom. He’s the GOAT in the Making.
What Mahomes has accomplished since entering the NFL is without precedent. He’s already ascended to the apex of his sport on both an individual and team level. The all-time pantheon is next.
Kansas City Sports Fandom Has Achieved Nirvana
The Chiefs won the Super Bowl in dramatic fashion less than five years after the Royals won the World Series in a similar way. A lifetime of fan-base dreaming has been fulfilled—and the future is suddenly boundless.
The Forever Cycle of Chiefs Fandom Has Been Broken
Kansas City is about to play in the Super Bowl for the first time in 50 years. This is more than just a breakthrough for a long-suffering franchise. It’s the culmination of a journey that defines an entire fan base.
Faith, Fear, and Fandom in the Time of Patrick Mahomes
The Chiefs QB was the story of last season. A year later, he’s finding his way after an injury scare. For Kansas City fans, Mahomes’s 2019 has been thrilling and terrifying—and a reminder of what happens when sports become spiritual.
The Untold Misery of the Chiefs’ Postseason Kicking Woes
When Kansas City takes the field this Saturday against Indianapolis, it’ll do so with the NFL’s most prolific offense and most exciting young passer. But the Chiefs will also be playing with the weight of nearly five decades’ worth of missed field goals, botched fakes, and close playoff losses.
The Transformative Power of Patrick Mahomes II
Kansas City’s rocket-armed passer has emerged as a prolific talent, an MVP favorite, and the story of the 2018 NFL season. To Chiefs fans, he’s something more: the Quarterback That Was Promised.
How the White Sox Are Trying to Perfect Tanking
The South Siders haven’t merely embraced the rebuilding methods that led the Cubs and Astros to World Series glory. They’ve taken the modern baseball tank to the extreme—and it looks like it’s going to work.