Summary Brian Waters, who went from an unknown tight end to a five-time Pro Bowl guard and NFL Man of the Year with the Chiefs, announced his retirement from football on Tuesday. "Just trying to do my best to help others throughout my career." Waters, who was on the board of directors of the NFL Players Association during the 2011 lockout and participated in the negotiations with the owners for the new collective bargaining agreement, will continue his work for the union.
Summary MANATEE -- Two local police chiefs are questioning why county public safety officials have not asked their views on a multimillion-dollar upgrade to the 911 emergency call system. "It would eliminate a good portion, at least 80 percent, of the transfers ... because at least 80 percent of the calls are police-related," he said. "It makes sense the police be the first point of contact when they answer the phone."
Summary CHIEFS LAND SAFETY COLEMAN: The Kansas City Chiefs signed veteran safety Kurt Coleman on Tuesday and placed linebacker Joe Mays on injured reserve with a designation to return. Morgan finished the 5K in a time of 18:49.1, the quickest time by a Jayhawk in four years. KU SOCCER'S SALAZAR EARNS BIG 12 OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF WEEK : Kansas soccer midfielder Liana Salazar racked up her first award of her junior season on Tuesday after being named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week.
Summary KC Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith armed with a new contract looks forward to Tennessee. KANSAS CITY, Mo--The Kansas City Chiefs will kick off the 2014 campaign Sunday at noon at Arrowhead Stadium when they welcome the Tennessee Titans to town.
Summary Suddenly, the entire paradigm shifted. "We know we're in a battle with HD-TV and your couch. The NFL is a great made-for-TV sport," said Lester Bagley, Vikings VP of stadium development. "So what we've focused on, particularly in the design of the new stadium, is the fan experience. We want to incentivize people to come to the stadium, enjoy the pregame festivities and enjoy the game experience."
Summary House, Senate Intel Chiefs Flag Islamic State Risk. Actor Eric Roberts has made the inexplicable claim that former President George W. Bush killed James Foley, who was recently beheaded by the terrorist group ISIS. Roberts decided to comment on September 1 on the situation.
Summary LAHAD DATU: Sabah police commissioner Datuk Jalaludin Abdul Rahman said three districts in the state's east coast would potentially have a deputy police chief. "The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) has agreed for the posts to be created," he said at the official opening of the Police Headquarters Complex here yesterday. On the opening of the new RM74 million complex officiated at by deputy IGP Tan Sri Mohd Bakri Mohd Zinin, he said it was proof of the government's earnestness to improve the quality of services to the people. -- Bernama.