Lance Armstrong was stripped of all seven Tour titles last year following a voluminous U.S. Anti-Doping Agency report that portrayed him as a ruthless competitor, willing to go to any lengths to win the prestigious race.
Justin Smith, a former standout at Missouri from 1998 to 2000, is expected to return to the field for Saturday night's NFC divisional playoff game between San Francisco and Green Bay.
The Chiefs' biggest area of need coincides with the most important position on the field, and is the biggest reason why the Chiefs went 2-14 last season.
Andy Reid was introduced on Monday at a packed news conference at Arrowhead Stadium, taking over a once-proud franchise that went 2-14 last season and hasn't won a playoff game since 1993.
Eric Bogard will face jail time if he violates probation before mid-June. He also must complete 20 hours of community service and pay the St. Louis Cardinals $500.
Sunday's 28-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kept the Rams' hopes for finishing above .500 alive heading in next week's finale at Seattle.
Kansas City running back Jamaal Charles had 226 yards and a touchdown Sunday, but the Chiefs still lost 20-13 to Indianapolis.
After reviewing newly released police reports, the Jackson County prosecutor's office formally ruled the deaths of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and longtime girlfriend Kasandra Perkins a murder-suicide.
The Raiders (4-10) overwhelmed the undermanned Chiefs (2-12) to snap a six-game losing streak with a 15-0 victory Sunday in Oakland.
Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson ran for 212 yards, and the Vikings beat St. Louis 36-22 on Sunday, seriously damaging the Rams' postseason hopes.
The Chiefs will be without leading wide receiver Dwayne Bowe for their game at Oakland, depriving them of their biggest downfield threat and only reliable option.
Offensive inefficiencies have forced the defense and special teams to carry the load for the Rams, especially in the three-game winning streak they will take into their game against Minnesota on Sunday.
Coach Jeff Fisher likes his punt team's ability to help the Rams overcome their anemic offense by repeatedly "flipping the field" to help the defense.
Running back Jamaal Charles is looking as good as ever, especially for a guy operating behind a patchwork offensive line for a team that's lost 11 of its first 13 games. He's also a guy running with a heavy heart.
Former All-Star James Shields arrived in Kansas City along with Wade Davis on Wednesday after a blockbuster trade with Tampa Bay over the weekend that should instantly upgrade the Royals' rotation.
On a cold, wet day in Buffalo, the Rams were able to steal a victory from the Bills and keep their playoff hopes alive.
A pair of Trent Richardson touchdowns and a 93-yard punt return by Travis Benjamin lead the Browns past the Chiefs.
After two seasons with some of the least impressive receiving corps in the league, the third-year quarterback sees his options increasing with each week.
Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn is coming off one of the best games of his career, helping his team win for only the second time this season. But as with the rest of the Chiefs, everything in Quinn's world has been cast in shadow by last week's tragedy.
Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards in the Chiefs' 27-21 victory over their Carolina Panthers.