Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - It's hard to tell these days what's more entertaining to watch: Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs' high-flying offense or their crazy, creative touchdown celebrations. Opposing teams are getting a heavy dose of both. The Bengals were their latest victims on Sunday night, getting blown out 45-10 at Arrowhead Stadium.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Andy Dalton struggled, Joe Mixon was bottled up and Cincinnati managed just 239 yards total offense in a 45-10 loss in Kansas City on Sunday night. The dominance was so complete that the Chiefs defense, which got a pick-6 from Ron Parker, nearly outscored the Bengals.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - Chase Elliott has won at Kansas Speedway to take momentum into the third round of NASCAR's playoffs. Elliott's victory bookended the second round of the playoffs. He opened with a victory at Dover and closed with the win at Kansas. He was already locked into the third round of the playoffs. The playoff field was cut by four drivers. Kyle Larson, Brad Keselowski, Alex Bowman and Ryan Blaney were eliminated from championship contention.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Missouri star Jontay Porter tore ligaments in his knee during a closed scrimmage with Southern Illinois on Sunday and will miss the upcoming season. The school said the sophomore forward tore his ACL and MCL but declined further comment.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) - Roger Espinoza and Johnny Russell scored second-half goals and Sporting Kansas City beat FC Dallas 3-0 to move atop the Western Conference. Kansas City (17-8-8) is two points ahead of FC Dallas and Los Angeles FC.
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