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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Chiefs' Chris Jones is one of the most gregarious players in the NFL. But his three-sack game highlighted by a crucial interception in Sunday's win over Philadelphia also proved the second-year pro may be one of the best defensive linemen in the league.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska's Mike Riley tells The Associated Press he always feels as if he's coaching for his job. Pressure is mounting on Riley following the second 1-2 start in his three seasons in Lincoln. The program has not won a conference title since 1999, and the fan base has become edgy. The Huskers suffered an embarrassing 21-17 loss at home to Northern Illinois over the weekend. The Huskers open Big Ten play this week against Rutgers.

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