In this Sept. 15, 2013 file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg Schiano, left, talks to quarterback Josh Freeman (5) during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, in Tampa, Fla. The Buccaneers have released Freeman, Thursday, Oct. 3. 2013, one week after benching the fifth-year pro in favor of rookie Mike Glennon. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

Freeman release by Bucs

Former Kansas State quarterback released by the Tampa Bay Bucaneers Thursday after being benched for a rookie last Sunday.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer (15) drives through the garage area at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013. NASCAR auto racing teams are testing tires at the recently re-surfaced speedway. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

NASCAR tire test at Kansas Speedway

Chase leader Matt Kenseth could be forgiven for a relatively sour opinion of the tire that Goodyear brought to Kansas Speedway this weekend.

In this Sept. 27, 2013 file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum watches from the dugout during a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. The Cubs fired Sveum on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, after finishing last in the NL Central for the first time in seven years, ending a two-year run that produced more losses than any other in the team's cursed history.(AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

Changes on Royals coaching staff

The Kansas City Royals hired Dale Sveum to handle infield instruction and other coaching duties, three days after he was fired as manager of…

Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles (25) celebrates a touchdown with fans during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Chiefs missing Charles at practice

The Kansas City Chiefs were missing several key players, including Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles, as they began preparing for Sunday'…