“It’s not lost on me and shouldn’t be lost on anyone else that we need a little momentum in football to inspire the donors whose help we’re going to need,” Zenger said.
A recap of what we learned about Kansas this spring as Charlie Weis prepares for his third season as coach.
Tom Keegan says Texas has the edge on paper over KU, but of course reminds us that games aren't played on paper.
Kansas is one win away from reaching the 30-win plateau for the fourth-consecutive season under head coach Megan Smith. KU closes out the season with three of its final six games on the road. The Jayhawks are 29-19 in 2014 and 22-15 away from Arrocha Ballpark.
For the second-consecutive week Kansas junior Michael Stigler was tabbed the Big 12's Male Athlete of the Week the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon. Stigler remained unbeaten in the 400-meter hurdles this season after winning the event and posting the third-fastest time of his career at the Drake Relays last weekend.
Kansas volleyball has been in the gym all spring, training and preparing to improve on the Jayhawks' historical run to the Sweet 16 last fall. On Saturday, the team tested its off-season work against Wichita State, Saint Louis and Illinois in a full day of spring scrimmaging. Kansas played matches consisting of two sets apiece against the Shockers, Billikens and Fighting Illini. No official scores or stats were kept
Turner to UT; Devonte Graham down to KU and NCST; KU recruiting Thon Maker
"I'm happy to be a Texan," Turner said on the live broadcast. "Always been a Texan my whole life."
There's still some work to be done. But they're back on the upswing, and their made-for-TV infomercial that doubled as Turner's announcement sure didn't hurt the cause.
The college football playoff selection committee will release a weekly top 25, starting Oct. 28, and panel members will be required to recuse themselves when a school they work for comes up for discussion.
The SEC's recent decision to stick with an eight-game league schedule leaves the ACC as the lone conference among the power five that has yet to determine its future conference schedule, and the athletic directors throughout the ACC remain undecided as a potential vote could be just weeks away at the league's annual spring meetings in Amelia Island.
New Missouri coach Kim Anderson is retaining Tim Fuller, the associate head coach under Frank Haith.
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo said he'll remain with the Spartans next season despite rumors that he is a candidate for NBA openings in Minnesota and Detroit.
Former Nebraska and UTEP coach Doc Sadler has been hired as the next coach at Southern Mississippi, the school said on Wednesday night.
Florida State quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston received a civil citation after he was accused of taking crab legs and crawfish from a supermarket.
Mike D'Antoni has resigned as the Lakers' coach.
With the 2014 NFL draft just over one week away, the No. 1 overall pick remains a mystery. For weeks it had appeared that the Texans would be drafting a quarterback with the top pick, but the recent buzz has indicated the team prefers South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney.
Not sure if this is still the case, but a week ago, Alcides Escobar had more extra-base hits than Miguel Cabrera.
It was exciting news for Star Wars fans Tuesday with the announcement that Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher will reprise their roles of Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and Princess Leia Organa. Other original cast members Peter Mayhew, Anthony Daniels and Kenny Baker will join the trio in the film as Chewbacca, C-3PO and R2-D2.
"Star Wars" fans looking to get their hands on a piece of history would be wise to check out Profiles in History's two-day Debbie Reynolds auction on May 17-18.
Historically, a Star Wars role has been not unlike an Academy Award: It raises your profile no matter where you are in your career, but timing is everything. Get it when you’re already thoroughly established and it’s a fun feather in your cap; get it too soon and you may be cursed for life.
Bob Costas handed over play-by-play to MLB Network commentator John Smoltz in the bottom of the seventh inning tonight at Yankee Stadium, escaping the booth to hit the little boys' room.
Manuel agreed to a “brand contract” with Fantex, which is expected to offer 523,700 shares of the second-year QB's stock at $10 per share. In return, the company will pay Manuel nearly $5 million up front for 10 percent of whatever he earns throughout his career (endorsements, etc), estimated to be around $104 million by the company. His stock will trade under the symbol EJMLL.
Is there such a thing as the Tony Romo curse?
Funny Video of the Day
A local sketch comedy troupe made this video and it’s pretty clever, not to mention accurate.