- Kansas Sports -
ESPN predicts Embiid/Wiggins as 1 and 2 in the draft, Duke's Jabari Parker 3; Wiggins working out for Milwaukee twice this week; Brannen Greene improving lower body strength; Todd Reesing optimistic about the 2014 football team; Thunder, Spurs jobs not expected to open up this year; Tyler Dorsey re-opens recruitment; Andrew White III workout tape on YouTube
Two years ago, his best offers came from Appalachian State and Murray State. Now he could be the most crucial recruit in a four-man class that features two McDonald's All-Americans and a 16-year old Ukranian prodigy.
Vollmer looked to repeat as the national champion in the heptathlon, after winning the program’s first individual outdoor title in 2013, but had to withdraw after suffering an injury in her final attempt of the long jump.
Junior Michael Stigler tallied a second-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles for the second-consecutive year on the third day of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships Friday afternoon inside Hayward Field. The finish made Stigler a First Team All-American in the event for the third time.
Wide receiver Andrew Turzilli and quarterback Jake Heaps have decided to graduate and move on, Kansas head coach Charlie Weis announced Friday. Weis also announced Friday that running back Darrian Miller is no longer a member of the Kansas football program, as he left the team for personal reasons.
KU coach Charlie Weis said in a press release that Heaps was on pace to graduate at the end of June and planned to “explore other opportunities.” As long as Heaps graduates, he would be eligible to play at a new school immediately.
Five junior college prospects who made official visits to campus over the weekend orally committed to KU before leaving town.
Mundine’s father always encouraged his son to play sports. There were times, Mundine remembered, when he would be sitting in his room at 8 at night and his father would barge in and say, “How come you aren’t outside playing? Let’s go shoot some hoops.”
He averaged 14.1 points off 57 percent shooting (49 of 127 threes for 38.6 percent), with 4.1 assists and 3.9 rebounds for Tapiolan Honka in Helsinki.
- College Sports -
Iowa State sophomore shooting guard Matt Thomas was arrested Saturday for operating a vehicle while intoxicated -- the second Cyclones player to be charged for the infraction in two months.
Life as a student-athlete sure is great sometimes. You get your education paid for, you get to continue playing sports, and occasionally you even get to sleep in a locker room because a delay in your scholarship funds keeps you without any money for over a week.
- Professional Sports -
The Los Angeles Kings won their second Stanley Cup in three years Friday night, practically forcing a town never known for its love of the sport to take notice and embrace them.
Coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey took another step toward making the Chiefs their own Friday, releasing veteran cornerback Brandon Flowers, one of the final, big-money links to past regimes.
Broncos cornerback and former Kansas star Chris Harris had an interesting take on the Chiefs' decision to release cornerback Brandon Flowers on Friday.
Kaymer survived a rocky start that included taking an unplayable lie from a mound of pine straw and a tremendous eagle on the fifth hole to maintain a five stroke lead over the field. He's 8 under. Rickie Fowler and Erik Compton are the next closest at 3 under.
- World Cup -
Ghanaian midfielder Andre Ayew said that while he expects the U.S. to be prepared for Monday's Group G World Cup match, he sees no way that the Black Stars can lose.
Natal's City Hall declared the alert late Saturday, following two days of near-continuous rains that reached the area's average for the entire month of June. More rains are expected throughout Sunday. The U.S.-Ghana match is scheduled for Monday afternoon.
- In The News -
Casey Kasem died Sunday morning at age 82, surrounded by friends and family at a Washington state hospital.
Stars such as Costner joined celebrities such as past American League Cy Young award winner Bret Saberhagen and thousands of fans from all over the midwest at the remote locale.
More than 7,000 people arrived Saturday afternoon at the ranch-turned-concert-venue to hear the Kansas City Symphony.
- Video of the Day -
Zach Johnson is 7 over through his first 63 holes of the tournament but he might have just had the non-knickers moment of the 2014 US Open with this ace.