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Apr 28, 2012; Lawrence, KS, USA; A general view of Memorial Stadium before the Kansas Jayhawks Spring Game. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-US PRESSWIRE
Apr 28, 2012; Lawrence, KS, USA; A general view of Memorial Stadium before the Kansas Jayhawks Spring Game. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-US PRESSWIRE

Kansas Athletics

Weis' two key lessons from South Bend - Notre Dame Football Blog - ESPN
Charlie Weis' struggles during his five-year tenure at Notre Dame are well-documented. Entering his first season at Kansas with a few familiar faces, Weis is looking to learn from those mistakes and bring a winning edge to a program coming off a two-win campaign in 2011.

Going deep: My early stab at filling out KU football's fall depth chart (for now) | Tale of the Tait | KUsports.com
Definitely some discussion opportunity here.

The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
After Paul Pierce single-handedly won Game 2 of the Atlanta series, a friend of mine e-mailed, "Has there ever been anyone quite like Pierce?" The short answer: No.

KU men's basketball leads conference in home attendance for 26th straight year | KUsports.com
It's just so easy.

Vacation's over: Self refreshed, ready for 10th season at KU | KUsports.com
Hard to believe it's been ten years. That also means that after this next season I will have been out of college 10 years. That's just a tiny bit depressing.

Big 12

Florida State-to-Big 12 seed could spark more conference realignment - Andy Staples - SI.com
Now, the ACC -- one of the few leagues that has avoided getting raided -- sweats as it holds its spring meetings. Two influential people spoke Saturday, and their words thundered across the college sports landscape.

Misc.

A study of percentages and philosophies - Luke Winn - SI.com
Twenty-five seasons have elapsed since college basketball added the three-pointer, and still, there is no consensus on the optimal way to defend it.