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Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 2.4.13

Kansas Jayhawk News and Notes 2.4.13

Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Basketball

Change of heart: Clinic helps Jayhawks put loss behind |
Bill Self asked about 100 Special Olympians from the Sunflower State to do a favor for his Kansas University basketball team on Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse. “We need to have a good time because we had a bad time yesterday afternoon,” Self, KU’s 10th-year coach, said before introducing his players to the Olympians at the start of the 29th-annual Wilt Chamberlain Clinic.

KU’s Elijah Johnson has to bear this defeat -
It only took a few moments of Bill Self's news conference to understand what he values for his teams above all else.

Opinion: At this point, change is due |
Starting the game on the bench and watching Naadir Tharpe start in his place might be just the tonic Johnson needs to break the tension building up within him and tearing down his game.

Opinion: Point guard Marcus Smart shows KU what it's missing |
“It’s sad,” Kansas coach Bill Self said of having to make that move at that moment. “But we needed something and we were definitely a better team with him over there sitting down next to us and putting somebody else in the game.”

Kansas Football

KU football commitment Marcus Jenkins-Moore not going anywhere | Tale of the Tait /

KU football recruiting draws to a close |
Signing day is Wednesday and it looks like Kansas has an impressive class going

Cornerback participates in Texas vs. The Nation all-star game | The University Daily Kansan
Greg Brown had four tackles in the Texas v. the Nation college football all star game

Big 12

Kansas State's Bill Snyder signs new five-year deal - College Football -
MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) -- Bill Snyder turned 73 in October, so it was only natural that folks across college football would start wondering just how long the maestro of Manhattan would remain on the sidelines.

Super Bowl

Ravens win emotional Super Bowl against 49ers | Reuters
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - The Baltimore Ravens reclaimed the greatest prize in North American sports after a dramatic, nail-biting 34-31 Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

The 14 Best Super Bowl 2013 Commercials (VIDEO) - The Daily Beast
From Amy Poehler’s Best Buy turn to Budweiser’s Clydesdale tale, see the 2013 showdown’s best commercials.