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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.24.13

Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.24.13


Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 7.24.13

Kansas Football

Kevin Haskin: Heaps eager to take over at Kansas |

Player is just like coach: brutally honest. Flat out states he didn't come to Kansas because of Kansas. It was all because of Weis.

Opinion: Sting of injury lessened by Love |

Glad to have multiple options and good backups. I expected big things from Love this year in a backup role. Now is his chance to really shine.

Once tied with KU as Big 12's worst, Baylor now contending |

I usually have at least one moment a day where I look at something and say "Well, DUH!". That moment came early today.

“So the first thing we had to do was make people respect us as opponents and then be a credible, formidable opponent...

Isn't that what everyone tries to do? The real question is how to do it. I guess I shouldn't be surprised after the "pile of crap" comment became a huge story, but I think this same story could be written in relation to Iowa State or any other team that has struggled recently.

Notebook: Texas coach Brown praises balanced Big 12, including KU |

Definitely agree that the Big 12 is the toughest conference top to bottom. I'll probably look at this in a separate post in the not-too-distant future.

Kansas Basketball

Freshman KU basketball player Brannen Greene cited for leaving scene of accident |

Dumb move. Every time I hear a story like this, I can't help but remember my Mom saying "Nothing good ever happens after 1 am."

KU basketball notebook: Ex-Jayhawks set for Chalmers all-star game |

I guess the non-Jayhawks were needed to make this an area event instead of just for KU fans. With tickets at $20 each, they might need the extra fan interest.

Daily Dime - ESPN

Some former Jayhawks make the awards list here, with some good and bad.

NBA: Wrapping up 2013 Las Vegas Summer League - ESPN

Some mixed reviews on McLemore, but Selby was absolutely ripped for his showing.

Big 12

Be sure to check out the SB Nation coverage if you haven't already. Here is a round up of links from ESPN.

Mike Gundy sheds light on Wes Lunt departure - ESPN

Familiarity could help Big 12 teams in 2013 - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

Extra official could speed up Big 12 game - Big 12 Blog - ESPN

Quarterback-driven Big 12 finds itself with mostly unknowns at the position - ESPN


Baker head coach joins KU softball staff |

Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Has ‘No Intention’ Of Making Deal « CBS New York

Answering key questions in wake of Ryan Braun suspension - MLB - Tom Verducci -

NCAA targeting rule will improve safety, spark controversy - College Football - Andy Staples -