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Kansas Jayhawks News and Notes 12.8.14

A look-see around today's internets.

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Not really a lot out there today, but I did do a Saturday edition and a Sunday edition of N&N, so be sure and check those out so you're all caught up.

- Kansas Sports -

WATCH LIVE: David Beaty Press Conference at 9:30 AM (KS time)

The introductory press conference for our new head football man.

While Weis pitched his past, Beaty can sell KU's football future | FOX Sports

David Jaynes: "You cannot make decisions on who to hire -- I don't care if it's in football, or business, or what it is -- strictly on winning and losing, whether someone was an offensive coordinator for five years or six years, or whatever. This is about: Can this person have a huge, positive impact toward what we need them to do? And for me, it was just very obvious the answer is, 'Yes.'"

Beaty third KU football intro in five years |

When David Beaty steps to the podium at 9:30 this morning to be introduced formally as Kansas University’s 38th head football coach, it will mark the sixth December day in the past 27 years the program has rolled out a new leader.

New KU football coach David Beaty making early progress on recruiting front |

Kilgore (Texas) Junior College cornerback Michael Mathis, a 6-foot-2, 205-pound, three-star prospect, told Jon Kirby of that his commitment to the Kansas University football program was solid despite the Jayhawks' change in leadership.

KU basketball's Traylor, football's Coleman arrested early Sunday morning |

Kansas University basketball forward Jamari Traylor and KU football wide receiver Rodriguez Coleman were arrested Sunday morning, KU officials confirmed.

Good news for KU: Selden's got his groove back | FOX Sports

The only thing predictable about No. 1 is his unpredictability, something even Florida coach Billy Donovan noted ruefully after Selden's 21 points helped sink the Gators, 71-65, Friday at Allen Fieldhouse as part of the SEC/Big 12 challenge. "I thought he would come and play well," Donovan said of Selden, noting his 0-for-10 against Michigan State the Sunday before, because on this carpet ride, what goes down usually springs back again. "I think he's always been a streaky shooter, but I think the one thing about him is, he always has confidence in himself, belief in himself."

University of Kansas WBB - Kansas Shocks No. 10 Cal, 62-39

Kansas handed No. 10 California its first loss, 62-39, of the season on Sunday night with the help of a potent defense and double-digit scoring efforts from three Jayhawks.

- College Football -

I'll go ahead and say it if no one else will: I think Ohio State got in over Baylor for one simple reason - Money.  Ohio State is a bigger national brand with more alums, fans, and money.  It's all about the dolla dolla bills y'all, and Ohio State brings more to the table in terms of viewership and overall fan base.  It's no different than bowls selecting the big-time program over the party crasher.

College Football Playoff -- Art Briles of Baylor Bears says playoff committee has no Big 12 voice - ESPN

Two hours after the No. 5 Bears were not selected for the playoff, Briles laid out his frustration with the playoff process and his belief that both his conference and state did not have a voice in the selection.

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Officials Fist-Bump Following Broncos Touchdown, For Some Reason

Good call, bro.

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