- Kansas Sports -
... there's plenty of room on the bandwagon as the Jayhawks travel to Omaha to face off against former Big 12 foe Nebraska in the national semifinal match at 8:30 p.m. Thursday on ESPN2. (Mr. Ed says: Seems silly that RCT didn't get a mention. We love this team anyway.)
“I think it’s unfortunate that the NCAA did not reserve more than 200 tickets per team for an event played in a 17,000-seat arena,” Marchiony said. “But in the NCAA’s defense, this is the same procedure it has followed in the past, and I don’t believe the NCAA volleyball championships are ever sold out.” (Mr. Ed says: Reason #1,056,074 to hate Nebraska (and the NCAA?) even more.)
“We watched the first game on the bus, got home in the middle of the second set,” Bechard said. “I watched it with my wife (Danielle) at home.”
Since the volleyball team’s feat is unprecedented, we thought you could use some tips for following the team for the big match.
"What I'm as excited about as anything is for me to figure out how to play and how to sub, because to be candid with you, it varies game to game," Self explained. "Because guys can get in better rhythm and I can help them to do that going forward."
Monday's visit marked the 23rd year that Kansas Athletics has visited Lawrence Memorial Hospital, spending time with patients and delivering gifts as a part of the Crimson and Blue Holiday Project, which is organized through Kansas' trademark licensing office.
Roberts, who played in 20 of Kansas' 21 matches and was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman team during the Jayhawks' fall campaign, started in Team USA's midfield in four of the squad's five CONCACAF Tournament matches, including the final against Canada Sunday night.
- College Sports -
Oklahoma defeated Villanova last week to improve to 7-0. Yet, one AP voter believes the Wildcats should be ranked above the Sooners. So now it's time for Poll Attacks.
Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin's bill would take away scholarships from athletes who refused to play for non-health related issues. He said it was “absolutely” in response to the protests that became a national story last month at Missouri.
Former Missouri safety Ian Simon, leader of the boycott, responded to the bill with a statement released to the media.
"They want to call us student athletes. But they keep us out of the student part of it," Simon said. "I'm more than just a football player. ...As soon as we're done playing at the University of Missouri, the University of Missouri does not care about us anymore. We are not their responsibility. ...Our sport is just a small part of who we are."
- Professional Sports -
Mario Chalmers returned to Miami Sunday, marking his first time playing at his former home arena since the Heat shipped him to Memphis in early November.
Manfred's announcement came complete with a three-page legal document explaining his decision. Here's a breakdown of the important points.