Not a lot of stuff for you today, but here ya go...
- Kansas Sports -
More glowing reports on KU hoops commitment Vick; Update of Eudora's Michell Ballock
It has been a week since our European adventure officially began. We're all starting to get the hang of the traveling style. Last night we stayed in a very "American" hotel (Holiday Inn) haha, which everyone was pumped about and took full advantage of the great Wi-Fi and soft beds.
- College Sports -
On Monday, the 64-team field for the 2015 NCAA Baseball Tournament was announced.
Nebraska AD Shawn Eichorst inked Miles in for a deal for the next five seasons, and a source tells CBSSports.com the deal is worth $2 million per year. Nebraska is coming off a 13-18 season after making the 2014 NCAA Tournament as an 11 seed.
On Monday, it was revealed that Wildcats assistant Kenny Payne is on a new contract that will pay him $700,000 per year. While we can't officially claim this to be the most lucractive contract for an assistant coach in college basketball history, it's likely that is exactly the case for Payne.
- Professional Sports -
The ugliness in line form: 1 IP, 9 H, 11 ER, 3 BB, 1 K Four of those nine hits were home runs, too.
- Videos of the Day -
Pitcher Junior Ortiz spun to make the throw to second, and his fielders acted as if the ball sailed into center field, so the runner took off for third and Ortiz tagged him out.
ESPN analyst Dallas Braden -- a former major league pitcher, eternal defender of his damn mound from A-Rod, and Sean Penn from "Carlito's Way" look-alike -- recently spilled the beans on how he used illegal substances to help him grip the ball.
Friday's game was tied 1-1 in the sixth inning when freshman infielder Brandon Montgomery hit a fairly routine ground ball to shortstop. Catcher Carter White, who was at second base, got caught in a rundown between second and third. Montgomery reached first on the fielder's choice and then took second during the rundown. He didn't stop there.