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This season Kansas could potentially play 18 games against teams that competed in the 2014-15 NCAA Tournament. Six of those teams could appear on KU's non-conference slate.
The quote, at first, left me scratching my head. Self, who publicly called 3s "Fool's gold," believes KU was running too much outside-in offense last season?
Heeney sure makes a good fit in Raiders' attire with his scraggly beard and grisly appearance, doesn't he?
Due to the threat of inclement weather in the Dallas and Fort Worth area, Friday night's (May 8) regularly scheduled baseball game at No. 3 TCU has been moved to a 2 p.m. first pitch. The remainder of the series will be played as scheduled, with Saturday's game set for 4 p.m. and Sunday's nationally-televised game on FOX Sports 2 at 1 p.m.
Woodard, a four-time Kodak All-American for Kansas, is the all-time leading scorer for Division I women's collegiate basketball with 3,649 points and currently holds nine KU women's basketball records, along with being the all-time leading scorer in Kansas basketball history. In 1983, Woodard was selected as USA Basketball's Female Athlete of the Year.
According to Rivals, the No. 1-rated player in the Sunflower State’s Class of 2016 senior-to-be already has scholarship offers from Florida State, Ohio State, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Iowa, Arkansas, Kansas, Kansas State and more.
The wheels are already turning, allegedly, or as much as they can turn given the current political climate. Rhoades told reporters last week that a conversation with Zenger about some kind of series has already been broached, so the ship, more or less, has officially been launched. Now: Will it sail?
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New NCAA Division I vice president Kevin Lennon says transfer rules, including the graduate transfer exception, are at the top of his priority list. Coaches are complaining that they want an end to immediate free agency. Commissioners are bemoaning a rule they say doesn't fit the NCAA's educational values and creates a “hired gun” mentality.
But White's resume built at Louisiana Tech is better than the resume Billy Donovan built at Marshall before Foley hired him two decades ago, point being Foley has identified a young star before, and that's among the reasons he deserves the benefit of the doubt here.
- Professional Sports -
From Yahoo Sports: Philadelphia ended up taking Larry Hughes, who is out of the league while Pierce is still thriving.
Next up on the all-time list is Ruth, and that one will be a real challenge for A-Rod. He is 53 homers behind The Great Bambino with two seasons and five months left on his contract and likely in his career. A-Rod hit only 41 homers total from 2011-13, his last three seasons before his record suspension. Like most players, his production slipped with age.
Favre is scheduled to play in a flag football game on July 19, only one day after he's scheduled to be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame. Although Favre's induction ceremony will take place at Lambeau Field, his flag football game won't because the Packers turned down a chance to host the game.
Mr. Ed says: Why do people care about this stuff? I don't get it.
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The following piece was originally published in the March, 1958 issue of True, and is excerpted from The Top of His Game, a collection of W.C. Heinz's best sportswriting. It is reprinted here with permission from Gayl Heinz.
They are one of the most iconic performance groups in existence, amazing millions yearly. Their shows feature seemingly super-human levels of precision. Now, one of them is going to tell you what it's like to don the blue flight suit as part of the elite of the elite, as a member of the US Navy Flight Demonstration Team, more commonly known as the Blue Angels.
There are few jobs as thankless as a bathroom attendant in a honky-tonk bar. That’s why I had to ask “Cora,” the woman in the bathroom of a Nashville bar on Broadway to tell me everything about her job — the good, the bad, and the ugly… the really ugly.