- Kansas Sports -
On Saturday, KU coach David Beaty and company learned that Kurtis Taufa, a 6-foot-2, 235-pound outside linebacker from Snow College had switched his commitment from Utah to Kansas.
Maloney always told his mother that he would like to open a restaurant for her someday, and after his passing, she moved to make the dream a reality. The restaurant features all kinds of KU and Maloney touches and dubs itself as a “fine bakery and deli.”
- College Sports -
In a sign of how falsely pious universities can be when their rivals move up to a better conference and they get left behind, Kansas, a school secretly attempting to join the Big Ten, ended its rivalry with Missouri when the Tigers joined the SEC. Kansas's rationale? Mizzou's lack of commitment to the Big 12. Yep, it's conference realignment hypocrisy of the highest order.
The SEC and Sun Belt will square off nine times in 2015, but the Sun Belt commissioner hopes his league's teams can get a better return on their investment.
Andrew Orischak was so close to winning the US Junior Amateur on Saturday. He walked away with a much different prize instead.
- Professional Sports -
Sunday, one of the biggest names known to be on the trading block was moved, as the Reds sent Johnny Cueto to the Royals along with some cash in return for pitchers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed.
John Smoltz became the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame after coming off Tommy John surgery. Smoltz won 213 games and saved 154 games in his career, making him the only pitcher in baseball history with 200-plus wins and 150-plus saves. (Fellow Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley won 197 games with 390 saves.) The role change -- starter to reliever and eventually back to starter again -- was not necessarily by choice, however.
- Pics and Videos of the Day -
Craig Biggio, John Smoltz, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez were inducted into Baseball's Hall of Fame with a ceremony in Cooperstown Sunday. Here are some highlights.
The batter is out 3-unassisted. Then we have a 3-6-2 putout along with a 2-unassisted putout. Fun.
The Jacksonville Sharks honored The Rock by performing the People's Elbow as a touchdown celebration.