- Kansas Sports -
Rob Likens is Kansas’ fourth offensive coordinator in less than 21 months, the latest football man tasked with breathing life into an offense that has been near comatose for the last three years. A former Cal assistant, Likens was prepped for the job while working under Air Raid disciples Sonny Dykes and Tony Franklin at Louisiana Tech and Cal. In simple terms, he will attempt to succeed where his predecessors could not: The scoreboard.
The Jayhawks will report to preseason camp today — they’ll stay in the Holidome this year instead of Naismith Hall on campus — and kick off the first practice of the 2015 season on Thursday evening. After that, they’ll hit the practice field Friday, Saturday and Monday before jumping into full pads on Aug. 11 and the first session of two-a-days on Aug. 12.
The Kansas football staff hosted 125 women at the Anderson Family Football Complex and Memorial Stadium Monday evening for "Football 101", sponsored by Lawrence Memorial Hospital, to create awareness for breast cancer and also add a touch of football knowledge to their repertoire.
The Houston, Texas product is set to compete in the 200- and 400-meter individual medley as well as the 200-meter butterfly at the Northside Swim Center in San Antonio, Texas later this week, completing a 3,500-mile trek across the United States this summer.
- College Sports -
Former Kansas University guard Andrew White III, who sat out last season at Nebraska in accordance with NCAA transfer rules, will make his unofficial Husker debut on a four-game trip to Spain that starts on Aug. 16.
CBS Sports begins its preseason coverage with a peek at what college football will look like in the future. In the second of this two-part series, Dennis Dodd explores how quickly the game is changing.
- Professional Sports -
Despite having an efficient offense last season, there's a good chance new coach Fred Hoiberg makes the Bulls' offensive attack even better.
- Today (and yesterday) In History (Videos) -
On Aug. 4, 1993, Ventura charged the mound after being drilled by a pitch, and Ryan handled him like a rambunctious calf. He tacked him, head-locked him, roped him, and put him away.
Mr. Ed says: Six years ago today, the Royals were as bad as ever as they floundered in the AL Central. Then a cat ran onto the field.
- Videos of the Day -
Umpire Dan Iassogna ain't buying it.
Rays rookie Richie Shaffer picked up his first career hit and it was a home run Tuesday night. When 'greeted' with the silent treatment, he just mimed celebrating with imaginary teammates.