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Kansas Adds a Kicker

Y'all gonna make me lose my mind

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Kansas football adds Oregon kicker |
The Kansas University football program’s ongoing search to find adequate answers at the punting and place-kicking positions recently received some good news.

KU-Texas game has much to offer |
Watching the important league game will be two of the top high school basketball players in the country — Josh Jackson, a 6-foot-7 senior wing from Prolific Prep in Napa, Calif., who is the No. 1-ranked player in the recruiting Class of 2016 (by, as well as DeAndre Ayton, a 6-11 junior forward from Hillcrest Academy in Phoenix, who is the No. 4-rated player in the Class of 2017.

Bledsoe says picking OU just felt right for him |
Finally on Thursday, Bledsoe made his decision to play for Oklahoma, choosing the Sooners over Kansas University. He met with Oklahoma defensive-line coach Diron Reynolds at LHS with his three brothers and one of his brothers’ girlfriend and announced his decision.

Getting to know Shaka Smart's surging Longhorns | Smithology |
But as the former VCU coach makes his inaugural trip to Allen Fieldhouse for Saturday’s game against No. 3 Kansas (1 p.m. tip-off, ESPN), Smart finally might have his team rolling in the right direction. Texas has won 3 in a row in the brutal Big 12, defeating Iowa State (in overtime), Oklahoma State and, most impressively, West Virginia on the road.

Failure to finish around rim has cost KU in losses | Smithology |
While KU (15-3 overall, 4-2 Big 12) hasn’t lost an overwhelming amount of games, unsuccessful shots inside have stood out as one of the bigger issues when the Jayhawks have come up short, as was the case Tuesday night at Oklahoma State.

Other Sports

Cavaliers fire David Blatt, Tyronn Lue signs multiyear contract: 5 Things -
The Cleveland Cavaliers fired coach David Blatt Friday, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. CBS Sports NBA Insider Ken Berger confirmed the news. The move comes just four days after the Cavaliers were blown out by the Golden State Warriors in an embarrassing performance Monday night, and amid questions that the Cavaliers were simply not equipped to compete for a title with a star-laden roster.

Duquesne team bus stuck in snow on highway after win vs. George Mason -
Duquesne coach Jim Ferry celebrated his 300th career win on Friday at George Mason, an 86-75 win, but the Dukes never made it back to celebrate that evening because of the heavy snowfall associated with Winter Storm Jonas.

Report: NFL unlikely to make any changes to overtime rules -
After the Green Bay Packers lost in overtime to the Arizona Cardinals during the divisional round of the playoffs, Packers linebacker Clay Matthews suggested the NFL should switch to college overtime rules.

WATCH: Robin Lopez gets ejected for hitting Chris Paul in the face -
While fighting for a rebound, Paul hit Lopez with his forearm, which angered the Knicks big man. Lopez lost his cool and seemingly hit Paul in the face. This prompted a lot of pushing and posturing to take place between both teams.

Entertainment News

Mel Brooks’ ‘Spaceballs’ Sequel Is A Go — ‘The Schwartz Awakens’ Posters Spoof ‘The Force Awakens’
The Spaceballs movie was notorious at spoofing the Star Wars franchise, and is at it again. With The Force Awakens having been released, it would make sense to spoof it. According to The Nerdist and to long time comedic genius Mel Brooks, it’s going to become a reality.

Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens: The Abridged Script | The Editing Room
Obvious spoilers in here. Worth reading if you've seen it though.