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A source close to the KU football program said losing Kane after just one season was disappointing but added that “if schools aren't going after your guys, you've got the wrong ones.”
Kansas signed defensive tackles Isi Holani of Riverside (Calif.) Community College and DeeIsaac Davis of Highland (Kan.) Community College, while also inking athlete Stephan Robinson of Northeast Oklahoma A&M.
“I've always wanted to go to a game,” said Taylor, a Topeka native who has lived in Overland Park for years. “But mostly with my brother. So when he moved back home after 15 years of living on the east coast, we talked about all of the things we needed to do to catch up on being brother and sister and going to a game was at the top of the list.”
Jamison, who enjoys his full-time job in which he represents a company that sells software, computers, copiers and the like, cannot even consider a return to coaching basketball until he gets his current medical situation resolved.
Kansas emerged from the locker room after halftime trailing Baylor by only eight points. The Lady Bears' 30 points tied the second-lowest first half total this season, despite shooting 52 percent from the field. BU turned things up in the second half, however, connecting on its first eight field goal attempts to push the lead to 20 points and out of reach for the Jayhawks.
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Texas sold $1.8 million worth of booze at football games this season, of which nearly a third of it was from Miller Lite. Alcohol accounted for for a shade more than half of the total concession revenue of $3.7 million this season.
We glance closely at the six toughest games left on the 'Cats' schedule.
If you're interested in the nuts and bolts of what could start the next round of conference realignment, you'll want to pay attention.
The decision comes after an incident in this season's game in which BYU guard Nick Emery threw a punch at Utah guard Brandon Taylor and was ejected. Emery was then also suspended for another game for his actions.
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On Wednesday, the BBWAA announced that Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza had been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame for 2016.
After dipping his toes in the free-agency pool, homegrown star Alex Gordon is coming back to the Kansas City Royals. Gordon and the Royals agreed to a multi-year contract Wednesday, a move first reported by Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com.
Minus-23 degrees in Minneapolis! Minus-15 to minus-20 at kickoff! If that sounds like it would be one of the coldest playoff games in recent memory, guess what? You're right.
An Australian man used the occasion of his daughter's birth to advance a bit of Gunner pride: without explaining its meaning to his poor, trusting wife, he suggested naming their daughter "Lanesra," or "Arsenal" backwards.