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The longer Kansas goes without knocking off a conference foe, the harder it is for the players — and, surely, the program’s supporters. Still, for play-makers such as sophomore Steven Sims Jr., who’ve only experienced league losses, the stigma that accompanies the program’s Big 12 troubles only makes them hungrier.
Monday morning on the Big 12 coaches media teleconference, a reporter asked Beaty if seeing the OU defense give up so many yards and points gave him examples of areas where the Sooners might be vulnerable. The KU coach countered Mahomes and the Red Raiders (3-4, 1-3) deserved more credit for their showing.
OU (5-2, 4-0 Big 12) and Kansas (1-6, 0-4 Big 12) have played 106 times with the Sooners leading the all-time series 73-27-6. Fifty-four games have been played between the two teams in Norman with KU's last victory in Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium coming in 1996.
There will be 15 Jayhawks on opening day rosters for the 2016-17 NBA regular-season that begins Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Kansas freshman Josh Jackson never hid the fact that one of the biggest reasons he chose to play his college basketball in Lawrence was the opportunity to be coached — and pushed — by KU coach Bill Self.
“Both are 6-8. Both are 205 pounds. Both need to gain weight. Both need to get stronger,” Self added Monday during a question-and-answer session with fans at KU’s annual Roundball Luncheon at the Wichita Marriott.
Kansas basketball coach Bill Self had a little surprise for Rayford Young, father of blue-chip high school prospect Trae Young, on the family’s official recruiting trip to KU over the weekend.
Kansas (9-4-4) is looking to wrap up a second-place finish in Big 12 play when it hosts Iowa State (10-6-1) Friday. A win would clinch the Jayhawks a No. 2 seed in next week's Big 12 Championship in Kansas City, the program's highest seed in the postseason tournament since 2004.
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Oklahoma's defense has not had the best of weeks. The Sooners gave up 59 points on Saturday to Texas Tech and allowed quarterback Patrick Mahomes to set an FBS record for total offense as he did just about whatever he wanted in the passing game.
The interim athletic director has been present at Strong’s press conference the last three weeks.
For decades now, coaches in the North have lamented the challenges of trying to show their campuses at the worst possible time. Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh joked recently that this fall’s warmer-than-usual temperatures in Ann Arbor have been a positive.
Coaches at Mizzou, Illinois and Minnesota are among those feeling the heat.
ETSU's 'Bluenanza' featured back-to-back halfcourt shots ... and some free tuition.
At a Leach press conference on Monday, someone asked the Cougars boss if he had a World Series favorite. He answered, “I want the Indians.” Then he elaborated.
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Kyle Schwarber was ruled out for the playoffs after tearing his ACL in April. Now he’s set to start Game 1 of the World Series less than seven months later.
Foster, one of the best backs of his generation, says his body can no longer take the punishment.
Lucroy was on his way to Cleveland on Aug. 1, but he blocked the deal.
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Video of the amazing arachnid came from Australia's Jason Womal by way of Facebook.