- Kansas Football -
TCU coach Gary Patterson has never lost to Kansas in four Big 12 meetings. None of them have been particularly easy.
The Horned Frogs may not be on track for a Playoff berth, but they're still a solid squad. Against a Kansas team that's still finding its identity, TCU has the upper hand (even if these games have been surprisingly close in previous seasons). Expect TCU to score big, through the air and on the ground.
The moment would have come and gone with little fanfare had FOX Sports 1’s on-field camera crew not captured the exchange, which aired on the nationally televised pre-game show before picking up some steam on social media.
When the symptoms returned after the Memphis game, he said, "It made me very nervous." He said that as a lineman he hit every day in practice and "the hits just started to feel different."
Oddly enough, the Jayhawks only came away with 5 tackles for loss in a drubbing of FCS opponent Rhode Island in the season opener. Still, their season average of 9.9 tackles for loss a game ranks the squad third in the nation.
- Kansas Basketball -
Mason and Graham were on the five-member All-Big 12 Preseason Team, while Jackson is an honorable mention selection as the recipient of at least one vote by the league's coaches who could not vote for their own student-athletes. Jackson was also voted as KU's fourth-straight Big 12 Preseason Freshman of the Year.
"I think Josh was gonna win freshman of the year in our league the second that he probably signed because so much of that is just based on reputation," Self said. "How could it be based on anything else? Nobody’s seen anybody play. But I certainly hope he plays to a first-team, all-league type player, as well. He’s certainly talented enough to do that.
Blue bloods Duke, Kentucky and Kansas held down the Top 3 spots, while defending national champion Villanova came in at No. 4.
"Our attention to detail isn’t very good. Certainly we’re playing way too fast. You play fast and you think instead of reacting, then it just leads to turnover after turnover," Self said. "We’ll get that straightened out. It’s not very pretty right now."
ESPN broadcaster Jay Bilas and Sports Radio WHB personality Danny Clinkscale hosted the event headlined by long-time Missouri coach Norm Stewart, a cancer survivor who played an instrumental role in starting Coaches vs. Cancer (CVC) in 2008.
For many Kansas Jayhawks, the end of their collegiate career marks start of a career in professional athletics. The voice of the Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, caught up with former Kansas big man and NBA basketball player Cole Aldrich in this week's Jayhawks in the Pros Podcast.
- College Sports -
Or whatever the heck that one Twitter guy was talking about.
Cody Wheeler announced that, because of "repeated concussions," he has "decided that it is best for my personal health that I retire from the game that I have loved ever since I was a kid."
There’s planning ahead and then there’s, well, what Kansas State and Rutgers have gone and done.
The SEC's dream and the Big 12's nightmare play out Saturday afternoon in Texas. What should be one of the Big 12's best days to showcase its brand (Oklahoma-Texas) will pale in comparison to the national significance of the SEC's top game (Texas A&M-Tennessee).
The East Coast is facing a significant hurricane. Several college football games have already been rescheduled, with several others undecided.
Switzer thinks Houston joining the Big 12 would "make it tougher on Oklahoma, without a doubt," and went into some depth on why he doesn’t think OU should want the Cougars in the conference.
- Professional Sports -
The Indians on Thursday night in Cleveland edged the Red Sox 5-4 in Game 1 of the American League Division Series.
The Blue Jays busted the game wide open in the third inning with five runs on four hits.
On Tuesday, a Blue Jays fan tossed a beer can at Orioles outfielder Hyun Soo Kim during the American League Wild Card Game. Toronto police identified that fan as Ken Pagan, a Postmedia Journalist, on Wednesday by piecing together video.
In the fourth inning, TBS rolled out an interesting graphic about Indians rookie center fielder Tyler Naquin that left everyone a little confused.
"For us it’s really not about the money so much as the burden that would be imposed," said the spokesperson for the billionaires who would be fine with paying their employees a living wage if it weren’t such a hassle.
My friend told me, "Now I have to work, you’re kind of on your own from here." In other words, If you get caught, I don’t know you. The three rules he gave me were no autographs, no personal photos, and no cheering.