- Kansas Sports -
The voice of the Kansas Jayhawks, Brian Hanni, visits with this week's opponent in Know Your Foe, a weekly segment from KUAthletics.com and the Jayhawk Radio Network. As Kansas prepares for the Dillons Sunflower Showdown at Kansas State, Hanni caught up with the Wildcats' Wyatt Thompson.
Head football coach David Beaty met with the media in Mrkonic Auditorium inside the Anderson Family Football Complex Tuesday at 1 p.m. for his weekly press conference, this time previewing the Jayhawks' season finale at Kansas State.
Loneker, a 6-foot-2 sophomore, made a career-high 16 tackles in the Jayhawks’ 24-21 upset victory in his third career start. Ten of his 11 solo stops came against Foreman — including on fourth-and-five, with just more than a minute left in the fourth quarter.
“We’ve got to get those guys playing at a much higher level. I don’t know if we need to tweak our lineup or maybe kind of settle in on playing four guys (guards) early in the game. I’m certainly not opposed to that,” Self said Wednesday night on his Hawk Talk radio show.
No. 5/6 Kansas (4-1) is in its fourth of four games played in an eight-day stretch when it welcomes UNC Asheville (3-2) in a host game for the CBE Hall of Fame Classic on Friday, Nov. 25, at Allen Fieldhouse.
It took Kansas women's basketball an extra 10 minutes, but clutch shooting and a late rally down the stretch sealed the 64-56 victory over Oral Roberts on Wednesday evening inside Allen Fieldhouse.
The team will split into two squads Nov. 24 to take on the Major League Baseball (MLB) Dominican Republic affiliate team of the San Francisco Giants and select All-Stars.
- College Sports -
Miami (OH) made FBS history on the final Tuesday night of MAC play, becoming the first team to finish 6-6 after an 0-6 start to the season.
"For the last two years, my lawyers have advised me against speaking publicly about an incident that occurred very shortly after I arrived in Norman," Mixon wrote in a statement to The Oklahoman. "Today, I want to say what everyone deserves to hear from me about this matter: I am sorry."
Missouri announced Wednesday -- the day before Thanksgiving -- that defensive line coach Jackie Shipp has been removed from the staff because of his conduct with an "internal matter."
Yolanda Kumar revealed in a Facebook post Tuesday afternoon she “participated in academic dishonesty,” including completing “entire courses” for student-athletes at the school. In an interview with the Kansas City Star, Kumar offered more details and why she decided to come out publicly.
The Association announced Tuesday that its investigation into Notre Dame found that a former student athletic trainer “violated NCAA ethical conduct rules when she committed academic misconduct for two football student-athletes and provided six other football student-athletes with impermissible academic extra benefits.”
"I thought it was awesome," Ponte Vedra Beach (Fla.) 2018 three-star tight end offer Zach Sheffer told Wolverine247. "I have seen snow a few times before, because my family goes to Colorado to ski, but I've never seen football in the snow. I thought it made the atmosphere even more incredible. It was really, really cool and unexpected. Everyone was having a lot of fun with it."
The hits, quite literally, just keep on coming for Baylor.
How often does the better team win end-of-season rivalry games? That's what I attempted to explore in what by no means is a scientific study. The premise was this: Document how often the team with the better record entering its end-of-the-season rivalry game wins that contest.
- Professional Sports -
Embiid hit his minutes restriction in second overtime and wasn’t happy about it.
How did the Lions and Cowboys become Thanksgiving staples? They arrived at it in different ways.
While Branca pitched for the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees late in his career, he spent most of his baseball days on the Brooklyn Dodgers. That’s who he was pitching for when he gave up the most famous (and possibly most exciting) home run in baseball history.
- In The News -
A mistaken decision by officials with no time left allowed Plainfield North to tie last weekend's game with a field goal in regulation and then win 18-17 in overtime on a two-point conversion.