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KU-Davidson series light on games, heavy on memorable moments |
“I didn't realize that Kansas and Davidson have only played twice ever,” Self said. “I did not know that until I read the game notes. We had one entertaining game. The other one stunk.”

Four-star defensive back lists KU among six finalists |
A four-star safety according to Rivals, Stewart reportedly has offers from Alabama, Florida, LSU, Nebraska, Oklahoma and various other well-respected Power 5 programs. On Thursday, the 6-foot, 194-pound prospect from McDonogh 35 High School, in New Orleans, tweeted out a list of his top six schools. Kansas made the cut, along with finalists Florida, USC, Virginia Tech, Arizona State and Oklahoma.

Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. Davidson |
Much in the way that Kansas is known for taking on the personality of head coach Bill Self and being an extension of him on the floor, the Wildcats work the same way with longtime coach Bob McKillop.

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Kentucky-UNC among 8 things to watch on loaded Saturday of Top 25 college hoops -
After a slow week, we're going to get rewarded with a big-time Saturday in college basketball. Put off the Christmas shopping until Sunday, when the schedule lightens. From noon until, well, into the evening, we've got a pretty great slate of games, all of them non-conference matchups with plenty of reasons to watch. Did this sneak up on you? That's even more fun. Who needs meaningless bowl games? College hoops has you covered for nearly 12 hours on Saturday.

Minnesota unlikely to play in Holiday Bowl amid boycott, prez firm on suspensions -
A "late-night summit" between some Minnesota players and school officials did not provide any indication that the players' boycott of football activities would end in time for the Gophers to play in the upcoming Holiday Bowl, according to the Star Tribune. Joe Christensen reports that the school must "decide by noon Saturday" whether it will play in the game or force the bowl to choose a replacement team to face Washington State on Dec. 27 in San Diego.

Video released showing Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon punching a woman -
Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the video, which had been kept from public view by the city of Norman, had to be released to the media. The video of the incident can be seen on the website of The Oklahoman. Be advised -- and surely this will not be the only warning you see -- the footage is graphic.

After new CBA, here's what has to happen for Warriors to keep Durant and Curry -
The NBA has a new Collective Bargaining Agreement in place (in principle) and everyone's in the business of trying to figure out what this means for the league going forward. There are a number of impacts this new deal will have, from D-League contracts to minimum players getting more to how teams are going to keep big-name players.

Bringing in Dwight Howard one of many moves that have stripped Hawks' identity -
The Atlanta Hawks are 12-13, 10th in the East and losers of 11 of their last 14 games. Everybody's worst fears about their remodeled roster appear to have been well-founded -- after an encouraging 9-2 start, they're now 25th in offensive rating, 29th in turnover percentage and 29th in 3-point percentage, a far cry from the well-oiled offensive machine that they were two years ago and in the second half of last season.

Markieff Morris Blocked His Brother Marcus Then Let Him Know About It
Markieff Morris‘ ugly departure from the Phoenix Suns a couple of years ago was largely because the organization traded away his brother Marcus against his wishes. Like most twins, the two have an extremely close relationship, but when they’re on the court squaring off against one another, all bets are off.