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Sensational second half: Defensive intensity sends Jayhawks past Davidson, 89-71 |
What is not debatable is that the Jayhawks, who trailed at halftime for just the second time this season, out-played, out-toughed and outscored the Wildcats convincingly in the second half en route to a hard-fought, 89-71 victory Saturday night at Sprint Center.

Notebook: Mykhailiuk earns first start of the season |
With Santa sitting courtside and holiday cheer floating throughout the arena, Kansas junior Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk received an early Christmas present from Kansas coach Bill Self on Saturday night — his seventh career start and first since his freshman season.

Big second-half scoring burst lifts Jayhawks past Davidson |
While Davidson’s hot outside shooting propelled the Wildcats to a one-point halftime lead, the No. 3-ranked Jayhawks refocused late with the help of a senior and a freshman.

Postgame Report Card: Kansas 89, Davidson 71 | Tale of the Tait |
The Jayhawks were good in the first half and even better in the second half, bailing out their 0-for-8 first-half three-point shooting slump with a 6-of-13 clip in the second half. Kansas shot .485 from the floor for the game and finished with 23 second-chance points on 15 offensive rebounds.

KU women's basketball stuns Arizona, 75-51 |
Down by double-digits midway through the third quarter, Arizona guard Malena Washington decided to let the ball roll in front of her as she walked up the court, waiting until the last possible second to pick it up in attempt to savor the clock.

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Chargers owner 'has no choice' but to move team to Los Angeles -
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Giants will reportedly face fine for using walkie-talkie against Cowboys -
The New York Giants will soon be getting a call from the league office, and when they do, they'll be asked to fork over some money. According to multiple reports, the Giants are expected to be fined for illegally using a walkie-talkie on the sideline during last week's 10-7 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Malik Monk, Kentucky edge North Carolina in easily the wildest game of the year so far -
The best game of the season in college basketball transpired in Las Vegas on Saturday.

WATCH: Bernard Hopkins gets knocked entirely out of the boxing ring in final fight -
Boxing legend Bernard Hopkins was hoping for one more decisive victory to end his venerable career on. Instead, those hopes went out of the ring with the rest of his body in the boxer's first career knockout loss to Joe Smith on Saturday night in California.

Russell Westbrook's latest amazing triple-double is Magic Johnson-esque -
Russell Westbrook might not like people talking about his triple-doubles, but after the performance he had in the Thunder's 114-101 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, it's hard not to.