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Bill Self goes for win No. 600 tonight vs UMKC

It happened in Sun Valley, not so very long ago

- Kansas Sports -

For KU's Bill Self, passion for winning remains the same from win No. 1 to the brink of 600 |

"I would’ve thought 600 losses would be the deal instead of wins," Self joked Tuesday. "I thought if we could just get back to .500 it would be a remarkable trait. And those kids did. I mean, they played great. To leave Oral Roberts after four years with a winning record I think was the most remarkable thing we’ve done in coaching, considering we started out so poorly both years."

Gameday Breakdown: No. 3 KU basketball vs. UMKC |

"We’re gonna get better," Self said. "I really think, starting next week and then over the course of Christmas, we’ve got a chance to really try to get better, doing some things that we haven’t really put in the two-hour practices to date because of our schedule."

Where KU’s Carlton Bragg is struggling … and where he isn’t

The eye test probably doesn’t give him enough credit — a fact that advanced stats have been screaming to us through the first month of the season.

No. 3 Jayhawks' multiple options present challenge for foes

Stopping a hot shooter for Kansas often leads to problems containing another scorer. Junior guard Devonte' Graham was red hot in the first half of the No. 3 Jayhawks' most recent win against Stanford on Dec. 3. The fallout prompted some teasing from the Kansas staff after the 89-74 romp.

Jayhawks in NFL share their support for #TeamCole | Smithology |

"Cole, man, stay strong," Harris said. "We’re prayin’ for your family, prayin' for Miss Shanda. Just hope everything goes well."

Women's Basketball - Jayhawks begin homestand with Harvard

Kansas women's basketball returns to Allen Fieldhouse and begins a five-game homestand with Harvard on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m.

- College Sports -

2016 Heisman Trophy finalists -

Baker Mayfield, Dede Westbrook, Jabrill Peppers, Deshaun Watson, and Lamar Jackson will all be in New York.

Texas RB D'Onta Foreman leads four snubbed as 2016 Heisman Trophy finalists -

But for every finalist list, there's usually an ensuing list of snubs. And these four definitely have arguments to make.

Poll Attacks: Purdue shouldn't be dropping in the college basketball rankings -

Purdue keeps dropping in the Associated Press poll and has fallen completely off of three AP voters' ballots. This is silliness that will not be tolerated.

Army unveils bad-ass uniforms for showdown with Navy -

They're inspired by the 82nd Airborne Unit.
- Professional Sports -

Cubs raising ticket prices nearly 20 percent after World Series win

The exact figure of the average increase is 19.5 percent. The average single game ticket will be about $66, which is in line with what fans of the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox pay per game. As Greenberg notes, that figure could make the Cubs the most expensive ticket in baseball.

Jeff Fisher's problems are never his fault, and he has a contract extension to prove it -

Jeff Fisher may not be a very good football coach, but he is an outstanding excuse maker.

Kevin Harlan did play-by-play of fans on the field again and it was brilliant -

This is the best part of the NFL.