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Jayhawks add to 2016, 2017 recruiting classes

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KU football adds to both 2016 and 2017 recruiting classes |

Sunday afternoon, after another busy weekend of hosting official visitors, the Jayhawks landed a pair of 2017 commitments from Dallas-area offensive linemen and two more from a defensive end and a wide receiver in the 2016 class.

DE Isaiah Bean picks KU

This puts an end to the recruiting that was hectic over the last couple months since so many schools made a late push. In the last two weeks he picked up offers from Kansas, Iowa State, Cal, and Illinois with only two visits left.

Jayhawks land WR Evan Fairs

Fairs was an early commitment to Maryland after being one of their top wide receiver targets. But when the staff at Maryland was fired during the season he opened up his recruiting.

Starks sticking with KU despite new interest

On Monday coaches from Arizona and Arizona State made a trip to Warren Easton High to evaluate the quarterback.

Jayhawks land 2017 OL commit

Schools including SMU, Rice, and Texas Tech showed early interest in Hocker. When he informed the Kansas this morning of his decision he got a warm welcome.

The Day After: Quieting Kentucky | Tale of the Tait |

The biggest question now is, can Selden sustain that against every opponent the rest of the way. Nobody expects the junior guard to go for 33 points and carry the team night in and night out, but people — including his coaches and teammates — should expect for him to be able to play with the kind of aggression and intensity he showed against the Wildcats that not only won the game but also got KU's season back on track.

AUDIO - Kansas coach Bill Self reads fans' mean tweets on air | FOX Sports

Friday morning, Self appeared on 'Fescoe in the Morning” on 610 Sports Radio in Kansas City. During his segment he read some of the negative tweets directed at him and the Jayhawks during Monday night's 85-72 loss to Iowa State. (Mr. Ed says: Hmm I wonder if any of those users were blocked?)

Kansas volleyball humbly celebrates success |

Kansas set a number of team records, including best start (19-0), best finish (30-3) and best hitting percentage (.299, shattering the old mark of .254). The only schools to defeat Kansas, Texas (twice) and national champion Nebraska, played in the title match.

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Winners and losers from the Big 12-SEC Challenge - Men's College Basketball Blog- ESPN

Officially, the Big 12 was the big winner, as its predictable 7-3 victory was stamped late Saturday night Lawrence, Kansas, scored to the sacred Allen Fieldhouse rite of "Rock Chalk."

Newton rewrote rules but here's how cheating is still rampant in college -

Cam Newton's father, Cecil, helped rewrite the NCAA manual, but there is still plenty of cheating going on in college recruiting ... the NCAA is just trying to find it.

Beware, football recruits: Your coach likely won't stay four years -

Of the 650 head coaches and assistants who were coaching at current Power Five schools in 2011, 66 percent of them left the staff by 2015, according to a CBS Sports analysis of team rosters. Northwestern is the only Power Five team to keep its entire coaching staff intact from 2011-15, a period that represents the typical length of a college player's career.

No. 22 Wichita State passes toughest remaining test at Evansville -

The road to another undefeated Missouri Valley season is on in earnest for No. 22 Wichita State.

Joel Embiid trolls former Kentucky players over Wildcats' loss to Kansas |

On Saturday, Embiid's former school (Kansas) defeated Kentucky 90-84 in overtime. Not surprisingly, Embiid enjoyed the game very much and took the opportunity to let former Wildcats Nerlens Noel and Julius Randle know what he thinks of their former school.

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Keenan Allen: 'The fans got what they wanted; now let's see sellouts' -

San Diego's home stadium was often overrun by opposing fans this year.

- Never Forget -

12 years ago today, Space Shuttle Columbia broke up upon re-entry into the earth's atmosphere.