- Kansas Sports -
Kansas University senior forward Perry Ellis had the fourth lowest body fat of all players tested Wednesday at the 2016 NBA Combine in Chicago as reported by NBA.com.
Greene needed a fresh start and KU needed a break from Greene. Combine invitation or not, both the program and the player got what they needed from Greene making the decision he made and it should be interesting to see where Greene takes things from here.
The Kansas men's and women's track & field teams will travel to Fort Worth, Texas May 13-15 for the 2016 Big 12 Outdoor Championships held at the Lowdon Sports Complex on the campus of TCU.
Kansas, who is appearing in the NCAA Championship for the first time since 1999, will take on UC Santa Barbara in the first round of play on Friday, May 13 at 12 p.m. (CT) at the Hellman Tennis Center in Berkeley, California.
Kansas senior Connor Peck advanced to the sectional qualifying round for the 2016 U.S. Open Wednesday. He finished the day in sole possession of third-place, where he shot a three-under, 66, at Wichita Country Club.
- College Sports -
With Big 12 expansion back on the table, officials from the University of Houston, the University of Memphis, University of Central Florida and Colorado State University have been lobbying members of the Big 12's composition committee, according to documents ESPN.com has obtained.
University president David Rudd committed the school to a $500 million investment in "academic and athletic infrastructure" over the next five years. In addition, Memphis' package to the Big 12 included a letter from FedEx chairman Fred Smith, which stated that the company would be willing to become a "major Big 12 sponsor" in football and basketball if the conference were to include Memphis in their expansion plans, including sponsoring a championship game.
Colorado State athletic director Joe Parker says strong athletic program will speak for itself if Big 12 comes calling.
- Professional Sports -
Hundreds of energized Oklahoma City fans showed up to greet the team at the airport and several members of the Thunder roster documented the scene on social media. This kind of thing is all but unheard of in the NBA and it happens every year in college, particularly in March after teams make good or deep runs in the NCAA Tournament.
Opurum’s road to making the Broncos’ 53-man roster this summer figures to be a long one, but there’s no question that this opportunity represents his best shot to make and stick with an NFL franchise full-time.
The Nats' ace had his best stuff and then some against the Tigers on Wednesday night.
Freddy Galvis hit a fly to right-center field that Inciarte approached. As the ball descended, Inciarte gestured with his arms as if he'd lost the ball -- an act that convinced the baserunner, Carlos Ruiz, that the ball was going to drop in.
- In the News -
A 20-year-old University of Kansas student was kidnapped after a Tinder date turned violent.
Mr. Ed says: Sigh...